Who We Are

More than just a beautiful garden venue, it's the talented team of Nashville wedding planners that makes every celebration at CJ's Off the Square so special.

Nashville Outdoor Wedding + Event Venue | CJ's Off the Square

Our Signature Planning Experience


Collaborative Event Design

More than just a venue, CJ’s Off the Square offers event planning & design services provided by our team of award-winning wedding planners.  We work closely with each client to create thoughtful, meaningful celebrations they will remember for a lifetime.


Outstanding Value

Our all-inclusive packages take care of the essentials that any host needs to have a gorgeous outdoor wedding or event. All of the big stuff is done for you to save you time and money. Ask about our curate style menu with hundreds of options to customize your celebration.


Upfront Pricing

We’ve been planning weddings and events for over 15 years. Our experience, combined with our incredible network of creative partners, has allowed us to create style and menu options that have been custom tailored for this venue. Pricing for each service is upfront and locked in when you book. This makes budgeting a breeze!


Tools & Resources

Our clients also enjoy:

  • In-House Design Studio
  • Personalized Planning Schedule
  • Online Planning Portal: Access and share all of the details for your event from your phone, home or work
  • Event Day Timeline
  • Illustrated Event Proposal with Custom Floor Plans

Meet the Team

Nashville Garden Wedding + Event Venue | CJ's Off the Square

CJ Dickson

Founder, Creative Director
Nashville Garden Wedding + Event Venue | CJ's Off the Square

Laura Nomura

Production Manager
Nashville Garden Wedding + Event Venue | CJ's Off the Square

Allison Adams

Director of Client Experience
Nashville Garden Wedding + Event Venue | CJ's Off the Square

Sidney Darby

Wedding & Event Planner
Nashville Garden Wedding + Event Venue | CJ's Off the Square

Brette Craig

Wedding & Event Planner


Locally owned by Franklin resident CJ Dickson, CJ’s Off the Square attracts clients from around the world. Our work has been published by InStyle Magazine, People Magazine, Style Me Pretty, SouthernWeddings.com, and more. Our stellar client reviews have given us “Hall of Fame” status on TheKnot.com and prompted WeddingWire.com to name us as one of the “Top 25 Garden Wedding Venues in the United States.” While we are certainly proud of our accomplishments, nothing brings us more joy than knowing we have served our clients well when we see the smiles on their faces at the end of the night.

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