What happens if the event is canceled or postponed?
If the event is postponed, all tickets will be rolled over to the new date. If you are unable to attend the new date we will issue a refund up to 30 days before the new event date and 7 days after. In the event of cancellation all tickets will be refunded within 14 days of the event.
What is the cancellation policy if I need to cancel my reservation?
You may cancel your reservation for no charge between 11:59 PM local hotel time 3 days before arrival. Please note that we will assess a fee of $160.46 if you must cancel after this deadline.
Do I need to be a guest at The Westin Hotel in order to attend Southern Drifter Music Festival?
No, however The Westin is our host hotel and will offer discounted packages including free drink tickets and food options.
Is there an entry fee for Jekyll Island?
As you make your way onto Jekyll Island for the Southern Drifter Music Festival, there will be an entry fee of $8 per vehicle per day ($12 for vehicles exceeding 8'). As a state park, all vehicles entering the island are required to have a valid parking pass. You can purchase these passes at the gate, or online.
I’m staying off-site, is there a shuttle I can take?
No, but there are several ride-sharing options on the island including the popular bike trails which cover the entire island.
What should I expect the weather to be like during the festival?
Southern Drifter Music Festival is a rain or shine event. Typically in late May, the temperatures are in the mid-to-high 80s and get down to the mid-to-high 60s at night.
Are pets allowed?
The Westin at Jekyll Island welcomes two dogs up to 50 lbs for an additional fee of $50 per night (not to exceed $150 per stay). Well-behaved dogs may be left in rooms unattended for short periods of time. The hotel will charge an additional fee of $300 if there are noise complaints about unattended dogs and if dogs are left alone for more than two hours. Dog beds and bowls are available, and the hotel has a grassy area with a waste station for pet relief. Sorry, cats are not permitted.