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.


200-800 People
45 South Main St., Memphis, TN 38103
For pricing & availability, use the contact form below or call 901-552-4732


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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