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Gone Country Photography by Torianna Brooke Photography

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Driftwood Beach Photography by Apt. B Photography

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IN EVERY ISSUE 12 Editor’s Letter 16 Contributors

Bohemian Rapsody Photography by Halle Morgan Photography

T H E D E TA I L S 18 How to Plan (or Replan) for Anything

By Sara Watson

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Wedded Bliss

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By Jen Marie Wiggins

BlueRibbon Bliss

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Photography by Teresa Earnest Social

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Natural Wonder By Sylvie Baggett

In Season

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Jason

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Brett

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Mario

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Antonio

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Party Time

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Something Blue

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EDITOR’S LETTER

THERE WASN’T A GLOBAL PANDEMIC when I got married in March 2019, but my now-husband and I had our own practical and circumstantial reasons to revamp an oversized event into a midweek, midafternoon elopement — 2 p.m on a Wednesday in Savannah’s sun-dappled Pulaski Square, to be exact. The bride wore ASOS, with shoes from Target. The guest list was nil. Instead of a reception, we scarfed down burgers and champagne with two dear friends at Crystal Beer Parlor, a historic restaurant within walking distance of our teeny, tiny ceremony. From afar, my mom gifted me with a custom bridal bouquet by Urban Poppy: a wild, springtime assemblage of flowers dripping with seeded eucalyptus and innumerable tones of soft pink. On a friend’s recommendation, I hired makeup artist Sarah Lawless to compose a natural look not unlike the ones featured on page 23. I walked downstairs to show my groom the final, radiant result; he cracked an approving smile and a celebratory beer, and soon we were on our way. When we arrived downtown, I dutifully fed the parking meter, estimating coin by coin how long it would take to go from fiancée to wife. All these memories, both momentous and mundane, made

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the day — one so different than what we had once envisioned — simply unforgettable. Every bride deserves the wedding of her dreams, but what happens when health concerns and restrictions might prevent that from happening? We’ve got a few ideas. From the Lowcountry creatives offering bespoke micro weddings to expert planners sharing their best insights and predictions for weddings through 2021, brides can feel confident that area vendors are facilitating safe yet stunning weddings of all sizes. This undeniably beautiful issue of Southern Coastal Weddings presents inspiration for grand affairs, too — a personal favorite is Kathryn and Ryan Pross’s waterfront Real Wedding on page 56 (Manolo Blahnik heels! Six cakes!). But even if the day is just you and your spouse-to-be, I can tell you from experience: It’s going to be perfect.

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How to Plan (or Replan) for Anything Weddings might look different these days, but love is never canceled. Here, planners and caterers share their top tips for switching gears — gracefully. Written by SARA WATSON

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THE EXPERT: Tara Skinner, owner, Tara Skinner Weddings & Events

“The No. 1 thing we’ve been telling our brides is to be flexible,” Skinner says. Still, there are a few questions you can ask your planners to help know what to expect. Skinner says all couples should ask if there is a postponement or rescheduling fee if they have to move their date. “We personally don’t charge that fee, because we know in the end this isn’t something our brides want to happen,” she says. “We feel like an added fee on top of the chaos and stress of changing plans creates worry and anxiety for our couples, and we want to do everything we can to alleviate that.” While you might need to keep an open mind when it comes to changing your wedding date, Skinner notes other details can hold firm, even if you’re moving your wedding from spring to fall or winter to summer. “Your vendors — specifically your planner and florist — have spent countless hours working on the design for the current vision, and changing anything up or starting over could result in additional design fees.” Instead, Skinner suggests swapping out smaller accents, makeup or accessories to reflect a different season (for more, see page 23).

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THE EXPERT: Wendy Armstrong, executive chef and owner, Thrive Catering

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THE EXPERT: Renee Peterson, co-owner and business and event manager, Rustic to Ritz Events

Peterson suggests couples consider the bespoke wedding trend. “ We have a new project called Petite Weddings Savannah that gives a couple all the fabulous elements of a full Savannah event for a fraction of the price,” she says. But even small weddings require the expert help of a planner. “ My couples have needed

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Hiring vendors who are professionally safe but also innovative and creative is a must, Armstrong says. She speaks from experience: “ Lately, we’ve been presenting the wedding dinner in such a way that guests have told us it’s better than a buffet,” Armstrong says, noting standout dishes like fish en papillote and a custom crème brûleé station — “ The chef is literally sanitizing the dish as it’s being served, and it smells so good.” What’s more, if your 250-person wedding is now down to, say, 25, you can go all out for a truly unforgettable meal. “ When we get a larger group downsizing to an elopement or micro wedding, we offer our private chef menu, which we typically save for elite house parties,” she says. Armstrong admits the cake, a hallmark of any wedding, “ took a minute to figure out,” but Thrive Catering now offers a petite cake for cutting and individual cupcakes for guests. There’s also the option for a larger, more traditional cake: “ We have them schedule the cake-cutting photo early, then whisk it away to the back to portion up safely for guests,” she says.

TOP: Stick with your original flowers and design to avoid additional fees. ABOVE: Plated dinners add elegance — and safety.

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The Lowcountry’s temperate climate allows for outdoor ceremonies year-round.

If you opt for a downsized big day, you might be scratching your head over how to “uninvite” guests. “Communicate honestly with your invited guests, and ask that they respect you enough to respond honestly as well.”

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Keep guests updated on changes, whether by formal correspondence or a simple email.

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different levels of support, and I know this because I know them,” she says. “ We communicate often through email, phone calls, text messages and video calls — and we get to know each other even better when we eventually meet across the table rather than across the country.” If you opt for a downsized big day, you might be scratching your head over how to “ uninvite ” guests. “ Communicate honestly with your invited guests, and ask that they respect you enough to respond honestly as well,” she says. Here’s a professional prompt, from Peterson herself: “ To our dear family and friends, we are so happy that you have expressed the desire to witness our wedding vows and share in our joy on our special day! We so wish that our original wedding plans had become a reality, but they simply are not possible at this time. To comply with guidelines for gatherings, we have chosen to have a private ceremony with a few witnesses. We will have a video created so that you will be able to attend in spirit. We love you, and we want to keep you safe and healthy!”

CONSIDER ALL TYPES OF ADJUSTMENTS

THE EXPERT: Bonnie Kaar, co-owner and event planner, First City Events

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While you might have to shift something as drastic as your wedding day, there are other, smaller changes to consider to make sure your event is enjoyable and safe for guests, Kaar says. “ The types of changes range from spacing tables farther apart and providing hand-sanitizing stations to lowering your guest count,” Kaar says. And planning ahead — even farther ahead than you’d normally think — is a must. “ We are all hopeful that we won’t be dealing with the virus throughout 2021, but knowing what your planner’s policies are in advance will make it less stressful as you keep abreast of the current situation,” Kaar says. Go ahead and broach any concerns with your planners, too: “ Just as you discuss rain plan options for an outdoor event, you can discuss coronavirus options. The earlier you have a plan in place, the less stressful it is for everyone.”

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THE EXPERT: Cynthia Creighton-Jones, owner, Cape Creations Catering Inc.

It’s natural to think about yourself during wedding planning: it’s your day, after all. But remember, changes impact your vendors, too. “ Planning a wedding is a joyous and fun process, yet now one needs to consider postponing or having a smaller wedding, and we are working with our clients to allow them to move their dates at no additional cost,” Creighton-Jones says. “ On the flip side, we hope that our clients understand that every vendor they work with is a small business, and that business has been severely impacted by COVID.” As a member of both the Savannah Wedding Vendors group and the International Caterers Association, Creighton-Jones has seen industry-wide ripple effects close to home and worldwide. Still, it’s also helped her think outside the box to accommodate brides — or inside the box, in some cases. “ For one client, we are doing a complete drop-off, with charcuterie bento boxes for hors d’oeuvres and a lovely boxed entree. Think of it as an upscale picnic box,” she says. SCW

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WEDDED BLISS A new elopement package trades stress for simplicity Written by JEN MARIE WIGGINS

ONCE UPON A TIME, eloping conjured up visions of a plane ride to Las Vegas and a tacky wedding chapel, replete with fake flowers and by-the-yard tulle. Today’s couples, however, seek a more thoughtful and elegant elopement, and one Savannah-based creative is answering the call, with the help of some of the city’s most esteemed vendors. Apt. B Photography owner Wendy Norman noticed that while her big weddings for spring and summer had been postponed or canceled due to coronavirus, there was an uptick in smaller, intimate weddings and elopements. “I thought about brides who either already planned one wedding and didn’t want to have to fully replan a smaller one, or brides who opted to forgo a big wedding entirely,” Norman recalls. While Norman recognized the “heartbreaking” decision to cancel dream weddings, she also saw a way to help. “I wanted to streamline the decision-making

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process for those who were now choosing to elope,” she says. “I realized what they wanted and needed is simplicity — and no stress.” Drawing on her years of experience as a wedding photographer, Norman created The Savannah Elopement Package. Using a selection of hand-picked and trusted vendors, Norman’s all-inclusive, single-contract package provides all the necessary services a pair might need tie the knot in the Hostess City. The Savannah Elopement Package is designed to offer both flexibility and simplicity. The package includes photography with Apt. B Photography (Norman’s company), a bouquet and boutonniere from Ivory & Beau, a petite wedding cake from Wicked Cakes, bridal glam by Royal Makeup & Hair and use of a local officiant. When it comes to location, Norman notes Forsyth Park or any of Savannah’s many iconic squares are still the most popular places for the ceremony, though the

options are limited only by the a couple’s imagination. Certain elements are customizable (think cake and transportation options), and since she serves as a single point of contact for each wedding, Norman often provides referrals and ideas to allow couples to personalize the event even more: After the ceremony, the newlyweds might celebrate at a special restaurant or plan a small outdoor reception with a handful of family and friends. “The most important thing is that the couple feels special and unique, and that the day be tailored to them,” Norman says. “We strive to provide the same kind of on-trend details with a beautiful, modern and whimsical aesthetic — no different than any of the larger celebrations we saw before the pandemic.” Certainly, this marriage of ingenuity and service is one option that many couples will embrace. SCW savannahelopementpackage.com

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Natural Wonder Self-care rituals for a (seemingly) effortless wedding look Written by SYLVIE BAGGETT

WHEN IT COMES TO THE BIG DAY, most brides aim to capture that elusive “myself-but-better” countenance: radiant skin, enhanced features and no-fuss hair. Although

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the final, natural aesthetic may seem effortless, it’s no secret that it takes some work (read: pamper time) to help brides radiate their most beautiful, confident look to date.

