Lush landscapes, stunning interiors, and everything in between, country club wedding venues offer a beautiful elegance only they can provide. The immaculate landscaping, large ponds, and historic buildings give you the perfect garden wedding look in the morning and Gatsby-style reception in the evening. Because most country clubs provide their own core vendor team, a country club wedding is perfect for the couple who wants a more hands-off approach or all-in-one deal. Plus, the driving range makes for a great pre-wedding groomsmen activity the morning of the wedding!
Bear in mind that some country clubs only let members get married on the grounds, while others allow friends of members. Take a minute to ask about the club policies before getting your hopes up!
We're starting the list off strong with the top-ranked golf course in Florida, the Sawgrass Country Club. Home of the Players Championship, this Ponte Vedra wedding venue is the perfect place for the golf-enthusiast to get married. It offers more than just its award-winning golf course, it promises a day full of luxury and elegance at their Resort & Spa. Sawgrass Club has indoor or outdoor ceremony options, which is great for the fickleness of Florida weather. The reception hall is within its Mediterranean-style mansion with vaulted ceilings, hanging chandeliers, and a grand staircase perfect for the most beautiful wedding photos we've ever seen. Learn more about this wedding venue here!
With all the beauty of Sawgrass without the golfing reputation, Epping Forest Yacht Club is an extraordinary country club with beautiful panoramic views of the St. Johns, elegent English gardens, and a variety of ceremony and reception sites to choose from! The luxurious riverfront mansion was built in the 1920's making it a part of the National Register of Historic Places. Their 15,000 square-foot property and world-renowned catering makes it perfect for weddings of any size. Find out if Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club is the venue for you on their website here!
Another country club rich in elegance and history, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is the choice venue for couples wanting a romantic and unforgettable wedding with beautiful beach backdrops. Their multiple ceremony and reception locations give you the option to have as many or as few guests as you'd like. As the most well-known club amongst Florida clubs and resorts, this luxurious setting represents the very epitome of sophistication, grace and prestige. Check out all their venue has to offer here!
One of the more affordable options on this list, Queen's Harbour Country Club's outdoor ceremony and reception area provides a magnificent location ideal for the summer months. The space can be decorated to match the aesthetic of your wedding; however, the club offers a natural beauty that no other club on this list can match, so decoration is not required to make this place absolutely stunning. With age-old trees and a private, intimate wedding space, it's the best choice for couples wanting to feel more at-home on their wedding day. Reach out to Queen's Harbour or read more about what they offer here!
If you're looking for a country club with ancient oaks covered in Spanish moss, a historic mansion on the river, and the most amazing photo opportunities, take a tour of Club Continental. Their team's desire to provide a high-level guest experience in everything they do has ranked them the top romantic wedding venues in the area. The club has outdoor patios perfect for cocktail hour, a garden to peruse, and an expansive ballroom hall with large windows and a relaxing atmosphere for a stress-free wedding day. To find out if Club Continental is the perfect place for you, read more about them here!
There's no saying just how many country club wedding venues are found in the Northeast Florida area, but these 5 are among the best. With the jaw-dropping views, aged oaks with a waterfront breeze, and historic mansions with ballrooms bigger than anywhere else, these venues give you the relaxing, pampered wedding look in the morning and all out party reception in the evening. If you're looking for a wedding professional to capture all these beautiful views, submit a contact form and we'd love to tell you all the secret wedding photo spots in your venue!