The Club Continental is a wedding venue located in Orange Park, FL, just 22 minutes away from Jacksonville. The property, featuring an expansive mansion and lush grounds, was once owned by the family of B.J. Johnson, founder of the Palmolive Soap Company. In 1966, the establishment was transformed from a private vacation residence into the luxurious hotel it is today. Here, to-be-weds can enjoy a blissful retreat with family and friends as they honor their love and commitment to one another in the Sunshine State. When celebrating at The Club Continental, couples and their loved ones will be enchanted by the venue’s Old World Florida atmosphere. Showcasing Mediterranean-inspired busts, Spanish-style arches, and vibrant tilework, this palatial ambience is ideal for unforgettable milestone occasions. Voted as one of the area’s most romantic settings by local photographers, the venue offers a variety of charming indoor and outdoor event spaces. You and your partner are welcome to exchange vows under the branches of a 300-year-old oak tree with the shimmering St. Johns River behind you. Natural Spanish moss complements the scene, adding to its oasis-like atmosphere. After the ceremony, you and your guests can avail of the outdoor patio for al fresco dining and dancing. Featuring views of the river, the manicured gardens, and the pool, this site invites newlyweds and their loved ones to enjoy the warm Florida breeze. If you’ve been dreaming of hosting an indoor event space, the club also offers banquet hall options. These dining rooms are each adorned with impressive light fixtures, arched windows, and ornate details. After the last dance of the evening, those celebrating are welcome to rest in any of the venue’s Mansion Rooms or River Suites. Throughout their stay, couples and guests can take advantage of amenities like the azure pool and cabana, as well as the tennis courts. The experienced staff at The Club Continental is devoted to helping couples host memorable events that they will treasure for years to come. The venue’s in-house culinary team believes in creating delicious meals made from the highest-quality ingredients that they can source. Specializing in Continental-style buffets, they can prepare delectable hors d’oeuvres and food stations for newlyweds and their guests to select from. For a personalized menu, the chef is happy to work with couples to accommodate their unique tastes and preferences. To simplify the planning process, the venue’s staff can recommend a number of local vendors.