Southern Grown Festival Sea Island (June 10-12)

This is a celebration of all things Southern including food, drink and plenty of music! The Southern Grown Festival Sea Island builds on Sea Island’s rich 88-year history. You will find some of the best culinary talent, renowned bands, and a raft of intriguing instructional sessions combine to create a remarkable multi-day program that showcases the best of the South.

This year will mark the 2nd Annual Southern Grown Festival celebrating the American South, which will be held June 10th – 12th and will showcase the unique tastes and traditions of the region. The three-day festival will feature events and experiences led by award-winning Southern chefs and personalities. Georgia festivals will never feel the same after visiting this great event!

What to Expect This Year

On Saturday, festival goers can choose from classes such as “Culinary Gardening” and “Bird Dog Training 101” to a BBQ “Smokin’ Rivalry” battle. That evening, attendees can enjoy “Dinner on the Lawn,” with food booths and action stations allowing attendees personal interaction with participating chefs.

The Grammy-award winning Tedeschi Trucks Band takes the stage on Saturday night for an oceanfront performance on the lawn of The Lodge at Sea Island, preceded by Dumpstaphunk and Jason Isbell. The great talent on display makes this one of the best of Georgia fairs and festivals!

Tickets and Admission

With all of the food, music and array of activities, you will be kicking yourself if you pass up the Southern Grown Festival. Come and experience all that the South has to offer in one place, Georgia fairs and festivals never disappoint!! General admission tickets start at $72 and up to $1,725 for all access passes for two. For additional information or to make reservations, go to or call 1-800-SEA-ISLAND.

Other great activities on Sea Island include: