GET READY FOR THE 2018 HILTON HEAD ISLAND SEAFOOD FOOD FESTIVAL!
When: February 19-February 25, 2018
Hours: ALL DIFFERENT TIMES
Where: Throughout Hilton Head Island
Who: Everyone and Anyone
Tickets: CLICK ON THE LINK
Contact Information: www.hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com
The Lowcountry's Premier Food Festival
No, it's not too early to look into this terrific festival that honors all things seafood! Actually, one of the favorite events, "Seafood, Champagne + Gullah Sunday Brunch" is already SOLD OUT! Each year, this event keeps getting bigger - and better - and 2018 is an ambitious schedule.
It's Not Just the Food
Beginning on Monday, the festival kicks off with you being able to go along to catch your own seafood! You'll learn shrimping, crabbing, clamming and oystering right from our pristine waters then you'll enjoy cooking your own catch! It's a great way to really appreciate the beauty of this lowcountry.
For those who are not that fond of being out on the water, the festival presents "A Day Afield" at Turkey Hill Plantation in Ridgeland. This event, benefitting the Port Royal Sound Foundation, gives you the opportunity to join in and learn sporting clays, or fly fishing, or just enjoy the beauty of Turkey Hill with assorted charcuterie and wine.
Celebrity chefs from all over the country will also be presenting their creations at dinners located throughout the island as well. If you're into bar-b-q, Thursday, 2/22, will bring you to Waddell Mariculture Center down on the banks of the Colleton River where you'll learn from the best pitmasters at "Pitmaster 101".
The grand finale is on Saturday, February 24 at Honey Horn Plantation where you'll be tempted by amazing seafood, beautiful artwork, and enjoyable music throughout the day. There are some VIP tickets available, but like many of the more well attended events, BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!
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Throw some things in a backpack: This is more applicable to the Saturday festival but even some of the other venues are fairly remote so it's always a good idea to bring necessities! Plus there are a ton of people mingling around and a backpack always ends up being easier than a purse. You might want to take a few minutes to relax on the grass to in addition to water in the backpack you might throw in a blanket......
Parking is generally free at the various venues! Your best shot at finding a spot would be to get to the events early to both get a feel for where you are and in the case of those events in more of a rural setting- or even at Honey Horn - it's not a bad idea to scout out the place!
Bring Cash: Many of the vendors these days take cards, but it's usually much faster if you have cash. Some vendors will only take cash so make sure you don't miss out on your favorite delicacy because you don't have cash.