Can you get married in Cades Cove?

Can you get married in Cades Cove?

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Cades Cove is such a popular destination, many couples wonder, can they get married in Cades Cove?  The answer is yes!  Those who desire the historic church in Cades Cove can arrange by applying for the permit at least 14 days in advance with the $50 application fee, and by staying within the Park Guidelines, you can marry in Cades Cove. For those who want to marry in the type of setting Cades Cove and the beautiful Smoky Mountains brings, Sampson’s Hollow is an excellent choice.  We can create your Once Upon a Time Wedding, whether you choose an Elopement Package or one of our Wedding Packages, at the foot of the Cades Cove area, at our century farm located next to famed Blackberry Farm. When marrying in Cades Cove, you need to be sure your Wedding Planner and Photographer are also licensed to perform services in the National Park.  Sampson’s Hollow brings to you the finest of wedding planners with every opportunity to create your fairy tale experience as you say your vows. View our Wedding Packages Here. Learn about our Elopement Packages Here....

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Choose Wedding Packages or Intimate Elopement Packages at the Farm at Sampson’s Hollow

Choose Wedding Packages or Intimate Elopement Packages at the Farm at Sampson’s Hollow

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Everyday we celebrate the history of Sampson’s Hollow and the romance that has been embedded in the soul of the farm with each vow exchange, each special couple, each cool family we serve.  Sampson’s Hollow is a wonderful family wedding location with kids and dancing and parties and folks sitting around the fire, or it is also a awesomely romantic elopement getaway for two.   Stay on the farm if you like in our romantic farm cabin and know the joy of the Smokies fresh farm air and romance, history and culture. We offer wedding packages to suit all kinds of weddings! Tapestry Dreams, Once Upon a Time Wedding Package, Daydreamin’ Wedding Package are some of our popular choices by couples. Are you considering eloping?  We love to host elopements!  Visit our Elopement website: http://www.elopetothesmokymountains.com for specific details. See our Elopement packages:  Dragonfly Dreams, Holly Berry Dreams, Evergreen Dreams, Wildflower Dream. At Sampson’s Hollow we offer Christian Ceremonies, Family Weddings, Creative and Custom Ideas crafted to your Once Upon a...

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Tapestry Dreams

Tapestry Dreams

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Tapestry Dreams For the DIY (do it yourself) Bride Description of packages/plans: Choice of sites including pergola, footbridge or Sarah’s Glen (wooded area). If raining, ceremony can be moved to front porch or inside of barn Property for up to 100 guests This package is created for the do-it-yourself bride who just wants the basics with the option of customizing other services offered by Sampson’s Hollow. It is not required that the guest use our in-house catering for their event. This package does not include food, photography or flowers. The package will include the following: • Choice of locations for ceremony and reception (Backup plan: can be held inside barn or on covered front porch in the event of inclimate weather) • Guest count (including bridal party and vendors) not to exceed 100. Additional guests are $15.00 per person. • Six hours on property, choose time between 1:00 and 10:00 (includes time needed for decorating, clearing and cleaning). Additional hours may be purchased. • Minister or officiate for the wedding ceremony. Guest may still, if they choose, use their own minister. Our minister must be a witness and sign the marriage certificate. • Up to 125 basic white fan back chairs. If additional chairs are needed, the guest will be responsible for moving from ceremony site to reception site or renting additional chairs. • Up to 15 round tables to be used for guest seating and cake table. Each table will seat up to 8 guests • Use of three rectangle tables (6 ft.) to be used for food service and/ beverage table. • Staff management will be on property to assist but will not coordinate event. • Assisted parking staff • Assisted transportation to ceremony site in staff-driven golf carts (2) • Use of kitchen with paid damage deposit on file. • Friday and Saturday (Peak months) $2500.00 • Saturdays (High-peak months of May and October) $3000.00 • Friday and Saturday (Non-peak months) $2100.00 • Sunday (Any month) $1800.00 • Monday through Thursday (Any month) $1500.00 Peak months are April, June, July, September and November.  High peak months are May and October. Tennessee sales tax of 9.25% to be added to package total. Sampson’s Hollow provides these options or services which can be added to the Tapestry Dreams package at the price listed: • SH Wedding Coordinator $500.00 ( Please ask for list of coordinator responsibilities ) • White garden chairs $2.00 each Upgrade to padded garden chairs $3.50 each • Rectangle or round tables $10.00 each • Fresh greenery and baby’s breath for ceremony arbor $100.00 ( Our staff will decorate arbor if added ) • Burlap drapes or white scarves for ceremony arbor $25.00 ( Our staff will hang them if added ) • Brass/crystal chandelier for ceremony arbor $25.00 ( Our staff will hang if added ) •  (2) Whiskey barrels and antique door for...

