Escort Cards: One of the Top Wedding Trends of 2018

We are loving the idea of creative escort cards. Escort cards slightly differ from place cards in that they direct guests to a table rather than a specific seat. Sometimes guests will have both escort cards and place cards, but some couples prefer the idea of allowing...

Long Family Style Dinner Tables

Typically at the Francis Marion Hotel, we see round dinner tables for wedding guests because the hotel includes the tables complimentary. However, lately I have seen weddings chose long family style dinner tables over the round tables. These tables are a creative way...

New Year’s Eve Wedding

The Francis Marion Hotel was built in the middle of the roaring twenties era. Hosting your wedding reception on New Year’s Eve is a fabulous and memorable way to ring in the upcoming year! With our historical ballrooms as your backdrop, here are some creative décor...

Incorporating Winter/Fall Food Ideas in your Event

With the temperature cool and crisp, the fall and winter is a great time for weddings. This is also a suitable time to feature festive food ideas that would otherwise be too filling for the spring and summer. Here are some great food ideas to add to your reception:...

Suites at the Francis Marion Hotel

Along with our exquisite traditional and deluxe guest rooms, the Francis Marion Hotel features several suite options that serve useful for wedding weekends. We can also cater food and beverage in these suites to make the weekend effortless. Francis Marion Suite-...