Meeting Space




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Knoxville offers an excellent variety of meeting space. Choose from a number of facilities for your business meeting, trade show, corporate convention, family reunion, concert, seminar, or other special event.

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Armstrong-Lockett House
(Crescent Bend House and Gardens)
2728 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 637-3163

The River Room can accommodate 80 people for a sit-down event or 150 for standing only reception. With the use of two garden terraces, Crescent Bend can accommodate 250 plus. Eight hour limit. May supply own alcohol. Kitchen available. Bride's room available.

Bijou Theatre
803 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 522-0832

The Bijou is Knoxville’s oldest business building, dating to 1813 as a tavern and to the 1830’s as “the grandest hotel in the South.” The Bijou is available for business meetings, concerts, films, photo shoots, private parties, proms, recitals, speakers/lectures, and weddings and receptions.

Blount Mansion Visitors Center
200 W. Hill Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 525-2375

The Blount Mansion Visitors Center and gardens are available for use for special events throughout the year. The Visitors Center can comfortably seat about 80 people theater-style and approximately 40-50 people for a sit down dinner. The space can accommodate about 100 for a standing reception. A small, fully-equipped kitchen and tables and chairs are also available upon request. Rental fees vary depending on size of group, date and time, and set up. Local, community-based, non-profit organizations are encouraged to use the Blount Mansion Visitors Center and Craighead-Jackson Education Center for a fee. Contact for more information about event rental space.

Blue Coast Grill
37 Market Square
Knoxville TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 243-2300

Blue Coast is a multi-level restaurant offering lunch, dinner and weekend brunch with an ambience as unique as its menu. A second floor private room can easily accommodate events for about 60 people standing or 51 sitting. You can order right from the menu or choose a banquet-style event with two or three entrees and sides. Catering is also available.

Blue Room
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 690-0103

The Blue Room (1,100 sq ft) has a quaint feel with contrasting blue palette. Minimum foodservice purchase for 30 persons. Can accommodate up to 60 persons.

Board Room
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 690-0103

The Board Room (550 sq ft) is an intimate, oak trimmed private room with elegant chandelier. Minimum foodservice purchase of $350. Can accommodate up to 40 persons.

Bridge View at the Boathouse
900 Neyland Drive
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 974-2406

With stunning views of the Tennessee River and Knoxville's downtown skyline, BridgeView serves as the perfect backdrop for your event. From the initial planning process, to the final farewell, Bridgeview offers flawless full-service catering in a sophisticated setting.

Burgandy Room
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 690-0103

The Burgandy Room (1,195 sq ft) has a burgundy and gold color palette and evening sconce lighting. Minimum foodservice purchase for 60 persons. Can accommodate up to 110 persons.

Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center
3301 East Magnolia Ave
Knoxville, TN 37914 • Map It
(865) 215-1450

This 81-acre, multi-use venue owned by the City of Knoxville is located blocks away from interstate access and minutes from downtown. The facility includes a 3-acre lake, bandstand, and 4500+ seat amphitheatre.

Corryton Community Club
9331 Davis Road
Corryton, TN 37721 • Map It
(865) 688-0510

The Community Club building is available to rent for parties, weddings, meetings, and family, class, and other types of reunions.

Country Jewell
6550 Hickory Valley Road
Heiskell TN 37754
(865) 494-0552 • Map It

Like a gem hidden in the earth, Country Jewell and Chapel are quaint and charming, tucked away in Anderson County, Tennessee. Located less than 10 minutes off I-75, they are convenient to Knoxville, Norris Lake, Pigeon Forge, and cape hatteras at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Main event building accommodate up to 100 persons. Wedding chapel accommodates up to 45 people.

