Make your wedding dreams come true at One Ocean Resort & Spa, where you have a choice of stylish Jacksonville wedding venues for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal events, and other wedding parties. Our luxury hotel resort offers a range of wedding and event venues, including indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony sites, covered or uncovered cocktail hours and an elegant ballroom for large receptions. With full-service event planning assistance, professional catering and deluxe resort amenities, One Ocean Resort is the ideal setting for your dream wedding.
Experience something new and exciting when you visit The Jacksonville Landing. This unique shopping and entertainment destination offers hundreds of shops, restaurants and nightclubs. The Landing also host fun family events and adult celebrations throughout the year. Enjoy a day of shopping, dining and outdoor live music, or attend one of the many annual events and celebrations including the Gator Bowl events, the Earth Day Ecology Fair, 4th of July fireworks, and the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Open Mon.-Thurs., 10am-8pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm; Sun., Noon-5:30pm. Restaurant and nightclub hours vary.
Established in 1914, the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens features more than 2,000 animals and wildlife displayed in naturalistic habitats on 110 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Nestled at the mouth of the Trout River, the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens features a variety of interesting animal exhibits that let visitors come face to face with a diverse group of wildlife, including jaguars, howler monkeys, capybaras, Western lowland gorillas, African elephants, cheetahs, and so much more. Visitors will also enjoy the zoo’s train and carousel rides.
Open daily 9:00 am-5:00pm.