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Bragan Field at the Baseball Grounds of JacksonvilleFormerly the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville and home to the Jacksonville Suns, this facility boasts 156 dugout seats, 188 club seats, 12 air-conditioned suites, a suite level club and six covered party decks.ooooo301 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.358-2846Facilities Services Manager | (904) 633-6104jaxevents.comMon-Fri: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sat-Sun: games hours onlyduring game hoursNSo7000depends7000N Full Bar
EverBank Field
Home to the Jacksonville Jaguars, the stadium is ideal for private events utilizing acres of asphalt parking, 28 Cabanas and three football fields of grass for entertainment and parties, the East and West Clubs, the Bud Light party Zone and the exclusive Terrace Suite. ooooo1 EverBank Field Dr.633-6100Facilities Services Manager: (904) 633-6104jaxevents.comMon-Fri 9 am to 5 pm; hours do vary per time of eventsduring game hoursNSo73,000depends7000+N Full Bar
Florida TheatreThis historic movie theatre turned premier concert venue boasts Mediterranean Revival Style architecture, a majestic stage; two lobbies, the Promenade and the Mezzanine; and the third level Barnett Room. The theatre boasts state-of-the-art lighting consoles and sound system.

Many rental packages are available and theatre staff can assist with all facets of organizing the event from production and marketing to ticket sales.
oooooooo128 E. Forsyth St.355-2787Call 904-355-5661 x248 for a complimentary consultation and tourfloridatheatre.comBox Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Weekends: closedNS1900depends on profit/ not for profit0N Full Bar
Friday MusicaleRebuilt from the ground up in 1998, this elegant 1930‘s Colonial Revival-style auditorium accommodates up to 250 guests and comes furnished with tables and chairs. The the grande foyer leads to the auditorium appointed with a full-service kitchen, backstage sitting areas, and performance stage with retractable 24 foot projection screen, sound system and two grand pianos. ooooooooo645 Oak St.355-7584Facility Rentals Manager:
fridaymusicale.comMon-Fri: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. NS anywhere inside250dependsN o
Jacksonville Expo Center at the FairgroundsMore than 12 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, 50,000 sqft exhibition hall space and a 44,000 sqft Agricultural Complex make this venue a versitale gathering place for any function. Features include: two exhibition halls with show office; concession snack bars and 240 10x10 booth spaces for trade shows. Electricity/water is included in rental fees.oooo510 Fairgrounds Pl.353-0535jacksonvillefair.comMon-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fair hours fluctuateooN o
Maritime Heritage CenterSurround your event with books, documents, artifacts, and other historical objects significant to General Maritime History of Jacksonville and Florida's First Coast, with medium-size seating and entertainment area.oooooo2 Independent Dr.355-1101jacksonvillemaritimeheritagecenter.orgTues. - Fri. 11 a.m -5 p.m. Sat./Sun: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 3 pm; Sat - Sun 1 pm - 5pm75-100dependsN
MOCA JacksonvilleThe Museum of Contemporary Art is ideal for posh corporate entertaining, dramatic cocktail receptions, elegant weddings, and hip dance parties. This multi-floor venue, complete with small theatre, intimate meeting rooms, fine dining restaurant and lobby bar, can accomodate up to 800 guests who will enjoy a changing array of art exhibitions. oooooooo333 N. Laura St.366-6911 mocajacksonville.orgTues-Sat: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: noon-4 p.m.Monday: closedn/ao800depends0N Full Bar
Museum of Science & History (MOSH)Perfect for the child in all of us, numerous options scale to your event needs at the museum. Choose from:
> A/V-ready Wells Fargo Conference Room (capacity: 100)
> Four classrooms perfect for kids activities (capacity: 30 each)
> The first floor, which includes the lobby, exhibits and courtyard, is perfect for fundraisers and parties
> An intimate flora and fauna-filled courtyard (capacity: 30)
> The second floor of permanent and traveling exhibits, perfect for sit down dinners and wedding receptions (capacity: 150 seated);
> The planetarium, perfect for presentations or continuing education with movie screen-sized projection capabilities (capacity: 192 seated)
> The museum's riverview rooftop, perfect for weddings or birthday parties under the stars (capacity: 150 seated, 200 standing);

Plus, the entire museum is also available for rental. Rates vary by space. Tables chairs and linens are available for rental.
oooooooooo1025 Museum Cir.396-MOSHthemosh.orgMon- Thurs: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 1 p.m.-6 p.m. NS2500depends150oS
Prime Osborn Convention CenterLooking for unconventional beauty in a setting of grand historic architecture with abundant logistical advantages and first class service? This building remains the only southern railroad station in the nation that has been converted into a state-of-the-art convention center. Spacious pre-function and public areas with windows of natural light are refreshing during coffee breaks yet intimate and engaging for networking and social interaction.

The Center features 78,000 square feet of exhibit space divisible into two separate halls with 33 foot ceilings. Designed for multiple room set options, there are 22 meeting rooms of combined space to accommodate various meeting requirements. The Grand Lobby, the most prized jewel, boasting 75 foot ceilings and exquisite walls of marble is an event space where you can entertain your most important clients or host the most glamorous black tie events all while overlooking the grand fountain and expansive terminal columns.
oooo1000 Water St.630-4000Booking Manager: 630-4050jaxevents.comMon- Fri: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Depends on room and eventN o
Ritz Theatre and MuseumConstructed in 1999 on the site of the 1929 Ritz Theater movie house in the historic and cultural African American community of La Villa, this gem's elegant, warm art deco style auditorium and lobby are available for rental. Auditorium capacity: 402 seats. Lobby reception area: up to 150 for a seated banquet-style reception and 400 for a standing reception. Dance floor available.

