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Jekyll Island Events & Things to Do
Upcoming

September 26-29, 2015
EXPOSED2015 Photography Expo & Trade Show

Jekyll Island Convention Center

GPPA sponsored annual convention with fantastic speakers and trade show is here for another amazing year! We want you to be our guest at this year's convention! Visit www.gppa.com and register for this event. Use coupon code Rush for a complimentary pass! Bring a friend! There will be prizes, demos and tons of fun! Check out our itinerary to find out about our Driftwood Beach shoot and AFTERDARK Trade Show. See you there!

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The Georgia Sea Turtle Center
214 Stable Road
Jekyll Island, Georgia
912.635.4444

Features an interactive Exhibit Gallery and Rehabilitation Pavilion open to the public. The Georgia Sea Turtle Center is a functioning hospital for ill and injured sea turtles and is the only hospital of its kind in the state of Georgia.

Admission
$7 for adults (13+ years)
$6 for Seniors (65+ years)
$5 for children (4-12 years)
FREE for children 3 and under
$6 for Active Duty Military Personnel, College Students and Teachers (ID required). Prices include tax.

Visitors under 16 years old must be accompanied by someone 18 years or older. In accordance with State Health Department regulations, all swimsuits must be covered. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.

Hours of Operation
Mondays: 10am - 2pm
Tuesdays - Saturdays: 9am-5pm
During the months of December, January, and February, we are closed on Mondays. We are closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. We are open on Thanksgiving Day 10am-2pm.


Jekyll Island Multimedia Self-Guided Tour
Jekyll Island Museum
100 Old Village Blvd.
912.635.4036
jekyllisland.com
Extensive archive of photos, oral histories, diaries, home-movie footage of Jekyll Island Club history. Includes walking guide map, interactive multi-media device. $8 rental. Daily 9am-3pm.


Jekyll Island Passport to the Century Guided Tram Tour
Jekyll Island Museum
100 Old Village Blvd.
912.635.4036
jekyllisland.com
Relax and take a trip back in time during this guided tour (daily) of Jekyll's 240-acre Historic District. Includes entry into two cottages. Adults $16, Children 6-12, $7, Free under 6.


Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival
THIRD WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER EVERY YEAR
Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival in the Jekyll Island Historic District, this fun food festival features cook-offs, shrimp boat tours, cooking demonstrations as well as arts, crafts, and live music.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Nature Walks
Tidelands Nature Center
100 Riverview Dr.
912.635.5032
tidelands4h.org
Wildlife and nature guides explain Jekyll Island's fascinating beach, marshes, dunes and maritime forest during year-round tours.

Third Tuesdays

Eco Lecture Series at Village Creek Landing
526 S Harrington Rd.
912.399.0063
VillageCreekLanding.com
Join Village Creek Landing for an informative Eco Lecture Series. Each month they will have a new guest speaker discussing environmentally focused topics specifically geared to preserving Georgia's Coast. Come early and enjoy cocktails with Village Creek Landing's beautiful marsh view! $10 per person (includes your first drink), Bar opens at 5pm. Lecture starts at 6pm. Space is limited, so RSVP at VillageCreekLanding.com or call 912.399.0063.

First Friday

Historic Brunswick Downtown Promenade
912.265.4032
brunswickgeorgia.net
Visit the shops, galleries, restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick; art openings, live music, food and beverage pairing samples. 5-8pm.


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Jekyll Island Parking Fee

Vehicle entry to Jekyll Island requires a valid parking pass which must be purchased at the Guest Information Center upon arrival on the island. This pass gives you access to many of the public outdoor areas on the island, including picnic areas, beach parking and access points, playground, soccer complex, historic landmark district, fishing pier, bicycle and nature trails and more. The Parking Fee is charged per vehicle per entry per day. Multi-day passes are available for your convenience and an Annual Parking Decal is available. Bicycles and pedestrians can enter at no charge.

Information is subject to change without notice.

One Day Parking Pass $6.00
Oversized Vehicles One Day Parking Pass $10.00
Weekly Parking Pass $28.00
Annual Parking Decal $45.00
Oversized Vehicles Annual Parking Decal $90.00


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