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Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival
These three days of food, friends and family-fun start with the $3 Sample Night on September 20, then continue on September 21 and 22 with more food vendors, live music and performances, cooking demonstrations from skilled chefs, and plenty of games, activities and even pony rides in the Kids Fun Zone. Coinciding with the outdoor fun is the 2nd Annual Craft Brew Tasting, set up in the (air-conditioned) Morgan Center, offering dozens of beer varieties from the Southern Eagle Distributors line-up.
Contact: Susan Crowley
Jekyll Island
The Blessing of the Fleet, Darien, Georgia
Sunday is the main attraction...the Blessing of the Fleet! The blessing of the largest working shrimping fleet on the East Coast! You won't want to miss this historic event and best of all it is free admission (Sunday only) Sponsored by the Darien-McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce, this 3-day fun filled festival has something for everyone of all ages and interests. The weekend begins on Friday, April 12th at 5pm with arts and crafts vendors, great food, and children's activities including a bungy jump, spider climb and other fun attractions. The fun doesn't stop 7pm our venue includes a concert with gate admission on the waterfront of the Darien River. Saturday is host to a Street Parade, 5K Run and Art in the Park and much, much more! See the event schedule for a full list of events that will take place throughout the weekend. Admission is $5 for age 13 and up on Friday and Saturday. Twelve and under are admitted free with a paying adult. There is no admission charge for Sunday’s events.
Darien , GA 31305