The beautiful thing about visiting Hilton Head in 2022 is that there are great outdoor activities to enjoy no matter the time of year. The winter blues can’t touch you in this warm and welcoming place, and with so many unique attractions even in the off-season, you’ll have no shortages of memories to make. We handpicked three special events to kick off your plans.

Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration – February 1-26

One of the most unique and fulfilling experiences on Hilton Head Island is the Gullah Celebration. This month-long event showcases the culture and profound heritage of the Gullah people and has been going strong every year since 1996. Some of the highlights of this Celebration include art exhibits featuring local Gullah artists, Gospel Concerts, The Gullah Market, and of course, the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration Opening Party! If you’re only planning for one event this year, make it this one.

Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival – February 21-27

The Annual Hilton head Seafood Festival, now in its 15th year, boasts family-friendly culinary fun for all ages. Celebrate your tastebuds with a showcase of the Island’s best sea-inspired meals and creative cocktails created by celebrity chefs and locally renowned southern pitmasters. With live music, hands-on cooking demonstrations, and so much more, there is plenty of fun to be had by the whole family.

Hilton Head Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K – February 12

Whether running or spectating, the Hilton Head Island Marathon is a must. Thousands of runners, three distance challenges, beautiful scenery, and a can’t-miss after-party at Jarvis park in the heart of Hilton Head. Crispy cold beers, fantastic food, and upbeat music greet you at the finish line as you celebrate your accomplishments and the great outdoors of Lowcountry. Runners even get some race swag to take home!


Don’t push your trip off any later when there are so many family-friendly, fun, and educational things to try! Book your trip to Hilton Head in 2022 now.