5 Unique Wedding Venues in Jax That May Surprise You | Amy on The Chat



Looking for a unique wedding destination in Northeast Florida that’s full of “Wow Factor”? These are my top picks for wedding venues that are some of the areas best hidden gems. It’s easy to get into a rut when planning a wedding, there is so much to think of. Let these locations inspire you to make your special day even more personal and memorable.




1. Horse Stamp Inn


-Rural Setting only an hour from Jax


-Entire B&B can be rented for family to stay and get ready


-Great kitchen for catering


-Several picturesque settings on property


-Handicap friendly


2. Ocean Lodge St Simons Island

-Tuscan Style Lodge in St. Simons with a water view

-Lodge can be rented out for family and friends to stay (every room is a suite)

-Penthouse restaurant is great for receptions

-Conveniently located near plenty to do in the area for guests staying who want to experience the charm of the south




3. Fantasy Farms

-Exotic location in PV previously closed to the public

-Truly a best kept secret

-A private wildlife sanctuary and car museum

-Eclectic clubhouse perfect for receptions. Think Tiki bar with a wild side

-Multiple dance floors and bar areas

-Parrots, monkeys, cockatoos, wallabies and other diverse animals including a pygmy leopard



4. Castle Otttis in St. Augustine

-Originally built as a landscape sculpture

-Replicates an Irish castle from 1,000 years ago.

-Built by hand, including all the furniture inside

-Only open by appointment and for events


5. Sweet Pete’s

-Whimsical location with a ton of space for events

-Third floor is a ballroom which can be customized with your color pallatte

-Food and sweets are already on site

-Stylish and fun



Be unique. Be you. Be memorable. Think out of the box for your wedding day and make it an event that is distinct and fabulous!

Know of any other local hidden gems? Share in the comments below!

Until then…

Enjoy the Journey!

xo- Amy West www.amywesttravel.com



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