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A Coastal Holiday

Be sure to stop by Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina for a coastal holiday display of lights and some great holiday shopping and dining.


Santa & Shopping Day

Friday, November 24, 2023

Who is ready for Santa’s first appearance on Hilton Head Island? We are! Join us for a day-after-Thanksgiving “Santa and Shopping Day” with specials and sales throughout the harbour shops and restaurants.

Santa will arrive at 12 noon aboard a fire truck and stay until 2:30 p.m. at the Neptune Statue for children to share their Christmas list and take photos!

Additional kids activities from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. will include bounce houses and train rides along with holiday music. Bring the kids and grandkids to meet Santa, listen to holiday classics and shop for some special gifts! The first 250 kids will be given a gingerbread cookie to take home (provided by Hilton Head Social Bakery)! 

Free event, but please bring a new unwrapped toy or canned items for the Deep Well Project.

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Shop. Dine. Stroll.

This Holiday season, experience the “Coastal Christmas” boat lights!

Shop at our locally owned boutiques & galleries.

Christmas on the Harbour • Neptune’s Niche • Southern Tide • Tradewinds Trinkets & Treasures • Treasure Island • Nash Gallery • Pure Salt Studios • Memory Lane Portraits • A&M Provisions • Salon Shelter Cove • Frosty's Italian Ices & More

Dine at seven waterfront restaurants open for the Holidays.

Bistro 17 • Top Dawg Tavern • Top Dawg Pizzeria (coming soon) • ELA’S On The Water • Hilton Head Social Bakery • San Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant • Scott’s Fish Market

Stroll along the marina and see the coastal holiday lights display!

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