Food

The Shrimp & Grits Festival is rooted in this southern staple, and the belief that good food brings us all together. Throughout the weekend, you’ll find a plethora of chefs and cooks sharing their favorite recipe for shrimp & grits. Let local food trucks tempt you with their unique, and varied taste treats. New this year, visit Georgia Grown Alley, and indulge of some of the very best Georgia has to offer. And don’t forget to grab something from the Handmade Provisions, so you can take the taste of the Shrimp & Grits Festival home with you.


Riverfront Lawn Shrimp & Grits

Jekyll Island is now accepting applications for shrimp & grits vendors for the 2018 Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival. Applications are due by Friday, June 22, and all entrants will be notified of their acceptance/denial no later than Friday, July 13.

Download PDF: Vendor Application


Main Lawn Food Trucks & Stands

Humankind cannot subsist on shrimp & grits alone. Jekyll Island is now seeking food court vendors to complement the shrimp & grits sellers at the 2018 Festival. Applications are due by Friday, June 22, and all entrants will be notified of their acceptance/denial no later than Friday, July 13.

Online Application


Handmade Provisions

Festival-goers love a wide variety of handmade, packaged goods to take home, so Jekyll Island is on the look-out for top-notch handmade provisions. Applications are due by Friday, June 22, and all entrants will be notified of their acceptance/denial no later than Friday, July 13.

Online Application