wedding space with rows of silver chairs, two floral arrangements, and a large crystal chandelier

Party like it’s 1929 at The Read House Hotel

Soaring ballroom ceilings. Glistening Waterford crystal chandeliers. Extravagant menus and white-gloved waiters. Weddings at The Read House feature the pomp and circumstance of an extravagant Gatsby-era soiree. Make yours an affair to remember.

Lavish Wedding Spaces

Couples can take their pick of 12 elegant event spaces, from a spectacular ballroom with floor-to-ceiling mirrors to an open-air terrace overlooking Chattanooga’s West Village. Let us bring your dream wedding to life.

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Popular Venues


Silver Ballroom

A show-stopping ballroom accommodating up to 400 people, the Silver Room’s stunning baroque detail and floor-to-ceiling mirrors make it easy to envision gents in black ties and ladies in ball gowns swirling on the polished floor.

Space: 3,811ft2
Capacity: 400

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Green Room

Green Room

Emerald green walls, gilded mirrors and brilliant chandeliers make up The Green Room. The breathtaking space accommodates up to 200 guests, it’s also a perfect spot to dash off to for a few candid snaps before the reception, if you ask us.

Space: 2,144ft2
Capacity: 200

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Chestnut Room

Chestnut Room

Brimming with details of a bygone era—beaded chandeliers, crown molding and a cozy fireplace in the center of it all, our Chestnut Room hosts up to 60 guests. It’s ideal for intimate weddings and cocktail parties.

Space: 1,388ft2
Capacity: 60

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Centennial Room

If you’re someone who likes to make an entrance, The Centennial Room is for you. The grand stage and adjoining terrace of this meticulously restored venue make for an unforgettable intro. And it sparkles with abundant natural light, too.

Space: 3,256ft2
Capacity: 250

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Floor Plans & Capacity Charts

floor plan diagram of the wedding venue options at the read house hotel
Name Square Feet Size Height Banquet Theatre Reception Classroom
Green Room* 2,144 64’x35′ 11′ 140 200 175 120
Chestnut Room* 1,388 31’x48′ 11′ 60 60 60 50
Courtyard Outdoor Event Space

*Indicates room with columns

floor plan diagram of the wedding venue options at the read house hotel
Name Square Feet Size Height Banquet Theatre Reception Class U-Shape
Silver Ballroom 3,811 36’x109’ 20′ 230 400 400 170
Centennial Room 3,256 61’x55’ 8′ 150 250 200 120
Centennial Pre-function 858 29’x30′ 7′ Pre-function area for Food & Beverage Staging
Centennial Terrace 1,600 40’x40′ Outdoor Event Space
Crutchfield* 930 31’x31′ 8′ 40 50 50 27 24
Gold 827 28’x30′ 9′ 40 70 60 36 33
West 497 16’x34′ 9′ 28 25 30 15 25
East 469 16’x31′ 9′ 28 25 30 15 25
McAdoo Board Room 391 14’x27′ 8′ Conference Room Seats 12

* Indicates room with columns

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Culinary Delights

Everyone knows the most enticing part of any fête is the food. Our culinary team revels in exciting fare, be it next-level seafood or bite-size poppers. Let us create a magical menu for your big day.

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Wedding photographer credit: Daisy Moffatt Photography, Taylor English Photography, Leslie Hollingsworth Photography, Sarah Larae Photography