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Category: Planning Tips

Tips & advice from the PPHG event pros

Destination I Do: Here’s Why Planning a Charleston Wedding is Easier Than You Think!
Sara Bee Photography

Whether you’re newly engaged or just settling into wedding plans as a couple, the first step of the process begins with one very important question: where are we getting married? After all, you really can’t move forward until you have an idea of where in the world you’ll be saying “I do!” If a destination wedding […]

Oyster Season is Around the Corner! Here’s How to Host Charleston’s Favorite Fall Tradition
Amelia and Dan

Ever ask a Charleston local what they love most about autumn in this coastal town? We’ll tell you: it’s oyster roast season! This distinctly Lowcountry tradition combines our favorite pastimes: quality time with family & friends, a fresh no-frills meal and an occasion to revel in gorgeous fall weather with Charleston’s most scenic backdrops. Don’t […]

Ask the Experts: Is March Too Early for a Spring Wedding in Charleston?
Dana Cubbage Weddings

We’re about to drop some serious insider knowledge from the PPHG events team, because springtime in Charleston is every bit as enchanting as you’ve imagined – and the best part? The season begins a full month earlier than many other destinations! If you’re thinking about an early spring wedding date, let us show you why […]

4 Tips To Keep Your Charleston Wedding Guests Cool For the Summer
Virgil Bunao

It’s no secret that Charleston is a top summer travel destination – the days are long, the ocean breezes warm and the living is… well, you know. Think baseball games and beach chairs, art strolls and farmer’s markets, riverfront barbecues, scenic boat cruises and cocktail hour in the shade of a wide Southern porch. Sounds […]

Ask the Experts: We just got engaged! Is a 2016 wedding in Charleston out of the picture?
Photo by Amelia + Dan

This is one of the questions our Patrick Properties event team hears most often from couples who become engaged throughout the year – or who fear they’ve waited too long to start planning. The short answer: Yes! There is still plenty of time to get married this year, and we’re here to show you why. […]

You Said Yes! Five Things To Do Next
Photo by Lucy Cuneo

What are three little words we never get tired of hearing here at Patrick Properties? “We’re getting married!” That’s right, bride-to-be – we couldn’t be more excited for you & your Mr. in this brand new season. It’s your time to celebrate, daydream, cover any square of blank paper in your future monogram… but most importantly, embrace each day together before […]

Host a Year-end Celebration to Remember
Photo by Alice Keeney

It won’t be long before shiny silver and gold envelopes begin to fill your mailbox, heralding the holiday season’s arrival and a festive social calendar to match! If you’re planning to close 2015 with a soiree of your own, first ask yourself, “How can I elevate my celebration this year?”

Whether hosting a social cocktail hour, dinner reception or special event for employee appreciation, a few easy considerations can truly spread joy among your guests – especially in light of the hectic schedules that accompany this time of year. Start with a few tips from our Charleston event experts at Patrick Properties!

Relish Your Rehearsal Dinner in Charleston
Photo by Caroline Lima Benusa

We love any excuse for a celebration – especially when it’s accompanied by clinking glasses and a delicious menu – so naturally, we’re fans of the rehearsal dinner! Not only does this kick-off occasion heighten excitement for the big day; it’s your chance to give a warm welcome to friends, family and out-of-town guests, and […]

Picture Perfect: Tips to Bring Your Big Day into Focus
Photo by Amelia + Dan

Can you believe it’s August already? Hands up if you’re as excited as we are here at Patrick Properties: fall wedding season is just around the corner! If you’re saying “I Do” in September or October, this month is one of the most fun and exciting yet, as your big day comes into focus. Today, […]

Celebrating Mom: Simple Touches on Your Wedding Day
Photo by Amelia + Dan

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of your big day, especially when you’re surrounded by so many of your favorite people who want to celebrate with you! But as we approach the second Sunday in May, we can’t help thinking about one special lady. If you’re fortunate to have a mom you […]