21 User photos
Lauren · Married on 05/06/2016
As soon as we walked into OCW, we were in love! Beyond its beauty is an amazing staff who made our wedding stress-free and absolutely perfect! Christie and Emily were a pleasure to work with and the organization and flow on wedding day was spot on. Our friends and family still comment on how lovely and smooth everything went! I highly recommend OCW and the wedding coordinator packages! Worth every penny!Sent on 06/29/2016
User6710388 · 2+ years ago
Wow - The Old Cigar Warehouse is AMAZING! Would give more stars if I could. This venue is truly unique in appearance but what's included is even better...attentive/professional/personable staff, detailed invoices/contract, and the "little" things that really matter like fully stocked restrooms, bridal suite, and security staff. My husband and I are not from the area, so it was important that our venue reflect the city that we have now grown to love so much. The Old Cigar Warehouse is from the 1800's so it did that perfectly! Our guests are still raving over how beautiful the setting was and how smooth the day flowed. Even with its vintage charm, its still set in downtown Greenville near hotels and they have a parking lot!! Huge asset. The sales team was impressive during the planning process. They were willing to coordinate all my tables, chairs, linens, and other rentals (such a life saver!) and made sure that everything was pitch perfect the day of the wedding. My 2 biggest suggestions when booking would be to 1) Book early!!! I booked 17 months in advance and my wedding month already had dates booked up. 2) Book vendors on their preferred list!!! I've been reading some reviews how it was a pain but not true. It's so simple to look at the list and find someone perfect for you. Of course I would want to work with someone who knows the venue and that they trust! Thanks again for making our dream wedding come true!Sent on 06/24/2016
Morgan · Married on 04/22/2016
We got married in the Old Cigar Warehouse and it was one of the most beautiful and incredible experiences any bride could have asked for! Emily Peck was our coordinator from the beginning, and she is absolutely amazing. She helped us organize every piece of the Big Day, and when it got there, she handled running everything perfectly. It is a beautiful venue, and hiring Emily is a MUST! She was beyond helpful throughout the entire process.Sent on 05/12/2016
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Morgan, Thank you so much for your kind words! We loved having you and Daniel here to celebrate your wedding reception. It was quite the party! Best to you both!
Sarah · Married on 10/10/2015
Absolutely in loooove with this venue. It is so beautiful and the staff is truly amazing. Arynn made the whole wedding planning process so much easier especially with the fact that I was planning from CT. Choosing this venue for my big day was the best decision I made. They really have their stuff together and would definitely recommend it.Sent on 01/21/2016
User5482940 · 2+ years ago
The staff at The Old Cigar Warehouse are amazing. They helped me plan the wedding of by dreams from beginning to end. The venue itself is beautiful but the staff made this the perfect place for our wedding. If you are looking for a beautiful, fun venue, this is it. And the photographs are all fantastic. Every inch of this building, inside and out, makes for wonderful photographs. No need to change locations.Sent on 10/24/2015
User5486620 · 2+ years ago
Everyone at the Old Cigar warehouse was amazing! I worked with Arynn, she was very helpful, sweet, quick to answer any of my questions, flexible and made my day very special! The day of the wedding, things ran so very smooth. Arynn herself helped out in any way she could. We had the perfect setting at the OCW! I recommend it to everyone!Sent on 10/01/2015
Kathleen · Married on 08/07/2015
Our wedding day was everything we wanted and more! One of the reasons we booked here is because they are very hands on. They ask soooo many questions...in a good way! There was so much I hadn't even thought of when I first met with them. I really liked that they coordinate a lot of things that I didn't want to have to worry about. When I arrived on our wedding day nearly everything (tables, chairs, linens) was already set up by their staff. I worked with Christie and Emily and they were both super friendly and helpful answering all of my questions. The list of vendors they provide made my life much easier and I was very happy with all of them. Another reason I loved this place was that I was able to save a lot on decorations. My guests all raved about how beautiful it was and I hardly added anything other than centerpieces on my tables. We also loved the convenience of having our ceremony and reception all in one place and downtown. Our friends and family are still talking about how beautiful it was and how friendly the staff was! Even my grandma appreciated that they greeted her, helped her down the stairs and walked her inside!! I would definitely recommend!Sent on 08/29/2015
Sara · Married on 07/11/2015
They were so easy to work with. Arynn and the rest of the team at the OCW made planning my big day so easy and enjoyable. They took care of all of the tables, chairs and linens which saved a ton of time and they looked great! They were extremely professional every time I spoke with them. They were great!! The venue was more that I even imagined! It transformed into a beautiful space that fit my wedding vision exactly!Sent on 07/22/2015
