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Fontana Dam Weddings

Cherished Moments

Etch your love story in the heart of the Smokies. Fontana Village is your full-service event destination, where every wedding is as unique as the two of you. Whether you envision a mountaintop ceremony or lakeside celebration, just let us handle the details of your Fontana Dam wedding—from customized reception menus to fun-filled activities for you and your guests.

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Fontana Dam Pavilion & Overlook

a wedding ceremony outside with a bride and groom standing at the alter
Up to 250 Guests

With breathtaking views of Fontana Lake and the Pavilion, this is our most popular outdoor ceremony and reception site.

Events Hall

round dining tables, with white table cloths, place settings and chairs
Up to 400 Guests | 9,000 Sq. Ft.

Rustic and charming, the Events Hall is the perfect indoor backdrop for larger weddings and receptions.

Dogwood Suite

round dining tables, with white table cloths, place settings and chairs
Up to 70 Guests | 1,980 Sq. Ft.

Ideal for small or medium-sized weddings and conveniently located in the Village Center, receptions and seated dinners shine in the Dogwood Suite.

Bear’s Den Lounge

a long dining table with chairs and table settings
Up to 40 Guests | 576 Sq. Ft.

This intimate venue offers spectacular mountain vistas in a cozy atmosphere.

Carolina Room

tables with with table cloths and table settings
Up to 100 Guests | 2,520 Sq. Ft.

Located in the Main Lodge, this charming and rustic space is perfect for larger weddings and receptions. 

Wildwood Sundeck

tables outside with white table cloths, chairs and place settings
Up to 100 Guests

With beautiful vistas and fresh mountain air, the Wildwood Sundeck is an outdoor venue for welcome receptions, cocktail hours, and even ceremonies. Adjacent to the Events Hall and the Dogwood Suite, it’s an ideal outdoor add-on to either of those spaces.

Say “I Do” at Fontana

  • Room Blocks Available
  • A Variety of Lodging Types
  • Full-Service Catering & Customizable Menus
  • Fun-Filled Activities
  • Flexible Indoor & Outdoor Venues
  • Professional Planning Services

Venue Capacities

F O N T A N A V I L L A G E R E S O R T & M A R I N A
Wedding Venue Spaces Max #  Square Feet Location
Fontana Dam Overlook 100 Outside/2 miles from main resort
Fontana Dam Pavilion 250 Outside/2 miles from main resort
Carolina Room 100 2520 Main Lodge
Bear's Den Lounge 40 576 Main Lodge
Events Hall 400 9,000 Center Village
Wildwood Sundeck 100 Outside / between events hall & grill
The Dogwood Suite 70 1980 Center Village/Adjacent to Grill

Hear It From Fontana Couples

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“I recently had my wedding ceremony at Fontana Dam, followed by a reception at the Sunset Deck of Fontana Village Resort. It was a truly spectacular event and I loved every minute of our celebration. I cannot give enough credit to the team of event staff, bar team, chefs, and most of all the event coordinators!”
Amber A. | TripAdvisor

Absolutely Breathtaking

“Fontana Village was the perfect place to have our wedding. The planning process was made easy with multiple inclusive options including food, alcohol, decorations, and locations. The outdoor Overlook and Pavilion location was absolutely breathtaking for the ceremony. The staff members were very friendly and accommodating. We are looking forward to visiting Fontana Village in the years to come to celebrate our marriage and enjoy the mountains. ”
Jill B. | The Knot

We’ll Treasure It Forever

“My husband and I got married here a few months ago and we are STILL in disbelief of how magical our wedding weekend was at Fontana Village; we could not have ever imagined how perfect it turned out! There are plenty of outdoor activities, pools, putt-putt/games, hiking, the marina, the gorgeous mountains, and not to mention the DELICIOUS food. Our guests are still raving about how incredible their time was; many of which are already planning their trip back! Words can't express how thankful we are that we found Fontana Village. ”
Jessica S. | The Knot

Highly Recommend

“I could not have been happier with my wedding at Fontana Dam. Two years later, our guests still talk about how amazing it was. All of our guests were to be able to stay on the property, and walk to and from their cabins to the rehearsal dinner and reception. The reception hall is quite big, and has a large fireplace. I would highly recommend Fontana Dam for any couple looking for a rustic/woodsy wedding in a beautiful location”
Christina W. | The Knot

You’ll Enjoy Every Second!

“We were so lucky to stumble upon Fontana Village Resort for our wedding venue. This was the perfect mountain weekend and all of our friends and family had such a great time. Every bride says "expect at least one thing to go wrong on your wedding day," but Tabitha honestly made the day flawless. The food was so delicious, the views were perfect, and we will cherish our wedding day forever. ”
Toni S. | The Knot
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