Citizens and Southern Event Center is available to rent for your private event.


Rental includes:

  • Private use of the building exclusively for your event

  • Access 7:00am to 11:00pm for full buyout

  • 30, 36" square tables and 160 black chairs

  • Ivory or black linens and napkins

  • Seasonal centerpieces with candles

  • Sound system with microphone 

  • Catering is additional - choose from our inhouse options or the licensed caterer of your choice.

  • Alcohol service is provided by C&S Events and Catering, LLC. Package options start at hosted ($20/person for 2 hours of unlimited beer/wine for house wine or $23/person for beer/wine/liquor) or cash bar priced per glass or bottle. No outside alcoholic beverages permitted.

2021/22 Rental Rates, must include set up/tear down time

  • Monday-Thursday: $1,500 full day buyout or $1,000 for 6pm-10pm

  • Friday: $2,500 full day buyout or $1,200 for 6pm-10pm

  • Saturday: $3,500 full day buyout or $1,750 for 6pm-10pm

  • Sunday: $2,000 full day buyout or $1,000 for half day (4 hours) or $200/hour for small events based on availability within the month

  • Photographer studio rate, hourly: $150 (based on availability)

  • Kitchen Rental (small local bakers and chefs needing a DHEC approved kitchen for outside food sales): $20/hour or $150/day, based on availability

  • Caterer Kitchen Rental: prep kitchen space including cooler and warmer is $150/event and use of full kitchen equipment is $300/event 

  • Set up and clean up/linens/china/glassware/silverware: $6/person (minimum $150)

  • Bartender: $75, 1 per 50 guests

  • Security: $35/hour (three hour minimum)

  • Event Insurance: $175 (approximately)

  • All events are subject to city tax (7%), local hospitality tax (2%) and service/gratuity charge of 22%

IN HOUSE Menu Selections, minimum 20 people 

Appetizers, 25 pieces

  • Caprese skewers $50

  • Antipasta skewers $65

  • Chicken salad croissants $85

  • Pulled pork or beef patty sliders $85

  • House made chicken tenders $85

  • Shrimp cocktail $100

  • Bacon wrapped blue cheese stuffed dates $75

  • Warm pretzel bites and cheese $65

  • House made truffle chips with onion dip $60

  • Charcuterie tray (3 cheese, 2 crackers, crostini, jam, prosciutto, salami) $125

  • Deluxe charcuterie tray (3 cheese, 2 crackers, crostini, jam, prosciutto, salami, olives, nuts, pickles, hummus, carrots) $175

  • Dessert tray of assorted cookies and bars, $50

Continental Breakfast Buffet, $13/person

  • Fresh baked breakfast breads and pastries

  • Mixed fresh fruit

  • Yogurt parfaits with granola

  • Orange and Apple Juice

  • Mimosa's $5/each additional

Breakfast Buffet, $16/person

  • Fresh baked breakfast breads and pastries

  • Mixed fresh fruit

  • Yogurt parfaits with granola

  • Spinach and ham/cheese house made quiche

  • Orange and Apple Juice

  • Mimosa's $5/each additional

Breakfast Buffet $21/person (add $2/person for plated/served option)

  • Biscuits and gravy

  • Sausage links

  • Egg cups with veggies or scrambled eggs

  • Mixed fruit and dip

  • Assorted breakfast breads

  • Orange and Apple Juice

  • Mimosa's $5/each additional

Box Lunches, $14/person

  • Turkey, Italian or veggie wrap

  • Choice of broccoli or pasta salad

  • Chips

  • Cookie

Taco Bar Buffet, $15/person

  • Seasoned chicken, beef and beans

  • Flour tortillas and chips

  • Toppings: shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, salsa, queso, jalapenos, olives, cheese and sour cream

