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Smoky Mountain Wedding Venues

A Timeless Setting

Against the stunning backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains, Fontana’s beautiful indoor and outdoor venues were designed to be as picturesque as their surroundings. With relaxed elegance and rustic charm, this is where your dream wedding comes to life.

For Your Fontana Wedding

  • A Variety of Lodging Types
  • Room Blocks Available
  • Full-Service Catering & Customizable Menus
  • Fun-Filled Activities
  • Flexible Indoor & Outdoor Venues
  • Professional Planning Services
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Dogwood Suite

Up to 70 Guests | 1,980 Sq. Ft.

Ideal for small or medium-sized weddings and conveniently located in the Village Center, receptions and seated dinners shine in the Dogwood Suite.

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Bear’s Den Lounge

Up to 40 Guests | 576 Sq. Ft.

This intimate Smoky Mountain wedding venue offers spectacular mountain vistas in a cozy atmosphere.

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The Sundeck

Up to 100 Guests

The Sundeck is an outdoor venue for welcome receptions, cocktail hours, and even ceremonies. Adjacent to the Events Hall and the Dogwood Suite, it’s an ideal outdoor add-on to either of those spaces.

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Fontana Dam Pavilion & Overlook

Up to 250 Guests

With breathtaking views of Fontana Lake and Fontana Dam, this is our most popular outdoor ceremony location.

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Carolina Room

Up to 100 Guests | 2,520 Sq. Ft.

Located in the Main Lodge, this charming and rustic space is perfect for larger weddings and receptions.

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Events Hall

Up to 400 Guests | 9,000 Sq. Ft.

This venue boasts an expansive open floor plan, allowing you to customize the layout to perfectly suit your ceremony and reception. Whether you envision a classic, formal setup with round tables surrounding a central dance floor or a more modern, casual arrangement with lounge areas for guests to mingle, our space can accommodate your unique vision.

Venue Capacities

Wedding Venue Spaces Max # Sq.Ft. Location
Fontana Dam Overlook 100 - Outside/2 miles from Main Lodge
Fontana Dam Pavilion
250 - Outside/2 miles from Main Lodge
Carolina Room 100 2520 Main Lodge
Bear's Den Lounge 40 576 Main Lodge
Events Hall 400 9,000 Center Village
The Sundeck 100 - Outside/Between Events Hall & Grill
The Dogwood Suite 70 1980 Center Village/Adjacent to Grill