Meet Our Team

At the Smokey Mountain Wedding and Party Barn we are so proud of our beautiful venue and the work that so many have done to make our venue one of the most beautiful in the Smoky Mountain Area.  However, it is our team that makes this beautiful venue become much more.  When you reserve your special day with us, this team jumps into action to be sure that your dreams are reached and your day is above expectations.  We look forward to meeting you.

dsc_0186DJ JEFF.…. DJ Jeff is sure to make your event memorable When it comes to entertaining your guests & having a good time, You will for sure want DJ Jeff to be a part of your event. From the start of picking out your music, to all of the final details, DJ Jeff will walk you thru the process to select just the right music for you.DJ Jeff is interactive on the dance floor with the guests teaching them all the dance steps & having fun.  He can also include some of his own unique things such as The Anniversary Dance, The Shoe Game, & the most recent”Mannequin Challenge” which has proven to be a hit for all ages.DJ Jeff provides dance lightning for your event which is a really cool feature for your barn dancing experience. DJ Jeff comes to us with 14 years of experience from Walt Disney World. We are super excited to have DJ Jeff as our EXCLUSIVE DJ.

Scott White: Lead Pyro Tech

dsc_0200Scott is married to Alicia, our Director/Planner.
Scott is our licensed & trained Pyro Technician Firework Shooter.
No event is complete without a customized show.  No other
venue offers professional, customized fireworks shows. Scott
is known for his one of a kind fireworks shows at the Whynot Motor Sports Park in Meridian, MS for all of their special events.   Scott has recently presented a show for a Diamond Rio Concert. When having your event with us, be sure to include a fireworks package. Scott & DJ Jeff will select just the right music for your customized show.   Your guests will be amazed.



Charlene Hedrick: Assistant Wedding Planner

dsc_0194Charlene is Alicia’s right hand assistant.  Charlene is passionate about all the final details of your special day. From the decorations,  centerpieces,  assisting the bride, & always there to
answer any questions guests may have, Charlene goes above & beyond to help make your day the most memorable.   Charlene & Alicia spend hours & hours at the venue , creating new ideas for photos &  decorations  & Charlene loves PINTEREST projects. Be assured that with Charlene on our team, nothing will go unnoticed.




Alicia White:  Director/ Wedding Planner
Alicia is the director/owner of the Smokey Mountain Wedding & Party Barn She has been in the wedding business for over 20years.  Alicia’s vision for your day begins with the first initial phone conversation or the meet & greet venue tour.  Alicia strives to make sure that all the details are covered, even the smallest details that most people don’t think about in the planning process. Alicia answers all the emails, phone calls, & gives all venue tours. When booking your event with us, Alicia is responsible for the booking of all vendors, & keeping the events on point.  Alicia has carefully chosen exclusive vendors to work with to make your dayextra special. Alicia is very involved in organizations such as The Wears Valley Area Chamber of Commerce, The Smokey Mountain Wedding Association & Bridal Shows such as The Pink Bride,& is always wanting to increase in  the knowledge of the wedding business .  Alicia, together with Charlene make an awesome team for your special day or event. Our goal is to take your stress awayin the planning process.

Bobby & Linda Hughes:  Founder/ Owner
dsc_0177Mr & Mrs Hughes are by far the most creative & talented people around.   Mr Hughes built our beautiful venue from the ground up using his own design & ideas.  All of  the antique farm equipment
around the property that we use for photo oops, Mr Hughes purchased himself & has so graciously developed some of the most unique places for photos.   Mr & Mrs Hughes do all of the landscaping for
Our venue as well as maintaining the grounds & caring for the farm animals.   When Mr Hughes builds something, you know its gonna be unique.  Mr & Mrs Hughes are part of Alicia’s family, however here at
the Smokey Mountain Wedding & Party Barn We are all family & we want you to feel welcome.