Facility Rentals

Imagine . . .

. . . gathering your family to celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas in an authentic log cabin, warmed by a crackling fire in the open hearth.

. . . celebrating your child’s birthday meal or simply cake and ice cream around a handmade wooden table in a real 19th century cabin!

. . . holding your wedding in a historic AME church, on a cabin porch or on a grassy knoll in the heart of Tuckaleechee Cove.

Use your imagination and come to the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center for your next special event!

  • 500-seat outdoor covered amphitheater with stage and state-of-the-art sound system (Private Events Only)
  • All facilities in the main building are air conditioned and fully accessible
  • Six acres dotted with historic structures offering unique settings for your event.
  • Motorcoach-friendly driveway
  • Lodges, rental cabins and restaurants nearby
  • Referrals available for catering, tent and table rentals, music, and other special services
  • Historic programs or tours available, tailored to your group
  • Set in the scenic foothills, of peaceful Townsend, Tennessee
  • Located 3/4 of a mile from the west entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • 9 miles from Cades Cove – the Crown Jewel of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • 15 miles from Pigeon Forge shopping
  • 24 miles from Gatlinburg attractions.

Our Director of Operations, Logan Hull, can help plan your special event or work with your own event planner. Event ideas range from a luncheon with a museum tour, birthday and anniversary parties, weddings, workshops, meetings, and much more.

Call 865.448.0044 for more information.

All leasing/rentals are private events only, (no outside tickets or public marketing may be used with our name or location) and that they are at the discretion of management.

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