Frequently Asked Questions

There is absolutely no such thing as a stupid question – especially when you’re planning a wedding, banquet, or business meeting! We hope this list of questions and answers helps clear up any confusion you might have about The View at Fountains. If you don’t see your question on this list, please feel free to reach out at events@theviewatfountains.com!

Monday – Thursday: 10am – 5pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm

Our maximum seated capacity in the venue is 350 guests. Overall venue capacity may not exceed 475 guests (standing room only).

Our maximum capacity with tables, chairs, and dance floor is 225 guests. If weather is pleasant enough to seat people on the terrace, max capacity would be 300 guests.

With each rental, The View at Fountains will provide access to the banquet room, catering kitchen, lobby area, and covered terrace. Included is enough 5′ round tables to seat 150 people (19 round tables if desiring 8 guests per table, 17 round tables if desiring 9 guests per table) and 150 black Chiavari Chairs with cushions. For added convenience, additional tables and chairs are available for rental; however, the venue does not have or provide table linens. 

For events including a wedding ceremony, access to the Bridal Suite and Groom’s Room will also be included.

150 chairs are included in each rental. We have 200 additional chairs available for rental for a total of 350 black Chiavari chairs.

In addition to the 5’ round tables (enough for 150 guests) we provide with each venue rental, we have the following tables available to rent:
 
(36) 5’ round tables
(16) bistro tables
(14) 8’ rectangular tables
(10) 6’ rectangular tables
Ceiling height is 12′. Chandeliers are at 9’6″.

For exact dimensions of each room, please email us at events@theviewatfountains.com

We have two elevators to transport decorations and guests to the fourth floor. They both measure 6′ wide x 8′ long x 8′ tall.

The Bridal Suite can fit up to 15 ladies comfortably while the Groom’s Room can accommodate up to 7 gentlemen comfortably.

The east lot of Fountains at Gateway can accommodate 400 vehicles.

To ensure that your special day goes as smoothly as possible, we require that you have a wedding coordinator. This coordinator will be the venue’s main point of contact on the day of your wedding so that family and friends are able to fully enjoy the day.

No, however we highly recommend them! Using a preferred vendor eliminates the potential for a bad experience. All caterers must be ABC licensed and insured. All bartenders must be ABC licensed and insured.

Each renter must provide their own decorations.

All decorating must be completed and torn down within your event rental period. Depending on other events preceding your event rental, additional hours for decorating may be available to rent.

Due to events on following days, all items brought in must be removed by the end of your event rental period.

Fountains at Gateway has several onsite restaurants, each with the ability to cater events at The View. Restaurants include Steakhouse Five, Burger Republic, and Just Love Coffee.

Our catering kitchen is an ideal area for caterers to stage food and drink in preparation for the event. Our kitchen includes a refrigerator, dishwasher, warming ovens, ice machine, and multiple prep tables.

While we do allow beer, wine and champagne, service of hard liquor is strictly prohibited at The View.

Yes, you may bring in beer, wine or champagne during the rental period so long as it is poured by an ABC licensed bartender. Food must be served anytime alcohol is served.

Special event insurance (sometimes referred to as one-day event insurance) is an insurance policy that helps protect your investment in a specific event, such as a wedding. Event insurance may help protect you if you’re found responsible for property damage or an injury caused during your event.

If you plan to have any alcohol present or if you plan to have 200+ guests, The View at Fountains requires that you use the venue’s contracted security team. The security service requires that 1 security officer be hired for every 100 guests expected. The cost for this service is $35 per officer per hour with a 5-hour minimum. Security is required to be on site at the start of the event for ID checks, crowd control, VIP security access, parking safety and general security. This must be booked 30 days in advance.

To allow our event staff to spend holidays with their families, The View is not open for reservations on major national holidays.

The venue has set pricing based on daily rental. Smaller weddings, reception-only, or ceremony-only weddings are all subject to the same reservation cost.

We offer a 5% discount to active military personnel and veterans.

1500 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

events@theviewatfountains.com

The View at Fountains is a family owned enterprise that seeks to honor God in all aspects of our businesses. Given the personal attention we provide to users, there may be certain events that would be discordant with our values, and we reserve the right to decline a booking request.

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