What's Happening on Hilton Head Island this March
March is right around the corner here on Hilton Head Island, and with it comes the promise of warm weather, spring flings, and plenty of things to do! Whether you're making your first visit, planning a return trip, or living the Lowcountry life year-round, this is a great time to find yourself on America's Favorite
Enjoy Food and Wine on Island Time
What do foodies and wine aficionados have in common? They're both going to love the Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival. Taking place March 9-15 at The Sea Pines Resort, the Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival is a week-long celebration and an island tradition. Now in its 35th year, this is the perfect place to sample signature Lowcountry cuisine, join in wine education sessions, and watch demonstrations from celebrity chefs. Oh, and don't forget the Grand and Public Tastings. Bon appetit!
Luck of the Irish? More Like Luck of the Lowcountry
St. Patrick's Day falls on a Tuesday this year, so we're celebrating a little early here on Hilton Head Island! On Saturday, March 14, at 10 am, bring the entire family to South Beach for the Annual South Beach Shamrock Hunt. Here, while children ages 12 and under search the beach for lucky shamrocks, parents can enjoy a performance by Beth, The Music Lady. And if you find a shamrock, well, you're in luck! They can be redeemed for treats at The Salty Dog.
If you're thinking of chasing a leprechaun to the end of the rainbow, you'll want to warm up by competing in the Hilton Head Shamrock Run! Taking place Sunday, March 15, this 5K fun run and health walk is a perfect way to kick off your shamrock Sunday. And while there may not be a pot of gold at the end of this race's rainbow, you will find refreshments, pizza, music, and door prizes when you cross the finish line. Prizes will also be awarded to the top three overall male and female finishers.
Of course, it wouldn't be a party without a parade, and the
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Taking place March 6-8, at Long Cove Club, this tournament welcomes 17 of the top women's college golf teams from around the country as they compete for glory. Whether you're a golf fan, or just looking for a fun way to spend the day, this tournament — known as The Greatest Show in Women's Collegiate Golf — is a fantastic showcase for tomorrow's stars of the sport. And best of all, spectators are welcome, free of charge. Tee times start at 8:30 am.
History buffs will want to mark March 28 on their calendars. That's the day of the Lowcountry Fair With Historical Flair on the grounds of the Coastal Discovery Museum. You'll find everything you love about spring fairs here — the music, the food, local crafters and artisans — mixed with a showcase of more than 500 years of Beaufort County history. Learn all about Lowcountry ecology while enjoying some great local culture and heritage.
Throughout March and April at the Coastal Discovery Museum, you can visit the "Above And Beyond"...An Exceptional Collection Of Abstract Artworks exhibit. Put on by the Art Beyond Tradition Group, this exhibit embraces everything abstract, and in the process, shines a new light on art's essential elements — line, color, and form. Equal parts imaginative and inspiring, art lovers won't want to miss this March masterpiece.
See Hilton Head Island's natural beauty in a whole new light on a March Full Moon Kayak Tour. Departing from the Shelter Cove Marina at
As you can see, March is shaping up to be a great month here on Hilton Head Island — the only thing missing is you! Check out our events calendar to stay up to date on everything happening here in the Lowcountry before you book your stay.
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