Featured will be the Elegant Island Living VIP Lounge with fully-catered food offerings, a private bar, VIP celebrity meet and greets, music, and more. The Tasting Tents from Noon to 3 pm will have beverage and gourmet tastings, the final rounds of the competitions in the Chefs Showdown, and the brand new Coastal Stir Cocktail Competition where the best festival cocktail will be chosen in a peopleâ€™s choice competition.
The Artisan and Farmers Market will be open from 11 am with farmer’s stands, arts, crafts, and local artisans and retailers.
Santa at Crane Cottage
Sunday, December 11, 2016 – 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at Jekyll Island
The children will share their wish list with Santa Claus at no charge. A photographer will be available to capture the moment for a fee. The historic Crane Cottage, designed in 1917, was inspired by an Italian Renaissance villa.
Monday, December 19 to Saturday the 24 from 4:30 pm to 5:20 pm. at Jekyll Island Club Hotel.
Hear the sounds of the season as Tim Akins bagpipes around the hotel at this free event as you get into the holiday spirit!
Big Photography “Pin-Up” Show and Sale
December 1 through 31 at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive
FREE FLOW – First Monday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Artists join in for a lively discussion of art. All levels and mediums welcome.
OPEN STUDIO – Third Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Bring your adult coloring books, knitting, crocheting, painting, or whatever. Feel free to bring snacks and/or adult beverages.
Glynn Visual Arts is a non-profit 501c3 organization that serves as the community’s visual arts center and promotes appreciation and expression of the visual arts. They offer classes for all ages in various art mediums, an exhibitor’s art gallery, and a gift shop.
Jekyll Island Skating Village
Now through Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Monday through Thursday: 3 to 9 p.m.
Friday through Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day and New Yearâ€™s Day
$5 per skater for 30-minute session
Oceanfront â€œiceâ€ skating is at this outdoor synthetic rink that also has skate rentals, concessions, viewing areas for spectators, and panoramic Atlantic Ocean views. A chalet sells snacks, drinks, hot cocoa, and special merchandise. Up to 40 skaters can skate at once, and there is no age limit.