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25+ happily ever after venues in Chattanooga

Check out this list of local spots to host your special event.

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Plan your wedding or next event with these local venues.

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Whether you’re getting a jump start on your holiday party planning or preparing for an upcoming wedding reception or family reunion, check out this list of rentable venues in Chattanooga.

Note: Guest counts and rates are based on estimations and various options available on each venue’s website. Please contact venue owners to inquire about current availability and current pricing.

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Make even the smallest events extravagant at these locations.

Intimate gatherings

Planning a shower, reunion, or other small party? Here are a few of our favorite venues for intimate gatherings (read: fewer than 150 guests) in the Scenic City.

The Southside Loft, 1401 Chestnut St.

  • Rate: $125-$150 per hour
  • Accommodates: 55
  • Key features: Open floor plan with picturesque windows and a large kitchen

Mac Avenue, 1304 McCallie Ave.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodates: 150
  • Key features: Industrial-chic, outdoor patio area, and get-ready rooms

St. Elmo Fire Hall, 4501 St. Elmo Ave.

  • Rate: $650-$2,000+
  • Accommodates: 50 seated, 75 standing
  • Key features: Historical building, large main event space, secluded brick patio, and a commercial kitchen

Slate, 7301 Lee Hwy.

  • Rate: $99-$135 per hour
  • Accommodates: 50
  • Key features: 1,200-sqft modern, industrial space, furniture included, ADA accessible bathrooms, and a VIP room

The 107 Venue, 2255 Center St.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodates: 50-150
  • Key features: Range of inclusive packages and lodging in walking distance — bonus: outdoor ceremony option is coming soon

The Evelyn Center at Crabtree Farms, 1000 E. 30th St.

  • Rate: $750-$9,800+
  • Accommodates: 50-75 (can accommodate 200 outdoors)
  • Key features: 2,500-sqft barn on an operating farm, covered porch, and demonstration kitchen

The Coffey Barn, 2688 Benton Pk. NE., Cleveland

  • Rate: $400-$3,000+
  • Accommodates: 150
  • Key features: Barn with outdoor spaces, on-site dressing areas, and speakers available indoor or outdoor
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Different sizes, different rooms, different events — these venues will take care of it.

Multiple options

The venues in this section truly have it all. From smaller spaces for tight-knit groups to expansive areas fit for a wedding venue. Here are a few spots with more to love around every corner.

Common House, 1517 Mitchell Ave.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodations: Vary by space
  • Rentable spaces: Ruby Hall, Pennybacker Room, garden, and bridal suite + guest rooms

Moxy Chattanooga Downtown, 1220 King St.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodations: Vary by space
  • Rentable spaces: Studio 1, The Railyard, and Media Room

UTC, 615 McCallie Ave.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodates: 50-400
  • Rentable spaces: Danforth Chapel, Patten Chapel, and Shakespeare Garden

Gilman Event Hall, 801 Pine St.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodates: 300
  • Rentable spaces: Salon A, Salon B, and Salon C

The Read House, 107 W. MLK Blvd.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodations: Vary by space
  • Rentable spaces: 12 venues including the Ballroom, Green Room, Chestnut Room, and Centennial Room

Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View Ave.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • Accommodations: Vary by space
  • Rentable spaces: Individual spaces of the Contemporary Wing, including the Grand Foyer Lobby, Auditorium, 24 Hour Terrace, Paley Terrace, River Terrace, and museum galleries (or rent the whole wing)

Weaver’s Room at the Old Woolen Mill, 445 Church St. SE., Cleveland

  • Rate: $100-$2,400 (varies by space)
  • Accommodations: Vary by space
  • Rentable spaces: Weaver’s Room, Loft, Studio Suite, and Café

The Venue at the Bluffs, 3530 GA-136, Trenton

  • Rate: $3,000-$4,500
  • Accommodations: 150
  • Rentable spaces: Greenhouse, Enchanted Garden, Gathering Room, and Gallery

McCoy Farm & Gardens, 1604 Taft Hwy., Signal Mountain

  • Rate: $500-$4,000+ (varies by space)
  • Accommodations: 250
  • Rentable spaces: The house, gardens, front lawn, pavilion, and the Barn & Pinetum
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Make any large gathering feel special in these venues.

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Larger venues

If you’re planning your wedding or a similar large-scale gathering, this is the list for you. With options for hundreds of guests, these are a few Chattanooga spots ideal for wedding venues, class reunions, fundraising events, and more.

Tennessee RiverPlace, 3104 Scenic Waters Ln.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • 135-acre farm
  • Accommodates: 600+
  • Key features: Views of the Tennessee River Gorge, 10,000-sqft main villa, 4,000-sqft patio, and on-site accommodations

Waterhouse Pavilion at Miller Plaza, 850 Market St.

  • Rate: $0-$4,000+
  • 3,600 sqft
  • Accommodates: 200 seated, 300 standing
  • Key features: The pavilion and plaza, various furniture items included, a security guard, and event insurance

The Historic: A Southside Venue, 1601 Rossville Ave.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • 4,800 sqft
  • Accommodates: 200 seated, 250 standing
  • Key features: Historic building, bookable for micro weddings, and a speakeasy-style bar area

Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall, 890 Riverfront Pkwy.

  • Rate: $2,000-$4,000+
  • 5,000 sqft
  • Accommodates: 220 seated, 300 standing
  • Key features: Whiskey distillery, bar service, handicap accessiblilty, and a chance to tour the barrel room

Gardens in the Gorge, 947 Up the Creek Trl.

  • Rate: $5,200-$6,900+
  • 11,000+ sqft
  • Accommodates: 200
  • Key features: 6,000-sqft manor house, formal lawn and gardens, covered patio, on-site overnight accommodations, and packages for smaller weddings

Coker Museum, 1309 Chestnut St.

  • Rate: $1,800+
  • 13,000+ sqft
  • Accommodates: 400
  • Key features: 100 vintage cars, planes, etc., full catering kitchen, and large stage with sound system

Covey Creek Farm, 2855 Cloud Springs Rd., Rossville

  • Rate: $2,000-$10,500+
  • 130-acre farm
  • Accommodates: 175
  • Key features: Various ceremony locations, including the Firepit, Tunnel of Love, and the Dock, bridal + groom’s suites, and wheelchair accessibility

Cedar Hills Farm, 10152 Denali Trl., Soddy Daisy

  • Rate: $2,000-7,000+
  • 20-acre farm
  • Accommodates: 180 seated, 200 standing
  • Key features: 3,500-sqft barn, access to grounds for engagement and bridal portraits, and a scenic view

Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter St.

  • Rate: $2,000-$10,500+
  • 200,000 sqft
  • Accommodates: 8,000
  • Key features: Various spaces, including ballrooms, exhibits, and meeting rooms, accessible, and an eight-bay loading dock

The Redbud, 2314 E 13th St.

  • Rate: Pricing available upon request
  • one-acre lot
  • Accommodates: 200+
  • Key features: Renovated 100-year-old abandoned building, stage, and outdoor space

What did we miss? If you know a venue that’s not on the list, let us know.

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