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7 Things to Include in Your Traditional Wedding

Before we talk about weddings, as usual, we at Bluff Mountain Inn would first like to ask how you are doing. We know that everyone is doing their best where this coronavirus pandemic is concerned but, in the meantime, please be aware that you are not alone. We’re here whenever you need us.

Now, the whole quarantine and social distancing might have had you reminiscing and deciding that when it comes to your wedding, you’d like to have a traditional ceremony just for the heck of it. That’s great! Here are some things that you can include on your wedding day to get just that.

  • Suits for The Groom

There are lots of options for grooms now when it comes to weddings. But if you’re trying to go traditional, nothing beats a black tuxedo and tie!

  • Traditional Seating

For a traditional wedding, the bride’s family and friends are expected to be on the left while those of the groom are to be on the right. The grandparents of the groom are also seated before those of the bride. If you’d like this at your event no problem. Just get an usher that will help seat your guests for you.


  • Aisle Runner

An aisle runner that is rolled out for the bride and her attendants to walk down is a great way to go traditional. The usher enlisted above can complete their duties by doing this.

  • Readings

At traditional weddings, one or two readings that are often selected by the officiant, help reflect the religious elements of the ceremony. The couple can also select the readings and they can be done by a close friend or family member.

  • The Receiving Line

Traditionally, the receiving line consisted of both mothers, the newlyweds and the female attendants at the wedding. It was done at the end of the ceremony and guests walked through to begin the wedding reception.

  • Tiered Wedding Cake

For traditional weddings, the cake to go for is a 3-tiered wedding cake. It is timeless and will probably never go out of style.

  • A Grand Departure

During weddings in the days of yore, the couple was the first to leave the reception through a line of guests. The guests armed with petals, rice or other things could then shower the newlyweds as they headed to a car waiting to whisk them away. If you’ll be going traditional, you should add this.

Don’t forget that if you’re looking for a great venue to hold your wedding in Sevierville Tennessee when this is all over, Bluff Mountain Inn is the venue for you. Give us a call today!

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