Brakefield at Riverwalk

P.O. Box 4228 1111 Brakefield Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29730 Map · Phone number
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About Brakefield at Riverwalk

Brakefield is the most enchanted venue for event hosting the Charlotte Metro area has to offer.

Nestled atop a wooded bluff overlooking the Catawba River and the Carolina Thread Trail, sits Brakefield.

Brakefield is unlike any other stand-alone event venue in this region. With its old-world European warmth and sophisticated charm, the unique architectural design invokes a feeling of "home" while old-world decor gives the venue a slight medieval feel upon entry and throughout.

The greystone and stucco facade is adorned with flickering gas lanterns, and a rich Andean walnut double entry door. Soaring spired roofs and a turret add to the European aesthetic of the Brakefield facility. Inside you'll find an ample entry hall with natural slate floors, beautiful baroque lighting, a Bridal Parlor housed inside the turret, Groom's quarters, and a Green Room that are beautifully appointed for use by wedding parties or as break-out meeting spaces for corporate gatherings. The 3000 square foot Grand Hall is perfect for grand receptions or more formal corporate events.

From the Grand Hall, five sets of eight foot French doors lead to the 1200 square foot covered Loggia, great for more intimate gatherings and special occassions. The breathtaking grounds at Brakefield include a back lawn and lush gardens overlooking the beautiful Catawba River and Carolina Thread Trail. This portion of the trail in North and South Carolina runs alongside two and a quarter miles of scenic river for amazing photographic opportunities.

We welcomed a new addition to the property in May 2015. The Carriage House is a lovely space for smaller weekday weddings and corporate events, meetings. It boasts all AV needs and a spectacular view of the river off the large deck. Check out our website for more.

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54 Reviews for Brakefield at Riverwalk

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Beautiful venue. I loved this venue because the owner built this venue with a bride in mind. She invested a lot in the decorating so that a lot of extra decorations would not need to do a whole lot.

    Sent on 12/09/2014

    Brakefield at Riverwalk's reply:

    Not sure who you are but, thanks for the cudos! We did our best to make it nice without breaking a brides budget! Merry Christmas and best wishes for a long happy marriage!
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    Melissa · Married on 10/27/2018

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    Amazing Venue

    This venue couldn't have been any more perfect for my October 27th wedding. My guests are still gushing about how beautiful and perfect the venue was. Also, Kelly, the week-of coordinator, was AMAZING. I couldn't have possibly gotten through the day without her. She ran my wedding like a well-oiled machine. Love, love, love her - and Brakefield in general. I recommend it wholeheartedly!

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    Brakefield at Riverwalk's reply:

    Hi Melissa! Thank you for the kind words. It was a pleasure hosting your special day at Brakefield. You and your family were amazing to work with. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of it. Good luck to you and Kyle! -Kelly
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    Shantal · Married on 09/14/2018

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    Brakefield hosted our wedding on Friday September 14, during the scare of Hurricane Florence. In spite of all of the worry about weather leading up to the day, I can say that everything was AMAZING! During our wedding venue search, Brakefield was actually the place we visited last. As soon as I walked through the door, I fell in love! It literally looks like a small castle! I cannot say enough about the owner Carol and venue manager Kelly. Their professionalism is what really sold me. They happily answered any questions we had leading up to the day and made the entire process as smooth as possible. I would gladly refer them to any person planning an event in the Rock Hill/Charlotte area.

    Sent on 09/24/2018

    Brakefield at Riverwalk's reply:

    Hi Shantal,

    We are so, so glad that Florence calmed considerably before your day. I wish we could have been outdoors for your ceremony but, you may have blown away!. At least the rain held off. Wishing you all the best and thank so much for letting us host your day. Super nice review and it is greatly appreciated!! Take Care!
    Sincerely,
    Carol and Kelly

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Brakefield at Riverwalk FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 210
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Mansion, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February

Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements

  • The Silk Veil Events by Ivy
    The Silk Veil Events by Ivy Wedding Planners

    By far one of our favorite Venues. We love the staff and the venue is just Beautiful.

  • Images of Power
    Images of Power Wedding Videographers

    We have done numerous weddings here. This place is fantastic!!!! Its well designed and the owners are amazing to work with.

  • Ann's Photography, LLC
    Ann's Photography, LLC Wedding Photographers

    I have photographed 2 weddings at this venue. Carol is wonderful and the venue is absolutely gorgeous. This venue is a real gem and I highly recommend it to any bride looking for a unique location for their wedding and reception.

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  • P.O. Box 4228, 1111 Brakefield Drive Rock Hill, 29730 See on map
    8033243400 (Phone number)
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