All ticketed events must be managed through SMG Ticketmaster. Rate Table, Lobby Layout, Auditorium Seating Chart and Facility Technical Specifications are available online.
oooooooo829 N. Davis St.632-5555For certain events, the museum’s African American history and art exhibits may be accessible.ritzjacksonville.comMuseum Hours: Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm Sat: 10 am - 2 pmo400N Full Bar Capabilityo
The Jacksonville LandingNestled along the gorgeous St. Johns River, this destination, voted “Jacksonville’s Most Beloved Landmark,” is home to nine restaurants and two night clubs (individual listings below), plus a cozy indoor shopping mall and food court. Perfect for large events, the riverfront courtyard features a large stage with full lighting and sound capabilities and a water fountain. The food court with outdoor balcony is also perfect for large gatherings, and Deep Blue (individual listing below) is perfect indoor event room for private parties or as a VIP area for larger riverfront events.ooooooo2 Independent Dr.353-1188jacksonvillelanding.comMall hours Mon - Thurs: 10 am - 8 pm Fri and Sat: 10 am - 9 pm Sun: 12 noon - 5:30 pm. Dining & Nightclubs stay open laterSmoking outdoorsoYesoN Full Bar
Times Union Center for Performing ArtsThis three venue, riverfront facility--center for professional and community artistry in Downtown Jacksonville--accommodates events from Broadway touring shows to symphony orchestras, from corporate general sessions to community recitals, from unique receptions to intimate dinners.

> The 2,900 seat Moran Theater is home to a Broadway Series, concerts of all types from rock to gospel, ballet to opera. Its stage size and versatility make it ideal for large events while providing excellent seating for all patrons.
> The Jacoby Symphony Hall is an acoustically exquisite room, seating 1,800 guests in three tiers. Primarily occupied by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, it is a superior venue to experience orchestral performances.
> The multi-use Terry Theater seats 600 and welcomes a wide variety of events each year. Home to general sessions, comedy shows, theater and dance recitals, among others, the space provides an intimate setting for any small event.
> In addition, over 20,000 square feet of lobby and reception space is available to welcome event patrons or cater to social events, dinners, and meetings. Social event spaces must be booked at least 90 days in advance. Please ask for the booking policy.
ooooooooo300 W. Water St.633-6110Director | 633-6191
jaxevents.comMon-Fri: box office: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 1 hour before eventsooN Full Bar Capability
Veterans Memorial ArenaThis 15,000 seat multi-purpose arena, built in 2003, is home to the Jacksonville Sports Hall of Fame and the AFL Jacksonville Sharks, the ABA Jacksonville Giants, and dozens of national performing acts. Full House, Half House and Floor Only configurations are available for rental. The St John’s Party Suite and the EverBank Arena Club are ideal spaces for parties.oooooo300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd.630-3900Assistant General Manager | 630-3933jaxevents.comMon-Fri: box office:10 a.m.-4 p.m. Office: 8:00.m.-5 p.m.designated smoking areasoUp to 15,000 For rental spaces - EAC - 300 SJS - 150varies N Full Bar
Event Space
927 EventsThis multi-level venue features exposed brick walls, loft-style windows, hardwood floors, tile designs, antiques, one-of-a-kind sculptures, custom motorcycles and other unusual memorabilia. The expansive first floor foyer works well as a greeting or exhibition area, and is easily configurable. Upstairs, is 5,000 sqft of spacious meeting and event space featuring a mix of urban and traditional influences. This space is customizable for seated dining, a cocktail reception or even a corporate teambuilding outing – complete with an indoor driving range, ping-pong and pool tables, entertainment stage and more.oooooooo927 Forsyth St.655-6603927events.comoN o
Brooklyn Royal Dance WarehouseOnce a warehouse, this 1922 building was converted into an 8,000 sqft reception hall, with a 1,700 sqft dance floor. The nostalgic look features a large open arched ceiling and exposed old world brick walls.

The facility comes with unlimited ice, a bar area for refreshments and tables and chairs for up to 200 guests. A professional DJ system can be rented. Rent by the hour: seven hour minimum of $900 and $100 for each hour after or for the entire day: 10 a.m. until midnight for for a flat rate of $1,500. Clean up is included in the rental fee.
