Nashville Event & Wedding Venue | Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
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The Beginning to Your Perfect Event

Planning a wedding or private event? With our spectacular landscape and variety of both indoor and outdoor venues, it’s no wonder that Cheekwood is the premier event space in Nashville. No matter the type of event you’re hosting, our estate and gardens are the perfect backdrop to impress your guests. Learn more about hosting an event with us or reach out to the events team to schedule a tour!

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Complete with beautiful blooms and a stunning view of the Tennessee hills, Cheekwood is Nashville’s premier wedding destination.

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Corporate Events

Whether you’re hosting a company party or having a client meeting, our estate offers the perfect backdrop to impress your guests.

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Proposal Packages

Ready to pop the question? We can help you make your engagement a memory they’ll remember and cherish forever.

Photography & Filming

The historic grandeur of Cheekwood is the perfect backdrop for photos and videos. Whether you’re interested in corporate headshots or are taking engagement photos, the natural setting will perfectly compliment your subject.

General Visitor Photography

Photography is allowed in all locations at Cheekwood. Temporary exhibitions may limit photography privileges. Tripods and flash photography are not permitted in the Historic Mansion & Museum. The use of drones and selfie sticks are prohibited in all areas.

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Commercial Photography & Film

Commercial photographers, ad agencies, public relations firms, corporate communications offices, location scouts and others wishing to shoot commercial photography or video at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens should contact Cheekwood in advance and receive written permission at least five days before the desired session date.

Commercial photography and film is defined as images or video created in or of the Cheekwood property that any individual or organization intends to use for commercial, professional, advertising, or promotional purposes, including but not limited to film or television, advertising, retail merchandising, marketing, portfolio, styled shoot, educational or published material, or any purpose for which the photographer is paid for the use of the image or video. Fees for commercial photography and filming are determined on an individual basis.

For more information, contact Cheekwood at 615-354-6377 or [email protected].

Portrait Photography

Cheekwood charges a session fee for any pre-planned or posed photography or videography taken on the Cheekwood grounds including, but not limited to bridal, engagement, pregnancy, family, senior pictures, and corporate groups. A copy of our signed Cheekwood photography guidelines is required prior to your session date. Please choose a date and time, including a backup choice, when requesting a portrait photography session. Our hours of operation should be referenced when choosing a date. Any session booked after-hours will incur an after-hours fee per hour outside of our hours of operation. We request three days advance notice for all portrait sessions. All portrait sessions include a 2-hour session and day-of admission for a total of 6 guests. Walk-up portrait sessions will not be accepted.

Portrait Photography Fee

Cheekwood Members: $300
Non-Members: $400*
After-Hours Fee: $100/hour

*Non-Member Pricing
For Non-Members, the booking fee does include one dual-household Cheekwood membership good for one year.

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Portrait Booking Form

All booking fees are non-refundable.

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