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 an 80,000 square-foot conference center adjacent to The Avenue® Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s largest open-air shopping and dining area.

The county offers 50+ hotels and 4,200+ rooms ranging from moderate to luxury, plus 110,000 total square feet of meeting space, and over 300+ restaurants. The Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau is ready to help you plan and execute a terrific meeting.


Why Choose Rutherford County?

Attractive destination

for meetings, conventions, special events, or trade shows

25 miles

from I-40 via SR 840



Over 4,600

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 75% of the population of the United States

30 miles

from I-65 via SR 840

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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For more information about planning your event, please call
(615) 278-2014.

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Meeting & Event Venues

Meeting & Event Venues

  • Agricultural Extension
    315 John R. Rice Boulevard, Ste. 101
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 898-7710
    Distance: : 3.14 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
  • Barfield Crescent Park & Wilderness Station
    Barfield Crescent Park & Wilderness Station
    A 430-acre community park that includes an 8-field baseball and softball complex, 18-hole disc golf championship course, walking and jogging trails, and Wilderness Station.
    697 Veterans Pkwy.
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 890-5333
    Distance: : 4.34 mi
  • Baymont Inn Suites
    Baymont Inn & Suites
    111 units, AAA & AARP discounts, free high-speed wireless Internet, complimentary hot breakfast bar, outdoor pool, hair dryers, coffee makers, irons/full-size ironing boards, 25" TVs in every room, voice mail, data ports, meeting rooms, two-room suites available, microwave/refrigerator available, handicap accessible rooms, pet friendly, USA Today newspapers, corporate and group rates available.
    2230 Armory Drive
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    (615) 896-1172
    Distance: : 2.35 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
  • Civic Auditorium
    283 Old Nashville Highway
    La Vergne, TN
    (615) 793-3224
    Distance: : 15.44 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
  • Discovery Center
    Discovery Center
    Tennessee Live--Discover the aquatic world in our living stream table, hold ancient sea creatures and enjoy a visit with our live animals. DINOSAURS: Land of Fire and Ice--Travel back to a time when dinosaurs last roamed the earth. Meet Tyrannosaurus rex, Triceratops and much more!
    502 S.E. Broad Street
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 890-2300
    Distance: : 0.51 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
    283 units, U-Medi Spa, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, fitness center, full-service restaurant, Caffeina’s Internet Café, laundry facilities, complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, nightly manager’s reception (must be of legal drinking age), room service, business center, audiovisual equipment rental, meeting rooms, high-speed Internet access, microwave, refrigerator, alarm clock/radio, two televisions, coffee/tea maker, sleeper sofa, iron with ironing board, well-lit work areas, dual-line phones, complimentary USA Today, hair dryer. Over 43,000 sq. ft. of function space to host up to 2,800 guests. A variety of meeting rooms and executive boardrooms are available for more intimate gatherings. Each room has been equipped with the latest technology, including state-of-the-art sound systems, LCD projectors and more.
    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
  • 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
    Holiday Inn Express
    King or Queen Size bed, 42" HDTV, Extra Large Modern Work Desk with an Ergonomic Chair, Complmentary WiFi, tea and coffee maker, backlit vanity mirrors, microwave and fridge for your convenience. Business Center, Health and Fitness Center (On-site), Entertainment and Recreation, Barbeque Grills, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Pool,A/C Public Areas, ATM/Cash Machine, Ice Machine, Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk, Kids Eat Free
    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
  • Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ - Murfreesboro
    436 North Thompson Lane
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 893-1001
    Distance: : 2.29 mi
  • Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ - Smyrna
    523 Sam Ridley Parkway West
    (615) 220-8508
    Distance: : 13.19 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
  • Legends Steakhouse
    1918 Almaville Road
    Smyrna, TN
    (615) 220-2115
    Distance: : 9.97 mi
  • Manor at Twin Oaks
    663 Coleman Road
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 895-0075
    Distance: : 5.91 mi
  • Mid-TN Expo
    1600 Middle Tennessee Boulevard
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 896-0000
    Distance: : 1.21 mi
  • Miller's Grocery
    7011 Main Street
    Christiana, TN 37037
    (615) 893-1878
    Distance: : 9.39 mi
  • Multipurpose Building
    5093 Murfreesboro Road
    La Vergne, TN
    (615) 793-3224
    Distance: : 16.16 mi
  • Oaklands Mansion
    This nationally registered historic landmark was once the plantation home of the Maney Family, and was caught in the crossfire of the Civil War. Oaklands reflects a prosperous time reminiscent of rolling plantations and Southern belles, and was occupied by both Union and Confederate armies.
    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
  • 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
  • Samary Plantation
    Samary Plantation
    All guesthouses are fully equipped with: full size kitchen, stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, dishes, cookware, blender, coffee maker, etc. Dining room, den with Satellite Dish, TV, DVD, VCR.  Laundry with washer & dryer. Bedrooms: Linens.  Bathrooms: some with shower stalls, some with shower tub combo. Refrigerator stocked with snack food and beverages.
    2133 Allisona Road
    Eagleville, TN 37060
    (615) 849-6509
    Distance: : 18.05 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
    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 deluxe arena is used for local, state, regional, national and international horse show events.
    Open: Open year-round for special events.
    Admission: No admission charged, except for special events.
    304 B W. Thompson Ln.
    Murfreesboro, TN
    (615) 494-8961
    Distance: : 4.78 mi