Our six wedding venues in Tennessee sit on 430 private acres

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Welcome to Sandy Creek Farms – a Gorgeous Destination Wedding Venue in Northwest Tennessee

Here’s what you’ll love:

  • 430 private acres: Pine Forests, Island, Lake, Greenhouse, Gardens, Landscaping, and Outdoor Sculptures
  • Private island ceremony spot: stone pavilion, underwater lighting, a bridge, and a fountain
  • Six houses for lodging for VIP guests (pet-friendly)
  • 10 miles of hiking trails
  • Six indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception areas
  • Expansive bridal suit and grooms quarters
  • Gym, Laundry, Kitchen, Watercraft Rentals
  • Most unique photo opportunities in KY & Tennessee
  • Fishing, ATV riding, kayaking, and more outdoor activities

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You’ll love our breathtaking private island – the most unique ceremony location in Tennessee.

Sandy Creek Farms sits on 430 private acres in northern Tennessee, near Paris TN. We have a 20-acre private lake and an Island wedding venue, unique among Tennessee wedding venues. Picture yourself crossing a starlit bridge across our lake to our flagstone pavilion to say I do among your loved ones.

We have six ceremony locations to choose from.

Our ceremony options include the Pines, the private Island, Greenhouse, and three other gorgeous options. We also offer overnight lodging because most of our wedding couples and guests are traveling from out of town or state.

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Endless Photo Opportunities and Beauty

Wedding couples love that they can take photos all around our 430-acre property. We also have a Greenhouse, gardens, statues, fountains, and other gorgeous features to create unique wedding photos.

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Want to know more about Sandy Creek Farms?

Are we fur-baby friendly? Do we allow fireworks? Yes and yes! Want to know more? We’ve answered our top FAQs on this page – check it out!

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We have several wedding packages ranging in pricing and inclusions.

Do you want a wedding with all the bells and whistles or would you prefer a DIY style? Maybe you’re seeking a smaller wedding. We have a package that will fit you whatever your style and needs. Click here to view our top 3 packages.

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Want to take a virtual tour at home?

We know it’s a commitment to drive out and take a tour in person! Click here to take a virtual tour! You can view our private island and other spots. You can also check out our gallery to get more inspo :)

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Are you ready to see Sandy Creek Farms in person?

We would LOVE to meet you! If you’d like to get in touch, click here to contact us or to schedule a tour.

Keep scrolling to read more about Sandy Creek Farms!

Have your ceremony on our island and reception at the Pavilion or the Stables

Our island is a great fresh air outdoor space wedding venue and many of our couples choice for their wedding ceremony because it is such a unique setting.

If you love an open space floor plan with lots of natural light, you’ll love the Pavilion. Suppose your idea of a perfect wedding venue for your reception is the sophisticated rustic ambiance, remodeled horse stable with hardwood floors and exposed beams. In that case, you’ll love the Stables, our multilevel reception barn. Meander around to mingle with your indoor and outdoor guests. Even if you don’t hire a wedding planner to help with your wedding planning, you’ll still have an on-site wedding coordinator to help you with your wedding. Our complex host’s insured vendors and has a caterer’s kitchen.

The Perfect All-Around Venue in TN

What sets our breathtaking venues apart

1. Location

If you’re from Nashville, you don’t have to drive to East Tennessee or the Great Smoky Mountains to find a gorgeous destination wedding and event venue. We have all the amenities in the beautiful countryside, whether you want a more contemporary setting or a rustic laidback vibe.

2. Uniqueness

There are plenty of gorgeous downtown Nashville wedding venues, and other wedding venues in Tennessee, but none have over 430 private acres, a lake and island vista, rolling hills, outdoor fun, and botanical gardens for you to enjoy.

3. Flexibility

Have the ultimate wedding experience. You can do more than a rehearsal dinner here! Host a brunch with your bridal party while the groomsmen fish or ride ATVs. If you hire a wedding planner, you can come up with a gorgeous wedding weekend on our property.

