Located in Rocky Mount, Virginia, The Grand at 290 is a historic venue that hosts weddings and special events. Set in the center of uptown Rocky Mount, this electric space is ideal for modern couples who are looking for a memorable yet elegant backdrop for nuptial celebrations. This incredible property was originally built in 1912. Previously known as the celebrated N Morris Department Store, this space has been newly renovated, offering modern amenities while retaining many original features for an authentic charm.
Facilities and Capacity
The Grand at 290 boasts over 7,900-square feet of event space for couples and their guests to enjoy. The team at this venue can accommodate 120 guests for a banquet-style meal or up to 275 loved ones for a cocktail reception. Couples can exchange their vows in the dedicated ceremony space, which features floor-to-ceiling windows and wooden pews. Exposed piping and soaring columns offer an intoxicating blend of classic and contemporary style, while wooden floors add a refined polish. Couples and their guests will find original decorations scattered throughout the building, including the original merchant shelves and the rolling ladder that was used at the start of the 20th century. This venue boasts two get-ready suites for the engaged couple and their wedding party to prepare for the festivities, along with a catering prep kitchen. Couples can also access the rooftop accompanied by their photographer to use the remarkable views as a backdrop for spectacular wedding photos.
The Grand at 290 offers a range of packages to suit the vision of any couple. All packages include full access throughout this incredible property and its grounds, along with the use of the prep-kitchen and on-site parking. Two staff members will be assigned to assist you throughout the day, ensuring that everything goes to plan. This team allows couples to bring in their choice of outside vendors, including florists and catering, ensuring that your day is a true reflection of your vision. They can provide a range of amenities such as chairs, tables, and linens, along with custom uplighting options. Decorative items are also available to embellish your day, including:
Team of The Grand at 290
Mark and Nicole Redden
Meet Mark and Nicole Redden, Owners of The Grand at 290. They have a keen eye for detail and a passion for beautiful events, they work with every couple to ensure their dreamy day at The Grand at 290 is flawlessly executed.