Conveniently located in the heart of Midtown Memphis, Chimes, and Occasions is a two-venue event company that caters for a variety of functions, events and special celebrations from family reunions to weddings. Established in 1998, the events company provides for both ceremonies and receptions with two distinct venues, namely Chimes and Occasions. The Chimes is a quaint non-denominational French chapel that offers an intimate setting for all types of ceremonies and services of up to 125 guests and features 15-foot ceilings and elegantly furnished and spacious dressing rooms. Decorated with European antiques and fine accessories, Occasions provides the perfect space for receptions of up to 150 guests and features two levels and a beautifully landscaped courtyard at the back of the property.

Amenities & Facilities

The Chimes is a quaint, non-denominational French chapel that caters for romantic ceremonies of up to 125 guests and features 15-foot ceilings and elegantly furnished dressing rooms. The intimate chapel has a bell tower and tall arched windows that flood the interior with natural light and boast beautiful views of the surrounding gardens.

Occasions is an elegant two-story space decorated in soft adobe colors and furnished with marble floors, vintage wood finishes, French doors with brass sconces, and European antiques that provides a romantic space for receptions of up to 150 guests. The building has a romantic Juliette balcony and there is also a beautifully landscaped courtyard with brick walls, a classic chevron brick floor, ornate antique ironwork, and stone cherubs for outdoor cocktail parties.


Chimes and Occasions offers an Occasions Reception Package, which includes rental of the Occasions event space, which features marble floors, beautiful French doors with brass finishes, and European antiques, as well as a romantic Juliette balcony and access to the tranquil landscaped courtyard. Other amenities in the rental include tables, chairs and décor, linens, Chiavari chairs, a bride’s dressing area, a fully equipped kitchen (for prep only), designated space for dancing, the use of an enclosed landscaped courtyard with brick walls, outdoor lighting and a large parking lot with ample free parking.

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General Information

Chimes and Occasions is located at 201 South Cooper Street in Memphis, and there is parking outside the building. The property is wheelchair accessible and has high-speed Internet connectivity.

Located only two blocks away from the newly revitalized Overton Square in Midtown Memphis, Chimes and Occasions is ideally located for exploring some of the city’s finest features, such as the Greenbelt Park nature trail, which runs along the banks of the Mississippi River, and is the perfect place for getting out and about in the sunshine. Other attractions not to be missed in this energetic city include the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, vibrant Beale Street, and its burgeoning music scene, Elvis Presley’s exotic estate, Graceland, the National Civil Rights Museum, the Memphis Zoo, the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, Sun Studio, Graceland, and Shelby Farms Park.

201 South Cooper Street, Memphis, TN, 38104, Phone: 901-722–9687

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