A-Z Smoky Mountain Wedding Vendor Checklist
A-Z Smoky Mountain Wedding Vendor Checklist

Let’s start planning your beautiful wedding in the Smoky Mountains! While this wedding planner is written specifically for couples getting married at Honeysuckle Hills, all couples getting married in the Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg Smoky Mountains can benefit.  Written...

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How a Winter Wedding in the Smoky Mountains Warms the Heart
How a Winter Wedding in the Smoky Mountains Warms the Heart

Winter, for some couples, is the season of choice for a wedding.  The thoughts of snow, early morning frost, or a roaring fire in a cabin is romantic.  Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg puts on an amazing show of lights in December through March for Winterfest, adding even...

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Ten Fun Facts about the Honeysuckle Hills Wedding Venue
Ten Fun Facts about the Honeysuckle Hills Wedding Venue

Our wedding venue makes memories every day.  If you're craving a more meaningful wedding experience and want to be a part of something special, you'll enjoy reading these fun stories and facts about Honeysuckle Hills in the mountains of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. ...

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How to Choose the Best Elopement Wedding Package
How to Choose the Best Elopement Wedding Package

Deciding to elope to the mountains of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg is the best decision you'll ever make.   This article is specifically for couples who have chosen the Honeysuckle Hills farm in Pigeon Forge, TN, but are unsure which all-inclusive elopement package is...

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The Ultimate Smoky Mountain Wedding Planner

Are you planning a wedding in the mountains of Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg?  As a Smoky Mountain native, literally born and raised here, I can offer tons of advice.  I began my career as a professional photographer in 1999, and established my own wedding venue,...

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Where to Elope in Tennessee for Romance
Where to Elope in Tennessee for Romance

  If you’re considering a destination wedding with a more intimate feel, you’re not alone.  More and more people are choosing smaller, more private ceremonies over weddings with hundreds of guests.  Whether you choose a dreamy, couples only adventure or bring the...

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Pigeon Forge Pet Friendly Wedding Checklist

If you love your pets, when searching for a wedding venue the number one deciding factor may be whether they will allow your babies to come with you. It’s much easier these days to find pet friendly lodging, but what about a place to get married? Your fur baby sure...

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Wedding Dates for Peak Leaf Color in the Smokies

The first weekend in November is an often over-looked wedding date, because most people think the leaf color peaks in October in the Smoky Mountains. The leaves are just beginning to look good during the last week of October, however. It’s that first week and weekend...

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Son Officiates His Parent’s Vow Renewal

Levi never hesitated to say, “Daddy, you may now kiss Mommy!” This precious little country boy officiated his parent’s tenth wedding vow renewal on October 25th at Honeysuckle Hills this fall. After their celebration of commitment beneath our willow tree a...

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Destination Tennessee Wedding (Mountain Style)

The first thing to decide when getting married is where. When you want to run away from the pressure of an insanely large wedding at home, Gatlinburg, TN is an excellent choice! I’ve heard some couples tell me their wedding would have been close to 300 if they hadn’t...

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Wedding Photography… It’s Not Just for Wedding Day!

So, what if you had to get married in your home town but you really had your heart set on a wedding in the mountains of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg? Or, what if it’s your wedding anniversary and you’re searching for a unique way to have more wedding pictures done?...

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Mountain View Wedding Adventures

There’s a brand new way to elope at Honeysuckle Hills, perfect for couples who want a mountain view. We know that one of the main reasons couples come to the Smoky Mountains is to experience the scenery and romance that God painted over our land. For over twelve years...

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Giving Gifts at Your Wedding

I’ve noticed a strong trend of gift-giving at weddings. I’ve also noticed that the wedding favors are becoming things that people will actually use, and not lose or throw away later. Mollie chose chapstick with custom labels for her early fall wedding. I don’t know...

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If You’re Getting Married, Make it an Adventure!

Tracy and Robert planned their wedding for a long time, and they knew they didn’t want it to be ordinary. Tracy didn’t pick an ordinary dress, a plain ring, or even a traditional wedding experience. She decided they’d load up four of their girls and head to the Smoky...

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Signed, Sealed, and Recorded in the Bible

Zach and Ayla’s names are forever written in the cover of their family Bible. This long-standing tradition was practiced by my own family, and I still cherish my great-grandmother’s written words in a book that barely stays together now. (It wasn’t a Bible that sat on...

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Eloping with Family to the Smoky Mountains

By far, elopements are my favorite kind of wedding. To me, it strains it all down to the commitment, the love, and the sharing. But sometimes elopements aren’t just two people in love, they are a small, tight, family unit in love. Sarah and Wayne brought the support...

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The Cowboy Gentleman and his Sweetheart Bride

Where do cowboys marry their sweethearts? In the country, of course! Karen and Jared chose the countryside in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, at a little red barn called Honeysuckle Hills. It took a long time for them to find each other, but once together they knew life...

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