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According to Rose-Marie Swift, founder of obsession-worthy clean makeup and skincare brand RMS Beauty, a minimal approach is the biggest statement a bride can make with her makeup. “The most important thing for a bride is to be herself,” Swift says. “The second is to have radiant skin.” RMS Beauty uses raw, organic ingredients like vitamin E and castor seed oil to nurture the skin, and, according to Swift, achieving a lit-from-within glow is as easy as 1, 2, 3: “The secret to beautiful skin is using the RMS Luminizer, never over-powdering and remembering that less is more.” We’ll take her word for it — Swift has beautified the faces of Gisele Bündchen, Miranda Kerr, Zoe Saldana and Tilda Swinton, to name a few. While products play a crucial role in a natural beauty look, the application is just as important. “As a seasoned make-up artist, it really just becomes intuitive,” says Jules De Jesus Fritz, owner and founder of Dollface by Jules. “Achieving natural-looking makeup isn’t necessarily about wearing less product, but rather being strategic about product placement.” For example, opt for a lighter-coverage foundation, and spot-conceal any blemishes with a more heavy-duty concealer to keep makeup undetectable. “The goal of wedding makeup,” De Jesus Fritz says, “is to make sure the bride feels like the best version of herself.”

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If there’s one thing you’re guaranteed to do on your wedding day (besides cry happy tears), it’s smile. But if your smile isn’t your favorite feature, Savannah Dental’s Dr. Stephanie Sweeney recommends Invisalign aligners for a clear, no-nonsense way to straighten your teeth. Invisalign uses 3D imagery to fit your teeth and gum line exactly, Sweeney says. Every one to two weeks, with guidance from your dentist, you’ll receive new trays to keep your teeth on track with full results in as little as six months — without having to compromise your dayto-day routine. Simply take them out when you’re at your cake tasting or being treated to bachelorette cocktails. The best part? Even when they’re in, they’re hardly noticeable. If you have a “gummy” smile, you may have a hyperactive lip, Sweeney says, where the upper lip elevator muscles noticeably contract to reveal more of your gums than perhaps you’d like. A tiny injection of Botox can help relax the lip and frame your newly straightened teeth. This nonsurgical procedure provides natural results within a matter of days and lasts for months. And, of course, there’s teeth whitening. Book your in-office appointment for Zoom — the teeth-whitening procedure, not the video-conferencing app — about two weeks in advance for up to eight shades of lift. The process takes about an hour, and all you have to do is sit back and relax.


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L O C K S O F L OV E

Lowcountry humidity practically begs for you to embrace your hair’s natural texture. To combat any frizzy flyaways, Hannah Mills, owner of Hustle and Blow Dry Bar (a certified sustainable salon), recommends a keratin smoothing treatment. “The smoothing treatment is ultra-fast and brings hair to its ideal, most beautiful condition without damaging it or using dangerous chemicals, like formaldehyde, that are common in other treatments.” Once the hair has been prepped with a smoothing treatment, day-of styling is a breeze. Most brides opt for a half-up, half-down hairstyle that complements natural texture or added waves. No fussy updos to worry about here. For Black brides, hair stylist Jasmin Hunt of Laidbyjay recommends that a stylist and bride collaborate on the type of hair a bride selects well before the big day, ensuring the bride’s vision can be achieved. To help keep stress levels low, Hunt styles the bridal party’s hair in the week leading up to the wedding with finishing touches on the day of to keep everything looking polished. Popular wedding styles are typically updos or sew-ins that are styled into low buns with face-framing curls or pin curls and big waves. As for the one hair product a bride should keep in her touch-up kit? “Hairspray,” Mills says. Not only does it hold your style in place but it can also double as a volumizer if rubbed gently toward the root. Hunt concurs — to maintain your style, prep and pin the curls before giving them a hefty dose of hairspray, leaving them to set until just before you walk down the aisle.

It’s best to start incorporating facials and other skincare treats into your regimen six months before the wedding day to ensure any problem areas have been taken care of and that skin is prepped for any last-minute treatments. At Vitali Medspa, the Radiance HydraFacial is a favorite among bridal clients, thanks to its brightening ingredients alpha-arbutin and ascorbic acid (otherwise known as vitamin C). These are used in combination with LED light therapy to help reduce dark spots and even skin tone. To intensify results, Vitali Medspa recommends pairing the HydraFacial with a session of dermaplaning — a manual exfoliation using a medical-grade sterile blade to remove peach fuzz and dead skin cells — to help products penetrate deeper. Dr. Corrinne Howington of Low Country Dermatology shares that dermaplaning has an added benefit: makeup goes on much smoother. Two weeks before you say “I do,” consider a Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) plus microneedling treatment. PRP therapy involves drawing a small amount of blood, then isolating the nutrient-dense platelets for use with microneedles. Microneedling allows for controlled stimulation of the skin’s self-repair process by creating precise, micro-injuries in the skin, triggering new collagen formation without causing scar tissue or damage. The PRP is applied where the skin has been opened to boost healing properties and catalyze the collagen production process. SCW

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Ships of the Sea Museum in downtown Savannah is surrounded by the largest privately owned garden in the historic district. ✴✴✴ The charming Scarbrough Garden is ideal for wedding ceremonies offering a large brick terrace between the majestic Museum stairway and a pavilion. Under the shadow of a century-old Sycamore, this intimate garden is full of lush greenery complimented by seasonal plantings. ✴✴✴ The North Garden includes a Maple Grove and a pergola along a vine-covered brick wall. Follow the stairs down into the Assembly Room, bordered by a citrus grove and a natural garden. This open-air, covered event space has in-house lighting, a catering room, restrooms, and a private bridal suite.

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IN SEASON Stay perennially chic — even if your wedding date has shifted — with style inspo for any time of year

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FOR GROOMS

Great American Series Smokey Robinson limited edition Shinola watch, 13 Secrets Jewelry Gallery, 13secret.com

FOR GUYS Sottero and Midgley gown available through Ivory & Beau, ivoryandbeau.com

Blue by Betsey Johnson Bryn pumps, Dillard’s dillards.com

SockSmith socks, J. Parker Ltd. jparkerltd.com

FOR GALS

SPRING

Pima robe, Lake Pajamas lakepajamas.com

Botanical dog leash, Ivory & Beau ivoryandbeau.com

FOR GUESTS

Mini insect repellant spray, No Natz nonatz.com

Custom petal toss boxes, Ivory & Beau ivoryandbeau.com

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Orchid cathedral veil available through Ivory & Beau, ivoryandbeau.com

Peonies, tulips and ranunculus all radiate springtime. Find them at Madame Chrysanthemum in the Historic District.


FOR GROOMS

Beettan organic sunless tanning spray beettan.com

Sugar SPF lip treatment in Punch, Bluemercury bluemercury.com

David Donahue twill weave Italian silk neck tie, J. Parker Ltd. jparkerltd.com

FOR GUYS

SUMMER

Blue cat’s-eye cufflinks with bullet-back closure, Levy Jewelers levyjewelers.com

FOR GALS

Lillian West gown available through Camellia Bridal, camelliabridal.com

Sea Islands carry-all case, Spartina 449 spartina449.com

FOR GUESTS

Nina Deloise dress sandal, Dillard’s dillards.com

Adele Amelia birdcage veil available through Camellia Bridal, camelliabridal.com

Head to Urban Poppy, with two locations in Savannah, for sweet and summery blooms.

