Set the stage for your next soirée at one of these fabulous Nashville event spaces — with several new additions to this annual list. With a variety of outdoor and indoor options, ranging from casual to formal, and the ability to accommodate groups of all sizes, these spaces are perfect for any occasion. Are you looking for minimalist and modern, charmingly classic or historic? With each being distinct in style, the venues all have something different to offer. Join the dozens throwing a bash in Middle Tennessee and make it memorable by allowing one of these spots to act as the backdrop.

Best Nashville Event Spaces

Here at StyleBlueprint, we make sure to partner with the best businesses and showcase them in our SB Guide. Below is our list of the best event spaces in Nashville from our SB Guide.

Miel

343 53rd Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 298-3663 

With the recent and continuing boom around Charlotte Avenue, Miel offers the perfect opportunity to show your support for Nashville’s growth and change. The intimate restaurant has a neighboring “barn” available for event reservations. Built of concrete, but lined with reclaimed barn wood and showered with warm lighting, the interior has a rustic feel. With a fire pit and grill available to use on the patio upon request, Miel is the perfect spot for a gathering any time of year!

Best Event Spaces in Nashville

A glimpse of the barn interior at Miel. The garage door at the end opens out onto the spacious patio behind the restaurant.

OZ Arts

6172 Cockrill Bend Cir., Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 350-7200 

The Oz Arts space in West Nashville is a versatile venue, with spaces for both large and small party needs. Frequently home to contemporary visual and performing arts shows, the space itself is incredibly flexible, providing a perfect starting point for your creativity and vision. The romantic ultra lounge and patio keep things casual, while the grand salon would be beautiful for a more formal affair.

Best Event Spaces in Nashville

This image captures one of the greatest benefits of OZ — beautiful and unique art that serves as a part of your event’s landscape!

Ed Nash Studio

1015 W. Kirkland Ave., Ste. 414, Nashville, TN 37216 • (615) 496-2402

Ed Nash‘s gorgeous works of art have found their way into the homes and hearts of Nashvillians. For a uniquely artistic and edgy event, consider hosting your next party at his studio. There is roughness to the space that comes from the wear of it being used as Ed’s actual studio every day, but the elegance and richness of his art creates a contrast that has made his work space the perfect spot to host receptions, photo shoots, fashion shows, music videos and private dinners.

Best Event Venues in Nashville

This shot offers a glimpse into Ed Nash’s studio. Imagine hosting a party surrounded by his fabulous art!

The Hermitage Hotel

231 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219 • (615) 244-3121

Rich in history and glamour, The Hermitage Hotel is a destination for visitors and locals. The architectural detailing makes this historic hotel the ideal setting for any event. The largest and most glamorous of spaces is the 2,500-square-foot Grand Ballroom with ornate ceiling and Russian walnut paneling. Outside of the hotel, Double H Farms offers 250-acres of farmland with an open-air pole barn for a more rustic setting.

Best Event Venues in Nashville

Planned by Music City Events, this Hermitage Hotel wedding was quite spectacular. | Image: Abigail Bobo

Bridge Building

2 Victory Ave., #100, Nashville, TN 37213 • (615) 216-7165

The downtown landmark-turned-event venue is a beautiful blend of historic and modern elements. Situated on the east bank of the Cumberland River, it offers incredible waterfront views from within its spacious rooms. With multiple floors available for rent and modern amenities that complement the unique space, the Bridge Building can be transformed into the ideal setting for your party, big or small.

The Bridge Building in downtown Nashville

The Bridge Building offers a beautiful view of downtown Nashville.

The Harding House

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 356-0096

Set on the Belle Meade Plantation, The Harding House exudes Southern hospitality and charm. We can’t think of a better place to host a wedding, corporate event or social gathering than one of Nashville’s historic landmarks. Infinity Events & Catering will handle all the details of your event, from start to finish.

Best Event Venues in Nashville

Overlook the grounds of the Belle Meade Plantation during your event at Harding House.

Frist Art Museum

919 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203 • (615) 244-3340 

Known for its art deco design, the former Nashville post office-turned-art museum has stunning grand foyers and sleek interior decor fitting of the era and the building’s original use. The style has transitioned into the beautiful Frist Art Museum it is today and is perfect for large formal gatherings ranging from 200 to 2,500 guests.

The grand lobby of the Frist

This grand lobby at the Frist would be perfect for a reception of any kind. The mod architecture makes it a unique space.

The Bell Tower

400 Fourth Ave. S., Nashville, TN • (615) 369-6474 

Originally built as a church in the late 1800s, The Bell Tower is now a multipurpose event venue. With exposed beams and large windows that let in lots of natural light, as well as an upper level mezzanine and modern finishes, the venue is truly a cross between historical and contemporary. One of the largest venues in downtown Nashville, the space can accommodate seated dinners for up to 400 and cocktail receptions for 700.

This shot of The Bell Tower is taken from the mezzanine.

This shot of The Bell Tower (taken from the mezzanine) gives an idea of the space’s interior and size — isn’t it fabulous?

War Memorial Auditorium

301 Sixth Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37243 • (615) 782-4030 

Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Nashville is the iconic War Memorial Auditorium. The legendary venue has hosted numerous musical events and live performances and could be the ideal spot for your wedding reception, corporate event or large-scale cocktail reception. With fantastic acoustics and a large stage, in addition to numerous other configurations both indoors and out, the War Memorial Auditorium might be a perfect choice for your next large-scale, formal party.

Nashville event spaces. War Memorial Auditorium

We love the dramatic look of this setup at War Memorial Auditorium. Image: War Memorial Auditorium

Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art

1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 356-8000 

A historic mansion-turned-museum with lush gardens, Cheekwood offers a beautiful event space with both outdoor and indoor venues available. The size and style of the estate lend it to lovely weddings and large-scale events, although renting some of the individual rooms would be appropriate for smaller luncheons or more intimate gatherings.

Cheekwood has an abundance of spaces ideal for renting for any size event.

Cheekwood has an abundance of spaces ideal for any size event. We are especially charmed by this terrace looking out onto the grounds!

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Whether you have lived in Nashville your entire life or you are just stopping through for a couple of days, the SB Guide is full of things that you don’t want to miss — local businesses, local events, top restaurants and more!