Our wedding venue provides a blank canvas for you to decorate and style to your desire.

We take care of all the setup and clean-up on your big day. We’re here to make your wedding day less stressful and more memorable.

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Here’s the other issue with Tennessee weddings in popular tourist destinations such as Knoxville wedding venues and wedding venues in Middle TN

The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most popular wedding destinations. But the truth is, this location is often entirely crowded during the wedding season.

That takes a bit away from the allure of escaping to the mountains and enjoying nature.

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Hotel rooms skyrocket for your guests during peak season, and the highway gets very congested.

Crowds of people will flock to all the nearby attractions, taking away from the secluded allure that you deserve for your event.

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Sandy Creek is a Tennessee wedding venue located in west Tennessee in Springville, TN.

Design your dream wedding here at any of our wedding venues in Tennessee.

Our Tennessee wedding venues offer over six ceremony and reception locations and overnight accommodations on 430+ acres. It gives you the dream space to create and inspire your dream wedding day.

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We have several indoor venues, several reception space options, an event barn (The Stables), and even include all-inclusive packages. We host large weddings, small events, and are a picture-perfect setting with no shortage of outdoor option choices.

We’re only a short drive from the County Music Capital.

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Our wedding venues/Tennessee is a short drive from Nashville TN, and Memphis TN.

Many wedding couples pick us as their perfect venue because it’s not too far away from their home and where their guests live, but just far away enough to give you the feeling of having a peaceful getaway.

When they find our venue, they typically take a virtual tour before driving here.

If you’re coming from the outskirts of Nashville or downtown Nashville, you can make your venue tour at Sandy Creek an easy day trip. Most couples take a virtual tour before committing to the in-person tour.

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A chance to create beautiful memories.

Our venue is on 430 beautiful acres, with endless opportunities to create beautiful memories and give you and your guests space to roam and explore. Want to hike with your bridal party or ride ATVs? Have a catered rehearsal dinner? We can make it all happen here. We also can host your bridal showers and rehearsal dinner.

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We have plenty of unique outdoor Tennessee wedding venues and indoor space options, from our private Island to pine forests and furnished loft in the Stables. Our packages range from DIY to all the bells and whistles.

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1. How to narrow down venues: catering options.

Do you want a venue that will provide your food, or are you planning on using catering or an outside vendor? Consider what style your wedding is and what vibe you want to help you pick your catering style.

And how much do you want to spend on the catering?

Do you want to go with pre-set catering choices at a venue or have the option to customize your menu? The first option is more convenient, but the second option is more personal and unique.

Some venues in TN charge you for off-site catering…or even the light bill.

Even worse, some venues don’t have an onsite prep kitchen, so you’ll have to fork out hundreds or thousands extra to keep your food at the right temperature at your venue.

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P.S. Sandy Creek lets you choose your vendors, including catering, has an onsite kitchen, and we don’t have hidden fees or unwanted surprises! When you plan or work with a wedding planner at Sandy Creek, you can work with any licensed and insured caterer to bring your culinary dreams to life.

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2. How to narrow down venues: budget.

How much can you spend on the event venue? There is a wide range of prices and options available, so ask yourself what’s most important to you when deciding this. You’ll spend most of your budget on your venue and catering, and most couples have no idea what they should pay or how to compare Tennessee wedding venues.

Make sure you know the total cost upfront before you sign any contract or paperwork.

The last thing you want is a venue that charges a low rental fee but makes all their money selling alcohol to your guests.

Guess what? We have all of our pricing upfront – no secrets! Take a look here: https://sandycreekfarms.com/investment-destination-wedding-tennessee/.

We even have an elopement package if you want something more affordable.

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Our advice? Compare all the Tennessee venues you’re looking at and what they offer.

