Officiant for Traditional Weddings

Nashville's Most Popular Wedding Minister


Rev. Brandon Rich

Wedding Officiant 

Event Venue Operator

 Author of "Lawfully Wedded Life"

Rev. Rich Around Town


Rich Events

Rev. Brandon Rich offers officiating services for large wedding ceremonies in the greater Nashville area and beyond.  If you have selected a venue and would like to have Rev. Rich come to that venue and officiate your wedding ceremony, please click on our

Wedding Officiant Contract on the payments and contracts page which details services and fees. Please contact us after you have read the contract to discuss availability. Please do not submit a contract until you have confirmed availabilty with us. Calls and texts are welcome Monday through Saturday between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM U.S. Central Time and on Sundays between 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM U.S Central Time. Email us 24/7. Please note that this contract is for weddings at venues that are not managed by Rich Events. If your wedding is at Belmont Mansion or Skinner Chapel, different  booking contracts apply.

Regular business hours are Monday-Saturday 8AM - 8PM and Sunday 2PM - 8PM. All meetings & bookings are by appointment only. 

If you want to have a small elopement-style wedding ceremony, click on the Elope page of this site. 

Rev. Rich brings a wide variety of talents and experiences to your event. He started his wedding career at an early age working as a wedding musician, serving as a pianist, organist and solo vocalist in the early 1980s. He is also a seminary-trained, licenced & ordained minister and former Southern Baptist pastor. Since 2007 he has worked as a full-time event venue operator, wedding minister, and wedding & event planner.

Belmont Mansion

Nashville Elopement Venue


Belmont Mansion in Nashville, TN is the flagship venue and base of operations for Rich Events and Brandon Rich Books. It is a great venue for a large wedding ceremony, reception, bridal photo shoot, rehearsal dinner, commercial video shoot, book signing, small concert, or for an elopement. Rich Events is in charge of all weddings and elopements at Belmont Mansion, so contact us with your questions or to scheudle a preview visit. 

Click on  Belmont Mansion Events for details.


Rev. Rich is uniquely qualified to officiate or coordinate your wedding at Belmont Manison or in another location,

whether in Nashville or in another city, or even in another state. He has served well over 5,000 weddings in his career,

which lead to his wildly entertaining memoir,

"Lawfully Wedded Life." 

Concerned about the new Tennessee state law on wedding officiants? Concerned about the new Alabama marriage license procedures? 

Click here to learn about both and how Rich Events can help you have properly officiated and legal wedding ceremony.  

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