Sewanee Inn




With an elegant setting, outstanding cuisine, and impeccable service, The Sewanee Inn is the ideal wedding venue for your big day. Located on the campus of The University of the South, The Sewanee Inn event space blends contemporary Southern charm and hospitality with a casually elegant ambience for your romantic event. This coveted destination is conveniently located a short drive from Nashville and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Boasting over 8,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space, The Sewanee Inn can accommodate everything from a grand scale event to an intimate affair in both indoor and outdoor locations. Arched cased galleries, timberframe ballrooms, and manicured lawns offer an abundance of options to create an elegant atmosphere for ceremonies and wedding receptions. The Sewanee Inn is the perfect location to host your friends and family on such a memorable occasion. Enjoy an enchanting evening, captivating catering and timeless memories that will exceed all your expectations.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Hotel/Resort, Golf Course, Ballrooms, Mountain, Outdoor


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 8:00AM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $5,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 24 hours of rental time including set up and clean up time. We also require a $10,000 food and beverage minimum. A non - refundable security deposit of $1,000 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Sewanee Inn is estimated at between $8,998 and $13,599 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
Outdoor music ends at 10:00PM