After cancellations and postponements plagued betrothed couples in 2020, there was a massive wedding boom in 2021. The Wedding Report estimated nearly 2 million weddings took place in the U.S. in 2021, with 2.5 million slated for 2022, the highest number of annual weddings in four decades. In Nashville, venues are booked, party planners are slammed and vendors are struggling to keep up with the demand. Weddings are back and more beautiful than ever. We chatted with three local couples who said “I do” this year with stunning celebrations. From an at-home wedding in scenic Colorado to a music-inspired fête at the Country Music Hall of Fame to a dreamy autumnal gathering at a Franklin farm, these nuptials were filled with thoughtful details, remarkable design and unforgettable flourishes, proving that the best things come to those who wait.