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St. Simons Island 4th of July Sunshine Festival

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Friday 4th to Sunday 6th, July 2014

The Annual St. Simons Island Sunshine Festival held in the Pier Village on St. Simons has been an island tradition for over 60 years. The family fun starts this year on Friday, July 4th and runs through Sunday, July 6th. Festival Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Fireworks

The fireworks display begins at 9:00pm. on the evening of the July 4th. So bring your chair and meet your friends in oceanfront Neptune Park and sit back and watch the show.

Sunshine Arts & Crafts Show

This Sunshine Festival features an Arts & Crafts Show that highlights some of the region's best artists and crafters whose wares include painting, pottery, jewelry, woodcraft, photography, garden art and more! Click here to register for this 2014 event.

Sunshine Festival 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Bring the family and participate together in a 1 mile fun run and 5K race on Friday, July 4th. The 1 mile fun run begins at 7:30am, and the 5k race starts at 8:00am. Start/Finish/Registration for both races will be at Mallery Park on St. Simons Island. (Mallery Park is just north of Kings Way on Mallery Street). Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up: 6:00am - 7:15am, Mallery Park, St. Simons Island. Click here to view more race details and to register.

Event Sponsors

The Sunshine Festival is sponsored by the Pier Village Association and proceeds from the festival are used for the betterment of the Pier Village and its parks. Some of the projects partially funded by PVA include public restroom facilities, grilling stations in the Neptune Park, extended street lighting on Beachview Drive, and landscaping of the parkways.

Complete Schedule

Please see the complete schedule for this year's events below:

July 4

7:30 AM: GITC Fun Run
8:00 AM: GITC 5k
10 AM – 5 PM: Arts and Crafts Show
2:00 -- 2:30PM: Golf Cart Parade
3:00 -- 4:30PM: Magic Idol
5:00 PM: Live music by Mojo Bone (Blues music)
7:00 PM: Live music by Spike at the Beach
8:45 PM: Fireworks
9:15 – 10:30 PM: Live music by Spike at the Beach

July 5

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Arts and Crafts Show
7:30 PM: Games for Children
8:45 PM: Family Movie

July 6

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Arts and Crafts Show
7:00 PM: A Little Light Music at the Lighthouse

Address:

532 Beachview Drive, Pier Village,
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
United States
Phone: 
912-230-1042
E-mail: 

4th of July Celebrations

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July

There are many events throughout Georgia's Golden Isles during the 4th of July holiday weekend.  This annual event listing will provide a brief overview of the many 4th of July celebrations scheduled but, for a more detailed listing of events please click here for our Event Calendar.

Event Venue: 

Postell Park

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Address:

532 Beachview Drive,
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
United States

Postell Park, located in Pier Village on St. Simons Island, is a tranquil landscaped entrance to the St. Simons Casino Building. The Casino building is home to the St.