Barn Event Center of the Smokies in Townsend, TN

Nestled on the peaceful side of the Smoky Mountains, a rustic yet refined wedding venue awaits brides and grooms. Getting married in the Smoky Mountains is a dream for most brides. Barn Event Center of the Smokies in Townsend is making those dreams come true.

Classic venues like chapels, banquet halls, and scenic spots in the mountains are favorites for couples planning a wedding in Gatlinburg and surrounding areas. However, barn weddings have emerged as a new favorite among brides. It’s a fun and fresh option for weddings in the Smoky Mountains.

We recently spoke with Andrea Mervin of Barn Event Center of the Smokies, and she shared how the venue provides a wedding experience that exceeds the expectations of couples getting married in the Smoky Mountains.

“Our couples can expect a stress-free wedding of their dreams,” Andrea proudly shared. “Everyone at the barn works hard to make sure everything is the way the couples want.”

The venue is racking up the accolades! The Southern hospitality and level of dedicated service that Andrea spoke of is evident in the venue’s five-star reviews. Feedback like, “The venue is lovely; the people are even better,” solidifies the team’s commitment to its clients. “It was everything I ever dreamed of,” another reviewer shared. Will your review of Barn Event Center of the Smokies be the venue’s next one? 

Getting Married in Townsend, TN

Townsend is a quaint community in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This town is approximately 15 miles from Pigeon Forge, and the drive provides scenic mountain views and a different vantage point than that of well-known areas. Affectionately called the peaceful side of the Smokies, Townsend offers a quiet and less crowded atmosphere when compared to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. For that reason, this tranquil and picturesque town is rising as a top wedding destination.

Weddings at Barn Event Center of the Smokies

Have a barn wedding in the Smoky Mountains!

This enchanting barn wedding venue can host a ceremony and reception, making it a convenient option for couples and guests. Eliminating travel time between the ceremony and reception allows more time to celebrate. We love the thought of staying at one site for the entire day! It reduces stress and makes for a more enjoyable day. The team hosts one wedding at a time, meaning the lucky couple has exclusive use of the property. 

The venue is breathtaking! Barns represent a nostalgic image of the Southern Appalachians. This traditional cantilever barn has all the vibes of yesterday while offering state-of-the-art amenities that brides demand today.

The elegant barn boasts exposed beams and vaulted ceilings, and it is the perfect backdrop for any wedding theme. This venue offers a selection of décor for brides to choose from, saving couples time and money. The collection of centerpieces and other items will suit any wedding theme. 

The barn is surrounded by award-winning gardens and breathtaking views, and the property is gorgeous any time of year. Couples can hold their ceremony inside the barn or outside in the magnificent gardens. The secret garden area is like something out of a fairy tale! Couples can say their vows in front of a water feature and a stone arch. 

View this image gallery and imagine saying your vows and celebrating with your friends and family here. See even more photos and videos on the events center’s social media and follow for updates and inspiration.

Wedding Receptions at Barn Event Center of the Smokies

Barn Event Center of the Smokies

Whether your wedding is small and intimate or large with up to 200 guests, this Smoky Mountain wedding venue has plenty of room to celebrate. After the ceremony, your photographer will have a plethora of backdrops to use while snapping your wedding photos. Then, join your loved ones in a wedding reception under the stars! The gardens and other outdoor features provide an elegant atmosphere for a wedding reception. 

Barn Event Center of the Smokies is a full-service event venue. Features include a built-in stage, dance floor, professional lighting, and more. The event center offers on-site catering services, white china, glassware, designer silver, and linens. Your guests will enjoy the newly designed beverage area and the music pulsating through the PA system. Learn about other amenities here and start planning the most epic celebration for your upcoming nuptials. 

Your Wedding at this Event Venue in Townsend

Getting married in Townsend at the Barn Event Center of the Smokies

Many brides hope to have an outdoor wedding in the Smoky Mountains, but the weather can pose issues on the biggest day of their lives. With indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception areas, this venue can give brides peace of mind as they consider plans for inclement weather.  

Barn Event Center of the Smokies offers customized packages to accommodate each couple’s individual needs. No matter the size, season, or budget of your wedding, contact the barn center team to learn more about what they can offer you. Ask about the best places to stay in Townsend. The team can recommend nearby lodging for you and your guests. Staying on the peaceful side of the Smokies is a luxury you’ll never forget!

From the planning phase to the big day, the team of professionals provides a low-stress experience that results in an unforgettable dream wedding. On the wedding day, the exceptional coordinator will manage the flow of events while the couple and their guests relax and celebrate. Let the team at Barn Event Center of the Smokies do all the work!

This spot is also a beautiful place to hold a bridal shower, engagement party, or any other event. Click here to learn more about hosting your own event at Barn Event Center of the Smokies. 

The Smoky Mountain Wedding Association is pleased to share Barn Event Center of the Smokies with couples as they plan their dream wedding in the Smokies. This business is a trusted member of our organization and is an integral part of the local wedding industry. Visit our website to learn more about weddings in the Smoky Mountains and start planning your dream wedding today!

Authored in Appalachia || Amy Morton


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