The engagement bliss has settled and now it’s time for wedding planning fun. Where to start….save the dates? invitation designs? dress shopping? choosing colors? flowers? wedding venues? Yes, the list of to-dos can seem overwhelming! However, don’t let the stress turn you into a bridezilla…create a list and tackle each task one at a time. Consult a wedding planner and also remember that your wedding party will have your back to help you prepare for the big day.
Whether you’re a local couple planning a wedding in Southwest Virginia or Northeast Tennessee or a couple searching for a charming, small town for a destination wedding, the surrounding Bristol, VA/TN area features several beautiful venues that will set the right tone for your wedding day.
Bristol Train Station–
Located in the heart of downtown Bristol, VA – Bristol, TN it provides a unique wedding venue. If you’re looking for a place with historic charm mixed with elegance and modern amenities, the Bristol Train Station will be perfect for your big day! Plus, what is a better photo opportunity than sharing a kiss from two different states under the iconic Bristol Sign.
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The Olde Farm –
Situated in Bristol, VA The Olde Farm presents great venues for your dream wedding. The Lodge & Pavilion is a popular choice for couples as it offers a separate gated entrance and breathtaking design. Sitting on the hillside the venue has amazing views of the grounds and features plenty of indoor and outdoor space for guests. The Lodge has 16 rooms that would be great, if needed, for providing lodging for the wedding party. The Olde Farm is also home to a second venue, the Party Barn, which offers a more traditional barn wedding venue.
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Steele Creek Park –
Saying “I do” by the lake at Steele Creek Park! It is a top pick for an intimate wedding. The beautiful scenery makes it the ideal location for couples who enjoy the great outdoors. The lodge, which overlooks the lake, allows enough space for the bridal party to get ready and for the wedding reception. The park is conveniently located in the city of Bristol, TN but the views will make you feel like you’re miles from town.
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The Barns at Chip Ridge –
Located in the quaint town of Abingdon, VA, The Barns at Chip Ridge is on a fourth generation cattle farm. This makes it the ideal venue for a charming, country wedding. The amazing Clinch Mountain views from the top of the rolling hills make an excellent backdrop for outdoor weddings. The Southwest Virginia wedding venue offers bridal and groom’s suites for ease of wedding prep on the big day. With stunning views and nice landscaping features, this could be the charming venue to complete your dream wedding.
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Middle Fork Barn –
Are you looking for a wedding venue with a beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains? This is your location for a wedding with simplistic, rustic charm. The well-built hemlock barn is sure to impress and has plenty of room for your guests to have a good time at the reception. Nestled in Meadowview, VA this venue is perfect for your dream wedding in Southwest Virginia.
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The Lodge at Crooked River –
Situated in Hiltons, VA along the Holston River this venue presents a one a kind location for your wedding. The venue features two renovated buildings from the 1800’s that provide added character and charm to your big day. The venue is located at the foot of the Clinch Mountains along the Crooked Road Trail (between Bristol and Kingsport, TN). The unique features and breathtaking scenery of this wedding venue in Southwest Virginia will help make your wedding just as you imagined.
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Hope this list of top wedding venues around Bristol, VA-TN helps you find the perfect spot for your big day in Southwest Virginia or Northeast Tennessee. Congratulations & Happy Planning!
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