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Upcoming Festivals & Events

Throughout Georgia’s Golden Isles, every season shines with activities and new experiences: art and antique shows, festivals, food and wine events, historic celebrations, performing arts, clinics, themed tours and races. Regardless of which month you choose to visit the Golden Isles, there will be an event or festival to add to your fun and enjoyment. Check out our signature annual events here.

To submit a tourism-related event for our calendar, please email events@goldenisles.com

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There are 48 events happening between June 28th and July 28th, 2017.

Tom Sweeney Exhibit

May 2nd to June 30th, 2017

Everyone is cordially invited to visit local award winning photographer Tom Sweeney’s exhibit at the Golden Isles Welcome Center on St. Simons Island. The show will run until June 30th and consists of many Golden Isles scenes and locations.

Jekyll Island Arts Association Gallery Exhibit

June 1st to 30th, 2017

The “Fifth Annual Albert Fendig – Hofwyl Broadfield Plein Air Affair” combined plein air painting with the history and culture of a two hundred year old rice plantation, and the remains of an agricultural society that ended with the Civil War.

Shirley Hunter Art Exhibit

June 9th to 29th, 2017

Ms. Shirley Hunter, a self-taught artist, will display her oil paintings at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library during the month of June. Her family life themed art often brings back fond memories and a smile to those who view it.

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Walking Tours

June 10th to July 22nd, 2017

Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation.

Summer Kid Show Series | Ice Age Collision Course

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June 27th to 29th, 2017

Georgia Theatre Company presents the 2017 Summer Kid Show Series! Every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July enjoy $1.50 admission, drinks and popcorn.

St. Simons Island Beach Week Celebration

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June 28th, 2017

With summer in full swing, Georgia beaches throughout the Golden Isles are popular destinations for visitors and residents.

Handmade for the Hungry at GVA

June 28th, 2017

Glynn Visual Arts supports our local food bank, America's Second Harvest, through our pottery program in which we offer classes for students to come in & make a bowl then donate it to the Handmade for the Hungry/Empty Bowl Project.

The Big Photo Show at Glynn Visual Arts

June 29th to July 24th, 2017

Join us for the opening reception of the Big Photo Show Thursday, June 29th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Awards Presentation at 6:15 PM). Refreshments will be served. Guests at the reception can vote for the “Peoples’ Choice”.

From Stew Pot to Medicine Chest at Fort Frederica

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June 29th, 2017

Join a park ranger at Fort Frederica to identify culinary and medicinal herbs that were grown in colonial kitchen gardens. The event takes place every Tuesday & Thursday in June at 2:00pm in the Herb Garden behind the Visitor Center.

Sea Turtle Sea Glass Art Class

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June 29th, 2017

For-Moi Designs is hosting the Sea Turtle Sea Glass Art Class June 29th from 2:00pm-4:30pm at Moondoggy's Pizza and Pub meeting room in Brunswick. Create your very own sea glass wall art choosing from different shapes and colors. The event is $45 per person and all supplies are included.

50s Sock Hop

June 29th, 2017

Join us at Bennies Red Barn for a Sock Hop to benefit The Farm at Oatland North. There will be a hamburger bar, summer sangrias, and ice cream floats. Dress your best for the costume and dance contest! Music by Tony Adams & Friends. $25 donation at the door.

Friday Fun Day at the Lighthouse

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June 30th, 2017

Join us every Friday in June for summer fun at the Lighthouse! There will be crafts, games and activities designed for family fun. Come see and touch history by climbing 129 steps to the top of the lighthouse and explore the interactive galleries in the Lighthouse Museum.

St. Simons Island 4th of July Fireworks Display

St. Simons Island 4th of July Sunshine Festival

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July 1st to 4th, 2017

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 Saturday, July 2nd and runs through Monday, July 4th.

Annual 4th Of July Sunshine Art Festival

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July 1st to 4th, 2017

Annual 4th of July Sunshine Festival Art & Craft Show Postell Market/Postell Park Pier Village, St. Simons Island.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm both on Saturday and Sunday

Showcasing all of your favorite local and regional artists!

Pirates of the Caribbean at Summer Waves

July 1st, 2017

Grab an inner tube and watch your favorite water-themed movies from the wave pool.

