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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 58 events happening between October 21st and November 20th, 2017.

The Island Players Present Smokey Joe's Cafe

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October 5th to 22nd, 2017

The songs of legendary hitmakers Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber come to life in the rock n’ roll musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe. Packed with memorable tunes like, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “On Broadway” and “Stand By Me”, it is the longest-running revue in Broadway history!

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Walking Tours

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October 6th to 27th, 2017

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

Stems and Petals Art Exhibit

October 10th to November 20th, 2017

Join us for Stems and Petals special exhibit featuring Ella Cart October 10th - November 20th at Art Trends Gallery. The reception will be held October 12th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.

Steel Magnolias

October 14th to 29th, 2017

STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Robert Harling opens at BAT on October 14 and runs through October 29. Shows are Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm. Come early for libations and desserts! See website for pricing and reservations.

Fall Pottery Show & Sale at GVA

October 20th to 21st, 2017

Don't miss this semi-annual opportunity to own beautiful, original handmade pottery by our local potters!
Start your holiday shopping now, before it's gone!

Ophelia's Classic Car Challenge

October 21st, 2017

Classic cars from all over southeast Georgia will be on display vying for the championship in Hofwyl-Broadfield’s annual car show. Come and view the cars, vote for your favorite and then tour a historic rice plantation.

Rich's Kickball for a Cause

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October 21st, 2017

We are proud to partner with the United Way of Coastal Georgia with 100% of registration fees going directly to this charity!

National Archaeology Day at Fort Frederica

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October 21st, 2017

This October, Fort Frederica National Monument is joining hundreds of archeological organizations around the world to celebrate International Archaeology Day on October 21, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission is free!

American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Fashion Show and Luncheon

October 21st, 2017

Join the American Cancer Society on Saturday, October 21, 2017, for the 18th Annual American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Fashion Show and Luncheon. Fourteen local models, all breast cancer survivors, are participating in this special event to support others newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

Pumpkin Patch & Pony Rides

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October 21st to 22nd, 2017

Come join the Stables at Frederica as we celebrate autumn with our annual Pumpkin Patch and Pony Rides. Support our middle and high school interscholastic team as they lead young riders on the island's cutest ponies, then pick the perfect pumpkin for fall!

Yappy Luau | Drool at the Pool

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October 21st, 2017

Pawsmopolitan Magazine Presents our 1 Year Party! We have rescheduled this event due to unfortunate timing with Hurricane Irma. This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy pet friendly fun - Island style! Bring the dogs (on a leash) and the whole family to celebrate with us!

The Farm at Oatland North Fall Festival

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October 22nd, 2017

We are having a farm fall festival day for kids on October 22, 2017. Please join us from 1pm-4pm at the farm. We are having various activities: haunted barn, pumpkin bowling, corn toss, milk-a-cow, games and face painting! It is fun for the whole family and for our furry friends.

Paint and Sip at Tortuga Jacks

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October 22nd, 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!

Bartender's Showdown

October 22nd, 2017

Irma caused us to reschedule the showdown, but it is back on now. Come out and support your favorite local bartender!

Books to Movie Discussion Group

October 23rd, 2017

The book Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon and two movies based on the book will be discussed. The 1962 movie will be viewed on the 23rd and the 2004 movie will be viewed on the 25th.

Coffee with the Author Christina Kelly

October 24th, 2017

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island’s “Coffee with the Author” series presents Christina Kelly and Good Karma. Ms. Kelly is a graduate of Vassar College and holds an MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has had nine crossword puzzles published in The New York Times.

Georgia Florida Weekend

Georgia Florida Weekend 2017

October 25th to 29th, 2017

Each year, the Golden Isles looks forward to welcoming University of Georgia fans to our beautiful stretch of the Georgia coast. Here's a complete list of what's going on during this year's Georgia-Florida Weekend! Looking for great live music over the weekend? Find a full list of shows here.

Georgia - Florida Golf Classic

October 25th to 27th, 2017

Pre-game for the SEC college football showdown between the red & black and orange & blue on Jekyll Island. This decades-long tradition is the Georgia-Florida rivalry itself. Become part of the tradition of mixing golf, food, and fun at the 38th annual Georgia-Florida Golf Classic.

Mixology 101 with John Sabbe

October 25th, 2017

Shaken or Stirred?

Come learn a few new tricks and mixes at the bar with John Sabbe!
John Sabbe is currently a bartender at Tipsy McSway’s located in Brunswick, Ga. John has a diverse background ranging from a certified coffee master, bartender, brewer, and cook.