DIANNE · Married on 05/22/2015
The place is beautiful and the staff is wonderful. Our guest loved the venue. They know what works and are there to help you make your event the way you want it. Their vendor list is very helpful. Jennifer Dennis, the day of coordinator, was WONDERFUL! Nothing but great memories on this special day.Sent on 06/03/2015
User5127971 · 2+ years ago
This is a beautiful venue! From the moment we saw it we knew this would be the place for our wedding. The place itself is beautiful so very little decoration was needed. The staff was very professional and responsive. They are a bit strict with the photographers, caterers and DJ's but it's all worth it.Sent on 05/30/2015
Jamie · Married on 05/15/2015
I couldn't have imagined a more perfect venue for my wedding and reception! The OCW and their staff were amazing. My contact (Arynn) was incredible throughout the planning stages and sent helpful reminders along the way regarding flowers, caterers and other services. She helped to ensure I was on schedule to book my vendors and (unknowingly) made the planning process a lot less stressful. The venue is breathtaking which made my photos even more beautiful! The day was perfect and the OCW was the perfect place for our I Do's!!Sent on 06/23/2015
User4302083 · 2+ years ago
Groom's parents used this location for the rehearsal dinner. It was perfect! The setting, service, and professionalism were top notch!Sent on 04/19/2015
User4782711 · 2+ years ago
The Old Cigar Warehouse was all I could ask from a venue + more! They were incredible. Arynn was my wedding coordinator and she was so sweet. I'm just going to write a list of all the ways that they were amazing:Sent on 02/11/2015
-answered emails within 24 hours
-were upfront about their policies (nothing is hidden, you know everything from the start. If you don't like their policies, don't book with them)
-you have to get insurance for vendors if they aren't on the preferred vendor list (which they are upfront about from the start). It isn't a guarantee that they will approve the vendors, but they approved both of ours no problem at all. It cost $150 for each vendor for the insurance
-I actually loved the preferred vendor list! It made it so easy for me to choose everything! Wedding planning can be overwhelming so when you have a list, it gives you a great place to start and I felt like they had plenty of options available.
-We were able to rent chairs, tables, table clothes all through them and it was so wonderful! they handle all of the coordinating for this which is SO AWESOME!
-Make sure you communicate what needs to happen during the flip with decorations, just in case one of your vendors don't
-The day of was so smooth! I didn't have to worry about anything! Arynn helped get me down the isle on time and made me not feel as nervous.
So basically what I'm saying is, BOOK AT THE OLD CIGAR WAREHOUSE! It is such a beautiful space!
Alison · Married on 12/15/2014
This was a great venue for our wedding. Very little decorating was required for our wedding as we like the rustic feel of the place, but it is a blank slate so you can decorate as needed. They have a list of vendors that they have worked with to make the planning process easier as well. We got married in December so the place was decorated for the holidays which was a plus for us. They answer any questions and the day of the wedding they help when/if they are needed. My wedding day was great and the guest loved the venue and ceremony.Sent on 12/22/2014
Kristin · Married on 12/06/2014
We absolutely loved this venue!!! Our wedding and reception was perfect!! The staff at OCW worked with us and did everything to make sure our day was exactly how we wanted! Thank you OCW!!! :)Sent on 12/07/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Congratulations again on your recent marriage, Kristin! We loved working with you along the way and it was a joy seeing your big day come together. We couldn't be happier to hear that your day was exactly how you imagined it. Please let us know if we can do anything for you in the future and best wishes!
Jessica · Married on 10/24/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse was the perfect venue for our wedding. Our guests were so surprised as many of them had never visited OCW. The stair entrance is beautiful and grand and as a bride I certainly felt special utilizing them as our entrance. Jennifer, our wedding coordinator, is a lifesaver. She kept our wedding party organized and on time and when I got too hot, she found an industrial fan to keep me cool! In addition, I expressed to her that I should have gotten a Sixpence but didn't, and she found one locally on the morning of the wedding and went out of her way to pick it up! Dustin and Arynn, venue managers, were easy to work with and accommodating. It was a great experience overall.Sent on 10/26/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review, Jessica! Your October wedding was beautiful and unique. We loved the fall colors you brought in as they complimented the space beautifully. We, along with Jennifer Dennis, enjoyed getting to work with you and your guests for both your rehearsal dinner and ceremony/reception. Please let us know if we can help you with anything in the future. Best wishes!
