How to Make the Most of Your Hilton Head Christmas


Hilton Head Christmas Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, and our island paradise knows how to celebrate! Whether you spend your holidays together in one of our beautiful beach rentals or attending the wide variety of local events, you’re sure to make memories that you and your family will always cherish. Here are just some of our personal favorite holiday events that are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit!


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The Best Hilton Head Christmas Events

Dove Street Festival of Lights

This wacky tacky display of Christmas lights is sure to delight! The Dove Street Festival of Lights has been a holiday tradition for many years and is one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year. The kids will love meeting Santa Claus, live entertainment, and Christmas treats while you have the opportunity to shop through various stores in Shelter Cove Mall.


Winter Wonderland Festival

Geared towards children ages 2-15, the Winter Wonderland Festival is a favorite for many island families. Everyone is welcome to attend and take part in activities such as hayrides, carnival games, a petting zoo, children’s parade, and much more.


Harbour Town Lights

Take a leisurely stroll around the harbor and through a wonderland of dazzling lights. A multitude of illuminated seasonal figures and colorful bulbs will bring Harbour Town to life before your very eyes. This is also a grand opportunity to give back to the community! The Deep Well Project will be collecting canned goods and unwrapped children’s gifts at the event.


Bluffton Holiday Artwalk

Downtown Bluffton’s galleries and shops will stay open late for the Bluffton Holiday Artwalk! Enjoy the artwork of over 200 local artists, music, refreshments, and an endless amount of famous southern hospitality.


Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Explorers and nature lovers alike will love this century-old event! The Audubon Society leads you throughout Hilton Head on a search for some of the most beautiful birds on the island. This experience will help you better understand nature and also assist in their preservation and well-being.


Hilton Head Choral Society "The Sounds of Christmas”

This beautiful concert is performed by some of the most talented vocalists in Hilton Head! Revel in beloved carols and generation family favorites during the annual spectacle.


Spend Your Holidays in Hilton Head With Beachside Getaway

There is nothing quite like a Hilton Head Christmas, and we invite you and your family to join us for a holiday full of enchantment and memory-making moments. Our Hilton Head Island vacation rentals are perfect for families and boast all of the amenities you enjoy at home. We provide a wide selection of homes for you to choose from, so you will be sure to find the ideal one for your Christmas break getaway. Contact us today and let us know how we can help you find your perfect rental.


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