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Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center

Charleston, WV View map Visit website
Up to 300 guests

About

Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center is a modern wedding venue located in downtown Charleston, West Virginia. Since opening in 1959, this site has hosted a number of prestigious events including presidential speeches and concerts. The recently renovated and state-of-the-art facility boasts expansive flexible spaces to accommodate your wedding dreams.


Facilities and Capacity

Depending on their preferences and guest list size, couples can choose from one of six spacious ballrooms. For more extensive celebrations, two of the rooms can be combined. On the northside of the building, Ballrooms A and B are located beside an impressive 8,000-square-foot glass atrium that overlooks Elk River. From the sizable pre-function areas, you and your guests can take in views of the charming city. The Grand Ballroom is ideal for couples hosting larger weddings. This 25,000-square-foot space features high ceilings, textured accent walls, and detailed lighting fixtures throughout. In this venue, you’ll dine and dance the night away while the facility’s skilled team ensures that everything runs smoothly.


Services Offered

To create a dreamy evening to remember, Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center offers a range of event services. Their experienced staff is dedicated to creating a personalized and seamless experience for you and your loved ones. For wedding planning and guidance, you can reference their helpful recommended-vendors list. Audiovisual equipment and services are also available to light up any reception.


Cuisine

This venue’s in-house catering service, Distinctive Gourmet, is dedicated to providing newlyweds with delectable dishes on their big day. Through their customized menu options, couples can select from a wide variety of services and culinary specialties that include both regional and international cuisine. The staff aims to provide everyone with a genuine, delicious taste of West Virginia delicacies, served with Charleston hospitality. For this caterer, aesthetics are just as important as sourcing fresh ingredients. No matter the meals you decide upon for your celebration, the culinary presentation is sure to impress.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$6,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$6,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$90

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

25

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Government Building
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Drapery
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

June
July
August
September

What months are included in your off-peak season?

October
November
December

Map

200 Civic Center Drive Charleston, WV, 25301
3043577403

Administrative Office 9am -5pm Please call to schedule a personal tour 304-345-1500
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