Why Hilton Head Snow Day is One of the Best Winter Events

Hilton Head Snow Day While snowfall may not be common in Hilton Head, there is still an opportunity for you and your family to enjoy the winter staple! Each January, the highly anticipated Hilton Head Snow Day brings together hundreds of families for a full day of fun in real snow! Here’s everything you need to know about this unique Lowcountry event and what to expect at this year’s celebration.

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What to Expect at Hilton Head Snow Day

This family-friendly event is a must for your winter getaway to Hilton Head Island! Shelter Cove Towne Center will be transformed into a winter wonderland of fun activities for everyone of all ages. A large field just outside the plaza will be filled with real snow so you can enjoy snowball fights, building a snowman, or creating snow angels! There is also so much more to experience including:

  • A Kid Zone

  • Inflatable Rides

  • Face Painting

  • Live Entertainment


This event is also the perfect opportunity to get some shopping done! The mall is home to many fabulous stores and boutiques, so drop the kids off to enjoy the winter fun while you indulge in some quality shopping time. Proceeds collected at Hilton Head Snow Day will go to benefit the Island Rec Scholarship Fund, so you can indulge in the activities knowing you’re making a difference in the Hilton Head community!

More Winter Events Not to Be Missed

The Hilton Head Snow Day is just one of many local events that you’re sure to love! If you’re looking for an exciting and memorable way to spend your holiday season, check out these upcoming Hilton Head festivals!

Dove Street Festival of Lights (November - December)

This Hilton Head tradition is one of the biggest holiday events of the year. Dove Street Festival of Lights will bring the Shelter Cove Towne Center to life in the wackiest and tackiest display of Christmas lights on the island. Stroll through the brightly lit streets as you enjoy a bubble "snow”fall, meetings with Santa, live entertainment, and much more.

Winter Wonderland Festival (December)

Treat your kids to a fun-filled evening at the Winter Wonderland Festival. It’s a wonderful way to enjoy quality family time as you take part in the festivities such as hayrides, carnival games, a children’s parade, and a petting zoo.

Harbour Town Lights (November - January)

Take a leisurely stroll around the harbor and through a wonderland of dazzling lights at this unforgettable event! 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.

Plan the Ultimate Winter Escape With Beachside Getaway

Escape the cold, dreary winter and experience the winter getaway of a lifetime in a coastal paradise! 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 winter break getaway. Contact us today and let us know how we can help you find your perfect rental.

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