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Category: Planning Tips

Tips & advice from the PPHG event pros

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 […]

Just the Few of Us

Planning a gathering of your closest family and friends to celebrate your “I Do” in historic Charleston? No matter the size of your celebration, it’s your big day – and the PPHG event team happens to believe that these are some of the grandest moments of all! Enter the River House at Lowndes Grove Plantation.  […]

9 Ways to Stand Out from the Wedding Crowd

Autumn wedding season has arrived in Charleston and we can’t wait to see what surprises are in store for us in the coming months. If there is one thing our brides do well, it’s adding a splash of fun to their big day. Need a little inspiration on unique ways to stand out from the […]

Come to the Table

The invitations are out. The menu is set. You and your soon-to-be Mr. are well on your way to hosting the first of many flawlessly coordinated dinner parties to come – and one of the most memorable at that. Time to gather your loved ones around the table to celebrate your Charleston wedding – but […]