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The Best Wedding Venues in Chattanooga

These venues that made this list are here because of gorgeous esthetics, provide an ideal starting point to you vision, great venue functionality, and afford really beautiful photographs.

As a Chattanooga Wedding photographer I have photographed at each of these venues

The Best Wedding Venues in Chattanooga by category

If I were giving out awards for venues this would be my list.

Top 10 Wedding Venues 

Tennessee is well known for its scenic mountains and beauty throughout the state. In the Chattanooga area, there are numerous wedding venues that compliment the best that South East Tennessee has to offer while also giving your wedding day the unique and special feel that you deserve. Below are some of my favorite wedding venues in the Chattanooga area. 

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1. Clisby Pines Venue 

Located just outside of Chattanooga, in Tunnel Hill, GA is the Clisby Pines Venue. This venue offers a blank canvas with clean white walls and open spaces allowing for you to turn this venue into your ideal dream wedding day storyboard. 

2826 Crow Valley Rd, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755 | 423-512-8529 | Pricing starting at $3,950

Clisby Pines Venue

2. Howe Farms 

Located in the hills of Tennessee is the luxury wedding venue known as Howe Farms. With over 350 acres and six different venue spaces to choose from, there are so many amazing customizable options available with Howe Farms. It also offers a beautiful countryside backdrop and a luxury wedding day experience. 

7600 Runyan Rd, Georgetown, TN 37336 | 423-362-4517 | Pricing for 100 guests starts at $4,000-$6,000 

HOWE FARMS VENUES

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3. Hunter Museum of American Art 

Located in the heart of the downtown Chattanooga art district is the Hunter Museum of American Art. This space puts a unique spin on modern and traditional looks while providing some of the most picturesque views of the Chattanooga skyline and surrounding areas. 

10 Bluff View Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403 | 423-267-0968 | Pricing starting at $6,000

HUNTER MUESUM OF ART

4. Read House Hotel 

The Read House Hotel offers a hotel ballroom venue that stands out in the Chattanooga market. Its convenient location also allows for numerous close by photo opportunities and a convenient location to get to. This space is ideal for couples who want an elegant indoor ballroom wedding day. 

107 W M.L.K. Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423-266-4121 | Pricing starting at $9,500

THE READ HOUSE HOTEL

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Featuring the newest Venue coming in 2024: The Conservatory. An upscale Trenton GA wedding venue that has taken inspiration from classic European elements exuding elegance and sophistication transforming you into a timeless world of your own.

625 GA-301, Trenton, GA 30752 | 423-322-3254 | blackberryridgega.com | Pricing starting at $9,500

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5. The Venue Chattanooga 

The family owned garden style venue is a more budget friendly venue. The Venue Chattanooga allows a nice customizable space at a lower price point allowing you to customize your wedding day without outside vendors, decor, etc at no additional charge from the venue. 

4119 Cummings Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37419 | 423-994-2272 | Pricing starting at $4,000

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6. Ocoee Crest Venue 

at Ocoee Crest it’s a mix of Modern industrial and handcrafted character in a scenic country setting and mountain views. This venue is deal for couples who want a memorable outdoor ceremony location and a huge indoor reception venue in the country.

1020 THOMAS RD, BENTON, TN 37307 | 423-375-9028 | Pricing starting at $6,000

OCOEE CREST

7. The Venue at Lilly Lou’s The Pines

A modern greenhouse venue complete with all the comforts of an indoor venue and the view to the outdoors. As you step into the main reception space at The Pines, the modern greenhouse with black metal accents and glass await you. This is for the couple who has dreamed of having a modern greenhouse wedding on secluded private property.

Bryant AL | 423.582.0552 | TheVenueatLillyLous.com | Starting at 8,000

See more about The Venue at Lilly Lou’s The Pines: https://nelya.net/the-venue-at-lilly-lous/

8. Candie’s Creek Farm

A storybook setting atop the ridge with the most fabulous sunsets. Candie’s creek farm is a modern white barn style venue for those looking for a fresh take on a country wedding.

3198 Lower River Rd NW, Georgetown, TN 37336 | 423.582.0552 | candiescreekfarm.com | Pricing starting at $4,000

The Emerson

Address: 624 North Avenue, Rossville, GA 30741| 423-994-2272 | theemersonvenue.com | pricing starts at 9,000

10. The Venue At The Bluffs

A secret garden inspired wedding venue. Repurposed from a garden center and feed store to the most unique greenhouse venue in all of the Chattanooga area. Ideal for the couple who wants something a little different and whimsical. They also offer all-inclusive wedding venue packages.

