15 Jacksonville Event Spaces to Fit Your
From casual oceanfront lounges to elegant country clubs, beautiful parks and everything in between, our “River City by the Sea” boasts an impressive selection of unique venues to match your event vibe.
We’ve picked out 15 venues with unique vibes that may speak to you for your next event.
Downtown Historic Vibes
Brick and Beam
Boasting a 2,300 square foot interior parlor, expansive outdoor back porch in Jacksonville's Historic Springfield district, Brick and Beam is the perfect setting for nearly any event. The opportunities for customizing are endless. Its overall rustic atmosphere makes it easy to implement your event’s theme from branded gobos and up lighting in your company’s colors to enough space for themed 3D props and décor.
The Glass Factory
The possibilities are endless at The Glass Factory. Boasting over 16,000 square feet of space, it can hold up to 900 standing guests and over 500 seated. The eclectic and historical venue located in Springfield is a blank slate ready for you to make your mark with your next event.
A beautiful, historic loft in the heart of Downtown Jacksonville. The restored 1920s venue features wrap-around windows overlooking the picturesque James Weldon Johnson Park. Once an artist’s co-working space, The Lark supports the local Jacksonville art community by showcasing and promoting their work. The venue features over 4,000 square feet of open space, exposed wooden beams and brick walls, antique windows and floors, with an outdoor patio. The Lark puts no limits on creativity or vendors. This venue can be designed to fit any of your event needs.
The Florida Theatre
Celebrating more than 85 years of entertainment, this legendary theatre is perfect for corporate functions of all kinds, receptions, awards and presentation ceremonies. Imagine you and your guests on the stage under the ornate proscenium arch with a reception in the Promenade Lobby under the star lanterns. The Mediterranean-Revival style of the Florida Theatre is the perfect backdrop for events of all varieties. The theatre offers 5,000 square feet with 1,900 seats.
Manifest Distilling is one of the most unique craft breweries in the Jacksonville area. The entire facility works hard to support sustainable agriculture. It features a sleek, upscale design in each of its three distinct spaces: the bar, the tasting room, and the distillery.
You can rent one of these spaces or all of them for your next business function. Manifest offers a variety of event add-ons that allow you to customize your event such as guided tours of the distillery, cocktail classes and branded barrels.
Modern Farm Vibes
Congaree and Penn
Congaree and Penn boasts an elevated farm setting that is equally Southern and otherworldly. Just around the corner from downtown Jacksonville, the farm is an effortless retreat for local guests and tourists alike. The farm has a sweet spot of 100 guests for their main covered Quonset hut patio, indoor taproom and surrounding lawn but up to 200 guests can be accommodated with an extra tent and seating. The variety of farm crops, architectural uniqueness, and southern scenery provide a beautiful backdrop with little need for added decoration for your event.
Whether you’re hosting a small collaboration meeting or a larger conference for 500, this luxury resort has the amenities you need to ensure it’s as memorable as it is productive. Just steps from Atlantic Beach, One Ocean offers multiple meeting spaces both indoors and outdoors. Host your event mixer on the veranda and let your guests enjoy the ocean breeze while talking shop.
The Fig Room
If cozy beach vibes are what you're looking for, The Fig Room should be on your radar. This venue is seconds from the beach and is a traditional Beach Bungalow designed to create an intimate event your guests will remember.
Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant
The Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant “take pleasure in adding a bit of imagination and glamour to every special affair, allowing guests to relax.” The hotel sits on the dunes of Atlantic beach and features stunning ocean views that you and your guests can enjoy from the rooftop terrace. Whether you’re treating your employees to a night of fun and food, celebrating a life milestone with loved ones or brainstorming your next big business idea with a group of co-workers, Casa Marina laid back beach vibe you need.
Ponte Vedra Surf Club Patio
The Ponte Vedra Inn and Club boasts over 25,000 square feet of event space spanning a variety of flexible outdoor event spaces including oceanfront & golf views all just 30 minutes from Jacksonville. A classic gathering place for generations, the Surf Club Patio is just one of the many event spaces offered at PVIC. The patio is the perfect place to host your guests for your next award ceremony or board meeting.
The Cummer Musuem of Art & Gardens
There's plenty of room at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, the largest fine arts museum in Northeast Florida. Host your entire event in the museum’s gardens overlooking the St. Johns River. Even in winter, the grounds overflow with native flora.
Plan an early morning team yoga session on its riverbank or a networking party in the Italian Garden. The museum’s 2 1/2-acre backyard can also accommodate events like workshops and seminars.
Upscale River Vibes
Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club
Planning a corporate gathering or intimate celebration, Epping Forest offers an array of unique options that cater to all your needs.
Wow your guests with the amazing views of their lush formal English gardens and the scenic St. John River. The entire second floor of the Mansion is devoted to event space with multiple rooms and terraces to choose from.
Hyatt Riverfront Jacksonville
Located on the St. Johns River within walking distance of downtown Jacksonville, it offers spectacular views and easy access to popular amenities. The hotel’s river terraces offer more than 20,000 square feet of customizable outdoor event space. Pick from three waterfront terraces, each ranging from 4,320 square feet to 9,600 square feet. Each terrace offers extraordinary views of downtown, the Main Street Bridge and the St. Johns River.
Venue 841 Riverfront Events is a picturesque venue located in Jacksonville, Florida. This venue is situated on the St. Johns River with one-of-a-kind views of the river and downtown Jacksonville. You and your guests can enjoy the gorgeous views at your next board meeting or charity gala. The venue's exterior features riverfront gardens and well-manicured landscapes with the St. Johns River as the backdrop and the main event room features tall ceilings and large windows.
The River Club
The River Club’s beautifully appointed banquet rooms feature panoramic views of downtown Jacksonville and the stunning St. Johns River. The club offers a variety of boardrooms and ballrooms with different settings and capacities to fit your exact event needs.