WEDDING BLOG

Late Night Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Sometimes it is hard to narrow down your food selections for passed hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour. If you run into this situation, the next best way to feature tasty foods you want at your wedding, is a late night hors d’oeuvre! This would be passed or displayed...

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Wedding Cake Toppers

Another artistic way to include your wedding style or theme is through your wedding cake topper. Traditionally, it has been a figurine of the bride and groom, but these days the cake topper has evolved. Here are some fun wedding cake topper’s that we have seen here at...

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Kurtis and Madeleines’ Wedding Reception

A few gorgeous photographs that capture the special moments of Kurtis and Madeleines’ Wedding Reception at the Francis Marion Hotel caught on camera by Michel Berda at King Street Photo Weddings. The kissing couple inside our Colonial Ballroom with photograph caught...

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Popular Passed Hors D’oeuvres

At the Francis Marion Hotel, you receive a complimentary menu tasting as part of our wedding package. When choosing the hors d’oeuvres from our list of options, most couples ask what is the most popular. There are definitely four very tasty, southern favorites I see...

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What I am thankful for at the Francis Marion Hotel

1 Holding a place in Charleston’s history for the past 92 years 2 A strong, durable brick building to withstand the southern weather elements 3 Having a staff that has been here many years, considering each other family 4 Thus, providing the best customer service to...

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Stay Cool this Summer at the Francis Marion Hotel

We all know Charleston summertime heat can be draining at times. There is several fun and creative ways that I have seen past weddings incorporate cool, sweet treats! Ice Cream – We have had several weddings open an ice cream station towards the end of the evening as...

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Dance Floor Location

In each of our three ballrooms, we have two areas where the dance floor and entertainment can be placed. There are positives to both locations. The most popular location is in the center of the ballroom. I typically see this when the entertainment is a DJ, and when...

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