15 Best Wedding Venues in Memphis, TN You’re Sure To Love

If you haven’t considered a wedding in Memphis yet, these incredible wedding venues will make you change your mind.

According to the Wedding Report, the average wedding in Memphis costs $20,975, which is a real steal. The “Home of Blues” has some of the best wedding venues in the country, but many people skip this trendy place when venue hunting.

Memphis will grab your attention if you are looking for truly cool wedding venues with characters that stray away from the rustic barn aesthetic.

From whiskey distilleries to vintage ballrooms to industrial spaces with views of the Mississippi River, these venues are much more than event centers.

Read on to discover the 15 best wedding venues in Memphis, Tennessee!


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Propcellar

This intriguing venue is ideal for the couple seeking a modern space that stands apart from the quaint chapels and typical ballrooms in other parts of Tennessee.

Propcellar is located in the vibrant Broad Avenue Arts District and features minimalist, Scandinavian furniture, including heirloom pieces, and imports directly from Sweden.

The venue is light and airy, with high ceilings, white walls, huge windows, and polished concrete floors. It incorporates some industrial features but doesn’t feel cold or too cool for school.

Host an unforgettable event here, and you will experience personalized service and memories to last a lifetime with loved ones.

Typical Cost: $3,995 and up.

Capacity: Up to 100 guests

Find Propcellar at Propcellar or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Columns

Nestled in the heart of downtown Memphis, The Columns is a venue that builds on the lively atmosphere of this dynamic part of the city.

Constructed in 1929 and originally the lobby of a bank, this historic venue is, of course, named after the marble pillars that give the space a vibe of classic grandeur.

You can choose from several wedding packages that include amenities such as round tables, banquet chairs, and LED column lighting.

You are allowed to supply your own vendors and alcohol, but you must rent your stage and/or dance floor through the venue.

This is the perfect location for a large wedding reception and is one of the few elegant venues in Memphis that can easily host over 300 guests without feeling crowded.

Typical Cost: $8,250 and up

Capacity: Up to 600 guests

Find The Columns at The Columns or check out Instagram.

The Graceland Wedding Chapel in the Woods

No list of the best wedding spots in Memphis would be complete without including a venue at Elvis Presley’s famous Graceland Estate.

The Graceland Wedding Chapel in the Woods is tucked away in the forest and provides an intimate setting for a sweet wedding ceremony.

The chapel has floor-to-ceiling windows that look out into the trees, wooden floors, two private dressing rooms, high ceilings, and stunning wood pews.

The venue is so romantic it is no wonder Hallmark featured the chapel in a recent film entitled “Wedding at Graceland.”

If you want to host your reception at Graceland, you can rent a space at the Guesthouse at Graceland. However, there are other reception venues nearby, so you have choices.

Typical Cost: From $850 for rentals Monday to Thursday for the ceremony only

Capacity: Up to 100 guests

Find The Graceland Wedding Chapel in the Woods at Graceland or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Hillwood at Davies Manor

Located 25 minutes from Memphis International Airport in Bartlett, Hillwood is a modern event space down the road from the Davies Manor Historic Site.

When you book Hillwood, you also have access to ceremony sites at Davies Manor.

One of the most famous places to exchange vows is the lawn in front of the iconic log cabin constructed in 1831.

There is also a stunning, vine-covered gazebo that looks great in photos and a wood cathedral in a charming meadow.

Hillwood event center itself features over 6,000 square feet of space, a catering kitchen, a massive stone fireplace, wood-paneled walls, and mahogany chairs.

Typical Cost: $6,000

Capacity: Up to 400 guests at Hillwood

Find Hillwood at Davies Manor at Davies Manor or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Old Dominick Distillery

Old Dominick Distillery is a great choice if you are looking for a fun, unconventional venue with an interesting history.

This whiskey distillery in downtown Memphis is modern-meets-old school and stands out from other restaurant or bar wedding venues.

Whiskey, gin, and vodka fans will love this venue for obvious reasons, but the space itself is beautiful and includes vintage pieces with unbeatable characters.

