The Lighthouse Restaurant & Event Center is a rustic-style wedding venue located in Seneca, South Carolina. Situated on beautiful Lake Keowee, this full-service venue offers couples and their guests gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. They provide both indoor and outdoor options for your ceremony and reception on their waterfront property. The Lighthouse Restaurant & Event Center prides themselves on their diverse menus and wine selections, sure to please even the pickiest of loved ones.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 250 guests at this scenic restaurant. For your ceremony, you can say your “I do’s” on their gorgeous, lush Terrace. Towering trees will surround your guests, while Lake Keowee will serve as your backdrop. For your reception, you can dance the night away in their spacious Event Center, located right next to their restaurant. It features a covered back patio, perfect for cocktail hour, and taking in views of the breathtaking mountains and lake. If you're having a more intimate affair, the Event Center can easily be partitioned off for a more cozy feel. Guests will enjoy their beautiful a-frame cathedral ceiling as they dance the night away.
This destination-style wedding venue offers everything you need to make your special day a success. They offer event planning, and a large selection of event rentals, to ensure every detail is taken care of. Tables and chairs are included in their rental fee, along with setup and cleanup. There’s an on-site bridal suite where you can start your day, and plenty of parking for your guests. Additional services include:
The Lighthouse Restaurant and Event Center will take care of all your catering and beverage needs in-house. Chef Ben Shepherd and his culinary team will create a custom menu just for you. They offer tastings so you can try out their delicious fare beforehand, and figure out exactly what you would like to have for your wedding. Couples can choose between a cocktail reception, a buffet, a plated meal or stations. Sample entrées include:
Recommended by 97% of couples
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Kristen · Married on 09/21/2019
Perfect wedding venue!
Our wedding was perfect all thanks to the lighthouse crew! Especially Savannah Russell!! She is amazing and helped me out so much during the planning process!!Sent on 09/24/2019
Brandy · Married on 04/13/2019
Wedding ceremony and Reception
This venue was exactly what my husband and I were looking for. Savannah was very helpful with accommodating to our needs and made it a great experience.Sent on 05/07/2019
Sydney Morris · Married on 11/11/2018
Would definitely recommend!
Everyone was super helpful and sweet. The Lighthouse Event Center and Restaurant staff made our special day go smoothly!Sent on 11/13/2018
Book your 2020-2021 wedding ceremony and reception at the Lighthouse before December 31st, 2019 and you will receive your ceremony rental for FREE!
Ceremony and reception must be booked at the Lighthouse, and wedding date must fall in the 2020 or 2021 calendar year.