Using an historic building for your special occasion offers a unique backdrop that cannot be matched. Whether it is for a simple meeting, an office retreat, a wedding reception, or a reunion, there are a variety of facilities available for you and your guests to enjoy. We are available to answer any questions that may arise during the planning process. For more information about historic property rentals, please call Clint Joiner at 912.635.4403.
Several island hotel venues offer onsite, oceanfront pavilions, which are ideal for affordable beach weddings on Jekyll Island. Georgia Beachfront Wedding Packages are available through these Jekyll Island hotel partners: Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Resort, Beachview Club, Villas by the Sea, and the Jekyll Island Club Hotel. All of these hotels offer oceanfront venues and eliminate the need to fret about timing and tides on your special day.
From the live oaks draped in Spanish moss to the dazzling seaside sunsets and Wedding Gazebo and Ben Porter Salon, Jekyll Island is the ideal place to say “I Do.”
Every year, hundreds of couples choose Jekyll Island as the backdrop for their Big Day. With an endless array of beauty and storybook-style features, it’s easy to understand why so many weddings are held on Jekyll. Learn more »
Tie the knot on our sandy shores! Weddings on Jekyll Island beaches are on a first come, first served basis. All you need is your marriage license, an officiate, a witness, and a tide chart to seal your perfect day.
Have you always dreamed of saying “I Do” with your toes in the sand? How about dancing the night away with the ocean as your backdrop? Then Jekyll Island’s Holiday Inn Resort is the perfect location for your dream beach wedding and reception.
Outdoor reception locations include the Oceanview Lawn and the Oceanfront Pavilion. Inside reception locations include the Quarter Deck and the Ocean Conference Center. Oceanside Inn & Suites can accommodate ceremonies, receptions, elopements, vow renewals, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and bridal luncheons from small and intimate, to up to 350 guests.
Our wedding specialist will thoroughly plan the day of your dreams and attend to every detail of your event so you can relax and enjoy your special day. Select from our Holiday Inn Resort Wedding Packages or allow us to customize your wedding with everything from your ceremony and reception to the photographer and florist.
Reception Site Information:
• Oceanview Lawn – sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean; can accommodate up to 350 guests
• Oceanfront Pavilion – a 1,600 square-foot, open-air Pavilion with great ocean breezes; can accommodate up to 125 guests
• Quarter Deck – 1,790 square-foot ballroom; can accommodate up to 125 guests
• Ocean Conference Center – 4,390 square-foot ballroom, with 180 degree views of the Atlantic Ocean; can accommodate up to 350 guests
Great Dunes Pavilion
Great Dunes beach-deck pavilion is the perfect location for an oceanfront wedding ceremony and reception. Imagine ocean breezes and the sweet salty air, in a covered setting, to create the wedding of your dreams. Read the policies and rental information for the beach-deck pavilion. Call 912.635.6404 to check availability.
With the Beachview Club, wedding receptions are held by the ocean in an elegant tent ready for the sounds of celebration. For 50 to 500 guests, our reception site is ready to make your dream wedding come true. Learn more »
With its landscaped, formal sunken garden, original fountains and upper terrace, Crane Cottage is the perfect outdoor space for wedding ceremonies of up to 250 people. Additionally, Crane Cottage is complete with a fountain courtyard with arcaded loggia, which can seat up to 130 guests. Crane Cottage is conveniently located, with Faith Chapel across the lane and Cherokee Cottage located next door. Learn more »
Cherokee Cottage, which is slightly smaller than Crane Cottage, has 10 charming, intimate rooms and suites, as well as a great room which is delightful for smaller gatherings of up to 40 people. There is also a terrace and lawn available for your event. Learn more »
The Club Ballroom opens through four sets of double doors onto the veranda overlooking the Annex Courtyard. Frequently, a bride situates the hors d’ oeuvres and cocktail bar on the veranda, and guests enjoy the opportunity to socialize inside and outside of the venue. The Ballroom accommodates up to 200 people for standing receptions and 130 for seated events. Learn more »
Located on the Historic Wharf in the Jekyll Island Historic Landmark District, Latitude 31 is a truly unique and charming option for wedding and group functions. Our catering menu, friendly staff and picturesque setting provide the perfect spot for rehearsal dinners or receptions. We offer set-up and catering menus, which range from island casual to formal sit-down meals. Your evening event will be complimented by stunning sunsets over the Jekyll River and the Marshes of Glynn. Affordable and memorable, we will create a custom menu just for you and deliver worry-free service. Nature provides the setting, we provide the service and you reap the rewards of a wonderful experience and long-lasting memories. Watch the video and learn more »
South Dunes Picnic Area
Overlooking beautiful sand dunes and rolling waves, this picnic area can be reserved for your casual dining event. Cookouts and low country boils are popular meals in this outdoor setting. This beachscape on Jekyll Island offers two covered pavilions, an uncovered table, a serving gazebo, and easy beach access. Both pavilions and the table can accommodate up to 75 people. For more information and availability, please call 912.635.6404.
Rooftop Garden Room
Located above Jekyll Island’s Golf Clubhouse and overlooking three golf courses, the Jekyll Island Rooftop Garden Room is a glass-enclosed venue great for buffet dinners and receptions for 120 guests or less. For rental and catering information, please contact Mindy Murray at 912.635.4103.
A spacious open-air structure, the Jekyll Island Club Hotel’s Beach Pavilion can accommodate up to 60 guests for dinner and 150 guests for a seaside reception. The beauty of the sea and the sound of the surf provide an exceptional setting for non-traditional, outdoor wedding events or rehearsal dinners. Learn more »
Villas by the Sea Resort & Conference Center provides a beautiful and sophisticated experience for both beach-casual and formal affairs. Located near the unspoiled natural beauty on the north end of Jekyll Island, Villas by the Sea provides a truly private and tranquil island experience. Our award-winning caterers will gladly arrange your wedding ceremony location, and reception. Learn more »
Originally constructed in 1929 as an indoor tennis court for guests of the Jekyll Island Club, the Morgan Center was recently renovated and modernized to fit group events. The ground level boasts 4,900 square-feet of flexible space, with a second story mezzanine offering an additional 1,600 square-feet of space. The Morgan Center also features a foyer, outdoor terrace and state-of-the-art catering kitchen. The space can accommodate seated meetings of 150 to 250 guests, and up to 350 guests for banquets and weddings. Learn more »