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The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm

After the excitement of getting engaged, it’s time to dive into wedding planning. During the process, you’ll make many decisions, with one of those being the venue. The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm is a beautiful lakefront wedding and events venue in West Knoxville, Tennessee. The serene location on the banks of Bluegrass Lake would make the perfect spot for your wedding ceremony and reception. This waterfront wedding venue is conveniently located within 25 minutes of Downtown Knoxville. 

The peaceful location and natural surroundings will make for the perfect Knoxville wedding venue for creating unforgettable memories with excellent photo opportunities.

The Venue

Hunter Valley Farm was a family-run show horse farm started in the mid-1980s. It became an event venue in West Knoxville with the addition of the new pavilion in the mid-2000s. The wedding venue is still family-owned and operated, with the staff wanting to make you feel at home during your big day. The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm offers several ceremony and reception destinations to make your wedding special while taking care of all the small details. 

Lakeside Deck

The expansive deck is a popular location for intimate wedding ceremonies. It overlooks Bluegrass Lake for a spectacular backdrop for sharing the first kiss as a married couple. 


Another popular ceremony location is the amphitheater, surrounded by trees. It provides built-in bench seating for 350 people and is a beautiful natural location to get married. 

Beach Area

The sandy beach area is perfect for a small beach wedding ceremony in Northeast Tennessee. It is also a popular location for capturing candid photos along its sparkling white sand beach.

Pavilion’s Front Lawn

The huge front lawn at The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm overlooks Bluegrass Lake. The space is often used for outdoor games for guests to enjoy during cocktail hour and group wedding photo opportunities. 

Pavilion’s Outdoor Patio

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm offers a spacious outdoor patio. This is complete with an outdoor fireplace, casual seating, and a second bar area. The space is perfect for enjoying views or watching the sunset. For smaller groups, it is the ideal area to host an outdoor wedding reception.

Pavilion’s Indoor Space

Hunter Valley Farm offers an indoor cooled open floor space. Unlimited possibilities in this large open space are endless. This area will entertain any group, from weddings to private events or parties. The spacious caterer’s kitchen, dressing areas, and oversized restrooms are further amenities to enhance your guest’s experience.

Photo Spots at The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm

While the above areas offer amazing wedding photo opportunities, the 6.5-acre farm also has great spaces for unique photos on your wedding day. 

The graveled path through the woods behind the amphitheater ceremony location is ideal for enchanting photos of the couple walking hand in hand along a wooded trail. The spacious field, surrounded by a 4-board fence just past the graveled path’s tree line, is a fantastic rustic wedding photo opportunity, offering a backdrop of the tall grass flowing in the breeze. Finally, the landscaped garden at the front of the pavilion is beautiful for photos with blooming flowers, greenery, and stunning hardscaped features. 

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville

The Services

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm’s team provides top-notch services to engaged couples. The staff truly cares about all the details to ensure your wedding is as you envisioned. The Knoxville, Tennessee, wedding venue offers three packages for an experience tailored to your unique needs and desires. Fill out their contact form for additional information about each package and for price quotes for having your wedding at this unique, romantic lakefront venue. 

All-Inclusive Wedding Package

You’ll get access to an event designer, coordinator, and staff with their all-inclusive wedding package. The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm will handle all your wedding setup and teardown. In addition, you’ll have access to the venue’s in-house decor warehouse. This includes custom linens, tables and chairs, designer florals, and exclusive use of the entire over six acres. 

Micro Wedding Package

The micro wedding package from The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm is perfect for intimate weddings. It is an all-inclusive package on a smaller scale. You can choose from multiple ceremony locations and enjoy beautiful styling options that match your wedding dreams. 

Elopement Wedding Package

The elopement package is ideal for couples seeking an intimate wedding setting for up to 30 guests. The package allows for two hours on the property to celebrate your big day. This Includes access to the bride/groom suites and day of coordination. 

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm Wedding Venue

The Location

Knoxville provides beautiful wedding backdrops with breathtaking mountain views and waterways. The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm is an exceptional wedding venue in Knoxville, located only minutes from all downtown amenities yet offering peace and privacy in a natural setting. The West Knoxville location is ideal for in and out-of-town guests, as it’s easily accessed from local hotels, accommodations, and the airport.

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm is a family farm that became the impressive venue in 2008 that couples swoon over today. The 6.5 acres of land are nestled on the shores of Bluegrass Lake. It provides rolling fenced fields, wooded paths, and stunning lake views throughout the grounds. The numerous photo opportunities around the venue make The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm a top choice for many couples to showcase their special wedding moments while embracing the beauty of Northeast Tennessee. 

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm Elopement

Hire Erin Morrison Photography

As a wedding photographer in Knoxville, TN, I love photographing weddings at The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm. The mixture of open fields, woods, deck, and garden area allows various photo opportunities to capture couples’ special days. With a passion for the Tennessee mountains, rolling hills, and lakes, photographing weddings in these spaces makes my heart happy. 

I love utilizing natural light to provide documentary-style wedding photography to engaged Knoxville couples. I’m dedicated to capturing all the special moments of your big day. If you’re looking for a wedding photographer for your ceremony or event, check out my portfolio or peruse my website. I hope you get a feel for my photography style. Feel free to reach out to me if you think I would be the right professional photographer for your wedding day. 


Natural light + honest photographer for all humans.


Knoxville, Tennessee



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