Knoxville Area Wedding Venues

Wedding Venues 

You’ve got the ring, you’ve got the date…but now where are you going to tie the knot?? East Tennessee has some of the most gorgeous venues in the country. Here’s a quick guide to help you decide which venue is right for your big day!

The Barn at Williams Manor

468 Mahoney Rd, Oliver Springs, TN 37840


Knoxville Wedding Venue

Photo:  Katherine Birkbeck 

With Wind Rock in the distance, the Barn at Williams Manor is a country getaway that’s close to Knoxville! You’ll fall in love with the beautiful rustic interior and the sprawling mountain surroundings.                                                                                                                                                

Why You’ll Love it: It’s the Smoky Mountain feel without being all the way out in the Smokies.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The big red barn is perfect for any country rustic Pinterest dreams!

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Tsali Notch Vineyard

140 Harrison Road, Madisonville, TN 37354



Photo: Finch Photo 

In the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, Tsali Notch is a Muscadine vineyard offering a large barn on over 20 acres of rolling grape vines.                                                                                                                                         

Why You’ll Love it: The rustic feel and lush greenery is picture perfect! 

Pinterest Worthy Because: The grapes! Not only do they taste delicious, they’re the perfect backdrop for your photos.

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Heartland Meadows

5428 Salem Church Road Knoxville, TN 37938

Knoxville Wedding Venue

Knoxville outdoor Wedding Venue

Photo: Simply Stated 

This venue boasts 45 acres of beautiful meadows and a rustic barn for ceremony and reception. From fields to ponds to their stunning oak tree, there’s no shortage of amazing places to have the wedding of your dreams! 

Why You’ll Love it: If you’re looking for a rustic feel, you couldn’t find a better fit.

Pinterest Worthy Because: That. Oak. Tree. You couldn’t ask for a more Pinterest-perfect ceremony backdrop!

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Honeysuckle Hills

934 Mill Creek Road
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863


Settled in the mountains of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Honeysuckle Hills is a family owned and operated venue on 20 acres of land. It’s all inclusive packages make it a perfect location for destination weddings in the Smoky Mountains!  

Why You’ll Love it: It’s the perfect blend of country rustic and mountain getaway.

Pinterest Worthy Because: With horses roaming around the farm, you’re sure to get some incredible shots with them!

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Zoo Knoxville 

3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive 
Knoxville, TN 37914


Knoxville Wedding Venue

Photo via Zoo Knoxville

You’ve never seen the zoo like this! The zoo is an all-inclusive venue that offers several locations for your ceremony and reception, including the new tiger exhibit area.                                                                                                                                                                                           

Why You’ll Love it: It’s a completely unique and fun experience for you and your guests.

Pinterest Worthy Because: Who doesn’t want their picture taken with some exotic animals? Get up close to your favorite animal for an unforgettable set of wedding photos.

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Elizabeth Claire’s


Located in the heart of Downtown Clinton, Elizabeth Claire’s offers an elegant space for smaller weddings. With its versatile rooms, it’s easy to achieve any style!                                                                                                                                                                                 

Why You’ll Love it: In historic downtown, it’s antique vibe creates a unique and elegant atmosphere.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The checkered floors! They’re perfect for any vintage settings and look great for receptions.

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Whitestone Country Inn 

1200 Paint Rock Rd,

Kingston, TN 37763



Photos via  Whitestone Inn


Photo courtesy of Red Boat Photography 

A Lakeside bed and breakfast nestled right against Watts Bar Lake couldn't be a better place to start your life together.  Situated on 600 acres, this gorgeous estate resembles a village and is stunning around every turn.  

Why you'll love it: Between the on site chapel, gazebo, barn, and stunning deck, your photos can't be anything short of perfect! 

Pinterest worthy because:  The wrap around deck surrounding the Lion and Lamb hall is the perfect place for crisp, airy bridal shots. 

Starkeytown Cove


Photo: Jimmy & Kim Photography 

Bordering the Smoky Mountains, Starkeytown Cove is a private venue that is family owned and operated. Offering beautiful mountain scenery, a rolling river, and large open meadow space…it’s an ideal mountain wedding getaway!                                                                                                                                            

Why You’ll Love it: It’s seclusion means you get the gorgeous backdrop of the Smokies without the rules, regulations, and tourists.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The ceremony deck has a gorgeous backdrop overlooking the trees!

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The Bleak House

Knoxville Wedding Venue

Knoxville Wedding Venue

Photos: Leah Moyers Photography

One of Knoxville’s historical homes, the Bleak House offers a historic indoor space for portraits and rolling gardens outside for ceremonies and receptions.     Overlooking the Tennessee river, it's truly one of a kind venue                                                                                                                                                                                

Why You’ll Love it: The history and age of the house gives it a distinct colonial feel…perfect for elegant weddings!

Pinterest Worthy Because: The back of the house has a white hallway with towering windows…the perfect spot for a stunning bridal portrait.

