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Your event deserves to be in the Hall of Fame

A unique setting of timeless elegance and charm for your private event! Whether you’re hosting a holiday celebration, wedding, corporate function, fundraiser, or other special festivity, we have the perfect space to suit all of your needs, year-round! The International Tennis Hall of Fame's seven-acre property features sweeping open-air porches overlooking manicured grass courts for pleasant weather, and indoor options with beautiful views of the historic buildings and grounds for the winter months.

Weddings, Corporate, Social

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For assistance, please contact
Cullen McKain, Director of Hospitality | 401.324.4061

USTA Wing & Porch

USTA Porch

This versatile indoor/outdoor space exudes a level of sophistication that truly makes a statement.  The USTA Wing is an extension of our museum, spaciously transformed by high ceilings, a wall of glass French doors, and moveable exhibits.  For a breath of fresh air, step out on the latticework porch and enjoy a bird's eye view of the beautifully landscaped property.

The USTA Wing is equipped with a state-of-the-art audio-visual system, including a built-in digital projector and an 8'x8' screen, ideal for showcasing PowerPoint or video presentations.  Free wireless Internet service.

Available year-round. The USTA Wing is our interior venue and can be combined with the outdoor USTA Porch.  Transparent side panels are available.  Heater rental suggested in winter.

Guest Capacity USTA Wing & Porch  USTA Wing Only  Porch Only 
Cocktail Reception 180 120 120
Seated Lunch/Dinner 150 120 60
Seated Dinner & Dancing 150 90 60


Approximate size of space: 
USTA Wing 77' x 23' for 1,771 sq. ft.
USTA Wing Porch 122' x 13' for 1,586 sq. ft.

Horseshoe Piazza & Horseshoe Court

Horseshoe Piazza & Horseshoe Court

Our property has an exquisite centerpiece - a picturesque gem situated in the midst of our historic grass courts. The horseshoe-shaped covered porch and meticulously manicured grounds are the perfect setting for al fresco dining and cocktails.  The largest of all our venues, the Horseshoe Piazza and Court blend a relaxed feel with Newport elegance.

Available April-November. Transparent screen panels can be ordered in the event of cool or inclemement weather. Heater rentals are also available.

Guest Capacity Horseshoe Piazza  | Piazza, Brick Walkway, Horsehoe Court
Cocktail Reception 300    400
Seated Lunch/Dinner 250    -
Seated Dinner & Dancing  200    -


Approximate size of space: 2,000 sq. ft.
The Horseshoe Piazza, Horseshoe Court, and Brick Walkway are one contiguous space.

Memorial Board Room

The Memorial Boardroom is located in our brand-new building, designed with a stunning shingle style facade to complement the historic character of the entire Hall of Fame property.  Inside you'll find a truly modern and sophisticated meeting space with a comfortable layout to inspire productivity.

A wall of nearly floor-to-ceiling windows welcomes an abundance of natural light and provides a lovely view of the Hall of Fame grass courts during the summer months.

Among the included amenities are high back leather chairs around a rich mahogany conference table, Polycom conference phone system, wall-mounted LCD flat screen for presentations, and wireless Internet.

Guest Capacity
Main Conference table seats 20.
Table can be disassembled to accommodate smaller groups.

Approximate size of space:
Memorial Boardroom 34' x 20' for 680 sq. ft.
Memorial Boardroom Lobby 20' x 15' for 300 sq. ft.


Executive Lounge

This space is a convenient and inviting place where you can easily transition your meeting to comfortable dining or a cocktail reception.

A working fireplace adds a cozy ambience during cooler months.  Large windows create an open, airy feel with natural light, along with a view of the beautiful Hall of Fame grounds and stunnig architecture.  LED screens have been permanently installed and can be used for branding, slideshows, or live television.  Available year-round.

Guest Capacity:
Cocktail Reception - 50
Seated Lunch/Dinner - 40

Approximate size of space:
Executive Lounge 34' x 20' for 680 sq. ft.
Executive Lounge Lobby 20' x 15' for 300 sq. ft.

East Porch and Executive Porch

Both the East and Executive Porch are quaint spaces overlooking the spectacular grass courts.  They have limited availability, especially in season, but they might just be the perfect fit for your special event.  

Available April-October. Both are outdoor-only venues. Transparent side panels are available. Heater rental suggested in spring and fall.

Event Enhancements

Old Fashion Tennis

Old Fashion Tennis Players

Bring the property's elegant ambience to life with a tennis match on Horseshoe Court, featuring players dressed in turn-of-the-century tennis apparel. Your guests will feel as though they've stepped right into Newport's Gilded Age.


Your guests can relax and enjoy some friendly competition with this classic lawn game on our historic grass courts. Up to 8 guests per round (2 teams of 4) can play under the instruction of a croquet pro. Rounds last approximately 30 minutes each.



Aim. Toss. Score. Sip a cocktail and play a casual or competitive game of Cornhole! Also known as Corn Toss or Beanbag Toss, the game adds an element of fun to every get-together.

Lawn Tennis

Lawn Tennis

You can play on the legendary grass courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame! Over the years, all of the greatest champions in tennis history have played on these courts – and you can as well!

Museum Tour

Museum Galleries

Tennis enthusiasts, history buffs, and art lovers alike will be captivated by the newly renovated museum at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, where your guests can learn the history of the sport and its impact on society. Guests can also enjoy a guided tour or a leisure walk through of the galleries before cocktail hour begins.

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

When it's time for a breakout session, our Museum Scavenger Hunt is an entertaining and interactive way to reenergize your employees. As teams try to solve clues, they'll not only learn about the sport of tennis, but find out who is equipped with strong problem solving skills.  It's a great team building exercise that can help boost employee morale.


Please contact Cullen McKain, Director of Hospitality 401.324.4061 for a custom quote and more information. We look forward to working with you! 

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