Hilton Head Island
Seafood Festival

Celebrate Southern Heritage 
with Food & Drink 
February 19 – 25, 2018

Calling all foodies! The 11th Annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival is a family-friendly, week-long culinary and cultural celebration showcasing the very best in savory eats, crafted cocktails, gourmet wines and more. Over the course of seven days, you’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy dishes prepared by celebrity guest chefs, barbecue from some of the best of Southern pitmasters, hands-on cooking demos, eclectic tastings, live music and much more!

Each February, passionate seafood, barbeque 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.

Offering exclusive travel and ticket packages, booking a stay at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort or Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort allows for an effortless and complete culinary and Island experience. Stay among the excitement of the Island’s first ever James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour with stay and play packages offered from the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort, the Festival’s host hotel. Or, book a home or villa with four or more culinary adventure seekers and package offerings from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. See below for details on these exclusive Festival accommodations packages.

Festival Accommodations

OMNI Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort
Official Host Resort

Stay at the OMNI Hilton Head, our Official Host Resort, and enjoy special discount rates with the 2018 Seafood Festival Stay & Play Package. You’ll also receive private access to sugar-sand beaches and the many premier amenities of the largest resort on Hilton Head Island.

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Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
Home & Villa Partner

With festival packages starting at $65 per person per night, stay at Palmetto Dunes and enjoy a 3-night stay in a 2-bedroom resort view villa. Plus, receive general admission tickets to the Seafood Festival on Saturday, February 24; 30% discounts on other event tickets; a $50 Resort Gift Card; and much more.

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All persons must be of legal drinking age or older to attend most events. No dogs or pets are allowed at any event venues. Any advance discount tickets are released in limited quantities and can sell out at any time without notice. All tickets sales are final and non-refundable. All events are rain or shine, and event programs are subject to change without notice.

Presented by Publix, the Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival is hosted by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation—a 501c3 non-profit organization that helps raise money for other non-profit organizations throughout the state of South Carolina.

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