Event Venue Outside Nashville

If you’re looking for countryside event venue just outside Dickson, TN, we can help. The Cajun Lake Lodge in Burns. We can accommodate most any kind of company event or retreat you can imagine, but with a style and setting that can’t be matched. Bring your sales team for a distraction-free skills workshop. Bring your employees for a day of team-building activies. Our rural surroundings are gorgeous and refreshing. We are the perfect destination for Dickson companies wanting “something different” for their next company event.

Corporate Retreat Outside Nashville

Our facilities are ideal for Dickson companies wanting a corporate retreat venue. Bring your executive leadership team for a business-planning lockout. Our boardroom can easily handle your leadership team. You will also have all our inside and outside amenities to afford you rejuvenating breaks between sessions.


Our countryside retreat is built around peaceful ponds, gurgling creeks and beautiful greenery. Located next to Dickson, TN, Cajun Lake Lodge in Burns, TN is the ideal place to leave behind the distractions of Dickson city life. Our clients focus on education or team building amid our scenic beauty. Sometimes they even schedule in some relaxing downtime – like an afternoon fishing! We have near limitless potential for work, entertainment and team-building activities for your group.


We offer lovely accommodations, which means multi-day workshops are a cinch. Our cabins include all the modern conveniences, but in a setting that hotels just can’t match. From swimming pools to wet bars to big-screen televisions, you’ll find everything you could ask for included among our amenities. We can even setup outside-classroom options if you want to truly immerse yourself in the great outdoors.

Catering Services

To make things easier for staging your event, we can provide catering services to feed your entire group. We offer a wide variety of menu items and can satisfy any special food or allergy considerations.

Need a Corporate Retreat Outside Dickson, TN?

Finding the right venue for a corporate retreat outside of Dickson, TN can sometimes be a very difficult prospect. We try to make things a lot easier for you by providing everything you could possibly need for staging your corporate retreat in the city, and to keep all your participants happy and satisfied.

Conference Center Outside Dickson, TN

Companies from all over the region regularly contact us about holding their business conferences at our venue. It’s not just because we can provide everything they needed at a meeting center, or that all attendees can be accommodated in style. It is because we are not just another modern Dickson convention hotel. Look through our gallery and see how the natural beauty of mother nature gives our facilities a charm that no concrete and steel creation can match.

Event Center FAQs

How Much Do Corporate Retreats Cost in Dickson vs Outside Dickson?

You probably know that the cost of corporate retreats staged in Dickson will depend on how many participants are involved, whether or not you require catering services and hotel rooms, and whether any other special services are needed. But out here in the contry, we don’t face the same taxes, labor union constraints and other “big city” challenges. That means you get more value for your money and a setting that is truly memorable and effective. Contact us for a quote on your corporate event.

What Do Your Overnight Accommodations Entail?

Overnight accommodations at our venue include comfortable rooms for all participants, with all the usual amenities you might expect to find at a high-quality hotel – except for the sound of birds in the morning and a babbling brook at night. There is also copious amounts of fresh air and flowers to round out your stay.


How Much Does Event Catering Cost?

Event catering costs will depend on how many individuals will be attending your event, and what you would like to include on your menu offerings. We can provide you with a quote once we know this information.

What Other Services Do You Provide?

We provide a number of additional services, many of which are offered at no extra charge to you as the event organizer. Please look around our website for pictures and information that will make our charm irresistible. Then, please contact us to discuss how we can provide the specific services you have in mind.

Points of Interest & Activities in Dickson, TN

For companies staging a multi-day training event or conference at Cajun Lake Lodge, Dickson is till close enough to “make a night of it.” If you’ve never been to the city, here are some of the attractions you won’t want to miss. The downtown honky tonk scene is legendary and a whole bunch of fun.

Grand Ole Opry

No trip to the Music City area would be complete without a visit to the Grand Ole Opry, the legendary music showcase for country music stars since 1925. Countless careers have been launched and enhanced by performances at this renowned venue in Dickson.

General Jackson Showboat  

One of the largest showboats ever constructed, the General Jackson Showboat was officially launched in 1985, and ever since that time, it has been providing comfortable riverboat experiences to patrons, with fine dining and entertainment being the hallmarks of the experience.

Ryman Auditorium

The Ryman Auditorium might only have a seating capacity of 2,300 people, but its influence and its history go far beyond those humble figures. This is the place where Johnny Cash met June Carter, and it regularly hosts some of the biggest entertainers on the scene today.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Dedicated to honoring the greats of country music, and to preserving many of the mementos and artifacts associated with those artists, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum keeps alive the memory of all the most celebrated entertainers in country music. There are videos and photos galore which honor performances by country stars, and everyone in your family will appreciate the many attractions the museum has to offer.

The Johnny Cash Museum

This venue has been ranked the #1 music museum in the entire world, by prestigious authorities such as Forbes and National Geographic Traveler. That should give you some indication of just how enjoyable and entertaining it can be to visit this museum which celebrates the life of legendary performer Johnny Cash.

Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum gives honor and recognition to some of the great musicians of all time, individuals who have appeared on some of the most famous recordings, although they may have been in the background rather than being featured as a singer or performer. These talented individuals participated in some of the most outstanding recordings from all styles of music, including country, rock, contemporary, and gospel.

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