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All-inclusive Wedding Packages or DIY?

You’ve said yes to the proposal.  The groom has given you a beautiful engagement ring declaring his intentions and is ready to set the wedding date.  […]

Winter Weddings in the Legendary Great Smoky Mountains

Winter weddings at our outdoor venue in the legendary Great Smoky Mountains.   Have you ever considered the option of having your wedding doing the off-season months […]

Wedding Planning 101: Should I Have A Wedding Coordinator?

A wedding planner or wedding coordinator?  Do I really need one because my aunt’s best friend has directed some weddings at their church and she really […]

Weddings of Faith/Christian Wedding Inspirations

Wedding inspiration and Christian ceremonies. As a bride and groom, you want to incorporate and enhance certain priorities in your wedding.  Let me share just a […]

Weddings at The Storehouse

Allow us to introduce The Storehouse.  The Storehouse represents our central purpose — guiding what we do and how we perform, and that is southern hospitality.  […]

Woodland Weddings in the Great Smoky Mountains

Looking for inspiration? Are you searching for the perfect outdoor wedding venue? Whether you are considering a Twilight-inspired, gothic themed wedding, maybe you are considering a […]

Wedding Traditions, Folklore and the Great Smoky Mountains

Wedding inspirations and how traditions affect today’s marriage celebrations — many are deeply rooted in the mountains of East Tennessee. The influence of Smoky Mountain weddings […]

Rainy Day Weddings

Embrace the rain on your wedding day! Who, in the world, would wish for rain on their wedding day– probably the most important day of your […]

So you want to get married in The Great Smoky Mountains?

Weddings in the Great Smoky Mountains. Just imagine how amazing your wedding photography will be. Are you considering a destination wedding around the number one visited […]

“Who is the Sampson’s Hollow Bride and what will we do for her?”

What does every bride and groom want for their ideal wedding? A perfect day, beautiful venue, lots of amazing photographs, good food, beverage, music and lifetime […]

The Wedding Season of 2020

We believe that each person on this earth can agree that the world is topsy-turvy and nothing is as we anticipated it to be when beginning […]

Places to Eat in Townsend

Discover Honeymoon Dining in Townsend, Tennessee. Being the smaller community that it is, Townsend has more general-purpose dining for visitors than restaurants specifically designed for romantic […]

Ideas For Couples’ Outings After the Wedding

Ideas for Couple’s Outings . After the big wedding day and the big wedding party at night, many of our newly married couples want to know […]

So Many Wedding Settings to Choose From. What is your style?

Express yourself at your wedding.  There is never a better time to create an environment that is suited to your romance and your future.  Maybe the […]

The Rise of the Micro Wedding for 2021 and beyond!

Micro Weddings were becoming popular before large group gatherings were discouraged in 2020, however, now they are an awesome choice for your upcoming wedding and there […]

Sampson’s Hollow… What is old is new again and again…..

Weddings & New Ideas for Smoky Mountain Weddings. Sampson’s Hollow Wedding Packages and Planners are the finest team in the Smoky Mountains. Certainly the times change.  […]

Choosing a Farm Venue in the Smokies

When choosing a venue for your wedding, you will find there are many choices. There are many wedding venues in the area, all of which have […]

Tips for Planning the Perfect Elopement

Couples are choosing to elope and we can see why!  From the couple’s only weddings to the micro wedding, smaller weddings are in. In the past […]

Take a Virtual Tour of Sampson’s Hollow

Even at our century farm we are learning to embrace the technical world more and more. Of course we have a website and a Facebook and […]

Where is the Most Romantic Pigeon Forge Elopement?

One thing we hear over and over is how romantic an elopement is for the couple. With the focus on just the two of you, the […]

Enchanted Wedding Packages & Elopements Pigeon Forge

Enchanted themes are very popular with today’s couples as they choose a wedding setting.  Intimate settings with dramatic natural light and the sights and sounds of […]

Should you begin planning EARLY?

When it comes to selecting a wedding date, the various methods are as unique as the couples selecting the date!  Often the date holds special meaning.  […]

Choose a Farm Wedding Instead

Things are very different in our world with recent events.  The challenges we are facing affects every aspect of people’s lives, including weddings, engagements, special events […]

2021 Wedding Dates to Reserve Now!

Is it too early to be considering a 2021 Wedding Date?  Not at all.  We are currently receiving wedding requests for dates in 2020, 2021 and […]

The Language of Flowers

If you have ever been to Sampson’s Hollow and seen the flowers you know that when we came across the article in the Farmer’s Almanac about […]

Where can we elope near Knoxville and Maryville, Tennessee?

