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Top 10 Ceremony Looks for Your Nashville Garden Wedding

November 17, 2023
November 17, 2023

10 gorgeous garden wedding ceremony locations near Nashville

Our romantic secret garden in downtown Franklin, TN is such a beautiful place for your ceremony. In addition to providing a beautiful setting, our all-inclusive wedding package includes ceremony chairs and a garden arch. Many of our couples take advantage of the arch that is included, but you can also work with the florist of your choice to create a truly unique focal point or backdrop.

Here are 10 ceremony looks from outdoor wedding venue CJ’s Off the Square that you are sure to love. Be sure to pin your favorites!


No. 1: So many roses

Lauren & Colby doubled down on this stunning floral arch featuring roses, hydrangeas, stock and other dreamy blooms in shades of white, blush pink and fuchsia. Wow!


See more of Lauren & Colby’s Whimsical Pink Garden Wedding here: Lauren & Colby


NO. 2 Classic Columns

The look of these columns or pedestals with flower-filled urns is classic and timeless. Love this!

garden wedding ceremony | CJ's Off the Square wedding venue Franklin, TN


NO. 3  An Enchanted Chuppah

The formal drape got a little wild with these rustic greenery and floral sprays.

chuppah with white drapes | CJ's Off the Square


NO. 4  Just a hint of color

A pop of color in an asymmetrical arrangement was all we needed to make this ceremony stand out amount the rich greenery of the garden.

See more of Katey & Jason’s laid back luxe garden wedding and reception at CJ’s Off the Square: Katey & Jason


NO. 5  Bold colors

This golden circle was covered in the couple’s rich fall infused florals.

Orange and red fall garden wedding ceremony arch | CJ's Off the Square in Franklin, TN Orange and red fall garden wedding ceremony arch | CJ's Off the Square in Franklin, TN Orange and red fall garden wedding ceremony arch | CJ's Off the Square in Franklin, TN


NO. 6  Faith & flowers

For couples whose faith is at the center of their marriage, this wooden cross with floral swag made the perfect ceremony backdrop in our garden.

Garden wedding ceremony with cross | CJ's Off the Square


NO. 7  The white stuff

Who doesn’t love a white wedding? White flowers pop off the greenery of our garden for a dreamy, elegant look that is timeless.

Bride and groom in front of wooden altar during ceremony Bride and groom walking up the aisle. Greenery and wooden arch.

See more from Lydia & John’s dreamy white and green garden wedding at CJ’s Off the Square here: Lydia & John


No. 8 The Broken Arch

The broken arch trend is big and we love this asymmetrical look for your ceremony in the garden.

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No. 9 A Garden Arch of Greenery

This was such a dreamy look! Just a simple greenery arch was the perfect whimsical focal point. A hint of white roses made it extra romantic

Greenery and roses wedding ceremony in a garden |CJ's Off the Square


NO. 10  Chance of rain? We’ve got you covered!

Don’t let worries about rain dampen your garden wedding dreams. At CJ’s Off the Square we have a built in plan for weather that has you covered (literally!) and doesn’t cost extra. How beautiful is this ceremony under our pavilion? You still have a stunning garden backdrop and amazing photos, but you and your guests stay dry.

CJ's Off the Square | bride and groom in small wedding venue with outdoor setting and garden location


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