The Columns


Host your big event at The Columns, Memphis’ finest gala and reception venue. Built in 1929 as a bank lobby, The Columns boasts 22 marble pillars and 20,000 square feet of historic grandeur. With two levels of event space, it’s perfect for events hosting 200-800 people.

Located in the heart of Memphis, The Columns evokes the city’s rich history while offering the excitement of a vibrant downtown. Many of Memphis’ greatest attractions including the world-famous Rendezvous restaurant and the renowned music clubs of Beale Street are just a block or two away.

Resource Entertainment is the venue manager for The Columns, and since we have booked dozens entertainers in this space, we can offer great ideas for bands, staging, sound & lights, etc.

The Columns is spectacular, convenient, and affordable. Whether it’s a personal celebration, a charity gala, or a corporate event, your party will be unforgettable at The Columns at One Commerce Square.

Experience Southern Charm in Downtown Memphis
With its impressive indoor space and Southern charm, this venue is perfect for elegant celebrations, gala events and dream weddings.

Located in downtown Memphis, The Columns is one of the area’s most popular venues for couples looking to create a memorable experience on their wedding day. With the intricate details from The Columns' tall windows and stately marble columns, you will surely make a statement by choosing this venue. We work with clients to ensure we meet all of their needs.

For Booking and More Information
If you want more information or wish to book your wedding, celebration, corporate gala or other event at The Columns, use the contact form on this page or call 901-552-4732. We look forward to making your special day an unforgettable experience!


200-800 People
45 South Main St., Memphis, TN 38103
For pricing & availability, use the contact form below or call 901-467-3725


There are two main entrances to The Columns. The street entrance to The Columns is on Monroe Avenue between Main Street and Second Street, across from the Residence Inn and McEwen’s. 45 Second Street is the address for the Second Street rotating door entrance.  

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