Epping Forest is a fabulous location for engagement sessions (you must contact the yacht club to get permission) and weddings.
From their website:
Continually rated number one in Jacksonville by local lifestyle and entertainment publications, Epping Forest Yacht Club is the premier location for happy couples to celebrate new beginnings. Epping Forest’s event coordinators can provide brides-to-be with effortless planning of all wedding day details. Our extensive service includes hands-on coordination of every wedding detail for members or their sponsored guests.
The Mansion’s beautifully appointed dining rooms create the perfect environment for a most elegant wedding celebration. Many of Jacksonville’s most elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions have taken place in the lush formal English gardens overlooking the scenic St. Johns River. The variety of settings within the Mansion can accommodate small, intimate groups or large, grand events. It is always our pleasure to take the stress out of planning and make each wedding at Epping Forest Yacht Club as individual and special as the couple itself.