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.

Santa at Shelter Cove

Santa at Shelter Cove

Rready for Santa? We are! Join us for a day-after-Thanksgiving Santa and Shopping Day with specials and sales throughout the harbour shops and restaurants. Santa will arrive at 12 noon aboard a fire truck and stay until 2:30 p.m. at the Neptune Statue for children to share their Christmas list and take photos! Additional kids activities from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. will include cookie decorating, train rides and a bounce house along with holiday music from DJ Bill. Bring the kids and grandkids to meet Santa, listen to holiday classics and shop for some special gifts!
Location: Shelter Cove
Bluffton Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Parade 2019

Bluffton Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Parade 2019

The public is invited to the 2019 Bluffton Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony and Parade Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7. The Tree-Lighting ceremony will take place Friday at DuBois Park located at 67 Lawrence Street at 5:30 p.m. The Michael C. Riley Elementary school chorus will sing and Town leaders will light the Bluffton Christmas Tree. Finally, cookies and refreshments will be served under the Pavilion where Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a pre-Christmas visit. The Bluffton Christmas Parade will begin Saturday, December 7 at 10 a.m. at the corner of Bridge and Pritchard Streets.
Location: Bluffton, SC
Santa Visits Shelter Cove Towne Centre

Santa Visits Shelter Cove Towne Centre

Santa visits Shelter Cove Towne Centre every Friday and Saturday afternoon beginning November 29
Location: Shelter Cove Towne Centre
Winter Wonderland Festival

Winter Wonderland Festival

The Winter Wonder Festival will be held at Shelter Cove Community Park on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. The festival provides a safe environment for families to start their Holiday celebrations! Everyone is welcome! There will be carnival games, children parade, golden candy cane hunt, and much more. Plus, we will be joined by Mr. & Mrs. Claus! Free admission, donations welcome. Concessions, trampoline bungee, and rock wall sold separately.
Location: Shelter Cove Towne Centre