Meeting and Event Venues

More Reasons Than Ever to Hold Your Meeting or Event in Rutherford County!

This vibrant Southern community is located just southeast of Nashville and features central location, easy I-24 access, FREE parking county-wide, and a 63,000 square-foot conference center adjacent to The Avenue® Murfreesboro, a lovely open-air shopping and dining area.

The county offers 55 hotels and 5,200 rooms ranging from moderate to luxury, plus 110,000 total square feet of meeting space, and over 400 restaurants. The Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau is ready to help you plan and execute a truly unique event.


Why Choose Rutherford County?

Attractive destination

for meetings, conventions, special events, or trade shows

25 miles

from I-40 via I-840



Over 5,200

hotel rooms

The Center

of it all! Rutherford County is the exact geographic center of the state of Tennessee

Free and plentiful parking

at all hotels and meeting facilities

30 miles

southeast of Nashville on I-24

Within a day's drive

of 50% of the population of the United States

35 miles

from Nashville International Airport - BNA

We're Here to Help You Plan

To ensure your success, the Convention & Visitors Bureau offers a free service to assist you in planning your event. Take the worry out of planning and let our professionals coordinate your next event in Rutherford County.

We Will

  • Work with you to develop an itinerary geared specifically for your group
  • Check hotel rates and availability
  • Make arrangements with the hotel, restaurants, sites and attractions
  • Offer step-on guide service at no charge
  • Provide your group with local brochures and information

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(615) 278-2014.

