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Additional information about weddings at our hotel

Wedding FAQs

Do you offer room blocks for our guests?

We are pleased to offer specially priced group room rates for your wedding guests. We can offer a discounted wedding rate for ten rooms or more per night. Allow us to create a custom wedding webpage for your guests. We can offer convenient online guest room reservations, provide driving directions, and may include personalization such as photos, events and registry links.

Can you recommend a DJ, florist or photographer to help with my wedding?

We have a number of professionals that share our dedication to excellence. We would be happy to send you a list of our preferred vendors upon request.

What is a food and beverage minimum?

Separate from a room rental fee, venue spaces have a minimum amount in food and beverage that you are required to meet. Only food and beverage are considered when reaching this dollar amount.

What is the deposit to book a wedding?

We require a minimum of 20 percent of estimated charges for the initial deposit. For example: if your food and beverage minimum is $15,000, your initial deposit would be $3,000.

How far ahead should I be looking for a venue for my wedding reception?

If you are looking for prime wedding dates, June through October, you should be looking 12 to 18 months prior to your date.

Are prices different if I select a Friday or Sunday for my wedding?

Yes. All room rental rates and food and beverage minimums are less on Friday and Sundays.
What is the service charge?

The service charge is a labor charge on all purchased items, equipment rental, event planning, and set up, meal service, clean-up labor and gratuity.

How do I request information for catering services?

You can call our catering office at 904.355.6665 or fill out the online request form and a catering sales manager will call you within 24 hours.

Do you have different prices for kids meals?

Yes. We offer kids meals for $19.95 per child and kids beverage packages for $10 per child and tween.

How many different entrées can I select?

Up to three different entrées may be selected for a plated meal. The same salad, sides and dessert are served to all guests with their selected entrée. Additionally, all guests must provide menu selections in advance and have a color-coded escort card to denote their selection. When offering a choice of entrees the highest-priced menu item will apply for all entrees.

How do I reserve a date?

We will block the venue space on a tentative basis and send the contract, the space will only be held for a week. Once the Omni Jacksonville Hotel has received a signed contract and initial deposit, the date blocked for your event will be come definite.
Can I order my wedding cake from you?

We do not provide wedding cakes. We are happy to share a list of bakeries we have worked with.

Is there a cake cutting fee my own wedding cake?

Yes. We charge $1.50 per person to cut and serve a wedding cake brought in from an outside baker. We also require a copy of the baker’s license.

Is there a fee for bartenders?

The only time there is a bartending fee is if you select a cash bar. The fee is $100 per bartender.

Do I order table linens from you?

We have extensive linen books from which you can make your selection.

What is the deposit schedule?

An initial deposit is due with the catering contract. An additional deposit of 50 percent of the estimated total is due 90 days prior to the event date. The final payment is due five working days prior to the event date.