Local Events

October 15 through October 23rd, 2016 • Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival

The 12th annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival will be held in the charming and eclectic historic district of Bluffton SC, well known for its quirky art community and natural river beauty. The festival is a week long event offering a myriad of activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Low Country cuisine, rich history, culture and art of the area and Southern hospitality found only in Bluffton. The highlight of the festival is the Streetfest which includes a juried fine art show featuring over 100 artists from 10 different states displaying and selling their art, delicious food provided by the area’s premier restaurants and caterers and great music and entertainment on Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, October 23rd. All Day Events

October 29, 2016  Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is a movement to reclaim the future for millions. Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on October 29th at the Old Town Promenade. Nearly 600 people from the area are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's participants will complete a 1.5 mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association. Walk participants will also join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease. Start or join a team today at alz.org/walk or 843-614-6608.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 • Halloween Boo's Cruise - Bar Crawl

Bust out your best costume and get ready for a Spooktacular Halloween Night like no other! Hilton Head Night Out's "Boo’s Cruise" celebrates the scariest time of the year shuttling you and your friends to the best Halloween Bars on Hilton Head Island. Shuttle will escort ticket holders to the best Halloween Party/Contest bars on Hilton Head Island with a chance to win over $5000. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes and participate in themed costume contests taking place at each location. Tickets are available for purchase on line $60 before Friday, Oct 28 then price rises to $70. Tickets can be purchased at www.HiltonHeadNightOut.com OR “My Night Out” Phone App. Included in the ticket price is shuttle service throughout the night, with shuttle transporting ticket holders from bar-to-bar, as well as a souvenir mug with a free drink at each location. For more information visit HiltonHeadNightOut.com. Participating Bars Include: Reilley’s South, Casey's, Tiki Hut, Rooftop Bar at Poseidon, Wild Wings Café, The Lodge, One Hot Mamas, Hilton Head Brewing Company and The Boardroom. We will meet at 8 p.m. at Reilley’s South on Saturday, Oct. 29th

October 31, 2016 Trunk-O-Ween at Shelter Cove Towne Centre

The Merchants of Shelter Cove Towne Centre and the Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance have partnered to present a FREE “Trunk-O-Ween” family friendly experience! Classic cars from the Carolina Dreamers Car Club will line Towne Centre Drive with their trunks open and full of candy! Costumed children can trick-or-treat from trunk-to-trunk and store-to-store to get their bag filled with candy! This special evening provides a safe environment for families, ghouls, goblins and ghosts of all ages! This year’s “spooktacular” highlights include (all are free!) Admission: FREE 5:00-7:00.

November 4, 2016 • Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d'Elegance

The centuries-old love story between man and machine has no better showcase with over 500 cars, boats, motorcycles and aircraft on exhibit the first weekend of November. Here the best, the brightest, and most passionate automotive and aeronautic dreams of yesterday, today, and tomorrow come true right before your eyes. 9:00-4:00 Complimentary Parking Location: The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn 70 Honey Horn Drive Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. Event location: Port Royal Golf Club10 Clubhouse DriveHilton Head Island, SC

November 5, 2016 • Bluffton International & Craft Beer Fest

The 6th Annual Bluffton International & Craft Beer Fest is Saturday, November 5th from 1-5pm. This year’s festival returns to The Bluffton Oyster Factory Park in Historic Downtown Bluffton, South Carolina. The Bluffton Beer Fest is “The Best Little Beer Fest in the USA” look for over 180+ unique beers ( 40+ different beer styles ) from more then 70 breweries from the US and the rest of the world. Quality not Quantity. The BBF also features Food Court, Vendor Village and Live Music. Bring your lawn chairs. No outside food or drinks will be permitted. Children and pets may enter the food court area, but are not allowed to visit beer garden. The BBF benefits Palmetto Animal League. For more information contact: (843) 757-8520

November 16, 2016 • Hilton Head Island Bridge Run

Celebrate the 25th Annual Hargray Hilton Head Island Bridge Run 10K and 5K on Saturday November 12th, at 8:00 am. The events will start and finish at Crossings Park and take participants over the Broad Creek Bridge and on the Cross Island Bridge. More than 500 participants are expected to compete in the event. All participants will receive a colorful Hargray Hilton Head Island Bridge Run T-shirt. The post race party and award ceremony will feature refreshments, music, and door prizes. Both the 10K & 5K races will offer Overall and Age Group awards in five year increments for male and female divisions. Contact: Bear Food Sports, b[email protected], (843) 757-8520. Event location: Crossings Park: 4 Haig Point Circle, Hilton Head SC 29928.

November 25, 2016 • Local Black Friday at Coligny

Cranford Hollow, Food Trucks, Local Vendors, Street-Style Artisans and Craftsmen, Santa in a Helicopter and plenty of Black Friday Fun! Come on out for this LOCAL Black Friday event! For more information contact Chris Young at . Coligny Plaza, 1 North Forest Beach Drive Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. Fun for the whole family and a great way to support our local businesses! Come hang out with us from 2:00-5:00!