101 broadway
nashville, tn 37201

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 11am-close
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-close


What is The Hatchery?

The Hatchery is the 3rd Floor of the Acme Feed & Seed. It is the largest one-level event and music venue on Lower Broadway. The 7,000 square foot venue is located in the heart of downtown Nashville with views of the Cumberland River, LP Field and Riverfront Park.


How many people can The Hatchery accommodate?

The Hatchery can accommodate 250 people seated or 450 standing.


What is needed in order to secure an event date at The Hatchery?

A 30% non-refundable deposit and signed contract are required to secure an event date. A date may be held for up to 14 days before the deposit is required.


Can I schedule a site visit?

Yes, we encourage all of our potential clients to schedule a site visit. Please contact our Sales Manager Gayla Pugh at gayla@tomkats.com to schedule a site visit and for more information.


Can I rent the Hatchery for a personal or commercial photo or video shoot?

Yes. The Hatchery is happy to accommodate a variety of photo, video and commercial productions for a location fee. Please inquire for rates, capabilities and additional details.


Can I rent additional floors of The Acme for my event?

The Acme is available for full venue buyouts. Please inquire for venue buyout rates. The rooftop of The Acme is also available for event and production rentals for an additional fee. Please inquire for rooftop rental rates.


Does The Hatchery provide event planning services?

The Hatchery is happy to provide event/meeting planning services for an additional fee. Please inquire for details.


Do the times listed in my events package include set up and break down?

The times listed on the events package include setup, full duration and breakdown of the event.


Can I bring in my own alcohol for an event at The Hatchery?

In compliance with Tennessee Alcoholic and Beverage Commission, The Acme is required to provide all liquor, beer, wine and licensed bartenders for all events at The Hatchery.


Where can I rent additional décor or equipment for my event?

Any additional rental needs or specialized services (such as specialized décor, lighting, etc.) can be arranged through our preferred vendor, Liberty Party Rental. Non-preferred vendors must be approved by the venue.


Where can my guests park?

The Hatchery highly recommends utilizing valet or shuttle service for your event, as The Acme does not have on-site parking. Valet can be arranged through our preferred vendor, PMC Parking.


Is security required for my event?

The Hatchery Venue Manager will determine security needs depending on the nature of the event. Security can be arranged through our preferred vendors.


What is your smoking policy?

No smoking is allowed on the premises.


What is provided with my Food & Beverage Minimum?

The Acme is responsible for providing:

– Basic Bone White China (silverware, plates, glasses)

– Two (2) 8’ Fruitwood Bars

– PA System with universal plug-in capabilities

– One (1) wireless or lavaliere microphone

– Catering Equipment (tables, chaffers, etc.)

Additional rentals are the sole responsibility of the client. Examples of such additional rentals may include but are not limited to: Tables, chairs, linens, decor, additional lighting, stage, additional P/A (projector & screen, flat screen televisions, A/V for band needs), etc.