Scarritt Bennett

1027 18th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Scarritt Bennett

Scarritt Bennett is a historic venue located in the Midtown/Vanderbilt area of Nashville, Tennessee. They offer two chapels as well as an international garden for your ceremony, and multiple reception sites. The gorgeous chapels sit on 10 beautiful acres and are open to all faiths and denominations. Scarritt Bennett offers couples a romantic setting surrounded by gothic stone buildings and gorgeously landscaped grounds.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can accommodate up to 300 guests at this venue. The Wightman Chapel was built in 1928 and is on the National Historic Register. It boasts an 80-foot center aisle and gothic architecture. For more intimate affairs, they also offer the Skinner Chapel which can accommodate up to 20 guests. It features stained glass and original artwork. If you prefer an outdoor ceremony, they offer their International Garden/Labyrinth. Couples can accommodate up to 80 guests in this semicircle arrangement. They offer multiple indoor sites for an alcohol-free reception, including the Susie Gray Dining Hall.

Services Offered
This full-service event venue has been a part of the Greater Nashville wedding industry since 2000. They offer event planning as well as full catering services to make sure your wedding is everything you dreamt it to be. Their services include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Accommodations
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Lighting and sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Parking


Cuisine
Couples can choose between a hors d'oeuvres, a buffet, family style, stations or a plated meal. The catering staff is happy to accommodate any dietary needs and preferences. They also offer dessert and festive, non-alcoholic beverages. Sample entrees include:
Wild Rice and Boursin Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast
Pork Chops with Apricot-Apple Chutney
Pesto Penne with Fresh Mozzarella & Pine Nuts
Peppercorn & Garlic Roasted Prime Rib

Other Services
In addition to hosting your wedding, Scarritt Bennett is also happy to host your rehearsal dinner. Additional events include:
Elopement
Engagement party
Bridal shower

