Golf Festival | September 23 – 25, 2016

Join us for the third annual Golf Festival at World Golf Village

Golf Festival, a one-of-a-kind event, will feature interactive activities throughout the day including Hall of Fame Member appearances, free golf clinics, Demo Day, food trucks,  live music and free museum admission.
The complete schedule of events is listed below.


Friday, September 23rd

2pm Golf Festival Kickoff Tournament Slammer & Squire
Limited spots available  Register
6pm Grace & Grit Exhibit Opening
Attendance is limited must register in advanced
Museum – Register
 7pm Tournament Awards  Caddyshack


Saturday, September 24th

10am – 6pm Free Museum admission World Golf Hall of Fame
11am – 12pm Kathy Whitworth Meet & Greet World Golf Hall of Fame
11am – 3pm Live music by  Charlie Walker & Dustin Bradley Driving Range
Elite Putters Club – Putting Tournament (Juniors) Slammer & Squire
Food Trucks & Renaissance Resort Food & Bar Service Road
Challenge Hole Contests Challenge Hole
Demo Day featuring Callaway, Nike, PING, TaylorMade, Titleist and more Slammer & Squire
Kids’ Zone Slammer & Squire
12pm – 1pm Grand Champions Q&A World Golf Hall of Fame
1pm – 2pm PGA TOUR Golf Academy Clinics Slammer & Squire
3pm – 5pm Free Family Golf (9 holes) Slammer & Squire

Sunday, September 25th

1pm – 5pm Adult-Junior Hall of Fame Golf Tournament Slammer & Squire
Golf Tournament Registration  Register
6pm – 8pm Adult-Junior Hall of Fame Golf Tournament
Awards Dinner World Golf Hall of Fame

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

Reservation: (904) 940-6088

Player Development Series at PGA TOUR Golf Academy | March 1-31

Get in the game in 2017. We can help you achieve that New Year’s Resolution of playing more golf! Sharpen your game with a Player Development Series with PGA TOUR Academy Instructor Jarut Pandung. Classes starting in March at $149 for 4 classes in the series. For more information, contact (904) 940-3600.

Location: PGA TOUR Golf Academy

Reservation: (904) 940-3600

Friday Night Live at Renaissance Resort | March 24 and 31

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 (3/3 and 3/31), Pierre Kendrick (3/10), Deron Baker (3/17), and Clay Benjamin (3/24).

Location: Renaissance Resort

BINGO Night at Slammer & Squire | March 26

Join us for BINGO, beginning at 6pm. Dinner will begin at 5pm. Open to the Public. Please make reservations by contacting Jorge Rivera at (904) 940-6117

Location: Slammer & Squire - Legends Grille

View Website | Reservation: (904) 940-6117

ANA Inspiration at the World Golf Hall of Fame | March 27 – April 2

Catch all the action from the women’s first Major Championship of the 2017 season, the ANA Inspiration, at the World Golf Hall of Fame. Visit the Museum to see memorabilia from past tournaments, including Amy Alcott’s famous robe she wore after jumping into Poppie’s Pond when she won the tournament for the third time in 1991. For more information, visit www.worldgolfhalloffame.org.

Location: World Golf Hall of Fame

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Ghost in the Shell, IMAX Hollywood Film | March 30

Directed by Ruper Sanders, Ghost in the Shell features a cyborg (Scarlett Johansson) who leads an elite task force to battle dangerous criminals and extremists. For more information, visit www.worldgolfimax.com.

Location: IMAX at World Golf Village

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Live Music & Dinner at King & Bear | March 31

Join us for dinner and live music on the last Friday of every month. Open to the Public. Dinner and music will begin at 5:00pm. Please make reservations contacting Cara Ritenour at (904) 940-6207. For more information, visit www.golfwgv.com/champions-grille.

Location: King & Bear Golf Course

View Website | Reservation: (904) 940-6207

Masters Week at the Hall of Fame | April 3 – 9

Visit the Hall of Fame during Masters week and enjoy learning about Hall of Fame Members who are past Masters Champions. Watch the tournament throughout the Museum. Snap a photo with Masters memorabilia on display and share them on social media with #GolfHOF

Location: World Golf Hall of Fame

Dinner & Trivia Night at King & Bear | April 6 and 30

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

Location:

View Website | Reservation: (904) 940-6207

Friday Night Live at Renaissance Resort | April 7, 14, 21 and 28

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.

Location: Renaissance Resort

The Fate of the Furious, IMAX Hollywood Film | April 13

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game—and the rest of the crew has been exonerated—the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can’t seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, our elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world’s stage… and to bring home the man who made them a family.

Location:

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Live Music & Dinner at King & Bear | April 28

Join us for dinner and live music on the last Friday of every month. Open to the Public. Dinner and music will begin at 5:00pm. Please make reservations by contacting Cara Ritenour at (904) 940-6207

Location:

View Website | Reservation: (904) 940-6207

Happy Hour at Slammer & Squire or King & Bear | Every day

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

Location: Slammer & Squire and King & Bear

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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.

Location: Slammer & Squire or King & Bear

Reservation: (904) 940-6088

Twilight Rates All Day for Military, Police & Firefighters | Now – May 31

We invite those who protect and serve to play for twilight rates all day! Play the Slammer & Squire for $69 or the King & Bear for $79 all day, every day. Call 904-940-6088 to book your tee time.

Location: Slammer & Squire or King & Bear

Reservation: 904-940-6088

7-Day Double Play | Now – 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

Location:

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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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