Smoky Mountain Destination Weddings

Wedding in Pigeon Forge, TennesseePlan on tying the knot soon? You might consider doing what more than 20,000 couples did last year-get married in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. After all, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg are collectively known as the Wedding Capital of the South. Considering the beauty and majesty of the Smokies as a scenic backdrop, it's no wonder that love-struck couples from all over the world flock here each year to exchange vows and spend their honeymoons.

You'll find all kinds of wedding destinations in the communities of Sevier County. Some folks still prefer traditional church weddings, but in recent years, more and more couples have said, "I do" in the dozens of area chapels that specialize in complete wedding-day packages. Options can range from short-and-simple ceremonies with just a few guests to large-scale affairs complete with catering, photography and honeymoon accommodations.

A chapel wedding can be attractive to prospective married couples for a number of reasons. For one, they are often less expensive than large church weddings, and they can be planned more easily and in a shorter period of time. One of the most appealing aspects of a chapel wedding is the fact that all of the elements of the event can be coordinated centrally, in a cooperative effort between the couple and the chapel's staff.

Admittedly, when one hears the term "wedding chapel," images of the cheesy glitz of Las Vegas may come to mind. But don't worry; none of the local chapels is the quickie-marriage type of operation where you'll be hitched in less than ten minutes by an Elvis clone that hands out casino chips as a gift. Yes, you can get married in a relatively short period of time, but most wedding vendors you'll find are established, reputable businesses with tasteful, attractive facilities.

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The choice of ceremonial backdrops also covers a lot of ground, from wooded gazebos to waterfalls to mountaintops. But that's just the start. Other types of businesses-like attractions, restaurants and vacation lodgings-have carved out their own niches in the wedding market here, offering one-of-a-kind settings for couples looking for a unique ceremony alternative. You can even get married in a helicopter or on horseback if you want!

Naturally, if you're getting married in the Smokies, you might as well stick around town for the honeymoon, right? Why mess with air travel when you can go from your wedding ceremony to your love nest in just minutes? Whether you're interested in Pigeon Forge cabins or hotels in Gatlinburg, you'll find the ideal spot to start your life as a married couple.

 

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Moose Hollow Lodge
With enough space to house your entire wedding party (and then some), plus your own private wedding chapel on site, few Smoky Mountain wedding destination venues hold the enormous appeal of Moose Hollow Lodge. This luxurious main house is the center of a large campus that includes an indoor pool and more. Plan your Smoky Mountain wedding in the cabins at Moose Hollow Lodge for your own happily ever after.
Angel's View Wedding Chapel
They don't call the Great Smoky Mountains the Wedding Capital of the South for nothing. And at Angel's View Wedding Chapel, we have everything you need to make your Smoky Mountain wedding the special event you've always dreamed of. We start with our number one asset-stunning, panoramic mountain views-and then offer a wide array of services and amenities designed to help you create your vision of your big day. We take care of all the details, including location, ceremony, minister, music, salon services, massage, make-up, reception, photography and videography, wedding cakes and limo service. It's all handled in house, making your wedding-day preparations as stress-free as possible. Give us a ring today at 800-758-6604.
Smoky Mountains Weddings & Vow Renewals
Weddings and Vow Renewals can be performed at your cabin, resort or in one of several outdoor locations including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Weddings are performed by an ordained minister. You must reserve a time with the minister. We will contact you after you make your reservation to confirm all details. No waiting period is required, but a Tennessee Marriage License is required. We will give you all the details when you call (contact information will be provided on the E-Ticket, after reservation is complete). We offer photography as well as other additional services to make your day complete.

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A WEDDING COTTAGE Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 800-726-0989 or 865 453-4000

ABIDING GRACE WEDDING CHAPEL PO Box 1035 Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Toll Free: 1-877-980-7676

ABOVE THE MIST WEDDING CHAPEL AND SERVICES 703 Glory Ridge Way Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-1630 Toll Free: 1-866-280-1933

CHALET MOUNTAIN WEDDING CHAPEL 890 Holly Branch Drive Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 430-5568 Toll Free: 1-888-mtn-love

CHAPEL AT HONEYMOON HILLS 750 Honeymoon Hills Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-6334 Toll Free: 1-800-816-9122

CHAPEL AT THE PARK 379 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 430-3372 Toll Free: 1-800-693-6479

CHAPEL IN THE GLEN 412 Glades Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-5356 Toll Free: 1-800-537-1505

Creekside Wedding Chapel Gatlinburg, TN (865) 436-4153 (Toll Free): (866) 436-4153

CUPID'S CHAPEL OF LOVE 706 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 430-3372 Toll Free: 1-800-693-6479

GATLINBURG CHAPEL WEDDINGS 1228 Ski Mountain Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-7031

GATLINBURG CHURCH MINISTRIES 209 Reagan Drive Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-7773 Toll Free: 1-800-346-2779

GATLINBURG WEDDING CHAPEL ASSOCIATION 815 Cherokee Orchard Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-4153

GATLINBURG'S LITTLE LOG CHAPEL 945 Glades Rd Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-8979 Toll Free: 1-800-554-1451

HEART OF GOLD WEDDING CHAPEL 122 Roaring Fork Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-5700 Toll Free: 1-800-344-8697

IVY ROSE WEDDING CHAPEL 571 East Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 430-5683 Toll Free: 1-800-597-1371

MOUNTAIN MIST WEDDING CHAPEL 2036 Ridge Rd. Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 1-800-893-7274 or 865-429-1440

MOUNTAIN VALLEY WEDDING CHAPEL 2740 Florence Dr Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 800-729-4365

REGAL WEDDING CHAPEL 303 Henderson Chapel Road Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 286-2235

Rosewood Gardens 3250 SIMS ROAD Sevierville, TN 37876 (865) 453-1310

SMOKY MOUNTAIN WEDDINGS 130 Walden's Main Street Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 1-800-891-1832

Smoky Mtn. Wedding Chapel 3230 Parkway, Suite D-1 Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 (865) 428-4741 (Toll Free): (800) 922-2052

Stellar Wedding Services 1305 Witt Hollow Rd Sevierville, TN 37876 (865) 428-6626 (Toll Free): (800) 627-5813

SUGARLAND WEDDINGS 1009 Parkway Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 430-1555 Toll Free: 1-800-933-7464

Sweetheart Riverside Wedding Chapel 108 Winfield Dunn Pkwy Sevierville, TN 37862 (865) 774-3000

THE WEDDING CHAPEL IN THE GLADES 460 Glades Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (865) 436-3338 Toll Free: 1-877-430-3338

WEDDING BELL CHAPEL Parkway Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 865-774-9080