November 18: The Hilton Head Island Lantern Parade takes place at 5 p.m. The parade is a free event and an opportunity for the surrounding community and visitors to celebrate the history, ecology and people of Hilton Head Island. The only requirement to participate is having a lantern. Lineup for the parade begins at the Alder Lane beach access. The parade will step off at 5:45 p.m., right after sunset, and travel north along South Forest Beach up to Coligny Beach Park. From there, the parade continues through the Coligny Beach Park Access, around the Circle, to conclude at the Lowcountry Celebration Park where you will find food trucks, beverages and live music. For more information, visit www.culturehhi.org/event/hilton-head-island-lantern-parade.