This year marks Jekyll Island’s 75th anniversary as a State Park and will see a series of celebrations hosted throughout the year to represents its history. Visitors can enjoy vintage drive-in movies, fireworks shows, a Beach Village block party, plus special, commemorative programming and tours at the museum.
2022 also marks the 35th year since the grand re-opening of the Jekyll Island Club. During the Gilded Age, wealthy industrialists flocked to Jekyll Island, then an exclusive hunting club and now the celebrated Jekyll Island Club Resort. Past guests including J.P. Morgan, the Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, and Carnegie families came to escape the winter weather further north in the USA.