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     Nestled in the heart of historic Clinton, South Carolina, our venue’s extensively detailed restoration embellishes the event space, making The Cotton Loft the perfect canvas for entertaining of any kind. Our unique venue was transformed with you in mind, all while keeping the South Carolina charm we love.

    With a beautiful Main Room, private space options, and many other spaces, The Cotton Loft is open to all décor and design ideas, allowing us to customize any event. Our event and venue staff are seasoned in hospitality, and have a true passion for entertaining, allowing all guests the best experience.




 We are driven by seeing the completion of an event come to life, ensuring a memorable experience for you and your guests. Let us be the perfect space to host your special occasion, bringing all of your visions to life. The Cotton Loft is available for weddings of any size, and so much more. The venue is a perfect place to host your next business meeting, Christmas party, family reunion, college fraternity and sorority formals, and proms. Each space is available to be booked separately, giving you total customization for your needs. Whether you’re looking to host a wedding ceremony and reception, rehearsal dinner, corporate gathering, or soiree, we offer a diverse layout that can accommodate any event. 

Star is an experienced and seasoned business owner, allowing her insights and recommendations for all who come through the doors of The Cotton Loft. Most don’t know, She has been inducted into the Hospitality Hall of Fame in the South Carolina- Greater Columbia Restaurant & Lodging Association. Along with having years of culinary experience, she brings a more personal touch and flair to all events hosted at The Cotton Loft, always making you feel welcomed and at home.

We at The Cotton Loft want you to feel at home, and that all of your event details are being met, allowing you the best experience possible.

One Great Find

After about three years of searching destinations for miles and miles in different directions and viewing countless buildings, we still did not have a location or a building. We did not know exactly what we wanted but we had seen a lot we didn't. Finally, our persistence paid off. With the help of some locals, we were led to an aging, almost forgotten piece of our past. What was once the core of a community was weathered and deteriorating. The old Cotton Depot in Clinton SC quietly sits on the edge of downtown. From the moment we walked into the building, it spoke to us, 17,000 square feet of handmade brick each telling a story, 11ft ceilings with exposed beams, arched windows, and wide-planked floors. A place where many dreams and aspirations had been made and will be again. We had found our diamond in the rough.

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