oooo365 Park Street353-1748brooklynroyal.comViewing by appt. onlyN o
Deep BlueLocated at the Landing, this festive event space features a stage with DJ booth, two bars, a vip-seating area, covered patio and plush seating nooks. It's spectacular river and skyline views are second to none. Catering is available.ooooooo2 Independent Dr.353-1188 Director of Marketing: x1050jacksonvillelanding.comooN
L'Engle Hall Adjacent to the main Friday Musical auditorium, this hall accommodates a maximum of 150 guests. Amenities include tables and chairs, a podium with microphone and sound, full kitchen, and a baby grand piano. This is the perfect venue for small recitals, meetings, luncheons, parties and events.oooooo631 Oak Street355-7584fridaymusicale.comN o
Upscale Restaurants
Basil Thai & SushiThis exotic restaurant features authentic Thai cuisine in a setting that mirrors the beauty of Thailand. A rich and warm private dining room seats up to 45 people. The entire restaurant seats approximately 90.oooo 1004 Hendricks Mon-Fri: lunch: 11-2pm; Mon - Thurs.: dinner: 5-9. Fri. - Sat.: 5-10. Sunday: closedThurs: 20% off bottled wineo8SBeer and Wineo
bb'sKnown for their luscious desserts, this hip and high energy setting is ideal for business and dinner parties. Fresh and local foods, enhanced by herbs from the rooftop garden, populate the menu. The extended wine list is quite impressive, too.oooo 1019 Hendricks Ave.306-0100bbsrestaurant.comMon-Thur: 11-10:30. Friday- Sat: 11a.m.-Midnight. Sunday: closedVaries - 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. NSoatleast up to 100 peoplen/a4 tablesSFull Baro
Café Nola @ MOCALocated in the Museum of Contemporary Arts (MOCA), hours may be limited, but this restaurant's worth waiting for. Delectable delights from the kitchen are the product of the Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef served in an understaded and open dining room.ooooo333 N. Laura St.224-0113mocajacksonville.orgMon-Fri: 11-2:30 p.m. Thursday: 5-9 p.m. Open at 5 on Art Walk N/AoNFull Bar
Chart HouseOverlooking the St. Johns River and the Northbank skyline, this architectural gem is reminiscent of a nautilus and, unsurprisingly, renowned for fresh seafood dishes.oooo1501 Riverplace Blvd.398-3353chart-house.comSun- Thur: 4:30-9. Friday- Sat: 4:30-10 4:30-7 p.m.NSoup to 200 customersnonooSFull Baro
IndochineAuthentic Southeast Asian and Thai cuisine is served amidst lavish décor, including a golden Buddha statue and Downtown's only hydroponic wall. This venue is perfect for parties of up to 30 guests.oooo21 E. Adams St., 2nd Floor598-5303indochinejax.comMon-Fri lunch: 11-2:30. Tues - Thurs Dinner 5 - 9:30 pm Fri and Sat Dinner: 5 p.m. -10p.m.chef specials throughout the week but no happy hourNSo1200NFull Bar
Juliette's BistroThis contemporary and continental restuarant is located in the Omni Jacksonville and features the J-Bar (see Bars & Clubs).oooo245 W. Water St.355-6664omnihotels.comMon-Fri: breakfast: 6:30 a.m.-10:30a.m.; lunch: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; Lunch Buffet: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm; dinner 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Sat- Sun: breakfast: 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; dinner: 5:30 p.m.-10. p.m. J-bar serves food til 11:00 p.m. and alcohol til 2 a.m.4-7 p.m.o0NFull Bar
La Cena RistoranteServing some of the finest Italian food in Jacksonville, this elegant and intimate restaurant features two floors of dining, including a subterranean level. Owner/chef is on hand to provide a personal touch to events.ooo211 N. Laura St.633-9255Tuesday - Saturday 5 p.m. - 12p.m. amN/ANSon/adependsn/aNbeer and wine
River City Brewing CompanyThis riverfront dining extravaganza is one of Jacksonville's best kept secret. Versatility is key with various scalable options: an extensive dining room, Brewhouse Lounge with stage, banquet rooms, a large covered riverfront deck with multiple bars and stage, and a marina available for guests. Banquet rooms are lavishly decorated with fine European antiquities and offer a spectacular view of the Downtown skyline and the serene St. John's River. Choose from:
> Acosta Ballroom, accessible to outside deck and balcony, capacity: 300
> Acosta Salon, accessible to outside deck and balcony, capacity: 100
> Inlet Salon, capacity: 100; Riverside Salon, capacity: 100
> Bridge, accessible to outside deck and balcony, capacity: 120

Audiovisual, entertainment, floral arrangement, party decoration and transportation coordination is available.
