By Allison Hersh Hilton Head Island’s iconic mollusks take center stage as part of this new culinary heritage experience. “May River oysters are close to perfection!” – Pat Conroy, author of “Price of Tides”, “Beach Music” and “The Water Is Wide” The new Lowcountry Oyster Trail is an experiential tourism, economic development and environmental conservation initiative celebrating… Read More…
Arts, Museums and Wineries in Hilton Head, SC
The Sandbox is a non-profit, hands-on interactive museum filled with unique entertaining, and educational play areas including a ship, international airport with a plane, Loggerhead Sandcastle, construction zone, bank, kitchen, arts and crafts and more.
Island Winery makes artisan wines hand-crafted on premise, specializes in fine red and white wine, and are famous for their Low Country Specialty Wines. They invite you to stop by their charming tasting room to enjoy and learn about wine with friendly tasting room staff and relax with friends amongst the wine barrels.
The Coastal Discovery Museum offers programs, activities, and exhibits year-round to make learning about Hilton Head and other sea islands an enjoyable experience for island visitors and residents alike.
First Presbyterian Church | Hilton Head Island | 843-842-2055
The May River Theatre
ULMER AUDITORIUM, Bluffton Town Hall | Bluffton, SC | 843-837-7798
Hilton Head Dance School & Theatre
24 Palmetto Business Park Road | Hilton Head Island | 843-785-5477
25 New Orleans Road | Hilton Head Island | 843-689-6246
Hilton Head Island Arts, Museums and Wineries
Hilton Head Island features exceptional cultural opportunities throughout the year for art lovers. The Coastal Discovery Museum offers a hands-on exploration of the history, wildlife and heritage of coastal South Carolina. For children, the Sandbox is an interactive museum filled with unique entertaining and educational play areas. The Museum of Hilton Head exhibits artifacts relating to the island’s history and culture. Nature walks, loggerhead turtle watch protection program, and an oral history project are among its many offerings. The Art Center of Coastal Carolina sets the stage for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach.
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Taking place throughout the entire month of February, The Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island. GullahCelebration.com offers a synopsis of this event in the description below. Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration programming includes a variety of events designed to attract local… Read More…
Kick off the New Year with a taste of this iconic berry, which is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins. By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery Bare and crooked in the winter, the elder tree is a powerful symbol in medieval lore, a potent ingredient in Native American medicine and an important key to delicious alcoholic beverages…. Read More…
Established in 2003, the roots of The Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island extend back through the generations who farmed the fertile soil of the Lowcountry—all the way to West Africa. The direct descendants of African-Americans once enslaved on Southern cotton and rice plantations, the Gullah people lived in relative isolation for hundreds of years on… Read More…