Weddings & Receptions

Begin your life together in the beauty and serenity of Johnston Woods.  The lush four hundred acre property is located just twenty minutes north of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and right outside of Cleveland, Tennessee.  The property is a prime venue for your wedding, reception, or even rehearsal dinner.  With hundreds of wooded acres, multiple ponds, pavilion, and renowned wood beam constructed Hurt Lodge, you are bound to find the perfect setting for your perfect day. 


Food and Catering

At Johnston Woods you are welcome to use our in house catering for convenient, cost effective options, or for $50 you can bring in the caterer of your choice.  Please remember, Johnston Woods is an alcohol free venue.



We hope you fully utilize the many benefits your rental presents, so you are welcome to come and enjoy your event as early as 9 AM the day your reservation begins and stay as late at 11:30 PM the day your reservation ends.  Any removal of decorations or cleaning must be completed by 12 o’clock midnight the last night of your rental.


Hurt Lodge

                Enjoy the entire Hurt Lodge, it's surrounding area, and pond for your big day.  In addition to a rehearsal dinner, wedding, and reception, you may want to enjoy some of our on site activities with your wedding group.

Two Day Wedding Weekend

  • Friday and Saturday: $2,300

           One Day Wedding (available January - April)

  • Friday, Saturday, or Sunday* - $1,250
    *Sunday available after 10:30 am 

Outdoor Weddings available by request.


                Enjoy the Pavilion either with your Hurt Lodge reservation or independently.

Daily Rental

  • All Days: $400


For events looking to utilize the beautiful Hurt Lodge, the following outline is a guide for comfortable occupancy:

Indoor Pinewood Dining Room Only:

  • Full Table Seating: 150
  • Combination Seated / Standing : 175

Indoor Pinewood Dining Room  & Outdoor Deck:

  • Full Table Seating: 225
  • Combination Seated / Standing : 250

Indoor tables and chairs provided by the venue seat 125