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Meeting & Event Venues

Meeting & Event Venues

  • AnnaLee Acres
    With a country setting and 5 acres of land for you to utilize, AnnaLee Acres is the place for your event and a lovely setting for photographers. This backcountry event venue has modern amenities including indoor plumbing and electricity, heat and A/C, and audio visual capabilities available with provided projector and screen. Included are round white tables, and chairs to seat 200, 8 cocktail tables, 2 cake tables, and two 8 foot banquet tables. Set-up and tear-down included with the provided tables and chairs. A tent can be rented and set up if additional seating is necessary. This striking venue is located only 14 miles west of Murfreesboro, TN, and 42 miles south of Nashville, TN.
    11000 Highway 99
    Rockvale, TN 37153
    (615) 274-3376
    Distance: : 12.07 mi
  • Arrington Vineyards
    Founded by Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn, Arrington Vineyards is located 20 miles west of Murfreesboro in the beautiful hills of Arrington. They invite you to come experience their award-winning wines, spectacular vineyard views from their covered deck, and breathtaking sunsets. They sell wine and have tastings every day, including Sunday.
    6211 Patton Road
    Arrington, TN 37014
    (615) 395-0102
    Distance: : 17.01 mi
  • Carriage Lane Inn
    Carriage Lane Inn
    Seven guest rooms/kitchen, private bath/whirlpools, cable TV/VCR, high-speed Internet, Non-smoking, private breakfast if requested, full breakfast, complimentary snack bar, balcony, gardens, private off-street parking.
    411 North Maney Avenue
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 890-3630
    Distance: : 0.32 mi
  • Clarion Inn & Suites
    Clarion Inn & Suites
    179 units, fitness center, indoor/outdoor heated pool, meeting/banquet facility, interior and exterior corridors, whirlpool, hairdryers, electronic locks, voice mail, iron/ironing boards, dataports, coffee makers, cable TV, free high-speed wireless Internet, complimentary hot breakfast.
    2227 Old Fort Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 896-2420
    Distance: : 2.35 mi
  • Comfort Suites - Murfreesboro
    Comfort Suites - Murfreesboro
    82 suites, outdoor pool, meeting room, interior corridors, heated whirlpool, sauna, fitness center, hairdryers, electronic locks, voice mail, iron/ironing boards, free high-speed Internet, dataports, coffee makers, refrigerators, microwave, all suites, cable TV, complimentary hot breakfast, credit cards and travelers' checks accepted.
    226 N. Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 869-0950
    Distance: : 2.26 mi
  • Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
    Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
    52 units, exercise facility, meeting rooms, free continental breakfast, local calls, newspapers, in-room coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator.
    2262 Armory Drive
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 890-5951
    Distance: : 2.44 mi
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
    DoubleTree by Hilton
    168 guest rooms, Burger Bar & Bistro, over 4,000 sq. ft of meeting/event space, 24-hour business center, complimentary high-speed Internet access, indoor/outdoor heated pool, refrigerators, coffee/coffee makers, suites, cable TV and Showtime programming.
    1850 Old Fort Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 895-5555
    Distance: : 1.92 mi
  • Embassy Suites Murfreesboro Hotel & Conference Center
    The Embassy Suites Murfreesboro – Hotel and Conference Center is an all suite, full-service, property featuring 283 two-room suites and over 63,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Amenities include a full-service restaurant, day spa, atrium lounge, indoor pool, exercise facility, business center and Caffeina’s market place serving coffee drinks. Pet Friendly. The hotel is conveniently located off Interstate 24 and adjacent to the Avenue, an open-air retail center.
    1200 Conference Center Blvd.
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 890-4464
    Distance: : 3.47 mi
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites - Murfreesboro
    Fairfield Inn & Suites - Murfreesboro
    69 units, 100-percent smoke-free hotel, interior corridors, indoor pool/spa, free high-speed Internet access, "Early Eats" free deluxe continental breakfast, fitness center, two-line phones with voice mail, HBO, cable TV, free local calls, coffee makers.
    175 Chaffin Place
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 849-1150
    Distance: : 2.17 mi
  • Forever Yours Weddings And Events
    Nestled in the heart of Smyrna, Tennessee on 4.25 acres, Forever Yours Weddings & Events started with just a little white chapel in a historic home. Revered Patsy Evans and her husband, Russ Evans, own and operate the property 365 days a year. The chapel is a non-denominational family-owned and operated wedding venue with classic country charm. In addition to the little white chapel, the property includes multiple outdoor spaces and a 2,400-square-foot barn.
    5496 Seminary Road
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    Distance: : 10.90 mi
  • Gallagher Unplugged
    Gallagher Unplugged
