Woodruff-Fontaine House 680 Adams Avenue • Memphis • Tennessee 38105


Woodruff-Fontaine House

680 Adams Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38105
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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • It’s a magnificent vintage mansion. This incredible French-Victorian home was built in 1870 along “Millionaire’s Row,” and lovingly restored in the 1960s. It features carved cypress woodwork, stained glass, hammered tin ceiling details, and pristine period furniture throughout.
  • The event options are enchanting, both inside and out. For indoor celebrations, the Club Rooms and Carriage House provide a “rustic-English” ambiance, with brick and stone detailing, beamed ceilings, and faux fireplaces. Or, you can hold your ceremony on the elegant front lawn, and continue the party in a festive tent set among the dogwood and magnolia trees.
  • Your wedding will help support the work of the museum. The Woodruff-Fontaine House is part of a nonprofit organization that oversees sites important to the Volunteer State’s history and culture. A portion of fees raised by events goes directly into helping the mansion’s efforts, which include maintaining one of the South’s most extensive collections of antique wedding gowns.

Prices: What's this going to cost?


Rental Fee
  • $625–4,175/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
  • Rentals include:

    • 12-hour venue access, plus a 90-minute rehearsal
    • Use of a wedding party suite
    • Tables & chairs, kitchen & restroom facilities, WiFi, and outdoor/indoor outlets
    • Mansion photography session for the couple
    • On-site representative, security, and event cleanup

    Carriage House (indoor space; max cap 150 guests)
    Carriage House, North Garden, & Front Lawn
    (all spaces) – $4,175
    Carriage House & North Garden OR Front Lawn – $3,875
    Carriage House only
    – $3,375

    Gingerbread House (indoor space; max cap 30 guests)
    Gingerbread House & North Garden OR Front Lawn
    – $1,225
    Gingerbread House only
    – $625

    North Garden & Front Lawn (outdoor spaces)
    North Garden and Front Lawn
    – $1,575
    North Garden Only – $875–1,075
    Front Lawn
    Only – $875–1,075

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 150 300
Cocktails, etc. Standing 150 300
Reception Seated 150 300
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 150.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info

Price

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Catering

Preferred list

Alcohol

BYO

Amplified Music

Indoors
Outdoors
Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Access limited

Availability

Year-round, daily, anytime.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Garden
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Mansion
  • Museum
  • Non-Profit
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds

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