The Magnolia is like none other. We truly are mountain top. Inside or out, you are surrounded with near panoramic views of our breathtaking Smoky Mountains. We love that The Magnolia offers climate controlled inside options with spacious outdoor patio areas. Having the venue wrapped with roll-top garage doors makes reception transition into dancing under the stars a breeze. We are not a cabin, not a barn, not an open field, not a ballroom, we are unique in our space and amenities.
- 100 white-washed Chiavari chairs
- 100 garden chairs
- 12 60” round tables
- 3 48″ round tables
- 4 6ft rectangular tables
- 3 8ft rectangular tables
- 2 half moon tables
- 10 high top cocktail tables
- Year-round: landscaped gardens & amazing mountain view
- 13-hour rental of the entire facility; one wedding per day
- vendor recommendations
- 6-hour Shuttle Service
- Event Security
- Elegant bridal suite, with deck, private restroom, and vanities
- Year-round: manicured lawns, landscaped gardens & amazing mountain views
- Portable beverage bar – ability to bring your own alcohol
- Prep kitchen with separate service entry – ability to choose your own caterer
- Bistro lighting on the patio
- state-of-the-art audio system (indoor/outdoor)
Pricing Variations & Range: You can expect our venue rental to range from $4,000 to $9,750. Our pricing does vary based on day of week and time of year selected; with Saturdays being our peak days and September and October being our peak months. Please tell us more about your event in our inquiry form and we will send along venue and pricing details.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the max capacity of The Magnolia?
The venue offers a max capacity of 100 with a connected patio space for easy flow inside and out.
Are there dressing rooms?
There is a bridal suite with makeup stations, a private restroom and a private deck for enjoying the mountain views.
How long will we have access to the venue for weddings?
So that you can relax and enjoy the mountain views on your special day your rental period will be 10am – 11pm.
Will there be another wedding the same day?
We love to be able to provide our couples exclusive access to the mountaintop on their wedding day, so for that reason we only host one wedding a day.
What do we need to know about parking and transportation.
The Magnolia is privately located at the top of a mountain so your guests will park nearby and be escorted to the venue by a professional shuttle service. There is available parking for your vendors and a couple of family cars.
Are there overnight accommodations nearby?
Yes we are conveniently located only 2.5 miles from the Pigeon Forge Parkway with plenty of hotel lodging as well as several cabin resorts.
Is The Magnolia pet friendly?
We understand that pets are part of the family and we welcome them here at The Magnolia. We just ask that they are crated if inside our bridal suite.
Do you offer a ceremony only package?
Because we host one event per day, our fee structure remains the same whether you host a ceremony, reception or both.
Do you require a wedding planner.
Yes, to ensure your day is smooth and stress free we require, at a minimum, a day of planner and we can provide you with our list of favorites.
Is the venue heated and air conditioned?
Yes the grand hall and bridal suite are both climate controlled.
What is the average budget of a couple getting married at The Magnolia?
In general, we’ve seen the average budget for a Magnolia Couple around $20,000 for all wedding expenses (venue, wedding planner, catering, photographer, etc.).
Do you allow glassware for the bar?
For the safety of your guests, we do not allow glassware for the bar.
How far in advance do your dates book?
On average, our prime dates book about 18 months in advance. If you are more flexible and would consider a weekday date, those dates book closer to a year out.
Do we need to schedule a tour or can we just stop by?
How do we reserve a date:
We require a signed online contract and a non refundable 50% deposit to secure your date.
Are outside snacks and trays permitted?
Yes you are welcome to bring food and beverages for breakfast and lunch. Event meals however must be provided by a licensed, approved caterer.
What are the rules for alcohol?
You are permitted to bring in your own alcohol, we just require you to use one of our approved bartenders (Elite on the Rocks or Single Barrel Events).
Do we have to choose vendors from your preferred vendor list.
With the exception of the required bartenders, your favorite vendors are welcome. We do require that they are properly licensed and insured so we ask that you make us aware of anyone you plan to use that is not on our approved list.
Are candles allowed?
Yes, candles can be a beautiful addition to your décor. For safety, we just ask that they be contained in a glass container with the wick covered.
What does set-up entail?
The Magnolia team will set up all tables and chairs inside the Grand Hall per the floorplan given. The ceremony chairs for the patio are typically set up by your wedding planner the day-of.
What does clean-up entail?
At the end of your event, we simply ask that you remove personal belongings that you have brought in and any rental items. The venue is professionally cleaned after every event.
When can our rental company drop off and pick up?
We often host multiple weddings in a weekend, so we ask for drop off and pick up that same day.
DO YOU require event insurance?
We do require our couples to purchase event insurance. Event insurance protects you from liability during your event that is a result of bodily injury, personal injury or property damage
do you have security at the venue?
We’ve recently added a security attendant to all of our events. They are onsite only to provide added support and safety for your guests and vendors.
do you allow kegs?
Due to the logistics and setup our venue, we do not allow kegs at The Magnolia.