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Start Planning Your Smoky Mountain Wedding

Here’s a fun fact: About a third of all engagements each year in the United States happen between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Now that the holidays are over and “engagement season” is behind us, many new brides-to-be are immersing themselves wedding-planning bliss. If you’re considering a Smoky Mountain wedding, you’re in luck: We have all the information you need to make your big day special.

Plan Your Dream Wedding

Imagine saying your “I Do” to your special someone while surrounded by the thick green forests and craggy peaks of these spectacular mountains. The air is crisp and clean, the sunsets are breathtaking and there are so many beautiful spots to celebrate – from an elegant Victorian chapel to a private mountaintop cabin. Also, there are many great local businesses in the area that will offer you fantastic services – from catering to flowers and décor – in order to make your wedding unforgettable.

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Why The Smokies?

Have you seen the gorgeous mountain vistas? You couldn’t wish for a more beautiful backdrop. Your wedding guests can make a vacation out of it and enjoy some of the attractions and activities that the area has to offer, including horseback riding, hiking, dinner shows and much more. The people here are friendly and any vendors will be happy to make your special day memorable.

Smoky Mountain Wedding

Smoky Mountain Wedding

Each year, more than 10,000 happy couples choose to tie the knot right here in the Smoky Mountains. Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are known as the “wedding capitals of the South” and it’s easy to see why. The beautiful mountains make a breathtaking backdrop for all kinds of ceremonies and the region’s central location within a day’s drive of nearly 2/3rds of the country make the Smokies an easily-accessible place to hold a destination wedding.

National Park Weddings

Love is in the air in the Great Smoky Mountains, and here you’ll find everything you need to create your dream wedding, from beautiful chapels to award-winning spas to endless entertainment options. No matter whether you’re planning a huge occasion for hundreds of guests or an intimate ceremony with just the two of you, you’ll find what you need to make your big day special and memorable in Pigeon Forge and the Smokies.

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Start Planning Your Smoky Mountain Wedding

Planning a wedding doesn’t have to be a headache. We’ve seen beautiful Smoky Mountain weddings come together with just a few days of preparation, but sometimes it’s best to take things slow and plan ahead. The following guidelines can help you make sure your Smoky Mountain wedding is the perfect starting place for your lifelong love story!

While you’re at it, get inspiration by following PigeonForge.com on Pinterest! Or, browse our extensive information about Smoky Mountain weddings, covering everything from popping the question to getting a marriage license!