Monogrammed frosted cups, Emily McCarthy Shoppe emilymccarthy.com

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FOR GROOMS

Stainless steel polished woodeninlay enameled cufflinks, 13 Secrets Jewelry Gallery, 13secret.com

FOR GUYS Lip tint in Lover’s Choice, Kjaer Weis kjaerweis.com

Blush by Hayley Paige gown available through BleuBelle Bridal, bleubelle.com

Turner Brackish bowtie, with pheasant feathers, J. Parker Ltd. jparkerltd.com

FOR GALS

FALL

14k gold-plated stainless steel initial necklace, Harper Boutique harpersavannah.com

Badgley Mischka embellished ankle-strap pumps, Dillard’s, dillards.com

FOR GUESTS

Hand cleanser in 2 oz. cobalt blue glass spritzer, Salacia Salts salaciasalts.com

Blossom Veils embroidered veil available through BleuBelle Bridal, bleubelle.com

Tony Frederici draped cape available through BleuBelle Bridal, bleubelle.com

Play with palette and texture for fall using eucalyptus and thistle, says Madame Chrysanthemum owner Michele Mikulec.


FOR GROOMS

Blue by Betsey Johnson rhinestone booties, Dillard’s, dillards.com

BHLDN Ayala shrug bhldn.com

River Wind Brackish bowtie, with guinea and pheasant feathers wrapped with black grosgrain, J. Parker Ltd., jparkerltd.com

FOR GUYS

WINTER

William Henry Kestrel Blue Cove knife, titanium, inlaid with Norway Blue Spruce pine cone, Levy Jewelers, levyjewelers.com

FOR GALS

Lele Sadoughi padded pearl headband lelesadoughi.com

Kinross cashmere weathered botanical print scarf/wrap, Copper Penny shopcopperpenny.com

FOR GUESTS

Stella York ball gown with pearls available through J’Adore Bridal Boutique, jadorebridal.com

Justin Alexander Signature bow-back gown available through J’Adore Bridal Boutique, jadorebridal.com

John Davis Florist has a knack for dramatic arrangements, perfect for winter.

Lip balms in assorted Southern flavors like Key Lime, Mint Julep, Peach and more, Savannah Bee Co., savannahbee.com SCW

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Emily and Dallas

Scrivner LOCATION OF CEREMONY & RECEPTION: Bethesda Academy OFFICIANT: Bill Gillespie WEDDING PLANNER: Tara Skinner Weddings

& Events PHOTOGRAPHER: Bud Johnson Photography COLOR PALETTE

GARDEN PA R T Y

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FLORIST: John Davis Florist CEREMONY MUSIC: New Arts

Ensemble RECEPTION MUSIC: Men of Distinction CAKE: Flirt with Dessert CATERING: Susan Mason Catering BRIDAL GOWN: Essence of Australia HAIR AND MAKEUP: Bride’s Side Beauty BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: Amsale,

Dessy, Jenny Yoo, Theia GROOM’S ATTIRE: Custom Men’s Wearhouse RENTALS: Amazing Event Rentals TRANSPORTATION: Kelly Tours STATIONERY: Merry Times CUSTOM SIGNS: AR Chalkboard

Designs PAPER STYLING: Emily Dover Designs

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one wedding day at a time. Rustic to Ritz Events is a premier wedding planning event management company based in Savannah, currently serving Georgia and South Carolina.

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Transporting you in Vintage Luxury Callan’s Classics now offers SEVEN gorgeous vintage cars to make your special day even more incredible. Schedule one of our beautiful classic cars for your special day!

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Morgan and Jared

Schmidt LOCATION OF CEREMONY & RECEPTION: The Ford Plantation WEDDING PLANNER: Design Studio

South PHOTOGRAPHER: Joseph Rogero VIDEOGRAPHER: Savannah Wedding Films FLORIST: A to Zinnias CEREMONY MUSIC: JL Music Service RECEPTION MUSIC: The Maxx Band CAKE: Vanilla and The Bean CATERING:

The Ford Plantation BRIDAL GOWN: Amsale HAIR AND MAKEUP: Amazing You Bridal Hair and Makeup GROOM’S ATTIRE: The Black Tux STATIONERY:

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Drawing upon the natural beauty and unique charm of the Coastal Georgia and South Carolina region, Southern Coastal Weddings offers an elevated and authentic view of the region’s wedding culture … ever after, circa now. Available at shopsavannahmagazine.com

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Kristen

Lee Smith, M.D., and Jason Aaron Barton, M.D. LOCATION OF CEREMONY & RECEPTION:

Jekyll Ocean Club

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LOCATION OF REHEARSAL DINNER:

Jekyll Island Club Grand Dining Room WEDDING PLANNER: Jekyll Island Club PHOTOGRAPHER: Brooke Roberts Photography FLORIST: Cottage Flowers MUSIC: Island Sound DJs CAKE: Jekyll Island Club CATERING: Jekyll Island Club OTHER DESSERTS: Homemade Caribbean

desserts BRIDAL GOWN: Rue de Seine from Lovely Bride Miami HAIR AND MAKEUP: Monique A. Smith, sister

of bride BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: Alex Marie GROOM’S ATTIRE: JoS. A. Bank GROOM’S ACCESSORIES: Grey Matter brain cufflinks from AnnaSiivonen on Etsy RINGS: Bride’s ring by Union Diamond; groom’s ring, family heirloom (grandfather’s) TRANSPORTATION: Martin’s Wedding

Transportation STATIONERY: Invitations by Leston SOMETHING OLD: Garter SOMETHING NEW:

Earrings SOMETHING BORROWED: Headpiece SOMETHING BLUE: Stuart Weitzman shoes

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Taylor and

Brett Silverstein LOCATION OF CEREMONY & RECEPTION:

Georgia State Railroad Museum LOCATION OF REHEARSAL DINNER: Soho South Cafe WEDDING PLANNER: Ivory & Beau

COLOR PALETTE

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PHOTOGRAPHER: Izzy + Co. VIDEOGRAPHER:

I Thee Film FLORIST: Ivory & Beau CEREMONY MUSIC: Michael Houston, violin RECEPTION MUSIC:

Shimmer Band CAKE: Wicked Cakes of Savannah CATERING: Savannah Event Catering BRIDAL GOWN: Paloma Blanca from Kleinfeld Bridal,

New York HAIR AND MAKEUP: Royal Makeup & Hair GROOM’S ATTIRE: Hugo Boss GROOM’S ACCESSORIES: Cartier cufflinks RENTALS:

EventWorks Rentals LIGHTING: Advanced A/V Rentals TRANSPORTATION: Old Savannah Tours

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VIP TRAILERS • 3 Stall • 5 Stall • 6 Stall • 10 Stall • portable toilets

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Jacqueline and

Mario Zola LOCATION OF CEREMONY: Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist LOCATION OF RECEPTION: Mansion on

Forsyth Park LOCATION OF REHEARSAL DINNER: The Olde Pink House OFFICIANT: The Rev. Daniel Firmin

COLOR PALETTE

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WEDDING PLANNER: Design Studio

South PHOTOGRAPHER: Vitor Lindo Photo + Video VIDEOGRAPHER: Vitor Lindo Photo + Video FLORIST: Kato Floral Designs COCKTAIL HOUR MUSIC: New Arts Ensemble RECEPTION MUSIC: All About You

Entertainment CAKE: Wicked Cakes of Savannah CATERING: Mansion on Forsyth Park BRIDAL GOWN: Rita Vinieris from Boca Raton Bridal HAIR AND MAKEUP: Bride’s Side Beauty GROOM’S ATTIRE: The Black Tux RINGS: Stampar Jewelers RENTALS:

Pretty Vintage Rentals, EventWorks Rentals PHOTO BOOTH: TapSnap TRANSPORTATION: Callan’s Classics,

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Florian Stamm

and Antonio Jones LOCATION OF CEREMONY: Driftwood Beach

on Jekyll Island OFFICIANT: Keith Hollingsworth WEDDING PLANNER: Robyne N. Gordon at Carrie Belle Events PHOTOGRAPHER: Brooke Roberts Photography VIDEOGRAPHER: Rainey Gregg Photography & Videography FLORIST: Leneille Moon at Special Event Factory GROOMS’ ATTIRE: J.Crew, Chubbies GROOMS’ ACCESSORIES: Tudor Watches, Tissot RINGS: Custom by Niessing Jewelry

in Berlin, Germany COLOR PALETTE

AN ISLAND ELOPEMENT

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Kathryn

and Ryan Pross LOCATION OF CEREMONY: Isle of Hope United

Methodist Church LOCATION OF RECEPTION: The Landings

Harbor Marina LOCATION OF REHEARSAL DINNER: 1540 Room

at The DeSoto Savannah OFFICIANT: The Rev. Mike Ricker COLOR PALETTE

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WEDDING PLANNER: Carlson’s Premier Events PHOTOGRAPHER: Mark Williams Studio VIDEOGRAPHER: I Thee Film FLORIST: Carlson’s

Premier Events CEREMONY MUSIC: Nancy Vogelsang at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church COCKTAIL HOUR MUSIC: Stutz and Carla RECEPTION MUSIC:

The Time of Your Life CAKE: Lynn Lewis, mother of the bride, Kelli Hilliard CATERING: Nick Mueller at Mahgniffe Catering BRIDAL GOWN: Custom with pieces sourced from Savannah and New York BRIDAL ACCESSORIES: Manolo Blahnik shoes; veil passed

down from bride’s cousin HAIR AND MAKEUP: Genevieve Routon, Tina Washington BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: Bella Bridesmaids GROOM’S ATTIRE: JoS. A.

