Weddings in the ‘Capital of Country’: 8 Top Nashville Barn Venues

Country music may be Nashville’s main claim to fame, but it’s also a great place for country-style weddings. Imagine lush pastures dotted with oak trees and grazing horses… or flower-filled gardens and old-fashioned barns…or a historic mansion with a gracious porch overlooking an expansive lawn… You’ll find all of these charming settings at venues in and around Nashville, and we’ve listed a handful of them that are definitely worth a visit.

Belle Meade Plantation

Location: 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville TN

Style: Traditional plantation 

Fab Feature: An enchanting blend of nostalgia and convenience, Belle Meade Plantation is a historic farm framed in beautiful flowering gardens—complete with an 1853 mansion—all sitting right in the heart of Nashville!

Event Space Highlights: The Boxwood Garden is lovely for ceremonies, with a stone path flanked by white flowers and a choice of mansion or alcove backdrops. The delightful Carriage House is easily customized: its Stable Hall is a warm and inviting spot for dinner and dancing, and the wraparound porch and breezeway can be used for cocktails, additional seating, or food stations. In case of inclement weather, the venue also provides a huge tent with dance floor.  

Notable Amenities: Use of their “Game Lawn” is included in your rental. After your ceremony, invite guests to the lawn where croquet, corn hole, bocce ball, and horseshoes will be set up. They can grab cocktails from the adjacent bar, and let the fun begin!

Catering: Bring your own.

Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Price: $$ • $$$

Evening Porch Reception at Belle Meade Plantation

Cedarwood Weddings

Location: 3831 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville TN

Style: Private estate

Fab Feature: Full of Southern charm, this historic Nashville estate is surrounded by rolling lawns that overlook the countryside.

Event Space Highlights: The extensive list of event spaces includes two open-air pavilions nestled among stone walls and gardens; the Natural Meadow, which can be configured into an outdoor cathedral; and a 30-acre nature preserve that offers photo ops everywhere you look. The stately Yarbrough House provides a romantic backdrop for an outdoor wedding, or an intimate candlelit setting for a ceremony in the parlor.

Wedding Package Perks: Packages offer thoughtful details such as customized invitations, ceremony musicians and a reception DJ, vintage props, dedicated designers, a day-of wedding director, and complete setup and cleanup.

Catering: Select from list.

Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Price: $$ • $$$

Open Air Pavilion at Cedarwood Weddings

Butterfly Hollow Bed and Breakfast

Location: 28 Bussell Lane, Gordonsville TN

Style: Quaint B&B

Fab Feature: This dreamy bed and breakfast sits in a picturesque hollow in the Cumberland Foothills. Its rustic wood buildings are nestled among trees and gardens, and stone walking paths wind through the peaceful property. 

Event Space Highlights: Ceremonies can take place in a sweet hillside gazebo, a historic barn, or your choice of several other pretty spots around the grounds. Follow your vows with an intimate dinner in the open-sided, timber-framed barn. 

Wedding Package Perks: They offer a special package for elopements. Whether it’s just the two of you or you’ve invited a few of your closest loved ones, the staff will arrange a warm, personal experience tailored to your wishes. For a perfect end to the day, be sure to book a room in the cozy farmhouse for your wedding night.

Catering: Bring your own or choose from list.

Accommodations: 3 guest rooms with private baths.

Price: $

Garden Ceremony at Butterfly Hollow Bed and Breakfast

The Wren's Nest

Location: 2281 Thompson Road, Murfreesboro TN

Style: Private barn event venue

Interesting Tidbit: The century-old Maples Barn, which forms the focal point of this unique venue, has been artfully restored to preserve every bit of its nostalgic charm. 

Event Space Highlights: Exchange vows in the woods in a tree-shaded natural clearing where church pews and market lights create a delightful atmosphere. The two-level Barn can easily accommodate both a ceremony and a reception. The upper level is especially gorgeous, with a soaring cathedral ceiling and intricate trusses.

Notable Amenities: Preparation areas ensure everyone has ample space to get ready. The barn includes a dressing room and bath, and the rustic log cabin next door features two porches and a fire pit for relaxing before the festivities begin.

Catering: Bring your own.

Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Barn Ceremony at The Wren's Nest

Spring Haven Mansion

Location: 1 Spring Haven Court, Hendersonville TN

Style: Plantation home and gardens

Interesting Tidbit: This historic structure was built in 1825 by John P. Wagnon, a close friend and personal physician of Andrew Jackson. 

Event Space Highlights: The grand manor gives you a beautiful backdrop for a big, formal wedding with its pre-Civil War architecture and sprawling grounds. Multiple sites across three acres of bright lawns and gardens—including a log cabin and a sparkling creek—make outdoor ceremonies a breeze to arrange.

Wedding Package Perks: Their event packages cover all the details for a fabulous fête, like professional photography services, valet parking, and floral arrangements.

Catering: Provided in-house or choose from list.

Accommodations: On-site cabin for the wedding couple and nearby hotels.

Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Lawn Ceremony at Spring Haven Mansion

Mint Springs Farm

Location: 7730 Nolensville Road, Nolensville TN

Style: Pretty farm-style event venue

Fab Feature: They can accommodate weddings year-round, plus they have a full-time professional staff of both wedding planners and designers.

Event Space Highlights: The hilltop Ceremony Pavilion feels like a romantic, open-air chapel with its whitewashed walls, crystal chandelier, antique church pews, and birds-eye views of trees and the lake below. Their Reception Barn offers a combination country/party ambiance—dine on antique farm tables beneath a 6-foot chandelier, then take to the dance floor, which boasts a killer sound system and specialty lights. Or enjoy the show from the mezzanine.

Notable Amenities: The spacious Bridal Suite has windows overlooking the treetops and a spa-like atmosphere complete with lush robes, styling stations, and a buffet table for your snacking pleasure.

Catering: Provided in-house.

Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Price: $$ • $$$

Ceremony Pavilion at Mint Springs Farm

Terian Farms

Location: 2891 Callis Road, Lebanon TN

Style: Private family-run pony farm

Interesting Tidbit: Before the owners decided to convert the main building into an event venue, it served as home to their beloved Welsh Hunter ponies. These sweet residents now live in the lower barn, and are always game for a cuddle and a photo op!

Event Space Highlights: Rustic, country-chic weddings are lovely in the large stables, or on the back lawn with a view of fields with grazing ponies. The flagstone patio is the perfect place for dancing under the stars or relaxing with a cocktail as the sun sets.

Wedding Package Perks: Packages are truly all-inclusive—everything from catering to styling to planning services is taken care of. 

Catering: Provided in-house.

Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Lawn Ceremony at Terian Farms

The Barn at Sycamore Farms

Location: 4866 Murfreesboro Road, Arrington TN

Style: Custom event facility

Fab Feature: Set on 28 acres in the Tennessee countryside, this venue can accommodate indoor and outdoor celebrations year-round.

Event Space Highlights: The immaculate climate-controlled Main Hall is crisscrossed by cedar beams, lit by crystal chandeliers, and surrounded by open-air verandas overlooking the grounds. An arched stone bridge leads to a picturesque island in the freshwater lake for a gorgeous waterfront ceremony location. The island’s wooden pergola, equipped with lights and speakers, can also be used for a cocktail hour.

Notable Amenities: The spacious Ladies’ Lounge and Gentlemen’s Quarters offer convenient and luxurious preparation areas for the wedding parties, who’ll collectively enjoy the plush seating, makeup stations, flat-screen TVs, poker table, gaming center, and piano bar.

Catering: Bring your own.

Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Price: $$

Main Hall reception at The Barn at Sycamore Farms
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