Independence Day Parade

Begin the 4th of July with Jekyll Island Museum’s 4th annual Independence Day Parade. All are welcome to participate in this fun, free event through the National Historic Landmark District. Bring your bikes, golf carts, strollers, wagons, or pets (on their leashes, please) donned in festive costumes and patriotic decorations.

The procession will line up at 9 a.m., with the main event getting underway at 9:30 a.m.
Download parade route: 2019 Independence Day Parade map


Following the parade, prizes will be awarded. First, second, and third places  for each of these categories:

  • Most Patriotic Person
  • Most Patriotic Pet
  • Best Decorated Bicycle
  • Best Decorated Golf Cart

We’ll also award the most coveted, “Overall Best of Parade”

Spectators are encouraged too! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and cheer on the parade participants or join us at the Skeet House and Sans Souci lawn for patriotic fun while you await the procession. We can’t wait to see you there!

Phone: 912.635.4036

Hours: Thursday, July 4, 2019 | Line up: 9 a.m.; parade: 9:30 a.m.

Cost: Participation is free, and everyone is welcome to join