Derby Season is right around the corner. As much as we love getting dressed up and wearing our big hats for the main events, we also love learning about the history of the Kentucky Derby. One little-known fact that should be more well known is that the Derby season was once dominated by African American […]
Planning a wedding or a big event in the South? We have you covered today with 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 are 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, 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.
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 Florida’s exclusive and picturesque settings. With our idyllic location on a pristine stretch of sugar-white sand beachfront—together with over 10,000 square feet of versatile, flexible space suitable for any event—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. Whether it’s a gathering for 2 or 200, the staff at Hubbard Mansion can cater to your every whim! 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 Spartanburg’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.
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. 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.
Today we are showcasing a part of history that is so important to the Black Southern Belle. We have a history of being nurses, doctors, and caretakers but one of the roles that were most important to the Black Southern Belle community was the midwife. Today we are highlighting 20 Images of African American Midwives. This history […]
One of my favorite part of watching a movie is seeing the set design. There is plenty of inspiration to get from a fully styled home in a movie. If you are just like us and daydream of decorating our homes after watching a great movie, we are here to help recreate the look from […]
Mardi Gras is over with and many of us are now during the season of Lent. No matter what time of year it is we love celebrating the history of Mardi Gras, especially the African American History of Mardi Gras. Today we are doing that through showcasing Vintage African American Mardi Gras Images We Love. From […]
Are you looking to for a nature-inspired, luxury southern experience for your wedding? We have exactly the list of venues to tickle your fancy. With help from Natural Retreats, we have compiled 3 Luxury Southern Wedding Venues We Love. These places are perfect for the Black Southern Belle bride who loves nature with a little bit of […]
We can’t get enough of southern food and cooking. There is a special for baking for every Black Southern Belle. If you are looking to brush up on your skills then I implore you to check out Black Girl Baking by Jerrelle Guy, founder of the popular food blog Chocolate for Basil, is a food scholar, award-winning food […]
Are you an expecting mom or first-time grandmother looking to decorate a nursery for a baby? We have some inspiration for you today from the new Jungalino Nursery Collection from Pottery Barn Kid’s newest collaboration with lifestyle expert, Justina Blakeney. If you are looking for inspiration we have Nursery Decor We Love from Justina Blakeney – […]
Fashion and style is a big deal for a Black Southern Belle and today we are featuring a BSB who is taking this passion and making a business out of it. Austin based, Alta Alexander has launched her fashion dreams with her new boutique, Altatudes. We are excited to share more about this budding entrepreneur […]
Are you an expecting mom looking to live a stylish Black Southern Belle Mom life? We are here to help. Today we have some southern inspired baby registry help for you. With the help of Blueprint Registry and their team of experts, we have a list of 7 Southern Inspired Baby Registry Items You’ll Go Ga-Ga For. […]
Love history and learning about southern culture especially from the Crescent City. We have the perfect book list for you to add to your library collection. Check out our favorite New Orleans African American History Books to Read. These books are great gifts to give to your friend for her next NOLA trip or a […]