Built in 1874 by Robert Bradley, the Red House is located just one block from the square in historic downtown Franklin and serves an appealing venue for special celebrations, including ceremonies, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners and wedding showers. The beautifully preserved 140-year-old Franklin landmark boasts historic exteriors and modern interiors adorned with authentic rock and roll memorabilia that will give any event a distinctive character with a touch of southern charm. Rental of the venue includes exclusive use of the Red House and grounds, private parking, tables, chairs, and basic linens, the use of a bridal room, and a professional event coordinator.

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Amenities & Facilities

Located just one block from the main square in downtown Historic Franklin, the Red House offers beautifully appointed and unique spaces for romantic ceremonies or elegant receptions. The lovingly maintained historic exteriors make lovely backdrops for wedding photographs, while more than 2,500 square feet of modern interior spaces are ideal for informal rehearsal dinners or formal receptions. The Red House can accommodate up to 150 people inside for cocktail gatherings, or 100 guests for seated dinners, and up to 150 people outside for ceremonies or reception under the stars. The gardens can be used for functions or as overflow areas and can be tented in inclement weather.


Rental of the Red House include a range of amenities and services such as indoor and outdoor areas, including the gardens, and front and side porches, tables and chairs, a sound system with a microphone, large flat-screen television for slideshows, an event coordinator on the day of the function, set-up and clean-up of the venue, and ample free parking. The Red House can also arrange additional services such as preferred vendor lists for wedding cakes, photography and videography, wedding planning and management services, table d├ęcor and floral arrangements, makeup, and more.

General Information

The Red House is located at 138 3rd Avenue N in Franklin, is wheelchair accessible, and offers ample free parking at the venue.

138 3rd Ave N, Franklin, TN 37064, Phone: 615-973-3503

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