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Weddings and Special Events

The glamour of a grand historic ballroom. The charm of an elegant Southern estate. The grace of a stately and contemporary art gallery. Flagler College presents multiple unique, showstopping venues for your unforgettable day.

Once an exclusive and opulent playground for the world’s most privileged elite, the grounds of Flagler College today offers one of the most unique, most charming wedding and banquet facilities in the Southeast. The venues' versatility and elegance make them an ideal site for wedding receptions, galas, parties, and dinners.

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Ponce de León Ballroom

Ponce de León Ballroom
Ponce de León Ballroom

Highlighting the architectural heritage of the former Hotel Ponce de León, the Ponce de León Grand Ballroom is considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture. The ballroom is surrounded by Tiffany stained glass windows, murals by George W. Maynard, and lavishly carved wooden columns.

Maximum Capacity:

  • 400 strolling reception
  • 350 seated dinner with rental tables
  • 300 seated dinner with small dance floor
  • 250 seated dinner with large dance floor

Dates Available: Late May through Early August; Late December through Early January

Ponce de León Solarium

Ponce de León Solarium
Ponce de León Solarium

The newly restored Solarium offers one of the best views of historic downtown St. Augustine. The domed, sunlit main room overlooks the Courtyard as the Terraces offer views of Memorial Presbyterian Church, city plaza, Cathedral Basilica, the beaches, and the lighthouse.

Maximum Capacity:

  • 120, recommends 80-100

Dates Available: Throughout the Year on Pre-Selected Weekends and Mid-Week during Summer & Winter Months

PONCE DE LEÓN ROTUNDA

Ponce de León Rotunda
Ponce de León Rotunda

Historically Ponce de Leon’s lobby transformed into a breathtaking, gold-leafed, and ornate venue for an indoor ceremony and reception. Utilizing the second floor mezzanine, guests will have the opportunity to dine and dance in the same space. Take advantage of the dome’s acoustics with string quartet to fill the space with a romantic atmosphere.

Maximum Capacity:

  • 120 indoor ceremony
  • 130 seated dinner on the mezzanine
  • 150 strolling reception

Dates Available: May through Early August; Late December through Early January

Markland House

Markland House
Markland House

Originally built amidst an orange grove, Markland House is a spacious and refined estate home with all the charm of the Old South. Upon walking through the picket fence and up the front garden you meet a wrap-around porch surrounded by Greek revival-style columns. This beautiful house is on the National Register of Historic Places and offers four interior rooms perfect for any occasion.

  • 150 outdoor ceremony
  • 60-72 seated indoor dinner
  • 30 indoor ceremony & seated dinner
  • 150 strolling indoor & outdoor reception - consider adding a tent & string lighting!

Dates Available: Throughout the Year on Pre-Selected Weekends and fully available during the Summer & Winter breaks

Crisp-Ellert Art Museum

Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
Crisp-Ellert Art Museum

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, as it stands today, is Joann Crisp-Ellert’s expanded former studio. The space is used to exhibit important cultural and historical exhibitions throughout the academic year. This two-room venue has beautiful tiled floors, wood beam cathedral ceilings, and two outdoor gardens. The Elliptical Garden is often used for an outdoor tented reception or ceremony.

Maximum Capacity

  • 125 strolling reception
  • 80-90 seated dinner
  • 70 indoor ceremony
  • 140 outdoor ceremony
  • Room for a 40x20 Pole Tent on Elliptical Garden

Dates Available: Mid-June through Early August and Late December through Early January

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Entrance of the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum with the Ponce towers rising in the background.

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