Chayz Lounge

Private Events At Chayz Lounge

hayz Lounge is the live jazz bistro located on Meeting Street in the heart of the River District in West Columbia. Our venue offers an elegant, upscale yet inviting atmosphere to experience the finest smooth jazz and rhythm & blues acts in a way that is best described as an intimate concert. For the past five years, we have consistently provided the perfect place to relax after work, spend an evening with friends, or a romantic night out enjoy quality entertainment. 


Although Chayz Lounge is not an event venue, we do offer use of our space for small/intimate functions and private dining. We are happy to host the following types of events during our non-show times.

  • Recitals

  • Private dining

  • Corporate luncheons

  • Company meetings

  • Book club meetings

  • Networking events

  • Holiday parties

  • Company training sessions

  • Intimate weddings & receptions


Our maximum capacity is 99, including staff. However, to allow for adequate spacing between our tables, our seating capacity is limited to 60. The adjacent outdoor patio is also available for use. Our rates (excluding holidays) are based on a minimum 4-hour block of time and are as follows:

  • Monday - Wednesday 
    Between 9AM - 4PM: $700
    Between 5PM - 9PM: $900


  • Thursday
    Between 9AM - 4PM
    : $900
    Between 5PM - 10PM: $1,900


  • Friday
    Between 9AM - 3PM
    : $900
    Between 5PM - 10PM: $2,500 (Requires 90 days advance booking. Dates are based on availability)


  • Saturday
    Between 9AM - 3PM
    : $1,000
    Between 5PM - 10PM: $2,800 (Requires 90 days advance booking. Dates are based on availability)


  • Sunday
    Between 5PM - 9PM: $900


Our fees include all of the following:

  • Free onsite parking

  • Tables and chairs as shown in the photos above

  • Use of our stage, and restrooms

  • PA system with iPhone, iPad and iPod connection

  • Audio set-up and microphone (upon request)

  • On-Site Manager to assist with Logistics 

Catering for your event is provided in-house. Our chef can create a menu based on your dietary needs. Whether you are looking for heavy hors d’oeuvres or passed appetizers, we have you covered. Outside beverages, including beer, wine and alcohol are not permitted as we have an on premiset beer, wine and liquor license. Table linen and chair covering are available upon request at an additional cost.


We aim to make your function as worry-free as possible. If you need a band for your function, we can point you in the right direction. When you’re ready to book a date for your function, contact us at (803) 563-8375 or email 

COVID-19 Implementations:  We have always taken steps to mitigate the spread of germs in our establishment and we’re more stringent in our efforts in the wake of Covid. Please DO NOT ENTER our establishment if you have a fever, severe cough, sore throat, or other COVID or flu-like symptoms. Temperature check and hand sanitation is done upon your arrival.