Private Events

Make Your Next Event A Historic Occasion.

Historic Westwood is grand yet welcoming. This stately residence will feel like your own private home. The property offers beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces that encourage creative and unique events. Located just minutes from downtown Knoxville at the gateway to charming and historic Sequoyah Hills.

We can do all this and more…
Weddings & Rehearsal Dinners / Anniversary Celebrations / Bachelorette Parties / Baby Showers / Bar & Bat Mitzvahs / Birthday Parties / Bridal Showers / Bridge / Bunco Clubs / Brunches / Church Celebrations / Club Meetings / Corporate RECEPTIONS & Meetings / Lunches / Company Staff Retreats / Dinner Parties / Family Reunions / Picnics / Fundraisers / Graduation Celebrations / Halloween Parties / Christmas & Holiday Parties / Retirement Parties

We have a special page just for weddings.

Quick Facts


Private events may use the entire main floor of the house, front porch, porte-cochere, front and west side lawns, and Adelia’s Shade Garden.

Capacity for Indoor Events

The maximum indoor capacity during a cocktail style event is 100. The maximum indoor capacity for a seated dining event is 50 (using four main rooms).


The maximum outdoor capacity is up to 200 (requires tent rental).  However,  the Historic Westwood home is open for guests and is part of the rental fee.

special offerings

Historic Westwood can include items like chairs, tables, linens, etc. as part of your package. We have our own collection on site.


Events must end by 11 pm with up to one hour of cleaning time after that. Amplified music must cease by 10 pm. to respect our neighbors (this is also governed by city ordinance). Bar service must end at least 30 minutes prior to the end of the event in order to ensure guest safety.

special pricing

Knox Heritage Society Level members receive discounts on their venue rental. Find out how to become a member HERE.


The main floor of Historic Westwood is ADA accessible via an elevator. Restrooms meet ADA requirements.


Laurel Church of Christ is our wonderful next-door neighbor and they allow private events at Historic Westwood to use their ample parking lot. Parking is easily accessible from the intersection of Kingston Pike and Cherokee Boulevard and a traffic light enhances the safety of exiting the property.

– OR –

Call 865-236-0204  |  Email

We look forward to hearing from you.


Professionally managed by Event Shop