Your Guide to the Best Hilton Head Events Throughout the Year!

More than just beaches and resorts, Hilton Head Island is full of exciting events that cater to a wide crowd. Regardless of the season, you’ll find plenty to do here, no matter how old you are. Keep reading to get the details on some of the best Hilton Head events!

RBC Heritage Golf Tournament

This golf tournament showcases golf at the highest level, as PGA golfers visit the island annually, resulting in an exciting showcase of professional competition. Hilton Head Island features premium golf courses worthy of any golf enthusiast, and its hosting of the RBC Heritage is proof that the island knows a thing or two about the sport. Massive crowds flock to Harbour Town Golf Links each spring to witness some of the biggest names in golf tee off. This is a must-see Hilton Head event – get your tickets today!

Hilton Head Island Wine and Food Festival

Fine food and drink are staples of culture, and what’s better than a culinary celebration located in a place as beautiful as Hilton Head? The founders of the Hilton Head Island Wine and Food Festival don’t think there is! Wine enthusiasts will feel right at home at this multi-day festival that features a Wine & Cinema night, a Sip and Stroll and a wine competition judged by wine connoisseurs from across the country. Tickets, a full list of events and vendors can be found at


Are you looking for something the whole family will enjoy all summer long? Look no further than HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Harbour! Running from June until Labor Day, the festival offers attendees plenty to do every night, from live entertainment to fireworks and more than a few kid’s activities. The Parrot Palooza will take place on Thursdays, with live music from musician Shannon Tanner. There’s never a dull night at HarbourFest, so mark your calendars today!


Entering its 21st year, Wingfest continues to do what it just what its name states – wings! Wingfest pits local restaurants against each other in a savory competition to see who can serve the best wings. Bring your appetite and prepare your taste buds for the best wings that Hilton Head has to offer!

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

No matter what time of year you visit the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, you're guaranteed to find quality Lowcountry entertainment! There's too many events to list here, but to give you a sample, you can catch Hilton Head Dance Theatre's performance of "Sleeping Beauty" in April, or renowned music group Florence LaRue and The 5th Dimension in September! For a full list of events and performance, visit

Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest

Consisting of five separate events taking place from February 29 to March 5, the Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest is a celebration of Lowcountry cuisine. From shrimp and grits to BBQ and everything in between, this festival will please your palette, regardless of the events you attend! Click here for a full list of event details.

Movie Night in the Park

Shelter Cove Community Park is the place to be on Thursday nights during the summer! This free, all-ages event is the perfect way to spend the evening with your family outdoors, while watching movies like March of the Penguins and Toy Story 3! Click here for the full schedule of movies.

The fun on Hilton Head Island doesn’t stop here! The above are just a sample of the events that take place on the island year round.’s calendar of events is a great place to get started. Of course, if you’re not from here, you’ll need a place to stay. The team at Beachside Getaway would love to help you find the rental that best suits your needs, and we have plenty to choose fromContact us today!