Get ready for an exciting summer season by making your way to St. Simons Island. There is no better reason for a summer getaway than the Fourth of July. Our country’s birthday allows you to enjoy a variety of festivities while soaking in some sunshine. Take a look at why you need to make your way to St. Simons Island this year for the Fourth of July:
38th Annual Sunshine Festival 4th of July 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Start your 4th of July holiday on the right foot with the annual Sunshine Festival 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run taking place on St. Simons Island. St. Simons Island has the perfect scenery for an exciting run on the morning of the 4th of July. This event starts at 7:00 AM for the annual 5K race and will take you across the Spanish moss-adorned streets. The kids can join in on the fun too with the 1-mile fun run that starts right after the 5K at 8:00 AM. Participants will enjoy an event-themed t-shirt and awards ceremony following the race. Make sure to come in your best patriotic attire as an award for the best costume will also be given out. Start your patriotic holiday with a relaxing run on St Simons Island!
Jekyll Island Fireworks
St. Simons Island is a part of the Golden Isles that are located on the coast of Georgia. Each of the islands is just a short ferry ride apart making them easy to get to. After your morning race makes your way to nearby Jekyll Island for their annual fireworks display. The fireworks show is a staple among the 4th of July celebrations and will light up the night sky. The show starts around 9:30 PM once the weather conditions make for a perfect background for the fireworks and pyrotechnics. You can catch the best views from Great Dunes Beach Park and Oceanview Beach Park. Make sure to bring some cash on you as the parks will be having a parking fee for the event. Come see the best fireworks display in all of Georgia!
Book Today for St. Simons Island
There is no better summer destination than St. Simons Island. Book today to find the perfect vacation rental for you and your family. Get ready for the best Fourth of July celebration yet.