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

HarbourFest, a summer-long event at Shelter Cove Harbour, is a long-time island tradition. Live music and activities plus entertainment nightly and fun for the whole family. HarbourFest features entertainment from island favorites, Shannon Tanner at 6:30 & 8:00 p.m. and Cappy the Clown from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tuesday night fireworks are a magical part of HabourFest and will delight audiences of all ages. Tuesday nights also feature bouncy houses, hair braiding, face painting, sand art and more.
Sunset Celebration in the Park

Sunset Celebration in the Park

Sunset Celebration, featuring live local music and laid back family entertainment every Friday Night from June 15th Through August 17t Take a beach chair, blanket, and pick up a picnic from one of our local merchants. 7-10pm Admission: Free! Rain or Shine. Pet Friendly!
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
Salute From The Shore

Salute From The Shore

Be part of a growing Independence Day tradition by taking to the beach on July 4 to cheer squadrons of modern and vintage planes as they pass along the coast from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head. Be sure to wear Red, White, and Blue and wave your American Flag!
4th of July Fireworks

4th of July Fireworks

Shelter Cove Harbour offers a HarbourFest celebration featuring special patriotic selections performed by Shannon Tanner at 6:30 and 8 p.m. The fireworks display will begin right after dusk. Harbour Town will celebrate the fourth with a variety of festivities. Children activities, live music, food and beverage will be available as well as the fireworks display. The fireworks will begin about 9:15 (dusk) from a barge in Calibogue Sound. There is a $6.00 gate fee to enter the resort Skull Creek starting at 9:30 p.m., the fireworks will be launched from a barge in the Intracoastal Waterway/Skull Creek. Join Hudsons Seafood House on the Docks, Skull Creek Dockside or the Skull Creek Boathouse for live, outside entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. Of course, food and beverage will be available at all three locations. Please remember that town ordinances prohibit the launch or discharge of fireworks within town limits and specifically from the beach.
Firecracker 5K Run and Family Fun Walk

Firecracker 5K Run and Family Fun Walk

The 33rd Annual Hilton Head Firecracker 5K Run and Family Fun Walk will be held on Wednesday, July 4th 8:00am at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island. The Hilton Head Firecracker Run is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County and one of the top ten races in the state of South Carolina. Over 1,700 runners and walkers from across the United States annually participate in this fun, healthy, family event.