oooooooo835 Museum Cir.398-2299rivercitybrew.comMon-Sat lunch: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon-Thurs dinner: 5-10 p.m. Fri-Sat dinner: 5-10 p.m. Sunday brunch: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ; Bar hours: Mon-Thurs: 3-10 p.m. Fri. - Sat.: 3 p.m.- Late Night. Sat: 12 p.m.-Midnight. Sun: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 4:30-7NSo10-500depends100oSFull Baro
Ruth's Chris Steak HouseKnown for top-notch steaks, this riverfront restaurant features private dining rooms, an online planning tool, A/V and floral coordination, plus innovative satellite conference broadcasting coast-to-coast to keep meeting costs down and attendance up.oooo1201 Riverplace Blvd.396-6200ruthschris.comMon-Thurs: 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Fri- Sat: 5 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sunday: 5 p.m.-9 p.m.will be doing soon possibly 4:30 pm to 7 pm(food and drink specials)NSovery big, up to 300 peopledependsnoneoSFull Baro
TrellisesLocated at the Hyatt Regency, this contemporary restaurant is spacious and airy. ooo225 E. Coastline Bar
Wine CellarExperience the old-world charm of a French countryside while dining beneath the shade of a majestic oak tree in the brick-paved garden. Indulge in conversation with friends and colleagues in the quiet elegance of intimate dining rooms: a small private room which will accommodate up to 14 people and a larger room which will accommodate up to 32 people. Staff is available to coordinate equipment rentals and room setup to event specifications.oooooo1314 Prudential Dr.398-8989winecellarjax.comMon-Fri lunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon-Sat dinner: 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Sundays: closedanytime before 2 and after 5 on weekdays during business hoursNSo65+ in side plus 12 outsidedependsclient confirmed atleast about 12 seats outside;4 tables, 16 seatSFull Baro
Casual Restaurants
The American Grill & Crowne BarLocated in the Crowne Plaza, this restaurant features eclectic selections infused with a regional inspiration, complete with banquet area.ooooo1201 Riverplace Blvd.398-8800cpjacksonville.comMon-Fri: breakfast: 6:30 a.m.-11 a.m.; lunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; dinner: 5-10 p.m. Sat-Sun: breakfast: 6:30-noon; lunch: noon-2 p.m.; dinner: 5-10 p.m.; Crown bar: 2pm - 12am 11pm everydayN/AoBallroom seats 500yes at pooloSFull Baro
Benny's Steak & SeafoodThis Landing staple features delictible seafood and steaks with a large dining room and generous patio dining overlooking the St. Johns River.oooooo2 Independent Dr.301-1014bennyssteakandseafood.comSun-Thurs: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri-Sat: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; inside bar: same hours of operation. Outside bar: Fri-Sat 5 p.m.-2 a.m.Mon-Fri: 4:30-7 p.m.NSon/adepends60-70oNFull Bar
Burrito GalleryA Downtown staple, this artful tex-mex restaurant features a large mural-filled back patio with an outdoor urb-garden bar and stage; front patio; indoor dining room; and separate bar. The fresh, all natural handmade fare is also available for catering.oooo21 E. Adams St.598-2922burritogallery.comMon: 11-3 p.m. Tues-Thurs: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri: 11 a.m.-Midnight. Sat: 11 a.m-10 p.m. Sunday: closed4-7 p.m.botho40NFull Baro
Casa Dora Italian RestaurantFeel at home in this cozy Italian Downtown favorite often frequently by the famous and the infamous. ooooo108 E. Forsyth St.356-8282casadoraitalian.comMon-Fri: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat: 4 p.m.-10 p.m.4-7 p.m.o80-90dependsfewNWine & Beer
Chicago Pizza and Sports GrilleThis spot serves up authentic Windy City favorites with imported ingredients from Chi-town amid dozens of TVs, which allow diners to select their programming of choice. A large bar winds through the indoor dining room and a large patio overlooks the St. Johns River.oooooo2 Independent Dr.354-7747Chicagopizzasportsgrille.comSun-Thurs: 11 a.m.-Midnight. Fri-Sat: 11 a.m.-2 a.m.all dayNSo260depends60+oNFull Bar
City Hall PubFeaturing NFL Sunday Ticket and Monday Night Football on 17 HDTVs and two huge projection screens, the Pub opens its doors for a pre-game party before Jaguars, Suns and Giants home games, and is a popular post-game destination.

This century-old red brick historic landmark has everything you need for a private holiday party, business meeting, military “Hail & Farewell” parties, birthdays, retirements and other social functions. Opt for the indoors for exclusive catered parties of up to 250 people; reserve the 900 sqaure foot covered outdoor patio for parties of 100-150; or induldge in the open 3,000 sqft patio for large occassions. The pub’s staff can provide special menus, live music or DJs and more to accomodate event needs.
ooooooo234 A. Philip Randolph Blvd356-6750cityhallpub.comMon - Tues 11 am - 4 pm Wed - Sun 11 am - 2 am Hours subject to change for Special EventsMon-Fri: 3-7 p.m. Wed: 8-10 p.m.: free wine for ladiesBotho165(inside)100-300(outside)dependsup to 300NFull Bar21+ after 9 pm o
Cinco de MayoFamous for its margaritas and sangarias, this south-of-the-border scene dishes out all of the favorites with a large riverfront patio.oooooo2 Independent Dr.329-28921011 a.m.- 10 p.m.( mon-thurs); 11am to 11pm( fri-sat); 11 am to 9 pm (sunday )all dayNSo200 peopleno fee50oNFull Bar
