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Intimate Wedding at Pretty Place in South Carolina


Whether you find yourself in Asheville, Greenville, or beyond, Pretty Place stands out as an ideal location for intimate weddings or elopements. Situated in Cleveland, SC, Pretty Place is a chapel set on the eastern ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering a breathtaking 360-degree view of Upstate South Carolina that creates the illusion of being amidst the clouds. This blog provides information on organizing your elopement or intimate wedding at Pretty Place.


Here are some key details about Pretty Place: located in Cleveland, SC, it's a 1-hour and 10-minute drive from Asheville and 1 hour and 15 minutes from Greenville. It's important to note that Pretty Place is a smoke, alcohol, and pet-free venue. The chapel can accommodate up to 385 people, but the parking lot holds only 75 to 85 cars. If you anticipate more cars, guests are encouraged to carpool or consider renting a bus. Pretty Place provides space for both partners to get ready. For those planning a reception, consider booking an Airbnb or exploring other venues nearby. The photos below showcase a couple at their reception at Cedar Mountain Outpost, a local cafe that hosts receptions.


The cost for a wedding at Pretty Place starts at $2,500 from Monday to Thursday and $3,200 from Friday to Sunday. The minimum booking time for an elopement or intimate wedding is 2 hours, with additional costs for extending the hours. Booking this venue comes with the advantage of a stunning natural backdrop that minimizes the need for additional decorations; the mountains themselves become the decor.


For more information about Pretty Place, follow this link to their website, specifically the section about booking, costs, etc. If you'd like to book me to photograph your wedding there, here you can access my contact form. Additionally, if you would like to see more of my work, here is my portfolio. The gallery below showcases a sunrise ceremony at Pretty Place. If you love sunrise and the colors it brings, a sunrise ceremony is an option you can explore. For now, enjoy some images from a wedding I captured in September 2023 at sunrise at Pretty Place.







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