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Hilton Head Island Festivals & Events

    • Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Towne Centre
    • (Every Friday from June 17 - September 2, 7-10pm)
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    • HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Harbour
    • (June 14 - August 16, 2016)
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    • Movie Nights in the Park at Shelter Cove Towne Centre
    • (Every Thursday from June 16 - August 11, 9pm)
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A week long Spring Tour celebrating Santa Elena's 450th Anniversary

More than 40 years before the English settled at Jamestown in Virginia, the Spanish established a town and fort on the shores of Port Royal Sound in Beaufort County, S.C. Celebrating it’s 450th Anniversary, Santa Elena is the featured organization for the 2016 Beaufort County Spring Tour taking...

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Friday, Apr 29, 2016 - Sunday, May 1, 2016

It's that time again!  20% off Case Wine Sale begins Friday, April 29th and lasts through Sunday, May 1st.  Mix and match your favorite twelve bottles or get a case of your top pick.  Stock up now!...

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 - Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Art Market at Historic Honey Horn, a juried art and craft festival, will be held Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1.  The event will host 90 accomplished artists from the region and from across the country who will bring their best work to compete for $5,000 in prize money.  Artists were ...

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

Call for reservation. Enjoy a one-hour guided boat tour through the freshwater lakes of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve and get a close-up view of Hilton Head Island's indigenous plant and animal life, including the American alligator. Reservations required; contact H2O Sports at (843) 671-4386. $...

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 - Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

SERG restaurants have quite the jam-packed live music calendar this April! Check out the local musical talent who will play at their restaurants throughout the month. Mark these dates on your calendar and bring your friends and family out to enjoy delicious food, drinks and the best live music on...

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 - Thursday, May 26, 2016

Enjoy fishing for catfish, crappie and bream by the beautiful lakes in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Supplies and instruction provided; catch and release program. Reservations are required; contact (843) 842-1979. Minimum of 6 guests. $19/adult, $14/child (ages 12 & younger)....

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

Learn the art of fly casting and the basics of fly fishing in the scenic Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Join Captain Fuzzy Davis for a custom two-hour clinic that will have you casting like a pro. All tackle and flies are included and no license is required. Targeted species include bass and bluegill...

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 - Saturday, May 28, 2016

Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry's best known art forms, from a local 7th generation Gullah basket maker.  Then try your hand at starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials.

Cost is $65 per person (ages 12 and older please) and...

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Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 - Saturday, May 21, 2016

Explore the waterways around the Pinckney Island Forest Preserve on board the Tammy Jane.  This 2 hour educational cruise will circumnavigate the Pinckney Island (Skull Creek and Mackay Creek).  Learn about the salt marsh, maritime forest, barrier islands, and the history of Pinckney Island.  ...

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 Killers- heart disease and stroke. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Heart Walk creates and environment that's fun and rewarding ...

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May 2016

All May long, Marleys Island Seafood Grille will feature new, exciting tacos and $3 Coronas, Corona Lights, Modelo Bottles and Tecate Cans. Be sure to stop by on May 5th to enjoy our Cinco de Marleys Fiesta Specials, which include $3 margaritas, $3 mojitos and $3 tacos! Please also vote for us fo...

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

The Yacht Hop, Hospice Care of the Lowcountry's largest annual fundraiser, takes place in the Harbour Town Yacht Basin in The Sea Pines Resort.  Guests are invited to step aboard stunning yachts and be treated to mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres prepared fresh by some of the area’...

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Monday, May 2, 2016 - Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

Travel back in time with the stories of Honey Horn's past 200 years.  You'll learn about the planters, the northern hunters who visited in the winter, the islanders who worked on site and the Hack Family who lived at Honey Horn from 1950 until the late 1990s.  This walk, led by a Museum docent,...

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Monday, May 2, 2016 - Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Monday Night Tennis Exhibition Join us for an exciting tennis demonstration with valuable tips, refreshments, prize drawings, and our traditional fishbowl sale. This event is sponsored by Sea Pines Real Estate, Prince, Adidas and Wilson. For additional information, please contact the Sea Pines R...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Learn how to throw a cast net from local angler Scott Moody.  This hands-on program will show you the best way to learn to "open that net" on every cast.  Beginners are welcome.  Bring your own net, or a loaner will be made available to you.

