The Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival is free and open to the public, but once at the Festival, there are a few select, special experiences to enjoy. From Craft Brew Fest to the VIP Lounge, get your tickets now. They’ll sell-out soon!

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. Tickets are available for individual days, Friday-Saturday-Sunday.

Advance ticket sales have ended.

Tickets will be sold on-site at the Festival at the VIP Lounge but will exclude daily island entrance and VIP parking. No refunds or exchanges. Pets are not permitted, with the exception of service animals.

Craft Brew Fest

Presented by Southern Eagle Distributing

This festival within the festival is a celebration of barley and hops. Offering a wide assortment of breweries, Craft Brew Fest is sure to please a variety of beer enthusiasts.

Craft Brew Fest will remain at its waterfront location allowing for more breweries, live music, yard games, and more!

Advance ticket sales have ended.

Tickets will be sold on-site at the Craft Brew Fest entrance at a cost of $35 per person. You must be 21+ to purchase tickets and attend. No pets, except service animals, or children are permitted.

Shrimp & Grits Dolphin Tours

September 20-22

Join a fully narrated 90-minute dolphin and sightseeing tour from the Jekyll Wharf, steps for the Festival, as you travel the scenic waterways of beautiful Jekyll Island to observe the magnificent bottlenose dolphins feeding, playing, or simply cruising about in their natural habitat while you learn about their social behavior, feeding habits, and much more.

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