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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 March 24th and April 23rd, 2017.

Jekyll Island Ranger Walks

Maritime Forest Ecology & Bald Eagle Nest Viewing Tour

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December 10th, 2016 to March 25th, 2017

Jekyll Island is home to more than a thousand acres of maritime forest, 10 miles of shoreline, and marshes filled with many wonders. Learn more about the island’s natural resources from Jekyll’s own park ranger during these unique eco-experiences.

Tom Sweeney Exhibit at Palm Coast

Tom Sweeney Exhibit at Palm Coast

February 4th to April 15th, 2017

All are cordially invited to visit local award winning photographer Tom Sweeney’s exhibit at the Palm Coast Café. The café is located at 318 Mallery Street in St. Simons Village. The show will begin Friday February 3rd and run until April 15th.

Great Women of Jekyll Island

Great Women of Jekyll Island

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March 3rd to 31st, 2017

Discover our daring darlings of the Gilded Age who both defied and defined social expectations. Meet the hunting, bicycling, bathing, billiard-shooting ladies of the Jekyll Island Club on this guided living history adventure.

Coastalscapes Exhibition

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March 6th to May 1st, 2017

March 6 through May 1, 2017

Opening Reception
Thursday, March 9th
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Glynn Visual Arts
106 Island Drive
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

Art Classes at Glynn Visual Arts

March 8th to 29th, 2017

New Drawing Class starts Wednesday, March 8th with Instructor Ann Marie Dalis from 10am - 12pm.
4 weeks
Cost:
$110 Members
$120 Non-Members
$30 Drop-In

Novel and Movie Series Betty Davis and Film Noir

Novel and Movie Series Betty Davis and Film Noir

March 13th to April 19th, 2017

The St. Simons Island Library’s Novel/Movie series, supported by the Literary Guild of SSI, expands its theme, “Betty Davis and Film Noir.”

The Letter
March 13 Discussion 2:00pm
March 15 Movie 2:00pm

Cocktails For Our Coast

Cocktails For Our Coast

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March 15th to April 30th, 2017

Lasting until April 30th, One Hundred Miles is proud to partner with 19 local restaurants across our coast to highlight the significance of coastal Georgia's natural ecosystems.

Birds of Jekyll Island Original Artwork by Athos Menaboni

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March 19th to 31st, 2017

Jekyll Island Arts Association is celebrating 50 Years of Art on Jekyll Island in 2017! One of our most exciting events will be March 19-31, 2017 at Goodyear Cottage as we present "Birds of Jekyll Island: Original Artwork by Athos Menaboni".

Tallship Peacemaker Tours

Tallship Peacemaker Tours

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March 19th to May 28th, 2017

The Class A Tallship “ Peacemaker” will be allowing self guided free tours of the decks and main cabins every Sunday from 12pm to 6pm. The ship arrived in Brunswick, Sunday, Feb 28th sailing past the St Simons and Jekyll piers.

The Big Flea Market

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March 23rd to 25th, 2017

Join us March 23rd-25th from 10:00am to 4:00pm for the Big Flea Market at 1810 Frederica Rd. on St. Simons. Parking will be at the St. Williams Catholic Church. Donations can be dropped off March 15th-18th between 10:00am and 4:00pm. Clothing, shoes, electronics, and mattresses are not accepted.

Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow

Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow

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March 24th to 26th, 2017

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to Brunswick, GA to perform in the Inaugural Wings Over the Golden Isles Air Show set for March 24-26 at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport.  

Printmaking De-Mystified Workshop

March 24th, 2017

One Day Printmaking Workshop
Instructor: Lydia Thompson
Friday
March 24th, 2017
10:00am - 5:00p

Golden Isles Community Band

Surf and Turf: The Music of Land and Sea

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March 24th, 2017

Golden Isles Community Band Presents Surf and Turf - The Music of Land and Sea
Friday, March 24, 2017
7:00pm Brunswick High Auditorium
Program will include: TBA
Concert is free and open to the public

Friends of Hofwyl Wet Paint Sale

March 25th, 2017

Join us for the fifth annual "Wet Paint" sale honoring Albert Fending. The event is March 25th from 9:00-3:00pm at Hofwyl Plantation. Watch the artists paint at the beautiful plantation and if you see a painting you can't live without, talk to the artist!

