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Category: Planning Tips

Tips & advice from the PPHG event pros

Real Wedding Inspiration: Alexa + Scott’s Classically Elegant Lowndes Grove Plantation Wedding

A champagne dream on the water… Alexa + Scott Cervone Wedding Date: March 9, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: Lowndes Grove Plantation Scott and Alexa worked at the same company and met in 2013. He worked remotely in Chicago, and she worked in HQ in Philadelphia. Alexa ended up moving to Chicago about a year after […]

REAL WEDDING INSPIRATION: Katelyn & Benjamin’S timeless WILLIAM AIKEN HOUSE wedding

Teddy stole the show… Katelyn + Benjamin Shuford Wedding Date: February 24, 2018 Ceremony & Reception: William Aiken House Katelyn had just moved to New York after graduating from the College of Charleston when she first met Benjamin at a bar in the Hamptons. They reconnected three weeks later at a mutual friend’s birthday in NYC. […]

Insider’s Guide to Charleston

More than half of our couples are choosing Charleston for their destination wedding, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by Charleston’s seemingly endless options for dining, shopping & play. Patrick Properties Hospitality Group is lucky to call The Holy City home, and we’ve compiled a list of all of our favorite restaurants, boutiques & activities […]

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!