The Chattanooga Wedding Venue

The Best Chattanooga Wedding Venue

A Signature Chattanooga Wedding Venue

Imagine a wedding celebration that transports you to a more elegant time: a stunning 1920s-era ballroom, sparkling chandeliers, candlelight and a wait-staff ready to serve. It’s all possible at The Read House hotel, where we’ve been crafting dream weddings for nearly a century.

With a variety of distinctive Chattanooga wedding venues perfect for ceremonies, cocktail hours, receptions and rehearsal dinners, The Read House can easily bring your vision to life.


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Chattanooga’s Venue for Weddings & Receptions

The Read House’s Silver Ballroom is an ideal venue for large dinner banquets, complete with ornate silver mouldings and Waterford Crystal chandeliers from 1926. Couples can also book our spacious Centennial Room, and historic Green Room, which are perfect for receptions, ceremonies, cocktail parties and dinners.

Additionally, for brides looking for outdoor wedding venues in Chattanooga, the hotel’s Courtyard and Centenial Terrace offer two distinctive options for open-air or tented wedding and reception related events.

Floor Plans & Capacity Charts

Explore our floor plans and capacity charts to find the perfect space for your wedding in downtown Chattanooga.

Name FT² Size Height Banquet Theater Reception Class U-Shape
Green Room*
360° Tour
2,144 64’ x 35’ 11’ 140 200 175 120
Chestnut Room*
360° Tour
1,388 31’ x 48’ 11’ 60 60 60 50
Courtyard 858 29’ x 30’ 7’ Pre-function Pre-function Pre-function Pre-function Pre-function

Name FT² Size Height Banquet Theater Reception Class U-Shape
Silver Ballroom
360° Tour
3,811 36’ x 109’ 20’ 230 400 400 170
Centennial Room
360° Tour
3,256 61’ x 55’ 8’ 150 250 200 120
Centennial Pre-function 858 29’ x 30’ 7’ Pre-function Pre-function Pre-function Pre-function Pre-function
Centennial Terrace 1,600 40’ x 40’ Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor Outdoor
360° Tour
930 31’ x 31’ 8’ 40 50 50 27 24
360° Tour
827 28’ x 30’ 9’ 40 70 60 36 33
360° Tour
497 16’ x 34’ 9’ 28 25 30 15 25
360° Tour
469 16’ x 31’ 9’ 28 25 30 15 25
McAdoo Board Room
360° Tour
391 14’ x 27’ 8’ 12 12 12 12 12

* Indicates room with columns

Catering Services

We offer a wide variety of catering options that are fully customizable to suit your tastes and budget. We can also arrange a rehearsal dinner or post-wedding brunch.

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Wedding Events at The Read House

Book your wedding at The Read House.

When you book a wedding at The Read House Hotel, our experienced staff and catering team are on-call to provide the finest personalized service for you and your wedding party. The Read House boasts more than a dozen event spaces that come fully equipped with the latest audio-visual technology and support staff, ensuring that every ceremony, wedding reception, or rehersial dinner flows seamlessly.

Chattanooga Weddings

Service Highlights

• Group rates for wedding attendees
• In-house catering and banquet team
• In-house audio-visual equipment
• Gigabit wireless, high-speed Internet
• Convenient downtown location
• 11 miles from Chattanooga’s airport
• Along Chattanooga’s electric trolley route

“From the first second my husband and I walked into the lobby, we knew it was the place we wanted to get married. You’re immediately taken back to a time of elegance and pure beauty. The Silver Ballroom is absolutely breathtaking. Your guests will feel like royalty when they attended your wedding. The entire staff works so hard to make sure your event goes off without a hitch. Professionalism at its finest!”

– Callie Prater


Wedding photography courtesy of Daisy Moffatt Photography


The Read House

107 W MLK Blvd
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Tel: (423) 266-4121