Courtyard by Marriott Knoxville West/Bearden
650 Brookview Centre Way
Knoxville TN 37919
(865) 690-7680 It

The Concord Room is a permanent executive boardroom setup that can accommodate 10 people and is equipped with a 72" flat screen SmartTV. The Brookview Room is 1,200 square feet and has a maximum capacity of 146 people and can accommodate various set-ups such as 70 people theater style or 45 people classroom. It is equipped with a built-in projector and screen. We also provide our own in-house catering and our Executive Chef can create anything you can imagine for groups big or small.

Dara's Garden
2637 Maryville Pike
Knoxville TN 37920 • Map It
(865) 609-3272

Dara’s Garden takes all your event-planning anxiety and makes it into an affair you will never forget. No matter the concerns you may have—large groups, short notice, small budget—we can accommodate them. Asian style gazebo, rose garden, formal house garden, classic white gazebo, intimate stone courtyard, fountain garden. We have a large array of menus, specialty cakes, and rental equipment to ornament your occasion, and we handle all the arranging. Plenty of free parking, up to 150 white, padded garden chairs, tables and starched white linens for food service.

East Tennessee Historical Society
601 S. Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 215-8824

Will accommodate up to 275 persons for standing reception; 175 for sit-down dinner. Room can be divided.

Embassy Suites Knoxville West
9621 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922 • Map It
(865) 246-2309

Over 9,000 square feet of meeting space including conference rooms. For more informal meetings, an executive conference suite offers in-suite Wi-Fi and a full conference table in the living room. Complimentary fitness and business centers.

Fountain City Lyon's Club Meeting Hall
Fountain City Park
Knoxville TN 37918 • Map It
(865) 687-5191

Will accommodate up to 120 persons. Kitchen is available for use.

Hilton Knoxville
501 W. Church Avenue
Knoxville TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 523-2300

The Hilton Knoxville is located in the heart of downtown's business district. With a covered skybridge to the Knoxville Convention Center, a short walk to the University of Tennessee campus, and views of the Tennessee River and Neyland Stadium - the Hilton is convenient to it all.

Historic Bleak House
(Confederate Memorial Hall)
3148 Kingston Pike, SW
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 522-2371

Will hold 150 in house. The house is open 2 hrs. prior to booking time and 45 min. afterwards. The gardens are open for rehearsal. A refundable damage deposit is due at booking. Additional hours can be added with a per hour fee. May supply own wine or Champagne only and use kitchen.

Hotel St. Oliver
407 Union Avenue
Knoxville TN 37902 • Map It

The hotel's large library off of the lobby provides a cozy and quiet retreat. It can also be reserved for private meetings and small parties. The hotel is located at historic Market Square, giving our guests an array of restaurants, outdoor cafes and shops to discover during their stay. Theaters, museums, Knoxville Convention Center and the University of Tennessee are all within walking distance.

Ijams Nature Center
2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville TN 37920 • Map It
(865) 577-4717

Will accommodate up to 60 for sit-down dinner; standing for up to 100 persons. Facilities also available for outdoor events. Smoke-free environment. Kitchen available. 200 folding chairs and four 6" tables available.

Jacob Building
3301 Magnolia Ave
Knoxville TN 37914 • Map It
(865) 215-1450

The Jacob Building is a two-story exhibition hall suitable for trade shows, meetings, performances, etc. It is located at Chilhowee Park ( It measures 100 ft. x 400 ft. with 36,600 sq. ft. of unobstructed floor space on the main level and 20,500 sq. ft. on the balcony. There are four rest rooms and two dressing rooms. Two permanent concession areas are located on the main floor. The ceiling is 15 ft. under the balcony and a 30 ft. elsewhere. The building has six loading doors, two on the balcony level and four on the main level. All are 10 ft. wide and 11 ft. high. Free parking is available.

Jubilee Banquet Facility
6700 Jubilee Center Way
Knoxville, TN 37912 • Map It
(865) 938-2112

Jubilee Banquet Facility is Knoxville’s newest location for all events and occasions. From weddings and birthdays to training sessions and seminars, the staff at Jubilee will provide you with an experience you won’t soon forget. With an executive chef on staff and a portfolio of recommended vendors, Jubilee is your one stop shop for events.

