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A Chapel in the Woods for your quiet, most romantic Smoky Mountain Wedding...
Weddings at Richmont Inn

imageRichmont Inn's Chapel in the Woods offers the perfect location to host your private intimate wedding. This outdoor pavilion and area comfortably holds 12-16 people, and its beautiful outdoor setting requires no extra decoration. During inclement weather, the wedding may be held in the Great Room of the Chalet. For your convenience, we offer the services of a Christian minister and a photographer upon request. Our concierge can also assist with your floral or other planning needs. The release of 12 white doves can be the perfect ending to the ceremony.

  • Chapel in the Woods – $250.00
  • Preacher and photographer's fees separate (call for pricing)
  • Dove release (call for pricing)

imageAccommodations and Activities

  • With 14 rooms and suites, Richmont Inn can host all your wedding party and out-of-town guests.
  • A variety of entertainment options are located nearby, including golf, horseback riding, fly fishing, tubing, rafting, and hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ask the Innkeeper or Concierge for suggestions - or visit our Plan Your Stay page to plan ahead!

imageOn-Site Catering

  • Our chef can provide professional catering for your rehearsal and reception dinners, designing menus to fit your budget, palate and theme.
  • Wine, beer and champagne available.
  • Our chef can create the perfect wedding cakes for your style, decorating the delicious flavor of cake you choose with any type of frosting and flowers. Prices vary depending on your vision. Cake service and utensils are included in the cost of the cake.
  • Luncheons and dinners may be held in either our quaint, rustic Cove Cafe, or in the elegant formal dining room of the Chalet, depending on the number of guests and mood you want to create. Please inquire about the use of any flower decorations.

*Catering is subject to a 15% service charge, plus applicable taxes.

imageHoneymoons
Enjoy your honeymoon in one of our luxuriously-appointed Chalet suites. All of our new suites include a hydrotherapy spa tub, wet bar, wood burning fireplace, refrigerator, sensory stimulating alcove shower large enough for two, with rain-head sprinklers and body sprays! Relax in the privacy of your own room with one of our special packages offering such luxuries as; in-room massage, gourmet picnic, breakfast in bed, or a rose and chocolates at your bedside... For more information, please visit our packages page.

 

Available Wedding Amenities and Special Touches

  • Non-denominational minister
  • Professional photographer
  • White dove release
  • Concierge for wedding vendor needs
  • On-site catering
  • Custom wedding cakes
  • Rooms available for all your guests
  • Afternoon tea and cookies
  • Candlelight dessert and coffee
  • Full hot breakfast
  • In-room massages
  • Picnics delivered to your room or packed "to go"
  • Gift certificates

Add us to your registry list, and let your guests purchase both specific and general gift certificates that you may use during your honeymoon or anniversaries.

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Wildflowers make a wonderful backdrop to your wedding ... The wildflowers of the Great Smoky Mountains are amazing in their diversity. The Park is home to over 1,500 kinds of different flowering species, and over 300 rare plants.

February: Red Maple trees bloom. Trailing Arbutus may bloom along trail edges. Spicebush blooms.

March:Spring Beauty, Sharp-lobed Hepatica, Bloodroot, Vinca Minor, and several species of Violets. Redbud and Serviceberry trees bloom along Little River Road.

April: Flowering Dogwood trees reach their peak. Woodland wildflowers include Foamflower, Columbine, Fire Pink, Dutchman's Britches, Trout Lilly, White Trillium, Yellow Trillium, Crested Dwarf Iris, White Fringed Phacelia & Wild Geranium.

imageMay:Mountain Laurel is in bloom, Flame Azalea at the lower elevations. Silverbell, Tulip, Umbrella, and Fraser Magnolia trees are in bloom. Woodland wildflowers in bloom include Creeping Phlox, Wake Robin, Snowy Orchids, Yellows Lady's Slipper, Galax and Woodland Bluet.

June: Catawba and Rosebay Rhododendron reach their peaks. Gregory Bald of Cades Cove is ablaze with Flaming Azaleas.

imageJuly: Butterfly Weed, Yellow-Fringed Orchid, Cardinal Flower, Purple-fringed Orchid, and Fly Poison. Rosebay Rhododendron reaches it's peak of bloom at the middle and higher elevations. Sourwood trees bloom.

August: Wildflowers include Joe-Pye-Weed, Turk's Cap Lily, Pink Turtlehead, Heart-Leaved Aster, Nodding Lady's Tresses, Canada Goldenrod, Bee Balm, and Touch-Me-Not. Fruits are ripe on Pin Cherry trees.

September: Wildflowers in bloom include Mountain Gentian, New York Ironweed, and Wide-Leaved Sunflower.

imageOctober: Fall colors reach their peak at the higher elevations in the first half of the month. Lower elevations, during the second half.

November: Oak Trees continue to show good color. Deciduous leaves of Buffalo Nut remain bright green. Many Fall Asters still bloom.

December: Witch-Hazel trees bloom with bright yellow flowers.