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Knoxville-Area Banquet Facilities Ranked According to Banquet-Style Seating Capacity1
Rank
'20
Banquet facilityPhone
Website
Corporate e-mail
Seating capacity2
No. meeting rooms
On-site caterer?
Facility amenities
Top local executive
Year founded
1Rothchild Catering & Conference Center
8807 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-690-0103
rothchildcatering.com
susan@rothchildcatering.com
800
8
Yes
Custom linens, lighting packages, in-house AV in-house decorator, delicious food, trained professional staff
Susan Rothchild
President
1980
2The Venue at Lenoir City
7690 Creekwood Park Blvd.
Lenoir City, TN 37772
865-816-0334
venuelc.com
info@venuelc.com
700
5
No
19,000 sq. ft. venue with large ballroom, meeting spaces, covered outdoor patio, garden, AV systems including videoconferencing, catering kitchen, convenient location and free parking
Allison Sousa
Director
2017
3The Grande Event Center
5441 Clinton Highway
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-243-3100
knoxgrande.com
NA
600
8
NA
Spacious ballroom, multiple room options, on-site professional kitchen
NA
NA
2012
4The Foundry on the Fair Site
747 Worlds Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-546-8656
foundonfair.com
foundonfair.com
550
4
Yes
Beautifully restored historical building, parking for 100 cars, gas fireplace, stage for large bands
Marianne Greene
President, owner
1992
5Bridgewater Place Premier Catering & Events
205 Bridgewater Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-247-6071
bridgewaterplacetn.com
events@bwptn.com
525
12
Yes
Renovated 33,000 sq. ft. indoor/outdoor venue, private rooms, tables, chairs, linens, décor, AV, professional chef team to customize any menu, convenient parking
Stefanie Hess
Managing partner
2013
6Marriott Knoxville Downtown3
525 Henley St.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-934-3291
marriott.com
NA
500
16
Yes
Located on the historic 1982 World’s Fair Park site downtown, 16 sectioned event parlors and ballrooms, AV services, tables, chairs, linens, catering, bar services
NA
NA
2015
7The Press Room
730 N. Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-544-4199
knoxpressroom.com
info@spacesinthecity.com
450
NA
Yes
Close to downtown, including 10,000 sq. ft. indoor event space, 400 sq. ft. outdoor patio, air bar, courtyard, bride and groom suites, Mezzanine Lounge
NA
NA
NA
8The Jackson Terminal4
213 W. Jackson Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-521-1300
jackson-terminal.com
sales@alloccasioncatering.com
350
2
NA
Original, open wood rafters, exposed bricks, indoor/outdoor space with seating for up to 350 guests with a separate ceremony space, customized catering menus
NA
NA
2015
8The Reserve at Bluebird Hill
1411 Midway Road
Lenoir City, TN 37772
865-567-6816
knoxvilleweddingvenue.com
reserveatbluebirdhill@gmail.com
350
2
No
5,500sq. ft. facility on 75 acres, fireplaces, a 50” flat screen TV and DVD player, gardens with views of the Smoky Mountains, stone firepit, bridal suite, kitchen
NA
NA
2012
10Bearden Banquet Hall
5806 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-588-0051
beardenbanquethall.com
dhill@buddysbarbq.com
300
2
Yes
Wi-fi, four large screen TVs, two fireplaces, projection screen, podium and microphone all incuded at no charge. Chef, servers, on-site banquet catering, bar service.
Debbie Hill
Banquet hall director
1992
11Marblegate Farm
308 McReynolds Road
Friendsville, TN 37737
865-333-0529
marblegatefarm.com
hello@marblegatefarm.com
290
7
No
250 acre private, peninsula farm on the Tennessee River, Ft. Loudon Lake. Includes 7,200 sq. ft. building, 2,500 sq. ft. patio, prep kitchen, outdoor, landscaped areas
Cheryl Stokey
Venue director
2018
12Relix Variety Theater
1208 N. Central St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-898-0066
relixvariety.com
booking@relixvariety.com
225
1
Yes
Full service facility with catering and event planning services
NA
NA
2009
12Lighthouse Knoxville
6800 Baum Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-247-6072
lighthouseknoxville.com
info@lighthouseknoxville.com
225
4
Yes
Intimate, rustic event center with interior and exterior spaces, catering, detailed service, free parking
Melanie Rogers
Jacque Clowers
Kedra White
General manager
General manager
Assistant manager
2012
14Jubilee Banquet Facility
6700 Jubilee Center Way
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-938-2112
jubileebanquet.com
jubilee@jubileebanquet.com
200
7
NA
Multiple rooms in a variety of sizes, tables, chairs, table settings, linens, centerpieces, AV in every room, full catering services, free parking, Wi-Fi
Allison Potts
Manager
2007
14The Capitol Theatre
127 W. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN 37801
865-980-1966
bookthecapitol.com
info@bookthecapitol.com
200
2
Yes
Originated in 1934, renovated in 2008, unique, historic, old Hollywood style private event venue
Haley Schweitzer
Event director
2008
14RiverView Family Farm
12130 Prater Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-603-9347
rvffarm.com
rachel@riverviewfamilyfarm.com
200
1
NA
Beautiful historic farm located on the water, great scenic outdoor views, relaxing atmosphere
NA
NA
1801
17Historic Southern Railway Station
306 W. Depot Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-249-7808
southernstationtn.com
n.threadgillevents@gmail.com
170
2
No
Downtown location, 145 on-site parking spaces, bistro, winery and event venue
Linn Slocum
President
2007
18Ruth's Chris Steak House
950 Volunteer Landing Lane
Knoxville, TN 37915
865-546-4696
ruthschris.com/restaurant-locations/knoxville/private-events
salesknoxville@ruthschris.com
140
4
Yes
Upscale private dining rooms, signature 500° sizzling plates, award-winning wine list, superior service, special events team
NA
NA
2007
19The Square Room
4 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-544-4199
4marketsquare.com/thesquareroom
savannah@spacesinthecity.com
120
NA
Yes
2,800 sq. ft. room with full AV capabilities for various events, parties, seminars, product launches, wedding receptions, homecoming dances
NA
NA
NA
20Historic Westwood
3425 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-523-8008
knoxheritage.org
info@knoxheritage.org
24
1
NA
Historic home built in 1890 and updated with modern amenities for events; large, flat manicured lawn for outdoor events, art gallery, gardens
Todd Morgan
Executive director
19745
1 Indoor, enclosed seating; 2 Banquet seating; denotes largest indoor room; 3 Currently undergoing renovations; 4 Location includes the Green Room, a smaller space seating 30-125 guests; 5 Founding of Knox Heritage
Source: Individual facility representatives, facility websites. NA=not applicable or not available. List does not include private membership clubs. Due to COVID-19, some details of the operations of the establishments are temporarily modified. Knoxville-area covers Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier and Union counties. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebookoflists.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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