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.


Riverfront Lawn Shrimp & Grits

Grab a seat on the Riverfront Lawn to enjoy the best shrimp & grits from local restaurants.

Shrimp & Grits Vendors

Eagle Creek Brewing Company
Halyards Restaurant Group
Wee Pub Beach
Zachry’s Riverhouse
Beach House Jekyll
Jekyll Island Club Resort

Friday Sample Night

Enjoy half price, half size samples of shrimp and grits dishes from 5-8:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20. Then, cast your vote for your favorite dish. Proceeds from People’s Choice voting benefit the Jekyll Island Rotary Club.


Main Lawn Food Trucks & Stands

Humankind cannot subsist on shrimp & grits alone.

Food Court Vendors

All Fired Up
Ben & Jerry’s
Famous Funnel Cakes
Fuse Frozen Yogurt
Guanabana Truck
Hole in the Wall Catering
Josie’s Latin Fusion
SnoBar Southeast
Son of a Butcher Food Truck
Stewarts All American Dogs
Sweet Georgia Sips (located next to Skeet House Stage)
Tallie’s Tasty Kettle Corn
Wilma’s Place
Big Boy Cookies
Chazitos Latin Cuisine