VIP & Lounge Experiences

When it comes to throwing parties, Jekyll Island rolls out the red carpet for all our guests. But, if you’re looking for something extra special during Shrimp & Grits, secure your spot in our expanded VIP Pavilion or one of new Lounge Experiences. Space in each lounge is limited, so get your tickets today!

Tickets for all lounges are available for individual days, Friday-Saturday-Sunday, or as a 3-day weekend pass. Cost includes 6% sales tax. No refunds or exchanges on tickets. Online sales ended, but pending availability, lounge access can be purchased on-site at the Festival Gifts Tent.  No pets – except service animals – are permitted.


VIP Lounge

Presented by Atlanta Magazine

Enjoy The Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival like a true VIP. This exclusive festival retreat features an ideal location at Indian Mound Cottage on the main lawn, with an elevated tent, open bar, and catering throughout the weekend.

As a Shrimp & Grits Festival VIP you’ll receive:

  • Daily entrance onto the island
  • Exclusive, on-site Festival parking, just a short stroll to the VIP tent
  • Elegant private tent, with elevated floor and ample fans to stay dry and cool in cast of weather, providing prime view of the Main Stage
  • Unlimited beer & wine and non-alcoholic beverages, provided by Southern Eagle Distributing & Coca-Cola
  • Daily catered meals and snacks by the area’s finest events company, Straton Hall Events
  • Phone-charging station
  • Private, air-conditioned bathroom
  • VIP access to the Rockefeller’s winter home, Indian Mound Cottage
  • VIP lanyard and wrist band

Tickets

  • Friday, Sept. 16 or Sunday, Sept. 18: $75 + tax ($79.50 total)
  • Saturday, Sept. 17: $150 + tax ($159 total)
  • 3-Day Weekend, Sept. 16-18: $275 + tax ($291.50 total) SOLD OUT

Online ticket sales have ended. Pending availability, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday VIP Lounge access can be purchased on-site at the Festival Gifts Tent.


DuBignon Lounge

Presented by Ocean Oaks

New to this year’s Shrimp & Grits Festival, the DuBignon Lounge offers prime real estate – right in the heart of the festival – to cool off, grab a drink, and relax.  Built in 1884, DuBignon Cottage will serve as your own private get-away within the Festival.

Within the DuBignon Lounge you’ll receive:

  • Daily entrance onto the island
  • Exclusive, on-site Festival parking, just a short stroll to the DuBignon Lounge tent
  • Elegant private tent located in the heart of the festival
  • Drink tickets (four per day) plus unlimited Coca-Cola products
  • Private, air-conditioned bathroom
  • Private, daily tour and use of porch at DuBignon Cottage

Tickets

  • Friday, Sept. 16 or Sunday, Sept. 18: $30 + tax ($31.80 total)  FRIDAY SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, Sept. 17: $60 + tax ($63.60 total) SOLD OUT
  • 3-Day Weekend, Sept. 16-18: $110 + tax ($116.50 total) SOLD OUT

Online ticket sales have ended. Pending availability, Sunday DuBignon Lounge access can be purchased on-site at the Festival Gifts Tent.


Riverfront Lawn Lounge

Presented by Brunswick News Publishing

Another new addition to the Festival this year, the Riverfront Lawn Lounge will not disappoint. Adjacent to the Jekyll River, this Lounge offers spectacular views of the river, marsh, and Riverfront Lawn stage. Best of all, the restaurants selling shrimp & grits will be mere steps from the lounge.

At the Riverfront Lawn Lounge you’ll receive:

  • Daily entrance onto the island
  • Exclusive, on-site Festival parking, just a short stroll to the Riverfront Lounge tent
  • Elegant private tent with elevated floor and ample fans to stay dry and cool in case of weather
  • Drink tickets (four per day) plus unlimited Coca-Cola products
  • Private bathroom
  • Lawn games for kids of all ages

Tickets

  • Friday, Sept. 16 or Sunday, Sept. 18: $30 + tax ($31.80 total)
  • Saturday, Sept. 17: $60 + tax ($63.60 total)
  • 3-Day Weekend, Sept. 16-18: $110 + tax ($116.50 total) SOLD OUT

Online ticket sales have ended. Pending availability, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday Riverfront Lawn Lounge access can be purchased on-site at the Festival Gifts Tent.


Reminder, tickets to each lounge are limited, so don’t miss out on your upgraded Shrimp & Grits Festival experience. Secure your spot today!