Although Sampson’s Hollow is recognized as a Smoky Mountain Wedding Venue, we are convenient to Knoxville, TN and Maryville, TN and we host many local brides, […]

What Does the Groom Want in His Wedding?

Our planners are often working with the bride and family when planning the wedding, but one popular question is how to work the tastes and likenesses […]

What is a Micro Wedding?

Have you heard the term?  Micro weddings are all the rage and we can see why.  As you review our wedding packages you will see we […]

January & February Cades Cove Weddings

As of this writing, Cades Cove is open for it’s last day until March of 2020.  Couples who are hoping to plan a Cade Cave Wedding […]

Engagement Season is Here! Selecting Dates!

There is something about the holidays that seem to be the season for engagements.  Many proposals happen around a Christmas tree or during a family tradition […]

Cades Cove Elopement Alternative January and February 2020

Have you heard that the tunnel that leads to Cades Cove will undergo renovations in 2020!  This is excellent news for the Smoky Mountains as this […]

30 Days of Grateful – A Story of Sampson’s Hollow

Thirty Days of November. Day 1. Bing Crosby sang a song in a movie called Holiday Inn. The song was called, “Count Your Blessings.” It’s my […]

The Autumn Enchanted Forest

For the bride who has dreamed of being married in the mountains and is enamored with the appeal of Cades Cove, Sarah’s Glen offers a natural […]

The Wedding Planners <3

We are blessed with some of the best, of that I have absolutely no doubt. Our venue has been very busy and we have just finished […]

Should You Marry on a Holiday?

There are so many decisions to make as you begin to plan your wedding and one of the main first decisions is the date of the […]

Awesome Considerations When Choosing a Winter Wedding Date

Considering a winter wedding is a great idea!  There are so many reasons why and how a winter wedding can be so very romantic and cool […]

Most Popular 2020 Wedding Dates

Congratulations on your engagement! Let the planning begin! Requests for wedding dates are often made up to two years in advance, however, often Sampson’s Hollow can […]

Best Farm Wedding Venue in the Smokies

Welcome to the Farm at Sampson’s Hollow! As you begin to search for your perfect wedding location, you will find many wedding venues to choose from.  […]

Winter Elopements in the Smokies

We love Christmas weddings! So many gorgeous textures, ways to do romantic and intimate lighting, lots of options for decor-it’s just a special and lovely month […]

Winter Bride and Groon Only Weddings – Winter Elopements

Sampson’s Hollow is a beautiful location for a Bride and Groom only wedding.  Weekdays provide wonderful times for elopements, smaller weddings, even last minute weddings.  We […]

ABC’s of a perfect Smoky Mountain Wedding

Are you getting ready to plan your dream wedding? Have you fantasized about your storybook wedding?  Now the time is here.  We thought it might be […]

The Bonny Red Barn | Farm & Barn Weddings in the Smokies

One of the major concerns of any bride choosing to do an outdoor wedding venue is “what will we do if there is bad weather?” Our […]

Winter Weddings in the Smoky Mountains

Is it too early to be thinking about winter weddings?  Not at all. While peak wedding season will have passed with incredible beauty of fall foliage […]

A Storybook Wedding and Budget

Good wedding planning means a budget.  Can the planners at Sampson’s Hollow work with your budget?  We absolutely want to work with couples to establish their […]

Autumn and Holiday Wedding Dates

We are Sampson’s Hollow—a 120 acre family farm in Walland, Tennessee. Whether you are planning an elopement for two or more of a family and friends […]

Where Can We Elope in Pigeon Forge?

Sampson’s Hollow is a beautiful wedding venue located near Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  Sampson’s Hollow hosts weddings and elopements year round at their beautiful Century Farm Venue […]

A French Country Ambiance…. Panoramic Views between two Valleys.

