Continued from 25 Pitch-Perfect Nashville Event Venues
Location: 221 2nd Avenue North
Great For: Receptions, Company Retreats, Art Shows
With an entrance marked by a combination of potted trees and green neon, the 21c Museum Hotel is a quirky and modern destination with a professional event staff ready to serve. The funky spot features more than 10,500 square feet of art-filled exhibit space, freeing event planners to invest their energy into something other than decor.
Meanwhile, catering services from Gray & Dudley mean dining will be easy to plan and attractive to serve. What’s left? Working on what will certainly be a coveted invite list.
Location: 4580 Rachels Lane
Great For: Weddings, Picnics
Hold your next event at the former home of President Andrew Jackson. The historic mansion, surrounded by 1100 acres of pure country serenity, features three different outdoor sites, as well as a cabin, mansion, and church for indoor events. Beautiful for any event, The Hermitage would make an especially ideal space for events focused on history or leadership.
Location: 1001 Broadway
Great For: Corporate Meetings, Receptions
Sophisticated and modern, this 4-Diamond hotel features a variety of rooms and spaces for small meetings of ten or grand celebrations for up to 500. With room names like The Hummingbird, Backstage, The Green Room, and the Dixie Flyer, the Union Station Hotel will give your guests a sense of Nashville’s history while surrounding them with impeccable service.
Location: 3622 Redmon St
Great For: Charity Events, Galas
In the world of event venue first impressions, a whimsical spiral staircase and a floor-to-ceiling wall of windows are about as good as they come. The Noah Liff Opera Center is comprised of a Grand Lobby, Opera Studio, and two board rooms, each tailored for different needs. The Opera Studio can seat 250 for dinner, while the boardrooms accommodate 30-45. And did we mention chandeliers?
Location: 22 Fifth Avenue South
Great For: Company Party, VIP Event
What could possibly embody Nashville’s DNA better than the Country Music Hall of Fame? A joyous venue, especially for out of town guests, the CMHOF has fifteen separate spaces available for meeting and gatherings. From the 1400-square foot boardroom with table seating for ten to the 10,000-square foot event hall with reception seating for 1200, this is an address that will be sure to put a smile on the face of any music lover.
Location: 2201 West End Ave
Great For: Company Retreat, Meetings
For a more affordable space, go back to college! Vanderbilt, that is. The University happily rents out spaces for private events, at rates well under the market average. The options are too numerous for even the University to list on their own website, but with 330 acres of campus, you can be sure that there’s a room well-suited for your precise needs.
Location: 90 Oceanside Dr
Great For: Team Retreats, Pitch Competition
By day it’s a coworking space for creatives. But by night, WELD releases its cool and funky community spaces to the public–for a fee, that is. Perfect for a pitch competition or other event that melds work and play, WELD is primely located just south of Downtown in the 8th South. Work or play: who says you can’t have both?
Capacity: Limitless (Varies by Space)
Location: 4520 Graystone
Great For: Weddings, Retreats, Concerts
138 acres. That’s the scale to keep in mind when considering Graystone Quarry, a massive private property located at the intersection of interstates 65 and 840. Part chic barn, part forest, and part outdoor concert venue, Graystone Quarry is a venue built by visionaries for visionaries. Get away from the office for a team retreat atop a working rock quarry, or a stunning team cocktail hour on the patio. Think a natural beauty can’t be beaten? They’ve placed phone chargers by the bathrooms. Are you sold now?
Location: 2910 Elm Hill Pike
Great For: Receptions
Make your own history at the Buchanan Log House, a cozy property on the National Register of Historic Places. Built-in 1807 by James Buchanan himself, the home’s interior features several different spaces available for rent. A dining room, main room, and two bedrooms offer intimate spaces for small gatherings, while an outdoor stage and backyard offer plenty of space for guests to mingle.