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Silver and Calk Photography


When you compare apples to oranges that is what it feels like when you are looking for a wedding venue.


At Southwind Acres, we pride ourselves at offering transparent venue rental with no hidden cost or minimums. 


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Southwind Acres is one of the most affordable venues in the Midlands/Lake Murray area.

Venue rental +seating(tables, chairs and linens) + Decor

-Transparent venue rates ranging from $1250.00 - $6700.00

-Choice to use your own vendors

-Catering options ranging from

 $6.00 -$25.00 per person

-Bridal Suite with well lit makeup stations

-Hundreds of decorations to choose from

-Beautiful photo props including a 1929 Mercedes and a   1952 Tractor

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4:8 Artistry

Bridal Suite


Annette Powell Photography

    Just imagine how beautiful

    everyone will look

    in this wonderful Bridal Suite.


    It has makeup stations,

    plenty of mirrors,

    including a full length mirror

    so you can really get the

    WOW effect when you

    finally get to see yourself

    and of course several

    bright makeup lights.

 AND you can start your day as early

 as 8 AM , with no extra charge

Groomsmen Suite

Our Groom's suite is just the place to chill out before the wedding.

It is a space that has a couch for relaxing, plenty of room for getting into your attire and even a well lit makeup stations for those who want to look just right for their new bride. 

So many of our grooms and groomsmen enjoy just hanging out  in there and having a beer and shooting the breeze.


It is also a  nice get away spot for those that may want a little bit of peace and quiet. 

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Cheyenne Westry Photography

Ceremony Site

                                                 While most of our weddings are outdoors, we do have some brides that would

                                                                   prefer to stay cool in  the summer and warm in the winter.

     We have an onsite air conditioned and heated chapel or in the 3000 sq foot barn for those that want an indoor wedding.

                                                 Our quaint mini barn style chapel is adorned with crystal chandeliers and flowing

                                                               drapery for the most stunning backdrops to any beautiful wedding.

Right Oak Tree


Left Oak Tree

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Decoration Room

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Choose from Hundreds of Rustic, Eclectic and Elegant indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception decorations...

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Reception Area

The reception area is over 3000 square feet equipped with central heat and air and has a seating capacity for 200 guests.


Our huge wedding tent allows for an additional 50 seated guest for a flowing reception.



Although we do let you choose your own vendors,

we do have an Affordable Catering Option:

  • There is no food minimum spending amount. Our partnered caterer investment  ranges from $6- $25 per person


  • No minimum number of guests required.



You will be excited to know what is included with all of our Packages

  • Full Day Hours include set-up, event, and clean-up

  • White wedding chairs, tables and indoor linens ( depending on your choice)

  • Tables – 60” Round, 48” Round, 6 ft. buffet and Cocktail Tables

  • Set-up and breakdown of chairs tables and linens

  • The use of Bridal Suite with makeup stations and Groom’s Suite just for relaxing and taking away the

       worries of the big event

  • Staff-assisted Parking for guests

  • Two Team Members present during event and Onsite Day of Coordinator

  • Use of Arbors, Whiskey Barrels, Rustic Bar and Firepit with Swings

  • Choice of  your own Vendors

  • Both outdoors and indoors ceremony site with a climate controlled reception area

  • Hundreds of decoration pieces to choose from

  • Several lodging options within a few miles of the venue


         AND SO MUCH MORE!!!!!​



We rent the venue according to the day of the week.........


Monday through Thursdays

9:a.m to 9 p.m.




9 a.m. to 11 p.m.



8 a.m. to 11 p.m.



8 a.m. to 11 p.m.


      2 day package: 

Friday 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 


   Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00p.m.   $3950.00

     3 day package:

Friday 5:00 p.m.- 9 p.m.

 Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00p.m.


       Sunday until 11:00a.m.                           $5100.00

Micro Wedding

2 Hours



Additional Information 

  • You must have day of event insurance.

  • Chair Cover-$2.00 per chair

  • Linens $0-$15.00 per table depending on your choice

  • $50.00 upcharge if you have any type of alcohol

  • Southwind Acres licensed Bartenders are required if serving alcohol $200.00

  • Farmtables- priced per table

  • $500.00 deposit (additional $200.00 deposit if catering is included) and a signed contract to secure date

Photos on this page by: Nikki Morgan Photography, Anette Powell Photography, Annie Laura Photography, Charlie Burnett Photography, Amy Head/Lucid Life Photo + Beauty Co., 4:8 Artistry Photography, Marissa Weston Photography, A Sanders Photography, Sutherland Hill Photography, Barbare Film and Photography,Carrie Hachadurian Photography, Darling Lily Photography, Allison Crawford Photography, Silver and Calk Photography,snapshots of decorations by the venue.


Bradlie McMeekin Photography

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