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Provided by: Gardens of the Hampton-Preston Mansion

Gardens of the Hampton-Preston Mansion

Venue highlights

BYO
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Mansion, Park/Garden, Plantation, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 400 guests

Style - Build Copy 5Created with Sketch.

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Outdoor

Location:

1615 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Description:

Used as headquarters for the Union Army in February of 1865 and later saved by a local nun during the Burning of Columbia, the Hampton-Preston Mansion features renowned, historic gardens with sophisticated and graceful green space – speaking to the grandeur of its past. Magnolias and live oaks tower over three garden spaces, including the back lawn and newly restored side gardens, gazebo garden and fountain garden, providing a serene backdrop that is ideal for creative event design.

 

This is an outdoor only venue; the historic home is a museum and not available for rentals.

 

Features & Amenities:

• Recently renovated property with fresh plantings and elegant design

• Extensive back lawn for a ceremony and reception

• Recently restored mid-1800’s arboretum-style side gardens with paved walking paths

• A fountain garden, surrounded with seating underneath live oak trees

• A gazebo garden, with stunning covered gazebo space underneath live oak trees

• 2 covered porches on a freshly-painted home

• 2 new restrooms (installation to be completed Fall 2018)

• Access to wireless internet and electricity throughout gardens

• HC staff on-site for duration of event

 

Capacity:

• Outdoor maximum capacity of 400

Additional details

Service Options

Venue notes

Please contact Rental Coordinator for an exact quote. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required for any event.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Public parking

Restrictions

- Venue must approve all decorations

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:00PM

- No indoor area available

- No staked tents (weighted OK)

Amenities

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Public parking

Restrictions

- Venue must approve all decorations

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking in designated areas only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:00PM

- No indoor area available

- No staked tents (weighted OK)

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Gardens of the Hampton-Preston Mansion

Venue Highlights

BYO
Valet parking

STARTING AT $4,103 FOR 50 GUESTS

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