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CJ’s Off the Square in downtown Franklin, Tennessee, is a fantastic wedding venue and event center. Furthermore, CJ’s Off the Square is the perfect choice for couples looking for a full-service wedding venue! They specialize in garden ceremonies, outdoor receptions, rehearsal dinners, and more. Wedding planning is made easy with their professional event staff and convenient wedding packages that you can tailor to suit weddings of all styles and sizes.
218 3rd Avenue N
Franklin, Tennessee 37064
CJ’s Off the Square is a romantic outdoor wedding venue in the Nashville area of Tennessee. Located in downtown Franklin, this event venue specializes in all-inclusive wedding packages made exclusively for this intimate garden setting.
Founded in 2005 by owner CJ Dickson, a Nashville local who was frustrated with outdated wedding planning methods, this venue is a full-service venue that helps clients design their dream day without all the fuss. CJ and her excellent events team work with couples to plan their big day in this intimate garden setting.
CJ’s Off the Square can host up to 135 guests in this beautiful garden setting. The venue has stunning locations suitable for both the ceremony and reception and backup spaces for harsh weather. No matter what surprises Mother Nature brings, couples and their guests can enjoy a seated dinner and experience a gorgeous wedding celebration.
Receptions can move under the pavilion, and garden receptions can move to the historic house for an indoor meal. Speeches, toasts, cake, and dancing can resume in the covered pavilion. This venue guarantees that rain will not ruin your special day, and adjustments due to weather come at no additional cost.
CJ’s Off the Square has three event spaces: the historic house, an outdoor pavilion, and a garden. The historic house has central heating and cooling. The pavilion and garden are outdoor spaces, and the venue provides fans and heaters to help keep guests comfortable. Your photographer has all these spaces to work with, including a Koi pond, stunning greenery, and beautiful stone walls serving as backdrops. Achieve the wedding portraits of your dreams with this naturally beautiful location.
A bridal suite and dressing room are available for the guys and gals on site. The groom and groomsmen can enjoy hanging out in the venue’s wine cellar. The ladies can relax in the elegant bridal suite upstairs in the historic house. The bridal suite is light and airy with a vintage vibe that is perfect for getting ready photos.
Most weddings include 8 hours of exclusive use of the venue. Couples can add more time if needed. Additionally, weekday weddings are available. All events include brunch, lunch, or dinner provided by the venue’s exclusive caterer. Most wedding packages include decorations, and candles and sparklers are permitted in outdoor event spaces. Packages include tables, chairs, linens, china, furniture, and decor are provided, including a bar, champagne wall, or lounge furniture.
Parking is available on the street, at the venue’s parking lot, or through a valet service.
One of the venue’s selling points is the all-inclusive nature of the venue. Couples work one-on-one with a wedding planner who walks them through every step of the planning process. Full-service packages have amazing value and are why this venue has so many 5-star reviews!
The owner’s favorite part of the venue is its romantic garden setting, right in the heart of a historic downtown district. CJ’s Off the Square is one of the area’s best-kept secrets! Walking down the street, people would never know this enchanting pavilion and romantic garden exist in charming downtown Franklin. Guests’ faces light up as they walk into this venue for the first time. It truly is an exquisite event space!
For couples who want an intimate garden wedding right in the heart of downtown Franklin, CJ’s Off the Square is a perfect choice. The venue’s accommodating, all-inclusive wedding packages make planning a breeze, and the charming historic ambiance of the event space is unmatched by any other in the Nashville area.
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