Sampson’s Hollow is often considered a rustic venue but we can be as sophisticated as we can be rustic.  Our farm venue can be classic and […]

Birds and Bees & Flowers and Trees

Each year I forget how God’s handiwork touches the farm, with each season that passes, I forget how beautiful each season can be until it arrives.  […]

Whimsical Wedding Settings

Do you have a whimsical soul and long to have a romance in the woods ceremony, perhaps at twilight, and surrounded by tall timbers and the […]

5 Unexpected Ways to Incorporate Color into Your Wedding Day (and 1 to Avoid)

You’ve picked out all your decorations and accessories to coordinate with your wedding colors. Flowers – check, shoes – check, and even your napkins match.  However, […]

The Roots of a Father’s Love

If you have been reading about Sampson’s Hollow, the family that this land has been a part of for now over a hundred years, our love […]

Getting Married in the Smoky Mountains | Summer Wedding at Sampson’s Hollow

June has arrived and the season is filled with weddings at Sampson’s Hollow.  Our flowers are all blooming and the meadows are alive with nature’s many […]

Destination Wedding Smoky Mountains

Does the idea of a destination wedding mean the islands or an exotic country far away? Not always! Most people consider a wedding 100 miles from […]

Honoring Joseph Flinn (Flynn) on Memorial Day.

The patriarch of the family, Joseph Flinn (now spelled Flynn) is buried in the Nashville National Cemetery. The remains of more then 36,069 soldiers are buried […]

Get Married in the Smoky Mountains | Magical Weddings at the Farm

Do you have visions of a romantic wedding in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Planning a wedding in the woods can make for an enchanting […]

Reviews of Sampson’s Hollow

We are so grateful for every couple we are allowed to serve. It is very satisfying when we see reviews that are favorable, knowing their dream […]

Why do you need a wedding coordinator?

A wedding coordinator is one of the most important threads needed to complete each beautiful phase of the wedding day. Seriously. She or he provides services […]

Why Couples Choose Farm Wedding Settings

Farm Wedding settings have continued to grow in popularity over the years. Whether you come from the city of the country or somewhere in between the […]

Dream Weddings in the Smoky Mountains

Brides all around the world dream of getting married in the romantic Smoky Mountains.  The Smokies and their blue mist, their deep culture and history bring […]

Forest Setting Sarah’s Glen, Enchanted Setting

You’ve dreamed of being married in the mountains and love the appeal of Cades Cove and other National Park settings as you begin to plan your […]

A Blessed Easter it is at Sampson’s Hollow

Matthew 28:5-7 5 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6 He […]

Wedding Floral Ideas from Sampson’s Hollow

Once you know Sampson’s Hollow, you will know how we love flowers.  Our farm is covered with flora and we continue to grow and groom our […]

Why consider a Smoky Mountain Elopement?

As exciting as a wedding is, there are those who prefer to skip some of the “stress” that can be involved in planning a wedding.  Of […]

Wildflower Wedding Settings near Gatlinburg in the Great Smoky Mountains

When it is a wildflower setting you want for your upcoming wedding, look no further than Sampson’s Hollow at the foot of the Cades Cove area […]

March 31st Annual Once Upon a Time Bridal Event

Our annual Bridal Event and Spring Open House will be on March 31 from 2 – 4. Wedding vendors representing some of the best in our […]

Woodland Forest Setting, Sarah’s Glen for the Forest Wedding of your Dreams.

Are you interested in a woodland wedding? Thoughts of an enchanted forest theme with tall lumbering trees providing a canopy of both shade and sweet romance? […]

Why choose a Smoky Mountain Farm Venue like Sampson’s Hollow?

Location Private and secluded. Easy to find while idyllically tucked away from the sounds of traffic and busy highways. All venues are beautiful and have something […]

5 Things to know about Sampson’s Hollow

Thank you Amy Black for this infographic! For more information or to schedule a showing, please contact us through our Contact Us Page or via text. […]

What Ideas Are We Seeing for Summer Weddings?

The planning has begun and our team is so excited at the awesome ideas, the sweet sentiments and the joyful thoughts of the days ahead as […]

Purple is the New Pink and other Wedding Trends

We like to be inspired by others and we keep up with the trend setting that is part of the wedding industry.  Often what is old […]

The South’s most awesome Wedding Packages

What makes Sampson’s Hollow different than other wedding venues in the area?  We feel there are many details that set us apart.  For the marrying couples, […]

Outdoor Farm Weddings | Forest Settings | Awesome Back Up Plans

We are an outdoor venue with a backup plan if less then favorable weather shows up for your wedding day. Our covered front porch features a […]

Farm Weddings & Elopements in Knoxville, TN – Farm Romance – City Romance

So you are considering a Knoxville, Tennessee wedding!  Knoxville is an awesome choice.  We love the variety of appeal for the many couples who find their […]

