Located on 25 acres, Kingsport’s Allandale Mansion is a popular spot for weddings, private parties and business functions. Allandale Mansion was given to the City of Kingsport in 1969. Built in 1950 by Ruth and Harvey Brooks, Allandale still houses their fine furnishings. Once a 500 acre farm where Mr. Brooks raised his championship Black Angus cows and blue-ribbon walking horses, Allandale is now an exciting part of Kingsport’s civic and social life. Now, the mansion’s easy access to all points of interest and leisure activities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia makes it a favorite spot for events and entertainment.
- Park Benches
- Picnic Tables
- Rental Features
This special venue was built by the Friends of Allandale and mirrors the architectural style of the mansion. It has an open flat stage with tiered front steps, a dressing room, grass lawn seating, access to electrical hook ups for stage lighting/sound and open lawn seating on a gentle slope. Estimated seating capacity is 1,500 – 2,000.
2 ponds (Fishing license required.)
Allandale Mansion FAQ's
Are linens, silverware, glassware, etc. included with the rental?
No, It is up to the renter to obtain all needed items for the event.
Are the ponds at Allandale stocked?
Are there restrooms at the Brooks’ Pavilion?
Yes. Renters of the Pavilion facility will have access to the Pavilion restrooms.
Does Allandale allow individual / professional catering of events and rentals?
Allandale Mansion does not provide catering services, and facility renters must arrange for their own food and catering supplies.
Does Allandale have a wedding coordinator?
Does Harvey’s Barn have restrooms?
Yes, restrooms are available to facility renters.
Does the Allandale Amphitheater have a sound system?
No, Sound systems and other equipment must be provided by the renter.
Does the Allandale Amphitheater have restroom access?
Does the Allandale Amphitheater have seating?
No, however a limited number of chairs may be rented from Allandale for $1.50/each.
How do you reserve facilities at Allandale Mansion?
Please call (423) 229-9422 to check available dates and reserve.
How many guests will the Brooks’ Pavilion at Allandale hold?
The Pavilion includes 10 picnic tables which will seat approximately 80-100 guests. Additional tables and chairs may be available to rent from Allandale.
The maximum capacity of the Pavilion’s interior is 150-175.
How much time is allotted with a facility rental?
Each rental is for a seven (7) hour time block. Placement of the seven hours is determined by the renter and must be between the hours of 10:30 AM and 11:00 PM. Additional time may be rented in advance for $75.00/hour.
Is a fishing license required to fish at Allandale?
Yes, a standard State of Tennessee Fishing License is required.
Is fishing permitted in the ponds at Allandale Mansion?
Fishing is allowed when other events are not scheduled at Allandale. Call (423) 229-9422 to confirm availability.
There are no restrooms available during general fishing. Please keep the area clean and dispose of all trash.
Is Harvey’s Barn air conditioned?
Is there a fee for photography on the grounds at Allandale?
Yes. Call (423) 229-9422 for information.
ALL photo sessions MUST be scheduled in advance.
Is there a kitchen at the Brooks’ Pavilion?
Is there a kitchen in Harvey’s Barn?
Yes. The Barn has a kitchenette with two refrigerators and a microwave.
Is there a kitchen in the Mansion?
Yes. Mansion renters have access to a full kitchen with a stove, microwave, 2 refrigerators, and a warming oven.
Per the Kingsport Fire Department, no frying of any kind is allowed.
May a rehearsal be held the day before the wedding?
Day before rehearsals are not guaranteed as the needed facility may be rented. Renter should contact Allandale thirty days before event to schedule a one-hour rehearsal slot.
(Facility renters are welcome to book the extra date to guarantee availability the day before at the normal rate.)
May candles be used in Harvey’s Barn?
No, open flames are prohibited in the Bar. However, battery operated candles may be used.
May candles be used in the Brooks’ Pavilion?
No, open flames are prohibited in the Pavilion. Battery operated candles are allowed.
May hay bales and corn shocks be used at Allandale?
No. Per the Kingsport City Fire Marshal, hay bales and corn shocks may not be used in or around the Allandale campus.
May sparklers be used at Allandale Mansion?
No. Sparklers, sky lanterns, fireworks, and other flammable/combustible items are prohibited by the Kingsport Fire Department.
May tents be used at Allandale?
Tents may be used at Allandale and require a Tent Permit to be obtained from the City of Kingsport’s Building Inspector’s office.
What annual events and programs are held at Allandale?
Allandale hosts the following events every year: Fun Fest Trash Barrel Paint In, Fun Fest Open House Tours, Fun Fest Food Truck Rodeo, Fun Fest Pet Dog Show, a concert for Symphony of the Mountains, the August Under The Stars at Allandale concert series, and annual Christmas tours the first Saturday and Sunday in December of each year.
For more information on these events, call (423) 229-9422.
What forms of payment are accepted?
Allandale Mansion accepts cash, personal checks, money orders, cashier’s checks, and most major credit and debit cards. Allandale is unable to accept payment by phone. Appointments are required for in-person payments, and appointments may be scheduled by calling (423) 229-9422.
What is Allandale’s cancellation policy?
Cancellation of a rental must be no less than one hundred and twenty days prior to the original agreed upon date. A written request must be sent to Allandale to initiate the cancellation. It is the renter’s responsibility to ensure cancellations are received in a timely fashion.
What is the capacity at Allandale Mansion?
• Weddings – Allandale can seat 72 for a wedding service in the Living Room.
• Dinners – Allandale can accommodate 48 for a sit down dinner in the Living Room.
• Larger gatherings may use the surrounding grounds and/or tents from a rental supply company.
What is the capacity of Harvey’s Barn?
The Barn includes 17 tables (5’ round) in the hayloft which will seat 8 attendees/table. The maximum capacity in the hayloft is 136. The adjoining picnic area has 20 picnic tables which will seat approximately 120 attendees.
When are tours of Allandale Mansion available?
Tours are available by appointment only. Please call (423) 229-9422 or (423) 229-9359 to schedule a tour.
When may Brooks’ Pavilion and Harvey’s Barn be rented?
These facilities are not heated , and as such may only be rented April – October of each year.
When may I use the picnic tables at Harvey’s Barn?
General use of the picnic area is allowed when other events are not scheduled at Allandale.
Restrooms are available to facility renters only.
Call (423) 229-9422 for availability.