Holiday Traditions

Start a new family tradition this year at Jekyll Island Club Resort.

From eerie Halloween murder mystery parties to 500,000+ Christmas lights, delightful gingerbread decorating and more, Jekyll Island Club Resort is your ultimate destination to establish new holiday traditions with your family. Discover an array of seasonal activities happening this October – January and book your stay today.


OCTOBER


holiday food plate

High Tea in the Riverview Lounge

October 5, 12, 19, 26
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
At the Riverview Lounge

Join us at the Riverview Lounge in the Jekyll Island Club Resort for our High Tea Thursdays. Indulge in a delightful four-course menu featuring tea sandwiches, scones, and tea desserts. Our dress code is Resort Casual. We look forward to your presence.

holiday table

Spooky Spirits

Entire Month of October At The Bar & Alexander Lounge

This October, immerse yourself in the spooky spirit with our enticing selection of eerie-themed cocktails. Try “The Pale Apparition” served with vanilla vodka and crème de cacao, garnished with a chocolate-rimmed glass. Sip on “The Mistress of the Manor” made with vodka, Chambord, and blueberry/blackberry juice.  And don’t miss our “Witch’s Heart” crafted with vodka, pomegranate juice, and black cherry juice.
vintage image of jekyll club

Mystic Manor
Three-Day Haunted Adventure Package

October 27 – 29
At Jekyll Island Club Resort

Step into a world where history meets the supernatural with our Mystic Manor Three-Day Haunted Adventure package! This exclusive offer includes a ghostly welcome reception, an expert-led haunted tour by the Jekyll Island Authority, breakfast for two with tranquil morning views, two tickets to the captivating Murder Mystery Dinner, and an unforgettable Haunted Brunch.

Detective with magnifying glass

Murder Mystery Dinner

October 28 | 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Partake in a night filled with mystery and engage in an exhilarating three-course plated Murder Mystery dinner at the Jekyll Island Club Resort. Indulge in delectable cuisine while unraveling the secrets of a perplexing assassination, or skillfully conceal your own clandestine motives from fellow attendees as the evening unfolds.

Orange and black halloween cookies

Haunted Brunch

October 29 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Join us for a Haunted Brunch in the Grand Dining Room! Get ready for a spine-tingling feast that will leave you both terrified and tantalized. Don’t miss out on this eerie culinary experience.

NOVEMBER


Characters for shrimp and grits festival

Shrimp & Grits Festival

Dates: November 3 & 4
At National Historic Landmark District

Stay steps away from the 2023 Shrimp & Grits Festival at Jekyll Island Club Resort. Indulge in the classic southern dish and enjoy the festival’s vibrant atmosphere, live entertainment, and unforgettable coastal charm. Explore our special offers and plan a weekend getaway.

Plate of tea cakes and tea cup

High Tea in the Riverview Lounge

November 2, 9, 16, 30 
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
At Riverview Lounge

Join us at the Riverview Lounge in the Jekyll Island Club Resort for our High Tea Thursdays. Indulge in a delightful four-course menu featuring tea sandwiches, scones, and tea desserts. Our dress code is Resort Casual. We look forward to your presence.

Thanksgiving table scape - plates and leaf centerpiece

Thanksgiving Day Feast

November 23 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Step into a world of culinary delight and join Jekyll Island Club Resort for a lavish Thanksgiving feast. Immerse yourself in the meticulously prepared bounty served buffet-style, all set within the captivating ambiance of the iconic Grand Dining Room. This is more than just a meal; it’s an invitation to experience the richness of the season in a truly exceptional way.

DECEMBER


Little girl pouring tea with grandmother watching

Holiday Afternoon Tea

December 7, 14, 21, 28 
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Indulge in the elegance of a bygone era with Holiday High Tea at Jekyll Island Club Resort. Enjoy a delightful four-course menu featuring tea sandwiches, scones, and tea desserts, along with a special holiday gift to enhance your experience.

Person decorating a gingerbread house

Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating

December 9 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
At Club Ballroom

Experience the sweet tradition of Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating in the Ballroom, nestled inside the Jekyll Island Club just next to The Pantry. They’ll provide an assortment of colored icings, sprinkles, and other fun decorations, along with refreshing punch and warm mulled cider to add to the festive spirit.

The Grinch and Cindy Lou

Breakfast with the Grinch

December 9 | 8:00 am – 11:00 am
At Morgan Center Ballroom

Experience an unforgettable Breakfast with The Grinch in the Morgan Center Ballroom at Jekyll Island Club Resort! Revel in a whimsical “Green Eggs & Ham” inspired breakfast buffet while surrounded by loved ones. And, of course, don’t miss the chance to capture a cherished moment with none other than The Grinch! Secure your tickets now, as they’re essential for all those excited “Who’s” who want to be part of this joyous and festive event.

Santa reading a book

Lunch with Santa

December 16 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Gather the little ones for a charming lunch with Santa! Visit the beautifully decorated Grand Dining Room at Jekyll Island Club Resort, where a delightful lunch buffet awaits. Santa himself will make a special appearance, giving children the opportunity to express their wishes. Plus, seize the festive spirit with a memorable family photo to cherish forever.

$35 for a picture with Santa,
cash only.

Dinner table - toasting with red wine. Turkey and tree in the background

Christmas Eve Dinner

December 24 | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Experience the enchantment of the season with a Christmas Eve Dinner held in the Historic Grand Dining Room. Immerse yourself in the timeless ambiance as you savor a delectable and thoughtfully curated five-course plated meal.

Jekyll christmas tree

Christmas Day Brunch

December 25 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Merry Christmas! As the holiday spirit fills the air, Jekyll Island Club Resort extends a warm invitation to embrace the magic of Christmas Day as they present a culinary delight in the Grand Dining Room. This exceptional dining experience promises to be a highlight of your holiday celebrations, a moment of culinary delight set against the backdrop of historic grandeur.

Piano player and guitar player at New Years Eve party

New Year’s Eve Dinner

December 31 | 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Welcome the New Year in style. Embrace the festivities at Jekyll Island Club Resort as they host a sensational New Year’s Eve Dinner within the elegant setting of the Grand Dining Room. Indulge in a culinary journey with a splendid plated five-course meal from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Cheers to the New Year!

Party goers have New Years Eve dinner

New Year’s Eve Party (21+ only)

December 31 | 10:00 pm – 1:00 am
At Morgan Center Ballroom

Step into the lively ambiance of the Morgan Ballroom at Jekyll Island Club Resort and be a part of an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration. Dance to the rhythm of live music, relish the company of fantastic individuals, and raise your glass for a toast to welcome the beginning of 2024. At the stroke of midnight, enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne, marking the start of a promising New Year.

JANUARY


Dining room set for brunch

Good Luck Brunch

January 1 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
At Grand Dining Room

Welcome the New Year with a “Good Luck” brunch buffet in the splendid Grand Dining Room at Jekyll Island Club Resort. Indulge in a delightful array of delectable offerings that symbolize good fortune for the year ahead. Let’s raise a glass to a year filled with happiness and prosperity. Happy New Year!

PACKAGES & OFFERS

Bed and Breakfast

Rise, dine and shine. Start your day on Jekyll Island off right with daily breakfast for two at The Grand Dining Room or Eighty Ocean Kitchen and Bar.

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Give the gift of exploration, adventure, or relaxation on Jekyll Island. Gift cards to Jekyll Island Club Resort and The Wharf are now available for purchase.

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