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Meetings & Events
Making Events Memorable
Visit the website for our banquet and wedding venue, The River Hall.
Whether planning the perfect wedding, anniversary, receptions, or birthday celebrations, guests can be sure that their special occasions are honored ones. In addition to the luxurious guest rooms and suites, the variety of amenities available at River Inn serves as full dress for any occasion.
One of the most attractive features you will find at River Inn is the hospitality. Because you are visiting a Southern inn, you’ll be met with nothing less that unsurpassed charm and friendliness. Enjoy your distinguished event in a graceful setting. The Southern and European-influenced decor and architecture will accentuate the most exclusive of events, and the location offers quiet solitude yet access to the metropolitan life of Memphis, Tennessee.
The most spectacular place to gather is the Terrace, which overlooks the grand Mississippi River and the Downtown Memphis skyline, a breathtaking sight any time of the day. From gourmet cuisine to a casual fare, the seating in the three restaurants and River Hall Banquet Hall can be customized to your specific needs and will comfortably accommodate from 10 to 80, for breakfast, luncheon, or dinner events.The River Hall also has the Courtyard which can accommodate up to 120 guest seated, 200 for standing cocktail events, and can hold a tent for weather protection if desired.
A Successful Setting
River Inn is an ideal setting for small business meetings. The Inn houses three meeting rooms, including the elegant Belle Memphis conference room and two generous function rooms with audio/visual equipment and access to high-speed Internet. The Terrace Rooftop Lounge is perfect for cocktail and small plate gatherings, private meetings, banquets, and special parties. The view is spectacular and if the weather is appropriate, the accordion windows are open and allow guests to enjoy themselves in the open air with front row seats to spectacular sunsets on the river.
The Belle Memphis room offers an executive boardroom table which seats 10, standard audio/visual equipment, and a built-in dry-erase board. The room includes a view of the wine cellar display, unique antiques and an 1850’s vintage fireplace mantel from New Orleans.
In addition to the conference room, the private dining room in Paulette’s, the gourmet restaurant provides additional meeting space for larger occasions, with the capacity to seat 10 to 65. Or satisfy the palates of your employees, partners, or clients at Tug’s, a casual grill with a “place to meet” bar or the inviting bistro-style patio with panoramic views of the Mississippi River.
River Inn’s location offers a wide variety of amenities, including doorstep access to Greenbelt River Park, complete with walking, biking and running trails on a 1 1/2 mile paved path, and activities unique to the Downtown Memphis experience. River Inn can coordinate transportation to and from the airport, as well as tour and carriage rides.
Enjoy a productive and successful meeting with beautiful surroundings at the River Inn of Harbor Town.
- Personal service from our professional staff
- On-site catering and event manager
- Three meeting rooms, including the elegant Belle Memphis Conference Room, River Hall – a unique meeting room overlooking the Mississippi River, and Harbor Square Room located in Paulette’s Restaurant.
- Audio/visual equipment and access to high speed internet
- Three award winning restaurants inside our hotel
- Elegant rooms & suites
- National Civil Rights Museum
- Musical Bus Tour of Memphis
- Famous Rendezvous BBQ & Beale Street
- Afternoon on Mississippi Riverboat
- Sun Studios
- Historic Buildings of Memphis Tour
- Museums of Memphis Tour
- Antiquing in Cooper Young Historic District
- Memphis Zoo
- Mirimichi Golf Course & Southwinds Golf Course
River Hall, the venue with a view including an inviting front porch, can accommodate most any kind of event.
River Hall can seat up to 80 guests and can accommodate 120 for a cocktail reception. Several types of room arrangements are available – banquet or round tables, classroom, or theatre style – or we are happy to customize the set up to your specifications.
The outside courtyard accommodates 120 for a seated event and up to 200 for a reception. The gorgeous gazebo with the Mississippi River as a backdrop, make it the perfect setting for weddings.
Events at the River Hall can be formal or informal, with food and drinks provided by our neighboring restaurants. Paulette’s serves more formal fare and Tug’s Casual Grill offers comfort food at its best.
For details or to start scheduling your memorable event, contact Claire Lopez, Banquet & Events Manager, at 901.552.7866 or email email@example.com