Finding a happy hour on vacation is one of life’s greatest indulgences, and we’re here to help you out with that. Lucky for you, there are plenty of Hilton Head Happy Hour spots to please everyone in your group. Just pick your vibe and schedule a designated driver so everyone can celebrate the night safely!

The Big Bamboo

The perfect happy hour destination is just steps from Hilton Head’s beach at The Big Bamboo. Their happy hour runs daily from 4p-6p with specials that include $3 wells and house wines, $3 select pints, and $2 off appetizers. With live music and a fantastic view, what’s not to love?

San Miguel’s

San Miguel’s has served fresh, authentic Mexican food and award-winning Margaritas to Islanders and vacationers since 1977. Come enjoy the waterfront view in beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour during their daily happy hour from 4p-6p. Their happy hour specials include:

$1 off beer
$3 off margaritas
$2 off house/well liquor
$5 wines and sangria
$3 shots of Fireball
$2.50 – $6 happy hour appetizer menu


Local favorite, Hinchey’s, serves up family dining at its best with an all-American menu, sports on any of their 25 satellite TVs, free wifi, daily lunch, early bird and dinner specials, and a late-night menu with live music after dark. They also have one of the longest happy hours on the island that runs from 4p-7p with specials that include $2.50 select pints, $3.25 wells and house wines, .75 cents off bottles, and buy one get one 1/2 off appetizers.

Captain Woody’s

Whether you sit outside on the deck or at the inside bar, Captain Woody’s is the perfect spot for a happening happy hour. From 4p-7p, indulge in delicious seafood and live entertainment while sipping on any one of their happy hour specials:

$2.50 domestics
$3.50 imports
$4 house/well liquors
$4 house wines
$4-$8 happy hour appetizer menu

Black Marlin Bayside Grill & Hurricane Bar

Another hole-in-the-wall local favorite is the Black Marlin Bayside Grill and Hurricane Bar. Known for frozen daiquiris, seasonal live music, oyster roasts, and hurricane parties, their happy hour runs from 4p-7p and offers specials like $1 off beer and $2 off appetizers, liquor, house wines, and frozen drinks.


After a full day running around Hilton Head or touring all the history and beauty our island has to offer, a frosty beverage at a Hilton Head happy hour is the best way to end the day. Just be sure to drink responsibly so you can come back and visit us again next summer!