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Monica Rojas

We were lucky enough to spend the day with a very special visitor in his super-secret island workshop to help capture the magic of Christmas. Beautiful ladies in festive fashion and wide-eyed children in darling holiday attire make for a fun time. Read more

Fashion

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Monica Rojas

It looks like we made Santa's "Nice" list this year! We hope you did too because he's got some gift ideas from local retailers that would be welcome under any Christmas tree. Take a cue from Santa and shop local this holiday! Read more

Business Showcase

Whether you think of him as St. Nick or as Santa Claus, that rotund and jolly white-bearded man is the embodiment of the spirit of giving at Christmas. So who exactly is the man in the red suit? Here's a little history... Read more

Culture & History

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Julie Andrew

‘Twas the season of open houses, holiday markets, home tours, and bake sales galore. There were parties and visits with Santa for young and old. EIL managed to get out and capture some of the fun at these events, we hope you had a wonderful holiday! Read more

People & Places

It's a holly, jolly good time on Jekyll Island during the Christmas season.There's a Movies on the Green screening of Elf, the skating rink has expanded, and don't forget to come out to the lighting of the Christmas tree! A full season of fun awaits! Read more

Events

Get ready to welcome Santa on Christmas Eve as he makes his annual rounds of the island on old Engine No. 32. Learn more about this St. Simons Island holiday tradition and the wonderful people who have been making this happen for 75 years. Read more

Events

Join Lighthouse Trolleys in a Christmas celebration of our community. Each night, December 13-24, the trolley departs on a tour of the island's holiday lights. Hot chocolate and cookies and a surprise visit from Santa make the trip even more festive! Read more

Events

For many families, watching Ralphie Parker and his campaign to get a Red Ryder BB gun is as much a part of Christmas as the arrival of Santa himself. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities brings it to the Ritz Radio Theatre Stage in December. Read more

Events

Santa Claus is coming to town and the EIL elves have put together a selection of gift ideas from local retailers to help make his shopping (and yours) a little easier this holiday. Shop with Golden Isles merchants and support local business! Read more

Business Showcase

The St. Simons Civinettes have been bringing Christmas cheer to island children for decades by hosting Santa's annual tour of the island on an antique fire truck. They're busy preparing right now... Read more

Events

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