Events at Drayton Mills will be the Upstate’s premiere venue for weddings, corporate gatherings and special events. This sophisticated and adaptable venue is to reside within the historic textile mill setting, which has recently been awarded the National Community Impact Award and the 2018 South Carolina Honor Award, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The venue features a variety of spaces, from the Great Hall, which holds up to 300, to more intimate settings, such as a cocktail lounge and private green rooms. In total, the indoor venue encompasses 8,800 square feet, including a dance floor, catering kitchen, and a fleet of mobile beverage service stations. The indoor areas are surrounded by a variety of unique outdoor settings to facilitate separate centers of activity or simultaneous separate events. Elevated boardwalks, intimate streetscapes and courtyards, and covered gathering areas totaling an additional 6,000 square-feet. All exist just steps apart. For the largest of events, a 20,000 square-foot natural lawn is available, which hugs the historic mill pond and can be upfit with limitless configurations of tents, stages, booths, etc.
Events at Drayton Mills will create an elegant, inviting space for the community to use for a variety of social gatherings.