July is full of exciting events here in the Lowcountry including several 4th of July celebrations with fireworks, Shelter Cove’s Harbourfest, sunset celebrations at Shelter Cove, art exhibits, and live outdoor entertainment. The possibilities for fun are endless here on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton.

All Month Long
The Coastal Discovery Museum provides tours, walks, programs, and exhibits about the Lowcountry. Events are scheduled daily. To learn more about the Coastal Discovery monthly events, contact 843-689-6767 or visit CoastalDiscovery.com

Enjoy live music and family fun at the summer long festival known as HarbourFest. A favorite among locals and visitors, HarbourFest runs every week night at 6pm and features fireworks every Tuesday night.

Summer Long
Shelter Cove Harbour
For more information, call 843-452-1106


Movie Night in the Park at Shelter Cove Community Park
Every Thursday after the sun sets over the Broad Creek, Shelter Cove Community Park will feature a blockbuster hit. Watch all your favorite movies under the start on a 20’ movie screen. Beach chairs and blankets are suggested.

June 16 – August 11, 2016
Shelter Cove Community Pak
For more information, call 843-686-2228


Bud Light Concert Series
The Rooftop bar at Poseidon presents the summer long concert series featuring Edwin McCain in the lineup!

June 16 – September 10, 2016
The Rooftop Bar
For more information, call 843-715-0344.


Catch Me If You Can: The Musical
Based on a true story (and the 2002 film starring Tom Hanks & Leonardo Dicaprio), this musical tells the story of teenage con-man Frank Abagnale Jr. and his first-class exploits that land him on the FBI’s most wanted list. The musical takes the audience around the world as Frank Jr. outsmarts the FBI and maintains his A-list life posing as one of society’s elites.

June 24 – July 3, 2016
The Seahawk Cultural Center at Hilton Head High School
For more information, call 866-749-2228.


Dance Party with the Brown Family
Hilton Head Island’s premier dance party kicks off on Center Stage at Beachside Coligny. Festivities start nightly at 6:30pm.

June 3 – September 5, 2016
Coligny Plaza
For more information, call 843-686-6050.


Marleys Island Grille Summer Live Music Lineup
Stop by Marleys Island Grill any day of the week during the summer to enjoy island inspired live music performances, delicious food, refreshing drinks, and ice cream for the kids.

May 30, 2016 – September 5, 2016
Marleys Island Seafood Grill
For more information, call 843-686-5800.


Million Dollar Quartet
This smash-hit Broadway musical was inspired by the recording session that brought rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins together for the first and only time. Million Dollar Quartet brings this event to life featuring a score of hock hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and more.

June 21, 2016 – July 30, 2016
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
For more information, call 843-842-2787.


SOBA Gallery presents A Touch of Blue
This fundraiser benefiting the Bluffton Police Department will feature art works with “A Touch of Blue”. Guaranteed to have a positive impact on our community, 10% of all sales for the month will go to the Bluffton Police Department.

June 6 – July 3, 2016
SOBA Gallery
For more information, call 843-757-6586.


Thought Reader Bill Gladwell
Bill Gladwell will entertain and amaze you with his “thought reading” abilities. Learn how 93% of communication is your body language and the way that you say things. Bill will show you that what you’re communicating doesn’t necessarily come out of your mouth. You’re sure to be surprised.

June 3 – September 22, 2016
Hilton Head Island Beach and Tennis Resort
For more information, call 702-721-8456.


Coligny Trivia Night
If you’re feeling smart, head down to Coligny Plaza to test your trivia skills. It’s a night of family fun in a friendly environment and if you’re lucky, you may even win a prize.

May 28 – September 5, 2016
Coligny Plaza
For more information, call 843-686-6050.


Free Beach Yoga
Free beach yoga classes will be held every Sunday at Coligny Beach in front of the Volleyball Courts.

May 1 – August 14, 2016
Tiki Hut

Music by Todd Cowart
This one-man acoustic entertainer provides a family friendly show that will cross over generations. There is sure to be something for everyone. Located on Coligny Plaza’s Center Stage at 6:30pm.

May 29 – September 5, 2016
Coligny Plaza
For more information, call 843-686-6050.


Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Community Park
Bring a picnic and watch the sun set over the waters of the Broad Creek. Live music, local merchants and family fun will be at hand every Friday night through September 2, 2016.

June 17 – September 2, 2016
Shelter Cove Community Pak
For more information, call 843-686-2228.



Hilton Head Firecracker Run
Over 1,600 runners and walkers will gather on July 4th at 8:00am at the Shelter Cove Community Park & Shelter Cove Towne Center for the 31st Annual Hilton Head Firecracker Run. An Independence Day tradition, the Firecracker Run is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County and one of the top ten races in South Carolina. Participants range from under 8 to over 80 and include many family groups with 15 to 20 family members participating. Fun for the entire family, the fast and flat course runs through Shelter Cove past Broad Creek and finishes at Shelter Cove Community Park. Post race celebration includes live music, a children’s fun run, refreshment, vendors, door prizes and more.

July 4, 2016
Shelter Cove Community Park
For more information, call 843-757-8520.


Fourth of July Picnic
Celebrate this Independence Day with the unity of Central Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church and Grace Community Church with a free Fourth of July picnic at historic Honey Horn on Hilton Head Island, SC. The event starts at 11am and includes fun for the entire family with bounce houses, a dunk tank, live music, great food and fellowship. Chairs are encouraged but no pets, please.