Shaina · Married on 09/06/2014
Great all around, great service. Not to mention how awesome the place looks in photosSent on 10/21/2014
Shelley · Married on 08/23/2014
I LOVE THE OLD CIGAR WAREHOUSE, I may be a little bias because I interned with them, but I doubt it :). Why I picked OCW over any other large venue in Greenville.Sent on 11/17/2014
1. I need a large space (275 people reception). I looked at other venues in Greenville, OCW was the only venue where I felt like everyone could be included without having to be right on the dance floor or in another room missing all the action.
2. Bar and Venue service all at one. I wanted a Huge party. Music, Drinks, Food were a priorities in that order. Having the bar service be in house makes it SO much easier than dealing with multiple vendors. I also received quotes from other venues with in house bar services and their quotes than Liquid Catering provided for us. With Liquid Catering you have multiple options, add-ons, and ways to customize a bar for your event.
3. The Space. I did not want to spend thousands on decorations. Luckily with the warehouse, you really do not need many. With the exposed brick, curtains to soften the room, and up-lighting that you can pick any color, the room hardly needed decorations. I went with simple cigar boxes instead of vases as my centerpieces a few high tops and called it a day! Cigar boxes are cheap to rent or buy from any local cigar shop!
4. All In One. After interning I did not feel the need to hire a day of coordinator. HOWEVER, I had a florist who arranged, decorated, and spoke with all my vendors free of charge. Otherwise, Jennifer Dennis (OCW in house day of coordinator) would have been my first choice. I have worked with Jennifer on many other events, wedding or not, and she is on top of her game 24/7 with your event.
5. Staff: great people and easy to get in touch with for all of your needs! Bonus that they will flip your ceremony to a reception quickly! They are they to help you as the bride and groom and will have your drink ready for you in hand.
Definitely check out this venue!
User4255702 · 2+ years ago
My wedding at the Old Cigar Warehouse was perfect! The venue was beautiful, and it really doesn't need a ton of flowers and decor to look great. The staff was always very helpful--Kathleen responded to emails and calls in a very reasonable amount of time. She was extremely organized, creative, professional and helpful when figuring out what rentals we needed to order and the layout for both the ceremony and reception. All of my guests commented on how beautiful the venue was. I couldn't imagine getting married anywhere else!Sent on 07/17/2014
Kamella · Married on 05/31/2014
I planned over a year in advance for this venue. When I booked with TOCW, wedding dates were flying off the calendar every hour. I booked this venue without even stepping a foot into the space. Being very courageous with my decision, it was the absolute best I made. From the very first day I booked, Kathleen Byrne was so incredibly personal and helpful. I attended 2 bridal open houses at TOCW (one without the bridal suite completed and one with the bridal suit completed). It was an amazing time for myself, my family, my wedding coordinator, my florist, my photographer and my band to come together, view the space, bounce ideas and truly plan out my dream wedding. They welcome every single person I brought into the space to plan with ease. They were so helpful with ideas and took the time to talk through many ideas I had. With things I wasn't sure of, they provided the best help with their advice. My rehearsal dinner was absolutely perfect in The Main Hall. We were able to practice and have dinner all in the same space. When I arrived on the wedding day, everything was in place, calm and ready to go hours before the event. Kathleen and her team went above and beyond to make sure all of my wedding vendors were insured, professional and kind working people. This too made me feel very secure in my decision. I have gotten the most amazing responses from guests about my rehearsal, wedding and reception. I know for sure that I picked the perfect venue for all of my wedding needs. The team at TOCW is A DREAM TEAM, to say the least. They are worth every single penny. I will forever be grateful.Sent on 07/29/2014
tami · Married on 05/10/2014
MY daughter had her wedding here and I could not be more pleased with the staff and venue! Kathlynne was exceptional to work with! Everyone the day of the wedding was wonderful and very helpful! My daughter's wedding was everything she could ask for! I was very pleased with bridal suite and how accommodating the staff of OCW was to our bride and groom's needs! Even when it starting to rain, things went off without a hitch! I would like to see OCW put more photos of the wedding day on their website and facebook. They tend to post more pictures of events and I know the brides would like to see more of their day on site as well!Sent on 06/03/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Thank you, Tami, for your wonderful review! It was great working with you and Jordan. She was so sweet about going with the flow when the rain hit! We were happy the rain plan worked so seamlessly for you. It is great to hear your feedback about our Facebook. Because we are so focused on customer service throughout the wedding day we rely heavily on the professional photographers to send us photos after the big day so that we can share them. We have requested those already and will post some as soon as they are sent to us! Please keep checking back. Thank you again!
