nashville_wedding_04Nashville weddings are all the rage, and with the wedding season beginning to ramp up, we thought we’d give some great info to potential brides and grooms in the Middle TN area! Nashville is perfect for both indoor and outdoor receptions and weddings, and there’s a great mix between upscale urban venues, quaint country settings, and just about everything in between. If you’re concerned with dealing with all local vendors and giving the best taste of everything truly Nashville at your wedding… don’t worry!  You really can have it all.

Nashville is a hot spot for weddings, and many salons, photographers, and planners in Nashville have risen to local, regional, and even national acclaim. And Nashville is also a city fortunate enough to even have a once-annual wedding expo for Nashville brides and grooms. But what are the best wedding resources in town? When’s the best time to get married in Nashville?

According to, a famous bridal photographer in the Nashville area, March is one of the 6 most popular months for weddings in Nashville; so since it seems to kick off the bridal season, we thought we’d give some more information for potential brides and grooms looking at Nashville for their location!

  • October 21.0%
  • June 19.6%
  • May 11.9%
  • September 10.5%
  • April 7.7%
  • March 7.0%

One good thing to remember is that the more popular the month for a wedding, the more expensive things are likely to be!

Popular Nashville Wedding Locations

If you’re wanting to get married in Nashville, there are hundreds of amazing potential wedding locations. We’ve highlighted some of the most popular in the list below, but if you like them, remember to book early! Many sell out months in advance. If you want to be more certain to get the wedding location of your dreams, consider having your wedding on an ‘off-day’, such as a weekday, or in a less popular month.

  • Homestead Manor // Wanting a wedding with some country elegance and charm? Consider this amazing and luxurious venue, which recalls grand plantation homes with tree-lined drives.
  • Historic Carnton Plantation // The site of the historic Battle of Franklin, if you love old traditional southern charm and historical significance, this might be the location for you!
  • Country Music Hall of Fame // Not only is this amazing venue in downtown Nashville, but it gives your wedding guests something to do after the ceremony! Super-modern large event space can mingle with Nashville charm: their ballroom has floor to ceiling windows with downtown views and beautiful streamers of fairy lights to help create magical moments.
  • Marathon Village // This space has a handsome industrial look and feel, and is close to downtown and the interstates in a renovated historic industrial loft. Carefully restored and uniquely Nashville, any bride should consider this option!

Nashville Wedding Gown Shops

Whether you’re wanting to find the perfect traditional gown or you’re wanting something uniquely Nashville, these famed Nashville bridal stores can help any bride find the dress. We’ve highlighted some of the most popular options!

Low’s Bridal & Formal // With over 2,500 wedding gowns, this top-rated bridal salon in Nashville has gotten a 4 star rating from nearly 200 satisfied brides in recent memory.

White Dresses // A southern bridal chain, this location has received regional awards for best bridal shop, and ovvers gowns from some of the most sought-after designers in the south.

Maggie Louise // Many designer lines are offered exclusively at Maggie Louise, includine Monique Lhuillier, Amsale, Anne Barge, Rivini, Liancarlo, Hayley Paige, Martina Liana, and more!

Dress Theory // Full of dreamy, fashion forward, and unique wedding dresses. Our collection includes Sarah Seven, Claire Pettibone, Temperley London, Lela Rose, Sarah Janks, Rue de Seine & more!

House Hunting After the Wedding?

It’s common these days for couples to trade out honeymoons for a new home, or for family to gift a downpayment rather than items on a registry! If you’re going to be doing house hunting after the wedding, we’ve selected some of the best homes on the market for new home owners!

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