FAQ

  • What is Warehouse 817?

    Warehouse 817 is an event venue rental space in downtown Bristol Virginia - Tennessee.
  • Where is Warehouse 817 Located?

    We're located in Historic Downtown Bristol Virginia/Tennessee. Specifically:
    817 State Street
    Bristol, VA 24201

    Or you can use the Google Map below:
  • How much does it cost to rent the space?

    Pricing is contingent upon several factors including size of event, date and time, season, etc. Individual, Private events held Sunday-Thursday are surprisingly affordable. Inquire About a Date for more details.
  • How do I hold my date?

    A deposit and signed rental agreement is required for all rentals. Events must be paid in full before the scheduled event time.
  • What is the capacity of the space?

    The event space is rated for 177 occupants on the main floor for standing or assembly type events. With tables and chairs, the space fits from 80-96 guests. The rooftop deck is rated for 49 occupants. All restrooms are located on the main floor. Only the main floor is ADA accessible.
  • Is the rooftop deck included in the rental?

    No, the rooftop deck is an optional upgrade and can be rented in conjunction with the main floor rental.
  • Are tables included?

    Up to (9) 48” round tables and (6) 36” x 72” rectangle tables are included in the rental.
  • Is seating included?

    Seating is included for 50 guests. For larger events, seating can be rented from local event equipment providers. Seating and table layout can be modified to the meet the needs of the renter.
  • Am I required to use a specific caterer?

    Warehouse 817 does not offer a catering service. The renter is free to select their own caterer or no caterer at all.
  • Are alcoholic beverages allowed?

    Alcoholic beverages are permitted on the premises pursuant to laws and regulations of the Virginia ABC. You can find more information on obtaining a banquet license here. Please Contact Us for additional information related to alcoholic beverages.
  • Is parking provided?

    Parking is not provided on site. However, there are more than 100 spaces available in the downtown area within 1.5 blocks of the facility.
  • Is smoking allowed?

    Smoking, smokeless tobacco, cigars, and e-cigarettes are not allowed anywhere on the property.
  • Are pets allowed?

    While we love furry creatures, we ask that you keep them at home while you enjoy your special event.
  • Is cooking allowed?

    The facility has a catering kitchen which includes a refrigerator, microwave, and a small sink. The kitchen is for prepping only as there is no equipment for cooking.
  • Is audio/visual equipment available?

    Yes, 65” smart TV’s, and a LCD projector and screen are available with most rentals.
  • What type of payment is accepted?

    Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are accepted, as well as cash and corporate checks. No personal checks please.
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