Deciding on your Destination?

April 22, 2013


Over the last few years Charleston has gained much popularity from being announced Conde Nast Travelers Reader’s Choice TOP US CITY for 2011 and 2012 to being one of the top US Destinations on the Rise by TripAdvisor. People all over the world are learning more and more about The Holy City and are falling in love with its charm.



Charleston is one of the top destinations for weddings in the US. It is reported that 2,925 weddings were held in Charleston County, alone, for 2012, and about half of the wedding licenses issued each year are to visitors. Even celebrities are making their way to the historic city for their ‘I dos’ (Who can forget Blake Lively’s southern Boone Hall wedding to Ryan Reynolds?).

Destination weddings are easier in a lot of ways and can be tolling in others. When planning a destination wedding it is important to secure reliable, trusting vendors who can handle all the to-dos while you are away. One benefit to the destination wedding is having less to worry about. You make initial decisions and the rest is taken care of for you. Destination weddings tend to be more intimate, personal and more affordable (believe it or not!). Having one extra guest at a wedding can up the bill $150-$250.

Most destination weddings in Charleston have a local, Lowcountry theme sticking to traditional and cultural Charleston. That’s what visitors come for, the charm of the Holy City. Cru can customize any menu for your Wedding weekend rather southern cuisine or a formal affair. Making our services and staff available and eager to help all bride and grooms to-be have the day, night, or weekend of their dreams.



Spending a day on the beach with all your family and friends before the wedding fun begins? Call Cru on the Go to bring by a fantastic lunch, and you’ll never have to leave the shore. Desire a laid back southern BBQ bash for your rehearsal dinner- call Pit Cru. We can set-up and serve or just drop and go. From pulled pork to homemade cornbread, Pit Cru is perfect for any relaxed or perfectly Lowcountry event. Ready to make reception plans? Cru Catering’s creative minds can whip up snazzy cocktails, appetizers or a beautiful three course meal. We are your one stop shop for all things food in Charleston.


You and your guests will get a first class experience while in Charleston when you eat with Cru!
Feel free to give us a call for any help or suggestions with planning your wedding!

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