The Ringgold Wedding Chapel is located in the heart of the wedding capital of the south, Ringgold, GA. This historic chapel has been the choice of venue for thousands of couples from all over the world. Whether you are a walk-in couple or planning the wedding of your dreams, their professional staff is ready to help you.
The Ringgold Wedding Chapel began as an Episcopal Methodist church in 1845. The church was destroyed in the Civil War by fire as Sherman marched towards Atlanta. The church was rebuilt though with a mere $600. In 1987 Helen Boyd opened the chapel to brides and grooms and began to join couples together as one. Teresa James purchased the business in 2008 and transformed the old church into a first class wedding chapel. Since then, the chapel has served not only the southeast, but happy couples from all over the world.
Ringgold, GA acquired the name, wedding capital of the south, due to the simple process of obtaining a marriage license and being married all in the same day at a convenient location. The Ringgold Wedding Chapel is located directly across the street from the Catoosa County Courthouse. Only one piece of identification is required from a bride and groom and the marriage license costs $65 in cash. Judges in other counties often are not able to schedule weddings right away. In Ringgold though the probate and magistrate judges are willing to marry couples as they show up.
The Ringgold Wedding Chapel has married couples from all walks of life including celebrities such as: Dolly Parton and Carl, Don Everly of the Everly Brothers, Tammy Wynette and George Jones, Bob Harvey of the Jefferson Airplane, and Rick Townsend from the New York Giants and San Francisco 49’ers.
This historic chapel was nominated for the Chattanooga Times Free Press: Best of the Best in Wedding Venue in 2011 and won in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Teresa and her staff work hard to ensure that couples have a unique and special wedding day. Visit Ringgold Wedding Chapel’s profile today to see more about this historic and unique wedding venue.
Couples looking for a traditional wedding in a typical chapel need only travel down South amid gorgeous mountains to the red-bricked Historic Ringgold Wedding Chapel
Dating back to the 1800s and beginning as an Episcopal Methodist church, the wedding chapel was opened in 1987 by Helen Boyd for future couples to view wedding decor. Soon after, ceremonies were performed at the historic site. Teresa James opened the chapel in 2008 and the building has since served brides and grooms from across the nation.
The venue is located in Ringgold, GA considered to be the wedding capital of the South. It sits at the foot of the Great Smokey Mountains and has hosted celebrities including Tammy Wynette and George Jones. The rolling southern hills and tall, white columns of the chapel add a perfect touch of charm to any wedding.
The beauty of the chapel is indisputable, but what makes it even more special is the all-inclusive packages. If you need an ordained minister or DJ, James' team offers it! Stuck finding a photographer or cake? That's taken care of too. The packages are completely customizable with various add-ons to create a unique experience for each couple. James and her team work with any budget to provide a beautiful ceremony.
The Ringgold Wedding Chapel is also open to any spur of the moment celebration! Non-appointment weddings are allowed for the bride and groom who can't wait a moment longer to become one.
The chapel is also available for other events and parties, such as meetings, luncheons, anniversary parties and bridal showers, proving to be a place where memories can be made by anyone.
The standard of Southern hospitality comes to life at the Historic Ringgold Wedding Chapel
, a perfect backdrop for all celebrations of love. James and her staff are ready to assist all couples, whether they decide on a last-minute wedding or extravagant day.