Golf Festival

Activities at World Golf Village

There are lots of activities in and around the Village for the whole family! Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus themselves would enjoy the beauty of the course they co-designed from the dining room of the Champions Grille at King & Bear. Dine at the famous Caddyshack Restaurant of Bill Murray and his five brothers. Take in a Hollywood Blockbuster or engaging documentary at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater right next to the museum.  Enjoy shopping at the nearby Premium Outlets, or stop by St. Johns Town Center, our beautiful outdoor mall with over 150 stores. Plan your visit during our biannual Induction Ceremony, annual Golf Festival, THE PLAYERS Championship and many of our tournament and holiday-themed events!

Champions Grille

Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus themselves would enjoy the beauty of the course they co-designed from the dining room of the Champions Grille at King & Bear. The spacious main dining area is rich with maple and mahogany accents. Champions Grille offers picturesque views overlooking the 9th and 18th greens. The full bar complements a lunch menu that is sure to please the most refined palate. Champions Grille is open for dinner on Friday and Sunday nights.

Location: 1 King and Bear Dr | St. Augustine, FL 32092 - View Map

Cuisine: Brunch, Lunch

View Website | Menu | Reservation: 904-940-6207

Legends Grille

This restaurant overlooks the beautiful 9th green of the Slammer & Squire Golf Course and has recently had a beautiful renovation. Legends Grille offers a variety breakfast and lunch options and the recently renovated bar has a wonderful pub feel that invites you to come in during happy hour to have a drink after your round. With floor to ceiling windows and a covered terrace, the Legends Grille has a fantastic view of the golf course.

Location: Along the walk of Champions - View Map

Cuisine: Comfort Food

View Website | Menu | Reservation: 904-940-6117

Murray Bros. Caddyshack Restaurant

Located along the Walk of Champions, Murray Bros. Caddyshack, the flagship restaurant of Bill Murray and his five brothers, is sure to please the palate. At this casual “come as you are” establishment (just leave your golf spikes in the trunk, please!), your attentive “caddie” will appraise you of the daily lunch or dinner specials or serve you a selection from the full menu that includes hand-patted hamburgers, succulent steaks, extraordinary appetizers and salads and their signature “sloppy sundae.” Sports fans will enjoy the generous bar area featuring big screen televisions showing the current round of that week’s PGA TOUR event or college or pro football games. You’ll be sure to “Eat, Drink and Be Murray!”

Location: Along the walk of Champions - View Map

Cuisine: Comfort Food

View Website | Menu | Reservation: 904-940-3673

The Museum Café

Located adjacent to the World Golf Hall of Fame Gift Shop, The Museum Café offers in-house dining and take-out service for lunch. An extensive menu includes an assortment of burgers, deli-fresh sandwiches, soups and salads. The Museum Café also offers a variety of delicious desserts.

Location: Adjacent to the World Golf Hall of Fame Gift Shop - View Map

Cuisine: Lunch Food

Menu | Reservation: 904-940-4050

Villagio Italian Grille

Located adjacent to the AAA Four-Diamond resort’s picturesque atrium lobby, Villagio serves a range of traditional Italian pastas, flatbreads, Panini’s, steaks, garden fresh salads, and family-style traditional Italian cuisine. A new wine list of classics and reputable recognizable favorites, alongside of new leaders in the market, highlighted with some great Italian varietals. Featuring beautiful architecture, a full-length wine wall, warm wood tones, colorful accents, and dramatic lighting, Villagio is under the direction of Restaurant Chef Michael McBride, who is known for his creativity, flare, and exceptional cuisine.

Location: Adjacent to the AAA Four-Diamond resort’s picturesque atrium lobby - View Map

Cuisine: Comfort Food

View Website | Menu | Reservation: 904-940-3673

St. Augustine Premium Outlets

Located one exit south and offering 85 outlet stores to choose from, find impressive savings at Ann Taylor Factory Store, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Converse, Gap Outlet, J.Crew, Movado, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Tommy Bahama, Tommy Hilfiger and more.

Location: 2700 Florida 16 St Augustine, FL 32092 United States - View Map

View Website | Contact: 904-825-1555

St. Johns Town Center

The outdoor lifestyle mall is home to 150 of the hottest stores, many exclusive in the market, including Dillard’s, Apple, Pottery Barn and Ann Taylor as well as shops in the palm-lined streets of the Luxury Collection such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co. and Mayors. As much a fashion-forward shopping hotspot as a dining destination, the diverse palate is represented with exciting options as The Cheesecake Factory, The Capital Grille and Cantina Laredo. Or relax among the Florida sunshine at the Park Green’s turtle pond, life-sized chess board or dog park. Conveniently located in Jacksonville’s Southside neighborhood, St. Johns Town Center is easily accessible using I-95 North to J. Turner Butler Boulevard.

Location: 4663 River City Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32246 - View Map

View Website | Contact: 317-636-1600

The Avenues

The Avenues is a multi-level shopping center that offers over 1.1 million square feet of shopping with 5 department stores including Belk, Forever 21, Dillard’s, JCPenney and Sears, plus more than 150 of the most exciting stores in Northeast Florida. Located a couple of exits north, stores including American Eagle, Aeropostale, Aldo, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, bareMinerals, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Charming Charlie, Coach, Chico’s, Express, Francesca’s Collection, H&M, LOFT, MAC Cosmetics, New York & Company, PacSun, Windsor Fashion, Victoria’s Secret and more!

