Officiant for Elopements & 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


Elopement Weddings

If you want to have a small elopement-style wedding ceremony and you have already selected a venue, or if you want to marry in a private residence, public park or some other location that is not managed by Rich Events, we are able to provide officiating services, and we are able to recommend one of our photographers who specialize in elopements. 


Traditional Weddings

If you have selected a venue and would like to have Rev. Rich officiate your large traditional wedding ceremony, participate in your wedding ceremony rehearsal, and provide a full range of his services as your officiant, we may be able to provide officiating services, and we may be able to recommend one of our recommended wedding vendors

Wedding ceremonies in Tennessee require a Tennessee Marriage License. You may not bring a marriage license from outside Tennessee. Click here to visit the Davidson County Clerk. Please contact Rev. Rich to discuss availability and details before submitting a contract.  Upon review of a submitted contract, our clients are emailed an invoice to pay their fee to Rich Events online with credit card or debit card.  Calls/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.

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    Rev. Rich officiating near Malibu, California in September 2020




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 officiant, wedding & event planner, and author.

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