If one offers something the other doesn’t or you have a question about hidden fees, contracts, or more, ask them. If they are shy to answer or don’t have a definitive answer, don’t work with that venue! Hiring a wedding planner is also a fantastic way to help you pick your dream venue and know this information upfront cause they’ve already done all the legwork.

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3. How to narrow down venues: guest count.

How many guests will the wedding venue accommodate? Remember, more space means a higher price tag; if your guest list is below that number, it might not be worth paying for an extra room.

What size wedding venue do you need? There are venues for as few as 20 people up to 1000+. What arrangement does your party have – banquet or reception style tables, round tables, high tops?

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Most venues can accommodate a small number of guests. But if you have many guests, you’ll want to start your venue search even earlier than you think you need to.

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5. How to narrow down more wedding venues in TN according to amenities and inclusions you can’t live without.

What’s important to you? Maybe you want a charming wedding venue with a woodland ceremony and a rustic indoor reception – or a country wedding venue that offers a bridal suite and intimate wedding decor items onsite. Perhaps you’re looking for onsite accommodations or a venue that provides activities for your wedding guests. P.S. we offer all of this!

Whatever is most important to you, list those items and use them to vet and narrow your venue search. Knowing what the venue offers is key to having a successful wedding. Some venues loop their amenities and inclusions into their wedding packages to give you a better deal.

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4. How to narrow down your budget: wedding photography wants.

Your wedding photos will be the most important keepsake from your day. Ensure you can capture the photos that make up these memories at your venue by taking a tour or viewing pictures online beforehand.

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Endless photo opportunities at our venue

At our private estate, we have 430 acres with endless photo opportunities for you to choose from. When you pick a Nashville wedding venue, you’re often stuck with the same photos that all your other friends have from their weddings. You want unique wedding photos, right? So be sure to consider this when looking at venues in TN.

Here’s another thought: if you have to have photos at that beautiful barn, historic church, Cumberland River, or bell tower, take your engagement photos there with a wedding photographer!

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5. How to narrow down your Tennessee wedding venues’ search: date and the season.

The time of year and weather will significantly impact your wedding. Your wedding vibe and style will be impacted depending on if you choose a spring, summer, fall, or winter wedding in Tennessee. For example, a Fall wedding in Tennessee offers cooler temperatures and beautiful colors.

The winter will be chilly but offer you plenty of opportunities to have a gorgeous wedding dress and maybe even a fur (or faux fur) bolero that will make for AMAZING photos. We absolutely love when our wedding couples dress their wedding for the season. You won’t get photo opportunities like that in a venue in downtown Nashville!

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There are many great venues to look at, from historic building options to east Tennessee and places that host more weddings than you can count, but whatever you do, make sure you know what the venue will look like on your wedding date!

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6. How to narrow down your search: style and taste.

You must narrow down a few different styles to get the most out of your wedding day.

The style should determine what matters most to you and your partner and what will make for an eventful experience.

And there are many Tennessee wedding venues with various outdoor space options perfect for any celebration!

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Remember, your happiness matters most.

Your big day is one of the most important days of your life. It’s a time to celebrate with those closest to you and create lifelong memories that will last for years.

Good luck in your search!


Many factors go into choosing the perfect venue, but it doesn’t have to be stressful or overwhelming! We hope this blog post has helped provide some guidance on what makes up an ideal location in Tennessee so you can focus more clearly on what matters most – finding happiness.

Create your dream space at Sandy Creek Farms, with endless views for your photo options on our property.

It’s important to ask yourself what matters most and prioritize that.

When you do, the venue search will go much more smoothly. It can be hard to narrow down your choices, especially when there are so many options out there- don’t worry; we’re here to help with a few tips for beautiful wedding venues in TN.

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Narrow down your wedding ceremony venue and search by location.

Consider how close the venue is to where your guests are coming from. Picking a venue in Tennessee can save money on travel and lodging costs! If you’re hosting your event in downtown Nashville, hotels often cost more and have less availability. There’s also traffic and parking to consider – just more variables to your already busy planning!