July 4, 2016 from 11am-3pm
Coastal Discovery Museum



Annual Skull Creek 4th of July Celebration
Skull Creek hosts its 32nd Annual Fourth of July Celebration with a waterfront fireworks show. This family friendly event takes place at Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks where you’ll find live music, great food and family fun. The fireworks show begins at 9:30pm from a barge set along the Intracoastal Waterway near Hudson’s and Skull Creek Boathouse. Free parking and a shuttle service is available from 6-10pm from the Boys & Girls Club on Gum Tree Road to the parking lot of Hudson’s.

July 4, 2016 from 6-10pm
Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks



4th of July Parade in Harbour Town
Dress in your red, white and blue and watch the fireworks under Hilton Head Island’s iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse. But it’s not just about the fireworks. This is a full day of scheduled Fourth of July fun and activities including a family friendly/pet friendly parade around the marina. Meet at the parking lot adjacent to the Harbour Town Lighthouse at 8:30am to register and pick up supplies for the parade which starts at 9:30am. After the entries are judged and a winner chosen, stay in the harbour for lunch or bike to the beach but be sure to come back for dinner, live music and a stunning waterfront fireworks show in the evening.

July 4, 2016 from 8:30am-10pm
Harbour Town


4th of July Celebration and HarbourFest at Shelter Cove Marina
Shelter Cove Marina is another fantastic place to catch the fireworks this 4th of July on Hilton Head Island, SC. Come early to save your seat for the Shannon Tanner family friendly entertainment show or to grab a bite to eat before the fun. Cappy the Clown, face painting, carnival games, and treats from vendors are just a few of the activities before the grand finale of fireworks over the harbour.

July 4, 2016 from 6-10pm
Harbour Town


Community Market & Summer Jams
This 9-week event will be held every Tuesday from June 14th through August 9th from 4:30-7pm. The market will feature vendors selling local farm-fresh produce, art work, sweets, baked goods and other specialty foods. A zip line, rock wall, bungee jump and bounce houses are added for a little extra family fun.

June 14 – August 9, 2016
Shelter Cove Community Market
For more information, call 843-686-2228.



SOBA Gallery presents “Local Color” Paintings by Lauren Terrett
The SOBA Gallery in downtown Bluffton welcomes Lauren Terrett as a featured artist from July 5th through July 31st . Lauren’s work is inspired by the vibrant and lush lowcountry settings. Her work is intuitive and impressionistic including the use of thick paint, texturing, charcoal lines and vivid colors that set her paintings apart. A reception will be held in her honor on Friday July 8th from 5-7pm at the SOBA gallery.

July 5 – July 31, 2016
SOBA Gallery on 6 Church Street
For more information, call 843-757-6586.


Whitley Deputy
The Lowcountry’s premier funk, soul and good time party musician will be on stage at Coligny Plaza’s Center Stage starting at 6:30pm.

June 7 – September 5, 2016
Coligny Plaza
For more information, call 843-686-6050.


Enjoy live music at beachside Coligny’s Center Stage featuring 2SONS playing rock “n” roll and Americana. This good old fashioned fun music is sure to get you up on your feet.

June 1 – September 5, 2016
Coligny Plaza
For more information, call 843-843-6050.



Farmers Market of Bluffton
Fresh, local produce, plants, nuts, herbs, flowers, honey, cheese, milk, eggs, meats, and seafood. You’ll also find specialty items like kettle corn, spices, coffee, tea, sweet treats, pastries, fresh pasta and sauces.

Thursdays, March – September 29, 2016
Calhoun Street in Bluffton
For more information, call 855-287-7287.


The Gary Byrd Band
Get ready to party with the sounds of Gary Byrd and his Southern rock band, the Outlaw Band. Live music at Coligny Plaza’s Center Stage starts at 6:30pm.

June 2 – September 5, 2016
Coligny Plaza
For more information, call 843-686-6050.


2016 Hilton Head Jazz Camp
Recommended for ages 14-20, the 2016 Hilton Head Jazz Camp is a full day camp held from July 11-16, 2016 from 9am-4pm. A combination of large big bands, small combos, theory, improve, elective courses, master classes and performances will be taught by 14 full-time professionals. The camp is geared towards intermediate to advanced middle and high school students.

July 11 – July 16, 2016
Hilton Head Christian Academy
For more information, call 843-321-8174.


Bluffton Sunset Party
The 2016 Bluffton Sunset Party Series is a summer party series held at the Bluffton Oyster Factory Park. It’s a family friendly sundown celebration with live music on the May River, local food, vendors and drinks. This Sunset Party will feature an arts & craft village, fresh local seafood from area restaurants and live music both nights. Tickets are only $5 and children 12 and under are free. A percentage of the proceeds from each event will go to benefit local Bluffton Charities.

July 14, 2016 from 5-9pm
July 15, 2016 from 4-9pm
Bluffton Oyster Factory Park


Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America
With a cast of five talented New Your actor/singer/musicians, this unforgettable night of twenty-nine John Denver songs comes to life on the stage of the Main Street Theater on Hilton Head Island.

July 20 – August 7, 2016
Main Street Theater
For more information, call 866-749-2228.


Summer Concert Series on The Bluff
Listen to the music Southern favorite, The Colby Deitz Band, under the stars on the Village Green at Palmetto Bluff. This eclectic band offers a perfect blend of authentic country music blended with the front porch of Southern Appalachia. Gates open at 5pm and the concert starts at 6:30pm. $25 per car at the gate of Palmetto Bluff. Proceeds benefit Family Promise of Beaufort County, whose mission is to provide temporary shelter, family stability, and permanent housing solutions for the homeless families with children.

July 12, 2016 at 5pm
Palmetto Bluff


Gregg Russell Concerts
Celebrating 40 years in Harbour Town, Gregg Russell can be found preforming under the Liberty Oak. Concerts are geared towards children and adults.

All Summer Long
Harbour Town



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