Knoxville Civic Coliseum
500 Howard Baker Jr. Avenue
Knoxville TN 37915 • Map It
(865) 215-8900

Ballroom, auditorium, and main floor are available.

Knoxville Convention Center
701 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 522-5669

The convention center is located in downtown Knoxville, adjacent to the Sunsphere at the World's Fair Park. The Center is a half million square feet of space and boasts a 119,922-square-foot exhibit hall and a 27,300-square-foot divisible ballroom, which can accommodate up to 1,850 people for a formal banquet or 2,600 for a meeting. In July 2013 the center became a destination for 5-6,000 East Tennesseans looking to be part of PBS’ highest rated program, Antiques Roadshow.

Knoxville Expo Center
5441 Clinton Hwy.
Knoxville, TN 37912 • Map It
(865) 686-3200

The center offers more than 120,000 square feet of exhibit space. High-speed internet access and analog phone service, full range of equipment including tables and chairs, full-service kitchen and catering department.

Knoxville Museum of Art
1050 World's Fair Park
Knoxville, TN 37916 • Map It
(865) 525-6101

The Knoxville Museum of Art, one of the city's most beautiful venues, is available for rental to individuals, non-profit organizations and corporations. The KMA staff will work with you to ensure a successful and unforgettable event. Whether it be a wedding, a prom, a reunion, or fundraiser, the museum's Great Hall transforms into the perfect space to suit your needs. Easy access and free parking combined with beautiful views of the World's Fair Park.

Laurel Theatre
1538 Laurel Ave
Knoxville TN 37915 • Map It
(865) 522-5851

Located on the corner of Laurel Avenue and Sixteenth Street in the UT area. This historic church can accommodate ceremonies of 150 or less with a reception room downstairs. The main room upstairs may be used as the reception area if the ceremony is held in a different location. Chairs and a small kitchen are available.

Library Room
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 690-0103

The Library Room (1,250 sq ft) has a stone fireplace with mantle and bookcases, windows for natural light, and custom window treatments. Minimum foodservice purchase for 40 persons. Accommodates up to 80 persons.

The Emporium
100 S. Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 523-7543

The rentable space of The Emporium is available to individuals, non-profit organizations, and other organizations for events, meetings, parties, receptions, weddings, reunions, and more. Downstairs Gallery (24' x 118' space): Up to 375 standing receptions; 200 sit-down dinner/lunch.

The Lily Barn
1116 Carr's Creek Road
Townsend TN 37882 • Map It
(865) 448-9895

The Lily Barn is a 120 year old cantilever barn that sits among a 3-acre perennial garden.  In addition to the cantilever barn, houses and garden gift shop, there is an evergreen maze for children of all ages, a pond, and beautiful Day Lilies in bloom. The Pavilion seats up to 150 people at round tables. Usually with good weather the wedding receptions spill out onto the grounds leaving ample room for food, drink and dancing under the diamond lit pavilion for as many as 300 guests. A 30' x 70' pavilion, lots of grassy area and a gazebo are available. You may bring your own alcohol. There is a kitchen.

Mabry-Hazen House
1711 Dandridge Ave
Knoxville TN 37915 • Map It
(865) 522-8661

Rental includes guest house and grounds. Guests may tour the main house. 130 chairs plus eight 6' tables are included in rental. May use kitchen and provide own alcohol.

Maple Grove Inn
8800 Westland Drive
Knoxville, TN 37923 • Map It
(865) 951-2315

Located on 15 acres of beautiful West Knoxville natural beauty, the Maple Grove Inn provides luxury facilities and service for corporate events, weddings, and wedding receptions. Our facilities can accommodate up to 300 people for a sit down event.

