shutterstock 654410422Hard to believe, but summer is here in the Lowcountry! We have collected a list of free (or mostly free) activities you’ll want to go ahead and put on your calendar now!

 

Recurring

Summer Jams  

Tuesdays from June 11-August 12, 5:00-9:00pm

The Island Recreation Association is proud to bring you a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with the highlight of the night fireworks which start around 9 pm. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks!

Movie Night

Thursdays from June 13- August 15, 9:00pm-11:00pm

Family entertainment, pets welcome. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and pillows and sit back and enjoy the movie.  Get take out from any of the Shelter Cove Town Center restaurants or Kroger.

Schedule includes:

JUNE 13 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY I

JUNE 20 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 “SUMMER VACATION”

JUNE 27 MARY POPPINS RETURNS,

JULY 11 JURASSIC PARK

JULY 18 TOP GUN,

JULY 25 FROZEN

AUGUST 1 THE PARENT TRAP 1998

AUGUST 8 MONSTERS, INC.

AUGUST 15 INDIANA JONES - RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK

Parrot Palooza with Shannon Tanner and the Oyster Reefers 

Thursdays from June 13-August 22, 7:00pm-8:30pm 

Join  Shannon Tanner in his 31st season as family entertainer extraordinaire at beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour. His beloved shows have become a family tradition for many Island visitors and are on the Hilton Head vacation list of things “NOT TO BE MISSED”!

Summer Movie ClubHouse at Cinemark Bluffton

Wednesdays June 5-  August 7, 9:30am

$5 for 10 movies, or $1 per show.

Shows include:

6/5 Despicable Me 3 (PG)

6/12 Peter Rabbit (PG)

6/19 Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (PG)

6/26 How To Train Your Dragon (PG)

7/3 Smallfoot (PG)

7/10 Kung Fu Panda (PG)

7/17 The Lego Movie (PG)

7/24 Spongebob Squarepants Out of Water (PG)

7/31 Sherlock Gnomes (PG)

8/7 Hotel Transylvania 3.

 Storytime at the Port Royal Sound Foundation

Tuesdays, June 4th - August 27th, 9:30 A.M

Bring your little ones to the Maritime Center for a special story and a craft or creature meet and greet!

 

Other Summer Events

Juneteenth  Free Family Day

June 8th, 1pm-4pm 

Telfair kicks off its 12th annual Juneteenth observance with a Free Family Day at the Jepson Center filled with storytelling and demonstrations highlighting African American history and Gullah culture. Included are storytelling programs by longtime presenters Jamal Toure and Queen Quet, hands-on activities for students, demonstrations of traditional crafts, and a 3pm musical performance.

Food Truck Night

June 12, 6:30pm 

The Christian Renewal Church on Hilton Head will be hosting a Food Truck Night. They will have live music, bounce houses, food trucks, and  Kona Ice! Open to the public - bring your friends and come hang out for a night of relaxation and fun!

Bluffton Sunset Party

 June 14, 5:30pm-9:30pm

(Kids 12 and under are free; general admission $5) Now celebrating their 7th Summer at Oyster Factory Park on the May River, Bluffton’s riverfront sundown celebrations have become a Lowcountry tradition and a "must attend" event for all Blufftonians.  Bluffton Sunset Parties celebrate local foods, vendors, craft beers, homegrown music, and other fun activities for everyone of all ages.

Children’s Toad Fishing Tournament (Part of the Beaufort Water Festival)

July 13, 10:00am- 12:00pm At the Waterfront Park Seawall, this event is for children ages 12 and under only. Bring your own rod, reel and tackle. Bait will be provided.

Children’s Day (Part of the Beaufort Water Festival)

July 14,11 am – 3 pm  

Featuring games, activities, shows, bounce houses and prizes at Beaufort Waterfront park.

Air Show (Part of the Beaufort Water Festival)

July 20- 1pm-4pm  

Featuring stunt planes, Parachutists, US Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo at Beaufort Waterfront Park.