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Dara’s Garden

2637 Maryville Pike

 Knoxville, TN 37920

Knoxville Wedding Venue

Photo: Jamie Weiss Photography 

Not far from downtown Knoxville, Dara’s Garden is a story book setting for any bride. Complete with beautiful gardens and a gorgeous bridal suite, couples have tons of options for ceremony sites. The venue includes a built in tent for reception.                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Why You’ll Love it: The grounds are full of flowers and trees, perfect for couples who want outdoor ceremonies but still want an indoor reception.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The staircase! In the back of the main building is a beautiful stone staircase. With the house in the back, it makes for the perfect backdrop for a bridal entrance or portraits!

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The Plantation Barn of 1810

2505 Valley Home Rd

Morristown, TN 37813


Photo: Tonya Damron Photography 

Tucked right outside of Knoxville, The Plantation Barn is the perfect place for a stunningly rustic wedding with acres of rolling farmland as the backdrop.  With over 20 years of experience in the wedding industry, the owners know the perfect combination of details to create the perfect day for you.                                                                                                                    

Why You’ll Love it: It's the perfect place for the modern DIY bride.  They include week long access to the property so you can finish all of the details in the days leading up to the event and your day won't be rushed. 

Pinterest Worthy Because: That view! Grab some church pews and you've got a stunningly chic backdrop for your nuptials.  

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The Hive

854 N. Central Street

Knoxville, TN 37917



If you’re digging a modern bohemian atmosphere, the Hive is buzzing just for you! A versatile space, the Hive is perfect for smaller weddings or events like showers, bachelorette get togethers, a place for the bridal party to get ready or a fun bridal lunch!                                                                                                                                                                                         

Why You’ll Love it: It’s stylish but still a blank canvas! You can make it your own space no matter what you’re going for.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The modern styling creates a chic, fun, and fashionable atmosphere. It literally looks like it was made for a Pinterest photo shoot!

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Double Tree by Hilton

215 S Illinois Ave,

Oak Ridge, TN 37830


For couples looking for an affordable but elegant option, the Double Tree sets the standard! The hotel offers ballrooms for both ceremony and receptions, with a variety of styling options available.                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Why You’ll Love it: Their elegant ballroom and all-inclusive packages are perfect for stress-less planning!

Pinterest Worthy Because: Table styling! If you want your table place settings to be top notch, the staff knows how to fold a napkin every which way or stunning tablescapes.

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17 Cox Rd

 Louisville, TN 37777


This pre-civil war building sits on a lake and offers amazing backdrops for ceremonies and receptions.  From the buildings beautiful interior to the dock and grounds outside, you’ll have tons of options for beautiful settings.                                                                                                                                                                                

Why You’ll Love it: The historical architecture and grounds creates a stunning area for ceremonies and receptions.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The dock and lake. You’ll get amazing photos lake front on the property, especially at sunset!

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Gatlinburg Event Center

2855 East Parkway 

Gatlinburg, TN 37738




On top of a mountain facing Mount LeConte and Greenbriar Mountain, the Gatlinburg Event Center offers breathtaking views and rustic indoor space for ceremonies and receptions.                                                                                                                                                                       

Why You’ll Love it: The ceremony backdrop wall is all windows, offering views that can’t be beat!

Pinterest Worthy Because: The mountains. Being situated on the top of a mountain, you’re sure to have stunning pictures both for your ceremony and portraits after!

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Smith Event Center

601 Smithview Drive 

Maryville, TN 37803




Just minutes from downtown Maryville, Smith Event Center offers an open air pavilion and beautiful scenic areas surrounding it.                                                                                                                                                                                     

Why You’ll Love it: The surrounding trees and meadow space is amazing for ceremonies.

Pinterest Worthy Because: A secret bridge nearby makes for drool-worthy couple photos!  

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Candoro Marble

4450 Candora Avenue

 Knoxville TN, 37920

Knoxville Wedding Venue

Photo: T &K Photography 

Knoxville Wedding Venue

Photo: Stephanie Richer Photography 

Located in South Knoxville’s Vestal community, this historic 1920s building used to be a marble company showroom and offers a unique backdrop for smaller weddings.                                                                                                                                                                                

Why You’ll Love it: The 1920s architecture and stunning marble floors create the perfect vibe for vintage elegant weddings.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The main foyer has incredible walls and marble floors that create a perfect backdrop for bridal portraits

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Venue at Lenoir City

7690 Creekwood Park Boulevard

Lenoir City, Tennessee


Photo: Sullivan Photography 

This brand new venue has 19,000 square feet of space, and can accommodate up to 700 guests!  It’s a modern event space is perfect for an elegant style celebration.                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Why You’ll Love it: If you’re looking for space…you got it! The Venue at Lenoir City’s ballroom area is one of the largest in the area.

Pinterest Worthy Because: The chic interior will give your reception a big city, modern feel without the hustle and bustle of being in downtown!


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