11241 Fort George Road, Jacksonville, FL
Situated in Fort George Island, FL, The Ribault Club is a historic venue that caters to weddings. A waterfront venue nestled in 100 acres of picturesque countryside, couples will find this country club to be a haven of tranquility and southern charm. With river views and an expanse of glorious greenery, this property will appeal to those seeking an intimate setting in a spectacular location. The Ribault Club was initially established in 1928 to accommodate the wealthy and powerful people of the era. Designed by renowned Swiss architect Maurice Fatio, the building is included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Now part of the Fort George Island Cultural State Park, the club has been restored to its original splendor and hosts special events and occasions. Guests can enjoy this waterfront location with activities such as kayaking, deep-sea fishing and horseback riding, or visit nearby Amelia Island. Both indoor and outdoor event spaces are available within this 16,000 square foot property. Couples will fall in love with the venue's stunning architecture, original terrazzo floors, and soaring ceilings. Reaching up to 12ft, and flooded with sunlight from arched french doors, rooms feel airy and spacious. The club also offers a veranda, where couples can host their reception dinner or simply allow guests to mingle while enjoying the gorgeous Florida climate. The Ribault Club can accommodate both intimate weddings and grander affairs with a capacity of 25-400 guests. The team allows couples to bring in outside caterers, providing them with access to two kitchens. They may also bring in their own selection of alcohol, without corkage fees. The venue can provide a set number of items such as chairs and tables. Drop-down screens are available should guests wish to show a video montage. The club can provide a list of vendors that they have worked with previously. This includes services such as bartenders, catering, rentals, and wedding attire, in addition to recommending a list of nearby accommodation locations. For couples who require assistance with the details, this site offers a wedding planning service with a choice of three packages.