Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Convention Center7,432 sq. m
Guest Rooms4,200
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel250 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues55
Average Room Rate$119.00
Daily Food Cost$55.00
Occupancy Rate95%
Tax Rate17.25%

Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

Now there are more reasons than ever to hold your event in Rutherford County: central location, easy I-24 access, and an 80,000 square-foot conference center adjacent to The Avenue Murfreesboro—Tennessee’s largest open-air shopping and dining area. We are pleased to offer 50 hotels with 4,200 rooms ranging from moderate to luxury, and over 375 restaurants to choose from. Located just southeast of Nashville, our vibrant Southern community features Stones River National Battlefield, antebellum mansions, Nissan plant tours, walking horse tours, pioneer village, a local brewery and more. Free County-Wide Parking!

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Distance from Airport

  • The Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport

    22.53 km from City Center

  • BNA/Nashville International Airport

    46.67 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Our state-of-the-art Visitors Center features a Civil War timeline, kiosks with details on attractions, an electric car charging station, and touch-screen interactive directories for lodging, dining, attractions, and events. Visit our gift shop, Rutherford County Keepsakes, which specializes in local products like honey, jams & jellies, pottery, coffee, books, postcards, coffee mugs, wood products, candles, T-shirts and more! Sign our guestbook and pick up maps and brochures from across the state of Tennessee. Our Visitors Center staff will be happy to assist you!
3050 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN, US 37129

The Avenue® Murfreesboro

1 mi. away
The Avenue® Murfreesboro is Tennessee’s largest open-air shopping and dining center, and features nationally-known brand stores as well as charming boutiques. Anchor stores include Belk, Michael’s, Best Buy, Off Broadway Shoes, Barnes & Noble, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Other stores include American Eagle, Charming Charlie, Loft, Dress Barn, Bath & Body Works, Chico’s, Express, Hollister, Kirkland’s, New York & Company, Old Navy, Victoria’s Secret, White House Black Market, World Market, Yankee Candle and more.
2615 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN, US

Stones River National Battlefield

Historical Landmark
1 mi. away
This 650-acre national park and cemetery is dedicated to preserving the memory of those who fought and died at this crucial Civil War battle. More than 81,000 soldiers fought in the Battle of Stones River--a battle that turned out to be a major victory for Union forces. Interpretive programs and living history demonstrations are presented throughout the year.
1563 North Thompson Lane
Murfreesboro, TN, US 37129

Stones River Mall

3 mi. away
Enjoy shopping at Stones River Mall, the community favorite with over 75 retailers and a recently added outdoor courtyard. Anchor stores include JCPenney, Sears, and Dillard's. Other stores include: Aeropostale, Buckle, Gap, Forever 21, Books-A-Million, Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, Charlotte Russe, Christopher & Banks, Shoe Carnival, and Pacific Sunwear.
1720 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN, US 37129

Oaklands Mansion

Historical Landmark
5 mi. away
Caught in the cross fire of the Civil War! This nationally registered historic landmark reflects a prosperous time reminiscent of rolling plantations and Southern belles and was occupied by both Union and Confederate armies.
900 North Maney Avenue
Murfreesboro, TN, US 37130

Discovery Center

5 mi. away
A hands-on museum and environmental center for visitors of all ages, the Discovery Center boasts hundreds of fun exhibits, 20 acres of outdoor wetlands, daily programs, and a two-story slide!
502 SE Broad Street
Murfreesboro, TN, US 37130

Cannonsburgh Village

Historical Landmark
4 mi. away
Cannonsburgh, the original name for Murfreesboro, is a reconstructed Southern village with a gristmill, one-room schoolhouse, town hall, log home, church, general store and a working blacksmith's shop that serve as reminders of life in pioneer times. Cannonsburgh is also home to the World's Largest Cedar Bucket--come check it out! Hosted at Cannonsburgh each year is the award-winning Uncle Dave Macon Days festival, celebrating old-time music and dance. Uncle Dave was the first superstar of the Grand Ole Opry and is considered one of the forefathers of country music. Featuring music, arts and crafts, food and dancing, Uncle Dave Macon Days is fun for the whole family. Held each year, the second weekend of July.
312 South Front Street
Murfreesboro, TN, US 37129

Sam Davis Home

Historical Landmark
12 mi. away
This plantation tells the story of a young Confederate hero and the tumultuous time in Middle Tennessee before, during and after the Civil War.
1399 Sam Davis Road
Smyrna, TN, US 37167


Additional Information

ConventionSouth: Readers’ Choice Award for the Best Meeting Sites in the South 2013, 2014, 2015 ConventionSouth Editors’ Picks: South’s Surprising Recreational Havens for Groups 2015 ConventionSouth Editors’ Picks: South’s Best Destination Apps & Mobile Sites 2014 Constant Contact: All Star Award 2013, 2014, 2015