Wedding planning seems to get more stressful every year, with trendsters touting new must-haves every reason that up the time and money involved in putting together the perfect celebration. Articles pop up with titles like "Run Your Wedding Like a Small Business" and "Expertly Engaged" that show just how far wedding planning has come from something akin to a private dinner party to something that requires a full range of your professional skills.
If you got engaged this holiday season, or have gotten to the "book the venue" item on your Wedding Planning Checklist, you might be relieved to know there are still all-inclusive venues that can host the entire event, from the rehearsal dinner to the ceremony to the reception, and even your out of town guests.
StoneFort Inn is a rare all-in-one venue that can simplify your wedding planning. Book one, some, or all of your wedding events at the Inn and know that your special day will be brought to life with our full attention to detail. Picture your special day in casual elegance, surrounded by beautiful limestone walls, natural light, and polished Terrazzo floors.
Imagine how relaxed and calm your wedding day will be when all you have to do is walk downstairs from the bridal suite to the beautiful library, Limestone Room, or parlor for the ceremony. Envision taking your wedding photos amidst beautiful antiques, unique décor, and the many beautiful backdrops that surround in the Inn in the heart of downtown Chattanooga.
We can not only host, but cater your rehearsal dinner, welcome reception, and wedding reception. Chef Shelley has several event menus that suit different sized parties and budgets. Instead of the same old chicken or fish and mini quiches that you've had over and over, wow your guests with one of a kind fare that is sure to please. We can accommodate both sit-down dinners and standing receptions for up to 150 guests.
Nearby the Inn are several florist shops, tailors, photography studios, and spas, making it easy and convenient to choose the few local vendors you will need to complete your experience. When not at a wedding event, your guests can ride a rental bike or electric shuttle to enjoy the Tennessee Aquarium, Hunter Museum of Art, Southside Galleries, and other fun Chattanooga-must-see attractions. The beauty of having a wedding right downtown is how easy it is to pack the most fun and togetherness into one amazing wedding weekend.