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Flexibility meets excitement at our venue in Nashville

Meetings & Events

Nashville's rich musical history, friendly reputation and diverse scenery make Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center an exciting and unique venue for your next event. Our hotel in Nashville is primed to deliver a truly flawless meeting experience through versatile event spaces, expert planners and a staff committed to making your convention in Nashville a success.

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Total Event Space

758,911 sq ft

86

Event Rooms

106

Maximum Break Rooms

10,000

Capacity Largest Space

Event Spaces

Elegance and functionality are built into every aspect of our venues. No matter the scope or size of your Nashville, Tennessee, event, our hotel has the space you need. From trade shows for thousands to a meeting for executives, our convention center hotel has you covered. Choose from our banquet halls, meeting rooms, exhibit spaces and more.

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Meeting Space Highlights

Our hotel features more than 700,000 square feet of flexible meeting space in Nashville.

The Ryman Exhibit Hall offers over 260,000 square feet of space, making it the largest non-gaming hotel exhibit space in the world.

Our meeting space is outfitted with high-speed Wi-Fi and AV equipment.

We offer an assortment of meeting venues including six ballrooms, ranging in size from 3,364 square feet to 55,314 square feet. Each space provides incredible options for your reception, banquet, gala or general session.

Up to 106 conference and breakout rooms can accommodate anywhere from 16 to 550 people so you can host smaller functions and intimate meetings.

Conference Rooms

Offer your attendees the ultimate in flexibility and convenience. Our conference rooms are stately and designed to get business done.

Rows of chairs in a meeting room facing a lectern.

Strategically located between the Magnolia and Delta Conference areas, the Presidential Conference Rooms offer your attendees the ultimate in flexibility and convenience. True to their names, these conference rooms are stately and designed to get business done.

Located on the top level of Gaylord Opryland's convention center, our 20 Magnolia Conference Rooms can be configured in sizes ranging from 380 up to 5,680 square feet.

The Ryman Studio Conference Rooms are located outside the Ryman Ballroom, providing great spaces for breakout rooms with larger space for general sessions just steps away. Conference rooms range in size from 554 square feet up to 601 square feet, but can be joined to create spaces of up to 1,733 square feet and hold meetings ranging from 16 to 160 attendees.

Overlooking the Delta Island Courtyard and Gaylord Opryland's unique indoor river, the Delta Island Conference Rooms offer an exclusive meeting space unlike any other. Dining and after-meeting networking options are just a few steps away, so your meetings will be effective and enjoyable. Delta Island Conference Rooms can hold meetings from 12 to 160.

 

Located directly above the Delta Ballroom, these conference rooms are located for easy transition from general sessions to smaller breakout meetings. These conference rooms can handle meetings up to 550.

Ballrooms & Exhibit Space

The perfect blend of beauty and function, the six ballrooms of Gaylord Opryland hotel give you incredible options for Nashville, Tennessee, conventions, receptions, banquets and galas. Offering between 3,364 square feet and 55,314 square feet, these ballrooms can be divided into more intimate spaces to suit your event's needs.

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Magnolia Ballroom

Our most intimate ballroom is the perfect choice to host exclusive galas and banquets. The luxuriously appointed ballroom features a crystal chandelier in the center of the room. Comfortably accommodating events up to 250, the Magnolia Ballroom adds a dash of exclusivity and splendor to smaller functions.

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Delta Ballroom

Our signature ballroom features more than 55,000 square feet of space, plus a 63-by-40-foot theatrical stage, three dressing rooms and registration offices. Your guests and attendees can mingle on the pre-function patio or in the Delta Lobby. The three lockable registration desks and offices, along with direct vehicle access, provide maximum ease and efficiency during the setup and execution of your event.

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Governor's Ballroom

Conveniently located near the Tennessee and Presidential Ballrooms, the Governor's Ballroom offers over 18,000 square feet of meeting space and features a registration office and direct vehicle access.

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Presidential Ballroom

The Presidential Ballroom provides 29,120 square feet of space for mid-sized events. Featuring a 63-by-31-foot stage, registration offices and direct vehicle access, the Presidential Ballroom also has three pre-function bars set just outside the ballroom.

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Tennessee Ballroom

Also located near the Business Center, the Tennessee Ballroom has just over 18,000 square feet of space and features a permanent 40-by-20-foot stage, registration offices and direct vehicle access. Two lobbies provide a wealth of options for pre-function events or networking opportunities.

