Warm weather and beautiful venues create the perfect setting for exciting festivals and events around the Golden Isles. 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.

St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast

When: January 20, 2024

The annual St. Simons Land Trust Oyster Roast is one that the SSLT team and members, along with the entire island community, look forward to each year. The oyster roast features food and drinks from over 50 local vendors, live music, stunning views, and more. The event is a fundraiser for the St. Simons Land Trust. Proceeds from the oyster roast support the Land Trust's mission to protect our scenic and historic treasures and to preserve the beauty and charm of our island for generations to come.

Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee

When: January 27, 2024

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.

Blessing of the Fleet

When: May 13, 2024

This one-day celebration honors a Portuguese tradition and is one of the best that Coastal Georgia has to offer with fresh seafood, local culture, boating, water sports, the shrimping industry, arts, crafts, and a variety of leisure activities. The festival will feature fun and games for the kids, fabulous food, music, great family entertainment, and a variety of artists and displays.

RSM Classic

When: November 2024 (Dates TBD)

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.

CoastFest

When: October 5, 2024

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. 

Holiday Events

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.