July 1-31: The whole family will enjoy an 18-hole miniature golf course. Open year round, the golf course offers fun for groups of any size ($7 per round, discounts available for large groups). Cool off this summer at the Neptune Park Fun Zone pool ($7/day, open during spring & summer seasons). There is something for everyone, including a wading pool and water gym for the kids, lap lanes, and zero-entry access. All areas are constantly monitored by American Red Cross-certified lifeguards. Since a day at the pool works up an appetite, enjoy refreshments from our on-site concession stand while lounging poolside under an umbrella. Kids will love our state-of-the-art playground with swings, slides and much more. There are benches alongside for parents to watch the fun. There is no admission fee for the playground. 550 Beachview Dr. (912) 279-2836 or Neptune Park Fun Zone.
Welcome to St. Simons Island, Georgia!
St. Simons Island is the largest of the Golden Isles along Georgia’s southern Atlantic coast. Eighteen square miles in size, it is accessible by car via the F.J. Torras Causeway. St. Simons has a wide array of lodging choices ranging from stately hotels to comfy B & B’s. Golf resorts, condo rentals and vacation homes round out your choice for a spectacular St. Simons Island vacation. Make sure you bring or rent some bikes to explore, up close, all the beauty the island offers. And being an island, make time for some water sports and quality beach time. The restaurant scene here is packed with great local eateries, many serving fresh local seafood.
* Weather – St. Simons Island’s daily average high in July is 89 degrees, perfect for the beach, golf, boating or just relaxing in the beautiful natural surroundings of our Islands.
* Upcoming Events in and around St. Simons Island.
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July 3-5: The 56th Annual St. Simons Island Sunshine Festival held in the Pier Village on St. Simons has been an island tradition for over 60 years. The family fun starts this year on Friday, July 3rd and runs through Sunday, July 5th.
This “something for everyone” holiday features an Arts & Crafts Show that highlights some of the region’s best artists and crafters whose wares include painting, pottery, jewelry, woodcraft, photography, garden art and much, much more! This year’s entertainment features music and movies. Add to this the One Mile Fun Run, a 5 K Road Race, the Golden Isles’ only Golf Cart Parade and all of the Village merchants and dining establishments holiday specials and you have one “big bang” of a celebration.
The best fireworks display in Coastal Georgia begins at sundown – about 9 p.m. on the evening of the 4th. So bring your chair and meet your friends in oceanfront Neptune Park and sit back and watch the show.
The Sunshine Festival is sponsored by the Pier Village Association and proceeds from the festival are used for the betterment of the Pier Village and its parks. Some of the projects partially funded by PVA include public restroom facilities, grilling stations in the Neptune Park, extended street lighting on Beachview Drive, and landscaping of the parkways.
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St. Simons Island restaurants have earned a distinct reputation as some of the best dining options in the South.
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