Venue Rental

The Ultimate Destination for Your Event

Discover how you can create an inspirational, creative event in this landmark destination. Whatever your event, we’ll bring your ideas to life with our unique, multi-purpose spaces. Located in the heart of historic, downtown Charleston, South Carolina, the Gaillard Center is comprised of intimate lobby spaces and a uniquely styled Grand Ballroom with a stunning view of the Gaillard’s terrace lawn. Additionally, the Gaillard boasts beautifully appointed pre-function spaces and salons for smaller meetings and parties.

You’ll have dedicated world-class, in-house production and event staff and full-service, on-site catering to assist you every step of the way.

Come plan something amazing at the Charleston Gaillard Center.

Venue Rental Request

Whatever it is, we’ll bring your ideas to life in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina. Complete the Venue Rental Request form or contact our sales team at

3D Tour and Photo Galleries

Explore the Gaillard Center and view the amazing transformations that have taken place as you envision your event in this beautiful location.

The Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall

The Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall features a design echoing the tradition of Europe’s great opera houses with superb acoustics, meticulously integrated into the design, construction, and furnishing of every component.

Conferences and Special Events

Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, South Carolina with stunning architecture, exquisitely appointed ballrooms, and meeting rooms to meet the size and scope of any event it is the ultimate destination for your wedding, corporate reception, or national convention.

Hospitality and Catering

Work with our chef to create a custom menu for your one-of-a-kind event.

Terrace Lawn

Reserve our spacious Terrace Lawn, featuring 8500 sq. ft. of outdoor space, which can be tented and floored and overlooks the beautiful park and gardens.

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