Timeless elegance at affordable rates
Three buildings offer our clients options to choose the space that best suits their vision and budget. Or, rent our whole campus - Auditorium, L'Engle Hall, and Murchison Cottage, plus ample outdoor space and on-site parking. Book your tour of our historic arts campus today!
Intimate Setting for Smaller Gatherings
Adjacent to the Auditorium, L'Engle Hall offers gathering space for up to 120 guests. The building can be rented alone, or in conjunction with the Auditorium for larger celebrations. The modern design provides a backdrop for any decor, and updated kitchen makes catering a breeze!
Grand Ballroom with Historic Foyer
Our largest indoor space, the Auditorium features dimmable chandeliers, a stage with optional stairway, and seats up to 200 guests (150 with space for dancing). The dramatic entrance with columns and historic foyer guarantee stunning photo and video opportunities. One of Florida's oldest active wedding venues, the Auditorium is packed with historic charm and character.
Murchison Lane - Historic Cottage in Downtown Jax
Perfect for micro-weddings or smaller celebrations, Murchison Lane is available alone or as an add-on (cocktails, bridal party, rehearsal dinner, VIP lounge...) Two original fireplaces and wrap-around porch!
Choose from these unique settings, or combine them for an unforgettable celebration. We provide vendor recommendations and support your event planning every step of the way – with more than 100 years of successful celebration, we’ve built a track record of hosting special events for our community and beyond.
Tables and chairs are included as standard with all Friday Musicale rentals – we’ll work with your vendor team to fine-tune the details, and make sure everything is in place from the first centerpiece to the grand exit. Contact us below to book your tour, call us at 904-355-7584, or send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.