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(865) 429-1511

The Great Smoky Mountain has restored two historic, early 20th century buildings in the Elkmont area of the Park to their original splendor. Either of these spacious and timeless rustic buildings can be rented for a whole day to host your wedding ceremony and/or reception.

Appalachian Clubhouse

Originally constructed in 1934 and recently restored with the addition of electricity and indoor plumbing, this 3,000 sq. ft. facility has exposed wood beams a a massive stone gas burning fireplace on each end of the spacious 25' x 60' meeting hall. The Appalachian Clubhouse comes equipped with round dinning tables, rectangular buffet tables and enough folding chairs to accommodate up to 96 guests. The Clubhouse is rented April 1st. - November 15th at $250 a day, Monday - Thursday, and is $400 per day Friday - Sunday.



Spence Cabin

Originally constructed in 1928 by  Col. Townsend, owner of the Little River Lumber Co. and the Little River Railroad, for his wife Alice as a summer vacation retreat. Spence Cabin has a 432 sq. ft. meeting room with a gas log fireplace that is made of local smooth river stone and has beautiful hard wood flooring throughout. A screened porch overlooks rock steps that lead down to a rock roomette (shown above), that extends into the Little River. A beautiful place for your outdoor wedding ceremony and a beautiful cabin for your reception. Spence Cabin is available for a daily rental of $150 Monday - Thursday, and $200 Friday - Sunday. A $400 damage deposit is required for any rental.


Always Together Weddings specializes in outdoor and indoor ceremonies in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. With reservations, a couple may use one of the three historic 19th century Churches in Cades Cove. Ceremonies can also be performed near cascading waterfalls, crystal clear rivers, or in mile high elevations with up to 90 mile views as your backdrop.


Enjoy these beautiful suggested outdoor locations shown below.

I, Rev. Lee, will hike anywhere with you in the National Park for your ceremony: Mount LeConte, Chimney Tops, Clingmans Dome (highest point in National Park), Appalachian Trail, Laurel Falls, Abraham Falls, Ramsey Cascades or Rocky Top. Call 865-429-1511 for details and pricing.