Events

Check out Hilton Head Island's upcoming events!!
We have lots of amazing and fun activities for all ages on Hilton Head Island!

January 21-28, 2017

9th Annual Chamber Restaurant Week

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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. Modeled after successful restaurant weeks in New York and other cities, the 9th annual Chamber Restaurant Week, which features 70+ of the area’s top award-winning restaurants, all serving up value-priced, prix-fixe menus.

 

January 21, 2017

32nd Annual Chili Cookoff from 11:30 am- 3:30 pm

All you can eat chili from more than two dozen amateur and professional chefs competing for the Chili Champ title with live music fromt he Chilly Willy Band and complimentary children's games and activiteis.  

 

January 28, 2017

Hilton Head Snow Day from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a family evetn that will have inflatable rides, a snowfield, and entratinment! For the kids who have never seen snow, this is the perfect event! 

February 4-5, 2017

Junior Heritage Golf Tournament

Junior Heritage Golf Tournament

The Junior Heritage has a rich history of world-class golf with a list of champions that include Paula Creamer, Charles Howell III, Brittany Lang, Sean O'Hair, Kyle Stanley and Alexis Thompson. This year's two-day tournament will feature some of the country's finest junior golfers playing at The Sea Pines Resort.

 

February 11, 2017

2017 Hilton Head Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 8K starting at 8:00 am

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A scenic certified course through two parks, several communities and over Broad Creek featuring all standard male and female divisions.  

 

February 11, 2017

First Annual Salty Dog Heart Hunt from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for the beginning of Salty Dog Hunting Season! Kids can search for hidden hears that are redeemable for free Salty Dog T-shirts.

 

February 20-26, 2017

10th Annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival 

The Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival is a family friendly, week-long culinary and cultural tourism event, showcasing talented chefs, local seafood, special events, live music and more. The 10th annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival, hosted by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization helps raise money for other non-profit organizations including the Coastal Discovery Museum, Island Recreation Scholarship Fund, Port Royal Sound Foundation, Gullah Heritage Museum and Medical University of South Carolina.

 

February 25, 2017

Seafood Fest from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Happening in Honey Horn Planation, this seafood fest is a destination event with really great frood. 

March 6-11, 2017

Hilton Head International Piano Competition from March 6 - March 11

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The Hilton Head International Piano Competition, one of the leading international piano competitions in the United States, holds its 22nd competition on March 6 – 11, 2017.  Twenty of the world’s best pianists, ages 13-17, compete in three exciting rounds of competition, with 5 Finalists performing with the HHSO for $18,500 in cash prizes plus concerts.

 

March 6-12, 2017

Hilton Head Wine and Food Festival from March 6 - March 12

Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival

Celebrating our 32nd anniversary this year, the Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival launched three decades ago as part of an island wide promotion to bring visitors and stimulate the island’s tourism industry in the early spring shoulder season. On this year’s festival itinerary, you’ll find exceptional wine dinners, educational seminars, a movie screening, the Sip and Stroll, a one of a kind tasting from Banfi,  plus the traditional Grand Tasting and well-loved Public Tasting. Our signature event, the original Public Tasting, is one of the largest outdoor tented public wine tasting on the East Coast!

 

March 24-25, 2017

Wingfest & Laser Light Show from March 24 at 5:00 pm- March 25 at 6:00 pm

 

Celebrate Wingfest and your favorite team and favorite tailgate foods. It will be an evening of music, kid-friendly events, and restaurant rivalry, and laser light show to conclude the night. Come and watch the games on our big screen television. Wear your team colors, or purchase one of our awesome Wingfest t-shirts. What better way to kick off Wingfest than with a tailgate and laser light show. 

April 8, 2017

Easter Eggstravaganza from 10:00 am- 1:00 pm

Easter Eggstravaganza 

Easter Egg-stravaganza is a community evetn held at Shelter Cove Community Park to provide the best Easter egg hunt in Hilton Head Island! Bounce Houses, Concessions, and other entertainment will also be provided.  Children ages 2-12 have $10 admission charge, and adults are free. 

May 6, 2017

Beer, Bacon, and Music Festival  from 11:00 am- 5:00 pm

 

It’s the second year for Beer, Bacon & Music Festival, developed by the Island Recreation Association to benefit the Association’s Children’s Scholarship Fund to ensure that no child is denied recreational activities. This extraordinary culinary adventure will be all the fun of a bacon themed block party mixed with a full-scale festival experience. Join us as many of the area's top restaurants, several of the area's top bands, and hundreds of the area's top food lovers gather to celebrate American traditions – Beer, Bacon & Music. This event will feature bacon sampling and full sized bacon cuisine, bacon confectionary delights, live music from some of the area's top bands (who also love bacon), local breweries and full service bars with beer, liquor, wine and bacon themed cocktails. 

June 13, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

 

June 20, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

 

June 27, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

July 4, 2017

Summer Jams from 5:00 pm- 9:30 pm

Join us July 4th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

 

July 11, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

 

July 18, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

 

July 25, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

August 1, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

 

August 8, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

 

August 15, 2017

Summer Jams from 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday night through August 9th for a fun-filled, festive atmoshpere with the highlight of the night Fireworks starting around 9:00 pm.  Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee.

September 16, 2017

Jeep Island 2017 from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come enjoy the spectacular beauty of Hilton Head with fellow Jeep enthusiasts. There will be a Show and Shine, raffles, and local vendors. A Low Country Backyard is a full service restaurant and bar and will be giving away some appetizers and whatnot as well as serving food & drink specials. NO JEEP? NO PROBLEM! Everyone is invited to attend the Show and Shine and cast their vote for the coolest Jeep and enjoy all of the festivities during that event from 12:00-3pm. Come meet Jeep lovers and see some great Jeeps! 

November 10 - 12, 2017

Hilton Head Island Oyster Festival from November 10, at 5:00 pm - November 12, at 5:00 pm

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The 2017 Oyster Festival highlights steamed, fried and stewed oysters along with other delicious food for non-oyster eaters! There will be live entertainment, kid zone, marshmallow roasting and Sports Lounge for those fall Football games!

 

November 23, 2017

Turkey Trot from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Turkey Trot

With our biggest afterparty ever! Free beer, muffins, and fruit! Pick up some Tove's, Island Kettle, or wine from our Wine Pull to add to your Thanksgiving Feast! We provide a safe, fun, and family oriented Fun Walk, 5K or 10K to start your Thanksgiving holiday! We sell out every year, register now!

October 7, 2017

Burgers & Brew Festival from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

At this fun-filled festival, local restaurants will be cooking their best slider burgers to compete for your vote; meanwhile in the beer garden sponsored by Ocean Woods you have a chance to taste 20 different brews. The sliders can be beef, chicken, pork or seafood so there is something for everyone. The Kid Zone will have plenty of moon bounces and games for your child’s entertainment at a minimal fee. For all you college football fans, a viewing area with a big screen television will be at the event.

 

October 27, 2017

Pumpkin Patch from 4:00 pm- 8:00 pm

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Have the kids dress up and participate in our Halloween Costume Contest! Candy, games and much more is available. The festival provides a safe environment parents can take their children and start the Halloween celebrations! The target age for the event is 3 – 12, but everyone is welcome. There will be a petting zoo, carnival games, costume contests, and much more. 

December 1, 2017

Winter Wonderland Festival from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The festival provides a safe environment parents can take their children to start there Holiday celebration. Everyone is welcome! There will be carnival games, children’s parade, golden candy cane hunt, Coca Cola Refresh Crew and much more. Concessions, trampoline bungee, and rock wall sold separately.