Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

399 Mccallie Avenue, Chattanooga, TN
Capacity: 3,866 people
About Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium
Dedicated in 1924 as a living memorial to Hamilton County war veterans, Memorial Auditorium is a mid-sized performing arts venue (seating capacity 3,866) with a carpeted 12,000 sq.ft. exhibit hall area in the basement, and a self-contained Community Theatre (seating capacity 1,000) located upstairs. Additional meeting and breakout rooms are also available on two levels. The exhibit hall has hosted small trade shows, private receptions, and banquet set-ups for up to 400. In the past year Memorial Auditorium has hosted sell-out crowds for such bands as Widespread Panic, Sugarland and the Goo Goo Dolls, as well as meeting space for religious conventions and groups such as the Get Motivated Seminar with Zig Ziglar. Also featuring a rehearsal/warm-up room with mirrored wall, ballet barre and floating wood dance floor. “Green room” with kitchenette. This multipurpose room can be used for press conferences, receptions, or as a show office.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Community Theatre
Community Theatre
Meeting Hall
Meeting Hall
Exhibition Hall
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 3866
  • Special Features: Escalators for access to main floor lobby.Laundry room with 2 washers and 2 dryers, plus one set of additional hook-ups. Folding chairs and tables available. Permanent concession stand with ice maker. Main display area is carpeted.
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 12,000
  • Year Renovated: 1991