Whether a bride is wishing to have a quaint, elegant wedding or an astonishing fairytale wedding, the Grand on Foster can accommodate all wedding styles.
Located in the heart of downtown Dothan, the Grand on Foster provides an elegant and unique wedding venue location that can accommodate up to 500 people.
“We are proud to offer our clients that old-world charm with a modern-day romantic setting to help make their wedding a glorious event to be shared with family and friends,” Grand Property Manager and Event Coordinator Caroline Tidmore said.
The Grand on Foster was established seven years ago, and has been voted the Best Venue in the Dothan Eagle’s Best of the Wiregrass in each year of its existence.
“Our venue is unique,” Tidmore said. “We offer differing atmospheres to create a picture perfect wedding for the special couple."
The Grand on Foster offers three ballrooms and a courtyard.
The Upstairs Ballroom allows for an open concept event adorned with five brick fireplaces, two elegantly draped balconies, and a view of the yard and Foster Street.
The St. Charles Ballroom offers Italian Renaissance furnishings with an early 20th Century American Gothic stained glass window.
The Orleans Ballroom features an open floor plan with a Brazilian Cherry hardwood dance floor. The ornate ceiling is adorned with historic mouldings and imported chandeliers.
The Courtyard displays 120-year-old brick walls with a former jewelry vault renovated to serve as a bar. The courtyard also displays lovely secluded balconies and a 14-foot fountain.
“Whether the bride is planning an outside wedding or indoor wedding, the Grand will be the perfect location for that special day,” Tidmore said. “Since the weather is so unpredictable in the South, no matter what option is chosen the wedding will be a beautiful event.”
T he Grand on Foster ha s its own event planner in-house, who will be on hand to help guide the bride through the wedding process. If the bride is searching for a special caterer, or that one-of-a-kind floral designer, the Grand on Foster event planner can provide vendor recommendations in those areas as well.
“Another special way the Grand on Foster is unique is not only offering a memory making venue on a wedding day, but we can also serve as that special venue for all of the many special occasions a couple will experience during their lifetime,” Tidmore said.