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Locations Downtown Charleston,SC to Elope

Elopement on the streets of Charleston SC

White Point Gardens

One of the most popular places to elope in Charleston SC, is White Point Gardens. This city park is also known as "Battery Park", as it is located in the battery at the edge of the peninsula. There is permit to obtain and  a fee to rent  from the county for 1 hour.

Elope at the Battery Park at Whitepoint Gardens

Washington Square

Washington Square is a small 1.48 acre park that packs in many iconic historical Charleston elements! Gas lanterns, monuments, wrought iron fencing, brick pathways, large mossy oaks, and a cobblestone street. There is permit to obtain and  a fee to rent  from the county for 1 hour.

Elope in Washington Square Downtown Charleston SC

Philadelphia Alley

This pedestrian path in historic Charleston stretches just one block, running north from Queen Street to Cumberland between Church and State. Although limited in length, it nevertheless is widely known for its quiet shade and lowcountry charm. In fact, local legend and Grammy winner Darius Rucker shot much of his video for “Come Back Song” here. There is no permit required. 

Elope in Philadelphia Alley in Downtown Charleston

One of the most popular places to elope in Charleston SC, is Waterfront Park This city park is also known as "Battery Park", as it is located in the battery at the edge of the peninsula. There is permit to obtain and a fee to rent  from the county for 1 hour.

Elope at Joe Riley Waterfront Park

 Hampton Park

Hampton Park is the largest park in Charleston, located on the upper peninsula. It is one of the few City of Charleston parks that have restrooms. The colors and textures of the gardens create many photo opportunities! There is a pond with a fountain, beautiful walkways, a gazebo, and huge mossy live oak trees. This park is not near historic downtown. There is permit to obtain and a fee to rent from the county for 1 hour.

Elope at Hampton Park in Charleston SC with no rental fee

Longitude Lane

Longitude Lane is a short, narrow alley in urban Charleston that has captured the imagination of countless tourists and residents alike.  It offers one of the most picturesque views in the city, giving pedestrians a glimpse back in time to what Charleston must have looked like before the modern age of transportation

Elope on Longitude Lane in Downtown Charleston SC
Elopement in charleston

Other Charleston Area
Places to Elope

Charles Towne Landing 

One of the MOST beautiful venues in Charleston.  The outdoor grounds venue is included in the Charles Towne Elopement Package.The elopement permit is $500 Monday - Friday, and $750 on Saturday and Sunday. The elopement is limited to 10 guests, bride and groom, officiant, and photographer. No chairs or decorations are allowed. ( To see complete list of Elopement rules, you can visit Charles Towne Landing Website.) The elopement permit is included in the Charletowne Elopement Package!

Elope at Charlestown Landing in Charlestown SC with large oak trees

Cypress Gardens

Cypress Gardens iScenic paths and bridges provide the perfect backdrop to capture everlasting images of your special day. The beautiful 170-acres is a favorite destination for both locals & visitors from around the world. You deserve the wedding of your dreams!

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Magnolia Plantation

If you’re hosting an event, you’ve come to the right place! Magnolia is an idyllic spot for intimate family gatherings, grand wedding receptions, corporate strategy sessions or social celebrations.

Whatever your vision, we can help! Host an outdoor event under ancient live oaks. Plan an indoor-outdoor celebration on the banks of the Ashley River. Organize an elegant reception on the porch of Magnolia’s 19th-century house, overlooking our magnificent romantic style gardens. Add $1000 on to package for rental of park.

Elope at Magnolia Plantation in Charleston SC

The Memorial Waterfront Park, located beneath the foot of the Ravenel Bridge along the Cooper River in Mount Pleasant, brings history, recreation, and nature together in one place. Along with the war memorial itself, visitors will find a large pier with a tackle and gift shop, a playground, an open-air sweetgrass basket pavilion, and lots of green space

Elope by the water at Waterfront Park and pier in Charleston

Folly Beach Wishing Tree Shoreline

If you’ve always dreamed of a laid back beach wedding, the Folly Beach Wishing Tree beach is your dream come true. The wishing tree is located at the end of Folly Beach County Park and is adorned with strings of seashells, placed on its branches by wish makers. $100 add on travel fee

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