Being a Knoxville wedding photographer, I have been so blessed to shoot at some incredible venues throughout my career. While wedding planning can get incredibly overwhelming, have some fun exploring venues and finding your dream spot! I’ve broken it down, and picked my top 10 favorite Knoxville wedding venues. Even as a photographer, just exploring and checking out venues as been a blast, and I can’t wait to shoot at all of my favorites.
Throughout my list, you’ll find a variety of options perfect for any wedding you may dream up. Whether you’re dreaming of a barn wedding, or an intimate outdoor adventure, I’ve got you covered! Nevertheless, your day is about you and your love, so make sure it’s everything you want!
Knoxville Wedding Venues
First up, one of my absolute favorite Knoxville wedding venues, The Quarry Venue. The Quarry Venue is an incredible spot for an adventurous outdoor event. With incredible views of the Quarry itself, and options for both indoor and outdoor weddings, it’s just an absolute dream location.
The Foundry is another beautiful indoor urban option. The Foundry can accommodate up to 600 guests in the heart of downtown Knoxville. Serving couples in Tennessee for 26 years, they will be able to help bring your wedding day dreams to life. Above all, The Foundry also offers catering, and rentals to help ease stress during the planning process, and make things as smooth as possible on your day!
Looking for a historic location to celebrate Tennessee? Consider Maple Grove Estate, built in 1799, sitting on 15.5 acres of pure Knoxville beauty. This Knoxville wedding venue is a wonderful location for the couple looking to celebrate their Tennessee roots while dancing the night away with family and friends. Accommodating up to 200 guests, Maple Grove Estate is just the spot for your luxury wedding event. With access to a bridal and groom suite, the experience will be nothing short of incredible.
Next, The Press Room, located in Northern Knoxville, is a breathtaking location for the couple wanting a little bit of everything. With options for indoor and outdoor events, the Press Room has on site locations fit for any dream wedding. Offering in-house catering, and a team of supportive staff to bring your wedding day dreams to life, and ease your nerves throughout the entire process.
Downtown Hot Spots
The Emporium is Downtown Knoxville’s Art Center & Gallery, with incredibly beautiful locations for your downtown dream wedding. With exposed brick, and breathtaking rooms for your dream day with high ceilings and beautiful twinkling lights. Consider the Emporium for your Downtown dream wedding, and allow your guests the opportunity to explore Downtown, and make a weekend of the event.
The Standard is one of my favorite Knoxville wedding venues for an urban chic Tennessee event. With the exposed brick walls, and charming string lights, it’s the perfect spot for your fairytale wedding. Located in the heart of downtown Knoxville, with access to a bridal suite and catering, The Standard is an absolute dream.
Next, Dara’s Garden! Dara’s Garden is in an incredible location, just 10 mins from both the airport and downtown Knox. Imagine your guests enjoying a beautiful evening at Dara’s Garden with trees lined with twinkling lights, and stunning flowers throughout the event. With options for rentals and catering, Dara’s Garden can be your one stop shop for wedding planning.
Heartland Meadows is an incredibly breathtaking outdoor Knoxville wedding venue, surrounded by lofty Oak trees, and sitting on over 50 acres. It’s a perfect spot for your outdoor dream wedding. Offering couples multiple locations to say, “I do”. In addition, choose from, The Old Oak Tree, the Meadows, the Tree Deck, the Cove, and the Rustic Ceremony Barn, when planning your day with help from their experienced staff. With over 25 years in the business, their staff will ensure your day goes completely to plan.
Marblegate Farm is up next, and is an incredibly breathtaking Knoxville wedding venue. With over 200 acres of beautiful greenery and access to multiple locations on site for your big day. Your sure to create the day of your dream here, choose between The Farmhouse, The Barn, The Gardens, The Boat House, The Lakefront & Docks, to the Horse-Grazing Pastures. It’s a location fit for your fairytale ending.
An outdoor dream, surrounded by luscious greenery with distant views of the Smoky Mountains, consider the Whitestone Inn. Your guests can stay on site, and enjoy the beauty Tennessee has to offer. With options for a big wedding, or an intimate elopement affair, the opportunities are endless here! Therefore, sitting on over 300 acres, you’ll have plenty of room for creating memories to last a lifetime.
Already planning your dream Knoxville wedding? Let’s chat about making sure I’m there to capture your biggest moments!