Erin and Ben

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Please see all the details for our big day below. Don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions!


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Wedding Ceremony and Reception

4:30 PM, October 26, 2019
The Risner Family Home
189 Twin Lakes Lane, Gaston, SC 29053

The wedding ceremony will take place at our family home in an outdoor wooded area. Please dress accordingly and in shoes appropriate for uneven terrain. The reception will follow the ceremony beginning with a cocktail hour next to the house. Dinner will follow. There will be a sparkler send off for the bride and groom at ten o'clock.
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Blocks have been reserved at the following hotels

Hilton Columbia Center Hotel
  • 924 Senate St, Columbia
  • (803) 744-7800
Hampton Inn by Hilton Columbia Downtown Historic District
  • 822 Gervais St, Columbia
  • (803) 231-2000
To reserve at either of these hotels, use the following link or call and request the rate to the Risner-Shaffer wedding. Block rates will be available until September 25th.

Aloft Columbia Downtown

Other booking options not located downtown include..
  • Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Cayce
  • 1125 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce
  • (803) 794-7033
  • Hampton Inn Columbia/Lexington
  • 601 Columbia Ave, Lexington
  • (803) 356-8300


The parking area is located across the pond and a long walk from the house. To spare your nice shoes from the long dirt road, a complimentary valet service will be provided near the ceremony.


For those not wishing to drive, a shuttle will be available to transport guests to and from the event. The shuttle will pick up from the Aloft Hotel in downtown Columbia at 3:30 PM. At the end of the reception, around 10:30 PM, and it will return guests to the Aloft Hotel. The Aloft Hotel is within walking distance of both the Hampton and Hilton Inn downtown. Please indicate your interest in taking the shuttle under the RSVP tab.

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Please send all gifts and cards to the following address:
1439 Spool Wheel Road
Gilbert, SC 29054
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