Top Summer Events on St. Simons Island

Summer is our favorite time of year. Long, hot days spread out before you, bursting with the promise that this one is going to be the best ever; when you plan to spend your summer vacation on St. Simons Island, chances are it will be! Offering the perfect blend of southern hospitality and beachy vibes, the adventures waiting you on our coastal Georgia island will have you counting the days until you can return. Keep reading to discover all the summer fun that can be yours when you spend your sabbatical soaking up the rays on the white sand beaches of this unspoiled paradise!

Georgia Sea Islands Festival, June 3rd

Celebrate the history of the African Americans who have made their homes on these coastal barrier islands for centuries. The Georgia Sea Islands Festival features the traditional music, foods, and arts and crafts that make island life so very special!

Annual 4th of July Sunshine Art Festival, July 1st & 2nd

The islands tend to attract people of a creative bent, and the 4th of July Sunshine Art Festival features the best works of our resident artists. Offering a sample of everything from food to clothing to arts and crafts and jewelry, all items that are perfect to bring back home as souvenirs and memorabilia of your unforgettable St. Simons Island vacation, your 4th of July celebrations can only be improved by a visit to this festival!

Full Moon Porching Social, August 7th on Jekyll Island

Located just a hop, skip, and a jump away from St. Simons Island, Jekyll Island is home to this unique event that celebrates the full moon, that perfect cocktail, and your favorite person! No one appreciates the beauty of a full moon more than we islanders, and after you experience the opportunity to participate in this social, you will see why we love it so very much!

Golden Isles Speedway, August 19th

As summer starts to draw to a close, there is no reason to start feeling gloomy. The Golden Isles Speedway offers races every Saturday to help chase away the end of summer blues! Located at 101 Speedway Drive in Waynesville Georgia, just a short 36-minute drive from the island, the Speedway offers a glimpse into what life in the south is all about!

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