Just because summer is over doesn’t mean the fun has to be! There are plenty of events for kids in Hilton Head this November. So pack your bags, load up the kids, and head down for a fun fall beach vacation!

Bike Bluffton

Date: November 6th, 2022 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton

Marvel at the natural beauty of the South Carolina Lowcountry by cycling through! All cyclists of all abilities and experience levels are welcome. There are four ride options, from a 62-mile Metric Century to a 2-mile, family-friendly ride. All proceeds will go to fund The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton. And make sure to stick around for some post-race fun, including Food Trucks, Live Music, and Entertainment!

Hilton Head Oyster Festival

Date: November 11th, 2022 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Shelter Cove Community Park

You can have fried, steamed, stewed, and all-you-can-eat oysters at the Hilton Head Oyster Festival. Not an oyster fan? No worries! There are other fabulous foods, live entertainment, and even a Fun Zone for the kiddoes.

Hilton Head Island Lantern Parade

Date: November 12th, 2022 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Alder Lane Beach Access to Coligny Beach Park

Created by and featuring artist Chantelle Rytter, the Lantern Parade is a fun (and free!) addition to your vacation to-do list. The whole family is sure to love this illuminating experience.

Thanksgiving Turtle Trot

Date: November 24th, 2022 from 9:00am – 11:00am
Location: The Dunes House/Palmetto Dunes Beach Area 14

The Palmetto Dunes Turtle Trot is a 5k run/walk in the beautiful Palmetto Dunes Resort. Utilizing the beautiful hard flat beach for the race course makes this the perfect running experience on Hilton Head Island! Kids 12 and under run for FREE. Gobble, Gobble, get the whole family moving!

Pirates of Hilton Head

Ahoy, mateys! Climb aboard the Black Sparrow ship and help defeat Stinky Pete, the island’s smelliest pirate! He knows where the treasure is, and it’s up to the kids to retrieve it and claim some for their own! This is a #1 rated event for the young pirates at heart. There’s singing and dancing and perhaps some other surprises along the way. Then set sail and head out on the Calibogue Sound for about an hour and 15 minutes. Arr, enjoy the adventure, me hearties!

Santa and Shopping Day

Date: November 25th, 2022 from 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Location: Shelter Cove Marina

Santa Claus is coming to Hilton Head Island! He will arrive aboard a fire truck at noon and stay until 2:30 pm at the Neptune Statue. So bring the kids down to share their Christmas list and take photos with the man himself! Additional kids’ activities include train rides along with holiday music and, of course, specials and sales throughout the harbor shops and restaurants. Get there early. The first 250 kids get a gingerbread cookie to take home from the Hilton Head Social Bakery! Don’t forget to bring a new unwrapped toy or canned goods to benefit the Deep Well Project.

Discovery Night at the Museum

Date: Various Times
Location: Coastal Discovery Museum

Don’t miss out on AFTER HOURS at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Thursday evenings. These programs are for ages seven and up. (At least one registered adult must accompany each group.)
Some programs include lantern making (just in time for the upcoming Hilton Head Lantern Parade) and Indigo Exploration, a colorful, tie-dye experience. Topics, activities, times, and fees vary…so keep checking the calendar to see what other fun opportunities are in store! Hilton Head is always a fun vacation for kids!