After the big question has been popped and the ring has been slid onto the finger, the planning is in full force. And nowhere in the Upstate are weddings more popular than on Lake Keowee. Today we’ll be reviewing our favorite wedding venues that take advantage of the beautiful mountain views and vibrant emerald waters that make Keowee so sought after.
Did you know more than 73% of all weddings happen between May & October? And on Lake Keowee, the natural backdrop is gorgeous every month, making the area in high demand till late fall. If you’re looking to book a breathtaking spot that will host a memorable ceremony and accommodate a reception, here are our top options:
Reserve at Lake Keowee
One popular wedding venue is inside of a gated lake community in Sunset, SC, called The Reserve at Lake Keowee. Whether it be on the rolling Nicklaus designed golf course, or the Great Lawn overlooking the gleaming water, or in the Orchard House, the coordinating and work staff are sure to take great care of the bride to be and guests, and will make any bridal dream wedding come true. The Knot featured a wedding held at The Reserve in which the tent for the ceremony was set up overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. Another fabulous inspiration wedding, captured by David & Kristina Photography, shows the stunning locations throughout the property for individual and group shots, from the Village Market, to the docks on Lake Keowee, to the lawn where the ceremony was set up. The wedding was masterfully crafted by The Reserve at Lake Keowee director. Click the link here to view this wedding’s amazing Keowee photos.
Hidden Cove at Lake Keowee
Another gorgeous spot is Hidden Cove at Lake Keowee. This gem is naturally impressive with its majestic peninsula reaching out to the distant mountains and overlooking the water where the sun sinks. What a breathtaking view! It is also conveniently located in Seneca, SC which offers multiple reception areas, and nearby is Clemson, SC offering plenty of places to stay for out-of-town friends and family visiting the bridal party. Click here to view photos of the various grounds where you can set up your perfect wedding.
There are many other wedding venue options here in the Upstate with beautiful mountain views, cozy barns exquisitely decorated, antiqued bridges expanding across babbling streams, and countless high-end to timeless venues in Downtown Greenville. We have a location for just about…anybody!