Hilton Head Events

There is always something fun and exciting to do on Hilton Head! Hilton Head events happen year round and to make sure our guests get the full experience of this resort town, we want to share all the best events on Hilton Head Island. Be sure to learn about and enjoy all the Hilton Head events happening during your stay with us. There’s always a special event happening each season from historical fun like the The Island’s Story at the Coastal Discovery Museum or events like Kayaking Jarvis Creek that keep you active. Or enjoy Movie Night in the Park during the summer months. Many events on Hilton Head are annual and have been around for years bringing excitement and entertainment to the area. Join the tradition of Hilton Head Island by taking part in the culture and events while visiting. Whether it’s your first or hundredth time visiting, you’ll never be bored with all the fun Hilton Head events to choose from! Check out the latest Hilton Head Island events happening now below:
Exploring Pinckney Island
july - december 29, 2016・9:00 - 11:00 am

Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, located at the northern tip of Hilton Head Island, is a location full of Lowcountry history and natural beauty. This tour explores three different habitats: the Salt Marsh, the Maritime Forest, and a fresh water lagoon. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Cost is $12 for adults, $7 children, ages 4-12. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843.689.6767 ext. 223. Visit their website for additional information.

Kayaking Jarvis Creek
july - december 22, 2016・10:00 - 12:00 pm

Join a naturalist guide in a kayak exploration of Jarvis Creek. Paddle through the calm, salt marsh, through many inlets and creeks looking for bottle-nosed dolphins, wading birds and other local wildlife. Cost is $32 for adults, $28 children, ages 5-12. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843.689.6767 ext. 223 or register online.

Dive-In Movie
july - october 21, 2016・5:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Join the Island Rec Center for an evening of fun! Float in the pool while you watch a movie. Enjoy games and activities based around the movie to start off the night. Pizza, popcorn and drinks will be for sale. Floats are welcome and tickets are sold at the door. For a complete list of movies and for more information please visit their website.

The Shelter Cove Community Market & Summer Jams
july - august 9, 2016・4:30 - 7 p.m. followed by fireworks・every tuesday

This 9 week event, held every Tuesday, from June 14th until August 9th, from 4:30-7p.m. The Shelter Cove Community Market features vendors selling local farm-fresh produce, art work, sweets, baked goods and other speciality foods, as well as prepared foods from local vendors so you can grab a quick bite to eat. This summer additional fun has been added including: a zip-line, rock wall, bungee jump, and many bounce houses! Stick around from 7-9p.m. to enjoy Summer Jams featuring entertainment for the kids and fireworks over Shelter Cove at 9 p.m.

Movie Night in the Park
july - august 11, 2016・9 p.m.・every thursday

At Shelter Cove Community Park, after the sun sets over Broad Creek, sit waterside and watch blockbuster hits on a 20' movie screen. No admission fee is required. Bring beach chairs, blankets and take out food! For additional information and the movie schedule for this summer, check their website by clicking here.

Sunset Celebration in the Park
july - september 2, 2016・7:00 - 10:00 p.m.・every friday

At Shelter Cove Community Park, picnic in the park overlooking Broad Creek, sit waterside and enjoy live local music and laid back entertainment. Activities for the kids are free including a bounce house, juggler and face painting. For the complete schedule of musicians throughout the summer season visit their website by clicking here.

For a complete list of all the current and upcoming Hilton Head events, visit the Island Chamber of Commerce’s Events Page.