An Oceanfront Event Venue Near Jacksonville


The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island offers spacious event spaces and modern conference center services in a beachfront setting near Jacksonville, Florida. With a luxury spa and 18 holes of championship golf, the hotel is a perfect venue for successful meetings and rewarding experiences. Showcasing more than 48,000 square feet of conference space, the resort’s experts create events that center on specific agendas, themes and goals: from tradeshows and board meetings to wellness and corporate retreats.


Event Rooms

44830 SQ FT

Total Event Space


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Breakout Rooms

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Meetings and Events

Resort features oceanfront experience for meeting attendees with world class spa and golf

Expert catering staff orchestrates a diverse array of special events
Conference concierge, available to assist with all group arrangements
Events coordinator to arrange special group activities and spouse programs
Host business meetings, conferences and special events in one of our 17 event rooms
Enjoy mingling with colleagues in our elegant ballroom
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Meetings on Amelia Island

Host your event here and receive a conference concierge and events coordinator for anticipatory service. The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom showcases plenty of space for 1,430 conference guests. Find fresh, innovative event menus for your Amelia Island meetings and yoga, meditation and other group wellness amenities. Our audiovisual experts will help you stay connected near Jacksonville while our photography concierge captures portraits, candid shots, headshots and more. Enjoy team-building experiences to benefit the local community and stay engaged.

Meeting Venues

Complement your meeting by selecting just the right venue for your agenda and group size with meeting spaces in Amelia Island. From our elegant ballroom to our flexible conference rooms, your business meeting will run smoothly as you receive the personalized attention of our dedicated staff. If you are looking for the perfect meeting venue, browse through our offerings, and then contact us to reserve the room that meets your needs.

Meeting Services

Call upon the expertise of our dedicated Meeting Services specialists who thrive on creating perfect events of any scale.

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At The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, couples can embark on their journey together in a myriad of ways: A sunset beach wedding where the crashing waves rush beneath your feet; a traditional Indian wedding in North Florida amid palm trees and fragrant gardens; a night of dancing below the sparkle of crystal chandeliers or a seated dinner where guests are treated to creative kosher cuisine. Beginning with beautiful indoor and outdoor venues, the wedding experience here is one-of-a-kind, accentuated by talented chefs, creative event designers and dynamic floral artists who can interpret ideas into memorable experiences.


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Weddings and Occasions

An ideal location for any social event, the resort caters to guests in Southern style.

Accommodations include more than 35,000 sq ft of function space, including a 13,348 sq ft ballroom.
An expert catering and culinary team deliver delightful creations and a memorable event.
The resort's 26 acres also offer opportunities for unique outdoor events customized for the client
Watch the sun go down over the water as you celebrate your wedding day with loved ones
Enjoy our grand ballroom or our intimate oceanfront lawn as you celebrate becoming a newlywed

Wedding Venues

Imagine a carpet of sand for your walk down the aisle. An oceanfront lawn cooled by the evening breeze of swaying palms. Or a dramatic ballroom setting. At The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, we offer the perfect location for a luxury Southern wedding. Our resort features elegant venues – inside and out – to make your Florida wedding as intimate or as grand as you wish.

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The Beach

Imagine a blanket of sand under your feet and the gentle waves of the Atlantic Ocean providing a perfect backdrop for your ceremony. Our pristine white beaches with miles of sea oats and sand dunes can accommodate wedding of all sizes.

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The Courtyard

Located in the center of the resort, The Courtyard's lush palm trees and manicured flower gardens offer the perfect complement to the dune-lined coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. The Courtyard accommodates up to 150 guests.

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The Oceanfront Lawn

A sea of green grass overlooking a bluff of dunes and the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, The Oceanfront Lawn is located on the south side of the resort, near The Ritz-Carlton Ballrooms. This beautiful outdoor venue accommodates weddings of all sizes.

The Plaza Ballroom

The Plaza Ballroom

This is the perfect ballroom for a small gala, accommodating 100-150 guests. Illuminated with four gorgeous chandeliers, we recommend adding pillar candles with trumpet vases for the ultimate romantic effect. The room also offers a large dance floor and stage, as well as a large private foyer ideal for a cocktail reception before dinner.

Oceanfront Lawn Reception Tent

Oceanfront Lawn

A sea of green grass overlooking a bluff of dunes and the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, The Oceanfront Lawn is located on the south side of the resort, near The Ritz-Carlton Ballrooms. This beautiful outdoor venue accommodates weddings of all sizes.

The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

Elegant. Opulent. Luxurious. The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom offers a warm golden color scheme complete with spectacular crystal chandeliers. Accommodating up to 800 guests with a large stage and immense dance floor, the Ballroom can divide into three salons, each very private and accommodating up to 200 guests with a buffet or 300 with a plated dinner. This is the perfect setting for your grand gala wedding.

Wedding Advisor

At The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, wedding celebrations are more than just planned. One of the talented catering and conference professionals will assist you with every detail of wedding planning to help create your dream wedding. In addition to our enclosed menu selections, our Executive Chef can prepare any choice of menu based on personal preference, religious observations or dietary restrictions to create a fine dining experience. With breathtaking wedding venues and personal service, our Amelia Island resort offers the perfect destination for your special day. The Ritz-Carlton is pleased to assist you with the selection of flowers, linens, music and décor and any other wedding planning needs to ensure your wedding celebration is the ultimate expression of your heritage and happiness.

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The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island is pleased to provide guests the opportunity to curate the ultimate engagement experience. Whether your fairy-tale proposal reflects a love of natural beauty and adventure or a love of fine dining and pampering in our award-winning spa, our Proposal Concierge will move heaven and earth to ensure that your proposal is executed flawlessly. Our Proposal Concierge works with each guest to ensure every detail reflects the uniqueness of the couple, be it constructing a wedding-cake shaped sandcastle, hiding a diamond ring inside a delicate chocolate seashell, or arranging a romantic beach side proposal by firelight under a blanket of stars. Should you choose, our photo concierge will capture images of the proposal so that you can savor the moment and cherish extraordinary memories to last a lifetime.

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Contact Us

To say “yes” to any of our engagement experiences, please call 904-277-1100 and connect with Catering Sales.

Vow Renewal

Say “I do” once more in a destination as memorable as your days together. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island offers Vow Renewal Packages designed to celebrate your commitment as a couple, with a beautiful ceremony, fresh wedding flowers, and Champagne toast overlooking Atlantic Ocean beaches. Vow Renewal package pricing is inclusive of service charge and sales tax and must be accompanied by a dining experience on property. Please contact our Events Sales Managers for further options and details.

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Occasions That Stay Vivid Forever
Social Celebrations

Your special occasions deserve the special attention to detail The Ritz-Carlton is renowned for providing. From a five-course dinner in the private dining room to an elaborate ballroom gala, our Amelia Island event venues are the perfect settings to host events your guests will remember for a lifetime. All of your special events are complemented, of course, by some of the most innovative and impeccable Amelia Island catering capabilities, including Orthodox Union certified kosher events, weddings and celebrations in concert with MD Destinations.