The Coast / Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival

Dates : 9/16/16 - 9/18/16
Jekyll Island
Jekyll Island National Historic Landmark District
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

912-635-3636 | 877-453-5955
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Enjoy two of the Southʼs most favorite foods – shrimp and grits. With delicious food, live music, and great entertainment, Shrimp and Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp and Grits Festival is an island-wide event that showcases the wonderful tastes, sights and sounds of Jekyll Island. In addition, amateur and professional chefs grab your cooking spoons and get ready to compete in the Annual Shrimp and Grits cook-off. The main event will take place in the Jekyll Island Historic District and kicks off with a Friday night concert beginning at 5:30 PM. Admission to the festival is free. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 11:00AM - 4:00AM
    Friday: 5:30PM - 9:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 9:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Entry Fee 0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Concessions, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


    Culinary, Food, Wine & Beer, Entertainment, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Farmers Markets & Agritourism, Music & Concerts