Crabtree & Evelyn 30th Anniversary Celebration

October 26th, 2017

Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of Crabtree & Evelyn at Indigo & Cotton from 2-6pm on Thursday, 10/26 and from noon-4pm on Friday, 10/27.

7th Annual Golden Elephant Sale

9th Annual Golden Elephant Sale

October 27th to 28th, 2017

The Symphony Society’s 9th Annual Golden Elephant Resale Marketplace will take place at Golden Isles Presbyterian Church. The fundraising event benefitting the Coastal Symphony of Georgia will be held from October 27-28 9:00am-4:00pm.

Bulldawg Day at The Market

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October 27th, 2017

We're celebrating all things bulldog by featuring UGA graduates and their products. Meet the entrepreneurs, sample their products and learn more about their businesses. Stock up on all your tailgate needs for the big game!

Golden Isles Live Presents ABBA Fab

October 27th, 2017

ABBA Fab is the product of the hit Broadway musical, Mama Mia. Group founders, Terry and Anne, saw an opportunity to capitalize on the renewed interest in the music of ABBA. The result was the creation of the group ABBA Fab.

Drivin' N' Cryin' Concert

October 27th to 28th, 2017

BULLDOG ROCKSHOW brings to the stage two of Georgia's best live bands - Drivin' N' Cryin' with special guest BJ WilbanksLive at Castaways Lounge on Saint Simons Island!

Community Beach Sweep

Georgia Florida Community Beach Sweep

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October 28th, 2017

Participate in the annual community beach clean up Saturday morning during Georgia-Florida Weekend. Meet Keep Golden Isles Beautiful at Coast Guard Beach to help with litter clean up. Trash bags and gloves will be provided.

Boating Skills Course

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October 28th, 2017

The Golden Isles Sail and Power Squadron invites you to join them October 28 from 8:00am-4:00pm at the UGA Marine Extension. Learn to become a skilled boater and much more!

"Turtleween" at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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October 28th, 2017

Georgia Sea Turtle Center staff and volunteers invite all turtle enthusiasts to join in some Fall fun with a sea turtle twist! This outdoor event features educational exhibits and fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

Golden Isles Food Truck Festival

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October 28th to 29th, 2017

Join us for our first ever 2-day food truck festival! Join us on Oct 28th and 29th for a weekend in the park with food trucks, beer and wine trucks, craft vendors, live music, and giant tv screens! Go Dawgs!

Gillard Farm Dinner

October 28th, 2017

Welcome to Gilliard Farms! CheFarmer Matthew welcomes you to his family's farm to enjoy specialty crafted dishes and learn about the amazing history of CheFarmer Matthew's family and culture. Be on the lookout for the menu and special updates!

Goblins on the Green: Hocus Pocus

October 28th, 2017

We’ve got a brand-new line-up of movies for 2017! Arrive early to find your perfect spot on the Village Green and take part in pre-movie festivities. This event is free and open to all, but we encourage you to bring your own blankets and lawn chairs.

Golden Isles Youth Orchestra

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October 29th, 2017

The Golden Isles Youth Orchestra, a group of over fifty local high school students led by Maestro Jorge Pena, will perform a selection of hits from Broadway, including medleys from The King & I and Phantom of the Opera, plus selections from Carousel, Music Man and Cats.

Coastal Georgia Regional Fair

Annual Coastal Georgia Regional Fair

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October 31st to November 4th, 2017

It is time for the 66th Annual Exchange Club of Brunswick Fair. Make sure to mark your calendar and join us Tuesday, October 31st through Saturday, November 4th.

Full Moon Porching Social

Full Moon Porching Social

November 3rd, 2017

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

GCA Fall Art Show & Sale

November 3rd to 4th, 2017

Georgia Coastal Artists Present their annual Fall Art Show & Sale. Join us Friday, November 3rd from 4pm - 7pm and Saturday, November 4th from 10am - 5pm at St. Simons United Methodist Church.

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

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November 3rd, 2017

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

Moonrise Party at ECHO

Moonrise Party at ECHO

November 3rd to 5th, 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.

St. Francis Xavier Crafters Fall Bazaar

November 4th, 2017

Craft and Art Bazaar: Unique handmade Crafts, Photography, Jewelry, Bake Sale, Food and Raffle of Visa Gift Card!

St. Simons Island Antique Show

St. Simons Island Antique Show

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November 4th to 5th, 2017

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

Community Day

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November 4th, 2017

On Saturday, November 4, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., the Society will host its 3rd annual Community Day event.

