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WindRiver on Tellico Lake is the perfect setting for creating an elegant and beautiful special event. Our community features multiple event options from stunning lakeside and mountain views to luxurious accommodations, venues, and amenities. We offer flexible catering options and professional, turnkey service to help you plan, prepare, and experience the special lakefront event you have envisioned.

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Lakeside Inn & Citico's Restaurant

Citico’s Restaurant is one of Tennessee’s finest, upscale restaurants featuring elegant, reservation only dining offering seasonal menus of bold, creative flavors and the freshest locally-sourced ingredients along with an ever-evolving wine cellar. Citico’s is perfect for hosting seated dinners and parties with sophisticated style. Along with its selection of private spaces, the restaurant, which is located in the Lakeside Inn, a magnificent lakeside estate, features a luxurious downstairs lounge with full bar plus outdoor patios and balconies with views of Tellico Lake and the WindRiver golf course.

Dinners | Special Events

  • Seated Dinner: 100
  • Cocktail Reception: 150
  • Main Dining Room: 40
  • Lounge: 50
  • Cumberland Room: 25
  • Capacity: varies based on usage

Lakeside Lawn

Immediately adjacent to Citico’s Restaurant and the Lakeside Inn is the Lakeside Lawn, a meticulously groomed event space with expansive lake views that are a favorite for cocktail receptions and buffet-style events.

Capacity: 250

Brightwater Park

This six-acre natural park on a peninsula extending into the heart of Tellico Lake offers a spectacular backdrop for any outdoor event from galas and fundraisers, rallies and festivals to corporate retreats, family reunions, fitness challenges and more. The level lawns, mature trees and panoramic, expansive views of the water create an amphitheater-like atmosphere for an unforgettable experience for your guests.

  • Buffet | Capacity: 300+
  • Cocktail Reception | Capacity: 300+

Citico’s Lounge

The Lounge at Citico’s is an elegant and cozy atmosphere, perfect for intimate gatherings. The luxurious downstairs lounge includes a fireplace, full bar, outdoor patios with views of Tellico Lake and access to a private, shoreline fire pit.

Capacity: 50

WindRiver Club

The WindRiver Club offers a range of activities and amenities for just about any member of your group, from private events to corporate retreats. The outdoor complex includes swimming pool, spa, dipping pool, tennis courts, pickle ball courts, basketball court, an event lawn and restroom facilities. It is the perfect location for corporate family outings and team building retreats or family reunions and other special occasions.

  • WindRiver Club Event Lawn | Capacity: 250
  • Dipping Pool Patio | Capacity: 35
  • Entire Pool & Deck | Capacity: 150