Epping Forest Yacht Club

Jacksonville Wedding Venue


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The Gist

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Location


Jacksonville, FL

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Max Capacity


200

Featured Wedding Venue - Garden

Style


Waterfront

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Starting Cost


$5,000

Featured Wedding Venue - Website

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Featured Wedding Venue - Phone Number

Phone


(904) 739-7200

About


Situated along the picturesque St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, the Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club offers a unique blend of historic elegance and modern sophistication for your wedding day. This exquisite venue, rich in history and Southern charm, boasts beautifully manicured gardens, grand architecture, and stunning waterfront views that provide a breathtaking backdrop for your special day.

Originally built in the 1920s as a luxurious winter home for industrialist Alfred I. duPont, Epping Forest has been meticulously restored to preserve its historic grandeur while incorporating contemporary amenities. The mansion's Spanish Renaissance architecture, complete with ornate detailing, marble floors, and antique furnishings, creates an atmosphere of timeless elegance. The lush gardens, adorned with fountains and shaded by ancient oak trees, offer a serene setting for outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

Inside, the club features several beautifully appointed spaces, including the grand ballroom with its sparkling chandeliers and panoramic river views. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, Epping Forest provides versatile options to suit your vision. The experienced event staff at Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club are dedicated to ensuring every detail of your wedding is perfect, from the customized menus crafted by their talented culinary team to the seamless coordination of your event. With their commitment to exceptional service and attention to detail, you can relax and enjoy your special day knowing you're in capable hands.

Amenities


๐Ÿ˜Š Ceremony Area
๐Ÿ˜ Reception Area
๐Ÿ‘ฐ‍โ™€๏ธ Bridal Suite
๐Ÿคต‍โ™‚๏ธ Groomsmen Cottage/Parlor
๐Ÿ‘ Wheelchair Accessible
๐Ÿ‘ Indoor Event Space
๐ŸŒณ Outdoor Event Space
๐Ÿš˜ On-Site Parking
๐Ÿ‘ฉ‍๐Ÿณ Full Kitchen
๐Ÿงป Restrooms
๐ŸŒ… Waterfront Views
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Custom Menus

Insider Tips


  • Sunset Ceremony: Schedule your ceremony for sunset to take advantage of the stunning river views and golden light. Coordinate with your photographer for the best timing.

  • Audio Guest Book: Be sure to book one of our Audio Guest Book options for the perfect aesthetic blend that also gives your guests something fun to do during cocktail hour while preserving memories for a lifetime!
  • Historic Tour: Arrange a private tour of the mansion for your guests to appreciate its rich history and architecture.

  • Garden Photos: Utilize the beautiful gardens for your wedding photos โ€“ the fountains and ancient oak trees make for stunning backdrops.

  • Custom Menu: Work closely with the culinary team to create a menu that reflects your tastes and preferences.

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