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Category: Planning Tips

Tips & advice from the PPHG event pros

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 […]

Three Reasons to Plan a Destination Wedding in Charleston
Photo by Amelia + Dan

It’s no secret that Charleston is a charmer. Stately downtown mansions, azalea blossoms, white church steeples and leisurely meandering cobblestone streets are the very picture of gentility… but don’t for one minute take this Southern lady as a matron. There’s plenty of modern polish that makes this historic gem really shine, from vibrant cuisine and […]

Considering A Live Wedding Band? Here’s Why We’re Fans

Now that you’re Mrs. & Mr., it’s time to celebrate – and there’s nothing like the energy and excitement of a live band to get your wedding crowd moving. One of the biggest pros of enlisting a live band: they are experts at setting the tone of your big day with the right music selection, […]

A Surprise Soiree at The American Theater
Photo by Claire Barrett

Talk about kicking off 2015 in style! This fabulous celebration began when Collin hatched a plan to surprise his wife & birthday girl Melissa with a soiree befitting of her sparkling personality inside the grand ballroom of The American Theater. To pull it off, friends and family enlisted the help of the Patrick Properties event […]

Best Of PPHG Events: Our 2014 Favorites

Happy New Year, lovely friends! We can’t be more excited to welcome the arrival of 2015, brimming with joy and bright-eyed anticipation for the celebrations to come across our Downtown Charleston wedding venues! But before we get too ahead of ourselves, it seems only fitting to look back on the past 365 days here at […]

Budget-Friendly Florals? ‘Tis the Season to Consider

If there’s a Charleston wedding in your New Year, we know it may be a challenge to take a holiday from planning the big day. Our Patrick Properties event pros are here to help you check off that to-do list and relax in the warm glow of December – and more importantly, your engagement! Today, […]

Bright Ideas

November 12, 2014
Bright Ideas

Last week’s Daylight Savings tips arrived just in time. Twilight falls earlier across the Lowcountry with each passing day of autumn – but while we cherish those golden hours, there’s also something magical about a celebration beneath the starlight. Planning your winter wedding in Charleston? Do we have just the bright ideas to inspire! Bring […]

Daylight-Saving Tips to Help You Plan

Ah, Daylight Savings: We don’t know about you, but there is nothing we love more than gaining back that extra hour of sleep every year. Of course, if you’re in the middle of wedding plans, the time change – and fewer hours of sunlight – may be less welcome. There’s no reason to stress, beautiful […]