Frequently Asked Questions

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please call (865) 414-3884 or email us at info@thevenueatgreenbrierestate.com

Are there dressing rooms?

We offer a beautiful bridal suite with plenty of space for the brides & her bridal party.  We also offer a grooms suite, & additional suite for members of the bridal party, both with attached bathrooms.

What is your occupancy?

The Venue at Greenbrier Estate can comfortably accommodate up to 300 people, with a patio space for easy flow, inside and out.

Will there be other events on my special day?

We hold only one event at a time – so you’re the VIP.  No inconvenient scheduling restrictions.  You will have a 12 hour time slot for your convenience.

Can I have both my ceremony and reception?

Yes, you are welcome to!  The Venue is yours for 12 hours.  What you do while you are here is your choice!  So come on over, get ready, get married, snap some fantastic pictures, dine amongst those you love, and celebrate the night away!

Do you require a wedding planner?

Yes, to ensure your day is smooth and stress free, we require, at a minimum, a day of planner.

How does alcohol work?

You are permitted to bring your own alcohol, but we require an ABC licensed bartender.

Do you allow glassware for the bar?

For the safety of your guests, we do not allow glassware for the bar.

Do you offer overnight accommodations?

Yes!  We have 2 luxury 14 bedroom cabins, located on Greenbrier Estate, an additional 14 bedroom cabins 3 miles away, as well as smaller cabins nearby.

What happens if the weather is bad on my wedding day?

In most cases, it is a very simple transition – we just move inside.  The Venue at Greenbrier Estate is spacious and beautiful enough to have wonderful events indoors.  The only instance that weather would cause additional concern is the event of severe weather conditions. We strongly recommend Event Cancellation Insurance.

What does set-up entail?

We provide tables & chairs.  Your bridal planner will be responsible for set-up on the day of your special event.

When can our rental company drop off and pick up?

On the day of your event, within the allotted 12 hour time period of your choice.

Do you require event insurance?

Yes, we do require our guests to purchase event insurance.  Event insurance protects you from liability during your event, as a result of bodily injury, personal injury, or property damage. 

Are outside snacks & trays permitted?

Yes, you are welcome to bring food and beverages for breakfast and lunch.  Event meals however, must be provided by a licensed, approved caterer.

Can I have a slideshow?

Yes you can, just have your images on a flash drive.  We strongly recommend testing your slideshow prior to your wedding week to confirm it is saved in the correct format and is working properly.

How do I reserve my date?

To reserve your special date, a signed contract with a 50% non-refundable deposit is required.  The balance is due 60 days prior to the event date.

Do you provide tables & chairs?

Absolutely!

Do you allow smoking?

There is a designated outdoor area for smoking and vaping.  Smoking and vaping is not allowed anywhere inside the venue

What is your vendor policy?

All vendors must be insured and approved by The Venue at Greenbrier Estate.

Do you have a catering kitchen?

Yes, we have a full catering kitchen which includes a commercial size refrigerator, commercial ice machine, stainless steel prep tables, & 2 commercial heat boxes for your caterers use.  Our catering kitchen also has a separate service entry.

Is the venue heated & air conditioned?

Yes, the entire venue is climate controlled.

What does clean-up entail?

At the end of your event, we simply ask that you remove personal belongings that you have brought in, and any rental items. There will be no overnight storage for next day pickup.   The venue is professionally cleaned & sanitized after every event.