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Foodie February on Hilton Head Island

Are you a foodie visiting Hilton Head Island in February? Well, you’ve picked the perfect month to indulge with events perfect for foodies all month long! From traditional Gullah cuisine, to seafood and Chamber Restaurant Week, we’re sure you’ll find something to satisfy your taste buds during your visit. Check out these great events, pair them with a date night to one of over 250 Island restaurants and cap off your stay with some nightlife. Cheers and bon appétit!

Overview of Events during of Foodie February on Hilton Head Island:

22nd Annual Gullah Celebration: February 1 – February 28, 2018
Enjoy learning about the history and culture of the Gullah community through song, dance and…food!
View more about events occurring during this month-long celebration here.


Chamber Restaurant Week 2018: February 3 – 10, 2018
Get ready to enjoy Chamber Restaurant Week, one of the area’s most popular weeks for dining out, trying new restaurants and visiting old favorites.
View menus of participating restaurants here.


Hilton Head Island Chefs Bring the Island’s Culinary Scene to the James Beard House: February 7, 2018;
Local Celebrity Chef Tour February 22, 2018
Five local chefs from Hilton Head Island and Bluffton will travel to the prestigious James Beard House to showcase their culinary expertise and prepare dinner for approximately 130 guests. This exclusive event will be held in New York City, NY and will showcase some of the best Lowcountry cuisine. Looking for a more local way to experience culinary excellence? “New this year, award-winning James Beard Foundation Chefs offer the ultimate culinary tour de force at Hilton Head Island’s first ever Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner, Thursday, February 22 at Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort. VIP Premier Patron tickets for the dinner include a private “Meet & Greet” Champagne reception with hors d’oeuvres from local Hilton Head Island and Bluffton chefs.” Read more here. Source: LowcountryBizSC.com


Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival: February 19 – 25, 2018
Each February, passionate seafood, barbecue and spirits lovers descend on Hilton Head Island for the area’s largest culinary festival of its kind. This year, the festival will welcome some of the finest award-wining chefs, local culinary stars, celebrated winemakers and brewmasters to breathtaking waterside venues February 19-25, 2018.
Learn more about the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival and events here.

Dining on Hilton Head Island

Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner for two, or a family-friendly waterfront experience, we are sure you will find what you’re looking for on Hilton Head Island! Over 250 restaurants with everything from local seafood to top-grade steaks greet visitors and locals alike with palate pleasing dishes year round. View more about dining on Hilton Head Island here. 

Featured Lowcountry Recipes

Prepare your own Lowcountry feast at home with these great recipes from some of the Island’s most popular restaurants. Or, try your luck at preparing your very own Lowcountry Boil at home complete with perfectly shucked, fresh oysters. Go ahead – give it a shot!

Hilton Head Island’s Culinary Events

Festivals are just the beginning! Learn more about culinary events on Hilton Head Island; from wine dinners to the Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival. View culinary events here.

Nightlife on Hilton Head Island

Top off your evening with live music, a comedy show or just a nightcap at one of the Island’s great nightlife spots. View more about Hilton Head Island nightlife here.

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