Friday Musicale

645 Oak Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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165 reviews
4.9 out of 5.0
For 100 Guests $2k - $3k
Guest capacity 1 to 150
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About Friday Musicale

Friday Musicale is a non-profit organization that was established here in Jacksonville, FL. in 1890. We have been at our current location at 645 Oak Street since 1929. We offer two unique venues that sit side by side to each other in the Riverside Area of Jacklsonville - The Auditorium and L'Engle Hall. When you rent one of our venues, you are helping to fund various programs that we offer that further music education and awareness to children - such as our College Scholarship Program, Community Outreach to local schools, music competitions and our Free Annual Concert Series. When you host your event at Friday Musicale, you are paying it forward to the community of Jacksonville.

Facilities and Capacity
Friday Musicale has two indoor venues that sit side by side. They can be used independantly or together. The Auditorium is the largest venue. It can hold 240 seated theatre style (no tables) or 140 reception style (tables and chairs). L'Engle Hall can hold 140 seated theatre style or 90 reception style.

Services Offered
Friday Musicale will make sure that your event ends on a high note. To do this, they offer services such as:

  • Setup - Tables and Chairs based on agreed floor plan.
  • Cleanup - Friday Musicale will Strike Tables and Chairs.
  • Event Planning Service - Our Venue Director has been in the industry for more then 25 years!
  • Lighting - Existing Auditorium Lighting - Chandeliers, Recessed Can Lights, Spot Lights - all on dimmer switch.
  • Tables - Selection of tables for Dinner Guests, Buffet & Bar Set Up, Wedding Cake, Sweetheart Table, etc.
  • Chairs - Ballroom Chairs in Auditorium / Tan folding Metal Chairs in L'Engle Hall.
  • Kitchen Access - Ample Work Space, Household Appliances, Easy Access.
  • Private Event Security Included at All Social Events.

Friday Musicale takes standards for hygiene and cleanliness very seriously and always take steps to ensure the safety of our guests and staff. Our staff have completed awareness training as we continue to update hygiene protocols. Our houseman staff disinfect all public spaces with a focus on tables, chairs, lobby furniture, kitchen and restrooms. Each event will have an Event Manager on site to represent Friday Musicale. The Event Manager will continue to monitor various public spaces during the event and frequently disinfect door handles, hard surfaces, etc.

Friday Musicale - Offering Timeless Elegance Since 1929.

Host your next event with us.

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165 Reviews for Friday Musicale

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    D Moon · Married on 12/31/2020

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    • Value:
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    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Amazingly wonderful

    The venue was amazing and Jeff was a great help!

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    Moon Moon · Married on 12/31/2020

    5.0
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    • Responsiveness:
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    Amazing and wonderful

    Everything I could ask for. Jeff was amazing and extremely helpful and supportive

    Sent on 01/05/2021

    Friday Musicale's reply:

    Thank you so much for hosting your event at Friday Musicale! Thank you for your kind words and great review!

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Friday Musicale Pricing

Guests

Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$1,780 - $2,781
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

Friday Musicale Price Rates

Friday Musicale FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1750
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1750
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1750
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1750
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Event Planning
    Lighting/Sound
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    150
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Friday Musicale 1
    15% discount for WeddingWire couples
    If you found us on WeddingWire we will give you a 15% discount on our services. Remember to show us your voucher when you come see us.
  • Friday Musicale 2
    Pre Payment Discount

    Friday Musicale offers a pre payment discount of 15% off your entire rental. As long as you book your event at least 6 months prior to event day and pre pay 100% when booking, you save 15%. This discount could be substantial and help with other wedding day expenses.

    Contact our Venue Director, Jeff Tawney at jeff@fridaymusicale.com or call 904-355-7584.

    Visit our web site at www.fridaymusicale.com

Team of Friday Musicale

Jeff Tawney

Jeff Tawney

Venue Director

Friday Musicale is the oldest musical facility in the State of Florida. The organization was started in 1890 here in Jacksonville and we have been at our current location in Riverside since 1929. We are a non profit organization. When we rent our venues for events, money goes towards music education for kids. We offer College Scholarships, Music Summer Camps, Free Annual Concert Series, Community Outreach and much more!

Jeff S. Tawney is the Venue Director here at Friday Musicale. He manages the overall calendar of events, working hand in hand with our Executive Director, our Board of Directors and various committees. He is responsible for the overall event sales of our (2) venues - The Auditorium & L'Engle Hall. These two venues are located side by side on Oak Street in Riverside. They are great venues for various types of events such as Corporate Meetings, Social Affairs, Weddings, Fundraisers and so much more.

Jeff has a wealth of history / knowledge in the Event Planning Industry over the past 20 years. In the history of Friday Musicale, Jeff has been employed the longest out of any other employee with the organization. He has managed multi million dollar events for large corporations such as Microsoft, Pfizer, Pharmacia, Ace Hardware, Home Depot and more. He has assisted in planning over 1,000 weddings / social events in the past 20 years.

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Professional Network & Endorsements

9 Endorsements

  • Professional Organizing Consultants Wedding Planners

    Friday Musicale is a beautiful venue for all bride and grooms. The staff is professional and gracious. I highly recommend them for all of my clients.

  • String Theory Music Wedding Musicians

    Friday Musicale is a beautiful historic venue for intimate events. Our musicians always enjoy performing here and have for many years.

  • Events By Tiffany J Wedding Planners

    Love this venue! If you're looking for a beautiful blank canvas to decorate, this is yet. They have a great staff as well.

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Map

  • 645 Oak Street Jacksonville, FL, 32204 See on map
    904-257-0472 (Phone number)
    9043503548 (Fax Number)
    Normal Office Hours - Monday thru Friday - 9:00am to 3:00pm. Additional hours available depending on current event schedule. Please contact Jeff at 904-355-7584 OR email jeff@fridaymusicale.com for more information.
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Friday Musicale frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Friday Musicale?

Friday Musicale includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Chairs
  • Event Planning
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Friday Musicale in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Friday Musicale for wedding events is known for:

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building
  • Mansion

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Friday Musicale for wedding events?

Friday Musicale offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Friday Musicale offer?

Friday Musicale offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Friday Musicale offer for wedding events?

Friday Musicale offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Friday Musicale have available for wedding events?

Friday Musicale offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Friday Musicale and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Friday Musicale is recommended by 92% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.9 in value and 4.8 in flexibility.

What kind of wedding service promotions does Friday Musicale offer?

Friday Musicale currently offers 1 special WeddingWire promotion and 1 discount promotion for wedding services.