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.

Music & Taste on the Harbour

Music & Taste on the Harbour

Dance the night away on Thursday nights at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina! Live music, great food, casual waterfront dining, unique shopping and beautiful sunsets. Schedule of Performances 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sept 12 Deas Guyz Sept 19 The Headliners Sept 26 Target the Band Oct 3 Deas Guyz Oct 10 The Headliners Oct 17 Stee & the Ear Candy Limited seating, we encourage you to bring a chair. No coolers please, thank you! All events are weather permitting.
Location: Shelter Cove Harbour
Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance & Motoring Festival

Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance & Motoring Festival

The centuries-old love story between man and machine has no better showcase than at the Hilton Head Island Concours dElegance & Motoring Festival where over 500 cars, boats, motorcycles, and aircraft are exhibited during the first weekend of November.
34th Annual Chili Cookoff

34th Annual Chili Cookoff

The Kiwanis Clubs of Hilton Head Island will host the 32nd 34th Annual Chili Cookoff from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 PM, Saturday, October 6, 2018, rain or shine and all-you-can-eat chili! The event will focus on local chili cooks in the professional and amateur category. In addition, a popular local band B Town Playaz will be providing entertainment. Also there will be a Kids Zone area with free games and activities including face painting, so parents can fully enjoy the festivities.
Location: Coastal Discovery Museum
Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival

Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival

The fifteenth annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival will be held in the charming and eclectic historic and state designated cultural district of Bluffton SC, well known for its quirky art community and natural river beauty. The festival is a week long event offering a myriad of activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Low Country cuisine, rich history, culture and art of the area. Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019
Location: Bluffton, SC