Photo Shoots. If you're looking for a place to take great outdoor photos for weddings, reunions, family, prom, engagements, or just about any reason, we welcome you to use our 2 1/2 acres of greenspace for $50/hour with a one hour minimum. If you don't have a photographer we can assist you for $100/hour with a one hour minimum. All you need to do is bring your own SD card. Cash only and by appointment.  Call to schedule. If you have booked your wedding with us, you are welcome to  use the grounds and house for photo shoots for free. Appointment required.

Requirements for getting married in South Carolina:

  • Couples must apply in person and be 18 years of age or older. A valid ID, such as a driver's license or passport showing picture and signature is required for each person. There is a 24 hour waiting period before you pick up your license and can be married. No blood test is required and you don't have to be a resident of SC to get married here.  Applications can be made Monday - Friday (8-5) at York County Probate Court, 1 W Liberty St, York County.  Please go to for more information. The cost is $50.

While there are many wedding venues to choose from these days, it is important to find the one that fits you. Magnolia House and Gardens isn't huge, but it's perfect for an outdoor wedding up to 125 guests, with a low key, laid back vibe.  The house is historic, the grounds are beautiful, and if you want a rustic outdoor wedding, we have something you might like.  From a small ceremony for two to a 'destination' wedding, we'd like to be a part of your story. And as for the 'destination' who wouldn't like to say they got married in the middle of the town with LOVE in the middle, CLOVER!  See what we have to offer, and please call to arrange an appointment.


Intimate Wedding. $500.  If you want to share your special event with your best friends or relatives, but keep it intimate, this may work for you. The package includes overnight accommodations for 2 couples with breakfast included.  We provide the officiant (civil or religious ceremony), a small cake and champagne. Limited to the wedding couple and 2 guests.

Intimate Fall Wedding

Ideal Wedding. $1,200 - 1,800. If you want an outdoor wedding without a circus, or tons of stress, this package might just fit your needs. Includes a 23 hour rental of the house and grounds. For daytime weddings/reception - rental begins at 4pm on day 1, and ends at 3pm on day 2.  For evening weddings/receptions - rental begins at noon on day 1 and ends at 11 am on day 2.  Overnight accommodations require an additional $75/room which includes breakfast.  Additional days can be added to the rental at $450/day.  Includes a rustic arbor & some benches, use of the house . up to 50 guests - $1,200; 50-75 guests - $1,400; 75-100 guests - $1,600; 100-125 guests - $1,800.

*Can connect you with a local officiant to conduct a civil or religious ceremony for a reasonable price.

Other Events.  The house and grounds can be rented anytime (not already reserved) for $100/hour with a 2 hour minimum plus $25/10 guests between Noon and 3pm.  An additional 30 minutes before and after the event are included for set-up and clean-up.  Events that will overlap B&B hours (4pm-11am) will require rental of the entire house $450, plus $25 for every 10 guests attending.

Weddings at Magnolia House

PLEASE NOTE: these prices do not include a wedding director, decorations, tents, tables, chairs, or portable restrooms (if needed)

Destination Wedding. $6,000 - 6,600. Save the expense of a tropical resort destination, and head off the beaten path for an exclusive and unique destination. Package includes 3 night rental of the house and grounds with overnight accommodations for up to 8 adults, including breakfast daily. Includes rehearsal, facility for a catered (not included in price) rehearsal dinner up to 10 guests, reception space.  Includes a rustic arbor, some benches. Up to 50 guests - $6,000; 50-75 guests - $6,200; 75-100 guests - $6,400; 100-125 guests - $6,600.

*Can connect you with a local officiant to conduct a civil or religious ceremony for a reasonable price.

...and so much more.

Springtime Wedding and Reception

60+ guests


Birthday parties

Express Wedding. $150.  If you just want to get married without all the bells and whistles, and want to get married sooner rather than later, we're here for you.  You can schedule your wedding any day between Noon and 3pm, that is not already booked for another event.  Includes an officiant (civil or religious ceremony). Limited to the wedding couple and 2 guests (witnesses).

Events at Magnolia House

WEDDINGS priced as EVENTS until 12/31/18

Please call Laura at 704.608.5681 with questions, or to schedule a visit.


Magnolia House & Gardens


in the summertime