Bluffton, South Carolina Weddings

Halfway between Beaufort, South Carolina and Savannah Georgia, lies a charming community on the May River, steeped in history and shining with beauty.


Bluffton offers Lowcountry brides the conveniences of modern amenities with the small town charisma that only a community like Bluffton can provide.


Art galleries and wine bars line the downtown area, where the birds sing above in grand live oaks and old brick composes beautiful sidewalks where history lies in each crack. Local music pours from local eateries and watering holes, inspiring any visitor to grab a partner and sway to the sweet sounds of southern summers. Historic plantation homes, old churches and beautiful water front park areas welcome any visitor to stop a moment and soak up the beauty and graceful aura of little Bluffton. Locals and visitors alike zip up and down the streets of downtown on golf carts, waving to each person they pass down the street, whether acquaintances or not. The small town charm takes you over as you duck in and out of some of the most eclectic art galleries and restaurants in the South, set to the sweet smells of Confederate Jasmine and the sounds of the rising tide of the beautiful May River.


The highway 278 corridor offers a plethora of shopping, including two Tanger Outlet Complexes. Take your pick from pizza to fine dining in the many restaurants, both locally based and nationally recognized, that line this busy stretch of highway, connecting to Hilton Head Island. Intermixed with gated communities that are home to some of the best golf courses in the Southeast, these plantations also offer incredible amenities to please every guest, this section of Bluffton truly has something to offer everyone.

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Neighboring Bluffton, the small town of Okatie, offers two gated communities that welcomes wedding parties of all size. Callawassie & Spring Island boast golf courses that would intrigue even the most advanced golfer, clubhouses that unfold unto marshes and river views are truly unparalleled. The focus on the natural environs of Spring Island invite those enthralled with the sights of the majestic bald eagle or stunning Osprey and guests will savor their time on these nature-rich barrier islands.


Nationally acclaimed Palmetto Bluff awaits any guest seeking the “ultimate southern escape.” An inclusive inn & resort, surrounded by the beauty of the May, Cooper & New River, Palmetto Bluff welcomes brides and their guests and promises to entertain, impress and accommodate with the graciousness, that only the South can provide. A spa, fitness facilities, nature preserves and pristine beaches will give even the most discerning bride, a picturesque experience in this spectacular Lowcountry setting.


With the incredible offerings of the plantations, barrier islands, historic landmarks, art galleries and some of the cutest spots for dinner in the area – Bluffton merges its modern components with a charming downtown that welcomes all guests. As you make preparations for your wedding, let Bluffton set the backdrop for what will be the most magical day of your life.


Photo Credit: Meleah Powers


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