Bank GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: JoS. A. Bank RINGS: Harkleroad Diamonds & Fine Jewelry; bride’s wedding band: family heirloom passed down from groom’s grandmother RENTALS: Carlson’s Premier Events, Amazing Event Rentals BAR: Ryan Roberts LIGHTING: JLK Events TRANSPORTATION: Old Savannah Tours STATIONERY: Reaves Engraving

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Paru and Hanish

Patel LOCATION OF CEREMONY: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa LOCATION OF RECEPTION: Georgia State Railroad Museum LOCATION OF SANGEET: Savannah Station LOCATION OF WELCOME GATHERING:

The Grove Savannah LOCATION OF SUNDAY BRUNCH: Vic’s on the River COLOR PALETTE

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WEDDING PLANNER: Design Studio

South PHOTOGRAPHER: Jeff & Mollie Weddings VIDEOGRAPHER: Jeff & Mollie Weddings FLORIST: A to Zinnias MUSIC: DJ Jaz SANGEET MC: Prasad

Vasamsetti CAKE: Savannah’s Hall of Cakes CATERING: Naan Appetit SERVERS: Trace Staffing Solutions OTHER DESSERTS: King of Pops HAIR AND MAKEUP: Glam by Richa MEHENDI ARTIST: Bhavya Patel

at Krishna Salon RENTALS: Amazing Event Rentals, Anmol Kismet Weddings, Ooh! Events, Royal Restrooms LIGHTING: JLK Events LIVE PAINTING ARTIST: Maggie Smith Kuhn at

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Harley

and Kaleb Smith LOCATION OF CEREMONY & RECEPTION:

Oldfield River Club LOCATION OF REHEARSAL DINNER: Oldfield OFFICIANT: David Daus WEDDING PLANNER: Scott Marchbanks

of Frills by Scott COLOR PALETTE

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PHOTOGRAPHER: Mark Williams

Studio FLORIST: Em Creative Floral MUSIC: Shockwave Entertainment CAKE: CAKE Catering & Custom Cakes CATERING: Oldfield BRIDAL GOWN:

Custom Jovani Gown designed by Scott Marchbanks of Frills by Scott BRIDAL ACCESSORIES: Frills by Scott HAIR AND MAKEUP: Dennis Miller at

Hello Gorgeous Salon; Candice Elrod at 67 Styles BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: Frills by Scott GROOM’S ATTIRE: Men’s Wearhouse GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: Men’s Wearhouse STATIONERY: Marielle W. Singletary at Mark Williams Studio SOMETHING OLD: Late father’s wedding band made into necklace SOMETHING BORROWED: A sixpence

coin in the bride’s shoe SOMETHING BLUE: Notes in blue ink written on

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Malik, a New York Police Department police officer, gave this patch to Kristin. She sewed it into her dress as a surprise — and her “something blue.”

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Kristin and Malik McCloud LOCATION OF CEREMONY: Harper Fowlkes

House LOCATION OF RECEPTION: Soho South Cafe OFFICIANT: The Rev. Steven Schulte WEDDING PLANNER: Ivory & Beau PHOTOGRAPHER: Apt. B Photography VIDEOGRAPHER: Square City Productions FLORIST: Ivory & Beau CEREMONY MUSIC:

Chris Dooley RECEPTION MUSIC: All About You Entertainment CAKE: Gigi’s Cupcakes OTHER DESSERTS: Leopold’s Ice Cream BRIDAL GOWN: Martina Liana from Lotus

Bridal HAIR AND MAKEUP: Beyond Beautiful by Heather BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: Brideside New York City GROOM’S ATTIRE: Men’s Wearhouse RENTALS: Carlson’s Premier Events TRANSPORTATION: Old Savannah Tours COLOR PALETTE

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Norm Kennedy and

Adam Marlowe LOCATION OF CEREMONY AND RECEPTION: Crane Cottage at Jekyll

Island Club WEDDING PLANNER: Jekyll Island Club PHOTOGRAPHER: Brooke Roberts Photography FLORIST: Cottage Flowers MUSIC: Island Sound DJs CAKE: Jekyll Island Club GROOMS’ ATTIRE: Savvi Formalwear RINGS: Manly Bands COLOR PALETTE

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Stacey and

Brandon Whitmire LOCATION OF CEREMONY & RECEPTION:

Montage Palmetto Bluff LOCATION OF REHEARSAL DINNER: May

River Golf Club, catered by Montage Palmetto Bluff WEDDING PLANNER & COORDINATOR:

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Kelli Corn of Kelli Corn Weddings PHOTOGRAPHER: Michael and

Carina FLORIST: Flowers by Sue CEREMONY MUSIC: Hilton Head Entertainment RECEPTION MUSIC: DJ Wade at OtherBrother

Entertainment CAKE: Minette Rushing Custom Cakes CATERING: Montage Palmetto Bluff BRIDAL GOWN: Hispalis by Atelier Pronovias BRIDAL ROBES: Le Rose, Plum

Pretty Sugar JEWELRY: Moyer Fine Jewelers HAIR AND MAKEUP: Bride’s Side Beauty BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: Madeline Gardner from

Nancy’s Bridal Boutique GROOM’S ATTIRE: Allure Men GROOM’S ACCESSORIES: Luwrine linen necktie

and pocket square GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: Allure Men with Luwrine

neckties and pocket squares RINGS: Moyer Fine Jewelers RENTALS: Ooh! Events STATIONERY: Shine Wedding Invitations SOMETHING BLUE: Bella Belle T-strap beaded

ivory wedding heels with blue leather lining

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DETAILS COUPLE’S NAMES: Katherine and

Reed Bennett LOCATION OF CEREMONY: Isle of Hope United

Methodist Church LOCATION OF RECEPTION: The Westin Savannah

Harbor Golf Resort & Spa LOCATION OF REHEARSAL DINNER: The Chatham Club

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LOCATION OF WELCOME PARTY: Soho South

Cafe OFFICIANT: The Rev. Meg Procopio WEDDING PLANNER: Tara Skinner Weddings &

Events PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelli Boyd Photography VIDEOGRAPHER: Jones & Co. FLORALS: August Floral & Event Design; Beth

Owens; Fancy Plants CEREMONY MUSIC: Nancy Vogelsang, Paul Lott, Cameron Pember COCKTAIL HOUR MUSIC: Lowcountry Crooners RECEPTION MUSIC: East Coast Entertainment;

Simply Irresistible! CAKE: Bride’s cake by MollieCakes; groom’s cake by Vanilla and The Bean CATERING: The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa SPECIALTY BARTENDER: Sidney Lance BRIDAL GOWN: Romona Keveza Collection at Mandi Jackson Bridal BRIDAL ACCESSORIES: Shoes by Valentino;

veil by Tia Mazza; jewelry by Laura Pearce Ltd. HAIR AND MAKEUP: Bride’s Side Beauty BRIDESMAIDS’ DRESSES: Show Me Your Mumu GROOM’S ATTIRE: Own tuxedo with shirt by

JoS. A. Bank GROOMSMEN ATTIRE: Own tuxedos with shirts by JoS. A. Bank RENTALS: Amazing Event Rentals; Ooh! Events LIGHTING: JLK Events DRAPERY: Meeting Dynamics TRANSPORTATION: Old Savannah Tours PHOTO BOOTH: All About You Entertainment LIVE PAINTER: Paint by Chloe STATIONERY:

Lowcountry Paper Co. ARTWORK: Escort card by Mary Margaret Monsees; program artwork by John Glenn; custom band backdrop by Bellamy Murphy; vinyl and application by The Kennickell Group

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The Lowcountry Lowdown Essential details for a Southern Coastal wedding, from forecasts to forms By HANNAH BUCHMAN & BETTY DARBY

S O U T HE R N C OA STAL WEDDING S covers some of the most beautiful geography in the world. Although each area of the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire bears its own distinctive mark, they all share certain signatures: stately oaks draped with romantic Spanish moss, preserved historic structures and a cultural reverence for the art of hospitality. Beaufort, South Carolina, in upper Beaufort County, is awash with romance and history, a quintessential small Southern town. At the southern end of Beaufort County, cross the bridge to Hilton Head Island, where even the gas stations have a posh patina. This island is an ode to meticulously planned high-end residences and manicured golf courses all coming together with understated elegance. Bluffton is Hilton Head’s mainland sister — an eclectic community with an artist’s soul. Travel over the Savannah River, and you’re in Chatham County, Georgia. Savannah’s massive historic district and tree-filled squares are top-ofmind when it comes to planning a wedding here, but Savannah-area brides are spoiled for choice — beach weddings on Tybee Island, historic venues well away from the bustle of the city and even rustic farm settings make the Hostess City a versatile site for any celebration. About an hour to the south, you’ll find Glynn County, Georgia, home of the Golden Isles — Jekyll Island, St. Simons Island, Sea Island and Little St. Simons Island, plus the mainland town of Brunswick, which offers a picturesque historic district. It’s easy to see why these islands inspired poet Sidney Lanier’s famed “Marshes of Glynn” — they offer an array of wedding venues, from elegant and exclusive villas to earthy, exquisite driftwood beaches.

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Illustration by MAGGIE B. FRENCH


COASTAL WEATHER

Rainfall: Heaviest in August (7.2 inches),

lightest in November (2.4 inches); hurricane season officially runs from June 1 through Nov. 30, but mid-August through midOctober is when locals keep a sharp eye on the weather.

