Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival

An award-winning festival held in the Historic District of Jekyll Island, Georgia

Mark your calendars and discover the artists’ market, family-friendly activities, live music performances, and, of course, the mouthwatering shrimp and grits creations that await you.

Friday, November 3, 2023: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday, November 4, 2023: 10:00am – 9:00pm

The Clubhouse Exterior.

Stay, Sip & Savor

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 this November 3 – 5.

Shrimp and Grits

Sunday Brunch

Indulge in an opulent experience with our exquisite buffet-style Sunday Brunch, specially curated for the Shrimp and Grits festival weekend. Join us from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on Sunday, November 5 in the Grand Dining Room and treat yourself to an array of mouthwatering classics that will tantalize your taste buds. Space is limited, so be sure to save your seat to this memorable event.

wharf restaurant

Endless Options

If you can’t wait until November or simply want to enjoy all the shrimp and grits imaginable, The Wharf and Eighty Ocean Kitchen & Bar both serve up the classic dish year-round. Whether it’s riverside or oceanside, pair your dish with impeccable waterfront views.

Oceans of Fun

Featuring a pool, oversized hot tub, cabanas, adult-only rooftop terrace and open-air dining at Eighty Ocean Restaurant & Bar, Jekyll Ocean Club provides you with an extraordinary stay where every moment is filled with unparalleled comfort and sensory delight. Guests can enjoy a complimentary resort shuttle that runs between the Jekyll Ocean Club and the Jekyll Island Club with pick-ups every half hour at our designated locations.


Island Recreation

Recreation is plentiful on Jekyll Island however you decide to stay active. Jekyll Island boasts 63 holes of golf, a croquet lawn in the center of the resort, a mini-golf course, horseback riding, tennis courts, bicycle rentals, and more.