5 Unique Nashville Wedding Venues

Has your venue search begun with a lot of barns and event halls that don’t fit your vision or aesthetic? If you are wanting a venue that is different from all the rest for your wedding, these five unique Nashville wedding venues are your answer. They are each gorgeous and completely unique from one another. From a private island for your ceremony to a restored train station with 65ft ceilings, each of these venues will leave you and your guests speechless.

1. Graystone Quarry

If you are wanting a dreamy venue that is not a barn, Gravestone Quarry is the place for you. There really is no venue like this one. Their #notabarn venue space is completely surrounded by nature with limestone cliff walls and a gorgeous waterfall to make your day memorable. All materials used on the venue are either locally grown or reflect the local environment. Their slide-away glass doors can easily transition your event from an indoor to an outdoor one and state of the art lighting and sound will bring your dream to life. This venue is destined to provide an incredible event with pictures that are absolutely gorgeous.

Graystone Quarry’s Hillside Pavilion is one of the most beautiful places to say I do. Combined with a gorgeous natural backdrop of forest, their glass doors can stay closed with year round central air and heat while still enjoying the stunning views. All three sides of the pavilion can always be opened to enjoy the fresh air during the ceremony. From there, their Gathering Hall is what really sets this venue apart. Gorgeous chandeliers, wood ceilings and a fireplace framed on both sides by a double staircase make a gorgeous backdrop to get the party started.

Long before guests arrive, wedding parties will find themselves surrounded by quality comfort. The venue’s Bridal Suite has been strategically placed in their ceremony space so that the bride can go directly from getting ready to the ceremony. This kind of thought into a space is what makes venues stand out. This suite has everything the bridal party could need from 5 salon stations to a full bathroom with shower and beyond. For the grooms party, the venue’s Groom’s Quarters, located on the upper floor of the hall, are fully furnished with a pool table, tv, a porch with a view of the waterfall and stocked with snacks. Any group would love these quarters.

Instagram: @graystonequarry
Website: Graystone Quarry

2. Sandy Creek Farms

Want to have your ceremony on an island? Sandy Creek Farms will make that dream happen. This destination wedding venue that is located on 430 acres in Springville TN, has everything from lodging to hiking trails to a greenhouse. This venue has several gorgeous locations that keep nature at the forefront of your ceremony creating stunning, timeless pictures.

Sandy Creek Farms has 6 indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception areas to choose from for your perfect day. These include their ceremony island that offers complete views of surrounded landscapes with restrooms and seating space to fit over 350 guests. This venue also features a completely two story horse barn with dining and entertaining areas, chandeliers, a bar on both levels, band area and a loft to name a few of its amenities. You can also choose a banquet room with views of the forest, their Lakeview Cabin with an outdoor covered patio or the Greenhouse for an intimate setting. Whether you are looking for somewhere to host all your friends and family or a beautiful place to elope with those closest to you, Sandy Creek Farms has a ceremony option for you.

The unique spaces this venue offers do not stop with their ceremony and reception areas. Sandy Creek Farms also has various lodging options on site with other lodging options just down the road as well that will help house of all your guests. Also on site they have a gym, guest laundries, watercraft rentals and even fishing. There is truly something for everyone at this venue set in a unique, stunning destination venue.

Instagram: @sandycreekevents
Website: Sandy Creek Farms

3. The Union Station Nashville Yards

This restored train station makes for an unforgettable venue. The beautiful castle like architecture brings to life a beautiful event space and luxury hotel. The 65ft barrel-vaulted ceilings in the lobby add a timeless sense to this venue that will leave your guests speechless. Located only blocks from famous sites like the Ryman Auditorium this venue is truly one of a kind.

The Union Station has both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception areas. Lodging on site makes this venue perfect if you have out of town guests. Also on site, this venue has both an alcohol provider and catering. The venue offers several packages that help couples “create a signature celebration just right for them”. This venue will not only help you create your dream wedding but it will your day truly something special.

Instagram: @unionstationnashville
Website: The Union Station

4. The Bridge Building Event Spaces

This venue puts nothing short of the gorgeous Nashville city as the backdrop of your event. Say ‘I Do’ directly in front of the city with a clear view not many people see. The photo opportunities that this venue makes possible are unparalleled. The Bridge Building is located within walkable distance to Broadway and nearby hotels make this one of the most Nashville venues out there.

This truly unique venue has in house planning services to help bring your dreams to life. They boast the customizability of their space for good reason. This venue itself can transform throughout the night as well as both the rooftop and riverfront patios. Floor to ceiling windows keep the views going even inside and in-house catering helps cross one item off the to do list.

Instagram: @thebridgebuilding
Website: The Bridge Building

5. Cheekwood Estates & Gardens

This venue is one of the most grand and beautiful venues in Nashville. The estate and gardens make the perfect ageless background to any event. Any dream day you have in mind is possible in the beauty of this venue. There are outdoor ceremony space options for any size guest list including several gardens, their reflecting pool and stunning Wisteria Arbor. The picture opportunities are endless with day of use of the grounds for pictures and even prior for engagement or bridal portraits.

Cheekwood Estates & Gardens works with you by providing lists of talented vendors that have worked with the venue before and can help bring your dream to life. The venue is also the licensed alcohol provider for their venue so this helps take something off the to do list. You have the ability to book a ceremony only or reception only event (as well as both) to best fit your event needs. They require a licensed month of planner and a full service planner for receptions of 100 people or more but have a list of people they recommend. This venue is not only stunning and unique but together with their Event Venue Supervisor and your planner, your dream unique event is very possible.

Instagram: @cheekwoodweddings
Website: Cheekwood Estates & Gardens

Who else found their future wedding venue on this list? I know I have some contenders. They are each gorgeous and are guaranteed to make your day stand out in one of a kind ways. Whether you want the city as your background or a venue space in a rock quarry that does it all, your dream day awaits.

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(Photo taken from Cheekwood Wedding’s instagram)