Distinctively Different: 11 Unique Jacksonville Wedding Venues

If the vision you have for your Jacksonville wedding is far from cookie-cutter, check out these unconventional venues! From a former commercial ice plant to an archeological park where you can sip from the Spring of Eternal Hope, here's a list of some incredible locations for the couple who's looking for an out-of-the-ordinary setting.


Coastal Occasions

Jacksonville Beach, FL

Fab Features: Tuscan-inspired Greenhouse Veranda wrapped with fig vines, lit with twinkle lights, and outfitted with antique doors and a fountain • just 5 blocks from the Atlantic, for toes-in-the-sand beach ceremonies • extensive planning services, including day-of and advance coordination, included in most packages

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Keeler Property

Jacksonville, FL

Fab Features: gorgeous private country estate • Florida’s only covered bridge provides stunning photo ops and a one-of-a-kind spot for your ceremony • the minimally decorated barn provides endless DIY possibilities

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$

The Assembly Room

St. Augustine, FL

Fab Features: 2-story early 1900s industrial-inspired masterpiece • brick walls, handcrafted woodwork, and exposed ceilings lend a raw elegance to the space • cocktails on the outdoor terrace overlooking San Marco Street

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Jacksonville, FL

Fab Features: ceremonies in the lush garden ringed by Grecian-style columns topped with flowering urns • cocktails receptions on the African savanna overlooking roaming giraffes • stunning photos ops from a replica of a Mayan stone temple to the enchanting 3-tiered water fountain

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Weddings at Colonial Quarters

St. Augustine, FL

Fab Features: exchange vows beneath St. Augustine’s 2nd oldest sweeping live oak • cozy receptions with family-style table seating • event enhancements include pirates or re-enactors from the on-site Pirate &Treasure museum to mingle with guests

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Magnolia Room at Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth

St. Augustine, FL

Fab Features: archaeological park nestled on 15 acres • exchange vows overlooking the Matanzas River, in the courtyard, or beneath tall trees • explore the surrounding exhibits and even take a sip from the Spring of Eternal Hope

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Lightner Museum

St. Augustine, FL

Fab Features: reimagined 1888 hotel • the Historic Pool Ballroom was once the world’s largest indoor swimming pool and the Grand Lobby is adorned with crystal chandeliers, mosaic tile flooring, and dramatic arched windows • the courtyard affords manicured gardens and a stone footbridge spanning a tranquil koi pond

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

The Treasury on the Plaza

St. Augustine, FL

Fab Features: artfully renovated former central bank • soaring Romanesque columns and dramatic inset arches are the hallmark of the stunning Grande Ballroom • cocktails in the Vault Bar, housed behind impressive steel doors of the building’s original vault

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

The Glass Factory

Jacksonville, FL

Fab Features: 16,000-square-feet of industrial space • exchange vows against a weathered exposed brick backdrop • endless DIY opportunities

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Diamond D Ranch

Jacksonville, FL

Fab Features: exchange vows in front of a quaint outdoor chapel surrounded by mature trees • stunning photo ops on the expansive grounds • rustic receptions in the open-air pavilion with exposed beams, stringed lights, and a mason jar chandelier

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL

Fab Features: unique ceremonies in the Atrium Gallery • versatile event spaces can accommodate intimate to grand occasions• catering and bar services are provided exclusively by MOCA CATERS

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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