The Inside Scoop
FROM THE KNOT EDITORS
The First Look
Historic and beautiful Roswell Founders Hall hosts elegant events in Roswell, Georgia. Originally built in 1870, The Hall now hosts weddings, receptions and other celebrations. Events are held throughout the year in this gorgeous setting. Capturing the grace and elegance of the antebellum South, Roswell Founders Hall has a tradition of southern charm and hospitality. Sculpted boxwood hedges and a splashing stone fountain welcome guests into the columned entry of the Hall. Guests will find themselves immediately immersed in graceful surroundings and well appointed period rooms. Wedding photo backdrops are around every corner.
Founders Hall offers indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony and reception spaces in the lovely landscaped courtyard and beautifully appointed ballroom. Founders Hall is located in the historic downtown district of Roswell making it a ideal location for brides and grooms seeking an elegant estate-like destination for their celebration.
Roswell Grand Ballroom: The Grand Ballroom of Founders Hall is magnificent with its crystal chandeliers, polished wooden flooring and sheer fabric draped windows. A colonnade of white pillars surrounds the ballroom offering opportunities for fresh flower arrangements and hanging baskets. Light ivory walls provide a subtle backdrop for an elegant celebration. A large dance floor and elevated stage offer endless possibilities for enjoyment. An antique mirror over the mantled and columned fireplace is an excellent spot for that special wedding photo. The Grand Ballroom may be set for up to 200 guests.
The Courtyard: The Courtyard of Founders Hall is a private, gated, open-air space that is meticulously landscaped for outdoor wedding ceremonies. White wooden chairs may be set for wedding guests in a variety of configurations. A classic white gazebo serves as the wedding chapel for the outdoor area. Tenting may be used to cover the entire space for that just-in-case weather insurance policy. The Courtyard may be arranged to seat approximately 100 guests.
What You Should Know
Founders Hall offers a staff of professional event planners to the bride and groom. This team handles all details of the event including overall planning, special requests and coordination with vendors. Founders Hall offers a leave-the-details-to-us type of atmosphere so the couple may relax and enjoy their own event.
The Founders Hall Event Team is a detail-oriented group of individuals. They are dedicated to providing an event that is unique to the couple with which they are working. No event is to be “cookie cutter”, but to be exclusive and out of the ordinary.
Founders Hall works with a team of preferred vendors including their full service caterer of choice, Talk of the Town. The executive chef will ensure that each and every selection that the couple chooses is made-to-order and delicious. Among the creative offerings are the following:
- Heavy hors’ d’ oeuvres menu offering delicious hearty hors' d' oeuvres
- Seated dinner menu including a fabulous array of special entrees
- Buffet menu for a guest-oriented selection of favorite dishes
- BBQ menu offering southern classics in barbecue style
- Brunch menu with beloved brunch standards beautifully prepared
- Tea menu for traditional English tea party favorites
All linens, china, glassware and silverware will be provided. Seamless coordination with vendors that offer flowers, tenting, custom cakes, photography as well as other services will be staged and directed as the bride and groom desire. A 45-minute rehearsal time will be scheduled prior to the couple's event. All alcohol and beverage service will be coordinated and provided by Founders Hall, including bartenders and wait staff.
The Special Events Team at Founders Hall will work with any taste, style or budget that the couple has in mind. They truly do want their brides and grooms to relax and enjoy! Added benefits of a Founders Hall wedding include:
- On-site guest parking
- Full seven hour access to the property
- A dedicated event manager is on-site for all events
- A complete in-house sound system is a component of the package
From the Vendor
Impeccable Service, Style, Hospitality
Roswell Founders Hall and its beautiful gardens and private courtyard capture the antebellum era's romance and grace, setting the perfect backdrop for your wedding day. Adorned with period antiques and fireplaces, the bridal suite, bar parlor and grand ballroom exude Southern charm and elegance.
Amenities + Details
Outdoor - Not Covered
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$ – Affordable
Ballroom, Garden, Historic Venue, Tented
Bar + Drinks, Food + Catering, Planning, Rentals + Equipment, Service Staff