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Merry Shrimpmas

This year only, join us in the Jekyll Island Historic District for Merry Shrimpmas, a special festival that merges the Island's famous Shrimp & Grits Festival and annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration into a two-day event. Featuring a variety of shrimp & grits dishes, live music from local favorites, an artists' market for holiday shopping, kids' zone and story time with Santa Claus for our youngest guests, and the lighting of the great Jekyll Island Christmas Tree, this is event is not to be missed. Make a weekend out of it, and enjoy all of the festivities.

EVENT DETAILS

Friday, November 24th & Saturday, November 25th

Complimentary Entry

Food & Holiday Items Available For Purchase

Friday, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday, 10:00am-8:00pm


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FEATURED ACTIVITIES

Shrimp & Grits, Live Music, & Artists' Market

Sample and savor Shrimp & Grits from a variety of local restaurants serving up their favorite recipes. Then, shop for holiday gifts at the Artists' Market from paintings to jewelry, and everything in-between while listening to live music on two stages.

Kids' Zone & Story Time With Santa

In addition to the Kids' Zone complete with bouncy houses and crafts, children are invited to visit The Skeet House Porch hourly for story time with Santa. After the story, Santa will take a group photo and pass around holiday treats.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Once the sun goes down, watch the beautiful Jekyll Island Christmas tree light up for the holiday season on the Historic District Main Lawn. The annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be accompanied by fireworks, snow, and holiday music.



MAKE A WEEKEND OUT OF IT


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