Bark for Life

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March 25th, 2017

Join us Saturday, March 25th from 10:00am-1:00pm for the Relay for Life Bark for Life fundraiser! The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer.

Fort Frederica National Monument

Colonial Days Celebration

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March 25th, 2017

Fort Frederica National Monument will host a Colonial Days event on March 25, 2017. Fort Frederica was founded in 1736 by General James Oglethorpe as the southernmost bulwark against Spanish aggression.

One Hundred Miles Eco Tour

One Hundred Miles Eco Tour

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March 26th, 2017

Grab your friend or family member and join us for a sunset paddle through our coast’s scenic “Marshes of Glynn.” Stretch your sea legs on kayaks or standup paddle boards.

Coastal Georgia Artists Spring Show

March 31st to April 1st, 2017

Georgia Coastal Artists spring show "Spring for ART" is March 31st- April 1st from 10-5pm in the Thorpe Building of St. Simons Methodist Church. The show promises to be one of their best and guests can expect to see hundreds of original art pieces by over 20 exhibiting GCA Artists.

Art in the Park

Art in the Park

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April 1st to 2nd, 2017

Spring arrives in style this April as Glynn Visual Arts hosts their 24th annual Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft festival. Over 70 talented artists & skilled crafts people from around the region display an impressive & eclectic collection of handmade artwork.

In the Service of Others

In the Service of Others

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April 1st to 29th, 2017

Explore the hidden world of the hired help at this upscale turn-of-the-century resort. Roll up your sleeves for an interactive all-age adventure into the lives of the servants of the Jekyll Island Club.

SoGlo Gallery presents Golden Isles Artist Showcase

April 1st to 30th, 2017

This exhibit showcases a variety of work by top producing artists in the community- Jim Jones, Irwin Berman, Sue Byrne Russell, Ellen Moriarty, Glenda Cason, and more!

Golden Isles Ballet

Golden Isles Ballet Company Golden Gala

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April 1st, 2017

Join us for an evening of ballet at the Cloister Ballroom. Ten professional ballet dancers from all over the world display the most exciting and beautiful Pas De Deuxs. Guest Artist Michelle Jamieson will accompany on Piano.

Brunswick Actors' Theatre Workshop presents Tough Cookies

April 1st to 2nd, 2017

April 1 - 2, 2017. Saturday night at 8 pm and Sunday afternoon at 3 pm. (Doors open 30 minutes prior to curtain) Brunswick Actors' Theatre 1413 Newcastle Street / Brunswick GA.

The Farm at Oatland North Spring Festival

April 2nd, 2017

Join the Farm at Oatland North for an animal open house, activities and bake sale! The festival is Sunday, April 2nd and will include arts and crafts, egg toss, face painting, and treats. All donations collected will be used for the care of the Farm Animals.

Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music

Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music

April 2nd, 2017

This one-woman concert tribute features the music and stories of country music’s pioneering women, honoring legends such as The Carter Family, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Reba McEntire.  As Katie says, “This show is jammed packed with interesting tidbits about the w

A Taste of Glynn

A Taste of Glynn 2017

April 2nd, 2017

On April 2, 2017, we invite our 1,000+ loyal patrons and first-time guests to join us in celebrating the area’s highly anticipated fundraising & culinary event, A Taste of Glynn.

Guest Artist Jo Elliott at ArtTrends Gallery

Guest Artist Jo Elliott at ArtTrends Gallery

April 4th to May 13th, 2017

Watercolor artist Jo Elliott can’t remember a time when art wasn’t a part of her life. Growing up, she often accompanied her father as he conducted drawing and painting classes.

Shell-e-brate Spring Festival

Shell-e-brate Spring Festival

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April 6th to 7th, 2017

Two day festival of local and regional organizations, collaborative projects & activities to highlight the influence and relationship of tidal changes along Georgia’s coastal habitats and how community members can make environmentally friendly decisions that aid in protecting our natural reso

Southern Grown Concert Series The Purple Xperience

April 6th, 2017

The Southern Grown Concert Series presents The Purple Xperience in concert at Rainbow Island Thursday, April 6th at 7:00 pm.

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

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April 7th, 2017

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

UP/REcycled Art Contest & Exhibit

April 7th to 28th, 2017

Partnering with Golden Isles Arts & Humanities, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful promotes the annual UP/REcycled Trash Art Exhibit and Contest. Open to all ages, the exhibit/contest encourages waste reduction through the creative processes of upcycling and recycling.