Currents Riverview BistroThis riverview restaurant features an eclectic dining experience with Indian, Thai, Latin and European dishes. Conference space is available with free WiFi. Esteemed catering by Anthony's. ooooo841 Prudential Dr. (2nd Floor)3069512currentsjax.comM-F 6 am - 2pm ooSo
De Real Ting CaféThis underground restaurant and nightlife destination for Reggae and dancehall features traditional caribbean fare such as oxtail, conch fritters and curries. This sizzling space features a stage and two large dance rooms.ooooooo128 W. Adams St.633-9738Tues-Fri: lunch: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fri: dinner: 6 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday: dinner: 9 p.m.-4 a.m.Fridays: 6-9 p.m.NSoup to 475depends0NFull Bar
Fionn MacCool's Irish Restaurant & PubMake everyday St. Patrick's Day in Downtown's only Irish pub. The menu features delicious Irish-American fare served amid traditional Emerald Isle decor and set to Celtic sounds. View the majestic St. Johns River from the indoor bar, dining space and outdoor all-weather patio, complete with bar and stage. The pub can accommodate parties up to 400 with various seating options, casual buffet to formal sit down dinner, and even beer and whiskey tastings. ooooooo2 Independent Dr.374-1547 days a week 11am-midnight or laterHappy Hour 4-7 Monday – Friday. DailyNSo100depends110oNFull Bar
HootersThis beach-themed restaurant is best known for their wings, or is it their Hooters Girls? Either way, if you're looking for casual fun with plenty of outdoor seating for your next event, look no further than this Landing staple perched along the St. Johns River. ooooo2 Independent Dr.356-5400hooters.comMon-Thurs: 11 a.m.-Midnight. Fri-Sat: 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Sunday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.Mon-Fri: 3-7 p.m. and 10 p.m.-closeNSoup to 250none100oNFull Bar
Koja SushiKOJA offers both KOrean and JApenese dishes, including freshmade sushi, plus outdoor patio dining, and an eleborate bar overlooking the St. Johns River. oooooo2 Independent Dr.350-9911Mon - Thurs: 11 a.m. - 9:30p.m. Fri: 11a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sat: 5 p - 1030p, Sun: 5pm - 8:30 pmMon-Thurs: 5-7 p.m.NSon/an/athey do have outdoor seating but my source didn't give me an exact numberoNFull Bar
Le Shea's Homestyle EateryOffering Southern homestyle cooking with a casual vibe, this cozy restaurant is available for rental after hours and on weekends.ooooo119 W. Adams St.354-5685Mon- Fri: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. & outside catering 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Weekends: closeddaily lunch specialsNSo100depends0Nn/a
Magnificat CaféCozy parisan café with covered patio, features scenes of the south of France and serves up dishes created by classically-trained French owner and chef. This space is available for rental after hours and Saturdays.ooo231 N. Laura St.353-3588magnificatcafe.comMon- Fri: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. N/ANS(inside)S(outside)o40depends24Nn/a
Midtown Deli & CaféVast open space with exposed ceilings, loft-style windows and colorful ambiance feels tropical in nature. Fresh sandwiches and soups are complemented by a charming tin roof coffee bar. Various rental packages are available. ooooooo100 N. Laura St350-2600midtowndelijacksonville.comMon -Fri (7 am to 5 pm)noneNSon/adepends0NBeer & Wine
Minggle City Café(See Bars & Clubs).oooooo119 W. Adams St.444-2709oNBeer & Wine
Nature's TableLocated in EverBank Center, this spacious and sunfilled eatry features sleek design by FSCJ students and a second floor dining terrace. Customizable menu offerings are made with the freshest of ingredients.ooooooo301 E. Bay St.665-6000naturestable.comoN
Northstar "The Pizza Bar"Arcade games, darts and pool tables set the stage for this hangout, which features a great beer selection and a brick oven-based pizza menu.ooooooo119 E. Bay St.860-5451northstarsubstation.comMon-Thurs: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri: 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Sat: 8 a.m.-3 a.m. Also open for Jags games and private parties or special eventsMon-Fri: 4-7 p.m.NSon/adepends3NFull Bar
OlioFeatured on the Travel Channel--this open space is urban chic with loft style windows and configurable for any occassion. Owner/chef is on hand. ooooooo301 E. Bay St.356-7100oliomarket.comMon-Fri 7:30 am to 3 pmNSon/an/a30 comingNBeer & Wine
Pho. A Noodle BarPronounced "fuh," this contemporay Asian venue, which serves Asian comfort food, features a long oak-topped bar,high top tables and a soothing wall mural.ooooo117 W. Adams & Wine
Sake HouseThis Southbank sushi favorite serves up freshmade sushi in a zen setting.ooooo1478 Riverplace Blvd.306-2188sakehousejax.comMon - Wed: 11am - 10 pm Thurs - Sat: 11 am - 11 pm Sun: 12 noon - 9 pmN/ANS(Inside); S (outside)o100none5 or 6 tablesSBeer & Wineo
Skyline Dining and Conference CenterHost your event at the highest point in Downtown. Set on the 42nd floor of the Bank of America tower, views will astound from dinner and the various sized conference rooms. Catering, with liquor license available. oooooo50 N. Laura St., 42nd Floor404-3360theskylinejax.comMon-Fri: breakfast: 8 a.m.-10 a.m.; lunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hours also accommodate private special eventsSummer happy hour onlyNSon/adependsnNn/a
