Feeling the pull of the Great Smoky Mountains? Set against a backdrop of incredible natural scenery, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is the perfect place to get married in the mountains.
There are a variety of wedding venues on offer, ranging from classic, white chapels to luxurious resorts high up in the clouds.
According to Wedding Report, the average wedding in Tennessee costs $17,710, which is an absolute steal compared to other parts of the country!
Read on to discover 12 of the best wedding venues in Pigeon Forge!
This luxury Smoky Mountain cabin resort is the perfect venue for couples seeking an adventurous wedding weekend filled with outdoor activities and fun.
Your guests can use the saltwater pool, enjoy hiking trails, try out the putt-putt course, visit the game arcade and partake in outdoor games.
The venue features three open-air pavilions that make incredible reception and ceremony event spaces.
The Smoky Mountain Pavilion offers wonderful views of the area, while the Sky View Pavilion is a more intimate venue that feels like something out of a fairytale.
Price Range: $4,000 and up.
Capacity: Up to 100 guests.
Moose Hollow Lodge
Just a 20-minute drive from Pigeon Forge, Moose Hollow Lodge is a rustic retreat that offers cabin rentals and wedding services. The entire lodge is super rustic with exposed log staircases, polished pine floors, and supple leather sofas.
This Smoky Mountain venue includes a stunning outdoor wedding spot with views of the trees and rolling hills.
There is also plenty of space for an outdoor reception complete with dancing under the stars and twinkling bistro lights.
Price Range: From $4,250 for the Dream Wedding Package.
Capacity: Up to 100 guests
Wedding Bell Chapel
Tucked into the trees along Alpine Village Way, Wedding Bell Chapel can only be described as an absolutely darling wedding venue. It is the quintessential quaint country chapel, made out of logs with stained glass windows and beautiful pine details.
Former clients love Pastor Dale and appreciate the fun, down-to-earth ceremony that manages to remain old-fashioned.
If you are looking for an intimate wedding venue in Pigeon Forge or even a place to elope, Wedding Bell Chapel is the venue for you.
Price Range: From $449 for the Candlelight Chapel Wedding Ceremony Package.
Capacity: Up to 40 guests.
The Magnolia Wedding Events Venue
This family-run establishment is perched high above the clouds in the Smoky Mountains, offering panoramic views of the surrounding areas and the chance to spend time in nature. It is the perfect mountaintop destination wedding venue.
The indoor venue features exposed wood beams, high ceilings, and barn doors that roll up to give you as much access to the outdoors as possible.
Even though The Magnolia prides itself on its natural setting, this venue is more sophisticated than truly rustic.
Pro tip: The spacious patio next to the event hall is an incredible space for an outdoor ceremony.
Price Range: From $5,750 for rentals during low season.
Capacity: Up to 100 guests.
The Trillium Venue
Located only 20 minutes from bustling Pigeon Forge atop Bluff Mountain, the Trillium Venue provides incredible mountain views and is the sister venue of the Magnolia Wedding Events Venue.
This stunning Smoky Mountain wedding venue gives guests two things: breathtaking views and a luxurious experience.
From the Ceremony Patio, you can watch the clouds move across the sky and between the mountains.
The Covered Patio takes advantage of the same incredible views while offering your guests a place to enjoy your wedding day away from the elements.
The Reception Space is incredibly chic and features industrial ring chandeliers, white walls, private decks, and huge windows.
Price Range: Between $6,000 and $15,000 for the venue rental.
Capacity: Up to 150 guests.
If you are looking for a garden wedding venue in the Pigeon Forge area, Honeysuckle Hills is the place for you!
Hidden away in the valleys of the Great Smoky Mountains, this all-inclusive wedding venue combines rustic charm with southern hospitality.
There are a variety of ceremony and reception sites, including the outdoor gardens and the vintage barn.
Honeysuckle Hills also has two friendly horses that are happy to join your wedding day and your photoshoots. On this note, the venue specializes in creative photography that uses the garden space to its full advantage!
Price Range: From $4,990 for the All-inclusive Country Sugar Cake Reception Package with photography.
Capacity: Up to 100 guests.
Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa
A list of the best wedding venues in Pigeon Forge would be incomplete without including Dollywood. Dolly Parton fans will love customizing their wedding to make their dreams come true!
DreamMore Resort & Spa offers a variety of wedding venues, including the Meadow Event Lawn, Skies Banquet Room, and Song & Hearth Restaurant.
However, the Covered Barn is our absolute favorite. This intimate wedding venue features gas-light firepits and ultra soft lighting with the Smoky Mountains in the background.
Price Range: From $600 for rental of the Covered Barn.
Capacity: Up to 250 guests on the Meadow Event Lawn.
4 Points Farm
Located only 15 minutes from Pigeon Forge, 4 Points Farm is a farm wedding venue that offers country chic with modern amenities and a touch of vintage charm.
The 10-acre property features great photo ops, including a farm truck dating back to 1954, a vintage barn, and farm equipment.
The Barn & Patio Event Center is located in the pastures and accessible by a short drive lined with fruit trees and quaint fences. Huge timber beams support the barn’s structure and give it a cozy, rustic feel.
The patio is over 2,000 square feet and offers views of the towering mountains.
Price Range: $2,500 and up.
Capacity: Up to 200 guests.
Creekside Cove Wedding Chapel & Gazebo
When it comes to wedding venues; sometimes good things come in small packages. Creekside Cove Wedding Chapel is a tiny, log cabin-style structure that looks like the churches built by settlers in the 1800s.
Tucked away in the forest, this romantic venue offers wooden pews, stained glass windows, and only enough room for 20 guests in the chapel.
The gazebo is located right next door and is a great place to take additional photos or exchange vows.
Price Range: From $379 for 20 guests.
Capacity: Up to 20 guests.
Angel’s View Wedding Chapel
Located within Black Bear Ridge Resort, Angel’s View Wedding Chapel is a great choice if you are looking for an all-inclusive venue on a budget.
The chapel offers expansive views of the mountains and is located close to all the attractions Pigeon Forge has to offer.
There are a variety of wedding packages that include the chapel rental, hair and makeup, a limousine, music, a photographer, floral arrangements, a minister, and a cake.
If you’d like to have your reception on site, you can book Angel’s View Reception Hall which can accommodate up to 65 guests.
Price Range: From $299 for the Just The 2 Of Us Package.
Capacity: Up to 65 guests.
The Barn at Chestnut Springs
Of all of the wedding venues in the Pigeon Forge area, The Barn at Chestnut Springs is the most romantic.
Located just outside of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the barn itself is artfully weathered with an upscale-meets-rustic aesthetic.
It’s the kind of venue that looks incredible when decorated with string lights, garlands of green leaves, and gauzy fabrics.
The venue rental comes with a lot of extras, including the use of linens, wooden furniture, and an assortment of gorgeous, bohemian decorations.
Pro tip: The back lawn is a breathtaking space for an outdoor ceremony.
Price Range: $3,500 and up.
Capacity: Up to 120 guests.
Mountain Mist Farms
Located just minutes from the center of Pigeon Forge, Mountain Mist Farms is a working farm that produces honey, fruits, and wine. It is also a beautiful place to get married with views of the vineyard and surrounding hills from the ceremony site.
You can choose from a variety of wedding packages, including all-inclusive, elopement, and venue-only.
The event barn is a great place for a country-chic wedding and looks beautiful in pictures.
Pro tip: There is limited parking at the venue so you might consider hiring a shuttle.
Price Range: From $2,070 for the venue rental.
Capacity: Up to 150 guests.