Southern Grown Farmers Market

Southern Grown Farmers Market

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April 8th, 2017

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

8th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Easter Egg Hunt

8th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Easter Egg Hunt

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April 8th, 2017

Join us at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation on April 8th for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event lasts from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. There will be over 3,000 toy filled eggs in three hunt areas for kids aged 1 to 3, 4 to 6 and 7 to 10. Special guest, “The Easter Bunny” will be on-hand throughout.

Full Moon Porching Social

Full Moon Porching Social

April 10th, 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

April 10th to 12th, 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.

Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Powerful Emotions

Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Powerful Emotions

April 10th, 2017

The fourth concert of The Coastal Symphony of Georgia’s 2016-17 season offers a symphonic exploration of “Powerful Emotions.” The first interval presents Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino, Overture” followed by Wagner’s “Siegfried’s Funeral March.” After intermission, the symphony performs a landmark

Coffee With Marie Younkin-Waldman

April 11th, 2017

“Tea with Marie” is the name of the prize winning television interview show in Rhode Island that Marie Younkin-Waldman hosted and produced. She is also the author of two books and a former weekly columnist for several newspapers.

Jekyll Island Arts Association Pottery Guild

April 11th, 2017

The Jekyll Island Arts Association Pottery Guild will present a program with an exhibit and demonstration on creating pottery at Jekyll Island Methodist Church. There will be no charge for admission but donations will be accepted.

Chef Demo

Jekyll Island Club Hotel Chef Demo

April 12th, 2017

Chef Drum and Chef Hartenstein show how to prepare two courses with questions and comments welcomed from the audience. Enjoy Watermelon Gazpacho, 138 degree duck with Risotto and Pavlova.

Cinema Gourmet Presents The Seven Year Itch

April 13th, 2017

The film’s screening and discussion takes place Thursday, April 13, 2017 and are paired with the culinary delights of Chef Kate Buchanan of Indigo Coastal Shanty. The evening’s events begin with delicious food at 6:30 p.m.

Easter Egg Stroll on Jekyll Island

April 15th, 2017

Springtime fun continues on Jekyll Island, with the annual Easter Egg Stroll. This beloved tradition continues on Saturday, April 15, in Jekyll Island’s National Landmark Historic District. Wear your Easter best, and join us for an Easter eggstravaganza.

Brunswick Actors' Theatre presents DEATHTRAP by Ira Levine

April 15th to 30th, 2017

April 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30, 2017. Saturday nights at 8 pm and Sunday afternoons at 3 pm. (Doors open 45 minutes prior to curtain) Brunswick Actors' Theatre 1413 Newcastle Street / Brunswick GA.

Easter Sunrise Service

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April 16th, 2017

Please join us for an Easter Sunrise Service at Great Dunes Park. Service will begin at 6:30 a.m.

Easter Brunch at King and Prince

Easter Brunch at King & Prince Resort

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April 16th, 2017

Celebrate Easter Sunday with brunch at The King and Prince Resort!

Adults $59; Children ages 6-12 $25; Children 5 and under no charge
Prices include Coffee, Decaf, Hot Tea, and Iced Tea.

Fearless Creating Workshop

Fearless Creating Workshop

April 20th to 22nd, 2017

Fearless Creating Workshop led by three professional artists: Carly Hardy, Ella Cart and Linda Wunder, will take you out of the box to explore new ideas for starting your paintings.

St. Simons Island Art Crawl

St. Simons Island Art Crawl

April 21st, 2017

Come join us for the free and self-guided St. Simons Island Art Crawl on Friday, April 21, from 4 to 7 pm. The art crawl will take place at six unique galleries featuring over 100 local and regional artists.

Young Eagles Flight

Young Eagles Flight

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April 22nd, 2017

Children ages 8-17 can enjoy a local airplane ride at no charge on Saturday, April 22, courtesy of Chapter 905 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), based at McKinnon St Simons Island Airport.

Chalk Arts Festival

Chalk Arts Festival

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April 22nd, 2017

Celebrate Earth, Celebrate Our Coast!
Contest – Cash Prizes!
APRIL 22 2017
10 AM – 3 PM
Mary Ross Waterfront Park – Downtown Brunswick
Complimentary Chalk with Free Reserved Space!
Register at
Linkschalkartsfest@gmail.com