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Into An Elegant Sewanee Affair

With an elegant setting, outstanding cuisine, and impeccable service, 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 spaces blend contemporary Southern charm and hospitality with an inviting ambience for your romantic event. From engagement parties to the rehearsal dinner and wedding reception, we can accommodate a variety of events ranging from intimate gatherings to grand affairs.

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Destination 
Highlights

  • Located in the rolling hills of Tennessee attop the Cumberland Plateau
  • Short drive from Nashville and Chattanooga
  • Nestled amongst one of the nations most beautiful college campuses
  • Scenic overlooks and sweeping vistas of the Tennessee Valley
  • Over 50 miles of hiking & nature Trails
  • Over 45 miles of cycling and mountain biking trails

Catering

Catering

A wedding dinner at The Sewanee Inn is truly an event. Our dining service is steeped in tradition, evidenced in every event we host. Our menus are carefully crafted by our skilled culinary team thus making sure that your dinner is the perfect end to a most memorable occasion.

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Rooms

Rooms

The Sewanee Inn features 43 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites all boasting luxurious amenities. From Avenue King and Double Queen rooms to Golf View rooms with balconies and Parlor Suites, The Sewanee Inn affords an assortment of room types to accommodate any guest.

Amenities

Amenities

A favorite among guest, The Sewanee Inn offers an elegant atmosphere for scratch-made cocktails and Southern comfort food, just steps from The University of the South, Appalachian trails and a 9-hole course.

  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Bicycles
  • Eighteen58 Restaurant
  • Shakerag Bar
  • Outdoor Lawn

Venues

Our flexible event space is designed to suit weddings of all sizes, from large-scale celebrations to more intimate gatherings.

Venues

Space Length Width Sq. Ft. CocktaiL
Reception
Seated
Banquet
Theater Classroom Hollow
SQUARE
U Shape Trade Show
(8x10 Booth)
Founders' Hall 70' 49' 3,472 550 220 425 245 100 100 22
Founders’ A 35' 49' 1,736 275 140 215 120 45 45 11
Founders’ B 35' 24' 868 144 70 100 60 24 24 5
Founders’ C 35' 24' 868 144 70 100 60 24 24 5
Founders’ B & C 35' 49' 1,736 200 100 215 90 50 35 11
Cumberland 71' 27' 1,917 150 75 230 - - - 12
Green's View 91' 29' 2,639 430 75 - - - - 16
Lookout Parlor 27' 18' 500 50 24 48 18 12 10 1
Event Lawn 120' 50' - 500 300 - - - - 1

A Look at Your Perfect Day

At The Sewanee Inn, we've taken care of the smallest of details so you can make the most of such an important day. Browse a sample itinerary below and picture yourself creating memories with friends and family that will last a lifetime.

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Check-in & Welcome Reception

3:00 p.m. | Check-in - Sewanee Inn

6:00 p.m. | Welcome Reception - Peachtree Terrace - Sewanee Inn

Rehearsal dinner

Friday Morning Activity Options:

  • Golf - The Course at Sewanee
  • Guided Bridal Veil Falls Hike @11:00 A.M.
  • Bikes Available for Check-Out (Including a tandem bike!)
  • Tennis

Self-Guided Hike on the Perimeter Trails 20 miles of trails. Find the ten best day hikes here!

5:00 p.m. | Rehearsal - All Saints Chapel

7:00 p.m. | Rehearsal Dinner - Cumberland Hall - Sewanee Inn

Wedding

9:00 a.m | Hair and makeup - Superior King Suite - Sewanee Inn

10:00 a.m. | Groom + Groomsmen King’s Pub - The Course at Sewanee

1:00 p.m. | Photographer/Videographer arrives on-site

2:15 p.m. | Bride gets into her wedding dress

2:40 p.m. | Bride and groom first look and photos - Abbo’s Alley

3:30 p.m. | Bridal party and family shots

3:30 p.m. | Shuttles from hotels begin

4:30 p.m. | Wedding party arrives on-site for Ceremony - All Saints Chapel

4:30 p.m. | Ceremony musicians begin to play

5:00 p.m. | Ceremony Begin - All Saints Chapel

6:00 p.m. | Ceremony ends/Shuttle to Sewanee Inn

7:30 p.m. | Dinner 

8:30 p.m. | Band begin

9:30 p.m. | Cake cutting

10:15 p.m. | Late Night Snack

10:30 p.m. | First shuttle

11:15 p.m. | Send-off

11:30 p.m. | Second shuttle

Brunch

11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. | Send-Off Brunch

Drop by the Sewanee Inn Lookout Parlor on your way out for a quick farewell bite!

Congratulations!

Kindly tell us a little more about you and your wedding day and we will be in touch soon.

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