10 Best Places to Propose in Jacksonville Florida (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Jacksonville, Florida is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for waterfronts, beaches, gardens, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Jacksonville to ask that special woman or man.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Jacksonville for Outdoor Lovers
  • Jacksonville Waterfront
  • Friendship Fountain
  • Cummer Museum Gardens
  • Jacksonville Beach Pier
  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
  • Jacksonville Arboretum and gardens
  • Riverside Arts Market
  • Romantic Destinations in Jacksonville
  • Restaurant Orsay
  • Little talbot Island State Park
  • Neptune Beach
  • Best Places to Propose in Jacksonville

Romantic Locations in Jacksonville for Outdoor Lovers


1. Jacksonville Waterfront

The Riverwalk along the St. Johns River provides a romantic setting with scenic views. Choose a spot overlooking the river and propose against the backdrop of the city skyline.


2. Friendship Fountain

Located in St. Johns River Park, Friendship Fountain is an iconic landmark in Jacksonville. The beautifully lit fountain creates a magical atmosphere for a romantic proposal.


3. Cummer Museum Gardens

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens features stunning gardens that provide a serene and enchanting setting. Find a quiet spot amidst the lush greenery, blooming flowers, and sculptures to pop the question.


4. Jacksonville Beach Pier

If you and your partner love the ocean, the Jacksonville Beach Pier offers a picturesque backdrop for a beachside proposal. Wait for a sunset or a beautiful sunny day to create a memorable moment.


5. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

If you both have a love for animals and nature, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens offers a romantic and picturesque setting. Explore the beautifully landscaped gardens and find a quiet corner to pop the question.


6. Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens

The Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens feature over 120 acres of natural beauty and hiking trails. Choose a secluded spot along the trails or a scenic overlook to propose in a tranquil and picturesque environment.


7. Riverside Arts Market

If you and your partner enjoy the arts and a vibrant atmosphere, consider proposing at the Riverside Arts Market. This lively market along the riverfront provides a unique and energetic backdrop for a proposal.


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Romantic Destinations in Jacksonville

Jacksonville is full of romantic gardens, beaches, and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular garden, or at a beautiful beach.


8. Restaurant Orsay

Located in a beautifully restored historic building, Restaurant Orsay offers an elegant and sophisticated ambiance. With its French-inspired cuisine and intimate setting, it provides a romantic atmosphere for a proposal.



I've purchased two vintage rings from Suzanne over the past decade and my wife has loved both. Great service, communication and speedy delivery.”

 Lee S verified buyer

9. Little Talbot Island State Park

Little Talbot Island State Park is known for its unspoiled beaches and natural beauty. Take a walk along the shoreline, find a quiet spot surrounded by scenic dunes, and make your proposal amidst the tranquil coastal setting.


10. Neptune Beach

Located adjacent to Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach offers a quieter and more serene atmosphere. Take a stroll along the beach, find a spot with a stunning ocean view, and get down on one knee to pop the question.


Best Places to Propose in Jacksonville

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Jacksonville has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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