June 1: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Paint and Sip at Tortuga Jacks

July 2nd, 2017

Instruction by the charming and hilarious Clint Hobby this Sunday. Open to the public and fun for all ages! $25 for all the materials and the class. See you there!

Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River: Young Americans

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July 2nd, 2017

Come on out to the Rhythm on the River event from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park: Bay & Gloucester Streets. This week's event features: Young Americans

Bring the kids, chairs or blanket, a picnic, and your favorite beverage.
Admission: FREE!

Little Light Music

A Little Light Music Concert featuring Still Cruzin'

July 2nd, 2017

A Little Light Music Concert Series Featuring: Still Cruzin'

Independence Day Concert | The Accidentals

July 3rd, 2017

Taking the stage again this year for our early Independence Day concert is The Accidentals! The Accidentals are the University of Georgia's only all-male a cappella group.

Jekyll Island 4th of July Celebrations

Jekyll Island 4th of July Celebrations

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July 4th, 2017

Jekyll Island will host a full day of family-friendly events to celebrate Independence Day. Events begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, with an old-fashioned parade and finish that evening with a spectacular, oceanfront fireworks show.

Planned events include:

Summer Kid Show Series | Secret Life of Pets

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July 4th to 6th, 2017

Georgia Theatre Company presents the 2017 Summer Kid Show Series! Every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July enjoy $1.50 admission, drinks and popcorn.

Jekyll Island 4th of July Cookout

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July 4th, 2017

You’re invited to the hottest celebration of the summer at the Jekyll Island Club Resort! Enjoy an All-American cookout at the Morgan Center before grabbing a spot on the beach to watch the annual fireworks display. It’s going to be positively patriotic!

An Old-Fashioned 4th of July

July 4th, 2017

Brunswick’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration takes place in Mary Ross Waterfront Park in Downtown Brunswick starting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4th.

Literary Guild Film Series: Loving

July 5th, 2017

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series presents Loving, USA, 2016, directed by Jeff Nichols. In 1958 in Virginia the idea of interracial marriage was not only considered to be immoral to many, it was also illegal. Richard and Mildred fall in love, get married and are arrested.

Georgia Sea Turtle Lecture

July 6th, 2017

Get to know coastal Georgia’s most mysterious seasonal visitors and learn about a species that’s been on our planet since the time of the dinosaurs.

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

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July 7th, 2017

Kick off the first weekend of the month on Newcastle Street from 5 - 8pm at First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick.

Southern Grown Farmers Market

Southern Grown Farmers Market

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This listing is Family Friendly
July 8th, 2017

Enjoy live music as you visit local artists, shop for Southern products, fresh baked goods, and produce.

Commemorative Presentation at Bloody Marsh

July 8th, 2017

Site Manager Steve Theus is pleased to announce the commemoration of the 275th anniversary of the Battles of Gully Hole Creek and Bloody Marsh on Saturday, July 8th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Bloody Marsh unit of Fort Frederica National Monument.

Full Moon Porching Social

Full Moon Porching Social

July 8th, 2017

Celebrate the full moon rising over Jekyll Island with the best moon watching ingredients…cocktails, comfy chairs and great company.

Moonrise Party at ECHO

Moonrise Party at ECHO

July 8th to 10th, 2017

Make plans to appreciate Mother Nature's beauty with drink and dining specials at ECHO - St. Simons' only oceanfront restaurant. Each month, we will showcase a variety of local farmers and purveyors for three evenings, while the moon rises over the horizon and glistens on the ocean.

Summer Comedy Tour

July 8th, 2017

After bringing sold-out Comedy Tours to Ziggy's for the past three summers, New Orleans-based comedian and St. Simons native Matt Owens returns with New York City comedians, Paul Hooper and Amanda Hurley, to St. Simons Island for a one-night-only show.

Summer Kid Show Series | Sing

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July 11th to 13th, 2017

Georgia Theatre Company presents the 2017 Summer Kid Show Series! Every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July enjoy $1.50 admission, drinks and popcorn.

Coffee with the Author Chris Martin

July 11th, 2017

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island "Coffee with the Author" series presents Chris Martin and This Gladdening Light: An Ecology of Fatherhood and Faith.

