Jacksonville North / St. Marys KOA Holiday Events
Join us for a spooky weekend of fun for all ages! Bring your favorite costume, site decorations, and chili recipe for a chance to win one of our contests. Book your reservation today so you don't miss out on all the fun.
- Site decorating contest judging
- Foam pumpkin carving
- Pumpkin scavenger hunt
- Chili Cook-Off & Care Camps fundraiser
- Costume contest judging
- Trick-or-Treat in the park
Labor Day Celebration
We Are Hosting a Labor Day Celebration again this year. We will have Vendors, Food Trucks, Live Music, and Carnival Games. The Carnival style celebration will be held Sat September 4th from 12 PM to 8 PM. At 9pm we will be having a glow pool party and the following day we have several activity's planned for our guest only.
Make your reservations early cause our sites sell out quickly for holiday weekends.
Come join the Fun!
Local Area Events
Rock Shrimp Festival
The 49th Annual Rock Shrimp Festival brings a full day of family fun to St. Marys including a 5K race and a themed 10:00 a.m. parade featuring floats, fire trucks, tractors and golf carts. You'll find entertainment, demonstrations, arts & crafts vendors and food concessionaires.
The best part of the day, for most, are the rock shrimp dinners that include rock shrimp, the southeastern delicacy that is the festivals namesake. Typically, included in the dinner are boiled shrimp, fried fish, slaw and hushpuppies. The dinners are generally served from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Advance tickets are available at the St. Marys Welcome Center until Noon on FRIDAY. Cash or Check only, please. Cost is $12 in Advance and $15 the day of the event. (Tentative Fees)
The Rock Shrimp Festival is one of St. Marys' signature events and brings a big crowd while maintaining a small town feel. If you're planning on attending, advance registration is encouraged for the 5K and 10 Runs.
The tentative festival schedule is tentatively as follows:
7:30 a.m. 5K & 10 K Races Start
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Vendors
10:00 a.m. Parade Begins
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (or while supplies last) Rock Shrimp Dinners
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Entertainment & Demonstrations
Kingsland Catfish Festival
Enjoy this down-home festival with crispy southern-fried catfish and all the fixings sure to please! Festival goers can feast on this and much more during Kingsland, Georgia's Annual Catfish Festival. The fun kicks off at 9am and lasts throughout the day, concluding with annual Night Parade. Throw in arts & craft booths, a variety of food booths, antiques and collectibles and there will be something to please everyone in the family!
Event activities include live entertainment, a children's amusement area, a 5K Run, arts & craft booths, a variety of food booths, antiques and collectibles and a night parade.
Mardi Gras Festival
The festival is a time of family fun, so come on and Let the Good Times Roll! Enjoy a Friday night concert followed by artisan shopping, more music, and festival food all day Saturday The festival includes a parade and nationally recognized featured artists playing free concerts presented by K-Bay 106.3
Independence Day Festival
The Kiwanis Annual Fourth of July celebration offers hometown charm plus a parade and fireworks over the St. Marys River. Other activities include a 5K & 10K Run, arts & crafts vendors, entertainment throughout the day and river cruise that offers the best seat in town for the fireworks display. Organized and planned by the St. Marys Kiwanis Club.
10am - Parade
Dusk - Fireworks (Starts Between 9pm - 9:30 pm)