The Magnolia Manor
18350 Martel Manor
Lenoir City TN 37772 • Map It
(865) 988-4510

This 1815 circa home with a 20' x 30' carriage pavilion and a gazebo is available for weddings and receptions. Alcohol is now permitted.

Museum of Appalachia
2819 Andersonville Hwy
Clinton TN 37716 • Map It
(865) 494-7680

Do you dream of a wedding under a blue autumn sky followed by a reception inside with a crackling fire in a big, stone fireplace? Or have you always wanted an intimate ceremony in a small, woodland chapel? Have you envisioned a spring wedding in the open air with lambs in the fields around you? The Museum of Appalachia can make your dreams come true.

Norris Tea Room
125 Village Green Circle
Lake City TN 37769 • Map It
(865) 426-7461

Can hold 150 sit-down and 300 standing with tents outside on porch. May supply own liquor but must be kept indoors.

Pollard Technology Conference Center
210 Badger Ave.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 • Map It
(865) 765-5273

The auditorium (3,100 sq ft) offers:
• 300-seat capacity with upholstered seats and attached working surfaces
• 12 x 9 rear-projection screen providing optimal viewing in any lighting and featuring Sanyo™ projector
• Multiple microphone and computer inputs on stage support single presenter or panel presentations
• Main A/V control room equipment supports recording to or playback from CD/DVD, VHS, and cassette tape
• Extron™ audio/visual routing enables activities in the auditorium to be broadcast throughout the building
• JBL™ speaker systems deliver premium stereo sound for multimedia presentations and are also optimized for speech
• LCD touch-panel control system with wireless remote
• Videoconferencing and Web-casting capabilities

The Pavilion at Hunter Valley
9111 Hunter Valley Lane
Knoxville TN 37923 • Map It
(865) 223-2758

Nestled on fifty-seven pristine acres, The Pavilion at Hunter Valley Farm is a local lakefront beauty. Located in the heart of West Knoxville, our 6,000 square foot glass-enclosed pavilion offers unlimited possibilities for any event. It features 4,800 square feet of heated and cooled open floor space, oversized restrooms and dressing areas, and a spacious caterer’s kitchen. Our large deck overlooks beautiful Bluegrass Lake and is used for additional seating.

Porter-Brakebill Manor
813 Martin Mill Pike
Rockford TN 37853 • Map It
(865) 983-0028

The Porter-Brakebill Manor is located on 100 acres of beautiful farmland. Views of the nearby Smoky Mountains surround the property. Even though the home is located within easy access of the many attractions of East Tennessee, it is secluded enough so that you can leave the stress of the modern world as far behind as you desire.

Ramsey House
2614 Thorngrove Pike
Knoxville TN 37914 • Map It
(865) 546-0745

Accommodates 115 guests. Will hold more on grounds w/ tent. May use kitchen and provide own alcohol.

Relix Variety Theatre
1208 N. Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917 • Map It
(865) 898-0066

On-site and plentiful, free on-street parking, outstanding and clean facilities. 300 person capacity. VIP lounge. 2 concrete bars. Modular furnishing system... from stage to display to seating. Full commercial kitchen. Full sprinkler system. Relix Variety Theatre is a Special Events venue located in the Happy Holler District. Relix Variety Theatre is located in a 1915 grocery store space and has been fully renovated to create a unique, flexible space to host a variety of events.

Ridge Valley Farms
4446 Six Mile Road
Maryville TN 37803 • Map It
(865) 984-8431

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains, Ridge Valley Farms provides an inspiring backdrop for a romantic wedding, reception, corporate event or spiritual retreat. Features a sky lit pavilion with a stage and fireplace, gazebo, cascading waterfalls and beautiful bridal dressing rooms. Free parking accommodates 200 plus guests. Provides a beautiful setting at the base of the Chilhowee Mountains. Facilities: Large gazebo, outdoor pavilion area with stone fireplace to accommodate 200+ guests. Elegant changing areas for the bridal party. 60" round tables, chairs and extras provided. Free parking. Music, dancing and alcohol permitted. Events end at 9:00 PM with 10:00 PM departure.

