Weddings at the woods

Reserve Your Date today!

Begin your life together in the beauty and serenity of Johnston Woods.  our 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 $150 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 12am 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. Cabins may also be rented for anyone in your party.

- peak season (may-Oct)
   Two Day Wedding Weekend: $3,000                      Outdoor ceremony by lake: Additional $500

- Non-Peak Season (Nov-apr)
   two day wedding weekend: $2,500

- One Day Wedding (available December - march)
Friday, Saturday, or Sunday* - $1,250
*Sunday available after 10:30 am 

- Pavilion

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

Daily Rental: $500


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

Indoor Dining Room Only:

  • Full Table Seating: 150

  • Combination Seated / Standing : 175

Indoor Dining Room  & Outdoor Deck:

  • Full Table Seating: 225

  • Combination Seated / Standing : 250

Indoor tables and chairs provided
by the venue Seat 125