Cost is $10 per person (ages 12 and older) and...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Taste and learn with our experts at Cheese Night! Join our specialty cheese team members for this free tasting in our specialty cheese department on Tuesday, May 3rd from 6-7:30pm.This month's theme is soft-ripened cheese, with a variety available for sampling. Walk into our che...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

A brief historical and natural history overview is given by a Museum docent, followed by a walking tout of this National Wildlife Refuge, including salt marsh and maritime forest.  Wildlife may include variety of birds, alligators and marsh inhabitants.  Every Tuesday and Thursday 9 am - 11 am....

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - Thursday, Dec 22, 2016

Join a certified guide for a closer look at the salt marsh aboard a stable, touring kayak.  Venture into creeks and inlets to view local wildlife, such as wading birds and dolphins.

No children under 5

$32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult) Reservations are required by calling 8...

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

It is highly recommended that you purchase your tickets online, because shows regularly sell out. ATTENTION: All tickets purchased at the door are $5.00 more than tickets purchased online. “Bill puts on a show that is truly entertaining. We are still talking about it. His show is definitely a m...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016

Take a guided tour with a docent from the Coastal Discovery Museum, through the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Habitat to see and learn about our native butterflies.  Discover the different stages of a butterfly's life cycle and learn how to save the butterflies!  Reservations are required by cal...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Friday, Oct 28, 2016

Take a boat trip on Broad Creek into Calibogue Sound.  This Museum-led tour will share information about the salt marsh, the sound, the dolphins, and the other creatures who live there. Location given out  when making reservation.

Tour is $19 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12) and reservations ...

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

Learn about the area's early explorers and the importance of the island during the Civil War, Mitchelville, and the Steam Cannon from a docent with the Coastal Discovery Museum.  The tour visits the site of Fort Walker and the Steam Cannon.

Cost is $12 adult, $7 child (ages 7-12 only) and ...

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

This program incorporates wonderful instruction with lots of fun - the perfect ingredients for a successful week of tennis. For players 50 years of age and older, and for USTA ratings of 2.0-4.5. Gain confidence in your shot making, refine stroke mechanics and learn our fitness components to prov...

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

Join a Coastal Discovery Museum docent and learn how Hilton Head Island was home to thousands of Union soldiers during the Civil War.  Find out why they were here and how they spent their time.  Historic photographs, maps and artifacts tell the story of Hilton Head from 1861-1865. $7 per person...

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

Just a sampling of our offerings...

Fresh, local produce (organic & traditional), plants, nuts, herbs, flowers, honey, cheese, milk, eggs, beef, pork, lamb, and seafood...

Specialty items: kettle corn, spices, coffee, loose tea blends, smoothie boosters, cookies, galettes, treats,...

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Every Thursday night through May 19, 2016

This exciting seasonal event returns at Neptune Statue, combining the best local bands with delicious food and drinks. Now in its eighth season, the spring outdoor concert series will kick-off with Deas Guyz and will feature a variety of bands on Thursday nights throughout April and May. Shelter ...

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Friday, May 6, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

3 day, 2 night stay. 10 Hour Adult Weekend Clinic, Friday 2 to 5:30, Saturday, 9 to 12:30, Sunday 9 to 12.  Accommodations next door at the 4 diamond Sonesta Resort. • Work with knowledgeable and enthusiastic world-class international staff • Develop proper stroke production and footwork th...

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Friday, May 6, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

These clinics are offered for competitive players above a 3.5 level and feature a tactical approach to building a player's game. Both singles and doubles play patterns are developed through a progressive use of tactical dead ball, live ball and competitive decision making drills. If you are comfo...

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Friday, May 6, 2016 - Friday, Dec 30, 2016

As one of the most productive environments on the planet, the Salt Marsh functions as a filter and nursery for the coast.  Learn from a Museum docent how marsh plants adapt to the salt water, and why we should protect this interesting ecosystem.

$10 adult, $5 child (ages 4-12) Reservations...

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May 7

Admission: $6, Kids 10 & Under FreeConcessions/kid zone sold separately

It’s the second year for Beer, Bacon & Music Festival, developed by the Island Recreation Association to benefit the Association’s Children’s Scholarship Fund to ensure that no child is denied recreational...

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Saturday, May 7, 2016

Admission: $6, Kids 10 & Under FreeConcessions/kid zone sold separately

It’s the second year for Beer, Bacon & Music Festival, developed by the Island Recreation Association to benefit the Association’s Children’s Scholarship Fund to ensure that no child is denied recreational...

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