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Parks and Recreation

CAC Courtyard Event Venue

CAC CourtyardWithin Centennial Park, at the Centennial Art Center, the Herb Society of Nashville maintains a beautiful year-round Herb Garden that surrounds the water fountain located behind the building. This is a wonderful area to host events like weddings, lunch meetings, and get togethers with friends, or to relax in the serenity of the park.

The courtyard can be rented for after-hours private parties and weddings.

  • Rental fee is $180 per hour with a 2 hour minimum for Davidson County residents and $220 per hour for out-of-county residents. A $150 non-refundable deposit will reserve the space.
  • Event attendance is limited to 150 people.
  • Decorations are permitted.
  • Electricity is available.
  • Alcohol and amplified music are permitted with approval by the Board of Parks & Recreation.

Access to the courtyard is free and open to the public Monday–Thursday, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For more details on renting the courtyard for your next event, please call: 615-862-8442 or send an e-mail to: joshua.wagner@nashville.gov

CAC Courtyard facing the building

Centennial Art Center

CAC Courtyard and Herb Garden

The CAC Herb Garden is maintained by the Herb Society of Nashville.

Fountain in Courtyard

A Member of the Herb Society Working on the Garden