Your Guide to the Ultimate Hilton Head Thanksgiving


Hilton Head Thanksgiving There’s no place quite like Hilton Head for the Thanksgiving holiday! Whether you spend your day enjoying the local Turkey Day events or indulging in a delicious meal with your family, we guarantee that a Hilton Head Thanksgiving will be one for the books. If you’re thinking about joining us on our island paradise for your Thanksgiving getaway, we’re excited to share just some of the most fun things for you and your family to do!

Find even more things to do during your Hilton Head Thanksgiving getaway by requesting your free copy of our Vacation Guide. This handy planning tool is filled with only the best recommendations for local attractions, activities, entertainment, and more.

The Best Hilton Head Thanksgiving Events

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt (November 23rd)

Start your Thanksgiving day off right with this family-friendly event. You must all work together to find the ultimate holiday prize! Reservations are required, so be sure to call the Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department beforehand!

Hilton Head Turkey Trot (November 23rd)

With a 5K, 10K, and fun walk race, the Hilton Head Turkey Trot is a great holiday activity for everyone in the family! Proceeds benefit the Island Rec Center Children’s Scholarship Fund and Deep Well Project. Canned food donations will also be accepted for hungry local families. It’s a great way to have fun while also giving to the community. Plus, you can even dress up as a turkey! If you would like to register for the Turkey Trot, fill out this registration form.

Caramel Apple Festival (November 25th)

Even after Thanksgiving Day has passed, the festivities continue! Don’t miss the Caramel Apple Festival, a highly-anticipated event that celebrates the last remnants of fall before the arrival of the holiday season. Bring the whole family to Heritage Farm for a full afternoon of fall activities including arts and crafts, tasting delicious candy apples, games, and more.

Hilton Head Thanksgiving Dinner

There are many options for a memorable Thanksgiving meal during your island getaway. Whether you prepare your own dinner in one of our spacious vacation rentals or revel in one of these local restaurants’ meals, you’re sure to leave with full bellies and new memories to always cherish.

Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

For nearly 20 years, the Hilton Head community has come together to create a fantastic dinner event. Visitors will enjoy a free meal and a festive atmosphere at Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks. Together, the whole community can share what they are thankful for while giving an optional donation to the Deep Well Project and Bluffton Self Help.

Old Oyster Factory

As one of the finest waterfront restaurants in Hilton Head, the Old Oyster Factory is a great choice for an unforgettable Thanksgiving meal. Guests will enjoy a 4-course meal complete with their choice oysters, turkey, salmon, prime rib, and more. Be sure to save room for dessert! Their pumpkin pie is delicious!

Book Your Ultimate Hilton Head Thanksgiving With Beachside Getaway

Make this Thanksgiving holiday one to always remember when you book with Beachside Getaway! Unlike typical Hilton Head hotels, our fine beach vacation rentals provide ample space, homey amenities, and convenience to all of your favorite attractions and beaches. We also offer a wide variety of pet-friendly rentals. That way, you can bring everyone in the family along for the holiday! It’s everything you need and more for the Thanksgiving getaway of your dreams!

Find your favorite vacation rental today! We look forward to welcoming you to the island soon.

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