Frequently Asked Questions

How much does everything cost?

These are our basic fees:

  • Monday – Friday Afternoon (4 pm): $150/hour (minimum 3 hours)
  • Friday Evening – Saturday Evening: $225/hour (minimum 3 hours)
  • Sunday: $200/hour (minimum 3 hours)

Our venue fees vary on many factors including day of the week, A/V technician fees, and additional decor needs. For this reason, it’s better to speak with us directly to discuss rates customized to your individual needs. Use our Reservation Request page to confirm your dates are available and submit your request. We will respond with a custom quote for your event. All sales are subject to sales tax.

What is included?

Your reservation at TAE on Talbot includes:

-Set up and breakdown times:

  • 3 hour events – 1 hours of set up and 1 hour of breakdown
  • 4 hour events – 2 hours of set up and 1 hour of breakdown
  • 5+ hour events – 3 hours of set up and 1 hour of breakdown

– Existing furniture – (2) furniture groupings, (6) 9ft farm tables and (72) French cross-back chairs.– (6) parking spots with (1) handicap spot
– Outdoor garden area with covered sails and string lights
– Simple AV package
– Small catering kitchen 

Where are you located?

We are located at:
1816 Talbot Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 337-9313

We are just behind the Shoppes of Avondale towards the St. John’s River.

Can we see it beforehand?

Absolutely!  However, TAE on Talbot is a privately owned venue and the business home for ThouArtExalted. Tours are given by appointment only. Prior to requesting a tour, please review our available dates and confirm that our site fee and venue policies are a good fit for your vision, guest list, and budget.


We hope to see you soon, but we ask you kindly not to visit without an appointment.

Do you have any required vendors?

Below is our list of Pre-approved Vendors that includes our event partners. Additional vendors must be approved.

What are your catering policies?

You may choose from our list, or choose your own at no additional cost – in all cases, the caterer must be a licensed, insured business, approved by TAE on Talbot and able to provide full-service staffing until close.

What kind of bar can there be?

We allow beer, wine, champagne and liquor; however we require that your caterer (who can provide proof of liquor license) provide a bartender to oversee alcohol consumption. BYOB is also allowed; but a licensed bartender with proof of liability insurance is required. If alcohol is present we require food to be served as well. 

Are there audio/visual (A/V) restrictions?

Our simple AV package allows you to play music from the sound system. For all other uses, PowerPoint Presentations, videos, and use of microphones, we request that you hire our in-house A/V technician to operate the sound system, . We allow musicians and DJ’s to plug into the existing sound system.

Are there decor restrictions?

Once you’re here for a tour, you may find that TAE on Talbot is an original work of art itself!  We do have restrictions that are in place to ensure the venue stays in pristine condition.


We do not allow nailing, cutting, piercing, gluing or taping of any part of any structure.  We require detailed decor plans so that we may approve them. We know every event has a different design and we are willing to work with you on your decor needs.

Is the venue handicap accessible?

We want to make sure all guests can enjoy TAE on Talbot. The venue is completely handicap accessible and ADA compliant.

Do you have a designated parking area?

We can accommodate up to (6) vehicles in our private parking area, including (1) handicap space. We recommend contracting Starlight Valet for valet services.

Did we answer all of your questions? If not, we’d love to!