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About The Turnbull Building


Once the site of the Turnbull Cone &  Machine Company, The Turnbull Building is an adaptive reuse and restoration of a National Register of Historic Places structure. Featuring historical architectural elements, The Turnbull merges Chattanooga's past with the present making it an unparalleled setting for your event. 

The Turnbull Building is an event venue open to private events, productions, exhibitions and corporate + private parties.


 

  • Conveniently located in downtown Chattanooga between the historic Southside and scenic Riverfront

  • Located on the 3rd and 4th floor of a historic warehouse loft, the two separate floors that add up to 10,000 square feet of venue space to comfortably host events both intimate and large

  • An abundance of natural light, brand new hardwood floors, exposed brick and original wood beams

  • Brand new restroom facilities and a spacious private dressing room

  • On-site venue manager

  • Fully handicap accessible
     

 
 

 

Want to tour The Turnbull?

Leave us some information on our contact page about your upcoming event and our team will reach out to you to schedule a tour of the space.

All tours are by appointment only

 

 
 
 

The Layout


Located on the tops two floors of a historic building, the event space consists of two separate floors that add up to 10,000 square feet of venue space to host events both intimate and large.

 
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The Floors

 

 

3rd Floor
Our more intimate floor, able to host a seated reception of 150 or standing reception of 250

Includes:
Large restroom facilities - Private Dressing Room Suite - Prep Kitchen


4th Floor
The larger of the two floors, aka our “party” floor, is able to host a seated reception of 250 or a standing reception of 300

Includes:
Spacious storage closet, which can double as additional catering prep space - Small accent loft area


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Rental Rates


Monday-Thursday … Starting at $1200

Friday & Sunday… $3500

Saturday … $4200

Holidays … $4800

Studio Rates … Starting at $175

 
 

All rates published on the site are subject to change without notice. We strongly suggest that you reconfirm rates and service expectations when inquiring about booking an event at The Turnbull.

 

FAQs


 
HOW LONG IS THE RENTAL PERIOD FOR?
— The Turnbull opens at 11:00am for vendor access. Clients then have until 11:59pm to set up, have their event and break down.
 
WILL I HAVE AN ON-SITE CONTACT?
— After you book, you will have a venue manager to assist you through the entire process. Our managers will help you with any venue related issues, and will be there on the day of the event to make sure everything goes as planned. It is important to note our managers are not event planners.
 
CAN I HAVE MY REHEARSAL AT THE TURNBULL?
— Absolutely. If there are no schedule conflicts, we would be happy to provide a one-hour block for a ceremony rehearsal. And, if you are interested in having a rehearsal dinner in our space for you wedding the following day, just let us know and we an offer a discount for a multi-day rental.
WHAT IS THE PARKING SITUATION?
— We have 7 spots reserved for the building at all times, after those spots are taken, you and your guests can use the available street & pay-to-park public parking options in the area, surrounding the venue to accommodate your event. The available public parking has been able to accommodate our events in the past and we are closely located to a number of different hotels that offer parking garages/lots as well.
 
DO YOU HAVE A PREFERRED VENDOR LIST?
— We have quite a few vendors that we love working with & will gladly recommend. However, you are not locked in to using these vendors only. We do require a licensed caterer & bartender, however.
 
DOES THE TURNBULL OFFER DAY-OF COORDINATION?
— While our venue managers are not meant to be your wedding planner, The Turnbull does require an event planner or on-site day-of contact in its rental contract. Please inquire for recommendations!
 
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Contact


Please note, all tours are by appointment only.

 
 

Shoot us a message

Use the “Book an Event” button below to leave us some information about your upcoming event.

 
 

OR

 

Give us a ring

Pick up the phone and give us a call at (423)322-0064.

 
 

 

Directions

 

 

Directions from Interstate 75

Take 1-24 W and US-27 N to Carter Street.

Take Exit 1 from US-27 N.

Follow Carter Street and W 14th Street to Fort Street.

Directions from Interstate 24

Follow I-24 E to Carter Street in Chattanooga.

Take Exit 1 from US-27 N.

Follow Carter Street and W 14th Street to Fort Street.

Parking

We have 7 spots reserved for the building at all times, after those spots are taken, you and your guests can use the available street & pay-to-park public parking options in the area, surrounding the venue to accommodate your event. The available public parking has been able to accommodate our events in the past and we are closely located to a number of different hotels that offer parking garages/lots as well.

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See photos from past event.

Check out our blog for a look at some events we’ve hosted in the past!

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