Our Venue

Experience a picture perfect wedding at Hiwassee River

Beyond the grand scale of the scenic peninsula, Hiwassee River Weddings boasts intimate touches that weave a sense of comfortable sophistication. The handcrafted timber frame of the event hall isn’t just beautiful, it’s a testament to the dedication poured into this venue. Locally sourced trees transformed into elegant beams and trusses are adorned with custom ironwork, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Imagine saying “I do” under a canopy of fairy lights, the soft glow reflecting in the exposed wood, while gentle breezes carry the sounds of the rushing river. Here, rustic charm meets meticulous craftsmanship, providing a blank canvas for you to create a wedding that reflects your own unique fairytale.

ceremony locations

The Forest

Tucked within the embrace of the woods, the forest ceremony site at Hiwassee River Weddings offers a secluded ambience for your vows. A custom-built wooden platform creates a natural stage for your special moment, while handcrafted benches and romantic Edison bulb lighting add a touch of whimsical elegance. Whether bathed in sunlight or twinkling with fairy lights, this enchanting space is perfect for a truly unforgettable outdoor ceremony.

The Riverside

For a ceremony kissed by the whispers of the Hiwassee River, the riverside site awaits. Towering trees provide a majestic frame, dappled sunlight filtering through the leaves as you exchange vows. Optional handcrafted elements, like a wooden arbor or cross, add a touch of personalization to this picturesque scene, ensuring a ceremony that captures the beauty and serenity of nature.

Indoor Ceremony

(Weather permitted) Rain or shine, your vows can be exchanged in elegance at Hiwassee River Weddings’ beautiful indoor ceremony space. Climate-controlled comfort allows for a stress-free ceremony, while the handcrafted timber frame and expansive windows overlooking the Hiwassee River create a warm and enchanting atmosphere. This versatile space seamlessly blends rustic charm with modern comfort, ensuring a picture-perfect start to your happily ever after.

reception hall

The light-filled reception hall at Hiwassee River Weddings is a dream come true, with climate control ensuring year-round comfort for up to 150 guests. Spacious and airy, the hall boasts handcrafted timber beams and expansive windows that draw the magic of the outdoors in. Imagine your first dance bathed in the warm glow of the setting sun, with the breathtaking Hiwassee River unfolding as your backdrop, thanks to stunning backdoors that open to reveal the natural beauty. In-house Bluetooth speakers let you curate the perfect soundtrack for your celebration, while dedicated get-ready suites ensure a stress-free start to your special day.

Your Perfect Day Awaits: Amenities Included in Your Site Fee

Enjoy a stress-free celebration with everything you need to create a magical wedding day
  • Exclusive 10-Hour Venue Access: Have ample time to set up, celebrate, and unwind at your own pace.
  • Seating for Up to 150 Guests: Accommodate all your loved ones comfortably with a variety of table options (round or rectangular) included.

  • Choice of Ceremony Location: Find the perfect backdrop for your vows with three stunning ceremony sites, including an elegant indoor option.

  • Amazing Team: Our venue director and event technicians will set up and shut down your beautiful day.

  • Vendor Expertise: Benefit from our guidance to a network of trusted vendors to personalize your wedding experience.

  • Rehearsal Included: Ensure a seamless ceremony with a complimentary one-hour rehearsal walkthrough (subject to availability).

  • Dedicated Prep Rooms: Relax and prepare for your big day in style with a private Bridal Suite and a Gentleman’s space.

  • Ample Parking with Shuttle Service: Convenience for all your guests with parking for up to 100 cars and a golf cart escort for added ease.

  • Everything you need: Handcrafted wood benches, dark wood chairs and tables for up to 150 guests. Simple wood centerpieces, venue draping, and a selcetion of four wedding arches are also included.



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