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Something for Everyone All Year

Always A Reason

TO CELEBRATE

Jekyll Island has reasons for you to visit all year long; annual festivals, concerts, and family-oriented holiday events dot the calendar! Don’t miss a reason to celebrate on Jekyll Island.

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 Art & Antiques Festival

March 13, 14 & 15 | Goodyear Cottage

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Turtle Crawl Triathlon & Nest Fest

May 16 | Great Dunes Park

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Easter Egg Stroll

April 4 | Historic District

Red White and Boom

4th of July on Jekyll Island

July 3-5 | Jekyll Island Convention Center

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Holidays In History

The Wildside Lecture Series

March 25 | Jekyll Island Convention Center

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U.S. Kids Golf

March 21-22 | Jekyll Island Golf Club

The Georgia-Florida Golf Classic

October 28-30 | Jekyll Island Golf Club

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Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival

September 18-20 | Historic District

Christmas Tree Lighting Festival

Jun
1
Mon
Amazing Spaces @ Jekyll Island Museum
Jun 1 – Jul 31 all-day

Amazing Spaces provides daily opportunities for families to discover the architectural wonders of Jekyll Island’s 240-acre National Historic Landmark District.  A trolley ride of exploration will venture throughout the gilded age cottage colony to learn about gingerbread, columns, carvings, turrets, gargoyles, stained glass masterpieces, and their imaginative creators.

The 45-minute program is available daily from June 1-July 31, 2015, at 10 am and 4 pm.

The program is $10 for adults, $5 for children 7-15, and free under 6.

Jul
3
Fri
4th of July on Jekyll Island @ Jekyll Island
Jul 3 – Jul 5 all-day

All Weekend

  • Bike Rental
    • July 3rd, 4th & 5th
    • Uncle Sam Discount
      • Wear an Uncle Sam hat/costume and receive a $1.00 discount off a daily bike rental

Friday, July 3rd

  • The Longest Star Spangle Drive Contest
    • Friday, July 3rd, 9-10 am
    • Jekyll Island Golf Course
    • Prizes will be awarded

Saturday, July 4th

  • 4th of July Parade
    • Bring your decorated bikes, golf carts and pets for a parade through the Jekyll Island Historic District.  Meet at 9am in the Jekyll Island Museum parking lot.  Scute the Georgia Sea Turtle Center Mascot will lead the parade!  The parade ends at the Morgan Center parking lot.  Judging, prizes, and more will be at the Skeet House in the Historic District
  • Summer Waves Prizes
    • First 100 people at Summer Waves will receive a patriotic hand-fan
  • Enjoy Live Radio remotes throughout the day
    • Locations: Great Dunes Park & Beach Village
  • Fireworks
    • Great Dunes Park, 9 pm
Jul
11
Sat
Playful Past @ Jekyll Island Museum
Jul 11 all-day

“Playful Past,” available on select Saturdays this summer, provides multiple opportunities to discover an array of amusements enjoyed by different cultures from Jekyll Island’s eventful past.  Participants will explore the history of play through a variety of games and activities ranging from the colonial era to the club era.

These 60-minute programs are available Saturdays, June 20-27 & July 11-25, 2015, at 10 am and 2 pm.

Admission for all participants is $5 per person.  Space is limited and the themes for these interactive, hands-on programs vary by day and time, so please call ahead for reservations and details.

 

Programs depart from the Jekyll Island Museum on Stable Road, 912-635-4036.

Jul
12
Sun
Yoga on the Green @ Jekyll Island Beach Village
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Find a sense of peace and well-bring during yoga session with Lindsey Adkinson.  Located on the Village Green.  Participants are encouraged to bring water, towel, and a yoga mat.

Movie on the Green @ Jekyll Island Beach Village
Jul 12 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Bring a blanket and enjoy “Hook” on the big screen!

Jul
18
Sat
Playful Past @ Jekyll Island Museum
Jul 18 all-day

“Playful Past,” available on select Saturdays this summer, provides multiple opportunities to discover an array of amusements enjoyed by different cultures from Jekyll Island’s eventful past.  Participants will explore the history of play through a variety of games and activities ranging from the colonial era to the club era.

These 60-minute programs are available Saturdays, June 20-27 & July 11-25, 2015, at 10 am and 2 pm.

Admission for all participants is $5 per person.  Space is limited and the themes for these interactive, hands-on programs vary by day and time, so please call ahead for reservations and details.

 

Programs depart from the Jekyll Island Museum on Stable Road, 912-635-4036.

Jul
19
Sun
Yoga on the Green @ Jekyll Island Beach Village
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Find a sense of peace and well-bring during yoga session with Lindsey Adkinson.  Located on the Village Green.  Participants are encouraged to bring water, towel, and a yoga mat.

Music on the Green @ Jekyll Island Beach Village
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Live Music with Chris Rider and Josh Kirkland

Jul
25
Sat
Playful Past @ Jekyll Island Museum
Jul 25 all-day

“Playful Past,” available on select Saturdays this summer, provides multiple opportunities to discover an array of amusements enjoyed by different cultures from Jekyll Island’s eventful past.  Participants will explore the history of play through a variety of games and activities ranging from the colonial era to the club era.

These 60-minute programs are available Saturdays, June 20-27 & July 11-25, 2015, at 10 am and 2 pm.

Admission for all participants is $5 per person.  Space is limited and the themes for these interactive, hands-on programs vary by day and time, so please call ahead for reservations and details.

 

Programs depart from the Jekyll Island Museum on Stable Road, 912-635-4036.

Aug
2
Sun
Yoga on the Green @ Jekyll Island Beach Village
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Find a sense of peace and well-bring during yoga session with Lindsey Adkinson.  Located on the Village Green.  Participants are encouraged to bring water, towel, and a yoga mat.