Average high/low temperatures:

Spring, 75/58; Summer, 90/75; Fall, 77/62; Winter, 60/43. Bear in mind, heat and humidity are staples of three seasons and can even show up in winter.

Tides: If you want to be a beach bride, don’t forget the tide! Our area experiences dramatic 7-foot differences between high and low tides.

GETTING A MARRIAGE LICENSE The global pandemic has driven much of the paperwork involved in applying, issuing and paying for a marriage license online or by appointment. As of press time, licenses were being issued in all counties we cover, but under regulations that limit contact and call for appointments for all face-to-face contact. Licensing procedures may become more restrictive or, instead, revert to normal over the course of the year covered by this publication. With that in mind, remember to check the websites of the relevant counties as your big day approaches.

Savannah, Tybee Island and elsewhere in Chatham County: Find

the marriage license application under Probate Court at courts.chathamcountyga. gov. Email the completed application or use the court’s drop-box to return the completed application, and you will be emailed a link to set up an appointment for both parties to visit the office at 133 Montgomery St., Room 509, in downtown Savannah. Fees are $66, with discounts for those who undergo premarital education. The court currently accepts credit and debit cards, money orders or cashier’s checks, but not cash. 912.652.7264.

Golden Isles: The Glynn County Probate

Court, 701 G St. in downtown Brunswick, offers online applications and payment options at glynncounty.org. Appointments can

be made by calling the License Department (912.554.7231) or by email: probatecourt@ glynncounty-ga.gov. The fee is $76.

Hilton Head Island and Bluffton:

The Beaufort County Probate Court offers mail and appointment options for marriage licenses. Fees range from $50 to $95, depending on the residency status of the applicants. Learn more at beaufortcountysc. gov or from the marriage license division, 843.255.5850. Appointment options are available at the Beaufort County Probate Court’s main office at 102 Ribaut Road in Beaufort or at its satellite office at 539 William Hilton Parkway.

BEACH WEDDINGS Beach weddings, like any public gathering, may be impacted by pandemic-inspired safety restrictions.

Tybee Island: You’ll need a $25 beach

permit from the City of Tybee facilities manager. For details and restrictions, go to the special events planning section at cityoftybee.org or contact rrosner@cityoftybee.org.

Golden Isles: St. Simons Island beaches do not require reservations or permits for weddings. For weddings on Jekyll Island beaches, you’ll need to contact the Jekyll Island Authority at 912.635.6400.

Hilton Head Island: To perform a ceremony on the beach, you will need a permit from the Town of Hilton Head Island. The request form can be submitted online at hiltonheadislandsc.gov.

RENTING PUBLIC AREAS/HISTORIC SITES Many areas, such as the city of Savannah, temporarily suspended or restricted the rental of public areas due to pandemic precautions. The listings below apply to normal situations; use the websites provided to check the current status.

Savannah: To rent a square or park for

your wedding, you’ll need to apply for a public assembly permit. Applications must be filled out at least 90 days in advance and can be found at savannahga.gov. The

permit fee for residents is $325; nonresidents pay $625 ($475 in the off-season), in addition to security fees. For more information, call 912.351.3837 or visit savannahga. gov under Parks and Squares Rental.

Golden Isles: To rent a historic site on Jekyll Island (e.g. the Villa Ospo, Horton House ruins) email cjoiner@jekyllisland.com or call 912.635.4168 and pay a rental fee. To reserve a pavilion, you’ll need to complete a reservation form at jekyllisland. com and email jekyllparks@jekyllisland.com.

ALCOHOL LAWS FOR PUBLIC AREAS Pandemic precautions that limit crowds may impact alcohol licensing/permits for these venues.

Savannah: To dispense wine or beer in a square/park, you’ll need to apply for a Temporary Alcohol Event Permit from the Revenue Department available at savannahga.gov and pay a $50 application fee. Tybee Island: Alcohol is allowed on the beach but not in glass containers.

Golden Isles: Alcohol is allowed on the beach but not in glass containers.

Hilton Head Island: Alcohol is prohibited on all beaches.

PET LAWS ON BEACHES

Tybee Island: No dogs allowed on the

beach at any time (or you’ll face a $290 fine plus court costs).

Golden Isles: On Jekyll Island, dogs are allowed on Driftwood Beach, Jekyll Island Beach and Great Dunes Park but must be leashed. On St. Simons Island, dogs are allowed on East Beach and Massengale Park (no leash required) but prohibited between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. during June, July and August.

Hilton Head Island: Leashed dogs are allowed on the beach, but are prohibited from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. between Memorial Day and Labor Day. SCW S O U T H E R N C OA S TA L W E D D I N G S 2 0 2 0 - 2 1

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Lutheran Church of The Ascension

Find Sanctuary A stunning ceremony awaits in the Lowcountry, with a host of enchanting spots to exchange your eternal vows B E A U F O R T, SOUTH CAROLINA Baptist Church of Beaufort 600 Charles St. 843.524.3197 bcob.org

St. John’s Lutheran Church 157 Lady’s Island Drive 843.524.3461 stjohnsbeaufort.org

Campbell Chapel AME Church 25 Boundary St. 843.757.3652 campbellchapelame.com

BLUFFTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

Low Country Presbyterian Church 10 Simmonsville Road 843.815.6570 lowcountrypres.org

Carteret Street United Methodist Church 408 Carteret St. 843.524.3841

The Church of the Cross 110 Calhoun St. 843.757.2661 thechurchofthecross.net

The Parish Church of St. Helena 505 Church St. 843.522.1712 sthelenas1712.org

Bluffton United Methodist Church 101 Calhoun St. 843.757.3351 blufftonumc.org

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Holy Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church 220 State Road 843.837.4659 hrgoc.com

BRUNSWICK/ GOLDEN ISLES, GEORGIA Christ Church Frederica (Episcopal) St. Simons Island 6329 Frederica Road 912.638.8683 ccgssi.org Epworth by the Sea Lovely Lane Chapel St. Simons Island 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive 912.638.8688 epworthbythesea.org

First Baptist Church of St. Simon St. Simons Island 729 Ocean Blvd. 912.638.3337 fbcssi.org St. Simons Presbyterian Church St. Simons Island 205 Kings Way 912.638.2220, sspres.org St. Simons United Methodist Church St. Simons Island 624 Ocean Blvd. 912.638.3317 stsimonsumc.com


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Wesley United Monumental Church St. Simons Island 6520 Frederica Road 912.634.1412 wesleyssi.org H I LT O N H E A D ISLAND,SOUTH CAROLINA

Isle of Hope United Methodist Church

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All Saints Episcopal Church 3001 Meeting St. 843.681.8333 allsaints-hhi.org

Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church

St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church 45 Beach City Road 843.681.6350 stfrancishhi.org First Presbyterian Church 540 William Hilton Parkway 843.681.3696 pchhi.com Holy Family Catholic Church 24 Pope Ave. 843.785.2895 holyfamilyhhi.org Island Lutheran Church 4400 Main St. 843.689.5200 islandlutheran.org

M A R I AN N E LU C IL L E P H OT OG R AP H Y

St. Andrew-by-the-Sea United Methodist Church 20 Pope Ave. 843.785.4711 hhiumc.org St. Luke’s Church Anglican 50 Pope Ave. 843.785.4099 stlukeshhi.org Providence Presbyterian Church 171 Cordillo Parkway 843.842.5673 causegodjoy.com

Congregation Beth Yam 4501 Meeting St. 843.689.2178 bethyam.org Waterside Chapel at the Inn at Palmetto Bluff 477 Mt. Pelia Road 855.264.8705 montagehotels/ palmettobluff.com

222 E. Harris St. 912.233.4709 savannahcathedral.org Christ Church Anglican Victorian District 2020 Bull St. 912.355.7730 ccasav.org

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Christ Church Episcopal Historic District 28 Bull St. 912.236.2500 christchurchsavannah.org

All Saints Episcopal Church Tybee Island 804 Jones Ave. 912.786.5845 allsaintstybee.com

Compassion Christian Church Southside 55 Al Henderson Blvd. 912.925.9657 compassionchristian.com

Asbury Memorial Church Victorian District 1008 E. Henry St. 912.233.4351 asburymemorial.org

Congregation Agudath Achim Midtown 9 Lee Blvd. 912.352.4737 agudath-achim.com

Bible Baptist Church Eastside 4700 Skidaway Road 912.352.3020 bbsav.org Blessed Sacrament Catholic Ardsley Park 1003 E. Victory Drive 912.356.6980 mbschurch.org Bull Street Baptist Church Victorian District 1400 Bull St. 912.236.1511 bullstreet.org Calvary Baptist Midtown 4625 Waters Ave. 912.351.2288 cbtsavannah.org Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist Historic District

Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob Midtown 5444 Abercorn St. 912.354.7721 bbjsynagogue.com Congregation Mickve Israel Historic District 20 E. Gordon St. 912.233.1547 mickveisrael.org The Crossroad Baptist Church Southside 8510 Middleground Road 912.925.0571 thecrossroadbaptist.com First African Baptist Church Historic District 23 Montgomery St. 912.233.6597 firstafricanbc.com

