Maryville College Venues

Maryville College offers three dining facilities that can serve up to 250 guests. Each dining room has its own distinct personality and unique character that will add charm and warmth to your next special event.  Click here for a list of caterers.


Alumni Gym

Alumni Gym

Don't let its name fool you! Once a gym, this multipurpose facility has been the site for wedding receptions, inaugural banquets and anniversary parties.  Featuring a beautiful hard-wood floor, the alumni gym seats up to 250 for a sit-down banquet. It also has a stage, sound system, projector and screen for special presentations, speakers and programs.

Chilhowee Club

Chilhowee Club

Built as a gathering place for Blount County's lady's club, the Chilhowee Club is a charming venue that can be used for multiple types of events.  It features a single large meeting room that can seat up to 70 for a banquet, a stage, piano and sound system.

House in the Woods


Built in 1917, it is a multi-purpose venue that was renovated in 2002 as a retreat and special event center. The house sets in a secluded setting in the campus woods. The House in the Woods is a popular choice for luncheons, banquets and other intimate gatherings.

Isaac's Grill

Isaac's Cafe in Bartlett Hall

Isaac's is a multi-level room located in Bartlett Hall Student Center with a seating capacity of up to 150. Originally opened in 1901 as the College's gymnasium, the room features a unique oval-shaped second floor that opens to the main floor. The main floor features an oval shaped dais that can be used as a stage, dance floor or serving area. The room is creatively decorated with MC history and sports paraphernalia and features a big screen TV, sound system and CD changer.

The Proffitt Dining Room

Proffitt Dining Room

The Proffitt Dining Room is located in Pearsons Hall and accommodates groups of up to 80 people. This beautifully decorated room features a fireplace and a private outside entrance and has an open parking area for easy accessibility. Because the room is quite versatile, offering many different room arrangements, it can be utilized for meetings and training workshops or for elegant banquets and receptions.

Clayton Center for the Arts Venues 

 The Clayton Center has two spaces that can be used for catered events.  Click here for a list of caterers.

The William Baxter Lee III, Grand Foyer

Grand Foyer

The Grand Foyer is an elegantly designed venue that is just the perfect place for a wedding and/or reception. It features two sweeping staircases that lead to the balcony and 15 hand-blown glass chandeliers that run its entire length.  It can accommodate up to 250 for a sit-down dinner or 450 for a standing reception.

The Fulmer Family Special Events Room

Fulmer Room

The Special Events Room is located on the balcony level of the Center’s main building.  It can accommodate up to 40 people for receptions, meetings or conferences and has a beautiful view of downtown Maryville.