The Smoky Mountains are built on couples, families and reunions – in every aspect of the truth except actually physically building on them. The Smoky Mountains are a destination for many things during the Winterfest and weddings you better believe are one of them.
We have a lot of wedding providers who perform excellent services for couples and we’d like to start you off on the right direction with some recommendations:
Honeysuckle Hills – If you want a farm setting, something unique with the most beautiful photography in the Smokies, choose Regina Starkey and her team at Honeysuckle Hills. www.honeysucklehills.com
Friendly Falls – Well worth the stop and a fantastic meeting place in the Smokies. Stay for a moment or stay for the afternoon! Get your souvenir photo taken or have lunch. Waterfall weddings are just one of the many special things that happen at Friendly Falls. www.friendlyfalls.com
Team 22 Portraits – We’ve all heard the saying, but these days pictures are worth more than a thousand words – they’re worth a lifetime. Team 22 Portraits brings out the lifetime of art in each photo we take both in the photography itself and the custom framing we provide. We don’t specialize in wedding, family, reunion, etc., we give each and every artistic effort the same consistently high quality approach. We can photograph you in our studio or your place of choice. www.team22portraits.com
Regina Starkey Photographic Portrait Art – Regina Starkey is one of the highest decorated photographic artists in the state of Tennessee, and uses her decades of experience and incredibly high standard for quality to make sure you have the family, wedding or any other kind of portrait you deserve. www.reginastarkeyphotographicart.com
Smoky Mountain Same Sex Weddings – Love has no boundaries at Friendly Falls! No matter if you’re straight or LGBT, we will perform your wedding and give you our best in professional service and amenities. See our amenities and waterfall wedding grounds at www.smokymountainsamesexweddings.com.
Smokey Mountain Wedding and Party Barn – Say “I do!” in the Smokies’ most unique wedding venue – Smokey Mountain Wedding & Party Barn! Nestled in beautiful Wears Valley, our barn will leave you with some of the most unforgettable memories you, your family, and/or your guests will ever have in East Tennessee. www.barnweddingsinthesmokies.com
Sampson’s Hollow – Beautiful property with rolling hills, wildflower meadows, lush pastures and ridges of evergreens for your dream wedding. Wedding and wedding reception packages available along with romantic honeymoon lodging. Call our wedding consultant to plan your outdoor wedding in the Great Smoky Mountains. www.sampsonshollow.com
Chapel at the Park – Beautiful Gatlinburg wedding chapel surrounded by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and featuring simple to elegant wedding ceremonies performed by ordained, non-denominational Ministers. Several wedding packages and accessories to choose from at:
Chef Tony Catering – Catering for your wedding reception, corporate event, special occasion dining, or any event celebration. Enjoy gourmet recipes from experienced Chef Tony and professional staff in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville and other areas surrounding the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Choose from our gourmet sit-down dinner packages, buffet and hor d’oeuvre packages, or choose a custom menu to suit the taste of your guests. www.cheftonycatering.com
Gary Woods Photography – Relive life’s most cherished events with creative, lasting portraits. For individuals, families, reunions, and weddings, Gary Woods Photography will capture the mood of the moment with his creative talent and the technology of digital photography. www.garywoodsphotography.com
D&P Photography – Specializing in reunions and weddings in the Smoky Mountain Area, D&P Photo Service will come to your location and help you to create memories for everyone to share in. Reasonably priced photography, excellent quality prints along with stellar service make us the one people refer to their friends over and over. Call us today for your special occasion. We also do cabin and commercial photography! www.dandpphotography.com
John Saunders Photography – One of the best known photographers in Pigeon Forge for a reason! John Saunders specializes in wedding photography throughout the Smoky Mountains, the same as he has for over 20 years, and your special day will look more gorgeous than words can describe with him behind the camera! www.smokymountainphoto.com
And while we’re at it, here is marriage license info for Sevier County.
Marriage Licenses can be obtained in 3 places in Sevier County.
1) Sevier County Court Clerk
located in the Sevier County Courthouse in Sevierville. Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
2) The Gatlinburg Shilling Center
Located at 405 Reagan Drive. Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Closed Tuesday and Thursday
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
3) The Pigeon Forge City Hall
Located at Pine Mountain Road. Hours are 9 am – 5 pm Saturday Only.
You do not have to be a resident of the country to get married here. Birth certificate or drivers license, and social security number required. Call a licensing office for other specific requirements.