A wrap-around bar greets you on the first floor, followed by copper-tone distillery equipment that gives the atmosphere an industrial edge.

However, the second floor is the standout space. It features an indoor area and a rooftop bar with views of the Memphis Bridge and city buildings.

Typical Cost: $3,000 and up

Capacity: Up to 100 guests

Find Old Dominick Distillery at Old Dominick Distillery or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Tuscan Ridge Wedding and Event Venue

Hidden 25 minutes from Memphis in the hills of Eads, Tuscan Ridge Wedding and Event Venue specialize in hosting lavish events in a setting reminiscent of the Northern Italian countryside.

With over 200 acres of sprawling property, Tuscan Ridge has plenty of indoor and outdoor wedding options.

The grounds also include a working equestrian facility that looks right at home on the rolling pastoral lands.

The 6,000-square-foot villa boasts a grand entranceway, glistening chandeliers, fine stonework, and terracotta tiles. It’s the perfect backdrop for a black-tie wedding with gilded details, hand-crafted bouquets, and immaculate glassware.

Typical Cost: $9,000 and up

Capacity: Up to 300 guests

Find Tuscan Ridge Wedding and Event Venue at Tuscan Ridge Wedding and Event Venue or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Hermitage Hotel

Since 1910, The Hermitage Hotel has been a glamorous setting for the discerning bride seeking an elegant wedding venue in Memphis with a bit of classic charm.

For generations, families have chosen The Hermitage Hotel to host their dream wedding day, and with good reason.

You can choose from three spectacular venues: the Grand Lobby, the Grand Ballroom, and the Veranda.

The Grand Lobby is an impressive space with intricately painted glass skylights and fine Italian and Tennessee marble floors.

The dedicated event team recommends using this space for cocktail receptions and the Grand Ballroom for sit-down receptions.

If you are seeking an indoor space that feels like an outdoor venue, you will love the Veranda’s hand-painted ceilings featuring delicate skies and massive windows with views from the 6th floor.

Typical Cost: $4,000 and up

Capacity: Up to 280 guests in the Grand Ballroom and 170 guests on the Veranda

Find The Hermitage Hotel at The Hermitage Hotel or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Carousel Pavilion at the Children’s Museum of Memphis

This whimsical venue will appeal to the child within and the adult who wants comfort and great amenities.

The Carousel Pavilion, recently renovated, dates back to 1910 and includes the Ballroom rental and access to the museum.

However, the carousel itself is the perfect backdrop for your fairytale wedding. One of the most fun parts about this venue is you can choose the songs that the carousel plays.

Couples who got married at this venue in the past loved the unlimited carousel rides and the customizable lights.

You can choose to add additional services to your rental, including a coat check or a room flip if you’d like to host the ceremony and reception in the same space.

Typical Cost: From $5,500 for weekend rentals

Capacity: Up to 300 guests

Find Carousel Pavilion at the Children’s Museum of Memphis at The Children’s Museum of Memphis or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Balinese Ballroom

The Balinese Ballroom is one of Memphis’s premier contemporary event spaces in the Pinch District.

Although the name would imply a connection with the stunning island of Bali in Indonesia, it is actually a restored industrial property that has kept all its character in the renovation process.

The Balinese Ballroom is actually made up of three separate ballrooms; however, the Upstairs Ballroom is an especially beautiful venue.

It offers exposed brick walls, blonde wood floors, artfully hung strings of Edison light bulbs, large windows that let in ample natural light, and fantastic bar services.

It is also good to note that there is free parking for up to 110 cars.

Typical Cost: $1,795 and up

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Find The Balinese Ballroom at The Balinese Ballroom or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Carahills Estate

Carahills is a great choice if you are looking for a wedding venue that is a one-stop shop for all of your needs.

Featuring a famous grand staircase, the venue is undoubtedly a great place for taking elegant photographs and making a big entrance.

Their all-inclusive wedding packages include an event planner, catering, a wedding photographer, Chiavari chairs, silverware, tables, linens, floral arrangements, a wedding cake, centerpieces, china, and access to the bridal suite. It really is all inclusive!

