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WHAT IS YOUR RENTAL RATE?

Monday – Thursday | $1000

Friday | $1600

Saturday | $1800

Sunday | $1200

Please inquire about our discounted rates for all-day events.

If an event falls on, before, or after one of the following holidays, an increased rental rate and food + beverage minimum apply: Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day.

WHAT DOES THE RENTAL RATE INCLUDE?

The rental rate includes use of our indoor + outdoor event space for a three hour event, as well as time for pre-event set-up beginning at 10 am + one hour post-event for breakdown. You may rent the space for additional event and/or set-up + breakdown hours at a rate of $250/hour.

The following in-house rental items are included in the rental rate: one custom wooden bar, two wooden farm tables {used for food displays/buffets/stations}, forty wooden folding chairs, three cocktail tables, outdoor lounge furniture + patio heaters {seasonal}. There is also a built-in speaker system + a mirrored tv with hdmi connectivity for your use. All other furniture, rentals + AV equipment, including tables, linens, additional chairs, china, flatware, glassware + microphones, must be brought in from a local rental company.

HOW MANY PEOPLE DOES YOUR SPACE HOST?

We can host ceremonies of up to 60 guests, seated dinners of up to 80 guests + standing cocktail style receptions of up to 150 guests.

CAN I HOST MY CEREMONY AT THE VENUE?

Yes, our event space allows for a versatile layout. You can host your wedding or special event ceremony in one of our two indoor rooms or on our rooftop patio. We recommend a ceremony size of no more than 60 guests outside or 40 guests inside to avoid overcrowding. We also offer ceremony coordination services for an additional fee.

Rehearsals must be scheduled with the venue manager. The time + duration of the rehearsal is subject to other events being hosted at the venue.

ARE THERE ANY DEPOSITS DUE?

We require a signed contract + 50% of the rental rate to guarantee your event date with the remaining balance due ninety days prior to your event. A $100 refundable damage deposit is due thirty days prior to your event. Please note, if you should need to cancel your event, all deposits are non-refundable + non-transferrable.

Checks should be made out to Upstairs at Midtown + mailed to 559 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403. A 3.5% processing fee applies to all credit card transactions.

DO YOU OFFER IN-HOUSE CATERING + BEVERAGE SERVICE?

Yes, Maybank Catering + King Street Bev Co are our exclusive in-house catering + beverage partners. Please visit the “Catering” + “Bar” tabs on our website for more information + to download our menus.

We do not have a food + beverage minimum {except on select holiday weekends}. All food + beverage is subject to a 20% service charge + 11% tax. Labor + rental items, including china, flatware + glassware, are additional.

DO YOU REQUIRE THE USE OF A PLANNER OR COORDINATOR?

While we do not require the use of a planner or coordinator, our in-house planner is available for hire to help with the complex logistics associated with the planning process + day-of event management. We offer both full service + day-of coordination. Please inquire for rates + availability.

If you do not have a planner or coordinator, we require a $250 ceremony coordination fee to allow you feel at ease while walking down the aisle.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING UP + BREAKING DOWN?

Our staff takes care of setting up + breaking down all rental items {tables, chairs, linens, etc.}. You {or your event planner} are responsible for set up + breakdown of all personal + decor items {flowers, candles, pictures, etc.}. Set up may begin at 10 am + breakdown must be completed within one hour of the event end time. We offer both full service + day-of coordination should you wish to have additional assistance with set up + breakdown on your event day.

HOW CAN THE VENUE BE DECORATED?

We welcome decorations such as flowers, candles, lighting, etc. We do not allow anything to be applied to the walls or building that will cause damage so please use tape, zip ties, or floral wire rather than nails, staples, or command hooks when placing decorations. If you choose to use candles, we require that they are in containers to prevent damage to our surface. Absolutely no glitter, confetti, or birdseed allowed. Flower petals may be used provided they are cleaned up by you or your event planner. All decorations must be removed within one hour after your event.

WHAT TYPE OF ENTERTAINMENT IS ALLOW?

While we do allow bands, DJ’s + other types of musical entertainment, all groups need to be approved by our venue manager prior to signing their booking contract. We also offer use of our built-in speaker system which connects easily to an iPod or iPhone + plays throughout the entire space for use during both ceremony + reception.

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED + WHERE SHOULD MY GUESTS PARK?

We are located at 559 King Street right next to Pizza King + Midtown Bar and Grill.

There is ample metered + surface lot parking on King Street + at several nearby garages, including The Visitor’s Center Garage located at 63 Ann Street.

IS THERE HANDICAP ACCESS AVAILABLE?

Please note, the venue is located on the second floor + can only be accessed by stairs. Unfortunately we do not have an elevator or lift.

I’M INTERESTED IN SEEING THE SPACE…NOW WHAT?

We are available for tours by appointment only during our normal business hours {Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm}. Please send an email to hello@kshgevents.com or call the office at 843.737.4281 to schedule your visit.