Top 5 Smoky Mountain Wedding Venues for Your Big Day

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Selecting the venue for your wedding is a big step in the planning process! If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed with all of your options, don’t worry! We’re here to help you choose the perfect place to exchange your vows. Here are 5 of the best Smoky Mountain wedding venues to check out for your special day.

1. Sugarland Wedding Chapel

bride and groom exchanging wedding ringsIf you’ve been dreaming of saying “I do” in a white wedding chapel, the Sugarland Wedding Chapel should be your top choice! This lovely building features antique church pews, gorgeous stained glass windows, and a natural river rock wall. It can accommodate up to 70 guests, so it’s ideal for small to medium sized weddings. There’s also a gazebo garden with a colorful array of flowers available at this venue if you’d like to have an outdoor wedding.

2. The Barn at Chestnut Springs

Barn weddings have become increasingly popular over the past few years for their rustic and romantic ambiance. If this sounds like the kind of venue you’ve had in mind, The Barn at Chestnut Springs is the perfect place for your special day! This gray, weathered wood barn has been beautifully renovated and features vaulted ceilings with exposed beams as well as elegant chandeliers and wall sconces. Just outside the back doors, your guests will find a wooded cove that offers scenic views all year round.

3. Great Smoky Mountains National Park

bride and groom in the smokiesImmerse yourself and your guests in the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on your big day! There are a variety of approved wedding locations for you to choose from, each with their own breathtaking views. The national park is both a scenic and affordable wedding venue, and is a fantastic option for parties of all sizes!

4. The Magnolia

Exchange your vows with the Smoky Mountains as the backdrop at The Magnolia! This indoor/outdoor venue can accommodate up to 100 people, making it a great choice for small to medium sized weddings. With unbeatable mountain views, manicured lawns, and landscaped gardens, there will be plenty of scenic spots for photos. So, be sure to hire a talented photographer so that you can capture every magical moment!

5. Gatlinburg Event Center

The Gatlinburg Event Center is a fabulous choice for weddings of all sizes! This 6,000 square foot event venue can be divided into 3 separate spaces. So, whether you have 50 guests or 250, you’ll always have enough room! The windows that encompass the front and back of the center provide a complete view of the surrounding mountains. You can also step outside on the deck to enjoy the sweeping vistas and take more pictures after your ceremony!

Where to Have Your Reception

The event space at Black Bear Inn in GatlinburgAfter you’ve had the wedding ceremony of your dreams at one of these gorgeous venues, you can have an unforgettable reception at Black Bear Inn & Suites! Our flexible event options will be designed down to the very last detail to fit all of your requests. We also offer professional event planners, and fantastic catering services to ensure that your celebration is absolutely perfect. You can request more information and our experienced staff will assist you with your wedding arrangements.

You can’t go wrong with any of these amazing Smoky Mountain wedding venues! Be sure to take a look at our weddings page for more resources for planning your big day!