Add Some Florida Fun to Convention

Join us for the 2018 AQHA Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, and check out a few fun activities Florida has to offer while you are in the sunshine state.

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Convention doesn’t have to be all work and no play. Check out what Jacksonville has to offer!

Wine Tasting – Saturday, March 3
Join us at Morton’s The Steakhouse Saturday, March 3, for wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Morton’s has designed the ultimate wine and food experience especially for AQHA members. Sample wines from the restaurant’s award-winning wine list and sample the finest bites offered.

Serving is from 3- 5 p.m. at Morton’s. The deadline to sign up is February 15. Admission is $38.50 per person, which includes wine and light hors d’oeuvres.

Contact Cheyenne Tyk at or 806-378-4320 to register and receive more information. A minimum of 30 people is required or this event will be canceled.

Morton’s is conveniently connected to the convention host hotel, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. For more details on the restaurant, visit

Visit St. Augustine – Sunday, March 4
Just a short 40-mile drive and visitors to the nation’s oldest city will find an array of attractions from living-history museums like the Castillo de San Marcos to Gilded-Age hotels, unique shopping opportunities including the historic antiques district, St. George Street and outlet malls. The variety of restaurants, sidewalk cafes, bars, pubs, eateries, coffee shops and more provide a robust assortment of dining options. 

Transportation will depart from the hotel lobby at 9 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 4.

$50 per person (transportation only – no tours or food and beverage included)

Minimum of 23 people required or outing will be canceled. The deadline to sign up is February 15. To register for the visit to St. Augustine, contact Cheyenne Tyk at or 806-378-4320.

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Spa Specials for AQHA Members
During your stay, take some time to unwind at One Ocean Spa. The full-service ocean-front spa is offering a variety of services and packages at a special rate for AQHA members only.

Visit to preview the spa specials and packages. Contact Beverly Fox-Crismond at 904-853-2316 to book and receive a 10 percent discount.

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