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You don’t have to search for garden dream weddings near major cities or areas.

Also, if you’re looking for beautiful venues in TN, don’t harp on picking a location near the major cities: Nashville TN (Country Music Capital), Memphis TN, and Knoxville TN.

Consider choosing an event space off the beaten path and away from the crowds with interior and exterior space options.

Believe it or not, there are more venues in rural areas to help you plan your dream event!

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You don’t have to search in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for more TN wedding and event venues.

Many couples search for beautiful TN wedding venues N by looking at these cities and venues in the Great Smoky Mountains but entirely forget about west Tennessee.

Wedding Venues East TN

There are lots of towns in East Tennessee, including one of the most popular, Gatlinburg. This town is perfect for any couple looking to have their wedding in Tennessee. There are many things to do and see while you plan your wedding with your partner. Gatlinburg is one of the most popular places to visit in Tennessee, especially during the summer when you can enjoy all of the nightlife and fun they offer.

The town of Gatlinburg is one you should consider if you are having a destination wedding. They have many different venues to choose from, including the most popular being the cabin in the woods. This is one of the most popular wedding venues in Gatlinburg and it has everything that you could want for your big day.

Clarksville Wedding Venues

Clarksville, TN is a city with a lot to offer for those who are looking for wedding venues. One of the best places to get married is at Sandy Creek Farms.

Wedding Venues in Spring Hill TN

Spring Hill, TN is south of Nashville. It’s more like a suburb. Sandy Creek is north near Paris, TN, but many of our wedding couples come from Nashville and across Tennessee.

Swoon-Worthy Wedding Venues

Our venue options include a private island, several spots in the pine forest, the Stables, the Pavilion, the Sunset Deck, and the Lakeview cabin.

If you absolutely have to have your dream wedding closer to middle Tennessee and across Tennessee, here are some options.

With endless options of Tennessee wedding venues, you’ll want to make sure that your venue is the perfect fit for your Tennessee wedding

The Bell Tower Reception Space

400 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Whitestone Inn in East Tennessee

1200 Paint Rock Rd, Kingston, TN 37763

Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown

623 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219

Tennessee RiverPlace in Chattanooga (Riverside Ceremony Spot)

3104 Scenic Waters Ln, Chattanooga, TN 37419

Cambria Hotel Nashville Downtown

118 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

The Lily Barn

1116 Carrs Creek Rd, Townsend, TN 37882

Knob Creek Meadows Venue

3220 Knob Creek Rd, Gray, TN 37615

Sassy Springs Farm (Sassy Springs Retreat)

300 Marcrom Rd, Morrison, TN 37357

Cheekwood Estate

1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN 37205

The Cordelle

45 Lindsley Ave, Nashville, TN 37210

The Bridge Building

2 Victory Ave #100, Nashville, TN 37213

Cascata Springs

2164 Mooresville Hwy, Lewisburg, TN 37091

Avon Acres

4361 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38122

Zan Guerry Clubhouse

100 Douglas St, Chattanooga, TN 37403

The Bedford

4319 Sidco Dr, Nashville, TN 37204

Music City Center

201 Rep. John Lewis Way S, Nashville, TN 37203

Howe Farms

7600 Runyan Rd, Georgetown, TN 37336

Cherokee Dock

175 Cherokee Dock Rd, Lebanon, TN 37087

Ramble Creek

277 Co Rd 437, Athens, TN 37303

The Venue at Dawes

3349 Dawes Rd, Mobile, AL 36695

Naimoli Estate

6000 Harmony Grove Rd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240

You can check out Here Come’s The Guide for more wedding venue estates, wedding farms, reception spaces, barn venues, and ideas for Chattanooga wedding venues.

There are so many resources online to find wedding venues. It’s getting more and more difficult to stand out from the crowd. But Sandy Creek Farms has done just that, with their new website providing a virtual tour of each of their venues.

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