Give your special day a beautiful backdrop that will add a unique twist and celebrate your wedding in the Great Smoky Mountains. Whether you are the outdoorsy type or not, there are a myriad of options for weddings in the Smokies. Choose from a variety of venues, caterers, and more with the following tips and plan your dream wedding in a beautiful location. Plus, when your magical day is over, you will have one of our honeymoon cabins in the Smokies to celebrate.
Weddings in the Smokies Can Be Rustic or Refined
The first step is choosing the perfect location, and one of the advantages to weddings in the Smokies are the possibilities for setting. Looking for classic Southern charm? Choose of the many wedding chapels in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Are you the active sort? How about a ceremony in the national park, with a panorama of mountains all around?
Match your reception venue to the ceremony and opt for a rustic touch by selecting one of a large number of converted barns and farmsteads. Stay outdoors and utilise one of the companies that offers large tents and you could be dancing by candlelight in front of the Smokies. Whether your wedding is a large family reunion or an intimate gathering, there are venues of all shapes and formalities.
Find the Perfect Options for Your Wedding
Choosing a caterer offers further options. If you going for classic, elegant Southern charm, then your guests can enjoy a beautiful formal dinner with white tablecloths and silverware. If you have opted for a more casual, natural vibe, how about barbecue, complete with a smoker and all the fixin’s.
There are numerous companies offering additional services for weddings in the Smokies. Choose from a number of photographers, who are accustomed to hiking to the ceremony and incorporating the beautiful mountains in your wedding photos. Local florists will, of course, offer traditional options for flowers, but why not embrace the Appalachians and have bouquets and centerpieces of wildflowers?
When it comes to music, weddings in the Smokies have different options as well. You can choose a DJ for after-dinner dancing, but the Appalachians are also home to some of the best country, bluegrass, and folk bands anywhere in the world.
Honeymoon Cabins in the Smokies Are the Finishing Touch
The final thing to consider is accommodation for your Smoky Mountain wedding and, fortunately, there are lots of options. We have a number of honeymoon cabins in the Smokies, but you can also choose from groups of cabins all near each other or reserve one of large cabins in Gatlinburg and have the whole family or wedding party under one roof beforehand.
Once you have left the ceremony, however, start your marriage in one of our romantic cabins and enjoy breath-taking views, the crackling flames of a fireplace, or the fun of a hot tub. Whatever your choice, weddings in the Smokies are always unforgettable.