The Annual St. Simons Island Sunshine Festival held in the Pier Village on St. Simons has been an island tradition for more than 60 years. The family fun starts this year on Thursday, July 4 and runs through Sunday, July 7. Festival hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The fireworks display begins at 9 p.m. on July 4. Bring your chair and meet your friends in oceanfront Neptune Park and sit back and watch the show.
The Sunshine Festival features an arts and crafts show that highlights some of the region's best artists and crafters whose wares include painting, pottery, jewelry, woodcraft, photography, garden art and more.
Bring the family and participate together in a 1-mile fun run and 5K race on Thursday, July 4. The 1-mile fun run begins at 7:30 a.m., and the 5K race starts at 8 a.m. Start/Finish/Registration for both races will be at Mallery Park on St. Simons Island. (Mallery Park is just north of Kings Way on Mallery Street).
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 6:00AM - 10:30PM
Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
5K & 1 Mile Run Rates See Website
Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Parking off Site, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site
Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible
Near Interstate Highway
Suitable for Ages
Antique, Craft & Hobby, Fairs & Festivals, Fourth of July