  • Fresh guacamole

  • Cinnamon dessert tortillas


Sandwich Bar Buffet, $15/person

  • Sliced Boar's Head deli meats and house made chicken salad

  • Variety of fresh breads and tortilla wraps 

  • Toppings: lettuce, tomato, 3 cheeses, Duke's mayo, mustard, spicy aioli

  • House made potato chips

  • Potato or macaroni Salad

  • Pickle spears

Salad Bar Buffet, $15/person

  • Seasoned grilled chicken, sliced Boar's Head turkey and ham

  • Spring and romaine lettuce

  • Toppings: hard boiled eggs, cheeses, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, peppers, mushrooms, croutons

  • Creamy salad dressings and vinaigrette dressing

  • Fresh baked bread and butter

Small Bites Buffet, $17/person

  • Beef sliders with caramelized onions and cheese

  • BBQ meatballs

  • Chicken and waffles - house breaded chicken tenders on waffle with maple bourbon sauce

  • Warm pretzel bites with mustard

BBQ Buffet $19/person (add $2/person for plated/served option)

  • Pulled chicken and pulled pork with buns and bbq sauces

  • Choice of 3 sides: macaroni and cheese, house made potato chips, maple bacon baked beans, loaded mashed potatoes, creamy southern slaw, creamy brussels sprouts or collard greens with smoked ham pieces

Stuffed Chicken Buffet $20/person (add $2/person for plated/served option)

  • Baked chicken breast stuffed with spinach and three cheeses

  • Penne pasta with creamy tomato and basil marinara or whipped garlic mashed potatoes

  • Classic Caesar salad

  • Choice of vegetable side: seasonal vegetables, green beans, asparagus or broccoli

  • Warm bread and garlic herb butter

Teriyaki Chicken Buffet $21/person (add $2/person for plated/served option)

  • Teriyaki chicken with jasmine rice

  • Mixed vegetables

  • Cucumber, tomato and onion salad

  • House made cheese wontons

Italian Buffet $22/person (add $2/person for plated/served option)

  • Beef lasagna with tomato sauce

  • White chicken lasagna

  • Vegetarian lasagna available

  • Caesar salad with croutons

  • Choice of green beans, broccoli or collard greens

  • Fresh Italian bread and butter

  • Optional tiramisu dessert for $6/person

Carving Stations, $27/person

  • Choice of oven roasted beef, turkey or ham - carved by attendant

  • Yeast rolls

  • Horse radish or aioli 

  • Choice of three sides: creamy brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, glazed carrots, or pecan crunch sweet potato souffle

Desserts, made fresh in house

  • Cupcakes, $42/dozen (chocolate or vanilla with buttercream frosting, chocolate mocha, snickerdoodle, lemon or strawberry)

  • Cakepops, $30/dozen (red velvet, spice cake, strawberry cream, lemon or chocolate sea salt)

  • Brownies with ganache chocolate topping, $48/dozen

  • Cookies: chocolate chip, double chocolate, strawberry and white chocolate, lemon, $24/dozen

  • Lemon curd cookies: $30/dozen

  • Chocolate mousse cups, $30/dozen

  • Banana pudding, $5/person

  • Banana creme or chocolate cheesecake bar, $5.50/person

  • Tiramisu, $6/person

  • Cheesecake, 9"$45, serves 12. Choice of sea salt caramel, chocolate or New York style with strawberry topping


  • Sweet Tea, $15/gallon

  • Lemonade, $15/gallon

  • Flavored lemonade, $17/gallon (strawberry, raspberry, blackberry or fresh squeezed lemon)

  • Coffee, $25/gallon (includes creamer and sugar options)

  • Starbucks coffee, $50/gallon

  • Sodas, $4/bottle

  • Bottled water, $2/bottle

  • Beer, $5 (domestic) and $6 (import and specialty)

  • Wine, $8-$15/glass

  • Liquor, $7 (house vodka/gin/rum/tequila) - $9 (premium liquor)

  • Hosted hourly rates for alcohol are available

SAMPLE MENUS from our PREMIERE CATERER, Chef Toby Blakley: 

We are happy to customize any menu to fit your event and dietary needs. Each item is carefully prepared from scratch personally by Chef Toby. Nothing comes from a can or a bag and we are happy to modify each recipe to your tastes and requirements.  Meats and vegetables are cooked low and slow with the finest cuts and freshest ingredients which create layers of flavor profiles that are sure to delight each of your guests. 

