The Homestead is located 20 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.

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A Venue in the Valley

Our goal is to make your wedding day your dream come true. This southern estate is the perfect setting for an elegant experience or a more casual one. Regardless of your vision, The Homestead is a beautiful choice and our staff is eager to exceed your expectations.

Peacock Hall

Peacock Hall

Start your day at Peacock Hall, our Italiante farm home. Our charming bridal suite includes a full catering kitchen, multiple rooms for getting ready, and a large gathering hall with beautiful natural lighting for pictures.

Ceremony at Lake Angela

Courtyard

The most common location for your ceremony is the courtyard or the green space across from The Homestead with Lake Angela as your backdrop. Our handcrafted arbor can be decorated however you choose and is the perfect setting for your vows.

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Celebration Barn

Our 150 year-old hand-pegged Celebration Barn is the ideal canvas to create the reception of your dreams. Decorate with drapes and lighting for a more elegant feel, or keep it simple for something more rustic.

Making Things Easy

We pride ourselves on creating a memorable experience for couples as they plan their wedding day. On top of providing a beautiful venue, we have generated a list of recommended vendors for all areas of wedding planning. From catering to florists, we have worked with the best in the business and are happy to give you the information you need to find the vendors that will make your dreams a reality. And if you are looking for a coordinator to help relieve some of the weight of planning every detail, we have some suggestions!

If the wedding planning process seems too overwhelming and you would prefer to simplify it, our curated wedding package could be the solution! Our team has worked hard to create a package that narrows down the number of choices that have to be made, while still providing enough variety to create a wedding that is unique to you.

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Bride and Groom at The Homestead

Meet Our Team

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Rachel Bourdon

Wedding Director

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Lindsey Dunham

Director of Operations

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Angie Tatum

Director of Guest Services

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Mackenzie Steele

Marketing Director

Schedule a tour to experience the charm of our Southern Estate.