Fun! on the 4th of July

Hilton Head Island is jumpin’ on the 4th of July!  It’s the place to be:

The beaches will be packed…

beach scene

lots o kayaks

The kayakers will be jostling with the jetskiers…

Even the bike paths will be bustling…

crowded bike path

If you’re looking to get out and take part in the fun and festivities this holiday, here are some of our favorite 4th of July events:

Hilton Head Island Firecracker 5K Run and Family Fun Walk

8:00 AM Start


This is one of the top 10 races in South Carolina and over 1700 people from across the United States participate in this fun family event.  The festive post-race celebration is not to be missed and features food, music, and a Children’s Fun Run.

Sea Pines 4th of July Parade

8:30 AM – 12 Noon

dog in parade

Dress up your dog, kids, bicycle, or mother-in-law in full patriotic style and take part in a parade around Harbour Town! Meet in the parking lot adjacent to the Harbour Town Lighthouse @ 8:30 to register.  Decorating supplies provided.  Parade begins @ 9:30 with prizes awarded for Most Patriotic.  There will be carnival games and other activities going on after the parade.

One Island One Community Free 4th of July Picnic

11AM – 3PM

4th of july picnic

Food, bounce houses, slides, and special musical performances by rapper Chosen and solo artist Yasmine Ariana.  This event is free and open to the public!  Held at the Coastal Discovery Museum at 70 Honey Horn Rd on Hilton Head Island.


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