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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.

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E.g., 04/18/2015
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There are 32 events happening between April 18th and May 18th, 2015.

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

March 13th to April 18th, 2015

Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s most haunted rice plantation. Friday and Saturday nights during the months of March and April Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site.

Fine Arts and Flowers Exhibit

Fine Arts and Flowers Exhibit

April 1st to 30th, 2015

Museums across the country have been exciting art lovers with “Art in Bloom" for over 30 years. This is the collaboration of timeless art and fresh flowers. Floral Designers, professional and non-professional, inspired by a piece of artwork, recreate the design in fresh flowers.

Recycled Art Show

Recycled Art Show

April 3rd to 25th, 2015

RE/UP-Cycled Art April 3 – 25

The 39 Steps

Brunswick Actors Theatre Presents The 39 Steps

April 4th to 26th, 2015

The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow, John Buchan: April 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 2015

WINNER! 2007 LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARD - Best New Comedy

Movies at the Casino

Movies at the Casino

April 15th to July 29th, 2015

The Literary Guild of St. Simons presents a series of foreign and independent films starting at 7:00pm on the dates listed below. They are free and open to all, although a $3.00 donation is suggested to offset film and theatre rental fees.

Reelin' in a Cure

Reelin' in a Cure Tripletail Tournament & Band Party

April 18th, 2015

The fifth annual Reelin’ in a Cure Tripletail Fishing Tournament and Band Party to benefit the American Cancer Society will take place on Saturday, April 18th at Morningstar Marina on St. Simons Island.

St. Simons Island Antique Show

St. Simons Island Antique Show

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April 18th to 19th, 2015

Antique dealers from all over the southeast, featuring a vast array of fine and fun merchandise, including furniture, collectibles, primitives, jewelry, silver, glassware, etc.

Cinema PJ at the Historic Ritz Theatre: Babe

Cinema PJ at the Historic Ritz Theatre: Babe

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April 18th, 2015

New for the 2014-15 season! Bring the family for a fun evening at the movie! Admission includes free popcorn, a craft project and a favorite film. Perfect for kids of all ages and wearing your pj’s is ok! Popcorn and craft begin at 6:30 pm; film screens at 7 pm.

Babe (1995)

Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Spring Recitals

Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Spring Recitals

April 19th, 2015

The Coastal Symphony of Georgia is pleased to offer two very special Violin and Piano Recitals featuring Maestro Luis Haza and Mr. Terry Readdick. “This will be a unique opportunity to enjoy a rich program of music in an intimate setting,” says Alice Barlow, event chairperson.

Yappy Hour at Palm Coast Coffee

Yappy Hour at Palm Coast Coffee

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April 23rd, 2015

Join the Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia for a Yappy Hour at Palm Coast on St. Simons Island to benefit the Al Holland Medical Fund at HSSCG.

4th Annual International Festival

The 4th Annual International Festival

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April 24th, 2015

The 4th Annual International Festival: One World, Many Faces

Celebrate the diverse cultures that call the Golden Isles home through art, music, food, cultural displays and activities for kids.

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

April 24th to 25th, 2015

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.

Green Scene Eco-Fair

Green Scene Eco-Fair

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April 25th, 2015

Come see local vendors showcasing eco-friendly products and activities. Learn more about local organizations helping to protect Georgia's coast.

9th Annual Tabby and Tillandsia Garden Walk

9th Annual Tabby and Tillandsia Garden Walk

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April 25th, 2015

Cassina's 9th Annual Tabby and Tillandsia Garden Walk celebrates the horticultural beauty of the St. Simons coastal area. It offers an opportunity for visitors to explore and enjoy a select and seldom seen group of six of the Islands most inspiring private gardens. Cassina Garden Club, Inc.

Ribbons, Rings and Roses: The Ladies of Oak Grove Tour

Ribbons, Rings and Roses: The Ladies of Oak Grove Tour

April 25th, 2015

Hear about the Temperance Movement in Georgia and what it was like to be in love during the Victorian Era on the Ribbons, Rings and Roses: Ladies of Oak Grove Tour.

Performance by Grand Piano Quartet

Performance by Grand Piano Quartet

April 26th, 2015

GS Productions presents CristoFouri, a grand piano quartet that plays everything from Broadway to the Beatles. This is no piano recital—CristoFouri features modern music in a performance that is fun and engaging.

Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River featuring Michael Hulett

April 26th, 2015

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: Michael Hulett

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

One and a Half Man Show Featuring Pilliard Dickle

One and a Half Man Show Featuring Pilliard Dickle

May 1st to 9th, 2015

Pilliard Dickle's One & a Half Man Show: Featuring Pilliard Dickle

Showtimes: Friday, May 1st at 8:00pm, Saturday, May 2nd at 8:00pm, Sunday, May 3rd at 3:00pm, Friday, May 8th at 8:00pm, and Saturday, May 9th at 8:00pm.

SocialArt 2.0

SocialArt 2.0

May 1st to 30th, 2015

#SocialArt2.0 May 1 - May 30

27th Annual Giant Golf Tournament

27th Annual Giant Golf Tournament

May 1st, 2015

This year marks the 27th year of the annual Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia Giant Golf Tournament. The tournament is the Club’s oldest fundraising event and one of the longest running golf tournaments in the Golden Isles.

First Friday Community Event

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

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May 1st, 2015

Visit the shops, galleries, and restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick. Enjoy live music from local musicians, art openings, and food and beverage samples from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.

The Bridge Builder's Cottage Tour

The Bridge Builder's Cottage Tour

May 2nd to 30th, 2015

Hollybourne is the only remaining cottage from the time of the Jekyll Island Club that remains to be fully restored. For this reason, the elegant tabby home built by Charles Stewart Maurice is typically not open to the public.

Beach Blanket Bar-B-Que

Beach Blanket Bar-B-Que

May 2nd, 2015

Southern Soul BBQ is teaming up with Pallookaville Fine Foods for A Beach Blanket BBQ & Beer Dinner

Cooking Channel Star, Jim Stacy, Throws Down with Southern Soul Barbeque and Wild Heaven for an Epic Beach Party

Frederica Academy Derby Day

Frederica Academy Derby Day

May 2nd, 2015

Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. for the fun and festive afternoon of spectacular horse race and hat viewing, exciting live and silent auctions, great Southern fare and fellowship. The running of the 141st Kentucky Derby will be simulcast on large screen televisions inside and outside at 6:15 p.m.

Little Light Music

A Little Light Music Concert featuring The Tams

May 3rd, 2015

A Little Light Music Concert Series Featuring: The Tams

Entertaining audiences for over 50 years with hits like "Be Young, Be Foolish and Be Happy"

Buddy Sullivan Presents A Georgia Tidewater Companion

Buddy Sullivan Presents A Georgia Tidewater Companion

May 7th, 2015

Buddy Sullivan will present his new book, A Georgia Tidewater Companion: Essays, Papers and Some Personal Observations on 30 Years of Research in Coastal Georgia History, on Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. in the A.W. Jones Heritage Center.

Ritz Radio Theatre: The Wizard of Oz

Ritz Radio Theatre: The Wizard of Oz

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May 8th to 17th, 2015

Ritz Radio Theatre: The Wizard of Oz

May 8-10 & 15-17, 2014

Friday and Saturdays @ 8:00 pm, Sunday @ 3:00pm

77th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

77th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

May 9th to 10th, 2015

The 77th Annual Brunswick Blessing of the Fleet will take place at Sidney Lanier Park in Historic Downtown Brunswick on Saturday, May 9th from 10:00am to 6:00pm and on Sunday, May 10th from 11:00am to 5:00pm with the actual blessing being held on Sunday at 3:00pm.

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

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May 9th, 2015

The Farmer’s Market at The Market at Sea Island has been so well received that it will now be held on the second Saturday of each month.

Mother's Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Show

Mother's Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Show

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May 9th to 10th, 2015

Explore unique arts and crafts such as painting, pottery, jewelry, garden art and more at the Mother's Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Show at Postell Park on St. Simons Island.

Show is from 10:00am-5:00pm for both days.

Island Players Present Bye Bye Birdie

Island Players Present Bye Bye Birdie

May 15th to 31st, 2015

Bye Bye Birdie Book By Michael Stewart, Music By Charles Strouse, Lyrics By Lee Adams

Jekyll Island Turtle Crawl Triathlon and Nest Fest

Turtle Crawl Triathlon and Nest Fest

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May 16th, 2015

The Turtle Crawl Triathlon & Nest Fest is scheduled for May 16, 2015. This USAT sanctioned event is known as one of the most scenic triathlons on the East Coast.