The Coast / St. Simons Island

St. Simons Island 4th of July Sunshine Festival

Dates : 7/3/15 - 7/5/15
Neptune Park
529 Beachview Drive
Pier Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

  • St. Simons Island 4th of July

The Annual St. Simons Island Sunshine Festival held in the Pier Village on St. Simons has been an island tradition for over 60 years. The family fun starts this year on Friday, July 3, 2015, and runs through Sunday, July 5, 2015. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 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. 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).

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    5K & 1 Mile Run Rates See Website

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Parking off Site, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities


    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


    Antique, Craft & Hobby, Fairs & Festivals, Fourth of July