Plan an Event

Whether planning an intimate wedding or a grand reception, a corporate convention or a small family reunion, the Walker Center can help you create the perfect event. Our two venues offer unlimited options for nearly any type of event. We offer a variety of items and services, including linens, AV equipment, and decorative items. With our experienced staff, excellent cuisine, and exceptional service, we can make your function an enormous success.

Weddings & Receptions

From elegant to rustic, we offer two perfect wedding and reception venues.

Corporate Events & Business Meetings

We offer the perfect setting for workshops, conventions, speaking engagements, and more. The Walker Center can accommodate groups of 11 to 1,100.

Gatherings & Reunions

If you are in need of a space for a church picnic, family reunion, customer appreciation day, or any other type of gathering, the Walker Center and the Doc & Merle Watson Theatre are perfect locations.

Large Venue Rental

Serving as the main stage of MerleFest every year, the production-friendly 6,400-square-foot Doc & Merle Watson Theatre offers ample room for large scale events. Our 5,100-square-foot Lakey Ballroom and the 1,100 seat Nan Van Every Auditorium can accommodate performances that require an indoor, elegant setting.