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The Ruth – Charlotte Wedding Venue Spotlight

February 18, 2022

The Ruth is the newest addition to the Beau Monde portfolio here in Charlotte. I was already really excited about it because I’m obsessed with The Collectors Room in Southend…but after the venue tour I took this week, I’m even more ready for weddings at The Ruth. currently, The Ruth is an empty space with endless potential. between the renderings that were on display, the size of the space, and the thoughtfulness Beau Monde incorporates into all of their projects- it doesn’t take much of an imagination to see what an amazing wedding venue it is going to be.

The Vibes

The Ruth is going to be an aesthetic dream. huge floor to ceiling windows along with multiple skylights mean the lighting inside is going to be stunning (hello amazing portraits) and paired with the statement bar and feature wall, it’s going to be an incredibly intentional space. The Ruth will be beautiful by itself- but it will be a blank enough canvas to make your wedding day exactly how you want it to be. Anna and Katie (our lovely tour guides/site managers) emphasized several times just how important it was to them that The Ruth was a warm, inviting space.

The Details + Features

along with a dedicated dance floor, wrap around patio (aka: best cocktail hour space ever) and two spaces for getting ready, The Ruth is going to feature an expansive outdoor space- something super rare for a venue in Charlotte proper! the outdoor space is going to be lovely, with lounge areas and market lights. The Ruth can house 350 guests, and more intimate weddings (120 guests or less) will have the option to have their ceremony outside. and the bar! Beau Monde is going to have a dedicated bar program for their couples, including having the option for signature drinks. so we can take some fun couples portraits there, and then you can have a rad cocktail. let’s go. also- maybe the best part- there is ample parking available!

Let’s Talk Photographs

obviously from the second I arrived I was thinking about photographs. we’re going to have so so many good places for couples portraits! the floor to ceiling windows, the beautiful bar, the outdoor spaces- we’ll be able to create a ton of variety in your wedding photos. if you’re interested in doing a first look, the garden area or the front of the building would be perfect.

From Beau Monde:

“the Beau Monde team is available to help our clients plan the event of their dreams; our basic planning services will help guide you seamlessly through the experience. Beau Monde’s preferred catering team will create a menu that suits your special night. our service staff is here for you: each event will have an event manager, servers, bartenders, and chefs on site preparing your food. we are here to make it simple, elegant, comfortable, and most of all- a memorable time for you and your guests.”

let’s party at The Ruth together

The Ruth is going to be unlike any other wedding venue in Charlotte. their opening date is September 10th and the first wedding I’m shooting there is September 30th, so I can’t wait to update this post with real photographs! if you’re looking for an amazing modern wedding venue, this is it. the Beau Monde team is welcoming and dedicated to you having the BEST experience, so if you have any questions or want to talk about booking The Ruth for your wedding- click here for their contact form. and when you’ve booked your venue and want to talk about photographs- click here to inquire with me!

Interior bar rending of The Ruth
outside garden rendering of The Ruth

  1. Katelyn,
    Thank you for this wonderful write-up! We appreciate you coming for the vendor tour and are looking forward to you shooting the September 30th wedding! With our opening around the corner, we would love to promote this blog post across our platforms. Host you at Bar Beau Monde and The Ruth soon for a cocktail!

    • Katelyn says:

      hi Marysue!

      thank you so much! I absolutely can’t wait for the opening (and a cocktail at Bar Beau Monde- yes please!) and you can absolutely promote with this blog post- if you share on Instagram, I’d love to be tagged @thehazelclubphoto so I can re-share! 🙂


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