July 4th on Jekyll Island

Celebrate the 4th of July holiday on Jekyll Island. Bring your friends and family for a day or the weekend and participate in Jekyll Island’s patriotic fun.

Movie on the Green

Sunday, July 3, 2016
8:80 p.m.
Bring your blanket & chairs and join us oceanside for the timeless movie, Grease. Sing and dance along to this beloved flick on the Village Green in Beach Village. Grab your spot early – the movie will begin at 8:30 p.m.

Independence Day Parade

Monday, July 4, 2016
9 a.m.
Celebrate America’s birthday with an old-fashioned patriotic parade through the Historic District. Local residents and island guests are invited to decorate their bikes, golf carts, strollers, pets, and themselves and join in the fun. Prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the parade.

Get more information on the parade.

Longest Drive Challenge

Monday, July 4, 2016
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Participate in Longest Drive Challenge held at the Jekyll Island Golf Club. Participants will compete for the longest drive from the tee-box. The winner of each division (under-50 or over-50) will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Jekyll Island Golf Pro Shop.


Monday, July 4, 2016
After sunset, around 9 p.m.

Witness the most spectacular fireworks in the Golden Isles. Arrive early to get your spot in the sand. Fireworks are best viewed from the beach between the Holiday Inn Resort and south to the Days Inn on the island’s oceanfront side. Fireworks will begin around 9 p.m. when the sky offers the best background for this incredible pyrotechnic display.

Weekend Specials

July 1-4, 2016
Celebrate the 4th of July holiday all weekend long with these special deals on Jekyll Island.

Biking: The best way to explore Jekyll Island is on two wheels. Stop by the Bike Barn to receive $1 off your bike rental.

Georgia Sea Turtle Center: Enjoy 10% off admission and in the gift shop at Georgia’s only rehab, research, and educational facility for sea turtles and coastal wildlife.

Life is Good: Do your holiday plans include a little retail therapy? Get 15% off your purchase at Life is Good located in Beach Village.

McCormick’s Grill: Active-duty and veteran military enjoy 15% off lunch at this local favorite – McCormick’s Grill. Saturday, July 2-Monday, July 4, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Summer Waves Water Park: Stay cool this holiday weekend with 10% off admission for active-duty and veteran military. All visitors to Summer Waves will receive 10% off merchandise at the Surf Shop, located inside the park.

Date: July 1-4, 2016

Location: Jekyll Island