    The 65-seat venue adjacent to the iconic guitar building company is located on Walnut Street close to the Murfreesboro town square. The space is rustic with vintage brick wall exposure, pine wood and galvanized metal details. Intimate size for bridal or baby showers, private parties and receptions, business meetings and get-togethers. There is a stage and sound equipment, and live music can be arranged for an additional fee. There is no kitchen or refrigeration. Serving tables for food and beverage service are available. Handicap elevator available. Location is a half block from a free, covered parking garage. Capacity: 65 12 round tables, 44 chairs, 10 aluminum chairs, 16 stools available for use. $75/hour (minimum 3 hours) $75 cleaning fee $150 refundable security deposit If using a bartender, they must have a current ABC server permit. If using a caterer, they must be licensed. Tours of the guitar shop can be arranged ahead of time (10-person max group size per tour @ $25 per group) For more information, email [email protected]
    118 N. Walnut Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 624-4196
    Distance: : 0.19 mi
  • Gathering at Milton
    The Gathering at Milton is a comfortable and affordable interior space that can accommodate nearly 100 people. Ideal for year-round events in an historic, one-of-a-kind setting. In addition to the beautifully restored 118 year-old, former country store building, we also offer various outside options - as we own the large, open adjacent lot. Free WIFI available. Handicapped accessible.
    12026 Milton Street
    Milton, TN 37118
    (615) 653-6018
    Distance: : 13.09 mi
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Murfreesboro
    Hampton Inn & Suites - Murfreesboro
    101 units, interior corridors, outdoor pool, fitness center, meeting rooms/board room, business center, wireless Internet, complimentary hot breakfast, 32" LCD high-definition cable TV, free local calls, voice mail, coffee makers, iron/ironing boards, hair dryers, electronic locks, laundry facility, microwaves/refrigerators available, pet-friendly rooms available, HBO, USA Today newspapers, non-smoking rooms available, adjoining rooms available, handicapped rooms available, free inbound fax service, corporate group rates available, AAA and AARP discounts.
    325 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 890-2424
    Distance: : 2.39 mi
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Smyrna
    Hampton Inn & Suites - Smyrna
    83 units, over 1,176 sq. ft. of meeting space, 24-hour convenience store, free wireless and hard-wired Internet service, microwave and refrigerators available, indoor pool, fitness center, 24-hour business center, complimentary hot breakfast, USA Today (Monday through Friday), free local calls.
    2573 Highwood Boulevard
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 355-8432
    Distance: : 13.33 mi
  • Hilton Garden Inn  - Smyrna
    Hilton Garden Inn - Smyrna
    112 units, heated indoor pool, 1,700 sq. ft. of meeting space, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, wired and wireless Internet, 32” HDTV flat-screen TVs, digital cable, free local calls, 5-hole putting green, Garden Grille & Bar restaurant and lounge, voice mail, coffee makers, iron/ironing boards, hair dryers, electronic locks, valet laundry, microwaves, refrigerators, whirlpool, suites, HBO, adjoining rooms available, handicapped rooms available, corporate rates available, AAA and AARP discounts.
    2631 Highwood Boulevard
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 355-6262
    Distance: : 13.39 mi
  • Hilton Garden Inn - Murfreesboro
    24 hr Pavilion Pantry Market, Baggage Storage, Bar Area, Beverage Area, Coin Laundry, Electric Service Elevators, Laundry/Valet Service, Local Area Transportation, Lounge, Luggage Hold, On-Site Convenience Store, Pavilion Lounge, Room Service, Safety Deposit Box, Snack Shop
    1335 Conference Center Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 225-2345
    Distance: : 3.63 mi
  • Historic Sam Davis Home & Plantation
    Historic Sam Davis Home & Plantation
    This plantation tells the story of a young Confederate hero and the tumultuous time in Middle Tennessee before, during, and after the Civil War. Tour the nine-room main house, original kitchen, smokehouse, and see authentic slave dwellings.
    Open: Call for hours
    Admission: Charged
    1399 Sam Davis Rd
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 459-2341
    Distance: : 11.61 mi
  • Holiday Inn - Murfreesboro
    Non-smoking hotel with king and double queen rooms; including six ADA approved rooms, and four two-room suites. Each guest room has a microwave, mini fridge, Keurig coffee machine and a 42” LCD TV. Onsite restaurant & bar with room service, 24 hour Business Center & Fitness Center, Guest Laundry, Outdoor pool and patio with a fire pit. Complimentary WiFi, coffee and parking. Electric Vehicle parking, baggage storage and Sundry shop.
    1453 Silohill Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 751-5300
    Distance: : 3.71 mi
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Smyrna
    Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Smyrna
    95 units, free wireless and hard-wired Internet service, microwave and refrigerators available in suites, indoor pool, fitness center, 24-hour business center, complimentary express breakfast, USA Today (Monday through Friday), free local calls.
    2565 Highwood Boulevard
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 893-9992
    Distance: : 13.25 mi
  • Holiday Inn Express - Murfreesboro
    Holiday Inn Express - Murfreesboro
    86 units, business center, meeting rooms, outdoor pool, 32" flat-panel TV in every room, fitness center, hot breakfast with sausage and egg patties, cordless phones, cable TV.
    165 Chaffin Place
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 849-9000
    Distance: : 2.20 mi
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites
    La Quinta Inn & Suites
