9 Unique Jacksonville Event Spaces for Your Guest Size

Becca Nunes

Author: Becca Nunes
Marketing Coordinator

9 Unique Jacksonville Event Spaces by Guest Size

Jacksonville is a wonderful city with a rich history. It’s also a town with plenty of unique event venues for you to choose from. In this blog, we’ll look at 9 event venues around Jacksonville, Florida based on your guest amount. Take a look at any one of these spectacular spaces for your next conference, brand launch or company party!

The Glass Factory – 500+

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.

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Terraces – up to 500 guests

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.

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens – up to 500 guests

Picture yourself holding a meeting in the Land of the Tiger or your guests sipping cocktails on an African savanna overlooking giraffes. Set along the riverfront, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens combines a naturally unique setting with a collection of scenic spaces. Whether you are meeting with clients or hosting an event, you can enjoy an evening of exclusive access to Northeast Florida’s most visited cultural attraction and wow your guests from the moment they step through the gate.

Brick and Beam – 200+ guests

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 Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens – 200+ guests

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.

121 Financial Ballpark – up to 200 guests

121 Financial Ballpark will get your office meeting, corporate luncheon, or holiday party away from the mundane and over to the ballpark for a refreshing and unique experience! Their spacious concourse allows for views of downtown and the baseball field. Your guests will be provided with a memorable experience.

Ponte Vedra Surf Club Patio – up to 200 guests

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.

Manifest Distilling – up to 200 guests

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.

The Lark – up to 100 guests

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, 14-foot ceilings, exposed wooden beams and brick walls, a built-in bar, 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.

Bonus Unique Venue

Congaree and Penn – up to 100 guests

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.


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