Deciding where and how to propose to your partner is intimidating, but Nashville is FULL of amazing locations. From a crowded bar overlooking the city to a quiet, secluded path in the woods. After photographing proposals all over the world, I have compiled a list of my favorite spots in Nashville. I am here to help you create the perfect, magical, personal proposal for the love of your life. 

This will be an event to remember!! Contact me for proposal photography packages:

Where to propose in Nashville & Franklin, Tennessee

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Jamie Pratt has been photographing weddings and couples in the Nashville area since 2014. 

Nashville Proposal Photographer

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Jamie was simply amazing! She is the most kind, intentional, and professional worker. From our engagement session to the wedding day, she was consistently there for us. She made both of us feel so comfortable behind the camera and she helped make the day feel so effortless and smooth. We couldn’t be happier with the results.

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For me, finding a wedding photographer was one of the most important aspects when planning our wedding. I knew that after the wedding was over, the photos would be the lasting memories of a wonderful night. Jamie captured all the feelings and best memories of our wedding that we will have to look back on for years.

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Proposal Locations

Where can I propose in downtown Nashville? 

  1. Cumberland Park
  2. The Pedestrian Bridge
  3. Schermerhorn Symphony Center
  4. The Parthenon (Centennial Park)
  5. Public Square Park
  6. Hermitage Hotel
  7. Union Station Hotel
  8. The First Art Museum
  9. Bicentennial Mall
  10. Scarrit Bennett
  11. Rooftop Bar - some bars have the availability to host your proposal as a private event. Contact the management for information! 



  1. Cheekwood Botanical Gardens
  2. Radnor Lake State Park
  3. Percy & Edwin Warner Parks
  4. Ellington Agricultural Center



Other locations to propose around Naashville



Where can I propose around Franklin, Tennessee?

  1. Public Square Park
  2. The Park at Harlinsdale Farm  
  3. Arrington Vineyards 


While nighttime proposal photos sound dreamy and romantic, consider proposing during the day if you want professional photography. I’d be happy to show you some examples of night proposals versus daytime proposals! 

When should I propose?


Have fun with it! This is a day that you two will remember forever, so don’t overthink it too much. Be yourself, consider writing out what you’ll say to her, and do it in a way that feels natural to both of you. 

Enjoy the moment



This way you’ll be able to share this part of your story with friends and family. Be wary of asking a friend to take photos. Proposal photography can be complicated, because you have one chance to capture the moment and not give away the surprise. With dozens of proposals photographed, I would be happy to chat about taking pictures of your proposal. 

Hire a professional photographer


If you have family coming into town, ask them to turn off their location sharing. There’s nothing worse than having an epic surprise planned when your partner sees that her relatives are unexpectedly in town. 

Instructions for family...


Other things to keep in mind when planning your Nashville proposal

I have been photographing proposals in Nashville and across the globe since 2012. I have a few different packages, all of which include help planning and a mini engagement session after the proposal. 

Contact me to check my availability or for more information. 

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Jamie Pratt has been serving Nashville since 2014, and photographs weddings and couples all across the globe. Jamie has been featured in publications such as Nashville Bride Guide, The Fox Magazine, Becoming Magazine, Peerspace, & others.

Driven by a passion for capturing the wonder and connection in your wedding day in images that will tell your story for generations to come. 

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