2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Florida’s Historic Coast

By Sponsored Content, May 24, 2018

Welcome to Florida’s Historic Coast encompassing the city of St. Augustine, the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited European settlement! As well as Ponte Vedra Beach, home to THE PLAYERS Championship, which is referred to as “golf’s fifth major.”


Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa

Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa

With 61,000 square feet of meeting space, recently renovated accommodations, indoor and outdoor dining options, a spa and four pools, we provide business and leisure guests with all the ingredients for a winning meeting. Privileged access to golf at TPC Sawgrass and to our private beach club with dining overlooking the Atlantic are each a quick, complimentary shuttle ride. Just 30 minutes from the Jacksonville airport, our resort offers guests warm hospitality and pleasant weather year-round

Sawgrass Marriott

Quick Facts
Total Space 61,000 square feet
Largest Contiguous Space 15,741 square feet
Meeting Rooms On-Site Yes
Union Facility No
Permanent Seating No
Ceiling Height 18.5 ft.
Column-Free Yes
Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 600

Contact
Jaya Dillard, Sales & Services Manager
jdillard@floridashistoriccoast.com
904-460-7602
floridashistoriccoast.com


St. Johns County Fairgrounds

The St. Johns County Fairgrounds is the premier fairgrounds facility in northeast Florida. Guests to the facility will enjoy its spacious location as the fairgrounds encompass more than 90 acres of land surrounded by a beautiful forest-lined exterior.

The SJC Fairgrounds boasts a number of modern facilities including a covered arena, exhibit halls, meeting rooms, campsites and vendor locations.  The facility is equipped with water and electric outlets along with bathroom and shower facilities, making it the perfect location to host large events. Also for the disc golf enthusiast, the facility boasts a twenty-five hole course to challenge the disc golfer in the family.

Located a short distance from historic St. Augustine and three major cities: Daytona, Jacksonville and Gainesville, the fairgrounds provide guests with countless activities and events throughout the year.

Quick Facts
Totoal Space 90+ acres of landed surrounded by forest-lined exterior
Largest Contiguous Space 38 acres completely fenced
Permanent Seating 2,000-person permanent bleacher seating
Amenities Equipped with heating and air, covered arena, exhibit halls, meeting rooms, campsites, vendor locations, and a 25-hole disc golf course

Contact
Jaya Dillard, Sales & Services Manager
St. Johns County Fairgrounds
jdillard@floridashistoriccoast.com
904-460-7602
floridashistoriccoast.com

Destination Facts

Downtown Hotel Rooms 2,094
Surrounding Area Hotel Rooms 8,625
Sports Venues 80+
Largest Indoor Venue Sawgrass Marriott Resort (56,000 square feet)
Largest Outdoor Venue St. Johns County Fairgrounds
Closest Airport Northeast Regional Airport, St. Augustine

Recently Hosted

> The PLAYERS Championship
> 26.2 Donna Marathon
> Nuts & Bolts Fish N’ Fest
> Triple Crown

What’s New

> Embassy Suites St. Augustine Beach Resort opens August 1, 2018.
> A full-service Holiday Inn opens this fall at World Golf Village.
> The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park opened a new interactive exhibit, Oasis on the Nile.

Key Indoor Venues

Al Wilke Park and Community Center
The Solomon Calhoun Center

Key Outdoor Venues

St. Johns County Fairgrounds
Veterans Park
St. Johns County Equestrian Center 

Contact

Jaya Dillard, Sales & Services Manager
jdillard@floridashistoriccoast.com
904-460-7602
floridashistoriccoast.com

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