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Festivals in Hilton Head & Bluffton

Almost every weekend you will find a fun, delicious or unique festival happening somewhere in the Lowcountry.

There are also seasonal farmer’s markets, a variety of music events, and on-going community events. Be sure to visit the Culture & Arts page to see venue specific performances and the Recreation & Clubs page for athletic race schedules.

Farmer’s Markets

Learn more about the uniqueness of each
Farmer’s Market from Beaufort, SC through
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Please click the websites below for seasonal times

Honey Horn Plantation Market: Tuesdays

Old Town Bluffton Market: Thursdays

Port Royal Market: Saturdays

Penn Center Market: Saturdays

On-Going Events

Hilton Head Island Chamber Event Listing
A great resource for every kind of event

The Harbour at Shelter Cove
Free live music, fireworks and more

Island Rec Center Community Events
Children’s events, “Food Truck Fridays,” Fun Runs and more

Bluffton Sunset Party
Seasonally on Fridays – live music and food vendor


JANUARYGullah Celebration
Continues through February

FEBRUARY

Freedom Day in Historic Mitchelville

Gullah Arts Crafts & Food Expo

HH Seafood Festival

MARCH

HHI International Piano Competition

HHI St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday before March 17th

Hilton Head Wingfest

APRIL

RBC Heritage of Golf 

The Art Market at Honey Horn

MAY

Mayfest! Bluffton Village Festival

JUNE

Juneteenth Celebration

JULY

4th of July Fireworks Celebrations
Sea Pines, Palmetto Dunes, Skull Creek

Beaufort Water Festival

SEPTEMBERMay River Music Festival

Boiled Peanut Festival

Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival

OCTOBER

Beaufort Shrimp Festival

Jeep Island

Latin Music Festival

Crescendo: Celebrating Arts, Culture & History
Runs through November 15

Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival

Italian Heritage Festival

NOVEMBER

HHI Concours d’Elegance & Motoring Festival

HH Oyster Festival

HHI Lantern Parade

Bluffton Book Festival

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

DECEMBER

Night on the Town Celebration – Beaufort

Old Town Bluffton Christmas Parade

Light Up the Night! Christmas Boat Parade

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