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May River Chapel
Overlooking the pristine salt water of the May River, the May River Chapel features stunning views through its arched windows. The Chapel’s charming, understated design offers an intimate and romantic setting for a truly breathtaking ceremony.
The grand Somerset Chapel provides a stately welcome to Montage Palmetto Bluff. Beautiful arched windows face east and west providing spectacular lighting from sunrise to sunset as the streams of light filter through, creating a magical setting.
The Wilson family was known for style, grace and extravagant entertaining. Paying homage to their grand traditions, the Wilson Ballroom was named. The vast 7,000 square feet of space may be used for one grand event, divided into four smaller sections for a more intimate affair or an event that flows from room to room. The pre-function space is ideal for cocktails or gatherings and looks directly out onto the lush grand lawn.
With its classic colonial architecture and sophisticated decor, the Oak Ballroom is an elegant and versatile venue. The ballroom fills with natural light as the sun beams through the French doors and windows. The large wraparound veranda, which surrounds the ballroom on three sides, offers stunning views of the May River. At 1,800-square-feet, the Oak Ballroom can accommodate several seating arrangements as well as space for dancing and entertainment.
The River House has an exquisite Wine Cellar, complete with over 4,000 bottles, and offers a definitively unique setting for a private party. Guests enjoy the ambience and privacy the Wine Cellar affords, with dramatic lighting, a stone fireplace and original artwork by local artists. The Wine Cellar also features a cigar display and cozy lounge area with couches. Depending upon your event layout, a small entertainment and dancing area may be an option.
One of a kind venue, designed to mimic the inside of a ship, the arched ceiling of gorgeous woodwork and stunning water views of the Canoe Club are sure to amaze. The perfect location for a Sunday brunch, guests are surrounded by the beauty of the serene banks of the May River and interior lagoons.
Rehearsal and Casual Wedding Venues
May River Lawn and Outdoor Fire Pits
With amazing views along the May River, guests are greeted under branches of ancient oak trees on the lush lawns of Palmetto Bluff. This venue is an ideal location to sip a libation and watch the tides at sunset. And three fire pits offer the perfect end to the perfect day, as guests enjoy a gourmet s’mores roast, and lounge in Adirondack chairs around the fire. Please note a setup fee is required to reserve a fire pit and will include an attendant to assist guests, additional seating (if requested), and a banquet display of any s’mores or snacks chosen.
In the heart of Wilson Village, mere steps from the May River Chapel, lies the Village Green. Centrally located and overlooking the May River, this venue is home to the historic ruins of the Wilson Mansion, which once hosted some of the most extravagant southern parties in the 1900s. With its historic influence, the Village Green is an ideal location to put up a tent in which to host an amazing reception or special event. Please note a tent and necessary rentals are not included. All events at the Village Green must conclude by 10 p.m.
This unique venue was built in September, 2003 by renowned sculptor and craftsman, Wayne Edwards. Complete with an amazing stone fireplace, Moreland Landing is situated on the May River and offers spectacular views of the pristine water. Just beyond the pavilion, under the open air, is an oyster fire pit where fresh Lowcountry oysters are steamed, and guests may be treated to a scrumptious, traditional oyster roast. Also located at Moreland Landing and anchored to the banks of the May River, is an incredible 5-story tree house which wraps around centuries-old live oak tree.
May River Golf Grill
Nestled among the immaculate fairways and gorgeous live oaks of the May River Golf Club, the May River Grill at the Clubhouse is the ideal spot for casual dining in a relaxed atmosphere. This venue offres views of the 18th green and your own private fire pit for roasting s’mores.
Wilson Lawn & Racquet Club
This expansive Palmetto Bluff Country Club facility boasts eight Har-Tru tennis courts, two croquet lawns, two bocce courts, four courtside shelters and a 2,715 square foot Pro Shop and pavilion. Wilson Lawn and Racquet Club is an ideal venue for an open-air Welcome Party, Bridal Luncheon, Sunday Brunch or other special event. Please note additional lighting is necessary for evening events, at an additional cost.
Set sail aboard this historic 60-foot yacht for a truly one-of-a-kind venue. The amazing Grace was built in 1913 and has amassed a long list of colorful owners. She was acquired by the Bluff in 2004 and has been lovingly restored to her former splendor. A celebration on board Grace offers a romantic and intimate setting with unrivaled views of the natural beauty of the May River. Dolphins and seabirds are frequent escorts. Grace is available for catered events, tours, and private charters throughout the year.
Located in the back yard of the Inn, the lush green lawn is framed by the lagoon waterways and maritime forest. Its location is ideal for both intimate weddings and grander affairs.