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Once Upon a Time Package

Once Upon a Time Package

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This outline is a guide and most any event can be customized based on each individual guest and the needs and preferences of their special day. The capacity for the property is 175. Bonus of services included in the Daydreams and Once Upon A Time package: • Use of The Barn (heated and air-conditioned), Sarah’s Glen, meadows and white pergola, wet-weather spring and footbridge • Chairs set up for both ceremony and reception • Tables to accommodate the number of guests in your selected package. • Plus our signature services including; • Use of crystal chandelier and brass chandelier to decorate the arbor or pergola at the ceremony site • Use of chauffeured golf carts to assist in transporting guests with special needs (such as grandparents) to ceremony site • Assisted transportation for bride and groom and their photographer to various sites on property for photographs • Fresh greenery and baby’s breath on arbor at ceremony site. • Use of two whiskey barrels and antique door for cake or favor display. • Chilled bottle water on ice and hand fans to enhance comfort of guests, provided for the ceremony only. • Assisted/Valet parking (at no additional charge) • Spraying the ceremony location to minimize the presence of flying insects. • Use of bonfire pit privileges, in season (wood and starting log is provided) Once Upon A Time Package: This package is designed for guests who would want to have more time on the property and additional features as part of the package. Total of 12 hours. Based on 100 – 150 guests. • The services of a Sampson’s Hollow approved minister to perform the ceremony. • Three hours on Friday between the hours of 3:30 and 10:00 which can be used for decorating, rehearsal, and time for the rehearsal dinner; • Choose 9 hours on Saturday, between 12:00 and 11:00 for wedding/reception ** • Wedding Coordinator for Friday evening and Saturday • Heavy rose petals for ceremony site; based on availability of colors • Mason jars on fence row • Use of wooden tree rounds as centerpieces for guest tables • Day of wedding/night of wedding in Little Farmhouse Cabin ** • Arrival time in cabin begins with the arrival time for the package** • Sparkler exit for bride and groom Not available for Sunday events Pricing for this package is based on day of week and season of the year. Please contact Janice at sampsonshollow@aol.com or text/call 865.387.1234 Additional guests up to 175 maximum can be added to any plan. This number includes the members of the wedding party and immediate family. Book a Venue Tour...

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Daydreamin’ Package

Daydreamin’ Package

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This outline is a guide and most any event can be customized based on each individual guest and the needs and preferences of their special day. The capacity for the property is 175. Bonus of services included in the Daydreams and Once Upon A Time package: • Use of The Barn (heated and air-conditioned), Sarah’s Glen, meadows and white pergola, wet-weather spring and footbridge • Chairs set up for both ceremony and reception • Tables to accommodate the number of guests in your selected package. • Plus our signature services including; • Use of crystal chandelier and brass chandelier to decorate the arbor or pergola at the ceremony site • Use of chauffeured golf carts to assist in transporting guests with special needs (such as grandparents) to ceremony site • Assisted transportation for bride and groom and their photographer to various sites on property for photographs • Fresh greenery and baby’s breath on arbor at ceremony site. • Use of two whiskey barrels and antique door for cake or favor display. • Chilled bottle water on ice and hand fans to enhance comfort of guests, provided for the ceremony only. • Assisted/Valet parking (at no additional charge) • Spraying the ceremony location to minimize the presence of flying insects. • Use of bonfire pit privileges, in season (wood and starting log is provided) Description of Packages: • Up to 125 guests including bridal party and vendors • The services of a Sampson’s Hollow approved minister to perform the ceremony. • Staff management to assist for one hour of rehearsal and day of wedding. • Includes all basic and signature services described below. • Eight hours on day of event; choose 8 hours between 11:00am and 10:00pm** • Sixty minutes for a walk-through, offered sometime during the week of, or the day of, based on availability (is not guaranteed for day/evening before and cannot be added to day of event) • Use of farmhouse cabin for day/night of wedding Arrival time in cabin begins with the arrival time for the package** These packages do not include catering or photography. Off-Peak = January, February, first two weekends of March, August and December Pricing for this package is based on day of week and season of the year. Please contact Janice at sampsonshollow@aol.com or text/call 865.387.1234 Book a Venue...

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