Screen on the Green | Golden Isles at War

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November 4th, 2017

After Community Day on Saturday, November 4, the Society will host a screening of The Golden Isles at War on the Lighthouse Lawn at 6:30 p.m. This event is open to the public.

Golden Isles Arts & Humanities Presents Yesterday

November 4th, 2017

Relive the incredible excitement of the most influential group in the history of pop music. The #1 Beatles tribute act in the world recreates the group’s historic performances and greatest hits and celebrates the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper.

Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River: Island Garage Band

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November 5th, 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: Island Garage Band
Bring the kids, chairs or blanket, a picnic, and your favorite beverage.
Admission: FREE!

Trees and High Tea

November 9th, 2017

“Trees and High Tea”, Golden Isles Fund for Trees (GIFT) second annual meeting, will be from 4:00-6:00 pm at the A W Jones Heritage Center, St Simons Island. The speaker will be Sally Krebs, Sustainable Practices Co-ordinator, Town of Hilton Head.

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Walking Tours

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November 10th, 2017

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

ACS Victory Gala 2017 | Gatsby in the Garden

November 11th, 2017

The 48th annual Victory Board Gala: Gatsby in the Garden will be a magical night that transports you back to the roaring 20s. This year’s event will be held Saturday, November 11th at The Greenhouse, The Vine’s fabulous new event venue on St. Simons Island.

The RSM Classic

The RSM Classic 2017

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November 13th to 19th, 2017

The 2017 event is scheduled for November 13-19 at Sea Island Golf Club on the par 70 – 7,055 yard Seaside course which TOUR players ranked as their 15th favorite course to play.

Wiffle Ball Classic

RSM Classic Wiffle Ball Classic

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November 14th, 2017

This unique event features friendly, yet spirited, competition between PGA TOUR players and their wives. Each team is also comprised of students from Altama Elementary School who earn a playing spot through their “Positive Behavior Initiative and Support” program.

Meet the RSM Pros

November 14th, 2017

Join us for the 7th annual Meet the RSM Pros on Tuesday November 14 at 5:00pm in the Mizner Ballroom at the Cloister Hotel. There will be cocktails, hors d' oevres, silent auction and PGA Pro interviews. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased online.

Fall Membership Meeting: FDR: Georgia on His Mind

November 16th, 2017

By 1930, when Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell wrote their famous song “Georgia on My Mind,” the state of Georgia was very much on the mind and in the heart of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Wreath Workshop with The Vine

November 16th, 2017

The Vine will instruct how to use an assortment of hearty and lush greens to create a festive holiday look! Attendee's will learn the in’s and out’s of simple yet elegant wreath making.

Cannon's Point Tour

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November 17th, 2017

The Society, in conjunction with the St. Simons Land Trust, will offer in-depth history tours of Cannon's Point Preserve November 17 and December 1.

Taste of the Golden Isles

Taste of the Golden Isles

November 17th, 2017

The Davis Love Foundation is excited to partner with the St. Simons Island Food & Spirits Festival (SSFSF) to host “Taste of the Golden Isles” for the second consecutive year.

Oil Painters of America at Anderson Fine Art Gallery

November 17th to December 17th, 2017

Anderson Fine Art Gallery on St. Simons Island, GA will be hosting the Oil Painters of America 2017 Eastern Regional Exhibition Of Representational Oils November 17th-December 17th. This is a juried show open to all members of the OPA living in states east of the Mississippi River.

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Walking Tours

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November 17th, 2017

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

Moxie Craft Fest: Handmade Holiday Market

Moxie Craft Fest: Handmade Holiday Market

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November 18th, 2017

Moxie Craft Fest is a group of makers committed to bringing a fresh, eclectic vibe to the Golden Isles through handmade goods crafted by local artisans. Come do your holiday shopping with unique, hip, local vendors in a fun setting! There is no other craft market in the area quite like us!

Jekyll Island Skating Village

Jekyll Island Skating Village

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November 18th, 2017 to January 7th, 2018

Jekyll Island Skating Village
Open November 18, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Jake Owen Live in Concert

RSM Classic Presents Jake Owen Live in Concert

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November 18th, 2017

Today, the Davis Love Foundation announced that it will bring American country music singer and songwriter Jake Owen to the Golden Isles to perform live during The RSM Classic tournament week.

Battle at the Beach

November 18th, 2017

Battle at the Beach is the third annual Mixed Martial Arts and Kickboxing event presented by Brunswick Boxing & MMA Fitness Gym.