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Riverwood Mansion is a grand mansion located in Nashville, Tennessee. This venue features gorgeous Greek Revival columns, marble fireplaces, and several elegant chandeliers. Couples will be surrounded by custom-designed gardens and stunning, towering, fully-grown Magnolia trees. Riverwood Mansion is a romantic venue that offers all-inclusive wedding packages to make your planning process a breeze.

Facilities and Capacity
Riverwood Mansion can accommodate up to 300 guests for your special celebration of love. Beside the grand mansion, Riverwood also features a 4,200 square-foot pavilion with beautiful gardens, adorned with evening lighting. Couples can choose an outdoor ceremony underneath towering trees and then dance the night away in their covered pavilion.

Services Offered
Riverwood Mansion has been hosting weddings for more than 20 years. They specialize in Southern hospitality and assist with setting up and cleaning up in order to make sure your wedding is everything you dreamt it to be. They offer extensive event-planning services as well as event rentals, catering, and more to make sure all of your wedding day needs are taken care of. Additional services include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Tables/chairs
  • Lighting/sound
  • China/flatware
  • Linens
  • Glassware
  • Parking

Other Services
After hosting your wedding, this venue is happy to host future anniversary parties as well. Additional events include:

  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Engagement party
  • Bridal shower
  • Bridal luncheon
  • Elopement
  • Corporate events
  • Photo and video shoots

History
The Metropolitan Historical Commission has identified Riverwood Mansion as one of the most important historic structures in Nashville. It was built in the late 1790s on 2,500 acres. It鈥檚 one of the largest homes in the area and has been known for its lavish parties throughout the years. Seven U.S. presidents have been guests at this mansion.

Location
Riverwood Mansion is located in the creative and artistic area of East Nashville. While it鈥檚 a secluded venue, they鈥檙e only 10 minutes from downtown Nashville. The Opryland Hotel, a popular destination for out-of-town guests, is also only 10 minutes away.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Garden
Historic Building
Mansion

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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Brianna Married on 05/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

dream wedding!

HUGE thank you to Morgan, Cora, Joyce, Brandin, DJ Chris and all of the Riverwood and 8lavenderlane staff for making our wedding day incredible. We truly could not recommend Riverwood more if you鈥檙e considering having a wedding in Nashville. As a long-distance couple planning a wedding in a state neither of us lived in during a very busy time in life, we needed a venue we loved with a staff that would be sure to consistently communicate and help throughout the planning process. Morgan, Cora, and the Riverwood staff did a fantastic job in ensuring we were involved throughout the process. They were able to provide recommendations for quality vendors, provided prompt responses when we had questions and updates as the day came closer, and they were willing to work with us on the small details that made the day and event ours. The Riverwood Mansion property was absolutely stunning on our big day, our guests were able to find the property easily + plenty of parking, and the staff was so helpful. We were given a period of time to actually eat our wedding food-the set-up and time alone were wonderful. We chose to have food stations for our guests, and they couldn鈥檛 have been better. Everyone was able to eat plenty and everything was delicious- the food was a CONSISTENT high remark that we are STILL hearing about! We worked with Brandin on a gorgeous and super tasty cake that had 3 tiers of different flavors. Joyce worked with us to plan the day and practice how things would go while making sure everything went well on our big day. We had no issues at all throughout the ceremony and reception, with events being moved along gracefully. DJ Chris worked with us to create an awesome playlist that kept everyone dancing. Several guests at our wedding approached us to let us know how impressed they were with the Riverwood staff, noting how clean the venue remained, how frequently they were offered assistance, and how they didn鈥檛 seem to notice all of the upkeep being done because of how efficiently things were being done. If you鈥檙e even somewhat thinking about a Nashville wedding, you should look at Riverwood Mansion. It鈥檚 on a gorgeous property, with some space, privacy, and peace for your wedding with the option to head downtown afterward. It鈥檇 be hard to find a place that better embodies true southern hospitality throughout the whole process. Thank you again to everyone at Riverwood!
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Anne M. Married on 04/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfection!

The perfect choice of venue! From the first meeting till the get away car drove off, the execution was excellent! If you are looking for a venue with an authentic elegant, historic flair Riverwood Mansion is it. Having a lovely garden ceremony, with indoor cocktail hour and reception worked so well! The staff provided excellent communication and guidance throughout the process. The execution on wedding day was perfection! They definitely know how to orchestrate and execute a wedding...We could not have asked for more!. They utilize excellent vendors, and relieved so much stress off of us! Trust them! We can't thank you and the entire staff enough for making our dreams come true! We received so many compliments from our guests! Thank you Riverwood Mansion!
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Grace W. Married on 10/21/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing! 10/10

Truly, we could not have had a better wedding thanks to the support and magic from Riverwood. Every single member of their staff was kind and went over and above the entire night, and really during the entire planning process. It's clear this isn't their first rodeo because they've thought of every. little. DETAIL. We continue to get compliments on the vendors they worked with (food, music, flowers) but the decor and the amazing people working there the night of are the ones that made it so perfect. We did not have to worry about a thing and they made it the best night ever.
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Professional Network & Endorsements

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Lane Photography | Nashville Wedding Photographers Lane Photography | Nashville Wedding Photographers Wedding Photographers

This is an amazing venue for the bride and groom looking for an awesome southern wedding venue. Kimberly and her staff are crazy, amazing and we love every time we get work there!

The Respectables The Respectables Wedding Bands

We have played many events at Riverwood...what a great venue for an event! Beautiful old world setting right in Nashville.

8 Lavender Lane Catering 8 Lavender Lane Catering Wedding Caterers

We love working with the Riverwood Staff. They are the Best!

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Riverwood Mansion frequently asked questions

Riverwood Mansion includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Riverwood Mansion includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake
The space offered by Riverwood Mansion for wedding events is known for:
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion
Riverwood Mansion offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Riverwood Mansion offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Riverwood Mansion offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Riverwood Mansion offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories
Riverwood Mansion is recommended by 96% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.8 in professionalism, 4.8 in value and 4.7 in flexibility.

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