2018 Founder's Party and Gray's Reef Film Festival

4th Annual Founder’s Party

Thursday, February 8th, 6pm

Tickets on sale now!

It’s Savannah, so let’s have a party!  Join us to kick off the 15th annual Gray’s Reef Film Festival!  Co-hosted by South Magazine, our Founder’s Party will debut Savannah’s hottest event locale – Jelinek Creative Spaces’ new place at 230 W. Bay Street in Historic Savannah. Just steps from the Cotton Sail Hotel, we’ll explore ocean treasures, enjoy bites from Thrive, have a glass of wine or three, and gear up for magnificent ocean immersion all weekend!  The party’s just waiting for you to come aboard! Thursday, February 8, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tickets $60.

Do your part to protect Gray’s Reef and our great global ocean, and join the fun!  Purchase your ticket here!


Gray's Reef Film Festival

Friday, February 9th to Sunday, February 11th

Get tickets here!

Suggested donation to benefit Gray's Reef NMS Foundation:

$8/adults and $5/children, students, and military

Schedule now available! 

Join Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, the Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and local partners at the 15th Annual Gray’s Reef Film Festival - an exciting event that combines art, education, and entertainment to inspire ocean stewardship and conservation in our community. The 2018 festival will feature two full nights of films at the Trustees Theater, an afternoon Emerging Filmmakers Session at SCAD Museum of Art Theater, and a Sunday matinee at the Tybee Post Theater. The festivities kick off on February 8th with our annual Founder’s Party, hosted in downtown Savannah. Proceeds benefit Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. 

Thank You for Your Support!



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Margo Jackson          Cheryl Chip          Letta & David Sneed          Sarah Fangman          Joe Hoke         Gary & Dodie Koch