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Last month, we asked you to share your wedding service providers (venues, caterers, florists, etc.) for anyone who might be planning a wedding.

We received ~550 responses, and today, we want to share the top recommendation for each category. (You can also view all the recommendations for each category on our website.) Thank you again for all your participation – we’ll have to keep this list fresh + make it an annual thing.

Wedding Venue

Lowndes Grove, 266 St Margaret St. |

Reception Venue

Lowndes Grove, 266 St Margaret St. |

Rehearsal Dinner Venue

Parcel 32, 442 King St. |Location on Upper King Street, modern ambiance in historic setting, hospitality/customer service, great food + bev.


Hotel Bennett, 404 King St. |

Wedding Dress

Maddison Row South, 8 Vanderhorst St. |Custom service is the highest level in the industry. Gowns are classic and timeless and not over trendy. Quality of gowns is top notch.


Berlin’s For Men, 114 King St. |They are an institution, the customer service is like no other and your measurements and final products will be gorgeous.

Charleston Tuxedo, 162 Wentworth St. |Easy to work with, quality products.

Grady Ervin & Co., 313 King St. |

Jos A. Bank, 1241 Belk Dr., Mt. Pleasant |Custom service is the highest level in the industry. Gowns are classic and timeless and not over trendy. Quality of gowns is top notch.

Tom James Company- Charleston, 4130 Faber Pl. Dr. #109, North Charleston |Who doesn’t love the ability to create your custom wedding suit/tux EXACTLY how you’d like it to look, tailored specifically to you? Their customer service is incredible, and the craftsmanship is amazing.

Bridesmaids Dresses

Bella Bridesmaids, 8 Vanderhorst St. |


Croghan’s Jewel Box, 308 King St. | “They have the most beautiful jewelry in Charleston! Conveniently located on King Street with parking in the rear lot. The sales staff are knowledgeable and very helpful!”


Shoes on King, 335 King St. |

Alterations + Tailors

A Stitch Witch, 1662 Savannah Hwy |

Wedding Cake

Patrick Properties Hospitality Group, 456 King St. | “Sugar did our wedding cupcakes and not only did they look gorgeous but as always they were delicious! I love that Sugar was able to accommodate our request for gluten-free cupcakes too!”


Patrick Properties Hospitality Group, 456 King St. |

Mobile Bars

Tap Truck Charleston, 2989 Emma Ln., Mt. Pleasant |They truly are one of a kind. They pour beer right from the taps on the side of the truck!!!!! SO cool and such a classic vibe!


DJ Rehab- Weddings and Special Events, 1810 Mepkin Rd. Ste. a6 |Chris is the best. He does the whole package, mics, lights, music. He’ll keep the party going longer than you can dance.

EPIC Charleston - Wedding DJ Entertainment, 460 King St. Ste. #200 |Nick is great to work with!

Pinnacle Weddings, No address listed |Cam and Davis are so wonderful! They are fun and energetic, great mixers, and make sure the weddings run smoothly!

Low Country Entertainment, Address not listed |They are fun, work closely with you to select music and make your day what you want. They also do amazing Lighting and Draping.


High 5, No address listed | “They play a wide variety of music that keeps everyone dancing. The talent is amazing and they will even learn special songs for your big day. We LOVE them!”


Alyce Marie, No address listed |They are fun, work closely with you to select music and make your day what you want. They also do amazing Lighting and Draping.

Chris Dodson Music, 1122 Brody Ave. |He sang for our wedding. Very talented and accommodating. He did an amazing job playing acoustic guitar during the wedding and killed it with his band during the reception.

Nick Forte, No address listed |Wonderful singer and very professional!

Dance Lessons

International Ballroom Dance Studios, Multiple locations | “Upstate Spine & Sport is the best!! They are team chiropractor for Greenville Triumph and Furman. Dr. Jolson is the man, and they also have unbelievable massages with Ryan and Sarah. Can’t beat it!”


Petaloso, Address not listed |She does amazing work and truly listens to what her clients want. She made my flower dreams come true!

On A Limb Floral Design, 651 Gahagan Rd., Summerville |

Juniper Jasmine Design, Address not listed |Her work is always a show stopper. Even seeing it in Charleston Magazine it still doesn’t do her justice!


Custom Vows by Casey, No address listed | Casey has an amazing personality, is easy to work with, and is extremely creative. She provides a personalized experience and genuinely cares about you and your wedding. Her service, dedication, hard work, and passion is unmatched in the industry.

Doug Farmer, 307 Tall Oak Ave. |Doug is thoughtful, caring, funny and has a booming voice. He also carefully works with the couple to customize their vows. What a nice man to have marry you.

Kristen Barner, No address listed |


Pinnacle Weddings, No address listed |Such a personable group and makes sure everything is taken care of way ahead of time! Makes wedding planning a breeze.


Chrisman Studios, 131 Darlington Ave. |They are world class photographers and have made Charleston their home. Their work for us has been superb. This city is lucky to have such talent!


Seagrass Creative, 30 Barre St. | “Incredible videographer who comes highly recommended and rated across the Knot and by friends who have used him to film their weddings.”


Lowcountry Valet & Shuttle Co., 4639 Rivers Ave, North Charleston |

Coastal Limo of Charleston, Address not listed |

Salons + barber shops

Vanity Salon, 1909 N Hwy 17 Ste. T, Mt. Pleasant |Artistic Hair & makeup integrated in a single package.”

Nail Techs

East Bay Nail Spa, 334 E Bay St. |

Magic Nails, 520 Folly Rd. #40 | “The very very best and responsible pricing.”

Makeup Artists

Cheryl Quinn Makeup, 1826 Telfair Way |

Lashes and Lace Salon & Bridal, 43 Broad St. #100 |


Hotel Bennett, 404 King St. |So relaxing and very convenient being downtown.

The Dewberry, 334 Meeting St. |

Decor + Place Settings

Ooh! Events, 2532 Spruill Ave. |

Lawn Games + Photo Booths

Simply Elegant, 214 Old Trolley Rd., Summerville | “The best pricing and the best staff.”

Chrisman Studios, 131 Darlington Ave. | “Professional.”

The Photobooth People, 114 W. Richardson Ave. East, Summerville |

Rentals (Tables, Chairs, etc.)

Snyder, 3875 Meeting St., North Charleston | “Always helpful staff”


Dodeline Design, 1051 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. Ste. E, Mt. Pleasant |Beautiful invitations!

Disclaimer: These recommendations do not necessarily reflect the views of CHStoday or 6AMCity and were gathered via audience participation. CHStoday did not place any restrictions on participation (i.e. some businesses might have offered discounts or deals to clients who submitted recommendations). Finally, for categories that have more than one top recommendation, we were unable to select a clear winner based on the entries we received.