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 providing a prime view of the Main Stage on the main lawn.

As a Shrimp & Grits Festival VIP, you’ll receive:

  • Daily entrance onto the island
  • Exclusive, on-site Festival parking, just a short stroll to the VIP Lounge
  • Elegant private tent, with elevated floor and ample fans to stay dry and cool in case of weather
  • Unlimited beer & wine and non-alcoholic beverages, provided by Southern Eagle Distributing & Coca-Cola, plus exclusive access to a specialty drink by Ghost Coast Distillery
  • Daily catered meals and snacks by the area’s finest events company, Straton Hall Events
  • Phone-charging station
  • Private, air-conditioned bathroom
  • VIP access to Mistletoe Cottage in the National Historic Landmark District
  • Chance to meet professional chefs from cooking competition (Saturday only)
  • Shrimp & Grits Festival poster
  • Daily raffle opportunity for additional Festival merchandise
  • VIP lanyard & wrist band

Ticket Prices

  • Friday & Sunday tickets: $75 + $5.25 state & local taxes = $80.25 each
  • Saturday tickets: $150 + $10.50 state & local taxes = $160.50 each


Advance ticket sales ended Friday, August 31. 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. No pets – except service animals – are permitted.