Whether you choose an outdoor ceremony or stick to the mansion’s beautiful interior, you will not be disappointed with Carahills’ excellent value and top-notch service.

Typical Cost: $7,800 and up

Capacity: Up to 210 guests indoors or up to 300 guests outdoors

Find Carahills Estate at Carahills Estate or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Memphis Botanic Garden

This is one of the best venues in Memphis because it checks four primary boxes: good value, gorgeous outdoor spaces, great communication, and many reception and ceremony site options.

Hardin Hall can accommodate up to 350 guests and includes access to Four Seasons Garden and Hardin Hall Terrace.

Your guests can dance the night away and then take a walk through the seasonal planting featured in the formal gardens.

With over 96 acres of grounds, these stunning gardens will provide an incredible backdrop, whether you want an intimate gathering or a massive celebration.

Typical Cost: Garden ceremony packages start from $2,000

Capacity: Up to 600 guests

Find Memphis Botanic Garden at Memphis Botanic Garden Rentals or check out Facebook.

The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum

This 19th-century French Victorian mansion is an excellent choice for couples looking to get married in a historic house in Memphis.

Set in Winchester Park, on what was once called “Millionaire’s Row,” this is the perfect setting for a romantic-yet-upscale wedding.

You can choose from four venue options, but the Carriage House is a real gem. It includes enough room for 100 guests, chairs, tables, an on-site kitchen, and a wedding party suite.

From the Carriage House, your guests can enjoy views of the gardens and mansion. The Front Lawn and Porch is a dramatic ceremony site, and the stately entrance is truly eye-catching.

Typical Cost: $1,150 and up

Capacity: Up to 150 guests on the Front Lawn and Porch or 100 guests inside the Carriage House

Find Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum at Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Emerge Building

Located along the riverfront, The Emerge Building is a customizable venue with a chic industrial vibe in a trendy location.

This venue is straightforward, with original brick walls, stained columns, and 14 vintage windows that easily light up the entire space.

There are two venues to choose from: the indoor Tristar Space and the Rooftop. While other venues offer rooftop spaces, the Rooftop at the Emerge Building is truly next level.

You can see the Mississippi River, the Memphis Bridge, and the surrounding brick buildings. It is the perfect place for an intimate wedding ceremony because the capacity on the rooftop patio is 60 people.

Typical Cost: From $2,000 for rentals Monday to Thursday or $4,500 for 10-hour rentals on Friday or Sunday

Capacity: Up to 60 guests on the Rooftop and 200 guests in the Tristar Space

Find The Emerge Building at The Emerge Building.

The Peabody Memphis

This venue has a long history with the community of Memphis, and generations of family members pass this indoor event space down as if it were an heirloom.

With over 80,000 square feet of event space spread across several elegant reception venues, there is a place for every size of celebration.

The Continental Ballroom features crystal chandeliers, elaborate plastered ceiling décor, and enough space to accommodate 700 guests. However, it does not have windows. The Skyway and Rooftop is better if natural light is important to you.

This venue can accommodate 700 guests but features breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and Art Deco designs.

Pro tip: If you plan to get married in a church and are looking only for a reception hall, Peabody Memphis is a great choice for you.

Typical Cost: $7,000 and up

Capacity: Up to 2,000 guests

Find The Peabody Memphis at The Peabody Memphis or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Cedar Hall

This romantic estate will transport you to a time gone by with Antebellum architecture and grounds filled with acres of magnolia trees, rolling lawns, immaculate English gardens, and landscaped courtyards.

It’s the perfect space for outdoor ceremonies, bridal showers, opulent receptions, and glamorous cocktail hours.

The hall was originally constructed in 1846 and has undergone several iterations before transforming into the space it is today.

As one of the properties managed by Evergrove Estates, the venue offers impeccable service and is designed to be an event center without the restrictions of a museum. It is also a bed and breakfast featuring accommodations to die for.

Pro tip: Check out Evergrove Estates’ second venue, Heartwood Hall.

Typical Cost: From $7,500 for rentals on Friday or Sunday plus a $35 per person catering minimum

Capacity: Up to 250 guests

Find Cedar Hall at Cedar Hall or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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