Ryman Exhibit Hall

When your meeting or trade show needs to be presented on the grandest scale, consider Ryman Exhibit Hall. Located on the lower level of the convention center, the Exhibit Hall offers over 260,000 square feet of space, making it the largest non-gaming, in-hotel exhibit space in the world - ideal for even the largest Nashville conventions and conferences. The space can be subdivided easily for smaller shows, so you can host events on a grand scale or stay more intimate.

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  • 263,772 square feet of exhibition space
  • 17 dedicated loading docks
  • Direct phone hookups
  • Electricity and water accessible throughout
  • Enough room for 1,442 10X10 booths
Event Services & Technology

Commitment to Clean

Our commitment to keeping our guests, customer and hotel associates safe remains our utmost priority. We’ve developed 200+ cleaning protocols throughout each step of our guests’ journey and every physical space in the hotel.

Conference Service Partners

At Gaylord Opryland we know we're only as good as the company we keep. That's why we're so selective in choosing our service partners. We only work with companies that provide the same flawless service that's become synonymous with Gaylord Hotels. Plus, all of our partners are required to successfully complete our STARS First and Gaylord Service Basics training courses.

Stay Plugged In

At Gaylord Opryland, you get hassle-free technology solutions so your attendees stay plugged-in, connected and productive during your meeting. And you get the peace of mind that comes from having a technology partner who anticipates and delivers on your every need.

Technology Solutions Manager

Our Technology Solutions Manager specializes in technology for meetings and takes a creative approach to your needs by leveraging their expertise and in-depth knowledge of the hotel and the meetings industry to come up with innovative programs. You'll be amazed at what you'll be able to accomplish with their help. Once you're on site, they'll make sure your meeting, from set-up to break-down, is as technological

Government & Military Meeting Program

Specifically crafted to fit government and military meetings of all sizes and budgets, this new program allows you to put your focus back on what's most important - hosting your most successful event yet. Every meeting package is customized to perfectly fit the needs of your Opryland meeting, through efficient planning and flexible pricing to make this your most effective meeting event.

Planner Toolkit

Building brand and communicating your company's message is easier than ever with Gaylord Opryland event branding opportunities. Our dedicated meeting team is your invaluable resource in helping you communicate your message to attendees.

Plan Your Meeting

Gaylord Opryland offers a variety of customized services to help you meet the specific objectives of your convention. Our dedicated meeting team is an invaluable resource in helping you achieve your goals and communicate your company's message during your event.

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About This Venue

With over 700,000 square feet of space, you can choose the perfect venue for your event in Nashville

Our Ryman Exhibit Hall B can accommodate up to 10,000 guests for your event or convention

Our hotel offers ample space for your event, with six ballrooms and 100 possible breakout rooms

Use our event services and AV equipment to craft a memorable convention in Nashville

Partner with our professional planners to host an unforgettable event in our convention center

Reserve a block of 10 or more rooms at our hotel in Nashville and receive a special group rate

Weddings

Your wedding is the culmination of a lifetime of dreams. That's why Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is proud to provide custom options and services to help make your special day in Nashville truly spectacular. Whether you're declaring your love with a spirited celebration for hundreds or an intimate gathering with family and friends, our versatile venues set the tone for all of your wedding events in Tennessee. Enhance your occasion with delicious catering, and explore our customizable packages, which enable you to personalize every detail.

Extraordinary Settings

For your Nashville wedding or celebration, we offer an array of extraordinary settings and environments.

Wedding setup inside atrium.

Wedding Events

Gaylord Opryland in Nashville also offers delightful settings for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, bridesmaids' luncheon, farewell brunch and other festive wedding events.

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Gardens & Waterfalls

Make your vows against the backdrop of our beautifully manicured gardens or waterfalls inside our gleaming glass atriums - a garden venue with zero chance of rain.

View of waterfall underneath steakhouse inside atrium.

Ceremony Under the Sky

At Gaylord Springs Golf Links, beautiful fairways create a scenic backdrop for a picture-perfect indoor or outdoor wedding, rehearsal dinner or wedding reception, party or shower.

View of golf club campus

Riverboat Wedding

Exchange vows on a shimmering sunset cruise; then, dance the night away with friends and family aboard General Jackson Showboat riverboat. Contact our meeting planners for more information.