Location: 10300 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256 - View Map

View Website | Contact: 904-363-3054

Wine Wednesday at the Renaissance | Every Wednesday

Join us every Wednesday evening in the Villagio Lounge from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvre tasting. Sample red and white wines from around the world and savor a chef-inspired appetizer to complement the wines.

Location: Villagio at the Renaissance Resort

Custom Club Fitting at PGA TOUR Academy | Through December 31

Every golfer loves new equipment and a custom club fitting. Share this gift with your golf fanatics this holiday season. Visit Jason Fenstermaker at the PGA TOUR Golf Academy at World Golf Village, the only PXG club fitter in North Florida. Call (904) 940-3600 to make your club fitting reservation or to find out more about the available equipment.

Location: PGA TOUR Golf Academy

Reservation: (904) 940-3600

Holiday Gift Cards | Through December 31

Give the gift of a golf experience for the golfer in your life. Gift cards for rounds of golf are now available online. Buy a round of golf at the King & Bear for only $125 or the Slammer & Squire for only $100. Be sure to check out our merchandise to complete the gift! Visit www.golfwgv.com/online-golf-shop to shop now.

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Friday Night Live at Renaissance Resort | December 23 and 30

The weekly Friday Night Live events begin at 5:30 p.m. with a complimentary chef-inspired hors d’oeuvre and mixologist’s choice cocktail served until 6 p.m. Happy hour drink prices are from 5-7 p.m. with live music from 6-8 p.m. Entertainers include Clay Benjamin (12/2 and 12/30), Buffalo Rose (12/9), Jim Kelly (12/16), and Billy Buchanan (12/23).

Location: The Renaissance Resort

The Polar Express, IMAX 2D | Now through December 31

The Polar Express, IMAX 2D | Now through December 31 A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure, he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Visit www.worldgolfimax.com for showtimes and tickets.

Location: IMAX

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, IMAX 3D | December 15

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. Visit www.worldgolfimax.com for all the details and showtimes.

Location: IMAX

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AimPoint Clinic at PGA TOUR Golf Academy | January 7

Join Jarut Padung, Senior Certified Instructor, for a special AimPoint Clinic at the PGA TOUR Golf Academy at World Golf Village. On January 7th from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Learn how to get reliable read with minimum training and practice. It’s the perfect balance of simplicity and accuracy using only one factor. Sign up today as space is limited. Special offer for a limited time of $100 per student. Contact Coach “Ja” at jpadung@touracademy.com or call (706) 631-0818.

Location: PGA TOUR Golf Academy

Reservation: (706) 631-0818

PGA TOUR Golf Academy BOGO 50% Off | January 1 – February 28

Back by popular demand! Book a 2-, 3-, or 4-day golf school, bring a friend and save 50% off the second student. Enjoy personalized instruction, a comprehensive full-color student manual, written game plan and instruction from top-rated instructors. Book now as offer must be booked by December 30. Call (904) 940-3600 for more information.

Location: PGA TOUR Golf Academy

View Website | Reservation: (904) 940-3600

Friday Night Live at Renaissance Resort | January 6, 13, 20 and 27

The weekly Friday Night Live events begin at 5:30 p.m. with a complimentary chef-inspired hors d’oeuvre and mixologist’s choice cocktail served until 6 p.m. Happy hour drink prices are from 5-7 p.m. with live music from 6-8 p.m. Entertainers include Clay Benjamin (12/2 and 12/30), Buffalo Rose (12/9), Jim Kelly (12/16), and Billy Buchanan (12/23).

Location: Renaissance Resort

Dinner & Trivia Night at King & Bear | January 8 and 22

Open to the public. Dinner will be served beginning at 5 p.m. with trivia at 6 p.m. Please make reservations for trivia by calling (904) 940-6207. For more information, visit www.GolfWGV.com.

Location: King & Bear Clubhouse

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Extreme Weather, IMAX Documentary | Opens January 9

Weather is one of the most dynamic forces shaping our planet, but now it's more extreme and complex than ever. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Travel to the edge of 300-foot tall glaciers collapsing, to the front lines of massive wildfires, directly in the path of deadly, yet mesmerizing tornadoes. Follow researchers and everyday heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather.

Location: IMAX

CareerBuilder Challenge Weekend honoring Bob Hope | January 18-22

The Hall of Fame is celebrating the Career Builder Challenge, formerly the Bob Hope Classic, this week. Guests can enjoy the Hall's "Bob Hope: Shanks for the Memory" exhibit while watching the tournament in the Bob Hope Theater. In a nod to Hope’s years of service entertaining the U.S. military, the Hall of Fame is giving active and retired military free admission to the Museum.

Location: World Golf Hall Of Fame

xXx: Return of Xander Cage, IMAX | January 19

After coming out of self-imposed exile, daredevil operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) must race against time to recover a sinister weapon known as Pandora's Box, a device that controls every military satellite in the world. Recruiting a new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself entangled in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of government. Visit www.worldgolfimax.com for details and showtimes.

