Ask The Experts: How Can We Honor Family Heritage On Our Wedding day?

Ask The Experts: How Can We Honor Family Heritage On Our Wedding day?
King Street Studios

Wedding trends come and go, but the unique traditions and richness of your cultural roots are always worth celebrating!

Remember that marriage is a beautiful blending of two families, both in symbolic and literal union. Your origins, beliefs, rituals and legacies – however alike or different, all are the threads that have shaped you as individuals up until this moment.


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And then, with two simple words, they are forever woven together into one story.

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By inviting wedding guests to share in the religious, ethnic and family customs that are so special to you as a couple, you’re also giving them a place in that first chapter – and believe us, there’s no greater privilege!

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It’s an even greater honor for our Patrick Properties events team to help you pay tribute to these traditions across our Charleston wedding venues, whether through sacred rituals…


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… elaborate cultural ceremonies …

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… or meaningful details incorporated throughout your big day.

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And don’t forget: Personalizing your wedding menu with interesting and authentic cuisine is another way to bring people together and spark conversation (without a lot of extra cost!). Tell us about your favorite family meals and heirloom recipes, then leave it to the Patrick Properties culinary team of chefs to tailor a delicious, comprehensive menu.


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However you choose to celebrate them, these pieces of you are the greatest gift to share with one another on your wedding day – and every one that follows!

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