Sunset Room
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 690-0103

The Sunset Room (1,354 sq ft) has windows for natural light, custom window treatments, and French provincial decor. Minimum foodservice purchase for 45 persons. Accommodates up to 90 persons.

Tellico West Conference Center
121 Grand Vista
Vonore, TN 37885 • Map It
(423) 884-2338

A wedding, wedding reception, corporate meeting/training, birthday party, trade show venue. Two Ballrooms, Cherohala room for small gatherings, boardroom for corporate meetings. Full kitchen, lobby, baths, parking. Can accommodate 300 seated and more, if standing. Ceiling projector, projector screen, WiFi, PA system, and more. Offers beer and liquor by the drink with licensed bartenders and a bar.

Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church
2391 Kingston Pike
Knoxville TN 37919 • Map It
(865) 523-4176

The Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church welcomes people of many different religious, political and economic backgrounds. We have over ten rooms available for rentals, and we offer steep discounts to nonprofit organizations. We have hosted lectures, classes, recitals, plays, screenings, concerts, picnics, and everything in between! We also have projectors with large drop-down screens, an industrial kitchen, expansive outdoor areas, and can offer childcare services for a small extra fee.

The Tennessee Theatre
604 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 523-2665

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Tennessee Theatre is honored as the Official State Theatre of Tennessee. This historic venue is a world-class performing arts facility with state-of-the-art technical equipment. The theatre serves as East Tennessee’s most technically advanced, full-service performing arts facility. It also serves as the perfect setting for weddings, corporate meetings, and special events. The Tennessee Theatre recently joined The Broadway League, an exclusive 700-plus member organization of theatre owners, operators, producers, presenters and general managers in New York City and more than 200 cities across North America.

Thompson-Boling Arena
1600 Stadium Drive
Knoxville TN 37916 • Map It
(865) 974-0953

The newly remodeled 18,390 sq. ft. Arena serves as a venue for sporting events, concerts, special events, and University of Tennessee events.

UT Conference Center
600 Henley Street, Suite 400
Knoxville TN 37902 • Map It
(865) 974-0250

The center offers large meeting rooms, breakout sessions, private board rooms, dining and reception areas, and an executive auditorium. There two state-of-the-art multimedia computer labs. Each Lab is equipped with state of the art Dell brand computers, both labs run the latest XP operating systems software. Each workstation within the labs has direct connection to the Internet as well as Wi-Fi.
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Whitestone Country Inn
1200 Paint Rock Rd
Kingston, TN 37763 • Map It
(865) 376-0113

Wedding chapel and facilities, catering and receptions, and conference facilities. Located near Kingston, Tennessee on Watts Bar Lake with views of the Smoky Mountains, the 600-acre property includes a luxurious AAA 4-Diamond Bed and Breakfast, Restaurant, Wedding Chapel, and Conference Facilities.

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
700 Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville TN 37915 • Map It
(865) 633-9000

The Urban Playground here is a unique and motivating area to hold corporate meetings. It's just like a real neighborhood ball court, and can be outfitted with audio/visual equipment to meet your needs. The Urban Playground seats up to 250 theater style or 200 at dining tables. An elegant and unique setting, overlooking downtown Knoxville with a sweeping staircase and panoramic view, the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame evokes an ambiance perfectly suited for wedding celebrations.

Yacht Club on Tellico Lake
100 Sequoyah Road
Loudon, TN 37774 • Map It
(865) 458-6464

Offers two majestic settings for your affair. Get married on the water at a private dock which can accommodate 150 seated guests. The Patio, a lake view, can seat more than 150 people. Both of these accommodations provide spectacular views of the beautiful mountains and water. The top floor of the facility, The Gallery, is also available for ceremonies.


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