Weddings

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Weddings at Scarritt Bennett


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A repeat winner of the Toast of Nashville’s “Best Places to Get Married” and The Knot’s “Best of Weddings,” Scarritt Bennett Center’s historic campus is among the most picturesque wedding venues in Music City.

We offer three unique wedding venues on campus, and our on-site catering services make event planning easy with customized gourmet menus and delicious artisan-quality offerings. Whatever form your dream wedding takes, whether you envision a classic, historic, or rustic feel, the venues at Scarritt Bennett Center will bring your dream wedding to life.

You are welcome here.

Scarritt Bennett Center has been welcoming couples to our campus for decades, and we pride ourselves on being an inclusive wedding venue. All couples are welcome here: all backgrounds, all skin tones, all ability levels, all orientations, all gender identities. We are honored you would consider making Scarritt Bennett Center part of your special day.

Need help finding vendors? We know lots of wonderful vendors working in Nashville’s wedding industry. Send us an email at weddings@scarrittbennett.org and we’d be happy to introduce you to our friends.

Two grooms marrying in Wightman Chapel
Photo courtesy of Jonathan Wright photography

Wedding Packages

Couple embracing under stone archway
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At Scarritt Bennett Center, we recognize that this a tricky time for couples to plan a wedding. We want you to have the special day you’ve always dreamed of. In order to accommodate couples who are marrying during the COVID-19 crisis, we are now offering two types of packages: Classic and Intimate. For all weddings, we are using heightened sanitation and safety methods in accordance with CDC guidelines in order to keep you and your loved ones safe.

Classic Packages

Our Classic Wedding Packages allow you to build the custom wedding of your dreams. You choose the venue, the time slot, the flowers, the officiant, etc. Our Classic packages include a 4-hour use of the wedding space plus the ability to get ready on campus in our historic Social Rooms. Classic packages do not come with in-house coordination, but the service can be added separately.

Intimate Packages

Our Intimate Wedding Packages do all the heavy lifting for you. These are for couples who want to keep their ceremony small without losing that “classic” wedding feel. Intimate packages are for three hours, and include our in-house officiant, in-house day of coordinator, floral packages from our partner floral vendor, and more.

Sometimes, less is more.

Looking to elope? Scarritt Bennett Center welcomes couples who want to elope on our campus in our sweet and beloved Skinner Chapel. If you’re looking for a pre-set elopement package, we proudly work with Rich Events. To learn more about what they offer, visit richevents.org.

Want to build a custom wedding or destination wedding in Skinner Chapel? We’re happy to help. Send us an email at weddings@scarrittbennett.org, and we’ll talk through all of your options in this space.

wedding ceremony in Skinner Chapel
Courtesy of Angel Patricia Photo