Riverboat on river with Nashville skyline in the background.

Wedding Receptions

Delight your guests with hors d'oeuvres and champagne served by uniformed wait staff as they await your arrival. Then wow them with a fabulous menu customized to meet your specific wishes.

View inside Old Hickory steakhouse with staircase and sitting area.

Distinctive Dining

Whether your vision is elegant and sophisticated or casual and relaxed, we can help you discover venues you'll remember for a lifetime.

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Key Facts & FAQs

Your wedding should be perfect from beginning to end-including the planning process. We've brought together Frequently Asked Questions to help you get started.

Our Top Questions

Please complete our Request for Proposal to be contacted by someone from our Weddings Team. You may also make an appointment with a wedding sales manager by calling (615) 458-5653.

We have hosted ceremonies and receptions for groups of every size, from 2 people to several thousand.

An afternoon wedding reception needs to end by 4 p.m.; evening wedding receptions begin at 6 p.m. Ceremony times can be adjusted to accommodate reception times. The latest an event may last until 12 midnight.

During busier wedding months, we may require that you hold your reception with us. However, your Wedding Sales Manager may be able to offer you a ceremony-only event during certain dates and times.

Yes, we have many options for venues for each of these events. We can create a different experience for your guests at each one, or tie all of them together with a common theme. We can provide special menus or customize a menu to fit your tastes.

Your Wedding Event Manager will arrange the details with you 2-3 months prior to your event.

Upon signing a contract with us, you will be assigned a Wedding Event Manager who will discuss details such as the setup and menu with you. It is strongly recommended you bring in a Wedding Coordinator to assist with vendor and bridal party timelines, rehearsal run-through, and handle the on-site coordination of your wedding and/or reception.

Absolutely. Our Wedding Sales Managers will work with you closely through email, phone and mail to make sure all the details are covered.

Wedding packages do not include any vendors. You are responsible for booking your officiant, florist/decorator, photographer, videographer and music for both the ceremony and reception. Your Wedding Event Manager can provide a list of recommended vendors, or you are welcome to bring in your own vendors. In addition, Gaylord Opryland offers award-winning florists to handle your floral needs.

We reserve the privilege of scheduling photography sessions for wedding portraits for brides hosting their wedding at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Attractions.

Self-parking is offered at a reduced rate for the guests attending the wedding ceremony/reception. Valet parking is also available.

We allot a 1-hour rehearsal time for weddings with 50 guests or more. The rehearsal is generally held the day before the ceremony.

Most wedding parties prefer to book a stay the night before the wedding so they can get ready in the comfort of their rooms.

A menu tasting for up to 4 people is available for couples planning a banquet reception for 100 or more guests at Gaylord Opryland Resort and our attractions.

Due to liability policies, Gaylord Opryland Resort must provide all food and beverage, including the wedding cake. Whether you desire an intimate or elaborate reception, we can tailor menus to your wishes.

Bar packages are available in addition to your wedding menu. However, this can be customized if you do not want to offer alcohol, prefer to add signature cocktails or upgrade to premium alcohol.

Each wedding is different, and exact pricing is determined by date, location and time of day. All ceremony locations have a rental fee. Reception rental fees will be waived if the ceremony is hosted at Gaylord Opryland Resort or our attractions. A minimum food and beverage expenditure is required for each wedding reception.

Reduced pricing is available for wedding guests under age 12.

A signed contract and a 25% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your date. Half (50%) of the estimated bill is due 3 months prior to the event, and a full estimated payment of the event is due 30 days prior to your wedding

Credit cards, checks or cash are accepted. (A personal check cannot be accepted for the final payment.) A credit card authorization form must be completed prior to the event for any additional charges.

Yes, rooms may be reserved for your guests at a special rate. The bride and groom receive complimentary accommodations for their wedding night.

We can help you explore numerous entertainment options with Gaylord Opryland and its attractions and assist you with making reservations for various activities. Options include Relâche Spa, Gaylord Springs Golf Links, Wildhorse Saloon, General Jackson Showboat, the legendary Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium and more.

Additional Wedding Information
Wedding Receptions

Delight your guests with hors d'oeuvres and champagne served by uniformed wait staff as they await your arrival. Then wow them with a fabulous menu customized to meet your specific wishes.