Southern Favorites, $28/person

  • House brined, smoked chicken and smoked pulled pork with buns (add smoked brisket for $8/person)

  • Chef's homemade BBQ sauces

  • Signature house made chips

  • Choice of 2 sides: smoked gouda mac and cheese, garlic bacon green beans, creamy garlic mashed potatoes, homemade bbq beans with bacon, southern collard greens, potato salad or apple jicama slaw

4-Course Dinner, $35/person

  • Salad, bread and butter, choose 1: Chef’s house salad, smoked romaine caesar,  cranberry apple and blue cheese salad or fromage plate with three cheeses

  • Intermezzo, choose 1: tuaca lemon mint sorbet , blood orange sorbet or cranberry and ginger sorbet

  • Entree, choose 1: smoked or roasted turkey with gravy, local cider braised honey ham or brie and bacon smoked chicken roulade with local berry balsamic glaze, salmon with berry balsamic glaze or grilled cauliflower steak with fresh herbs

  • Sides, choose 2:  brown butter and cream mashed potatoes, green beans almondine or casserole, rosemary and garlic roasted sweet potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts, roasted fennel with asiago and thyme or roasted fingerling potatoes with Garlic and fresh herbs

  • House made dessert, choice of 1:  classic creme brulee, banana cream cheesecake bar or chocolate cheesecake bar

  • Vegetarian plates available upon request

5-Course Dinner, $50/person

  • Passed hors d'oeuvres, choose 3: deviled eggs with candied bacon, classic shrimp cocktail, antipasta skewer, chicken canape on baguette, tepanade canape on baguette or Jamon serrano and manchego cheese

  • Salad, bread and butter, choose 1: Chef's house salad, smoked romaine caesar salad, winter green salad with grilled asparagus arugula and candied pecans or late winter squash with creme fraiche

  • Choice of Intermezzo, choose 1: pomegranate mint sorbet or lemon sorbet

  • Entrée, choose 1: herb crusted beef tenderloin with port wine demi-glace, Coq au Vin or day-boat scallops with blood orange and chile drizzle

  • Sides, choose 2: brown butter new potatoes with tangy creme fraiche, heirloom carrots with honey glaze, root vegetables with balsamic glaze, garlic mashed potatoes, butternut squash au gratin, garlic bacon green beans or grilled asparagus with lemon butter sauce

  • House made dessert, choose 1: blackberry cobbler a la mode, bourbon pecan pie with fresh whipped topping, turtle or Bailey's cheesecake or apple pie a la mode

  • Vegetarian plates available upon request

5-Course Dinner, $60/person

  • Passed hors d'oeuvres, choose 3: 18-hour smoked brisket with fried grit cake and BBQ drizzle, roasted corn and saffron lobster bite, deviled eggs with candied bacon, crab cake with avocado mousse, classic shrimp cocktail or bacon wrapped blue cheese stuffed fig

  • Salad, bread and butter, choose 1: Chef's house salad, smoked romaine caesar salad, kale beet and roasted butternut salad, green bean salad with warm maple bacon balsamic or fromage plate with three cheeses

  • Choice of Intermezzo, choose 1: champagne and citrus sorbet  or strawberry rhubarb ginger sorbet

  • Entrée, choose 1: 18-hour slow roasted short rib, pan-seared halibut, smoked duck breast with bourbon and plum compote  or lamb chop with pomegranate demi

  • Sides, choose 2: parmesan or mushroom risotto, root vegetables with balsamic glaze, butternut squash au gratin, blue cheese grit stack with tarragon butter or braised red cabbage and confit fingerlings

  • House made dessert, choose 1: bourbon, classic or lavender crème brulee, turtle or bailey’s cheesecake or wine poached pear with hot chocolate crème, flourless chocolate cake

  • Vegetarian plates available upon request