View of a boat in the water through palmettos

Hilton Head Island Festivals & Events

    • 20th Annual Gullah Celebration
    • (February 1-28, 2016)
    Learn More
    gullah celebration slider
    • 2016 Hilton Head Bridal Show presented by Hilton Head Monthly
    • (Sunday February 7, 2016)
    Learn More
    weddings
    • Wine & Food Festival
    • (March 7 – 13, 2016)
    Learn More
    wine and food
    • RBC Heritage
    • (April 11-17, 2016)
    Learn More
    heritage 2016

Submit Your Upcoming Event

Find Upcoming Events on Hilton Head Island

Share this event

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 - Sunday, Apr 3, 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...

Share this event

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

Daily; 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)...

Share this event

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 - Sunday, May 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 pr...

Share this event

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 - Saturday, Dec 31, 2016

Daily; call for reservation.

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. Targete...

Share this event

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 - Sunday, Feb 14, 2016

Outside Hilton Head hosts its 24th annual Recycle Your Jacket for Deep Well program this February. The community is encouraged to bring in donations of sweaters, coats and jackets in good condition. In return, those who donate will receive discounts up to fifty percent on in-stock jackets and out...

Share this event

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 - Thursday, Dec 29, 2016

Tuesdays & Thursdays; 10-11:30am

Other times available by appointment

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) 842-19...

Share this event

Thursday, Feb 11, 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...

Share this event

Thursday, Feb 11, 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....

Share this event

Thursday, Feb 11, 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...

Share this event

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 - Friday, Feb 12, 2016

All ages are welcomed at this Workshop hosted by artist Amiri Farris at the Coastal Discovery Museum.  Sit with us a while and enjoy the company of other budding artists as we take a step-by-step adventure into the world of painting!  Well-known artist Amiri Geuka Farris will guide you along th...

Share this event

Friday, Feb 12, 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...

Share this event

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 - Saturday, Feb 27, 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 at the Coastal Discovery Museum.  Then, try your hand at starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials.  Cost is $65 per person a...

Share this event

Saturday, February 13, 2016

This one-of-kind event is afternoon filled with authentic Gullah dishes such as Okra Gumbo, Conch Stew, fried shrimp dusted in traditional Gullah seasonings and classic barbecue favorites like char-grilled chicken and ribs. While you eat you can enjoy the entertainment of several local artists in...

Share this event

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 - Saturday, Feb 27, 2016

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

Share this event

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Are you ready to dance? This event is sure to keep you dancing all evening long with the featured band, Deas Guys, a renowned Hilton Head Island favorite. With the purchase of your ticket you can enjoy the delicious buffet of Lowcountry foods, including smothered pork loin, collard greens, red ri...

Share this event

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Enjoy a romantic evening with that special someone at Links, an American Grill, located in the Harbour Town Clubhouse; Live Oak, located in the Plantation Golf Club; or Coast, located in the Sea Pines Beach Club. Reservations recommended at Links (843) 363-8380, Live Oak (843) 842-1441, and Coast...

Share this event

Monday, Feb 15, 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,...

Share this event

Wednesday, Feb 17, 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 ...

Share this event

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 - Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

Wednesdays; 10am.Other times available by appointment.An introduction to the fastest-growing version of croquet due to its simplicity and competitiveness. Reservations are required; contact (843) 842-1979. $10 per person....

Share this event

February 17

Learn about the natural history of many snakes commonly found in the Lowcountry at this program at the Coastal Discovery Museum.  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 for an u...

  • Destination Guide Covers

    Request FreeDestination Info

  • Hilton Head Island Compass

    Available on the App Store Get it on Google Play
  • Sign up for exclusive offersBecome a
    Hilton Head Insider