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Amenities + Details
Indoor Event Space
Outdoor Event Space
Outdoor - Covered
Up to 200
Historic Venue, Tented
Venue Service Offerings
Planning, Service Staff
Awards and Affiliations
Old Wide Awake Plantation Reviews
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Reviewed On 9/23/2013 by Kari C
Old Wide Awake Plantation was the perfect venue for our wedding. I also hired Margaret McKenzie for my day of services and that was the best money spent! She kept me sane!! Old Wide Awake is such a beautiful place to have a wedding and I am ...
Reviewed On 8/01/2013 by Kara S
The most perfect Charleston plantation location! Beautiful location, quiet and secluded area of Charleston, grounds in wonderful condition, very helpful/friendly staff, and plenty of parking! It is nice to find a place you can pick your own cat...
Reviewed On 6/18/2013 by Melati C
Old Wide Awake is q gorgeous and incredibly warm and inviting venue. It has several different areas for staging and guest preferences and can host a large party. We have 105 guests and had a seated dinner on the porch (13 tables), a cocktail ho...
Reviewed On 10/29/2018 by Angelia H
I cannot say enough about Old Wide Awake Plantation and the staff there. Margaret is a dream to work with. I even came by on an off day, and one of the gentlemen working on the grounds (John, I believe?) stopped what he was doing and allowed me...
Reviewed On 10/22/2018 by Kristen S
We got married there 2 weeks ago and it was the most perfect, beautiful, romantic place that I've ever been! Having the house for the entire day makes setting up SO much easier than if you are only permitted to get in a couple hours before the ...
Reviewed On 9/15/2018 by Kelly F
After and exhaustive search, we found Old Wide Awake and instantly knew it had to be the reception venue for our wedding. It was so charming and beautiful, but it also had some of the amenities we were looking for - including air conditioning i...
Reviewed On 6/28/2018 by Katy C
Old Wide Plantation was the PERFECT venue for our June wedding. Margaret McKenize is absolutely fantastic! She was always very responsive to my numerous questions and genuinely cared about making our day the best ever (and it was!) The day of t...
Reviewed On 5/05/2018 by Tangie O
I just left my nephews wedding that was held at this establishment. If I pay the amount of money that this place costs, I expect management to not harass me until our time is up and we are to be out of there. If something was left undone after ...
Reviewed On 4/27/2018 by Mim H
We visited 10 other venues before discovering Old Wide Awake, which is in a class all of it's own. This venue, unlike any others we looked into, provided an entire experience. Beginning the day in the beautifully decorated historic home and s...
Reviewed On 3/14/2018 by Emily G
This venue is so beautiful! It was perfect for our outdoor ceremony and reception. Margaret is also amazing! She was our wedding coordinator and she made sure everything went off without a hitch!
Reviewed On 12/22/2017 by Julie B
We got married here on 12/9/17 and Old Wide Awake is truly breathtaking.! We fell in love with the venue when we first toured it and got a chance to tour it a second time after booking our date during the Wedding Revolution tour and knew then ...
Reviewed On 11/20/2017 by ray m
From This Day Forward Wedding Services had the distinct honor to be floral designer, day of coordinator and officiant for the Mallory DeWitt/Hunter Ginn wedding that took place at Old Wide Awake Plantation. What an absolutely beautiful venue f...
Reviewed On 11/15/2017 by Carter Ann C
I just can't say enough about Old Wide Awake Plantation. Margaret McKenzie and her assistant, Kira, elevated our wedding as a "Welcome to Charleston" experience for our whole family!!! We were married there on October 28, 2017.
My husband noti...
Reviewed On 4/30/2017 by Kelley B
We got married at Old Wide Awake on 4/15/17 and it was everything we have ever dreamed of - it was PERFECT!
We also rented out Old Wide Awake Park and had both the ceremony and the cocktail hour there. The beautiful tree covered in Spanish Mos...
Reviewed On 10/25/2016 by Katie B
This was the perfect place to host our wedding reception on June 11, 2016! In the search for our venue, I found this to be the best choice for a several reasons:
1. It's a gorgeous plantation house with wrap around porches, a large patio, a ...
Reviewed On 10/25/2016 by Cheryl H
I can't say enough great things about Old Wide Awake and Margaret McKenzie!!! My daughters wedding was Oct 15, 2016 approximately 1 week after Hurricane Matthew decided to make landfall near Charleston, SC. Margaret worked valiently to make ...
Reviewed On 10/11/2016 by Kristen R
Old Wide Awake plantation is the PERFECT wedding venue for Charleston in every way. If you are looking for a plantation outside downtown that is beautiful, charming, near the water, and within your budget-- look no further. This venue is amaz...
Reviewed On 10/01/2016 by Holly S
What a wonderful, wonderful wedding we had for my daughter and her husband last Saturday at Old Wide Awake Plantation. OWA is a quintessential plantation that has been lovingly restored. The wrap around porches and travertine patio, the ivy d...
Reviewed On 6/02/2016 by a member
Was an excellent venue! Extremely private and intimate. We had a small ceremony and reception for our close friends and family and it was brilliant. My wife and I along with our wedding party were able to use the house all morning and early aft...
Reviewed On 4/28/2016 by HRosalyn N
We are newly weds and Old Wide Awake was just the perfect backdrop for our wedding! All of our guests are still raving about how beautiful everything was!
Reviewed On 4/19/2016 by Kim S
This is a spectacular venue. I was really drawn in with the availability of the house/land for the entire day and evening. It was fantastic to have everything in one location. The grounds are so beautiful and accommodating. I'm really glad we ...
Reviewed On 1/28/2016 by Jen R
Magical. That's the best word I can find to describe our entire wedding experience at Old Wide Awake. It's a day we'll cherish forever, in part because the venue was so beautiful and our guest were in awe of the grounds. And also in large pa...
Reviewed On 11/23/2015 by Amanda H
This venue was everything we wanted and more! Our wedding turned out perfectly thanks to Margaret. She was so helpful with everything and was truly worth every penny. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Reviewed On 11/22/2015 by Sarah H
My husband and I live in Charlotte, but since we got engaged in Charleston, we decided it would be a great idea to get married in this wonderful city. We looked at several different venues, but Old Wide Awake Plantation was hands down the best ...
Reviewed On 11/02/2015 by Melanie R
This venue was perfect! We had the entire house to our wedding party the whole day, the venue is absolutely gorgeous, and Margaret McKenzie (she runs the venue) was fantastic. We loved the flexibility of choosing all of our vendors, and we also...