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Á La Carte Custom Wedding Package

Why couples love this package
  • Venue rental and venue amenities are included
  • It offers the flexibility to customize your vendors to match your unique vision!
  • Ideal for weddings of all sizes, from 40 to 225 guests
  • Package offered for all open wedding dates (Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays)
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Let our team share more details about our package options and help you decide if the Lightner Museum is the right fit for your wedding day!

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What's Included

We've got all of your venue necessities covered!
Venue Staff
dedicated event manager

Your event manager works with you and your wedding coordinator to seamlessly assist with venue-related planning. They are also your venue team leader on event day.

Support staff

A multitude of support staff are on hand the day of your event to greet guests, complete setup, open doors, transition spaces, and maintain cleanliness.

Tables & Seating
gold chiavari chairs with cushions (up to 225)
60” round tables (Up to 25)

Seats 8-10 guests per table

48” round tables (up to 4)
36” Round Tables (up to 12)

Seats 5 guests per table

60” Half Moon tables (up to 3)
8’ x 2.5’ Rectangular banquet Tables (up to 20)
6’ x 2.5” Rectangular Tables (up to 6)
24” high top tables (up to 12)
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Lighting, Decor & More
24 white or color-changing up-lights in the historic pool
4 white or color-changing up-lights in the alcoves of the historic pool
ambiance edison bulb lighting around the perimeter of the historic pool
designated in-house dance floor area
Built-in speaker system in the grand lobby for ambiance music
Pipe & Drape ceremony backdrop

Soft ivory backdrop for your wedding ceremony in the Historic Pool.

custom white rolling bar
guest wifi
history cards

Couples love to share the unique history of the museum with their guests by placing cards on ceremony chairs or reception tables. One card is provided per guest.

exclusive access for unique photo opportunities within the museum

Access to photo locations depends on the venue spaces that you reserve for your event. Some areas inside and outside of the museum may not be available for photos during certain dates or times, depending on the museum schedule. Speak to your event manager to coordinate your photography locations.

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Bar Package

customize your perfect bar Package

The Lightner Museum weddings and events team will assist you with bar services for your event. Our bar packages include three different tiers to suit your needs, with options for a full bar with liquor or just wine and beer. We also have customizable specialty bars, specialty cocktails, and mocktail packages available. Click the link below to learn more!

Bar Packages
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Assemble your dream team!

Having an experienced team on your side will ensure that your event is everything you dreamed of and more! The Custom Wedding Package allows the flexibility for you to select your own vendors based on your needs and budget.

key vendors

Couples who choose the Custom Package are required to select a caterer and wedding coordinator from the list below. Pricing will vary depending on the vendor and the options selected. If you have questions about our catering and coordination requirements, please contact us or visit our FAQ page.

Anthony's Gourmet Catering
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Chef's Garden Catering
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Executive Catering & Events
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La Cocina International Restaurant
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Mai Oui Gourmet
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Moore Fine Foods
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Purple Olive
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Coastal Celebrations
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Everleigh Events
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St. Augustine Weddings & Special Events (Exclusively full-service planning and design)
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Uncorked Occasions
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Blush by Brandee Garr
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Blush by Brandee Garr
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Joie de Vie Weddings & Events
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Lisa Lyons Events (Exclusively full-service planning and design)
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preferred vendors

Ready to complete your vendor dream team? We’ve put together a fantastic list of companies who regularly work at the Lightner Museum. You’re not tied down to this list—you have the freedom to choose whoever you fancy for your big day (as long as they’re licensed and insured)!

Package Pricing

Venue Rental for Á La Carte Custom Weddings
Venue package pricing at the Lightner Museum for custom weddings is based on the day of the week, time of year, and your venue rental needs. Our packages are best suited for weddings with a guest count of 40-225 attendees.
wedding ceremonies & receptions range from
$13,500 – $18,500
plus bar minimum
If hosting your wedding ceremony elsewhere
wedding receptions range from
$11,000 – $18,500
plus bar minimum
Holiday rates may vary. Excludes sales tax.
Our team can provide exact pricing and date availability!

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Wedding Package FAQ

Click below for some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have more questions, our big-hearted team is eager to assist you! You can call us at 904-217-0077, or reach out to us via our


Looking for an all-inclusive package option?

All-Inclusive Intimate Wedding Package

If you have a guest count of 100 or less and are open to a Friday or Sunday date, this package includes many vendors for an easy planning process–all at an incredible value!

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Plan a Visit

See the venue in person and let our team help you bring your event to life. Tours of the Lightner Museum are available seven days a week!

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  • Lightner Museum Weddings & Events does not manage events in the courtyard, offer ceremony only, or elopements. Please contact The Wedding Authority.
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