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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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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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Tuesday, May 31, 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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Tuesday, May 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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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Tuesday, May 31, 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 31, 2016 - Monday, Jul 31, 2017

Find the best nightlife happenings in one place on TheHottestSpots.com.  Search for specific Hilton Head, Bluffton and Savannah nightlife like  Happy Hour,  Live Music,  Karaoke,  Bar Crawls,  Daily Specials and More, or browse through everything!   Whether you're looking for  Lounges,  ...

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

Join us for a 2 hour exploration of Bluffton's May River aboard research vessel SPARTINA with Marine Biologist, Captain Amber Kuehn.  You will observe nature up close with a display of live organisms.  A scientific explanation will accompany a trip through this scenic river and salt marsh.  Fr...

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Tuesday, May 31, 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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Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - Monday, Sep 5, 2016

The Lowcountry's premiere funk, soul and good time party musician will light up Coligny's stage with his signature toe-tapping blend of classics and originals.Music is on Center Stage, Beachside at Coligny, every night starting at 6:30pm....

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Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 - Monday, Sep 5, 2016

Rock 'n' roll, Americana and good old fashioned fun music will get you up and on your feet.Music is on Center Stage, Beachside at Coligny, every night starting at 6:30pm....

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Wednesday, Jun 1, 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, Jun 1, 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, Jun 1, 2016 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

This is a unique opportunity to be on a 2-hour scientific research cruise through the Coastal Discovery Museum, to study acoustic communication between resident dolphins in the May River and their prey.  Yes, fish use sounds to communicate too!  While USCB researchers from Dr. Montie's Lab visu...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesdays; 8-10pmEnjoy a fun summer night floating on a tube at the Harbour Town Swimming Pool while watching a movie and eating pizza with your family. Reservations required; contact (843) 842-1979. $17/adult, $14/child (ages 12 & younger)...

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Wednesday, Jun 1, 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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Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016

Join the Coastal Discovery Museum for an evening sea turtle lecture and beach walk.  Learn all about sea turtles, loggerhead nesting on Hilton Head Island, the Sea Turtle Protection Project, and how you can help!  Enjoy a fascinating indoor presentation led by a Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Pr...

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Thursday, Jun 2, 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, Jun 2, 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, Jun 2, 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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Thursday, Jun 2, 2016 - Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Join us for a 2 hour exploration of Bluffton's May River aboard research vessel SPARTINA with Marine Biologist, Captain Amber Kuehn.  You will observe nature up close with a display of live organisms.  A scientific explanation will accompany a trip through this scenic river and salt marsh.  Fr...

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Friday, Jun 3, 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, Jun 3, 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, Jun 3, 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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Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 - Monday, Sep 5, 2016

Feeling smart?  Test your gray matter in a high-energy team trivia show that will test your skills and earn you fantastic prizes in a family-friendly environment.Music is on the Center Stage, Beachside at Coligny, every night starting at 6:30pm....

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Saturday, June 4, 2016

Saturdays; 7:30-9:30pmSondorBlue is a young, talented band of four Island-raised musicians-turned-college students. Their fun, energetic music blends styles and songs from the 60's to modern day, and is known to leave fans tapping their feet and dancing along. Complimentary....

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Monday, Jun 6, 2016 - Monday, Oct 31, 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.  Discovery the different stages of a butterfly's life cycle and learn how to save the butterflies!

$10 adult and $5 child (ages ...

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June 6

An interactive day camp at the Coastal Discovery Museum where kids learn the basics of fishing, crabbing and shrimping.  The program will help kids discover the sport of fishing and give them all the tools necessary to continue fishing for years to come.

Held on most Mondays in June, July ...

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Monday, Jun 6, 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, Jun 6, 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, Jun 7, 2016 - Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Learn to be a beachcomber!  Ever wonder who lives in those holes in the sand?  What living fossil can you find at the beach?  Who do sea turtles "dig the dark"?  Come explore with the Coastal Discovery Museum our ever changing marine environment at Burkes Beach, near the Folly, a tidal inlet....

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June 7

From the venomous rattle snakes to colorful milk snakes, our region is home to numerous species that play essential roles in our ecosystem.  Join Tony Mills, Education Director of the Spring Island LowCountry Institute and Coastal Kingdom, for an up close and personal session with a variety of t...

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Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 - Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Join us for a 2 hour exploration of Skull Creek and the surrounding waterways aboard research vessel SPARTINA with Marine Biologist, Captain Amber Kuehn.  You will observe nature up close with a display of live organisms.  A scientific explanation will accompany a trip through this scenic water...

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Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 - Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

Join the Coastal Discovery Museum for a 2 hour exploration of Skull Creek and the surrounding waterways aboard research vessel SPARTINA with Marine Biologist, Captain Amber Kuehn.  You will observe nature up close with a display of live organisms.  A scientific explanation will accompany a trip...

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