Sip and Craft Jewelry Class

July 13th, 2017

For-Moi Designs is hosting the Art and Sip jewelry class July 13th from 7:00pm-8:30pm at Moondoggy's Pizza and Pub meeting room in Brunswick. Create your very own sea glass necklace and earring set choosing from different shapes and colors.

Summer Classic Film Festival

July 14th to 16th, 2017

Summer Classic Movies at the Ritz is transforming into the Summer Classic Film Festival, a full weekend of classic films that will feature the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock and his favorite leading lady, Grace Kelly.

Lecture and Book Signing at Fort Frederica

July 15th, 2017

Fort Frederica National Monument is pleased to announce a lecture and book signing by local author and portrayer of James Edward Oglethorpe, Mr. Scott Hodges. The program will take place in the visitor center of Fort Frederica National Monument on Saturday, July 15th at 11:00 am.

Lunch & Learn Birds of Prey

July 15th, 2017

Join us for an engaging lunch lecture with live birds of prey as their handlers teach us all about where they live and how they hunt. You will leave with a great appreciation for these amazing animals. Tickers are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Lunch will be provided.

Summer Kid Show Series | Storks

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July 18th to 20th, 2017

Georgia Theatre Company presents the 2017 Summer Kid Show Series! Every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July enjoy $1.50 admission, drinks and popcorn.

Coffee with the Author Russ Franklin

July 18th, 2017

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's “Coffee with the Author” series presents Russ Franklin and Cosmic Hotel. Russ Franklin has degrees in math, physics and literature and currently teaches writing at Florida State in Tallahassee.

Handmade for the Hungry at GVA

July 19th, 2017

Glynn Visual Arts supports our local food bank, America's Second Harvest, through our pottery program in which we offer classes for students to come in & make a bowl then donate it to the Handmade for the Hungry/Empty Bowl Project.

Sip and Craft Sea Glass Art

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July 20th, 2017

For-Moi Designs is hosting the Sea Turtle Sea Glass Art Class July 20th from 2:00pm-4:30pm at Moondoggy's Pizza and Pub meeting room in Brunswick. Create your very own sea glass wall art choosing from different shapes and colors. The event is $45 per person and all supplies are included.

Sounds by the Sea Featuring Pier Pressure

Sounds by the Sea Featuring Jaime Renee & The Walkers

July 23rd, 2017

Music is in the air and by the sea as Golden Isles Arts & Humanities gets ready for a great summertime concert series – Sounds by the Sea. A variety of musical offerings will fill Neptune Park from May – September showcasing the best local and regional musicians.

Summer Kid Show Series | Kubo and the Two Strings

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July 25th to 27th, 2017

Georgia Theatre Company presents the 2017 Summer Kid Show Series! Every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July enjoy $1.50 admission, drinks and popcorn.

Summer Movie Series | Rock Dog

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July 26th, 2017

The Glynn County Parks Department invites you to watch your favorite family movies on the big screen during its Summer Movie Series. Movies are shown at 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00 p.m. on select Wednesdays. Admission is $1 per person per showing.

Handmade for the Hungry at GVA

July 26th, 2017

Glynn Visual Arts supports our local food bank, America's Second Harvest, through our pottery program in which we offer classes for students to come in & make a bowl then donate it to the Handmade for the Hungry/Empty Bowl Project.

Literary Guild Film Series: Hologram for a King

July 26th, 2017

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series presents Hologram for a King, USA, 2016, directed by Tom Tykwer. Teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, U.S. businessman Alan Clay (Tom Hanks) tries to reverse his fortunes by landing a lucrative contract in Saudi Arabia.

Literary Guild Film Series: Living is Easy

July 26th, 2017

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series presents Living is Easy, Spain, 2014, directed by David Trueba.

Grown Up Summer Camp

Grown Up Summer Camp

July 28th to 30th, 2017

Numerous outdoor adventures: kayaking, horseback riding on the beach, fishing, bike tour, zip lining, paddleboard. Full service gym available. Join loggerhead turtle hatchling watch. Enjoy a sunset cruise on a working shrimp boat. Beginners to seasoned participants encouraged!