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First Presbyterian Church Ardsley Park 520 Washington Ave. 912.354.7615 savannahfpc.org First United Pentecostal Church Southside 1735 Grove Point Road 912.927.0569 pentecostalsofsavannah.com Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah Historic District 207 Bull St. 912.236.3346 ipcsav.org Islands Christian Church Whitemarsh Island 4601 U.S. Hwy. 80 E. 912.897.3604 islandschristian.org Isle of Hope United Methodist Isle of Hope 412 Parkersburg Road 912.355.8527 iohumc.com

Masjid Jihad Victorian District 117 E. 34th St. 912.236.7387 masjidjihad.com Radiant Life Christian Fellowship Midtown 5619 Skidaway Road 912.354.1780, ralife.org Sacred Heart Catholic Church Victorian District 1707 Bull St. 912.232.0792 sacredheartsavannah.org St. Francis of the Islands Episcopal Church Wilmington Island 590 Walthour Road 912.897.5725 stfrancisislands.org St. John’s Episcopal Church Historic District 1 W. Macon St. 912.232.1251 stjohnssav.org

St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Wilmington Island 7030 Concord Road 912.897.5224 saintpetertheapostle.com St. Peter’s Episcopal Skidaway Island 3 W. Ridge Road 912.598.7242 stpeterssavannah.org St. Philip AME Historic District 613 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 912.233.2083 stphilipame.com St. Philip Monumental AME Historic District 1112 Jefferson St. 912.233.8547 stphilipmonumental amec.org Second African Baptist Church Historic District 123 Houston St. 912.233.6163

Kingdom Life Christian Fellowship Southside 425 W. Montgomery Cross Road 912.921.5346 kingdomlifesav.org

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Ardsley Park 3101 Waters Ave. 912.354.7230 stmichaelsavannah. georgiaepiscopal.org

Life Church at Ardsley Park Ardsley Park 3802 Bull St. 912.234.1256 lifechurchsav.com

St. Michael Catholic Church Tybee Island 802 Lovell Ave. 912.786.4505 saintmichaelstybee.org

Southside Baptist Church Midtown 5502 Skidaway Road 912.355.9555 southsidebaptist church.org

Lutheran Church of the Ascension Historic District 120 Bull St. 912.232.4151 ascensionsavannah.org

St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church Victorian District 14 W. Anderson St. 912.236.8256 stpaulsgreekorthodox.org

Trinity Lutheran Church Southside 12391 Mercy Blvd. 912.925.4839 trinitylutheransavannah.org

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Skidaway Island United Methodist Skidaway Island 54 Diamond Causeway 912.598.8460 siumc.org

Trinity United Methodist Historic District 225 W. President St. 912.233.4766 trinity1848.org Unitarian Universalist Church Historic District 313 E. Harris St. 912.549.0326 uusavannah.org Wesley Oak United Methodist Church Thunderbolt 3124 E. Victory Drive 912.352.0844 Wesley Monumental United Methodist Historic District 429 Abercorn St. 912.232.0191 wesleymonumental.org White Bluff Presbyterian Southside 10710 White Bluff Road 912.927.1731 whitebluffpresbyterian.com White Bluff United Methodist Southside 11911 White Bluff Road 912.925.5924 wbumc.org Wilmington Island Presbyterian Wilmington Island 450 N. Cromwell Road 912.897.1840 wipcsav.org Wilmington Island United Methodist Wilmington Island 195 Wilmington Island Road 912.897.2835 islandmethodist.com * Some churches and houses of worship allow ceremonies for church congregants and extended family only. Call to confirm.


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You’ve chosen your soulmate — now choose the venue. These local spaces set the stage for a warm reception.

GOL D E N I S L E S , G EO RG I A The Buie Barn

510 Bladen Road, Brunswick

912.265.1398 150 Both Yes thebuiebarn@gmail.com

The Cloister at Sea Island

912.638.3611 100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island seaisland.com

Preferred caterer

Approval required

Multiple venues, Both Yes Yes No largest 400, 350 seated dinner

Beer and wine only Yes

Coastal Georgia Historical Society

912.506.0073 150 coastalgeorgiahistory.org

Dunham Farms

912.880.4500 250 Both Yes No Yes No dunhamfarms.com

P.O. Box 21136, St. Simons Island (Multiple locations) 5836 Islands Hwy., Sunbury

Faith Chapel

912.635.4168 110 1904 Schoolhouse Lane jekyllisland.com Jekyll Island Historic District

Great Dunes Beach Deck

101 N. Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island

Both

Indoor

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

Yes

N/A

No

N/A

(ceremony only)

912.635.6400 250 standing; Outdoor Yes No Yes No jekyllisland.com/planevent/ 150 seated pavillions-outdoor-spaces

The Greenhouse

912.217.5552 100 Garden Grove Lane, St. Simons Island thegreenhousessi.com

150 (more Outdoor Yes Yes No Yes (requires a courtyard tent)

Hollybourne

912.635.4168 N/A Outdoor Yes No Yes No jekyllisland.com

Horton House

912.635.4168 N/A Outdoor Yes No Yes No jekyllisland.com

The Jekyll Island Club

855.535.9547 jekyllclub.com

Jekyll Ocean Club

912.635.5170 40-50 Both Yes Yes No Yes jekylloceanclub.com

379 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island Historic District 1147 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island 371 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island 80 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island

Multiple venues; Both Yes Yes largest holds 300

No

Yes

A.W. Jones Heritage Center with the Coastal Georgia Historical Society

912.634.7092 200 Both Yes No Approved No coastalgeorgiahistory.org list 610 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island

The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort

800.342.0212 kingandprince.com

Little Raccoon Key

706.284.3247 16 Outdoor Yes No littleraccoonkey.com

Moss Cottage Lawn

912.635.4168 N/A Outdoor Yes No Yes jekyllisland.com

201 Arnold Road, St. Simons Island Private island

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Multiple venues; Both Yes Yes No Yes largest holds 350 Preferred list

No No


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912.388.9008 musgroveretreats.com

5720 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island

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50 indoor; Both Yes No From list No 400 outdoor

Ocean Club of Jekyll Island at Tortuga Jacks

912.342.2600 150 (separate Both Yes Yes No Yes tortugajacks.com from restaurant) 201 N. Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island

The Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island

912.485.2299 100 Both Yes Yes Yes Yes gastateparks.org/reynoldsmansion

San Souci Lawn

912.635.4168 N/A Outdoor Yes No Yes No jekyllisland.com

1766 Landing Road, Sapelo Island

365 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island Historic District

Sea Palms Resort

912.638.3351 220 Both Yes Yes No 515 N. Windward Drive seapalms.com.com St. Simons Island

Yes

Villa Marianna

912.635.4168 N/A Outside Yes No Yes No 201 Old Plantation Road jekyllisland.com Jekyll Island Historic District

Villa Ospo

100 James Road, Jekyll Island Historic District

912.635.4168

80 seated;

jekyllisland.com

100 standing

Both

Yes

No

Yes

No

Villas by the Sea Resort

800.841.6262 200 Both Yes No Yes No 1175 Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island villasbythesearesort.com

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10 Downing at Churchill’s Pub 912.232.8501 90 Indoor Yes Yes No Yes 13 W. Bay St., Historic District thebritishpub.com

17 Hundred 90 Inn

912.236.7122 30 Indoor Yes Yes 17hundred90.com

No

Yes

109 West

912.232.6633 26 Indoor Yes No 109west.net

Yes

No

39 Rue de Jean

912.721.0595 225 Indoor Yes Yes 39ruedejeansav.com

No

Yes

The Alida Hotel

912.715.7000 120 Both Yes Yes thealidahotel.com

No

Yes

Andaz Savannah

912.233.2116 165 Indoor Yes Yes No Yes savannah.andaz.hyatt.com

B. Matthew’s Eatery

912.233.1319 40 Indoor Yes Yes bmatthewseatery.com

No

Yes

The Ballroom at the American Legion

912.233.9277 299 Indoor Yes No Yes alpost135.com

Yes

The Barn at Red Gate Farms

912.438.0995 300 Both Yes No savannahsvenue.com

No

Beachview Bed and Breakfast

912.786.5500 80 Both Yes Yes Yes Yes beachviewbbtybee.com

Belford’s Savannah Seafood & Steaks

912.233.2626 150 Indoor Yes Yes No Yes belfordssavannah.com

307 E. President St., Historic District 109 W. Liberty St., Historic District 605 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Historic District 412 Williamson St., Historic District 14 Barnard St., Historic District 325 E. Bay St., Historic District 1108 Bull St., Historic District

190 Redgate Trail Road, West Chatham County 1701 Butler Ave., Tybee Island

315 W. Saint Julian St., Historic District

Bethesda: Whitefield Chapel, Lady Huntington 912.691.5294 Amphitheater and Bethesda Academy bethesdarentals.org 9520 Ferguson Ave., Eastside

Yes

150 chapel; 200 Both Yes No Yes indoor reception; unlimited outdoor

No

Botanical Garden, Savannah 912.355.3883 40 interior; Both Yes No Yes No Area Council of Garden Clubs savannahbotanical.org 100 exterior and Historic Reinhard Farmhouse 1388 Eisenhower Drive, Midtown 110

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601 E. Bay St., Historic District