    100% non-smoking hotel offers sundry shop, 24/7 business center, guest laundry facilities, meeting facilities, free parking, free wired & wireless Internet access, an accommodating staff and more. Kick back in a comfy guest room that includes a huge 32-inch TV with premium cable channels, microwave, refrigerator, plush pillow-top mattresses with upgraded pillows and linens, just to name a few. Start your day with a Free Bright Side BreakfastTM while catching up with a free newspaper.
    2537 Highwood Blvd.
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 220-8845
    Distance: : 13.16 mi
  • Lane Agri-Park Community Center
    The Lane Agri-Park complex offer for rental: the Community Center, Livestock Barn and Show/Sales Ring, Outdoor Horse Arena, and Indoor Auditorium.
    315 John R. Rice Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 898-7710
    Distance: : 3.14 mi
  • Manor at Twin Oaks
    Lovely 6 guest room Southern Antebellum home amid 135 peaceful acres. We are close to Murfreesboro and Nashville and located in the direct center of the state of TN. The Barn is a beautiful 4400 sq. ft. venue, climate controlled, with a lovely outdoor ceremony site. Seating capacity: 250
    663 Coleman Road
    Murfreesboro, TN 37127
    (615) 895-0075
    Distance: : 5.91 mi
  • Mid-TN Expo
    MID-TN EXPO is available to be leased for all types of day and evening events. Murfreesboro locals can now host their conventions, trade shows, music events, banquets, conferences and more within their own city. The facility has free parking on site with handicap parking located at the entrances.
    1600 Middle Tennessee Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 896-0000
    Distance: : 1.21 mi
  • Miller's Grocery
    Miller’s Grocery was in continuous operation as a country store for over 75 years in the once bustling whistle-stop community of Christiana, TN that included a 3-story hotel, a bank, a telephone office and some 15 other businesses. In 1995, the building was restored as an antique-filled, country cafe featuring home-style Southern cooking and award-winning “from scratch” desserts. The name “Miller’s Grocery” remains in memory of long-time proprietor Mr. Stanley Miller and as a tribute to a by-gone era. If you are in need of private space, they can accommodate your event!
    7011 Main Street
    Christiana, TN 37037
    (615) 893-1878
    Distance: : 9.39 mi
  • MTSU Murphy Center
    Murphy Center is home to annual events including the University's Commencement ceremonies held each August, December, and May, University Convocation each August, TSSAA Girls and Boys Basketball Championships. In the past, the complex has hosted concerts from Elvis Presley, KISS, The Judds, Garth Brooks, U2, Diana Ross, to Luther Vandross. The Indoor Track facility is located on the upper level of the Murphy Center, and has been host to numerous track meets, and has been host to the Sun Belt Indoor Track Championships every even year since 2002. The arena seats 10,000 visitors.
    2650 Middle Tennessee Blvd
    Murfreesboro 37132
    Distance: : 1.26 mi
  • Oaklands Mansion
    The story of Oaklands Mansion is one of determination and survival. Just prior to the Civil War, Oaklands was a working farm and its centerpiece was a grand Italianate mansion. Built for the Maney family, it was one of the most elegant homes in middle Tennessee. Oaklands was occupied by both armies during the Civil War, and at war’s end, it survived. Reduced to near destruction by the 1950s, the once grand house was destined for demolition. It was saved and preserved by the Oaklands Association and today, it stands as a testament to the power of perseverance.
    Open: Year-round, Tues-Sat 10 am-4 pm & Sun 1 pm-4 pm
    Admission: Admission Fee Charged
    900 N. Maney Ave.
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 893-0022
    Distance: : 0.77 mi
  • Patterson Park Community Center
    Patterson Park Community Center
    Patterson Park Community Center has something for everybody equipped with 1/8 mile track, 305-seat theatre, Aerobics area, Arts and crafts room, Conference center with up to three meeting rooms, Dining room, Fitness equipment, Game room, Indoor pool with, 25-yard lap lane area, interactive play system, and triple loop slide, Multipurpose field with 1/5 mile outdoor walking track, Two gymnasiums and Two racquetball courts.
    521 Mercury Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 893-7439
    Distance: : 0.63 mi
  • Quality Inn
    Quality Inn
    83 units, interior corridors, free high-speed Internet wireless and hardwired, deluxe continental breakfast, cable TV, free local and long-distance calls, in-room coffee makers, iron/ironing boards, hair dryers, electronic locks, guest laundry and fitness center.
    2135 S. Church St.
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 890-1006
    Distance: : 2.20 mi
  • Ramada
    80 units, meeting rooms, full extended continental breakfast, outdoor pool, cable, non-smoking rooms available, fitness center, guest laundry.
    1855 South Church Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 896-5080
    Distance: : 1.79 mi
  • Residence Inn
    112 rooms, high-speed internet access, complimentary on-site parking, meeting room with 840 sq ft of total meeting space, all public areas non-smoking, Bar-B-Q and/or picnic area, complimentary buffet breakfast, car rental, pet friendly, grocery shopping service available, putting green, coffee in lobby,coffee/tea in-room, evening turndown service, complimentary hot breakfast, housekeeping service daily, laundry on-site, Manager's Reception, mobility accessible rooms, newspaper in lobby, valet dry-cleaning, fitness center and copy/fax service
    1409 Conference Center Blvd
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 225-9250
