Frequently Asked Questions

If you were wondering…

What is the rental fee?
It varies, depending on time of day, day of week and length of use.
We meet with all prospective guests individually to determine their exact needs.
To arrange your appointment, call 901-550-5632.

How many people will your building hold?
We are fire-code approved for up to 300 people.

What does it take to secure my date?
After an initial meeting with our venue organizer, you can sign a contract, which includes a 25% non-refundable deposit.
This will secure your date.

When is the balance due?  
The remaining rental fee balance and a $500 refundable security deposit are both due 30 days prior to your event.

Does the rental fee include tables or chairs?
Yes. Included in the fee: ten 60-inch round tables, five bistro tables, four  8- foot buffet tables, two 48-inch round tables, and 100 black folding chairs.

Can I rent more tables and chairs from 1 Memphis Street?

Does 1 Memphis Street have a commercial catering kitchen?
Yes. It is equipped with a 500 lb. icemaker, microwave, refrigerators, three-hole sinks and prep tables.
(Note: This is not a cooking kitchen just a food prep kitchen.)

Can I bring in my own caterer or food?  

Do you allow alcohol in your building?
Yes.  All alcohol at any event must be served by an Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) certified bartender.

Is 1 Memphis Street handicapped accessible?
Yes. We are ADA compliant.

Do you have flat screens, TV, or audio capability?
Yes, we have three large wall mounted TVs and wifi access.
Guests have the option of streaming video from a computer or DVD through our wifi connection or simply using the TVs as part of your event.
The building is equipped with state of the art house sound and stage/dance floor lighting.

What about parking?  
There are 33 spaces right out our door with an additional 200 spaces on and around the square.

Most of my guests are staying in Southaven or Memphis. Is Hernando far?
Hernando proper is only 25 miles from the heart of downtown Memphis and 20 miles from the airport.
We’re only 10 miles south from Southaven.

What is the town of Hernando like?
Hernando boasts a charming small-town appeal, especially around the historic square where towering oaks and quaint buildings dominate the landscape.
Whether guests choose a bed and breakfast or larger accommodations in Hernando or Southaven, all locations are convenient to 1 Memphis Street.