Leslie Town Centre
Celebrate Often

Leslie Town Centre

Located in Cookeville Tennessee off Interstate 40, central to Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, Leslie Town Centre is the premier event venue and banquet hall for the region. At the heart of the charming historic district, there are many restaurant and shopping options within walking distance. Free set-up, tear down, onsite event staff, and free ample parking, our patrons love having everything so convenient!

Debi Smith

Event Director

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Service is Our Mission

Our goal is to provide exceptional service for you and your guests.  

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Our Office

1 West First Street, Cookeville, TN 38501

p. 931.372.7200            f. 931.526.4023


Co-owned by the City of Cookeville and Putnam County, Leslie Town Centre is governed by the Public Building Authority and is supported solely by the revenues from the venues. In addition to the event center, the building houses the offices of the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, Economic and Community Development and the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Public Building Authority governs Leslie Town Centre for the benefit of our region and proudly offers the Together We Care program.

Leslie Town Centre is the premier event venue and meeting space for Cookeville and Middle Tennessee. Known for our excellent service staff, premium amenities and our commitment to making your event our only focus, Leslie Town Centre is the perfect choice for your next event!

From 10 to 1000 guests, our venue has the large or small space you will love. Estes Williams Room is 7200 square feet and can accommodate as many as 1,000 guests for an open reception or can seat up to 600 at a banquet, reception, conference or fundraiser. Business expos will enjoy spacious booths with generous aisles. 

Herald-Citizen Room is a perfect setting for more intimate parties or smaller meetings and receptions with seating for up to 100 guests. Please check out the "Our Spaces" tab to see pictures of our rooms and choose the room that will best meet your event needs. Then "Get A Quote" to learn pricing and availability. 

Leslie Town Centre is situated in the historic downtown district of Cookeville, TN between the Train Depot Museum and Dogwood Park on First Street and just around the corner from the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. Cookeville is a picturesque town located on the edge of the Cumberland Plateau in Middle Tennessee and is centrally located on I-40 between Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. With rolling hills and quality resources, there is no better place than Cookeville for your hometown or region-wide event. The area offers excellent lodging, caterers, and other great service providers that will make your conference or business meeting, expo, private party, reunion, fundraiser, banquet, or wedding reception an event to remember. To learn more about Cookeville and what it has to offer, go to https://visitcookevilletn.com/

Travelers coming from Nashville, Chattanooga or Knoxville find our convenient location one of our best assets. Leslie Town Centre is located near Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Tennessee Tech campus in the beautiful, historic business district of Cookeville, Tennessee, which makes our venue the ideal location for wedding receptions, symposiums, banquets, fundraisers and trade shows.  We offer all the modern amenities you would expect from a premier venue, including ample free parking, quality lodging, excellent services and exceptional caterers, and it all comes with a lot of small town charm. Our community is friendly and the surroundings are lush and beautiful. You could not choose a better, more centrally located venue for your event.