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Provided by: Ijams Nature Center
Ijams Nature Center

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO
Upgraded rentals included

Venue details

Style:

Park/Garden, Vintage, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 150 guests

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920

Description:

Celebrate your special day at Ijams Nature Center where lush green foliage and subtle sounds of nature will provide an intimate, enchanting backdrop for your ceremony. Centrally located five minutes from downtown Knoxville, this 300+ acre wildlife sanctuary and green space is one of Knoxville’s greatest treasures. Choose to have your wedding or event at the historic home site, and enjoy the floor to ceiling views of forests, flowers and sky. The beautifully rustic arbors provide a natural framework for the bride and groom and may be decorated to suit your particular style. Wedding ceremonies are conducted at the Ijams Home Site where the legacy of the Ijams Family started in 1910. This is the only section of the property specifically designated for wedding day events. Enjoy use of the meadow, covered pavilion, tent pad and terraced gardens for the perfect setting to complement this joyous occasion. Gather your loved ones at Ijams Nature Center and celebrate your union in nature.

Additional details

Service Options

Venue notes

The rental fees start at $3000 for a 4 hour package up to $4500 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $275/hr. A refundable security deposit of half the total fee is required. Please note, rental fees include usage of all 6 spaces in venue. A ceremony-only option is also available.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Ceremony arch

- Tables and chairs provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Security

- Day-of coordinator

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Beer and wine only

- Venue must approve all decorations

- Wheelchair access limited

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:00PM

- $250 permit fee required for serving alcohol

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Ceremony arch

- Tables and chairs provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Security

- Day-of coordinator

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Beer and wine only

- Venue must approve all decorations

- Wheelchair access limited

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 10:00PM

- $250 permit fee required for serving alcohol

Links

Ijams Nature Center

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO
Upgraded rentals included

STARTING AT $3,422 FOR 50 GUESTS

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