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Hilton Head Island Festivals & Events

    • HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Harbour
    • (June 14 - August 23)
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    • Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Towne Centre
    • (Every Friday from June 17 - September 2, 7-10pm)
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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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    • Gregg Russell's 40th Anniversary
    • (Every Night Except Saturdays from June 5 - August 26, 8pm)
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Friday, July 29th 2016 - Sunday, September 4th 2016

Family entertainer, Shannon Tanner, returns to Shelter Cove to kick off his 28th season on Hilton Head Island at Shelter Cove Harbour starting Memorial Day weekend (May 28 & 29). Starting Memorial day Shannon plays Monday - Friday, two shows at 7 and 8:30 p.m. through Saturday, September 3rd. St...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Tuesday, August 23rd 2016

HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina on Hilton Head Island, SC is a weekly celebration during the summer (every Mon-Fri) with live music featuring Shannon Tanner, entertainment from Cappy the Clown, art & crafts and activities for kids. Tuesday nights during HarbourFest are the tradi...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Saturday, December 31st 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 throu...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Saturday, December 31st 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. $29/...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Sunday, August 7th 2016

Following the success of last summer’s hit Always, Patsy Cline, SSTI looks to transport audiences back in time once again with another artist that defined a generation, John Denver. With a cast of five talented New York actor/singer/musicians, this unforgettable night of twenty-nine John Denver so...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Saturday, December 31st 2016

Kerry Pollock's Original and Only "Funny Not Filthy" Comedy Venue now in our New Location!  World Class Stand-up Comedy and Variety Headliners as seen in Las Vegas, Hollywood, and National TV.   Located in South Island Square at 843 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC  29928.   Our all ...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Friday, October 28th 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 are requir...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Saturday, December 31st 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 comforta...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Saturday, December 31st 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. R...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, July 31st 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,  Nig...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Saturday, July 30th 2016

This smash-hit Broadway musical was inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what ...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Sunday, August 7th 2016

This Tony Award winning musical features magic, merriment and murder all as told by a traveling troupe of actors led by a cunning and charming leading player. Pippin is the story of a young prince, heir to the throne, who is searching for his own ‘corner of the sky.’ With infectious tunes by Ste...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Friday, December 30th 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 required ...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, September 5th 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....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, September 5th 2016

Hilton Head Island's musical chameleon will cross over generations in a one-man acoustic show.Music is on the Center Stage, beachside at Coligny, every night starting at 6:30pm....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, October 31st 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 4-12) and ...

Monday, August 1st 2016 - Wednesday, August 31st 2016

Harbour Town Yacht Basin offers some of the most experienced fishing captains on Hilton Head Island operating private fishing charters all year long. Just 10 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, its fleet, including the Izzy A, Echo, and Integrity, will guide you to the most fertile fishing grounds. Har...

Monday, August 1st 2016

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 and August...

Monday, August 1st 2016 - Wednesday, August 31st 2016

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Sea Pines and discover your adventurous side through geocaching! Geocaching is a real-world treasure hunting game where you'll follow clues to find hidden items at our popular sights. Share your pictures on Instagram and tag @theseapinesresort. Get started a...

Monday, August 1st 2016 - Wednesday, August 31st 2016

Celebrating 40 years in Harbour Town in 2016, Gregg has become a Sea Pines classic. You can find him underneath the Liberty oak entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Thursday, December 29th 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, wi...

Monday, August 1st 2016 - Thursday, September 29th 2016

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 Resort Racquet Club....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, August 29th 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 Racq...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, August 8th 2016

Join us at Port Royal Golf Club for an elegant dinner affair complete with murder and intrigue.  Become the detective and determine who the culprit is int he ever changing theatrical adventure.  Fun for the entire family! ...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Tuesday, August 30th 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.  ...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Tuesday, August 9th 2016

The Shelter Cove Summer Community Market will be a 9 week event, held every Tuesday, from June 14th until August 9th,, from 4:30pm-7pm. The market is going to be paired with our long running Summer Jams 7 – 9 pm, which features entertainment for the kids and culminates with a fireworks show over S...

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016 - Wednesday, August 31st 2016

Spend your morning searching for the crabs of Hilton Head Island and learning about crabs and other beach creatures, including the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin. Supplies provided; catch and release. Reservations required....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Thursday, December 29th 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.$12...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Tuesday, October 11th 2016

Join The Hottest Spots on our Hilton Head Island Bar Crawl every Tuesday. Your guide will have fun games to play and bars on the crawl will be providing excellent Food and Drink Specials for crawlers! This is a great way to experience some of the best bars on the south end of the island. Each crawle...

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016 - Tuesday, August 30th 2016

Enjoy music by the Mike Barbara Trio at Ocean Lounge, located on the second floor of the world-class Sea pines Beach Club every Tuesday and Thursday. Experience live jazz and incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as a variety of specialty drinks and cocktails....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Thursday, December 22nd 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 843-689-6767 ext....

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016

Raptors play an important role in our ecosystem and have some impressive survival skills too.  A few extraordinary birds will visit from Lowcountry Raptors so you can get an up close look at these amazing creatures.  All of the birds are non-releasable due to permanent injury and are covered under...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Tuesday, August 30th 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 th...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Tuesday, August 30th 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 waterway...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Wednesday, August 31st 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 Proje...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, September 5th 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....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Monday, September 5th 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....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Wednesday, October 26th 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 callin...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Wednesday, August 31st 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 visuall...

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016 - Wednesday, August 31st 2016

Enjoy 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....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Wednesday, December 28th 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 reservatio...

Thursday, August 4th 2016

Come enjoy a cup of coffee and hear updates from Venue Committee members, get the latest news regarding the Hilton Head Island Culture & Arts Network and have the opportunity to share ideas for cultivating arts, culture and history on Hilton Head Island....

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Thursday, December 29th 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 provide...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Thursday, December 29th 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 (p...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Thursday, September 29th 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, jams, salsa, dip...

Friday, July 29th 2016 - Thursday, August 25th 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.  From ...

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