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. 

COVID-19 Update as of August 27, 2020:

Nashville, TN was under both local and state “safer at home” orders that ran through May 10, 2020. Starting on September 1, 2020, weddings and funerals may be at ⅓ of a venue's space capacity, or a maximum of 125 people, whichever number is smaller. Masks are also required. Click here to learn more details. If you have questions about how the COVID-19 situation affects your wedding and elopement plans with Rich Events and learn about your options, please email us using Brandon@RichEvents.org.  

The Davidson County Clerk in Nashville, TN has reopened. Other County Clerks in Tennessee will deal with this situation individually. 

Skinner Chapel
Skinner Chapel
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Rev. Brandon Rich
Skinner Chapel
Skinner Chapel
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Skinner Chapel
Rev. Rich at the chapel
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Skinner Chapel
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Skinner Chapel

JUST MARRIED ELOPEMENT - $150.00

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 only available up to 60 days in advance. Scroll to the bottom for details. Note: No venue previews and no planning meetings with this package.  No reception or food/beverage permitted. 

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GETAWAY ELOPEMENT - $300.00

Venue: Skinner Chapel

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 bell tower, and in the vaulted arches under the bell tower (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. No reception or any food/beverage permitted. 

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GETAWAY PLUS ELOPEMENT - $500.00

Venue: Skinner Chapel

A brief ceremony for the couple and up to fifteen witnesses. This is 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 bell tower, and in the vaulted arches under the bell tower (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: One preview or planning meeting permitted, to be scheduled in advance with Rich Events.  No reception or any food/beverage permitted. 

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FRIENDS & FAMILY ELOPEMENT - $750.00

This includes up to 90 minutes use of Skinner Chapel for your ceremony and photos. No reception or food/beverage permitted. 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. Rich Events offers a venue preview and planning meetings, by appointment only. 

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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. Any previews or planning meetings must be scheduled with Rev. Rich. 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 continue taking photos outside after your venue package time concludes.   Click here to review the venue availability calendar. Please note this does not mean that Rich Events has staff available, only the venue. Click here if you are interested in the history of Scarritt Bennett Center and Skinner Chapel. 

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

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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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