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The Willow Tree....... There is such a gracefulness about a willow tree. It’s long, loping branches of greenery dance

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 and romantic vow exchange

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 has come true. Please

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 that most guests will

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 romance of the farm

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 a romantic setting that

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 Smoky Mountain wedding.  We

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 is not here; 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 landscapes and wedding settings. 

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 course, we like to

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 of the Smoky Mountains. 

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 area will be available

Outdoor Smoky Mountain Elopement

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? Sarah's Glen is one

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 special to offer. However,

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. There are many things

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 we being the wedding

Bride Gatlinburg Wedding Photo

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 becomes new again and

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, dream-come-trues might be in

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 panoramic view of the

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 way to East Tennessee,

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 that drapes the mantel. 

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, followed by New Year’s

Holiday Time at the Farm

As the Holidays approach we feel grateful hearts swell with the spirit of the season.  The birth of Christ is a sacred event we hold dear at Sampson's Hollow and

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 and Sampson's Hollow hosts

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 Sampson's Hollow being a

Winter Elopments at Sampson’s Hollow in the Smokies

Are you thinking of a last minute winter wedding, vow renewal or elopement in the Great Smoky Mountains? Do you want something beyond a quick ceremony in front of a justice

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 renewal couples from around

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 lack of attention, in

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 incredible they are.  It

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 meant to be are

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? Sampson's Hollow offers a

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 and those who may

Outdoor Smoky Mountain Elopement

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 renewal couples from around

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 questions to consider as

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 away from the sounds

Picturesque Farm Weddings Smoky Mountains

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 Hollow we have the

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 seeing his name and

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 location. Rain. Lots of

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 have a vision in

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 stamina of our wedding

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 from the history of

Sampson's Hollow Wedding Blog

Confessions of a Wedding Venue Owner or Show Me the Pie!

That’s me. I am the owner of a venue. I have to admit there have been times I have wondered to myself, “What was I thinking?” My family and I

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 busy highways. All venues

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 Neeley. Photo 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 planted a red maple

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