Holiday Time Winter Elopements in the Smoky Mountains

We love decorating for our couples at the Holiday Season.  The symbols of love appear everywhere, especially in the warm fires that burn and the evergreen […]

Getting Engaged at the Holiday Season

Tis the season for proposals. According to wedding experts, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are the most popular days of the year to pop the question, […]

Smoky Mountain Winter Weddings

Wedding Venues in the Smoky Mountains offer many options for Winter Weddings.  They are equally as beautiful as Spring, Summer and Autumn weddings in our opinion […]

Reserving your 2019 Wedding Date in the Smoky Mountains

Can you believe November is knocking on our doors, and soon 2019 will arrive?  The seasons fly by as the years add on it seems.  With […]

Creating your Destination Wedding, The Wow Factor!

So, you are considering a Destination Wedding? Statics show nearly 45% of couples plan some kind of a destination wedding.  Sampson’s Hollow has had wedding and […]

The Wildflowers

“It is easier to tell a person what life is not, rather than to tell them what it is. A child understands weeds that grow from […]

Ideas for you Gatlinburg Wedding!

Our wedding planners are just awesome.  We understand we might be just a bit “proud” of them, but, we hear it over and over again how […]

Planning an Outdoor Gatlinburg Wedding? Get Married in Gatlinburg, TN!

We are excited to hear that special time has come and you are taking your vows soon. Each love story is special, romance stories of relationships […]

What is your vision of your destination wedding?

As you begin to plan the special occaion, what do you see? Is your wedding away from the crowds in an intimate and beautiful mountain setting? […]

So Many Reasons to Get Married in the Smoky Mountains

With so many destinations to choose from, how do you know what is the best choice?  Of course, only You know the best choice for yourselves […]

Get Married in the Smokies, Run away to the Smoky Mountains to say “I Do!”

So, you are considering a Destination Wedding? Statics show nearly 45% of couples plan some kind of a Destination Wedding. Sampson’s Hollow has had wedding and […]

Choosing a Smoky Mountain Wedding Venue

With so many opportunities for couples these days, how does one decide on the perfect wedding venue for their dream come true wedding? There are many […]

Unique Mountain Farm Weddings in the Smokies

Sampson’s Hollow is a Unique Event Venue in Walland, Tennessee. We are a private and secluded wedding venue in East Tennessee. Easy to find while tucked […]

Elope to the Smoky Mountains

Are you dreaming of a Destination Wedding?  Maybe it is just the two of you and the idea of an elopement is very exciting.  At Sampson’s […]

Whatever it Takes

My thoughts are triggered by a quote I read by Albert Einstein on Twitter. Actually, it wasn’t the one that I was thinking of, but just […]

A Rainy Day Wedding at Sampson’s Hollow

It’s very upsetting for most brides to wake up to what she has most dreaded on her wedding day. Especially if she has chosen an outdoor […]

5 Things No One Ever Tells You About Having an Outdoor Wedding

Maybe you are planning a destination wedding. Maybe you live in one of the most beautiful and scenic areas of the country. Or maybe you just […]

The Extra Mile

We go the extra mile, and we run it for you, too. I don’t know how many times I have heard guests comment on the sheer […]

A Season of Cultivating

When you visit Sampson’s Hollow, we hope that you can feel the deeply rooted love and family, history of growth and change that can’t be removed […]

What Makes Sampson’s Hollow Special?

What makes Sampson’s Hollow unique from other wedding venues?  Location Private and secluded. Easy to find while idyllically tucked away from the sounds of traffic and […]

Beautiful Sarah’s Glen

Isn’t this stunning? This is the center arbor in Sarah’s Glen lavishly dressed out with assorted florals and greenery. Designed by Judy Bledsoe assisted by Krista […]

The Flynn Family Farm

Sampson’s Hollow is located on the Flynn family farm in Walland. It has been owned by generations of the same family since the mid 1800’s. Sampson […]

The Willow Tree

The Willow Tree....... There is such a gracefulness about a willow tree. It’s long, loping branches of greenery dance to the gentle breeze of the wind. […]

Sampson’s Hollow

1335 W. Miller’s Cove Rd.
Walland, Tennessee 37886
Phone: (865) 803-7075 or (865) 387-1234
sampsonshollow@gmail.com

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