159 Rutledge is a wedding venue located in Downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Perfect for ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, social gatherings, and more, the venue offers an array of event spaces. Each space is designed to bring couples and guests together in a modern and quintessential Charleston atmosphere. With an abundance of charm and space, the venue is Charleston’s premier destination to create memories that will be cherished and remembered for a lifetime.
Facilities and Capacity
The Wine Cellar is located on the first floor and is a fantastic space to meet and greet guests. The cellar features beautiful reclaimed wood, exposed beams, original brickwork, and stucco walls. This one-of-a-kind space is perfect cocktail reception gatherings, tastings, hor d’oeuvres, and casual entertaining. The Rutledge Ballroom is situated upstairs and presents a great option for luxurious wedding celebrations. Features in the Ballroom include exposed brick fireplaces, wood flooring, and gorgeous chandeliers. The Ballroom also boasts enclosed Charleston single-style piazzas. The third floor, Upstairs at Rutledge, offers a versatile floor plan that offers endless possibilities for every couple. This event space is the best place for raucous celebrations and is ready to be transformed into each couples' dream wedding event. In total, the 5,500 square-foot venue is able to host up to 150 guests for cocktail receptions or a seated dinner.
159 Rutledge provides each couple with several event services and items to make the planning process as stress-free as possible. These services and items include setup, get ready space, WiFi, lighting, and audio equipment. Each couple can make use of these services as well as work with outside vendors to help complete their dream wedding or special event. 159 Rutledge welcomes all vendors. The venue also provides limited parking and is fully wheelchair accessible.
159 Rutledge offers a professional in-house bar service that provides a mix of specialty beers, wines, cocktails, and soft drinks. All bar packages include a range of sodas, mixers, garnishes, bar equipment, and a complimentary bottle of prosecco for the bride and groom. All bar packages are customizable and can be tailored to fit any budget or vision.
Situated in Downtown Charleston, the venue is close to local transport links and convenient amenities. Minutes from King Street, the venue is near an array of lodging accommodations, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. For guests traveling from further afield, Charleston International Airport is approximately a 20-minute drive away.
Recommended by 100% of couples
B. Lopez · Married on 03/21/2019
159 Rutledge is perfection...
159 Rutledge covered an event for me. A surprise 60th birthday party. It went off without a hitch...Sent on 05/22/2019
159 Rutledge's reply:Thank you so much for your kind words! We were honored to be a part of this milestone day in your loved ones life.
Beth · Married on 01/03/2019
Sales team professional and accommodating. The venue was perfect with 3 levels, allowing for dancing, eating and conversing with ease and enjoyment. Plus it’s so very “Charleston” in its feel.Sent on 05/22/2019
159 Rutledge's reply:We appreciate your feedback! Thank you for allowing us to share and celebrate with you on such a magical day. We wish this best to you and the couple.
159 Rutledge Price Rates
Special rates for couples that book in 2019/2020!