Southbank Grille at Riverplace TowerOwned by Sodexo, with events managed by Southern Charm Events, this space offers a large concourse-level dining area seating approximately 350, plus a more intimate area seating 100 upstairs in the adjoining Skyline Room, named for the beautiful river and skyline views, set under an octagonal shaped glass atrium. The grille also features direct assess to the manicured riverfront lawn and Southbank Riverwalk. ooooooooo1301 Riverplace Blvd.346-1616Southern Charm Events:
gateriverplace.comMon-Fri: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Weekends: closeddaily specialsNSo200depends0oSBeer & Wine
St. John's Café(See Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk under Hotels.)oo1515 Prudential Dr.396-5100Wyndham.comMon - Fri: Breakfast 6:30 am - 11:00 am Sat - Sun Breakfast: 6:30 am - 12:00 pm Bar / Lunch / Dinner Mon - Sun: 12 pm - 11 pm4 pm5 p.m.-7 p.m. week-longNSo100nonenoneSFull Baro
Village Bread CaféLocally owned, this café is known for classic fare with a twist. A large outdoor patio complements an open, airy indoor dining space.oooooo2 Independent Dr.683-7244villagebreadcafe.comMon-Fri: 8 a.m.- 2 3 p.m.Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 2 3 p.m. NSo120-150Yes but it varies4 tablesNBeer & Wine
Vito's Italian Café This old world restaurant serves Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and opens up into the Jacksonville Landing courtyard. An extensive wine list is available.oooooo2 Independent Dr.355-3002vitosatthelanding.comMon-Thurs: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri-Sat: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun-Noon.-9 p.m.variesNSo90none30-35NFull Bar
Zodiac Bar & GrillLarge open Mediterranean restaurant features traditional dishes, espresso and hookahs.ooooooo120 W. Adams St.354-8283thezodiacbarandgrill.comMon-Fri: lunch: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mon-Fri-Wed: dinner: 4p.m.- 8 7 p.m. Thurs: dinner: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat: 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. closed on weekendsMon-Fri:4- 8 7 p.m. NSo100+ client didn't really know how manynone8NFull Bar
Private Clubs
The River ClubOffering stunning views of Downtown and the St. Johns River, the club occupies the top two floors of the Wells Fargo Center. The space features elegant furnishings of chandeliers, warm woods and rich fabrics. A grand staircase ascends to the Club’s second floor, seemingly transporting members to a higher dining experience.

More than 13,000 sqft of dining space is designated for special events, such as weddings and business luncheons and dinners. Private dining rooms, a social lounge, and board rooms create a professional atmosphere. Current conference technology, which includes drop-down projection screens and wireless internet capabilities makes this an ideal site for business luncheons or meetings. The club is open to non-members for events.
ooooooo1 Independent Dr.354-1111jaxriverclub.comMon-Fri: lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; dinner: Tues - Sat 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sun: closed. No dinner on Mondays. Office hours: Mon: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues-Thurs: 4:30 pm -7 p.m. Fridays: Every other Fri 5:30-8:30 with live music 2 out of the month: 5-8 p.m. or 6-9 p.m.o400no NFull Bar
University CLubLocated on the 27th floor of the Riverplace Tower, this club radiates an ambience of elegance with Tudor-style beams and wood carved artifacts from England. World-class cuisine is served before brilliant 360 degree views of the St. Johns River, downtown and the historical San Marco area.

The club provides personal and professional amenities, is a full-service Jacksonville wedding venue and catering, and offers high-speed internet, full-service audiovisual equipment for corporate events. The entire club's capacity is 400 plus and is open to non-members for events.
Private event rooms include:
> Abbey (capacity: 50 seated, 70 standing)
> Cambridge (capacity: 40 seated, 60 standing)
> Hampton (capacity: 80 seated or standing)
> Hampton-Cambridge (capacity: 100 seated, 125 standing)
> Oxford (capacity: 150 seated, 200 standing)
oooooooo1301 Riverplace Blvd.396-1687uc-jacksonville.comBreakfast: Mon-Fri. 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. Lunch: Mon- Fri.: 11:30 - 2 p.m. Dinner: Wed. - Sat. 6 - 8:30 p.m. Mon: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wed-Fri: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sun: closedTues. - Fri. 4:40 - 7 p.m. Wed-Fri: 4:30-6:30 p.m.NONomain seating - 150Dependsno oSFull Bar
Bars & Clubs
1904 Music HallFeaturing over 100 years of architecture, this music venue is wrapped in brick with 15 foot columns and wood beamed ceilings. A variety of art complements amazing acoustics and laser lights. The venue also has a 2,000 sqft couryard with views of the city skyline. ooooooo19 N. Ocean904-434-3475duane@1904jax.com1904jax.comNonsmoking inside/outside smoking onlylegal 98 / usual oppancy 200Depends4-6 tables 24 MORE TO COMENBeer & Wine18+
Burrito Gallery(See listing under Casual Dining.)oooooooo21 E. Adams St.598-2922burritogallery.comMon: 11-3 p.m. Tues-Thurs: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri: 11 a.m.-Midnight. Sat: 11 a.m-10 p.m. Sunday: closed4-7 p.m. every daySmoking outdoorso30ish seatNFull Baro
Burro BarMexican Banditos watch over this multi-level, live music destination where beer flows freely. A stage, pools tables and video games ad to the vibe. Receive drink specials with rental. Smoking permitted. oooooo100 E. Adams St.No Phoneburrobarjax.comMon-Sun: 4 p.m. - 2 a.m.Every Day 4-7smoking100250-50016-20NBeer & Wine18+
