Cherish every single moment

Gatlinburg Weddings in the Smoky Mountains

by New Beginnings Photography since 2004

So you’ve decided to ditch the big - expensive - stressful wedding and elope in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

Now, you find yourself drowning in the chaos of decisions, details, and logistics.

The stress of budgets, the fear of the unknown, and the desire for perfection are beginning to cloud the joy of planning your special day.

(Remember, this was suppose to be fun?)

Don't worry. You've got this!

With New Beginnings Photography

• Your Smoky Mountain elopement is transformed from a daunting task into a seamless, joy-filled experience.

• You'll find our approach is unique—designed from a photographer's perspective.

• You'll feel the peace of mind that comes from working with a seasoned Gatlinburg wedding specialist who has served more than 5000 couples during the last 20 years.

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Imagine your wedding day...

Feeling confident that your decisions have been informed and intentional. No detail has been left to chance. Allowing you to embrace every emotion, treasure every detail and
cherish every single moment.

"We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We absolutely loved the location, the ceremony and the hospitality we received. Everyone involved went above and beyond and we really appreciate that. Our wedding was perfect and stress free!"

Stop Searching... Start Planning


Create a vision for your Smoky Mountain wedding day. Break it down into who, what, where and when. Then work further into the details.


Think about what's most important to you and what could take a back seat if necessary in order to fulfill your Gatlinburg wedding vision.


Make final decisions and schedule your package. We'll take it from there! Securing your location, obtaining your permit (when required), booking your officiant and photographer as well as providing comprehensive information for the best marriage experience in the Smoky Mountains.


Cherish every single moment of your wedding day!

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Avoid the...

  • Frustration of realizing you've overpaid for a service that has fallen short of your expectations.

  • Feeling of uncertainty that details have been missed.

  • Disappointment when your big day is over, and you feel like you missed it.

Still feeling overwhelmed? Not sure where to start?

Contact us for a no-obligation consultation.
A quick 10 minute phone call will put much of your uncertainty at ease, and we are happy to spend as long as necessary to address all of your concerns. We're here to guide you, answer your questions, and help you make decisions that are best for you, NOT sell you a package. In fact we promise not to even ask for your booking during your initial call.

Amazing locations...

Browse a selection of the most breathtaking locations in the Smoky Mountains, click on the pictures for more details. >>>

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Epic imagery...

Every image displayed on this website showcases real couples captured during real Gatlinburg weddings in the Smokies. All photographs are by Eric Gebhart, the owner and photographer of New Beginnings.

Smoky Mountain Elopement Packages

Convenient packages include...

All your elopement information in one convenient place. Access your contract, photographs, vendor info, and directions straight from an app on your phone. After you've loaded it, you can access it with or without internet access. Elopement Dashboard Details
Comprehensive information on the entire process of getting your Tennessee marriage license. It’s actually probably easier than you think!
Based on your input, we'll schedule (and pay) one of our preferred officiants. You'll get a copy of their typical ceremony outline and their contact info so you can get in touch to customize your ceremony and get to know them a little bit before your big day. Your officiant will also be responsible for filing your Tennessee marriage license with the courthouse after your ceremony.
We'll help you select the perfect Smoky Mountain wedding venue, secure the best available time for your date and pay location fees on your behalf. For elopements taking place inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we will check availability, request a tentative hold, submit an application and obtain a special use permit for you.
You have plenty to think about. So we’re happy to provide up to 6 parking tags which are required by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. One less thing for you to worry about.
Your Gatlinburg elopement concierge is here to help with anything you need while planning your wedding in Tennessee. Just a call, text or email away.
We belong to a strong network of reputable businesses we can refer you to. These are companies with whom we’ve built strong and personal relationships and used for our families events.
All of the imagery on this site is by Eric Gebhart who has specialized in photographing marriages in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee for 20 years. He will be the photographer scheduled for your package. Find out more about him here- Photographer info
Our signature style of in house, professional editing designed to show you at your very best. You won’t receive a bunch of so-so photos with a few wow shots. You'll get an entire gallery of consistently stunning imagery ready within 8 business days of your wedding.
Your images are stored in a password protected gallery for you to access, share, view and download for 6 months. After that they are moved to our secure archive forever. That's right, if you ever lose your photos we can help you recover them.
(Included with all packages accept "Happy Together") Select your favorite images, and we'll take it from there. When your book arrives within 3 weeks, you'll be delighted with the handcrafted quality construction as well as the vibrance of your photos. This is not your typical Shutterfly photo book, see more about deluxe storybook albums here.
You'll receive a link to download your edited, high resolution images within 8 business days. (All packages include unlimited downloads accept for "Happy Together" which includes download of 20 images).

Most Common Questions

How long have you been providing small wedding & elopement packages in the Gatlinburg area?

20 years!!! We've been helping couples just like you plan elopements in Gatlinburg, TN since 2004

Can we have guests at our elopement in the Smoky Mountains?

Yes, you are welcome to have guests at your elopement!

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The number of guests is only limited by the location you select, NOT by the package you choose. If you arrange your own location you can have as many guests as you'd like with any of our packages. Most of the locations we offer are suitable for 20-25 people. But the range is from 10 to 40 guests

Who will be my photographer?

All elopement packages are photographed by award winning photographer Eric Gebhart

Know who will be your photographer before you book your wedding package. Many elopement companies have a high photographer turnover rate. More than likely the imagery you see on other websites were taken by photographers who no longer work for that particular business.

If you're reading this, you probably consider photographs to be the most important part of your wedding. We couldn't agree more! Your elopement package will be photographed by Eric Gebhart. A full time, professional photographer who has specialized in weddings and elopements for more than 20 years and knows the Smoky Mountains like the back of his hand. You'll get epic imagery that evokes emotion for years to come.

What ceremony locations would you recommend to me?

If you let us know the type of location you'd like, we can recommend the best place(s) for you to get married.

Can you help with other services I need?

Yes, we are happy to recommend reputable businesses that can help you.

How can you help keep my wedding details organized?

Keep all of your information in one place with your personalized dashboard app.

Are you licensed to provide services in the Great Smoky Mountians National Park?

Yes, we are specifically licensed to provide wedding, elopement and photography services in the National Park.

You are working with a business who has held a Commercial Use Authorization since the National Park started requiring them over 15 years ago.

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