The Brice—A Kimpton Hotel

912.238.1200 125 Both Yes Yes No Yes bricehotel.com

Botanic Garden at Georgia Southern University

912.478.1149 georgiasouthern.edu/garden

Brockington Hall

912.358.8440 150 Indoor Yes No Yes No brockingtonhall.com

125 pavilion; Both Yes No Yes 400 with tent

No

1503 Bland Ave., Statesboro

213 E. Hall St., Historic District

Broughton Street Guest House and Carriage House

912.232.6633 26 Indoor Yes No Yes No savannahvillas.com 511 E. Broughton St., Historic District

Bryson Hall

912.272.4435 brysonhall.com

125 seated; Indoor Yes No Yes 200 standing

No

Catholic Pastoral Center

912.201.4069 diosav.org/event-rentals

96 seated; Indoor Yes No Yes 150 standing

No

Cha Bella

912.790.7888 120 Indoor Yes Yes No Yes cha-bella.com

Charles H. Morris Center

912.443.3277 300 Both Yes No Yes trusteesgarden.com

No

The Clyde

912.344.0064 theclydevenue.com

200 seated; Indoor Yes No Yes 299 standing

Yes

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

912.921.5460 coastalgeorgiabg.org

200 interior; 300 exterior

No

Cohen’s Retreat

912.355.3336 cohensretreat.com

150 seated; Both Yes Yes No Yes 240 cocktail

5 E. Perry St., Historic District 2170 E. Victory Drive, Midtown

102 East Broad St., Historic District 10 East Broad St., Historic District 223 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Historic District

2 Canebrake Road, Southside

5715 Skidaway Road, Magnolia Park

Both

Yes

No

Yes

60 seated with Indoor Yes Yes dance floor; 100 without

No

Yes

Courtyard by Marriott—Savannah

912.790.8287 50 Indoor Yes Yes No Yes marriott.com/savdt

The DeSoto

912.443.2008 750 Both thedesotosavannah.com

No

Yes

The Distillery Alehouse

912.236.1772 100 Indoor Yes Yes Yes savdistilleryalehouse.com

Yes

Doubletree Hotel—Historic Savannah

912.790.7000 200 Indoor Yes Yes No Yes historicsavannah.doubletree.com

The Dresser Palmer House

912.238.3294 80 Both dresserpalmerhouse.com

Dub’s Pub

912.233.2901 dubspubriverstreet.com

The Ford Plantation

912.756.5725 250 Both fordplantation.com

Yes

Forsyth Park Inn

912.233.6800 45 Both forsythparkinn.com

Yes

Fort McAllister State Historic Park

912.727.2339 130 Outdoor Yes No Yes No gastateparks.org/fortmcallister

Garibaldi Café

912.231.8221 100 Indoor No Yes No Yes garibaldisavannah.com

416 W. Liberty St., Historic District

411 W. Bay St., Historic District

211 E. Gaston St., Historic District

225 W. River St., Historic District

12511 Ford Ave., Richmond Hill

102 W. Hall St., Historic District

3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill

315 W. Congress St., City Market

912.200.3700 126 W. Bay St., Historic District cottonsailhotel.com

15 E. Liberty St., Historic District

Cotton Sail Hotel

415 W. Liberty St., Historic District

Yes (with

Yes

exceptions)

Yes (courtyard)

250 seated; Yes Yes 350 standing

Yes No Yes Preferred Yes Yes list Yes No Yes

Yes No (courtyard)

Yes

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The Gastonian 220 E. Gaston St., Historic District

912.232.2869 50 Both Yes Yes Yes No gastonian.com

Georgia Historical Society

912.651.2125 x120 200 Both Yes No georgiahistory.com

Georgia State Railroad Museum

912.651.6823 400 Both Yes No Yes No chsgeorgia.org

Gingerbread House

912.358.8440 100 gingerbreadhouseevents.com

Grand Lake Club at Southbridge

912.233.2466 grandlakesav.com/weddings

501 Whitaker St., Historic District

655 Louisville Road, Historic District

1921 Bull St., Victorian District

815 Southbridge Blvd., Southbridge

Approved list

No

Indoor

Yes

No

Yes

No

170 seated; Both Yes Yes No 250 standing

Yes

Hampton Inn and Suites 912.721.1600 125 Indoor No No Yes —Savannah Downtown Historic District hamptoninn3.hilton.com

No

Hampton Inn and Suites—Savannah Midtown 912.721.3700

Yes

201 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Historic District

20 Johnston St., Midtown

150 Indoor Yes Yes hamptoninn3.hilton.com

No

The Harper Fowlkes House

912.234.2180 120 Both Yes No Yes No chsgeorgia.org/hfh

Hellenic Center

912.236.8256 stpaulsgreekorthodox.org

230 Barnard St., Historic District

19 W. Anderson St., Victorian District

450 gym; 80 Indoor Yes Yes Yes meeting room

No

Hilton Garden Inn—Savannah Historic District 912.721.5000

60 Indoor No Yes stayhgi.com

No

Yes

Hilton Garden Inn—Savannah Midtown

912.652.9323 stayhgi.com

No

Yes

Hotel Indigo Savannah

912.236.4440 100 Indoor Yes Yes No Yes hotelindigosavannah.com

Hotel Tybee

912.786.7777 150 Both Yes Yes No Yes hoteltybee.com

Hyatt Regency Savannah

912.238.1234 1,000 Both Yes Yes No Yes hyatt.com/savannah

Isaiah Davenport House Museum

912.236.8097 80 Both davenporthousemuseum.org

JW Marriott Savannah

912.373.9100 marriott.com/savjw

Multiple venues, Both largest holds 300

Kehoe House

912.232.1020 kehoehouse.com

321 W. Bay St., Historic District

5711 Abercorn St., Midtown

201 W. Bay St., Historic District

1401 Strand Ave., Tybee Island

2 W. Bay St., Historic District

300

Indoor

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

55 with Both Yes No No full house

No

The Lady and Sons

Yes

102 W. Congress St., Historic District

912.233.2600 100 Indoor No Yes No ladyandsons.com

The Lighthouse Historical Venue and Southern Tea Cottage

912.210.2349 100 Both Yes Yes thelighthouserinconga.com

Yes

Yes

324 E. State St., Historic District 400 W. River St., Historic District

123 Habersham St., Historic District

Yes, garden

Yes

120 N. Columbia Ave., Hwy. 21, Rincon

The Mackey House

912.234.7404 190 Red Gate Farm Trail, Chatham Parkway mackeyhouse.com West Chatham County

400 including Both Yes Yes house, garden and pavilion

Yes

No

The Mansion on Forsyth Park

912.238.5158 kesslercollection.com

200 seated; Indoor Yes Yes Yes 250 standing

Yes

The Marshall House

912.644.7896 marshallhouse.com

290 (80 at Indoor Yes Yes No Yes ceremony site)

700 Drayton St., Historic District

123 E. Broughton St., Historic District 112

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Massie Heritage Center 912.395.5070 75 meeting room, Both 207 E. Gordon St., Historic District massieschool.com girls’ garden or boys’ garden

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RESOURCES

No

small

Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pub & Grill

912.239.9600 50 Indoor Yes Yes No macphersonspub.com

Yes

Moon River Brewing Co.

912.447.0943 moonriverbrewing.com

311 W. Congress St., Historic District

Indoor: 120 Both No Yes standing; outdoor: 165 seated, 340 standing

No

Yes

35-40 (more if Outdoor Yes client provides covered screen chairs/tables) porch

Yes

Yes

912.748.8888 up to 260; Both Yes Yes List mightyeighth.org 120 in chapel 175 Bourne Ave., Pooler

No

Old Fort Jackson

912.210.8398 chsgeorgia.org

No

The Olde Pink House

912.232.4286 150 plantersinnsavannah.com

21 W. Bay St., Historic District

Morningstar Marina Bahia Bleu Porch

912.354.2283 2812 River Drive, Thunderbolt morningstarmarinas.com

No

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

1 Fort Jackson Road, East Savannah

150; approx. Both Yes No Yes 600 with rentals

No

Yes

912.786.5403 8 Logan St., Tybee Island

Unlimited (beach, Outdoor Yes Yes Yes boat, etc.)