3530 GA-136, Trenton, GA 30752 | 706-953-3363 | TheVenueatthebluffs.com | Pricing starting at $3,000

Tennessee River Place

3104 Scenic Waters Ln, Chattanooga, TN 37419 | 423-821-1077 | tennesseeriverplace.com | Pricing starting at $4,000

Tennessee Barn Venues near Chattanooga

The Chattanooga area of Tennessee is known for some beautiful Barn venues from modern white barn venues built specifically for weddings, to rustic barn venues with lots of country charm.

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The Barn at Drewia Hill

16703 Andy Thomas Rd, Sale Creek, TN 37373 | 423.298.1033 | thebarnatdrewiahill.com

Interior of the Apple Barn at Howe Farms

The Apple Barn

7600 Runyan Rd, Georgetown, TN 37336 | 423-362-4517

Covey Creek Farm

2855 Cloud Springs Rd, Rossville, GA 30741 | 423-681-6265 | coveycreekfarm.com

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Hidden Spring Venue

5300 Howardsville Rd, Apison, TN 37302 | 423-228-0619 | hiddenspringsvenue.com

Chattanooga Wedding Venues with a View

Grandview on Lookout Mountain

1301 Patten Rd, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750 | meetatgrandview.com | 706-820-7920


Gardens in the Gorge

947 Up the Creek Trail, Chattanooga, TN 37405 | gardensinthegorge.com | 423-667-3926


The Venue Chattanooga

4119 Cummings Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37419 | thevenuechattanooga.com | 423-994-2272

Downtown Chattanooga Venues

The Common House Chattanooga

1517 Mitchell Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37408 | 423.771.9925

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Waterhouse Pavilion

850 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423.265.3700

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The Turnbull Building

1401 Fort St, Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423.322.0064

Gilman Event Hall

216 W 8th St 2nd Floor, Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423.800.8102 | gilmaneventhall.com

Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall

890 Riverfront Pkwy, Chattanooga, TN 37402 | 423.803.4890

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Zan Guerry Club house

100 Douglas St, Chattanooga, TN 37403 | 423.266.6767

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The Church on Main

1601 Rossville Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37408 | 423.805.8924

Additional Chattanooga area Venues

The Valley Venue

1860 Pope Creek Rd, Wildwood, GA 30757 | 423-660-3459 | thevalleyvenues.com

The Homestead at Cloudland Canyon

9862 GA-193, Chickamauga, GA 30707 | 706-944-9065 | thehomesteadvenue.com

Gardens in the Gorge

Gardens in the Gorge

947 Up the Creek Trail, Chattanooga, TN 37405 | 423.667.3926

Kensington Cove

213 Kensington Rd, Chickamauga, GA 30707 | 540.241.4059

Ruby Falls Skyline Loft

1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409 | 423-821-2544

the interior of the Gray Dove barn venue in Ooltewah TN

The Gray Dove

6408 Snow Hill Rd, Ooltewah, TN 37363 | 423.827.3641

Tennessee Chapel Venues

Patten Chapel

615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403 | 423.425.2115

The Highlands Chapel

7600 Runyan Rd, Georgetown, TN 37336 | 423-362-4517

Trinity Chapel

240 1st Ave, Dayton, TN 37321 | 423-435-2987 | thetrinitychapel.com

Looking for a Chattanooga Wedding Photographer?

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Frequently asked Questions

Why choose a Chattanooga venue?

  Chattanooga is easy to get to from Atlanta and Nashville.

What is the most popular month to get married in Chattanooga?

Spring and fall are the most popular months in Tennessee. I love all the gorgeous blooming flowers in the spring that Chattanooga has. The lighting is fabulous and the traditional color palettes for spring are inspiring. In the Fall the weather starts to cool down. It pleasant outside and the leaves begin to change.

What is the average cost of a wedding venue in Chattanooga?

According to Bride’s Magazine a lot of the newer, better, modern, and popular venues, these days you should expect to pay $10k. And an added bonus is the cost of comparable venues can be lower here in TN!  The Chattanooga Times free press Wedding venues in the Chattanooga area average starting price can range anywhere from $3,000 and upwards depending on the location and time of year.