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Gallaher Bend specializes in elopements and intimate weddings for 50 guests or less. Week days and select weekends are available, and we also offer overnight accommodations.

We reserve wedding dates on a first deposit received basis, and availability can change on a daily basis. Prices subject to change.

Elopements



$450
Bride & groom only

$750
Up to 10 guests

Elopement packages are available during the week and select weekends throughout the year. 

Exclusive 3 hours of access to the property the day of your wedding.

Your choice of ceremony and reception locations on our property including a field, dock, and lawn overlooking the lake with sunset views.

Suites for the bride and groom to get ready in the day of the wedding.

Bamboo wooden chairs for ceremony.

Access to dock and multi-level deck for sunset views.

Bistro lighting on the back lawn.

Use of spacious heated and air conditioned indoor common space.

Weddings



$2,450


Up to 50 guests

Exclusive 9 hours of access to the property the day of your wedding.

Personalized assistance in planning your event (pre-wedding and day-of coordinator).

Your choice of ceremony and reception locations on our property including a field, dock, and lawn overlooking the lake with sunset views.

Bridal suite for the bride and her bridal party the day of the wedding.

Use of spacious heated and air conditioned indoor common space for groom and groomsmen, wedding party and guests.

Guest access to dock and multi-level deck for sunset views.

Bistro lighting on the back lawn.

Reception and cocktail hour around pool and back lawn.

Bamboo wooden chairs for ceremony and reception.

Wooden farmhouse tables for guest dining.

Cocktail tables for reception with navy or ivory linens and sashes.

Tables for food/catering, gifts, guestbook, and cake.

Ivory linens, floor length, for all included tables.

Decor items including white drapery on back lawn, floating candles in the pool, and more.

Indoor restroom facilities for guests.

Ceremony/reception site set-up of chairs and tables and post-wedding take down and clean up.

Complimentary use of our venue for engagement and bridal portraits.

Intimate Weddings



$1,950


Up to 25 guests

Exclusive 9 hours of access to the property the day of your wedding.

Personalized assistance in planning your event (pre-wedding and day-of coordinator).

Your choice of ceremony and reception locations on our property including a field, dock, and lawn overlooking the lake with sunset views.

Bridal suite for the bride and her bridal party the day of the wedding.

Use of spacious heated and air conditioned indoor common space for groom and groomsmen, wedding party and guests.

Guest access to dock and multi-level deck for sunset views.

Bistro lighting on the back lawn.

Reception and cocktail hour around pool and back lawn.

Bamboo wooden chairs for ceremony and reception.

Wooden farmhouse tables for guest dining.

Cocktail tables for reception with navy or ivory linens and sashes.

Tables for food/catering, gifts, guestbook, and cake.

Ivory linens, floor length, for all included tables.

Decor items including white drapery on back lawn, floating candles in the pool, and more.

Indoor restroom facilities for guests.

Ceremony/reception site set-up of chairs and tables and post-wedding take down and clean up.

Complimentary use of our venue for engagement and bridal portraits.

Pricing

Add Ons

Additional hours of facility access on wedding day is $150 per hour.

Book an overnight stay in our newly renovated and comfortable bedroom suites for $150 + tax per night or rent all 3 bedrooms for $400 + tax per night. Perfect for the bride and groom, family members, or the bride and her bridesmaids. Overnight stays include access to the dock with a canoe and paddle board and swimming pool during summer months. The pool is open from mid-April to mid-November.

The Knox Photo Bus is a mobile photo booth inside a 1969 Volkswagen bus. Gallaher Bend clients receive 30% off the Knox Photo Bus rental for your wedding reception.

FAQs

  • What is the maximum number of guests you can accommodate? 50 guests
  • When do the leaves change color in the fall? Usually, around Halloween is the peak of fall colors at Gallaher Bend. However, mother nature may vary depending on the weather.
  • When are the flowers in bloom in the spring? Usually, around the first week of May the flowers are blooming. However, mother nature may vary depending on the weather.
  • What do you do about rain? We recommend renting a clear or white tent that is placed on the back lawn. For 25 guests we recommend a 20’x20′ tent, and for 50 guests we recommend a 20’x40′ tent. The week of your wedding, we monitor the weather forecast and make a decision about renting a tent or not. We can coordinate the tent rental and delivery for you.
  • Do children count towards the guest count? Yes
  • Does the wedding party count towards the guest count? Yes
  • During which months is the pool open? The pool is open from mid-April to mid-November.
  • What lake are you located on? Melton Hill Lake
  • Does the lake level fluctuate or go down in the winter? No, the lake level does not drastically change throughout the year like it does at other lakes such as Douglas Lake.
  • What time is the latest that our reception can end? All weddings and events end by 10 pm.
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