Receptions include:

Choice of three menu types: plated, heavy hors d'oeuvres or buffet.

Wedding cake created by resort's pastry chef.

Complimentary cake cutting and serving.

Banquet captain and staff dedicated to your event.

Guest tables, chairs, cake table and place-card table.

Choice of white or chocolate floor length tablecloths and napkins.

Complimentary use of stemware, flatware and china.

Dance floor and staging for band/DJ (some venues excluded).

 

Menu tasting is offered for up to four people prior to your wedding (for non-restaurant receptions with 100 guests).

Wedding Team

Allow our team of wedding experts to help create an unforgettable experience that you and your guests will treasure forever.

While our award-winning culinary team handles your catering needs, a dedicated wedding team will help you make sure every wedding event is perfectly orchestrated.

Distinctive Dining

Whether your vision is elegant and sophisticated or casual and relaxed, we can help you discover venues you'll remember for a lifetime.

Host your wedding party at our signature Old Hickory Steakhouse or take a culinary journey to Campania, Italy at Ravello, our signature Italian restaurant. Or celebrate with flavorful, seasonal selections at Cascades American café. For casual dining, treat your guests to bold Mexican cuisine at laid-back, festive Solario.

When it's time to kick up your heels, consider Jack Daniel's or Findley's Irish Pub.

About Our Venues

Reserve part of our atrium for your wedding in Nashville and say "I do" under stunning waterfalls

Our unique wedding venues accommodate intimate and extravagant receptions from 10 to 10,000 guests

Delight your wedding guests with delectable catering, crafted by our talented culinary team

Explore our packages, and allow our planners to make your special occasion in Tennessee perfect

Guests can play golf or visit our SoundWaves water park in between the wedding festivities

Treat your wedding party to a day of pampering in Nashville at our on-site spa                                                                        

Event Spaces & Facilities

Under a majestic atrium or a canopy of stars, Gaylord Opryland Resort offers an extraordinarily romantic ambiance to make your day memorable. Tour our hotel's wedding and reception venues for your Nashville, Tennessee, celebration.

View inside atrium in the evening.
Gardens & Waterfalls

Make your vows against the backdrop of our beautifully manicured gardens or waterfalls inside our gleaming glass atriums - a garden venue with zero chance of rain. Ceremonies include:

 

White padded garden chairs

Guest book table, gift table, unity candle table, easel for portrait

Sound system (excludes small gazebo location) and sound technician for ceremony

Rope and stanchion at each entrance to ceremony area

Personalized wedding signage

Wedding night accommodations for the bride and groom (includes amenity)

Extraordinary Settings

For your Nashville wedding or celebration, we offer an array of extraordinary settings and environments to create a one-of-a-kind experience you and your guests will remember forever.

We invite you to send a Request for Proposal or contact our wedding team at (615) 458-5363. Be sure to ask about our wedding specials and packages.

Riverboat Wedding

Exchange vows on a shimmering sunset cruise; then, dance the night away with friends and family aboard General Jackson Showboat riverboat. Contact our meeting planners for more information. 

Ceremony Under the Sky

At Gaylord Springs Golf Links, beautiful fairways create a scenic backdrop for a picture-perfect indoor or outdoor wedding, rehearsal dinner or wedding reception, party, or shower.

Wedding Events

Gaylord Opryland in Nashville also offers delightful settings for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, bridesmaids' luncheon, farewell brunch and other festive wedding events. Explore our restaurants and learn more about our catering services.

Fabulous & Flawless

Your wedding is the culmination of a lifetime of dreams, so the experience should be as flawless as it is stunning. Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Resort provides custom options and services that will make the details for your grandest wedding dreams all come together - effortlessly.

 

When you choose to host your event with us, you gain access to:

Our full-service planning team will ensure your event runs smoothly

Limitless options for planning-related weddings events, such as rehearsal dinners, bridal teas, and wedding showers

Numerous recreation and entertainment options for your guests (golf, spa, swimming, fitness center and much more.)                                                                                                

Ideal Location

Whether declaring your love with a spirited celebration of hundreds or an intimate gathering with family and friends, you'll find the ideal location among our venues for all your wedding events:

Bridal showers

Bachelor and bachelorette parties

Wedding rehearsal dinners

Magnificent ceremonies

Wedding receptions

Honeymoons

Farewell brunches