Planning a Southern Wedding and looking to try something different? If you want a classic small town feel for your Black Southern Belle wedding, you should add Reidsville, NC to your potential location list. Today we are highlighting Southern Wedding Inspiration in Reidsville, NC. In most parts of the US, summer is wedding season, but in […]
Planning a wedding or a big event in the South? We have you covered today withA�10 Black Owned Wedding Venues in the South. There is nothing like planning and attending a southern wedding. A Black Southern Belle loves having a beautiful outdoor or classic southern wedding. We adore this time of our lives and wanted to share a few of our favorite venues. When you are planning a wedding, here areA�10 Black Owned Wedding Venues in the South to explore!
The Cloth Mill at Eno River is the Triangle’s newest unique, urban wedding & event venue located in the historic Eno River Mill campus in downtown Hillsborough, NC. With its exposed brick walls, massive windows,A�high ceilings, original wood beams and columns, and extraordinary courtyard, it is the perfect location for your next celebration. The Cloth Mill can accommodate seated receptions up to 500 people and standing receptions up to 1000 people indoors with additional courtyard seating.A�
Winter, Springs, FL
Luxmore Grande Estate is a one of a kind facility nestled in the heart of Winter Springs, Florida. This picturesque lakefront property sits on 5 acres of land with gated access giving our clientele the privacy they deserve.
A beautiful setting for gatherings of all kinds, events at Salamander Resort & Spa are crafted, groomed and polished to an elegant perfection. Inviting rooms from the intimate to the majestic, provide space for multiple group sizes. Inspiring activities bring unique options for guests to explore, from treetop zip lining and championship golf, to equestrian activities at the resort stables.
New Orleans, LA
A historic house museum and one of the country’s few attractions dedicated exclusively to preserving the material culture of and telling the story of free people of color.
Looking to motivate and inspire your attendees? Plan your next business meeting or milestone event here in one of Floridaa��s exclusive and picturesque settings. With our idyllic location on a pristine stretch of sugar-white sand beachfronta��together with over 10,000 square feet of versatile, flexible space suitable for any eventa��the stage is set for an extraordinary gathering.
New Orleans, LA
Hubbard Mansion and grand grounds are available for your private parties, meetings and lavish soirees.A�Whether ita��s a gathering for 2 or 200, the staff at Hubbard Mansion can cater to your every whim!A�Hubbard Mansion is the perfect locale for retreats as well, boasting five luxurious suites for overnight guests, a scruptious breakfast menu and on site-parking.
A wedding at Spartanburga��s Clevedale Historic Inn and Gardens is sure to be a celebration of elegance. The four acre property has six distinctly unique indoor and outdoor settings from which to choose.A�
Palm Harbor, FL
The perfect space for any meeting.Whether you’re looking for an office team builder, a company picnic or a fun group activity, Innisbrook provides the perfect venue. Build your own experience by selecting a package that matches your team’s mission. Following an extensive renovation, Innisbrook is once again a favorite among conference, event and incentive planners. With 100,000 square feet of unique indoor and outdoor event and meeting facilities, it is unmatched in its ratio of conference space to sleeping rooms. The campus-style resort combines one of the largest exhibit halls in Florida, a variety of meeting rooms and an award-winning Conference Services team.
New Orleans, LA
Located in the heart of the historic French Quarter, this charming hotel offers an authentic New Orleans setting for your ceremony and reception. Our newly renovated French Quarter courtyard provides a secluded, breathtaking venue to celebrate the most important day of your life. This beautiful backdrop for your reception can accommodate up to 200 guests, with the option of adding a custom tent to give you the outdoor experience in any weather.
10) The Penn Center
The Penn Center Conference Center is comprised of four restored residential facilities and a waterfront Retreat House. The Conference Center can accommodate up to 86 guests.A�The facilities are ideal for tour groups requiring a central location to explore the Charleston-Beaufort-Savannah historic area. One meeting hall are available for large events.
11) Muse at the Mill
Winston- Salem, NC
Muse at the Mill Events is located in the historic Hoots Milling Company Roller Mill. The Hoots Milling Company Roller Mill was built around 1935 by Zeno Daniel Hoots and his brother, Guy Andrew Hoots. Hoots Milling Company Roller Mill is Winston Salem’s sole surviving facility erected in the twentieth century to process and store grain. Muse at the Mill has named each room of the Venue with purpose, history and intention to capture the true character of this historic Industrial Haven. Between the ceremony space named “The Hoots” and the gorgeous bridal suite named “The Lula” representing the couple tied to the Venue’s original story, you’ll find it hard to pick a favorite. From the moment you enter the doors of Muse at the Mill you’ll be greeted by the history around every corner, from the mobile bar front made completely out of materials from the original mill to the sliding bridal suite door. Each intricate detail tells a story, and has been hand crafted, repurposed, and reused to maintain the true character of this beautiful space and create an awe-inspiring event experience for you.
Today we are featuring Atlanta Sisters, Candice, and Lauren, who are building a home decor brand. These Atlanta natives have a passion for design, art, and style and have found a way to build this passion into a career. We are honored to share the story of these Atlanta Sisters Building a Home Decor Brand that […]
Today we are featuring a beautiful Southern Inspired Louisiana Engagement Session. This session is full of Black Southern Belle love. From the Greek life love to the matching outfits, we can’t get enough of this beautiful engagement. Check out this Louisiana Engagement Session with Southern Style today for all the inspiration you need. Be sure to […]
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Looking for a summer or fall road trip destination? What better place to explore than a museum. Today we are featuring African American Museums in the South. These museums are the perfect destination for family-friendly fun and their gift shops are the perfect spots to pick up hostess gifts and home decor. Be sure to share […]
Living in the South, great food and family are the of the utmost importance. Today we are highlighting Andra Hall, the owner, and creative force behind CamiCakes, LLC. CamiCakes is a chain of gourmet cupcake boutiques which originated in Jacksonville, FL. In 2013, Andra extended the brand to incorporate ice cream and formed CamiCakes Creamery. CamiCakes […]
Summer is in full swing and is time for hosting and entertaining in the South. Are you looking to add some fun style to your summer wardrobe? We have you covered today with Tips to Styling for Summer from Fashion Expert, Adrienne Nixon. This stylish Black Southern Belle is a Fashion Designer and a mother of […]
We love weddings here at Black Southern Belle and today we are honored to showcase one of the South’s newest and Black Owned Wedding Venues, Muse at the Mill. This historic mill in Winston-Salem is a must-see for any bride planning a Southern wedding. Founded by husband and wife duo, Maliquea and D’Andre’ Starnes, Muse at the […]
Today we are featuring a design tour New Orlean’s newest boutique hotel, The Moor, owned by two Howard University, Marcus Carey and Damon Lawrence. This beautifully designed hotel, is one of a series of ventures started by the parent company, Homage. This beautifully designed space was created by founder, Damon Lawrence along with his mother […]
The family is so important in the South. From Sunday dinners to weddings, we can’t wait to host family for a celebration and to make cherished memories. Today we are featuring a beautiful Coastal Florida Family Roots Photoshoot. This gorgeous family has strong HBCU and Florida ties and we are excited to share their beautiful photos. If […]