A dramatic sunset over the famed Marshes of Glynn in Brunswick, Georgia

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CoastFest 2021!


The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce CoastFest 2021 will return in-person from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Mary Ross Waterfront Park at the corner of Gloucester and Bay streets in Brunswick. This free event, now in its 27th year, features exhibitors, live entertainment, marine-life touch tanks, historical demonstrations, games, and much more! 


CoastFest features a variety of environmental, research, and educational exhibitors from across Georgia and the Southeast. These exhibitors provide attendees with free opportunities to learn about natural resources, wildlife, climate science, litter prevention, and dozens of other topics. 

Art Contest

The CoastFest Art Contest returns this year at the Marshes of Glynn Library in downtown Brunswick, just across the street from Mary Ross Waterfront Park. Cool off in the air conditioning and peruse hundreds of fantastic pieces of art from local students. 

Performance Schedule

Returning for 2021 are several favorite performers. Please check this website in the coming weeks for a full schedule of performances. These educational performances highlight the natural and socio-culture resources of Georgia's Coastal region and are performed throughout the day during CoastFest. 

Parking and Accessibility

Parking locations will be announced in the weeks before CoastFest. Signs will direct attendees to the designated parking area. Parking for individuals with handicap permits will be provided at Mary Ross Waterfront Park. 

Volunteer Opportunities

The Coastal Resources Division welcomes volunteers to assist in CoastFest. Please check back in the coming weeks for volunteer opportunities.