The Premiere Wedding Venue in Columbia SC

Event Space for Parties of all Sizes

Our group of event spaces, known as Senate's End, are nestled between a wooded ravine and the Congaree River. Overlooking the historic Gervais Street Bridge in the Vista, the property is a hidden gem in the heart of downtown Columbia SC. Our venues are convenient to the surrounding areas of Lexington, Irmo, West Columbia, Forest Acres and the USC campus. This stunning backdrop offers a wedding venue with the character of a natural environment and a variety of convenient features like ample parking, nearby hotels and a vibrant downtown.

Three Well-Appointed Buildings and Two Outdoor Wedding Venues

Once the home of Sterling Garden Center, Senate's End is a collection of distinctive buildings: The Hall300 Senate and 302 Senate. Each building has an outdoor deck or patio for a stunning indoor/outdoor wedding venue experience when weather permits. Adjacent to the buildings are two outdoor Wedding Gardens, with flexible seating, and a variety of natural trees, bushes and flowers for natural elegance. With a curved cobblestone aisle, and a forest backdrop, each location provides a gorgeous setting for wedding photos.

A Venue that Meets Your Every Need

Each of our event venues has different capacities, amenities, and ambiance, so click the links below for more details about what each one has to offer. Big or small, fancy or simple; we offer a picture perfect setting for every couple's special event. Whether you are exchanging your vows in a lush garden or dancing the night away in an elegant banquet hall, you are sure to have a fabulous event at Senate's End!

Our Indoor Wedding Venues

Exterior entrance of The Hall at Senate's End

Spacious and Open

The Hall

Our largest indoor facility; a rustic brick building with high ceilings. The Hall is the perfect venue for a wedding reception or other large event. Because of its location adjacent to the Hall Wedding Garden, it is perfect for outdoor weddings with an indoor/outdoor wedding reception area.

300 Senate sign

Intimate and Warm

300 Senate

A more intimate setting, with a warm ambiance, a beautiful wood bar, and a gorgeous view of the Congaree River. Close enough to The 302 Wedding Garden to host a perfect wedding amongst the trees, while having the option for both indoor and outdoor reception areas.

Sweet Tea

Patio with River View

302 Senate

Unique ambiance, with exposed wood ceiling, large covered patio, 2 rolling doors to open to the outside, and a gorgeous view of the Congaree River. Adjacent to The 302 Wedding Garden (available for an additional fee).

Our Outdoor Wedding Venues

Sterling Wedding Garden seating

River View

The 302 Wedding Garden

Lush ceremony garden overlooking the Congaree River.

path to the Hall wedding garden

Garden Path

The Hall Wedding Garden

A cobblestone aisle leads to a stone arbor adjacent to The Hall.