Voted 'One of the Most Romantic Wedding Locales in South Carolina' by USA Today readers.

Set in beautiful surroundings that combine art and nature, an event at Brookgreen Gardens, with its majestic live oaks and world-renowned sculpture collection, will be a treasured memory. Brookgreen's team of creative and experienced professionals who will assist you in hosting an exceptional event, whether it be a once-in-a-lifetime personal or social affair, a business meeting or an annual corporate retreat.

We invite you to contact Kym Bailey, Manager of Private Events at (843) 235-6017 or Email her for information on available options and scheduling to make your special occasion one that will exceed your expectations.


Can we have bridal portraits made in the gardens if we are not having the wedding or other private event at Brookgreen?
We offer a limited number of one-hour bridal portrait appointments for members of Brookgreen Gardens. The appointment must be made at least one week in advance by calling (843) 235-6017. The site fee for bridal portraits is $200 in addition to the cost of your membership. Bridal portraits are only allowed in the lawn and area surrounding the Holliday Cottage. As a courtesy to our visitors, bridal portraits are not allowed in the sculpture garden or other highly visible and visited areas of Brookgreen.

Is it necessary to be or to become a member of Brookgreen Gardens to rent the facilities for a wedding?
A one-year membership at the appropriate level is required and is included in our site location fee.

How much does it cost to rent the facilities for a wedding at Brookgreen?
Rental / site fees depend upon the facility or garden space selected, the anticipated number of guests, and date of your event. Please contact Kym Bailey, Manager of Private Events at (843) 235-6017 or email her at

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