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Merry Shrimpmas in Jekyll Island

November 24, 2017 to November 25, 2017


This year, and this year only, we’re having a special festival that merges some of the most beloved elements from the Shrimp & Grits Festival and the Tree Lighting celebration into a new, two-day event – Merry Shrimpmas.

Merry Shrimpmas will feature shrimp and grits dishes, live music, and an artist’s market for holiday shopping. Younger festival goers can take in story time with Santa Claus and play in the kid’s zone. Festivities will culminate Saturday evening with the lighting of the great Jekyll Island Christmas Tree.

This celebration will provide an opportunity for everyone to support local businesses in the aftermath of the storm and will offer the community a unique way to ring in the holiday season. We hope you will join us this November for this unique event.

Merry Shrimpmas will take place in the Jekyll Island National Historic Landmark District. Admission to the festival is FREE. Costs will vary for individual attractions, food, and refreshments throughout the event.

Friday, November 24th: 2-8 p.m.
Saturday, November 25th: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.


November 24, 2017
November 25, 2017
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Jekyll Island
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