Event Rentals

Make your own history at the Polk Home

The historic Polk Home gardens are now available for private weddings and events! Design your own unique garden wedding, baby shower, picnic, or cocktail party at our affordable outdoor event venue in Middle Tennessee. The site features secluded, intimate spaces conveniently located in the heart of historic downtown Columbia, Tennessee. The Polk Home gardens are an ideal outdoor event venue for events ranging from micro-weddings and elopements to a brunch or dinner event for your company’s employees or customers. 

See rental packages listed below and reach out today to start planning your perfect wedding or party in the Polk Home’s gardens.


Full Gardens

Beautiful, secluded gardens in a central downtown location, ideal for weddings and events of up to 100-150 guests

Access to grounds including: fountain courtyard, boxwood garden, White Garden, and Sisters’ House Yard

Flexible, customizable layout options

Bridal Suite


Reserved parking spaces

Rental Fee: 2,000

Sisters' House Yard

Charming historic yard ideal for intimate weddings and events of up to 75 guests

Sisters’ House Side Yard & Porch

Reserved parking spaces


Rental Fee: 750

Small Gathering

Perfect spot for smaller events like birthday, retirement, and anniversary parties, or baby & bridal showers

Up to 50 guests

Sisters’ House Side Yard & porch

3 hours maximum

Rental Fee: 350

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