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Weddings & Receptions

An Elegant & Unique

Charleston Wedding Venue on the Water

Make your wedding unforgettable with a cruise aboard the Carolina Queen or Charleston Princess on historic Charleston Harbor – a top-rated wedding venue in Charleston! Imagine your special day on the beautiful, shimmering waters of Charleston Harbor, one of the most majestic settings on the eastern seaboard. Just as every couple is distinctive, each one of our vessels will feature genuine touches and special wedding planning services tailored specifically to your wedding ideas and theme – perfect for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, bachelorette parties, and any other wedding event.

Featured Vessels

Your Wedding Guests will Truly be “Wowed”

by the romantic setting, extraordinary ambiance, and beautiful backdrop. Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive package or an on-water venue where you can bring your own food and entertainment, Charleston Tours & Events has just what you’re looking for.

Carolina Belle

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Carolina Belle

Charleston Princess

Charleston Princess yacht

Charleston Princess

Schooner Pride

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Schooner Pride

Charleston Lady

Charleston Lady

Charleston Lady

Wedding Services

Leave the Details to Us

Our experienced, professional staff can assist with all the details.  From recommending vendors for decorations, floral arrangements, cakes, and more, to helping choose entertainment and menus to setting up transportation, we can help with it all. Celebrate your special day in style as you cruise the beautiful waters of Charleston Harbor and take in the spectacular, iconic coastline of Charleston!

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Entertainment / Photography

If you choose our Private Dinner Cruise package, a DJ is included. Our staff will work with you to ensure that music you love is played, both during your dinner and when guests start dancing. If you prefer a live band, we can arrange live music with a variety of options and budgets. We also can provide you with any A/V needs: projectors, screens, podiums, and microphones. We can also arrange for boarding photos as a fun gift to your guests and have them ready at the end of your cruise, or a CD can be sent after the event. Photographers can also be hired to capture the entire event.

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Custom Dining

Charleston Tours & Events can provide you and your guests a complete dinner for your reception—customized to meet exactly what you want for your special occasion. Our popular Private Dinner Cruise Package allows you to sit back and relax and let us take care of all of the details as you enjoy your special evening and take in all of the ambiance around you. A dinner under the stars on one of America’s most picturesque harbors makes for an unforgettable evening.

Wedding with Catering and Food Bar

Catering & Bar

With Charleston Tours & Events, you can choose from our delicious preset menu options, or we can customize a special menu for your group—we can accommodate both vegetarian and gluten-free diets. An evening booked on one of our vessels includes bartenders as a part of the crew. You can pick from options, whether you want hosted bars, or have your guests pay for their own beverages. Some groups enjoy having a special “signature cocktail” or a non-alcoholic drink created for their event.

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Transportation

We can provide an organized and inexpensive way for your group to get to a location at the same time. Forget about the one-way streets, parking fees, and designated drivers and take advantage of our fleet of comfortable and climate-controlled buses and vans. Charleston Tours & Events can provide whatever transportation you need—from hotel to restaurant or hotel to a dinner cruise; we can provide, prompt, comfortable transportation to get you where you need to go.

Engagement Photos on the Schooner Pride

Schooner Pride- Engagement Shoot Premium Package

Capture your engagement photos aboard the Schooner Pride as it sits dockside. What a beautiful way to showcase the celebration of an engagement and love for one another. We offer private access aboard the Pride for an hour-long shoot to capture nautical photos that will last a lifetime. Private access to the entire boat for two plus your photographer, a bottle of premium champagne, and an hour-long window for your engagement photos for only $400. Call 843-722-1112 or contact us with any questions or to reserve your date.

Happily Ever After Starts Here

Say “I Do” to a Wedding on the Water