The Historic Rice Mill Est. 2004

17 Lockwood Boulevard, Charleston, South Carolina

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Showering a newly wed couple with rice is supposed to bring prosperity, fertility & good fortune.
Save the starch and cover your bases by throwing your wedding in this historic, former rice mill.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Historic Building
Views
Cityscape
Coastline
Historical Monument
Skyline
Water Feature
Style
Classic
Elegant
Glamorous
Nautical
Romantic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Holiday Party
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Built in 1861, The Historic Rice Mill is one of downtown Charleston’s most spectacular waterfront venues featuring versatile indoor and outdoor event space. The Historic Rice Mill offers unparalleled sunset views over the Ashley River, and is Charleston’s only original antebellum rice mill still standing. Offering the Lowcountry’s best, we give to you breathtaking waterfront views, historic property, classic design features and well planned spaces that bring your dream wedding or special event to life.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $50 to $500

Additional Charges

Good Food Catering optional

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
160
Buffet
160
Standing
N/A
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2004
Curfew
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Inside Scoop

The Historic Rice Mill offers the best of the Lowcountry. Breathtaking waterfront views, historic property, and a well planned space, all tied together with perfect food and beverage options to create your dream wedding or bring your special event to life.

Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
At The Historic Rice Mill, guests have options for booth indoor and outdoor spaces to make for a memorable event. Built in 1861, The Historic Ricemill is Charleston's only original antebellum rice mill still standing today, located at a beautiful waterfront location on the Ashley River. The ground floor event space is perfectly appointed for a variety of events. Classic design features include exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, large double windows, and pressed tin ceilings. The beautiful mahogany and marble bar is well suited for entertaining. The adjacent dance floor area naturally lends itself to live music and dancing.
Design:
Built in 1861, The Historic Rice Mill is one of downtown Charleston’s most spectacular waterfront venues featuring versatile indoor and outdoor event space. The Historic Rice Mill offers unparalleled sunset views over the Ashley River, and is Charleston’s only original antebellum rice mill still standing. Offering the Lowcountry’s best, we give to you breathtaking waterfront views, historic property, classic design features and well planned spaces that bring your dream wedding or special event to life. The ground floor event space is perfectly appointed for a variety of events. Classic design features include exposed brick, wide plank wood floors, large double windows, and pressed tin ceilings. The beautiful mahogany and marble bar is well suited for entertaining. The adjacent dance floor area naturally lends itself to live music and dancing.
Standout Venue Features:
Our sales team is flexible and creative in designing personalized proposals to fit each event budget. With nearly a decade of coordinating rentals and following minute by minute timelines, our detail oriented team will make your event seamless, allowing you to feel like a guest at your event. Invite our experienced team to tailor your event at our exclusive waterfront venue, The Historic Rice Mill, or any other Charleston venue.
Awards & Notables Charleston's only original antebellum rice mill still standing today.
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
The Historic Rice Mill is a part of Holy City Hospitality, the hospitality group that brings you 39 Rue de Jean, Coast Bar and Grill, Virginia's on King, Michael's on the Alley, Vincent Chicco's, The Victor Social Club, The Islander, and Good Food Catering.
Bars & Lounges:
The beautiful mahogany and marble bar is well suited for entertaining, while the adjacent dance floor area naturally lends itself to live music and dancing.
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