City Hall Pub(See listing under Casual Dining.)ooooooo234 A. Philip Randolph Blvd356-6750cityhallpub.comMon - Tues 11 am - 4 pm Wed - Sun 11 am - 2 am Hours subject to change for Special EventsMon-Fri: 3-7 p.m. Wed: 8-10 p.m.: free wine for ladiesBotho165(inside)100-300(outside)dependsup to 300NFull Bar21+ after 9 pm o
ClubTSIDiscothequeThis solid indie dance bar boasts a large dance floor, stage, pool tables, arcade games and taco bar. Mysterious brick-paved alleyway reveals a secret garden-esque patio. oooooo333 E. Bay St.clubtsi.comFull Bar18+
De Real Ting Café(See listing under Casual Dining.)ooooooo128 W. Adams St.633-9738Tues-Fri: lunch: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Fri: dinner: 6 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday: dinner: 9 p.m.-4 a.m.Fridays: 6-9 p.m.NSoup to 475depends0NFull Bar
Dos GatosRock is king and artisan cocktails are strong at this softly lit lounge. Exposed brick, velvet walls and a saucy mural set the tone for a deviously good time. Numerous booths are available for reservation. ooooooo123 E. Forsyth St.354-0666dosgatosjax.comMon-Fri: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Sat- Sun: 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Mon. - Fri. 4p.m. - 7p.m. NSn/ano0NFull Bar21+
In CahootsThis multi-room gay dance bar is comprised of large dance floor with a central bar, a mid-size bar with pool tables, a VIP bar, and a mellow side bar that's best for chatting with friends. Events and parties in one of two VIP rooms--available to decorate--can be customize with various bar options including a self-service server that holds a cocktail of your choice. ooooooo711 Edison Ave.353-6316Mon-closed; Tues-wed 9 pm to 2:30 am; thurs 9 pm to 2 am; fri 9 pm to 3 pm; sat 9 pm to 2:30 am; sun 9 pm to 3 amn/aSn/an/a0NFull Bar18+ o
J-BarLocated in the Omni Jacksonville, this bar features ample room to celebrate, with cozy nooks and plush seating.ooooo245 Water St.355-6664omnihotels.com11 pm - 2am every dayN/A 4-7 pmNSo50depends0NFull Bar
Maverick's Rock N' Honky TonkThis 21,000 sqft boot scootin', two steppin', all out rockin' saloon features a Dixied-sized dance floor, large stage, mechanical bull, pool table and multiple bars. Upstairs, find Miss Ellie’S Bardello, with chic saloon-style treatments and furniture and VIP lounge seating, each with it’s own luxurious theme of rich brocades and velvets, faux emu, ostrich and alligator leather covered seating. Catering available. Located at The Jacksonville Landing.oooooooo2 Independent Dr.356-1110mavericksatthelanding.comThurs-Sat: 8 p.m. - 2 a.m.variesSoNFull Bar21+/Ask about exceptions
Mark's Downtown Club/LoungeAsian-inspired décor houses a large mirrored dance floor, backlit bar, and various posh options for VIP parties, with table service and valet available.ooooo315 E. Bay St.355-5099marksjax.comMon-Fri 4p-2a Sat 8p-2aM-F 4 - 9-7:30 pm NSo197depends11 to 12 NFull Bar21+
The Atticus BarPerfect for performances or catching up over beers, this moody bar features a large stage, billards, wild animal and funky people wall art, quirky lighting, and casual charm. ooooooo325 W. Forsyth St. 424-3531NBeer & Wine
$(See listing under Upscale Dining.)oooooooo835 Museum Cir.398-2299rivercitybrew.comMon-Sat lunch: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon-Thurs dinner: 5-10 p.m. Fri-Sat dinner: 5-10 p.m. Sunday brunch: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. ; Bar hours: Mon-Thurs: 3-10 p.m. Fri. - Sat.: 3 p.m.- Late Night. Sat: 12 p.m.-Midnight. Sun: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 4:30-7NSo10-500depends100oSFull Baro
Secrets Wine BarThis speakeasy wine bar has a rich, loft-style ambience and a stage, perfect for intimate occasions. Features jazz, neo-soul and R&B.ooooooo521 W. Forsyth St. and on Facebook6pm-2amHappy Hour 3pm-7pm starting in May NS107dependsNBeer & Wine21+, last Friday of month 25+o
Sherwood's BarEveryone's favorite dive bar, this quintessential neighborhood watering hole features stiff drinks, billiards and a juke box, plus allows smoking inside.oooooo1105 San Marco Blvd.398-114210am-2am everydayS160n/a0SFull Bar21+ o
Tailgate BarServing sports fans for 30 years, this sports bar staple features pool, darts, plus plenty of rental options and parking for more than 150 vehicles to tailgate.ooooooo441 Haines St.353-8231tailgatebarandgrill.comM-F 1pm-9pmn/asYes, patioNFull Bar21+ o
UnderbellyReclaimed details, mix and match décor and lots of plants give this space a fashionable, earthy feel. A state-of-the-art sound system and various projection options make this a live music destination, complete with a wide selection of craft beer and famed pork sliders smoked on site. From the large stage to secluded nooks, events of all kinds will be at home. ooooooo113 East Bay St.353-6067 & Wine
111 E. Bay St. StudiosOccupied by two artists and a dance studio, this active loft, with painted brick walls, high ceilings and windows, features several hundred feet of display space for artwork.oooooo111 E. Bay St.891-1432Please call for appointmentN
Adrian Pickett GalleryThis soulful and inviting gallery space hosts larger-than-life charcoal portraits created by the space's namesake. Located at The Jacksonville Landing. oooooo2 Independent Dr.962-2540adrianpickett.comSun/Mon closed Tues-Sat: 12 p.m. 6 p.m. MWF 10:30 am - 7 pm; Tues and Thurs 11 am - 4 pm; Sat -Sun 12 pm - 5 pmo115dependsN
