Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival

Enjoy two of the Southʼs most favorite foods – shrimp and grits. With delicious food, live music, and great entertainment, the Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival is a coastal favorite event that showcases the wonderful tastes, sights and sounds of Jekyll Island. The Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival combines the classic southern dish with family-friendly entertainment, over 100 art and craft vendors, live music, a kids’ zone, food, a craft brew fest, wildlife demonstrations, and more.

The event will take place in the Jekyll Island Historic District and kicks off with a Friday night at 4 PM. Admission to the festival is free. Cook up our Award Winning Recipe at home by clicking here.

Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival Package Includes:

  • Clubhouse or Traditional Accommodations per night including room tax
  • Breakfast for two each morning in the Grand Dining Room
  • Two tickets to the Jekyll Island Club Hotel booth for their award winning Shrimp and Grits
  • Admission into the Craft Beer Tasting (Must be at least 21 years old)
  • Two festival t-shirts and one official festival poster
Shrimp and Grits Festival Package
Date Available Price Booking Link
9/15/17 - 9/17/17 $429.00


Please note: Pricing is per night. Two night minimum. Resort fee, State Hotel-Motel fee and taxes extra. Space availability basis. Deluxe and suite upgrades available for additional fee. Single rates available. Certain restrictions apply.

Do Shrimp & Grits Weekend oceanfront instead!

Upgrade your Shrimp and Grits Festival weekend this year and stay with us at the Jekyll Ocean Club – our new oceanfront property housing 40 suites with private balconies, a pool with an over-sized hot tub, open-air dining and so much more. Our Reservations Department is ready to help you discover a new part of the Jekyll Island Club experience!