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Ongoing Events on Jekyll Island

The Georgia Sea Turtle Center

214 Stable Road
Jekyll Island, Georgia

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.


$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.

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.

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


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.
Weekly Events on Jekyll Island

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Nature Walks

Tidelands Nature Center
100 Riverview Dr.

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.

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 Eco Lecture Series at Village Creek Landing or call 912.399.0063.

First Friday

Historic Brunswick Downtown Promenade

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

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