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Riverbend Farms

Tellico Plains, TN View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
88 reviews
Up to 150 guests

About

Up to 150 guests

Riverbend Farms is a waterfront wedding venue located in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, voted the #1 venue in Monroe County 2 years in a row! The facility sits on 20 acres, alongside both the beautiful Tellico River and stunning Smoky Mountains. Owners Jason and Rebecca Dodson have lived on the property for more than 11 years, and after extensive renovation opened it to the public in 2018. They are thrilled to be able to provide such a charming and unique site for couples to host their loved ones. The on-site team has worked hard to think of everything in order to provide you with a smooth and relaxing experience. Surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest, Riverbend Farms gives you the rare opportunity to feel completely whisked away into the romance of farm life.

Facilities and Capacity
At Riverbend Farms, you and your partner are welcome to choose between a riverside or mountain-view ceremony location. The 100-year-old, fully remodeled reception barn features a kitchen, bar, bathrooms, a flat screen TV, a wood-burning stove, and a large porch overlooking the scenic views. There are also overnight accommodations available. The get-ready rooms can be used by the wedding party throughout the celebration both on- and off-site, depending on your preference. The venue can accommodate up to 150 guests. It’s even pet friendly! Parking lot with plenty of space for guests and vendors. We are not proud to offer on-site accommodations in a beautifully custom-designed and decorated cabin!

Services Offered
Riverbend Farms is happy to host a variety of wedding events, including your ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, and engagement party. They even have an elopement package for those who are looking for a smaller celebration. If you desire, an event planner can be provided to help you with all the details. An all-inclusive option is available as well. To ensure that everything goes smoothly, the staff is happy to set up and clean up the event, and lighting/sound is offered. Upon request, proof of liability insurance is available. They can also provide a list of preferred vendors for you to choose from. There are many event items for you to design your dream wedding, including:

  • Custom Arbor and Pergola
  • White Curtains Hung From Pergola and Inside Barn
  • Wooden Slices/Whiskey Barrels/Lanterns
  • Centerpieces
  • Solid Wood Fruitwood Chairs for Reception
  • Dance floor
  • Decor
  • Custom Ceremony Benches
  • Furniture
  • Linens
  • Custom Farmhouse Tables
  • Golf Cart Ride From
  • Farmhouse with Bridal Suite
  • Groom's Cabin

Cuisine
The team at Riverbend Farms offers both bar and catering services. You are welcome to select a cash or limited bar. Bartenders can also serve outside alcohol. A champagne toast can be provided upon request. On the day of the event, the servers can cut outside cake or in-house dessert can be provided. There are many meal options, including:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Family-style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Stations

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,750

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Set Up
Tables
Transportation

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$40

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

150

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Barn
Farm/Ranch
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
Limited Bar
Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
July
August
December

88 Reviews

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Recommended by 98% of couples
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    Kaley Married on 11/20/2021
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    We love Riverbend Farms! The venue has so much to offer, including the beautiful river and a stunning view of the mountains. Not to mention, the owners, Rebecca and Jason, are super kind and caring people!
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    Marysa B. Married on 02/10/2021
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    Riverbend Farms

    Rebecca and Jason were so nice and helpful! They took the time to answer all of our questions and made us feel at ease on wedding day. It was a great experience and a perfect day!
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    Wendy H. Married on 01/23/2021
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    Great Choice!

    The Dodson's were so great about helping with everything! The venue is absolutely stunning as well! Everything about this place was more than we could ask for! From the town, to the ceremony and bridal suite! Our guests couldn't stop talking about how perfect everything was. And having Rebecca as our day of coordinator took so much stress out of it all! She made everything look so amazing and I couldn't have done it without her!!

Awards

  • 88
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Maddie & Lance
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  • Skylar & Sean
    65 photos · 10/31/2020

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1110 Fairview Rd Tellico Plains, TN, 37385
865-388-2607
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