Kristen · Married on 05/09/2014
We looked at several different venues before deciding on the Old Cigar Warehouse. We loved the rustic, exposed brick look - it was the perfect for our taste. As any newly engaged couple, we were very nervous getting into the whole wedding planning process. However, our first meeting with Kathleen made things seem so easy. She seemed to have a lot of experience and had a story for every situation. Throughout the planning process, Kathleen and Arynn replied to all my emails so that I didn't lose any time planning. While the rain wasn't the best thing for our wedding day, Kathleen and the staff did everything they could to make sure everything still went off smoothly (including calming me down and holding my umbrella right before I walked down the steps from the patio!) Our guests had a great time - I would definitely recommend this venue to any future bride!Sent on 06/02/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts. We too feel the venue was a perfect fit for your taste! The day was beautiful (despite the rain) and we were thrilled to see it all come together for you. Please let us know if we can help with anything in the future and thank you again for your recommendation!
User4140321 · 2+ years ago
My husband and I were more than thrilled with our April wedding at the Old Cigar Warehouse!! We were kind of lost when we first met with Kathleen but she was able to give us great recommendations for other businesses to use. Her tips along the way helped us out so much. Leading up to our last meeting we still had lots of questions and were a bit anxious but felt much more at ease once Kathleen walked us through the timeline and placement of everything for the ceremony and reception. By the time our wedding day arrived, we felt so comfortable that everything was going to be smooth sailing that we were really able to enjoy the day. Arryn was also at our final meeting which was nice because she was there with Kathleen on our wedding day. These two were so sweet and attentive to me and my bridesmaids while we got ready. My girls were so excited to find the mini fridge with mimosas in the bride's room! We couldn't have asked for a better day for our friends and family. Everyone is still raving to us about how beautiful the building is and how polite and friendly all of the staff were. We would definitely recommend this venue and can't wait to be back in September for our friend's wedding!Sent on 05/30/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Thank you so much for choosing the Old Cigar Warehouse and for your thoughtful review! We had a wonderful time working with you and are happy to hear we were able to help you relax on your big day. Glad your bridal party was able to join you in relaxing with a mimosa! Please do not hesitate to reach out if we can ever help you out again. Wishing you all the best!
Laurie · Married on 03/15/2014
The venue beautiful and the staff there is so great to work with. I was planning this wedding from a distance and dealing with everyone at the Old Cigar Warehouse made me feel very confident that my day would go off without a hitch. And the venue itself is really just breath-taking. Such a unique, interesting and beautiful space!Sent on 04/01/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Thank you, Laurie, for choosing our venue and for sharing your review! It was so nice working with you and getting to know your family. We recognize the difficulty of planning a wedding remotely and are happy to hear we made it easier on you.
Simon · Married on 01/04/2014
We had a great time at our wedding on 01/14/2014 at the OCW. The ladies that run it really know their stuff. They respond in a timely manor to any questions and are always extremely helpful. As for the venue, from the moment we waled in we were blown away. This place is origional, rustic and just overall eye catching inside and out. We had viewed a few different venues but decided to have our ceremony and reception at the OCW. The staff was efficient and professional throughout. We actually had to flip the main room during the cocktail hour, and their staff seemed to get it dont in about 20 mins. Plan to being your own decorations (or rent them) to make the wedding your own, and listen to the coordinators at the venue. They may sound like theyre tagging on a number of extras, but theyre really just making sure that you arent missing anything on your wedding day. My other reccomendation is to use Jennifer Dennis (their contracted day of coordinator) she is worth her weight in gold.Sent on 01/17/2014
The Old Cigar Warehouse's reply:Simon and Kim, thank you so much for your detailed review! We appreciate your trust in us to help guide you to the very best wedding day possible. We had fun working with you and your families and enjoyed seeing everyone come together for such a fun time. Jennifer is definitely worth more than her weight in gold and we are happy to hear you agree!