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The Balinese Ballroom was built in 1876 and has been restored to showcase its industrial character and stunning proportions.

It is located in the historic Pinch District, a Memphis landmark. The Pinch District preserves the ambiance of a kind of urban neighborhood that longer exists in Memphis. 

The Pinch not only contains a number of sites that recall the early settlement of Memphis, but is also the location of a significant concentration of late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century buildings that housed the commercial and residential life of a variety of distinct ethnic groups around the turn of the century. 

Our unique and versatile space allows us to customize and separate the venue to suit your needs so you can have your meetings, wedding ceremonies, receptions, and dinner parties all in one convenient location. 


With three spaces, the Balinese Ballroom offers multiple environments to suit your needs.

Every event imaginable from intimate dinners to elaborate and successful fundraisers.


Wide range of menu items for a cocktail reception to an elegant seated dinner.

Customized menus for you to meet your every need for your special day.

We handle everything, from setup to cleanup! 

The Balinese Ballroom guarantees that your event will come together seamlessly!

A luxurious and contemporary setting for your special day!

I’m Ashton! The Balinese Ballroom Manager!

I grew up in the small town of Lexington, TN but have been a Memphis resident for the past ten years. I love all the beautiful things this city has to offer. I started working at Balinese Ballroom in 2014 upon graduating from The University of Memphis. At first, I only intended to stay until I found a job in marketing. But, I completely fell in love with the wedding industry and decided I wanted this to be my career, not just a job. 

I love meeting newly engaged couples and getting to hear the stories of how they met, fell in love, got engaged, and everything in between! Getting to help couples plan one of the greatest days of their lives is truly an honor and a new experience every time! I love being able to help a new bride envision walking down the aisle and celebrating with friends and family.

When I am not helping brides plan their day, I am spending time with my fiance, planning our own wedding (at Balinese Ballroom, of course!), and traveling in our RV. If I am not traveling, I am hanging out with friends and family and helping them plan events. What can I say? I truly love this business!

Contact me today to help you turn your ideas into memorable moments and allow your guests to truly enjoy the Balinese Ballroom experience!

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"The staff goes above and beyond! Our Wedding Reception at The Balinese Ballroom was something out of a Hollywood Movie!"

"We had multiple people tell us it was the best wedding food they had ever had!"

"Everything about our experience at the Balinese Ballroom was great. The space was everything we wanted. The price was reasonable and competitive. Ashton, the coordinator, was professional and prompt with all inquires and responses. Mike, the owner, was beyond accommodating. Nick, the event lead, was attentive and available throughout the night of the wedding. And the entire wait staff was the epitome of Southern hospitality -- I even had a guest comment on how professional the chef was at the active Shrimp & Grits station; He never left his post, and he was kind to all the guests. Even more, we had multiple people tell us it was the best wedding food they had ever had!"

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- kate, wedding wire

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"The exposed wood and brick, and the white lights strung gave our reception a warm glow that made our simple florals and wood accents pop!"

"The venue didn’t need much in terms of décor – the simple white walls and fabric-draped chandeliers downstairs provided a wonderful blank canvas for our simple civil service. The exposed wood and brick, and the white lights strung in the upstairs ballroom gave our reception a warm glow that made our simple florals and wood accents pop! We loved the variety of choices offered to us for food and beverage – there was so much food, and we had a great variety for all sorts of dietary restrictions. This was so important to us, and the Balinese team delivered. Looking back on a very joyous day, we were so thrilled that the Balinese Ballroom provided the perfect backdrop to start our new life together."

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- liz, wedding wire

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"Thank you so much for making my day magnificent!"

"I absolutely loved my experience with the Balinese Ballroom! First off, the venue is gorgeous . I loved the simple yet elegance decor, which makes it the perfect backdrop for any event color scheme . The tea lights and drapping on the ceiling provides the perfect accent of elegance for any event, especially a wedding . Besides the decor, the staff was super friendly and accommodating throughout my entire planning process. Also, we got plenty of compliments on the food throughout the wedding night as well. I can’t believe my guests got such a variety of food options for what we paid per guest . I’ll absolutely say the food exceeded expectations. Thank you so much for making my day magnificent!

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- rose, wedding wire

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"They helped to make my 40th celebration smooth sailing and one of the most amazing days of my life."

" I had my 40th birthday celebration in August at the High Point area. I initially made my 1st point of contact with Mike Zupa, and he was so nice, friendly, and easy to talk to about what they offered. I then began communicating with Ashton in which she was amazing as well. They helped to make my 40th celebration smooth sailing and one of the most amazing days of my life. They made sure that everything and everyone was in place for my special day and that meant so much. So I highly recommend this venue because not only was the location amazing, the staff was too. You will not regret your decision."

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- V, Wedding Wire

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"Everyone raved that the food was spectacular, the venue was beautiful, and the staff was friendly."

"Lovely space, plenty of parking, and staff was wonderful. We worked with the Balinese staff for over a year of planning and everyone was very helpful and responsive. They work with you and there is no hidden fees or charges. Ashton was great at responding to all our questions. They were flexible with last minute changes and accommodating to our schedule for food tasting.  Everyone raved that the food was spectacular, the venue was beautiful, and the staff was friendly. We even had security and parking included. Two thumbs way up!"

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- mya, Wedding Wire

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" The day of our wedding, we felt at rest thanks to the amazing staff."

"We loved this venue. Everything was perfect! The event coordinator was very punctual and professional and had a answer for every question. The security/door man was very respectful and did a great job. The bartenders greeted our guest and made them feel right at home. The day of our wedding, we felt at rest thanks to the amazing staff. We we would absolutely recommend the Balinese Ballroom to anyone wanting to host a flawless event. Our wedding and reception were perfect!"

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- jennifer, Wedding Wire

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"I have nothing but many kudos to these wonderful professional people."

"This was one of a dozen places my daughter and I researched for her wedding reception venue. The staff in the office was exceptional in working with my daughter who lives in Dallas and was making many of her decisions long distance. They were fabulous the night of the reception: the food, the staff, the bartenders, and the security. The staff was so willing to work with the band, cake and flower people. They were so helpful in getting presents, cake, liquor, and flowers to our car, loaded twice. I have nothing but many kudos to these wonderful professional people. They made my daughter's wedding reception worry free, and that was such a gift to her and her groom and to our family."

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- natalie, Wedding Wire

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You believe in marriage and love that lasts a lifetime. 

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You are looking for an all-inclusive venue.

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You want your wedding day to be a true CELEBRATION!

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You are looking for a space to truly capture the downtown Memphis vibe.

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 You want to have your ceremony and reception in the same space.

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