For an event space that truly reflects the southern charm and unique history of the city of Memphis, there is no better location than the Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange. Located at the corner of Union Avenue and Front Street, this historic landmark sits in the heart of downtown Memphis.
Before you book that hotel banquet room and prepare your guests for another menu of rubber chicken, start making plans to party like a rock star! The Rock 'n' Soul Museum of Memphis is available for private parties, receptions and seated dinners.
The facility features an elegant 13,000 square foot Grand Ballroom with an overlooking 2,500 square foot mezzanine accented with brilliant crystal chandeliers, intricately crafted columns detailed with hand-painted gold-leaf molding and champagne-hued drapery.
From angled red doors to towering windows and pristine hardwood floors, the possibilities for a truly unique event are endless! Our lobby is a perfect fit for a small event or rehearsal dinner and the hall a stunning venue for a reception.
Venue with a view. Our recently updated bar and lounge provide guests with a place to relax combined
with an exclusive perspective on the city below. In addition, we offer small private
rooms available for catered events, and a banquet hall for weddings and special
From the breathtaking view of the Mississippi River to the casual/juke house decorated Folklore Hall, the Center provides three distinct venues for events. If you'd like to take the party with you - explore the option of working with us to provide the entertainment for your event away from the Center.
Lush gardens, classical architecture, and artistic inspiration create endless possibilities for a beautiful wedding at any time of year. The Hughes Pavilion, a light-filled building nestled in the woodland gardens, is perfect for rehearsal dinners and receptions, while the gardens offer the perfect setting for a ceremony.
Surround your guests with world-class art in a tranquil, park-like setting. The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art creates a spectacular, unique backdrop for rehearsal dinners, weddings, and receptions. With unique spaces and world-class exhibitions, the Brooks can accommodate from 50 to 1000 guests for an evening event.
We can Accommodate up to 300 guests depending on the seating arrangement or 225 for a reception style dinner and dancing, 125 classroom or 225 theater. Our round tables seat 8 guest each. All tables, chairs and white linens are included.
From weddings to receptions to special events, the Atrium and Concert Hall can accommodate up to 380 guests. Our event staff can help with the details of banquet and theater style seating with chairs and tables available for rental. There’s also convenient parking right across the street in the Toyota Center.
See our extensive list of Memphis, Tennessee wedding venues, reception facilities and other exciting wedding locations. Whether you're planning an outdoor wedding for 30 or a formal dinner reception for 300, your venue should provide the right atmosphere for your celebration.
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