juice - a Unity Plaza GalleryThis gallery is comprised of two distinctive spaces, located in Wells Fargo Center: the first floor space is intimate yet bright, while the second floor space is an open balcony overlooking the lushly landscaped lobby. ooooooo1 Independent Dr.612-5959jenjonesart.comN
Southlight GalleryThe historic Dyal Upchurch building houses this 6,400 sqft fine art gallery where exquisite art winds through brightly lit passages, setting the stage for intimate conversations within larger events. A welcoming or bar station greets guests and a cozy conference room is also available. Fees: four-hour rental max: corporate rentals: $250, non-profit rentals: $150, plus cleaning.oooooo201 North Hogan Street, Ste. 100438-4358/553-6361Director of marketing:
southlightgallery.comTues-Fri: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat-Mon: appointment only6400 sg feet based on not-for-privates vs. private minimum $100 N
Studio 121Located in the Atlantic National Bank Building, this rambling space houses working studios amongst large quirky gallery rooms. oooooooo121 W. Forsyth St.292-9303studio121jax.comby appointment & Open Art WalkN
The Art Center Cooperative, Inc.White walls full of photography, oil paintings figure sketches and more illuminate this open space located in The Carling Annex. ooooooo31 W. Adams St.355-1757tacjacksonville.orgTues - Sat 11 am - 3 pmN
The Art Center IIThis gallery is two stories of artists' working space. The second floor's brick exposed walls and wood floors give any event an rustic feeling.ooooooo229 N. Hogan St.355-1757tacjacksonville.orgschedule depends on classes and appointmentsN
The Art Center Premiere GalleryLocated on the enterance floor of the Bank of America building this gallery houses exceptional art in all forms of media, creating a serene atmosphere. oooooo
River Cruises
Annabelle LeeDance under the stars on an authentic steam wheeler. The lower salon is enclosed, carpeted, temperature controlled and beautifully decorated. The upper deck is open and covered by a canopy for added event space. This party boat offers a full bar, professional DJ, delicious catered food and a friendly and professional crew. Accommodates 150 for private cruises and charters.oooooo1501 Riverplace Blvd.306-2200jaxrivercruises.comflexible pending requestooSo
Foxy Lady Cruises JacksonvilleThere’s no better place to take in the beauty and charm of the Jacksonville area than aboard Florida’s newest most luxurious dinner cruise yacht, the Lady Jacksonville. Vast windows line the 2006 96-foot Skipperliner providing spectacular views from every seat in the house. Amenities on board include two richly appointed, heated and air conditioned Salons, two full-service bars, a full galley, men’s and women’s restrooms and two open air decks. It holds 149 passengers, and is available for public and private cruises and private charters.ooooooooo398 E. Coastline Dr.398-9553
Lady St. JohnsEnjoy the entire city skyline as you cruise aboard this double-decker private vessel. With two bars, two dance floors, delicious catering and a friendly and professional crew, this party boat can accomodate 250 guests.oooooo1501 Riverplace Blvd.306-2200jaxrivercruises.comflexible pending requestooSo
S.S. Marine TaxiBe one with the St. Johns when you charter the river taxi ($700 for two hours). This boat can seat up to 55 people. Enhance the cruise with a tour from the St. John's Riverkeeper to learn about the history and ecology of the area.oooo3189 Old Port Circle East733-7782St. John's Riverkeeper: 256-7591jaxwatertaxi.comSun-Thur: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri-Sat: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.oSo
Residential & Misc.
The CarlingOriginally built in 1926 as the Roosevelt Hotel, this rennovated building still boasts many of its original characteristics: grand Palladian windows, terrazzo floors and a marble staircase. In the heart of Downtown, this venue, with a multi-level lobby and large event rooms, is perfect for both small and large events.oooooooo31 W. Adams St.356-6400thecarling11east.comMon-Fri:10 a.m.-5:30 5p.m. Sat.: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun: closed N
Crowne Plaza Jacksonville RiverfrontFrom intimate river view ceremonies to lavish receptions, conferences to expos, this four-star hotel sits on Downtown's Southbank and features 12,000 sq ft of flexible meeting and banquet space. The largest function room is the 4,600 sq ft Duval Ballroom with stunning chandeliers hung from 18 ft. ceilings, and can accommodate up to 375 seated, 500 for a standing reception or 30 exhibit booths. Eighteen additional breakout, banquet, meeting and board rooms are located on the first and second floors. The hotel also offers 10 onsite meeting and event professionals.

Audio-visual equipment includes wireless and wired high-speed Internet, LCD projector and screens, handheld or lapel microphones, staging and stage lights, pipe & drape, webcasting, videographer, teleconferencing, a complimentary BusinessCenter and more.

Additional event spaces include the pool deck, Ruth's Chris Steak House (see individual listing) and the American Grille (see individual listing). Upscale guest accommodations include luxe Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage Bedding and walk-out balconies.
oooooooo1201 Riverplace Blvd.398-8800Group sales, marketing & catering:
cpjacksonville.com24/7ooSFull Baro
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