    Distance: : 3.70 mi
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    Ridenour Studios
    Ridenour Rehearsal Studios is a rehearsal space, music lessons academy, music venue, and recording studio in Murfreesboro, TN. The 5,600-square-foot facility features five spacious rehearsal rooms, five private lesson rooms, a writers lounge and a 1,350-square-foot venue that can accommodate concerts and parties. Every rehearsal room has two guitar amps, a bass amp, keyboard amp and a drum kit. They are set up so bands don't have to drag in all their gear. Each room also has its own PA system.
    1203 Park Ave
    Murfreesboro, TN 37139
    Distance: : 1.08 mi
  • Rosenwald Community Center - Hilltop Park
    565 Mason Tucker Drive
    Smyrna, TN
    (615) 459-9773
    Distance: : 12.09 mi
  • Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center
    3050 Medical Center Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 893-6565
    Distance: : 3.58 mi
  • Sleep Inn & Suites - Smyrna
    Sleep Inn & Suites - Smyrna
    Free Morning Medley Hot Breakfast, Free Wi-Fi, Business Center, Exercise Room, Coin Guest Laundry, Indoor Pool, Smoke free, Pet Friendly, Outdoor Parking, Meeting Room, Copy/Fax Services, Cable/Satellite TV, Microwave & Refrigerator, Hair Dryer, Coffee Maker, Iron & Ironing Board
    2689 Highwood Boulevard
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 220-2260
    Distance: : 13.46 mi
  • Sleep Inn - Murfreesboro
    Sleep Inn - Murfreesboro
    83 units, recently remodeled, interior corridors, outdoor pool, free deluxe continental breakfast, hair dryers, irons/full size ironing boards, coffee/tea makers, free local calls, laundry facility, fitness center, business center, meeting rooms, refrigerators and microwaves, free Wi-Fi. Sleep Inn Signature Shower, pet-free facility, Cable TV with HBO, free parking, Wall Street Journal (M-F), electronic locks and in-room wireless internet.
    193 Chaffin Place
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 396-3000
    Distance: : 2.15 mi
  • Smyrna Air Center
    300 Doug Warpoole Road
    Smyrna, TN
    (615) 459-3337
    Distance: : 13.34 mi
  • Smyrna Assembly Hall
    110 Front Street
    Smyrna, TN
    (615) 459-9773
    Distance: : 11.83 mi
  • Smyrna Depot Building
    98 Front Street
    Smyrna, TN
    (615) 459-9773
    Distance: : 11.86 mi
  • Smyrna Town Centre
    100 Sam Ridley Parkway East
    Smyrna, TN
    (615) 459-4444
    Distance: : 12.85 mi
  • Stones River Country Club
    1830 NW Broad Street
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 896-4431
    Distance: : 2.58 mi
  • Tennessee Livestock Center
    Tennessee Livestock Center
    The Tennessee Livestock Center was built in 1988 on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. The 155,000-square-foot arena seats 4,000 and has 214 stalls. The center draws more than 100,000 people annually from across the United States for a wide array of livestock shows and sales, rodeos, equestrian events and festivals that take place here almost every weekend.
    Open: Open year-round for special events.
    Admission: No Admission charged except for special events.
    1720 Greenland Drive
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 898-5575
    Distance: : 1.62 mi
  • Tennessee Miller Coliseum
    The Tennessee Miller Coliseum is a 222,000-square-foot facility. Situated on 154 acres, this air-conditioned arena has stadium-style seating for 4,600 and stall space to accommodate 492 horses. This facility is used for local, state, regional, national and international horse shows and events.
    304 B W. Thompson Ln.
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 494-8961
    Distance: : 4.78 mi
  • The Grove at Williamson Place
    4,800 sq ft main barn perfectly preserves rustic characteristics with modern amenities to provide the ideal atmosphere for any occasion. The main barn is available for booking year round, complete with air conditioning for the summer months, and heat for the cooler/ winter months. Parking is on site and the backdrop of 243 acres is amazing!
    3250 Wilkinson Pike
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    Distance: : 3.64 mi
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    The View at Fountains
    Featuring floor to ceiling glass with wall-to-wall views, the Banquet Room is the perfect venue for your special event. The modern, open floor plan coupled with our team’s creativity and flexibility provides limitless possibilities to create a one-of-a-kind event. Guests will enjoy access to the 1,900-square-feet covered outdoor terrace that wraps around the building and showcases views of the Gateway Island Park and surrounding greenspace. A variety of layout options give us the ability to accommodate small, intimate weddings as well as large corporate events. [email protected]
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    Distance: : 1.83 mi
  • The Warehouse
    The Warehouse is a unique event facility in Murfreesboro, TN. Two unique spaces under one roof. Whether you are needing a wedding reception venue in Murfreesboro or a place to host a birthday party or corporate event, we can help you create a memorable event.
    730-A Middle Tennessee Blvd., Ste. 14
    Murfeesboro, TN 37129
    Distance: : 1.37 mi
  • Threads Retreat
    Murfreesboro home only 25 min from Downtown Nashville. Near I-24 yet private and spacious. 2,324 sq. ft. Four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, ranch style home with large covered back patio and large detached space with bathroom. Homes sits on 2.4 acres. Perfect for families, groups and business professionals.
    4964 Cloverhill Drive
    Distance: : 5.70 mi