15308 Shepard Park RoadKnoxville 35469

(205) 345-5767

The Southern Soiree

  • Take the most important walk of your life underneath chandelier-lit arbors nestled between grand Southern oaks into The Beautiful Bella Chapel
  • Wedding and Reception
  • 150 guests
  • 7 1/2 hours

The Southern Soiree

Wedding and reception up to 150 guests

(additional guests may be added for a fee)

7 ½ hr. Venue use

3 hr. pre-wedding photography

1 hr. prelude and ceremony

3 hr. reception

½ hr. departure


Southern Bella Chapel

Large arched window adorned with lush greenery and flowers

2 Vintage urns with flowers and greenery

2 large iron candelabras with flickering candles draped with fresh greenery and flowers

6 pew markers

4 arched windows with 4 wreathes of lush greenery and candles

Aisled lined with vessels and floating candles

The entrance of the Chapel is decorated with 2 beautiful wreaths

Flowers for guest book

flowers for swing in the pasture

1 hr. rehearsal by appointment

Ceremony director/planner with detailed timeline included

2-hour photoshoot for engagement or bridals with your photographer by appointment

Toast in house with sparkling grape juice for Bride & Groom

Wedding Party Flowers:

Bridal bouquet & toss bouquet

Grooms boutonniere

10 Bridesmaids bouquets

10 Groomsmen boutonnieres

2 Mothers flowers

2 Fathers flowers

2 Grandmothers corsage

2 Grandfathers boutonniere

1 Minister boutonniere

1 ring bearer boutonniere

Flower girls petals


To be held in our Enchanting Barn

2 wreaths of greenery and flowers on barn doors

Main food table arrangement of fresh flowers and 2 iron candelabras with flickering candles

10 English pub tables choice of assorted décor

5 farm tables decorated  with fresh greenery and votives

5 - 60" round tables with linens and wedding chairs

Beverage table arrangement

Decorated frame at Iron swing


5-tier wedding cake frosted with buttercream and trimmed with fresh seasonal blooms

The cake sits on a silver plateau with vintage lighting to enhance the romantic ambiance

3-tier Grooms cake or specialty dessert


Soriee Menu 1

Prime rib carving station with rolls and sauce

Choose 2 hors d'oeuvers

Fresh steamed shrimp with cocktail sauce

Crabmeat Augratin with toast points

Smoked salmon bites with dill sauce and toast points

BLT bites

Stuffed french bread

Choose 1

Cheese display garnished with fresh fruit

Southern pecan cheese ring

Brie with praline sauce in pulled pastry with apple wedges

Spicy cheese ball garnished with fresh fruit and crackers

Choose 2 Vegetables:

Fried red tomatoes

Hot artichoke dip with homemade baguettes

Asparagus wrapped in prosciutto

Cheese or garlic mashed potatoes

Soriee Menu 2

Beef Eye of round with homemade rolls and sauce

Southern House creamy shrimp & grits

Bacon-wrapped green bean bundles

Stuffed new potatoes

Tomato and parmesan crostini

Hot swiss bacon dip with baguettes or hot artichoke and spinach dip

Avocado with prociutto

3-layer cheese torte garnished with fresh fruits and crackers

Southern House sweet tea and water

Additional Amenities:

1 hr. rehearsal by appointment

Ceremony Director/Planner with detailed timeline included

2-hour photoshoot for engagement or bridals with your photographer by appointment

A private meal in the house for Bride & Groom after the ceremony with champagne toast "Sparkling Grape Juice"

Snacks & water in Brides & Grooms room

Bridal lounge & private bathroom

Groom's room in the barn with a TV with sports channels

Antique iron & marble cake table or 2 whiskey barrels & vintage door

Cake cutting with complementary cake boxing

Includes all acrylic plates, cups, cutlery and napkins

Full use of the property for the day of the ceremony

One free dance lesson to choreograph the first dance to your song by a professional dance instructor

Monogrammed tote with wedding date & initials filed with food and cake at departure

5 clean and stocked restrooms for guest

Uniformed parking attendants & Guest greeters

All set up and clean up by SHG staff

Wedding insurance is required by the Bride if alcohol is served (Beer, Wine, Champagne only). NO BEER BOTTLES.

Corkage fee (includes bartender, bar set up, and security)

Damage deposit required (if no damage, deposit is returned within 7 days after the event)

Prices subject to change

Ask about a payment plan

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