Today’s brides and grooms are all about creating an experience for their guests. Nashville’s trendy mix of Southern accents and city life has couples flocking from all over the country to experience a sweet Southern wedding. With this influx of engaged couples, however, we are seeing a shift in the quintessential Southern wedding style!

That’s right; The Southern barn wedding is no longer the only venue Nashville has to offer! A new front-runner is emerging in the form of a downtown luxury hotel, creating a blend of all that Nashville has to offer. Here are just some of the reasons why you should consider a city wedding in Nashville:


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1. Fun Attractions

While embracing the comforts of a beautifully classic or modern setting such as a hotel ballroom, your guests can also enjoy the lively Southern honky tonks, trendy local restaurants, and the fun of Music City nightlife. Choosing a hotel setting, like the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, allows you to embrace optimal comfort for your guests, while incorporating touches of Southern flair!


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2. Beautiful Backdrop

A grand hotel ballroom or rooftop venue provides a beautiful setting and includes the benefits of in-house hotel catering. As a one-stop shop, a hotel will likely include tables, chairs, linens, dishes, glassware and flatware, thus minimizing the rental costs you would typically incur. Some hotels provide staging and dance floors at no additional cost, while others include bar and cake cutting services as well. And while Tennessee temperatures may rise into the humid 90s, you and your guests will remain cool and comfortable, allowing everyone to enjoy your fabulous event to the fullest!


3. Delicious Food

The catering department can provide Southern foods and displays, allowing the taste of Nashville to be enjoyed by your guests. From Smoked Prime Rib and Oven Roasted Pork Tenderloin to farm fresh veggies, your tastebuds will be delighted! If food stations are more your thing, you have plenty of options! The Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown has an array of stations from fruits and cheeses to delectable seafood, too!


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4. Effortless Transportation

Friends and family will eat, drink, and dance the night away, then, simply take the elevator back to their amazingly comfortable hotel room! If you expect guests will venture downtown, you can easily select a venue within walking distance of the Broadway honky-tonk scene or see that your hotel provides a shuttle service. It’s the ultimate in Southern hospitality, an opportunity for friends and family to make a vacation out of your wedding weekend!

Obviously, no transportation arrangements are necessary, since your guests are taking an elevator ride home, which saves time, expense, and liability for you! Guest room blocks are typically available at a discounted room rate, and, bonus! The newlywed couple can enjoy the comfort and luxury of a beautiful suite as well. Some hotels even provide the wedding night stay as a complimentary perk for the bride and groom.


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With no fuss or muss, a downtown luxury hotel provides you and your guests with so many benefits. It is easy to see why this trend is emerging as the optimal Nashville wedding experience.

To book your downtown Nashville destination wedding, contact the pro’s at Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown. Tell them The Pink Bride sent you!


Written by: Carol Ziegler


Photos courtesy of:

Details Nashville

Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown



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