Festivals and Special Events

Hilton Head Island is known for welcoming generations of visitors with family friendly events throughout the year. During the the summer months don't miss Shannon Tanner at the Shelter Cove Pavilion, Tuesday Night Fireworks and Harbourfest.

Harbourfest

Harbourfest

Join us for the 31st Anniversary of HarbourFest, an all summer long celebration that takes over Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina with fireworks, spinning hats, carnival games, face painting, music and more with the very popular entertainment of Shannon Tanner and Cappy the Clown. The festival kicks off on Memorial Day weekend and spans the whole summer through Labor Day.
Location: Shelter Cove
Summer Jams

Summer Jams

Tuesdays, June 11 - August 12 The Island Recreation Association is proud to bring you a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with the highlight of the night fireworks which start around 9 pm. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks!
Location: Shelter Cove Community Park
Movie Night in the Park

Movie Night in the Park

Watch all your favorites under the stars on a 20` movie screen. No admission fee! Bring your beach chairs and blankets Every thursday night at 9pm throughout the summer!
Location: Shelter Cove Towne Center
Sunset Celebration Summer Concerts

Sunset Celebration Summer Concerts

LIVE MUSIC - FAMILY FUN - WATERFRONT ON THE LAWN Join us on the banks of Broad Creek for a picnic and a sunset serenade at the pavilion in Shelter Cove Community Park. Bring a beach chair, blanket, and pick up take-out from one of our local merchants. Sunset Celebration, featuring live local music and laid back family entertainment, is brought to you every Friday each summer by the merchants of Shelter Cove Towne Centre. Every Friday night through august 16th 7-10pm admission: free! pet friendly!
Location: Shelter Cove Community Park
The Gullah Reunion Festival

The Gullah Reunion Festival

The Gullah Reunion Festival is a four day fun-filled festival of art, food, music, storytelling, cultural demonstrations and more. An annual cultural heritage event celebrating an American cultural treasure, the Gullah Geechee Culture! A family friendly festival set in the picturesque town of Bluffton. July 4 to 7
Location: 139 Buck Island Road Bluffton, SC