a Nashville Wedding Venue ~ the Ruby

Old is New Again: Meet Ruby, A Hillsboro Village Wedding Venue

Imagine my happy surprise when I saw this post by Sara at Ashley's Bride Guide (simply one of my favorite resources for Nashville Brides!). I recently toured this venue with a client and it has a lot of potential! A smaller space, suited for parties and weddings of 100 or less {imo}, it offers a beautiful modern space to clients looking for something intimate and close. Way to go, Dan! You've created a lovely spot!

Ruby, named by the architect who considers this venue a “small jewel”, is located just blocks away from Hillsboro Village. This unique new venue will offer Nashville brides a wonderful new option for their wedding needs.


ABG: What makes Ruby different than other venues in the Nashville area?

RUBY: Ruby has been restored from the shuttered Primitive Baptist Church at 2411 Blakemore Avenue in Hillsboro Village. With a 30-foot open ceiling, exposed roof trusses and a broad expanse of windows with park views, it is comfortable and striking without any additions.


ABG: What is the capacity of Ruby for a wedding or event?

RUBY: Ruby will fit 245 for a seated ceremony, 185 for a cocktail reception, and around 110 for a seated dinner. There is an adjacent room that can be used as a dressing room if needed. The outdoor spaces, which include two back courtyards, a front courtyard, and a deck, are prepped for easy tenting, heating and lighting, which add in excess of 1,200 square feet of added space.


ABG: What are the rental prices for events?

RUBY: Rental fees for Ruby vary by time of day and peak/off-peak days. All fees include cleaning and parking and are based on a maximum of 7 hours unless otherwise discussed. For evening events, the cost of rental is $2,000 for off-peak days and $2,750 for peak days. Daytime events cost a bit less at $1,500 on off-peak days and $2,000 for peak days.


ABG: Are there any restrictions or things to consider when hosting an event at Ruby?

RUBY: Ruby can be transformed to fit the vision that you have for your special event. The staff at Ruby will help to simplify the planning of your event with their approved vendors and will facilitate many of the details directly with the vendors you choose. If you’re worried about parking in the crowded Hillsboro area, there’s no need to be. By partnering with the schools next door, Ruby is able to offer parking for up to 300 cars, and a valet is available if needed.


To learn more about Ruby or book it for your upcoming wedding or event, visit their website athttp://rubynashville.com/ or contact Dan Cook at 615-512-5751.

Happy venue hunting!

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