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Skinner Chapel

Skinner Chapel is one of the most beautiful wedding chapels in Nashville. With stately architectural details and space for up to 20 guests, the chapel makes for an ideal elopement venue in Nashville. Click below to view captioned photos, and click here for a gallery. Review our three package options, and go to the bottom of the page for more details including our social media links. For additional information, visit the Info page of this site. 

JUST MARRIED ELOPEMENT - $125.00

  • Venue: Skinner Chapel

  • Package Time: 15 minutes. Ceremony (5 minutes) and staged pictures (10 minutes)

  • Capacity: Up to five witnesses (none required for marriage license)

  • Officiant: Provided by Rich Events only 

  • Photography: Approved Photographers only. Photo time must match venue time. 

  • Must have Tennessee Marriage License. Cannot bring out-of-state marriage license. 

 

A brief ceremony for the couple and up to five witneses. This is for couples to be married in a lovely setting with minimal cost and planning. Photos staged inside the chapel and at the west entrance of Fondren Hall, weather permitting. For details, please scroll to the bottom of this page, or read the contract. You may call or text with questions between 8AM and 8PM Central Time, Monday - Saturday,  and 2PM to 8PM on Sundays. Email us 24/7. This package is available up to 60 days in advance. Scroll to the bottom for details. Note: No venue previews and no planning meetings with this package. 

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FRIENDS & FAMILY ELOPEMENT - $575 / $650

  • Venue: Skinner Chapel

  • Package Time: 1 hour total for ceremony (15 minutes) and photos (45 minutes)

  • Capacity: 20 seated guests and small standing bridal party

  • Officiant: Provided by Rich Events only

  • Coordinaor: Provided by Rich Events only

  • Photography: Approved Photographers only. Photo time must match venue time. 

  • Must have Tennessee Marriage License. Cannot bring out-of-state marriage license. 

 

This includes up to one-hour use of Skinner Chapel for your wedding or renewal of vows. The chapel has 20 chairs and a small chancel area with an altar. Rich Events provides recorded music for the ceremony. Pictures may be staged in the chapel, at the west entrance of Fondren Hall, at the entrace of the Laskey building, at the bell tower, and under the tower's arches, in the labyrinth gardens, and in front of the log building, weather permitting. For complete details, please scroll to the bottom of this page and review venue information, and review the contract for this package. Call or text us between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM Central Time, Monday - Saturday and on Sundays from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. You may email 24/7. We offer a venue preview and planning meetings by appointment only. 

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GETAWAY ELOPEMENT - $250 / $275

Venue: Skinner Chapel

  • Package Time: 30 minutes total for ceremony (5 minutes)  and staged pictures (25 minutes)

  • Capacity: Up to 10 seated guests

  • Officiant: Provided by Rich Events only

  • Photography: Approved Photographers only. Photo time must match venue time. 

  • Must have Tennessee Marriage License. Cannot bring out-of-state marriage license. 

 

A brief ceremony for the couple and up to ten witnesses. This is truly an elopement-style ceremony, but in a very elegant setting with a few witnesses. Photos may be staged inside the chapel, at the west entrance of Fondren Hall, in front of the Laskey building, on the south lawn by the spire, and in the vaulted arches under the spire (weather permitting). For more details, read the contract for this package, and scroll to the bottom for venue details. You may call or text with questions between 8AM and 8PM Central Time, Monday - Saturday,  and 2PM to 8PM on Sundays. Email us 24/7. Note: No venue previews or planning meetings permitted. 

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In addition to the beautiful architecture of Skinner Chapel, our facility has many great functional features that enhance your experience. We have ample, free and convenient parking, free WiFi, new central heating and air conditioning, good campus signage, plus Fondren Hall has an accessible entrance for wheelchairs, and both women's and men's restrooms. Skinner Chapel is located on the ground floor of Fondren Hall on the campus of Scarritt Bennett Center. Free parking is available at Scarritt Bennett Center's Parking Lots A & B at 1031 18th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212.  For full details, please read the contract for each package. Please note that we only offer venue previews and planning meetings for the Friends & Family Elopement, not the Just Married or Getaway Elopements. Any previews or planning meetings must be scheduled with Rev. Rich in advance. For recommended vendors and marriage license information, visit the Info page of this site. Any time booked with one of our approved photograhers must match the amount of time in your venue package. You may not contine taking photos outside after your package time concludes.  Click the links below to visit the chapel on Instagram, Facebook and Google Places. Couples can leave reviews on Facebook & Google. Click here to review the venue availability calendar. Please note this does not mean that Rich Events has staff available, only the venue. 

Our regular operating hours are Monday - Saturday 8AM to 8PM and Sunday 2PM to 8PM, by appointment only. 

 

                                                                                                      

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Photo by Elopements of Nashville

The entrance of the Laskey building near the west entrance of Fondren Hall.