The Cedar Room | Private Event Venue in Historic Downtown Charleston, SC
The Cedar Room at Mercantile and Mash, located in the celebrated Cigar Factory, is an open and airy space featuring historic wood columns, hardwood floors and original elements of the circa 1881 building. The walls consist of rustic brick and floor-to-ceiling windows that reveal a view of the architecturally acclaimed Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.
The 8,000 square foot private event venue can accommodate parties and celebrations of up to 500 guests, from intimate cocktail receptions to seated dinners for 300 guests. The space features a bridal suite, built-in bar, and a courtyard with 1,500 square feet of additional event space. Onsite parking for guests is available after 5:00 pm.
A Timeless Venue
The Cedar Room is the perfect venue for you to create unforgettable moments with the love of your life, and to wow your family and friends! Please check out the information below to learn more about The Cedar Room, or email us to discuss the details of your special day.
The Cedar Room Inclusions
Our goal is to ensure your engagement is an exciting and easy adventure for you to enjoy with your fiancé! As part of our commitment to streamlining the planning season for you, we have included many of the items you will need for your wedding day in the site rental fee.
Schedule Your Tour
Scouting locations for your wedding is a fun experience, and our team would be thrilled to tour you around The Cedar Room! We typically schedule wedding site visits two weeks in advance. Our tour schedule is Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm, but we are happy to accommodate a weekend request as long as the tour time is available and it does not affect any scheduled events.
If you are unable to tour The Cedar Room in person, please watch the video below to see how perfect our venue will be for your special day.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wedding planning can be daunting at first, so we understand that you may have questions! Our team consists of highly-trained professionals that are eager to ease your mind of any concerns, and discuss how to create the wedding of your dreams.
Located at the historic Cigar Factory, The Cedar Room is an open and airy space featuring historic wood columns, hardwood floors and original elements of the circa 1881 building. Rustic brick walls and floor-to-ceiling windows that reveal a view of the architecturally acclaimed Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge- provide a one-of-a-kind setting for the perfect Charleston wedding.
Room rental fees include use of The Cedar Room and its Courtyard for five hours of event time with six hours pre-event set-up and two hours post-event breakdown.
- Capacity : Courtyard 200 seated; The Cedar Room up to 550 guests
- Features : The space features a bridal suite, built-in bar, and a courtyard with 1,500 square feet of additional event space. Onsite parking for guests is available after 5:00 pm.
Corporate and Private Events
With 8,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, The Cedar Room offers a unique and creative venue for all of your event needs. The Cedar Room comfortably accommodates networking events, lavish galas, luncheons and trainings, holiday parties and more. Located in downtown Charleston and minutes from hotels, shopping and dining/nightlife options.
- Capacity : Courtyard 185 seated; The Cedar Room up to 550 guests
Tim has been a chef in Charleston for nine years but was born and raised in Long Island. Although his love for cooking started at a young age, his first passion was hockey. He played as a goalie for many years and finds this experience working under pressure has come in handy in the kitchen. Tim at…
Director of Sales of The Cedar Room
As Director of Sales for The Cedar Room, Mercantile, and Bar Mash, Jessie Tanner works closely with the service and culinary teams to ensure all clients’ expectations are exceeded.
Jessie has worked with coveted event professionals to execute weddings that have been featured in People M…
Senior Catering Services Manager of The Cedar Room
Renee Bawden currently serves as the Senior Catering Services Manager of The Cedar Room. Originally from Victorville, C.A., Renee moved to Las Vegas at the young age of 18, where she discovered her passion for the special events world. In April of 2017, Renee gave up the West Coast sunshine for a L…
Catering Services Manager, Mercantile and Mash
Kara who joined The Indigo Road team in August of 2019 currently serves as the Catering Services Manager. Prior to joining The Indigo Road and Segra Club at Riley Park, Kara worked at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Enchantment Resort in Sedona, AZ, and was the Private Events Manager at Keswick Hall in …
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