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Address: 1000 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32204-1529
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OK, this is a complaint against nearly ALL community owned venues. The cost for admission for most events these days makes consideration of spending too much money to see a ninety... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
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Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have been to the Prime Osborn many times for one event or another. It is well defined for the events that are held there, however I am always disappointed that they hold these events and charge the vendors to set up to sell their items, you they charge you as well to come in and buy these same items.... More 

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Yulee, Florida
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We have attended boat shows, Women's show, and some other shows at Prime Osborne and always enjoy ourselves. Good parking, clean, safe..... its' always a good time!

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Orange Park, Florida
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132 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Depending on the occasion the Prime Osborn, you an shop the quilts to home improvement, to woman's convention, to different exhibitions. The Christmas craft show is great

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tallahassee
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

OK, this is a complaint against nearly ALL community owned venues. The cost for admission for most events these days makes consideration of spending too much money to see a ninety minute show with tickets hijacked by seat scalpers a second consideration. If we were able to see events at the printed cost of the ticket, great, I might not... More 

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Thank mentlflos
Jacksonville
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48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great place, nice and cool in here, lots of space. I am so proud that Jacksonville Florida has this place for any and all conventions! Out of town era use this Center as well also.

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Thank rgold02
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165 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We typically go here annually for the Christmas Made in the South and other events. There was a home and patio show that we went to as well. The venue is by no means modern, but serves its purpose. The city could probably do it some justice and do some updating or build a completely new convention center. The people... More 

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Thank Josh C
Jacksonville, Florida
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I have been here many times for a number of events. I think it is a great place to go and conduct business. I would also recommend you go. It is a clean and safe place. Parking is never a problem.

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Thank 8662cardio
Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Have attended Home and Patio show yearly. Attended women's show. Lots of room for vendors. Ample parking for a fee. Security.

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Thank Mary P
Jacksonville, Florida
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511 reviews
169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This convention center is a mid-size place perfect for hosting, as an example, the Home & Patio event, which is popular here in Jacksonville. There is plenty of parking and the staff are welcoming. The only downside is unlike other venues, there is no hotel attached to the convention center and so out of town visitors will need to cab... More 

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Thank MrEdnWilbur
Savannah, Georgia
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63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Went here for an indoor cheer competition. The facility looked a little sketchy from the outside but wasn't too bad on the inside. The venue was pretty good. Limited snack bar available for lunch and the prices are average for an event like that. Parking was in an empty dirt lot across the street for $5 per vehicle.

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Thank Jake R

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