7 Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day

May 24-27: Come join the FUN  with your friends and family when you shop Tanger Outlets during the Memorial Day sale! Find extra savings on many of your favorite name brand stores. Visit our website to locate the TANGER DEALS for the latest sales and coupon information. Download the Tanger App on your iPhone or Android smartphone for additional great offers! www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead .

May 24-26: Join us under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town where you’ll find Gregg Russell entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Complimentary. Call The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843) 842-1979 or seapines.com.

May 25 – 26: This year’s Hilton Head Island Art Festival, presented by Nash Gallery, features the handcrafted works of North American craftsman. Experience fine art, food, great music and shopping at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. this coming Memorial Day Weekend!

“A wide selection of work will be presented at our art festival,” said Lynn Alexander, owner of Nash Gallery. “Guests can expect to find works in pottery, glass, wood, jewelry, etc. — all made in the USA. It will truly be a weekend experience of fine art, food, music and shopping within our beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina.”

Artists interested in having their work displayed at the Hilton Head Art Festival can pick up applications at Nash Gallery or visit hiltonheadartfestival.com. For more information call (843) 785-6424.

May 26: “America Sings!” Join us for an all-American musical celebration including a special tribute to the members of the armed forces. A red, white and blue event filled with the spirit and music of America. A terrific way to begin the summer and honor our veterans and active military personnel! 7 p.m. Purchase concert tickets easily with our online ticketing system. If you need help call our box office at (843) 341-3818 to place your order. All seats are reserved. Depending on availability, you may purchase tickets at the door. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Pkwy. hiltonheadchoralsociety.org.

May 27: 5th Annual Hilton Head Memorial 5k Run and Walk will be held at the Shelter Cove Towne Centre. The race is a great opportunity to honor those among us who have served in the armed forces with a fun, family-friendly event. Enjoy Hilton Head’s most scenic courses with the spectacular backdrop of Broad Creek. A portion of the race and all donations will go to Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes.

Entry Fee and Registration:

  • $30 – 5K Run Adult,  NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION
  • $20 – 5K Run Military and immediate family (must present ID)
  • $20 – 5K Run Children 12 & under


May 27: Annual Sandbox At The Stables Fundraiser at Lawton Stables in Sea PinesImage may contain: one or more people, horse, tree, outdoor and naturePlantation at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $5 per person; tickets for concessions and activities are $1 each (some activities are free). Sandbox Annual Members receive $5 in concession tickets for each paid admission.

Activities scheduled include:

  • Craft projects
  • Inflatable water slides and bounce houses and a mini train ride!
  • Pony rides
  • Facepainting
  • Family games
  • “Island Explorer” Corner: Excavation Station, I3 (Imagine.Invent.Inspire.) Makerspace, Mad Scientist, Spin the Wheel (Everyone’s a winner!) and Friends from The Coastal Discovery Museum and The Outside Foundation!

The Cowpoke Caper Parade is back again at High Noon! Come dressed as your favorite cowpoke and bring your cowpoke name – creativity is key! Free bandanas to the first 50 entries! And new this year, a visit from “Captain Jack Sparrow”! There will be hot dogs and burgers fresh off the grill, as well as refreshments including sno cones and popcorn, all available for purchase. Guests parking is at the Trolley Stop inside the Greenwood Dr. Sea Pines Gate. Ride the free trolley to Lawton Stables. (There is NO Event parking at Lawton Stables). thesandbox.org.

May 27:
American funk band, La Bodega, LIVE at the Crazy Crab at Jarvis Creek.  The band’s raw funk, soul, reggae, blues, & hip-hop sound rocks out for a special holiday concert. 7-10 p.m. thecrazycrab.com.