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August 14, 2019

The Madren Center | Clemson SC Wedding Venue

“Clemson University’s Conference Center & Inn’s beautiful gardens, lakeside setting, and plush accommodations add the perfect touch to your wedding or special event!” 

Have you ever thought about getting married in the heart of Clemson? You can get married just one street away from Memorial Stadium at the Madren Center!

Clemson SC Wedding Venue

There are a THOUSAND great things about Clemson (aside from the Tigers). All of your guests will be able to stay at the Conference Center & Inn, and stay nearby all the happenings of the weekend!

There are more than enough restaurants close by for them to eat at while they visit.

PLUS, you’ll get beautiful nature scenes and backdrops without having to go out in the middle of nowhere. You won’t have to leave the best university EVER. You just have to walk two streets over.

They have a lovely ballroom for your reception inside and a beautiful pavilion overlooking Lake Hartwell. You can have your ceremony or reception there.

ATTENTION GROOMS: Here is the best part, the Madren Center is right next to the Walker Golf Course (which is one of the best golf courses in the area). What better way to celebrate your wedding day than kicking it off by hitting the links!

As soon as you finish playing, you can head right on over to the venue to get ready. It’s so close, there is NO way you can be late to get ready.

The Madren Center, In their own words:

Tell us what makes Clemson University’s Conference Center special?
Our venue is unique as it is the only all-inclusive destination in the surrounding area with a waterfront setting, beautiful gardens, restaurant on-site, hotel, event space, and proximity to Clemson University. 

How would you describe it in 3 words?
Hosting the Clemson Experience 

What’s your favorite part/area of the Conference Center?
The Owen Pavilion for its gorgeous lakefront views. 

What would you tell a bride who is thinking about getting married at Clemson University’s Conference Center?
Our strong attention to detail makes us a favorite among brides. We have special event coordinators and we are one of the top venues in South Carolina. We add to the special occasion with fabulous, customized menus catered by Clemson Catering that can include everything from stand-up hors d’oeuvre reception to lavish sit-down banquets. 

What makes the Conference Center memorable for a bride and groom?
As one of the most gorgeous venues in South Carolina, the Conference Center and Inn’s beautiful gardens, lakeside setting and plush accommodations add the perfect touch to your Clemson wedding! 

What advice would you give to an engaged couple trying to pick a wedding venue?
Go with the venue that cares most about creating the best experience for you from the first time you walk through their doors to the last when you exit as a married couple. Venues that care about their couples from preliminary wedding planning to the day-of are the ones that create the best experience! 

What song HAS to be included on the wedding playlist?
Tiger Rag for a true Clemson experience!

Getting Married in Clemson?

If you’re a TRUE Tiger fan, and you’re planning a wedding, you HAVE to check out The Conference Center just seconds from Clemson’s campus. Even if you’re not a Clemson fan, it’s an amazing place to get married.

It has everything you need to have a beautiful wedding day without any of the added stress!

(All Photos were shot by Katie Jaynes Photography)

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