Guide to 4th of July Events in Hilton Head Island

As if there weren’t enough reasons to visit Hilton Head Island, but now with the 4th of July holiday just around the corner, the island has things in store you won’t find anywhere else.  Let’s face it, Hilton Head itself is a spectacular place to be any time of the year, but there’s something about the 4th of July that sparks the fun in all of us!

Whether you are celebrating July 4th by yourself, or with friends or family, there’s an event planned for you.  Here’s your guide to what’s happening in Hilton Head.  If you know of other things going on, please leave a comment at the end of this blog post.

Fourth of July at Harbour Town
Head to the Sea Pines Resort, located at 32 Greenwood Drive on the South end of the Island for a family friendly 4th of July celebration including children’s activities, live music, food and drinks, and of course fireworks!  The fireworks will begin around 9:15 pm from a barge in Calibogue Sound.

There is a $5 gate fee to enter the resort unless you already have a Sea Pines pass, and there will be also be free shuttle service between Harbour Town and various parking lots in Sea Pines.  For more information you can call 843-785-3333.

4th of July Celebration at Skull Creek Boathouse
If you’re spending the night of the 4th with other adults, this is the party for you!  At 6 pm, head to Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, Chart House, or the Skull Creek Boathouse for live, outside entertainment, food, drinks, and of course fireworks!  They will be launched around 9:30 pm from a barge in the Intracoastal Waterway/Skull Creek on the North End of Hilton Head.

Summer Jams – 4th of July Edition
This event is very family friendly and takes place at Shelter Cove Community Park, located at 39 Shelter Cove Lane, across from Palmetto Dunes.  Starting at 6 pm, your family will enjoy music and games, a kids zone, cotton candy, pizza, BBQ, and more!  Bring your camera and chairs and stake out your spot for the fireworks (of course there are fireworks), which are launched around 9 pm.

The HarbourFest celebration will feature special patriotic selections performed by Shannon Tanner at 6:30 and 8:00 pm.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association Children’s Scholarship Fund, as they do each and every year.  For more information you can call 843-681-7273.

I hope you are looking forward to the 4th of July and that it is fun and safe for you and your family and friends.

Again, if you know of other things to do for July 4th, please leave a comment below!

My name is June Seebohm and I am an experienced Realtor serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC area’s. I am happy to help you in any way that I can in regards to learning about our beautiful area, as well as any and all of your real estate needs or questions! Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: or call 843-290-2929. I also have a Facebook Page and would love to connect with you there. Whether you are a vacationer, resident, buyer, seller, or current home owner/renter interested in the Hilton Head area, this is a blog you’ll want to follow!

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