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Weddings at Brookgreen
Beautiful ceremony held while the Gardens were decorated for Nights of a Thousand Candles

private events at brookgreen

Weddings, Receptions, Parties, Corporate Events, Classes


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 Anna Lovell, Manager of Weddings and Private Events at (843) 235-6017 or use our contact form to request information on available options and scheduling to make your special occasion one that will exceed your expectations.


May we have bridal portraits made in the gardens if we are not having the wedding or other private event at Brookgreen? 
No, to preserve the special nature of a Brookgreen Gardens wedding, only couples that will be having their wedding at Brookgreen may have portraits made on the property.

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 the date of your event. Please contact Anna Lovell, Manager of Weddings and Private Events at (843) 235-6017 or use our contact form.

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During Nights of a Thousand Candles, Brookgreen Gardens is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Wednesday only. During the evening event, the Gardens open at 4 p.m. for the event.
For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen. Service animals that have received special training to assist disabled persons are welcome.


Daily General Admission Tickets for 7 consecutive days
Children 3 and under
Children 4-12
Adults 13-64
Seniors 65 & Over


1931 Brookgreen Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Off US Highway 17 Bypass, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island

on South Carolina's Hammock Coast