Welcome to the Wingate Place wedding blog, where we celebrate love, life, and the most unforgettable moments. Today, we are thrilled to share the enchanting story of a Married & Bright wedding that took place at our beautiful venue. With the expertise of planning, design, and floral by Engaging Events, stunning photography by Shannon Oleksak, and a breathtaking cinematic experience by 326 Films, this December wedding was truly one for the books!

Planning, Design, and Floral

Every magical wedding starts with a vision, and Engaging Events brought this couple’s dream to life with their impeccable planning, design, and floral arrangements. The team created a warm, inviting atmosphere by incorporating classic southern charm with subtle holiday touches that perfectly captured the essence of a Christmas wedding. The bride carried a lush bouquet of winter florals, while the ceremony space was adorned with evergreen garlands, twinkling lights, and romantic candlelit accents.

Photography & Videography

Shannon Oleksak’s photography beautifully captured the joy, love, and excitement of the couple and their guests throughout the day. Her keen eye for detail and ability to capture candid moments allowed everyone to relive the magic of this special day. In addition, 326 Films created a cinematic masterpiece that showcased the couple’s love story, the stunning venue, and the heartwarming moments that made this wedding truly unforgettable.

Beauty, Entertainment, and Rentals

Lashes and Lace were responsible for the bride’s flawless beauty look, creating a stunning and timeless appearance. The talented team of Palmetto Strings and Quiana Parler provided live entertainment, setting the perfect mood for the day with their exceptional performances. EventWorks Rentals and Stradley Davidson supplied the elegant furniture, tableware, and linens, ensuring that every detail of this southern wedding was a visual delight.

Transportation & Cake

SC Express Charleston seamlessly took care of the transportation needs, making sure the couple and their guests arrived in style and comfort. The Cake Stand Charleston crafted a delectable and visually stunning wedding cake that not only tasted divine but also perfectly complemented the festive theme of the wedding.


This Married & Bright December wedding at Wingate Place was a true testament to the magic of love and the joy of celebrating with friends and family. From the charming Charleston setting to the exquisite details that made this wedding a dream come true, it was a day that will be cherished forever. A special thank you to all the talented vendors who helped make this day perfect, and congratulations to the happy couple on their beautiful union!