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Event Venues Fontana Village

Only in the Smokies

With more than 17,000 sq. ft. of meeting and reception venues, Fontana Village has a picture-perfect backdrop for every type of gathering. Whether you’re envisioning a gathering overlooking the iconic Fontana Dam or an event set within the rustic elegance of one of our flexible indoor spaces, we promise you’ll find a space that’s just right.

Here atFontana

  • A Variety of Lodging & Room Blocks Available
  • Full-Service Catering & Customizable Menus
  • Fun-Filled Activities
  • Flexible Indoor & Outdoor Venues
  • Professional Planning Services
Our Venues

Event Hall

a room with tables and chairs
9,000 Sq. Ft.
Up to 500 Guests

Rustic and charming, the Event Hall is the perfect indoor backdrop for larger meetings and conferences. Flexible for a variety of groups and event types, the layout can be customized for breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, and more.

Dogwood Suite

a room with tables and chairs
1,980 Sq.Ft.
Up to 70 Guests

Ideal for small or medium-sized meetings or events and conveniently located in the Village Center, receptions and seated dinners shine in the Dogwood Suite.

Bear's Den Lounge

a table with white tablecloths and glasses and a bouquet of flowers
576 Sq. Ft.
Up to 35 Guests

Situated in the Main Lodge, this intimate venue offers unparalleled views of the Great Smoky Mountains in a cozy, lounge atmosphere.

The Sundeck

a table set up for a party
Up to 100 Guests

With beautiful vistas and fresh mountain air, the Sundeck is an outdoor venue in North Carolina. Adjacent to the Events Hall and the Dogwood Suite, it’s the perfect outdoor add-on to either of those spaces or as a stand-alone location for your event.

Carolina Room

a table set for a banquet
Up to 150 Guests

Located in the Main Lodge, this charming and rustic space is perfect for larger events, conferences, and receptions, and is our signature indoor event venue.

Blue Ridge Room

a room with red chairs and a brick column
576 Sq. Ft.
Up to 50 Guests

Conveniently located in the lower level of the Main Lodge Building, the Blue Ridge Room is ideal for a movie theater setup, or is great for breakout sessions and guest speakers.

Oak Suite

a room with tables and chairs
1,590 Sq.Ft.
Up to 40 Guests

Located in the Village Center, this casual indoor/outdoor venue features a spacious-screened in front porch. The Oak Suite includes a flat-screen TV, ideal for presentations, slideshows, and other entertainment.

Laurel Brook Fire Pit

a stone wall with a structure in the middle of it
Up to 70 Guests

The Laurel Brook Fire Pit is one of two group fire pit spots, tailored to host gatherings of different sizes. It is perfect for family reunions, corporate retreats, sharing tales from group drives on The Dragon, or enjoying a night under the stars with friends.

Putt Putt Fire Pit

a group of chairs around a fire pit
Up to 40 Guests

Located in the Village Center overlooking the softball field, guests will feel comfortable and at home at this casual rental space. Ask our Sales staff about firewood deliveries and additional rentals.

Capacity Chart

Meetings / Sales Venue Spaces Max # Square Feet Location
Carolina Room 150 2,520 Main Lodge
Bear's Den Lounge 35 576 Main Lodge
Events Hall 500 9,000 Center Village
The Sundeck 100 - Outside/between events hall and grill
The Dogwood Suite 70 1,980 Center Village/Adjacent to grill
Blue Ridge Room 50 576 Main Lodge
Laurel Brook Fire Pit 70 - Outside/Center Village
Putt Putt Fire Pit 40 - Outside/Center Village
Oak Suite 40 1,590 Center Village