Warm weather and beautiful venues create the perfect setting for exciting festivals and events around the Golden Isles this fall. Delight in coastal lowcountry delicacies at food festivals; Relish in live entertainment at music events; Watch your favorite golf pros compete at the annual PGA TOUR RSM Classic. Whichever events you choose to attend, a great time is guaranteed.
Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife
When: September 9-12, 2021
Experience a culinary weekend unlike any other at Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife, an event that celebrates the South's most renowned chefs and the Golden Isles' incredible wildlife, all while benefitting the Jekyll Island Foundation, an organization dedicated to assisting with the conservation, education and preservation of Jekyll Island. Weekend events include a Wine Cruise, Master Classes, Whiskey Tastings, a Sunday Brunch and so much more.
Georgia Tribute Festival
When: September 16-19, 2021
Grab your blue suede shoes and get ready to spend a music-filled weekend celebrating Elvis Presley at the Georgia Tribute Festival alongside award-winning tribute artists with Las Vegas-style headline shows. Catch multiple live shows daily at the Ritz Theatre and around throughout several of the Signature Squares along Newcastle Street. This annual event has quickly become a favorite for visitors and residents alike.
When: October 2, 2021
Perfect for families with kids of all ages, CoastFest is a beloved annual event featuring exhibits, live entertainment, touch tanks, history demonstrations and more. Kids will learn about the ecology and history of Coastal Georgia at this free event with hands-on activities focused on natural resources, wildlife, climate science, litter prevention, and dozens of other topics.
Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee
When: October 23, 2021
Which Brunswick Stew ranks supreme? Our namesake dish shines during this annual event while local chefs and businesses compete to win the coveted Stewmaster title. Eat your heart out at the Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee as you have the opportunity to choose your favorites among the crowd for the People's Choice Award. Live music, kids activities, a car show and more accompany this annual event.
When: November 15-21, 2021
Now in its 11th year, the RSM Classic has become a mainstay in the Golden Isles each November. This PGA TOUR event includes four exciting days of tournament play, off-the-course activities throughout the community, and an incredible opportunity to watch world-class golf at the Sea Island Golf Club. A spectator-friendly event, the RSM Classic is a delight for families, groups of friends and avid golfers.
When: Various Dates November-January
Each year, the holiday season shines bright in the Golden Isles with many beloved traditions, from spectacular light displays to sumptuous buffets and banquets. Enjoy a traditional turkey dinner during Thanksgiving or Christmas, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at various events around the Golden Isles, and ring in the New Year with dazzling fireworks displays.