Location: IMAX

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, IMAX 3D | January 26

Alice (Milla Jovovich) travels to the Hive in Raccoon City to prevent the evil Umbrella Corp. from wiping out the last remaining survivors of the zombie apocalypse. Visit www.worldgolfimax.com for details and showtimes.

Location: IMAX

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Twilight Rates All Day for Military, Police & Firefighters | Through January 31

We invite those who protect and serve to play for twilight rates all day! Play the Slammer & Squire for $59 or the King & Bear for $69 all day, every day. Call 904-940-6088 to book your tee time.

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Reservation: 904-940-6088

Happy Hour at Golf Courses | Every day

Join us for Happy Hour every day from 3-6 p.m. at the Slammer & Squire or King & Bear golf courses. Enjoy $3 draft beers, $4 house wines and $5 well liquor drinks. Visit www.golfwgv.com for more information.

Location: King & Bear and Slammer & Squire

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Family Golf | Every day

Parents, bring your child to the course with you! Play the King & Bear or the Slammer & Squire after twilight and bring up to three children (17-and-under) to play for free. Call (904) 940-6088 to book your tee time. *One child per cart. Twilight time varies.

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Reservation: (904) 940-6088

Black History Month Celebration at Ritz Theatre | February 1-28

The World Golf Hall of Fame will celebrate Black History Month with an exhibit at the Ritz Theatre in Jacksonville, which will honor the achievements of African-Americans in the game of golf. The exhibit will be on display all month at the Ritz Theatre. Guests are also encouraged to visit the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum in St. Augustine to enjoy one of the Hall’s newer permanent exhibits, the Honoring the Legacy: A Tribute to African-Americans in Golf. More details to come on www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.

Location: The Rtiz Theatre - Jacksonville

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Friday Night Live at Renaissance Resort | February 3, 10, 17 and 24

The weekly Friday Night Live events begin at 5:30 p.m. with a complimentary chef-inspired hors d’oeuvre and mixologist’s choice cocktail served until 6 p.m. Happy hour drink prices are from 5-7 p.m. with live music from 6-8 p.m. Entertainers include Billy Buchanan (2/3), Pierre Kendrick (2/10 and 2/17), and Clay Benjamin (2/24).

Location: Renaissance Resort

Lego Batman, IMAX Hollywood Film | Opens February 9

There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

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The Great Wall, IMAX 3D Hollywood Film | Opens February 16

Starring global superstar Matt Damon and directed by one of the most breathtaking visual stylists of our time, Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers), Legendary’s The Great Wall tells the story of an elite force making a valiant stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure. The first English-language production for Yimou is the largest film ever shot entirely in China.

Location: IMAX

Dream Big: Engineering Our World, IMAX Documentary | Opens February 17

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all.

Location: IMAX

Presidents Day Weekend at the Hall of Fame | February 18-20

Enjoy learning about Hall of Fame Presidents George H.W. Bush and Dwight D. Eisenhower while you take a scavenger hunt that enters you to win a Hall of Fame package. Kids are free and military personnel are just $10, this weekend.

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Dinner & Trivia Night at King & Bear | February 19

Open to the public. Dinner will be served beginning at 5 p.m. with trivia at 6 p.m. Please make reservations for trivia by calling (904) 940-6207. For more information, visit www.GolfWGV.com.

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View Website | Reservation: (904) 940-6207

7-Day Double Play | February 1 – May 31

The 7-Day Double Play is back! Are you planning a vacation to the Jacksonville or St. Augustine, FL area? Golfers can enjoy both the Slammer & Squire and King & Bear within seven days for only $259. Call (904) 940-6088 for more information or visit www.GolfWGV.com

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World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX

Home to North Florida’s largest screen (70 feet wide and five stories high), the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater is the most unique movie-going experience. Crystal-clear images combined with IMAX’s powerful digital sound create an unforgettable IMAX Experience. Immerse yourself in the most entertaining and educational documentaries as well as Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters.

Location: One World Golf Place, St. Augustine, FL 32092

View Website | Reservation: 904-940-4133

St. Augustine Alligator Farm

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park began in the late nineteenth century as a small exhibition of Florida reptiles and became a quintessential Florida attraction. Today it functions as a modern zoo serving the public and the scientific community with educational shows and exhibits, important research and worldwide conservation efforts. The Alligator Farm’s history as an attraction and an accredited zoo is nearly as exciting as zipping across the Alligator Lagoon on Crocodile Crossing, the park’s thrilling new zip-line attraction.

Location: 999 Anastasia Blvd. St. Augustine, FL 32080

View Website | Reservation: 904-824-3337

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Ripley’s Odditorium in beautiful St. Augustine Florida is proud to be the very first permanent Ripley’s attraction! Set in a beautiful historic castle, Ripley’s houses over three floors of family friendly fun! We not only have over 800 fun, interactive and totally bizarre exhibits, we house some of Robert Ripley’s original collection!

Location: 19 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

View Website | Reservation: 904-824-1606

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