No

Perry Lane Hotel

912.415.9000 perrylanehotel.com

175 seated; Both Yes Yes 250 standing

Yes

The Pirates’ House

912.233.5757 150 Inside No Yes No Yes thepirateshouse.com

Pin Point Heritage Museum

912.312.3038 200 Both Yes No Yes No chsgeorgia.org

Planters Inn on Reynolds Square

800.554.1187 plantersinnsavannah.com

Presidents’ Quarters Inn

912.233.1600 32 Both Yes No Yes No presidentsquarters.com

Richmond Hill City Center

912.445.0043 300 Both Yes Yes No Yes richmondhillcitycenter.com

The River House Seafood Restaurant

912.234.1900 savannahriverhouse.com

River Street Inn

912.234.6400 72 Indoor Yes Yes riverstreetinn.com

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

912.721.4800 100 Both Yes Yes No Yes ruths-chris.com

Savannah Civic Center

912.651.6550 400 Indoor Yes Yes Yes Yes savannahcivic.com

Savannah History Museum

912.651.6823 chsgeorgia.org

50

Indoor

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Savannah Convention Center

912.447.4063 savtcc.com

1,000

Both

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Savannah Marriott Riverfront

912.233.7722 savannahmarriott.com

1,600

Indoor

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

23 Abercorn St., Historic District

20 East Broad St., Historic District

9924 Pin Point Ave., Southside

29 Abercorn St., Historic District

225 E. President St., Historic District 520 Cedar St., Richmond Hill 125 W. River St., Historic District 124 E. Bay St., Historic District 1111 W. Bay St., Historic District 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Historic District 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Historic District

1 International Drive, Hutchinson Island 100 General McIntosh Blvd., Historic District

No

Yes

Palmetto Coast Charters

256 E. Perry St., Historic District

Indoor

No (with exceptions)

Receptions at The Indoor Olde Pink House

65 seated; 120 standing

Indoor

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No (with

Yes

exceptions)

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The Savannah Quarters Country Club

912.450.2285 savannahquarterscc.com

Savannah Riverboat

912.629.2637 1,000 Both Yes Yes No Yes savannahriverboat.com

Savannah Station

912.233.5400 savannahstation.com

8 Palladian Way, Pooler

9 E. River St., Historic District 601 Cohen St., Historic District

200 indoor Both Yes Yes No Yes 300 exterior

500 standing; Indoor Yes 350 seated

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum William Scarbrough House and Gardens

912.232.1511 700 standing; shipsofthesea.org 350 seated 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Historic District

Choose from list

Choose from list

Caterer

Covered Yes No Yes Yes outdoor/ outdoor

The Shrimp Factory

912.236.4229 25 Indoor No Yes No Yes theshrimpfactory.com

Skidaway Island State Park

912.598.2300 150 Outdoor Yes No Yes No gastateparks.org/skidawayisland

313 E. River St., Historic District

52 Diamond Causeway, Southside

Soho South Café

912.721.7017 150 12 W. Liberty St., Historic District sohosouthcafe.com

Indoor, small Yes Yes No Yes area in front for outdoor seating

Surf Song Bed and Breakfast

912.472.1040 12 Indoor Yes Yes tybeesurfsong.com

Choose from list

Caterer

Telfair Museums

912.790.8822 telfair.org

Choose from list

Caterer

Tybee Island Light Station

912.786.5801 400 Both Yes No Yes No tybeelighthouse.org

21 Officers Row, Tybee Island

121 Barnard St., Historic District

30 Meddin Ave., Tybee Island

850 at Jepson Indoor Yes Yes Center

912.786.9099 180 Indoor Yes No Yes tybeeweddingchapel.com 1114 U.S. Hwy. 80 E., Tybee Island

No

Vic’s on the River

912.721.1000 200+ Indoor Yes Yes No Yes vicsontheriver.com

Victory North Savannah

912.323.2616 victorynorthsavannah.com

450 seated; Both Yes No Yes Yes 748 standing

Villa Marie Center

6 Dolan Drive, Isle of Hope

912.201.4069 diosav.org/event-rentals

96 seated; Both Yes No Yes 150 standing

Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

912.201.2000 westinsavannah.com

840 seated; Both Yes Yes 1,600 standing

No (with Yes exceptions)

The Whitman Savannah

912.373.8111 thewhitmansavannah.com

125

2603 Whitaker St., Starland District

Tybee Island Wedding Chapel and Grand Ballroom

26 E. Bay St., Historic District

No

1 Resort Drive, Hutchinson Island Yes

Yes

Yes

Caterer

912.897.1612 501 Wilmington Island Road, Wilmington Island wilmingtonislandclub.com

235 seated w/ Both Yes dance floor; 300 standing

Yes

No

Yes

Winston’s Wine Cellar

912.232.8501 thebritishpub.com

60

Indoor

No

Yes

No

Yes

Woodlawn Plantation and Gardens

912.772.3608, 912.658.2219 on Facebook

200

Both

Yes

No

Yes

Yes (two)

The Wyld Dock Bar

912.692.1219 200 Both Yes Yes No Yes thewylddockbar.com

611 Whitaker St., Historic District

Wilmington Island Club

13 W. Bay St., Historic District

1683 Hwy. 17 N., Guyton

2740 Livingston Ave., Eastside

Indoor

B EAU F O R T, S O U T H C ARO L I NA The Beaufort Inn 843.379.4667 300 Both Yes Yes No Yes 809 Port Republic St., Beaufort beaufortinn.com 114

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Dataw Island

843.838.3838 250 Both Yes Yes No Yes dataw.com

Fripp Island Golf and Beach Resort

888.741.8974 300 Both Yes Yes No frippislandresort.com

121 Dataw Drive, Beaufort

2119 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena

The Officers’ Club

843.228.7552 554 Quilali Road, Marine Corps Air Station mccs-sc.com

300 seated with dance floor; 450 standing

No

Yes

The Lyceum

550 seated; Both Yes Yes No 600 standing

Yes

843.228.1559 Tripoli St., Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island mccs-sc.com

Both

Yes

Yes

Yes

Traditions

843.228.1584 150 dining room; Both Yes Yes No Yes Nicaragua St., Marine Corps Recruit Depot mccs-sc.com 300 facility Parris Island B LU F F T O N, S O U T H CARO L I NA Belfair 843.706.4634 220 seated; Both Yes Yes Cake only Yes 200 Belfair Oaks Blvd., Bluffton belfair1811.com 300 theater style

Berkeley Hall

843.815.8493 110 indoor; Both Yes Yes berkeleyhallclub.com/weddings 400 outdoor -corporate-events

Callawassie Island

22 Callawassie Club Drive, Callawassie Island

843.987.2143 callawassieisland.com

Hampton Hall Club

843.815.9336

Montage Palmetto Bluff

843.706.6500 montagepalmettobluff.com

Old Town Bluffon Inn

843.707.4045 80 Both No No blufftoninn.com

Oldfield Club

843.645.4622 300 Both Yes No No No oldfield1732.com

Rose Hill Mansion

843.757.6046 rosehillmansion.com

366 Good Hope Road, Bluffton

170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton

477 Mount Pelia Road, Bluffton

1321 May River Road, Old Town Bluffton

130 Oldfield Way, Okatie

199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton

1223 May River Road, Old Town Bluffton

Yes

225 interior; Both Yes Yes No 300 exterior

Yes

380 seated; Yes Yes Yes hamptonhallclubsc.com/weddings 425+ standing

No

Yes

Multiple venues; Both Yes Yes No largest holds 500

Yes

Preferred Yes Caterer

Venue 1223

No

500 outside; 100 inside (cocktail- style service)

Both (interior Yes

No

No

Bring not available your own for reception

843.815.5335 150 seated; Both Yes Yes No downtowncateringcompanycom 300 standing

Yes

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Arthur Hills

843.686.9643 palmettodunesevents.com/ venues

60 seated; 80 standing; 150 tented

Both

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Beach House

855.474.2882 thebeachhousehhi.com

Multiple venues; largest holds 375

Both

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

843.686.9643 120 seated; Both 20 Carnoustie Road, Hilton Head Island palmettodunesevents.com/ 150 standing venues

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

2 Leamington Land, Hilton Head Island

1 S. Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island

Centre Court Pavilion

Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn

843.689.6767, ext. 224 costaldiscovery.org

Dunes House

843.686.9643 120 seated; Both Yes (beach) palmettodunesevents.com/venues 150 standing

No

Yes

Haig Point Club

843.341.8162 200, 150 seate Both Yes Yes No haigpoint.com

Yes

70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island

14 Dunes House Drive, Hilton Head Island

10 Haig Point Circle, Daufuskie Island

250 (more with tent)

Outdoor (cov- Yes ered pavilion)

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Yes

No

Yes

The Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

843.842.8000 omnihiltonhead.com

Multiple venues; up to 250

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Poseidon Coastal Cuisine

843.341.3838 poseidonhhi.com

150 seated; Indoor 200 standing

No

Yes

No

Yes

Multiple venues; 80-250 max

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

CONTACT

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Outdoor: 160 seated; Both 1 Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island marriott.com/hhhgr 200 standing; Indoor: 1,000 seated; 1,700 standing

VENUE

IN O DO UT O D R O / O R

C S I ER TE EM O N

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RESOURCES

Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa 843.686.8476

23 Ocean Lane, Palmetto Dunes Resort

38 Shelter Cove Lane, Ste. 121, Hilton Head

Sea Pines Resort

32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island

Both

843.842.1495 seapines.com/wedding

Both

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

843.842.2400 sonesta.com/hiltonheadisland

Multiple venues; Both Yes Yes No 1,100

Yes

Vagabond Cruise

Yes

149 Lighthouse Road, Harbour Town

843.785.2662, ext. 155 120 Both Yes Yes Yes vagabondcruise.com

Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa 2 Grasslawn Ave, Port Royal Plantation

843.681.4000 westinhiltonheadisland.com

Yes

130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island

Wexford Plantation

(with fee)

843.715.0913 111 Wexford Club Drive, Hilton Head Island wexfordplantation.com

1,600

Both

Yes

Yes

No

185 seated with dance Both Yes Yes No Yes floor and band; 260 with tent outside

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SOMETHING BLUE

A sapphire, pearl and diamond pin from her mother served as Justine Massengill’s something borrowed and something blue for her June 29 wedding to Will Massengill in Savannah. Justine placed the cherished pin on her bouquet, arranged by Kato Floral Designs.

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