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Inside of the church
Inside of the church
Couple portrait
Couple portrait
Stunning winter photo under the gothic arches! Photo: matt andrews
Stunning winter photo under the gothic arches! Photo: matt andrews
Bennett hall, houses the bride and groom's room. It also houses this beautiful room that's...
Bennett hall, houses the bride and groom's room. It also houses this beautiful room that's...
Couple portrait
Couple portrait
Wightman chapel interiorphoto: joe hendricks photography
Wightman chapel interiorphoto: joe hendricks photography
Beautiful flower girl walks the 90 foot center aisle of wightman chapel at scarritt-bennett. Photo:...
Beautiful flower girl walks the 90 foot center aisle of wightman chapel at scarritt-bennett. Photo:...
Wightman chapel interiorphoto: chris and adrienne scott photographers
Wightman chapel interiorphoto: chris and adrienne scott photographers
Wightman chapel at scarritt-bennett - view of opposite end of the alterphoto: matt andrews
Wightman chapel at scarritt-bennett - view of opposite end of the alterphoto: matt andrews
The grounds of scarritt-bennettphoto: krista lee
The grounds of scarritt-bennettphoto: krista lee
Vintage shot | Photo: nashville photography group
Vintage shot | Photo: nashville photography group
Beautiful grounds and gothic architecture of scarritt-bennett. Photo: chris and adrienne scott...
Beautiful grounds and gothic architecture of scarritt-bennett. Photo: chris and adrienne scott...
Beautiful lighting that runs the length of the chapelphoto: leslee mitchell
Beautiful lighting that runs the length of the chapelphoto: leslee mitchell
The balcony of wightman chapelphoto: joe hendricks photography
The balcony of wightman chapelphoto: joe hendricks photography
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Pc: matt andrews photography
Christmas wedding in wightman chapel at scarritt-bennettphoto: dove wedding photography
Christmas wedding in wightman chapel at scarritt-bennettphoto: dove wedding photography
The grounds of scarritt-bennettphoto: amy nicole
The grounds of scarritt-bennettphoto: amy nicole
Another stunning winter shot under the arches on the groundsphoto: matt andrews
Another stunning winter shot under the arches on the groundsphoto: matt andrews
Wedding ceremony area
Wedding ceremony area
Evening wedding at wightman chapelphoto: jp photography
Evening wedding at wightman chapelphoto: jp photography
Evening wedding in wightman chapel at scarritt-bennettphoto: david & tammy molnar photography
Evening wedding in wightman chapel at scarritt-bennettphoto: david & tammy molnar photography
Beautiful grounds and historic gothic architecture on scarritt-bennett's 10 acre campusphoto: jp...
Beautiful grounds and historic gothic architecture on scarritt-bennett's 10 acre campusphoto: jp...
Beautiful grounds and historic gothic architecture on scarritt-bennett's 10 acre campus. Perfect for...
Beautiful grounds and historic gothic architecture on scarritt-bennett's 10 acre campus. Perfect for...
The beautiful grounds! Photo: joe hendricks photography
The beautiful grounds! Photo: joe hendricks photography
The grounds of scarritt-bennettphoto: kristyn hogan
The grounds of scarritt-bennettphoto: kristyn hogan
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Pc: amilia photography
Pc: amilia photography
Pc: amilia photography
Wightman chapel interiorphoto: joe hendricks photography
Wightman chapel interiorphoto: joe hendricks photography
Fun! Photo: leslee mitchell photography
Fun! Photo: leslee mitchell photography
The doors of wightman chapel at scarritt-bennettphoto: leslee mitchell photography
The doors of wightman chapel at scarritt-bennettphoto: leslee mitchell photography
Photo: leslee mitchell photography
Photo: leslee mitchell photography
Bennett hall, houses the bride and groom's room. It also houses this beautiful room that's...
Bennett hall, houses the bride and groom's room. It also houses this beautiful room that's...
The historic arches on the scarritt-bennett grounds. Photo: joe hendricks photography
The historic arches on the scarritt-bennett grounds. Photo: joe hendricks photography
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Scarritt bennett
Photo: krista lee
Photo: krista lee
Susie gray dining hall is the perfect event space for receptions! Built in 1927, this exceptional...
Susie gray dining hall is the perfect event space for receptions! Built in 1927, this exceptional...
Ahhh... The first dance in susie gray dining hall! Photo: ace photography
Ahhh... The first dance in susie gray dining hall! Photo: ace photography
Susie gray dining hallphoto: david & tammy molnar
Susie gray dining hallphoto: david & tammy molnar
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Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Susie gray dining hallphoto: martin e. O'connor photography
Susie gray dining hallphoto: martin e. O'connor photography
Susie gray dining hallphoto: martin e. O'connor photography
Susie gray dining hallphoto: martin e. O'connor photography
Tented options on our beautiful grounds are also availablephoto: martin e. O'connor photography
Tented options on our beautiful grounds are also availablephoto: martin e. O'connor photography
Tented option
Tented option
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Scarritt bennett
Delicious in-house cateringphoto: krista lee
Delicious in-house cateringphoto: krista lee
Delicious catering by our in-house chef and her team! Photo: krista lee
Delicious catering by our in-house chef and her team! Photo: krista lee
Scarritt bennett
Scarritt bennett
Susie gray dining hall
Susie gray dining hall
Scarritt bennett
Scarritt bennett
Bennett hall social room event space - an elegant room with a capacity for 40 guests, seated and 150...
Bennett hall social room event space - an elegant room with a capacity for 40 guests, seated and 150...
Bennett hall social room event space - an elegant room with a capacity for 40 guests, seated and 150...
Bennett hall social room event space - an elegant room with a capacity for 40 guests, seated and 150...
International room event space - originally the library, this beautiful historic room has a capacity...
International room event space - originally the library, this beautiful historic room has a capacity...
Skinner chapel is perfect for a small intimate event. Photo: david wright photography
Skinner chapel is perfect for a small intimate event. Photo: david wright photography
Skinner chapel has a capacity for up to 20 peoplephoto: david j pavol
Skinner chapel has a capacity for up to 20 peoplephoto: david j pavol
Photo: david j pavol
Photo: david j pavol
The exterior of skinner chapelphoto: david j pavol
The exterior of skinner chapelphoto: david j pavol
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Photo: justin wright
Photo: justin wright
Photo: justin wright
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Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
Pc: rachel moore photography
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Pc: matt andrews photography
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59 Reviews for Scarritt Bennett

Recommended by 92% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.2
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.6

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    Chi Zhang · Married on 10/24/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing and Professional!

    We just had our wedding at this venue, and the day went off without a hitch! Highly responsive and attentive to details and any last minute changes! Highly recommended!

    Sent on 10/27/2020

    Scarritt Bennett's reply:

    It was a pleasure helping you and Hillary on your special day :)
    Thank you for choosing Scarritt Bennett!
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    Sydney Smith · Married on 08/22/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
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    Beautiful venue and great professionalism

    We got married on August 15, 2020, and had both our ceremony and reception at Scarritt Bennett Center. We worked with Meg, the wedding coordinator, on ways to make the wedding safer for guests amid the pandemic. She worked with the chef to completely redo the menu we had decided on to make a more socially distanced reception with less shared food and individualized packages. OUtside of pandemic re-planning, they also had volunteers on the day-of helping show people to the reception and other admin tasks. We chose this venue because of the amazing buildings and landscape, but I would also choose it again because of the helpfulness of the staff and volunteers.

    Sent on 08/18/2020

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Scarritt Bennett FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    5
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Religious
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • 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?
    Accommodations
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    China
    Chocolate Fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements

  • Weddings By Rachel Wedding Planners

    We simply love working weddings at Scarritt Bennett. The classic architecture is a stunning backdrop for any wedding and the event staff is an absolute joy to work with. We've been working weddings here for years and it continues to be one of our favorite venues!

  • Proctor Planning, LLC Wedding Planners

    Elegant, memorable and undeniably unique. Scarritt Bennett's atmosphere and design creates an ambiance that every bride and groom will cherish

  • Events Plus Inc. Wedding Decor & Lighting

    We do weddings and events at Scarritt Bennett often. We love Scarritt and everyone that works there. They are a true blessing.

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