Thanksgiving is not just about food, it’s also about spending quality time with your family.
And on Hilton Head Island, there are plenty of events and activities to keep everyone entertained. From fall fun to 5Ks there is something for all ages. And maybe even a visit from Santa!
Wagon Rides Through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Enjoy a festive wagon ride as we marvel at the fall colors of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. November 21-25, please visit seapines.com/events for schedule and availability. Reservations required; $22/adult, $18/child (ages 12 and younger). For additional information, visit seapines.com/events or call (843) 842-1979.
Thanksgiving Turtle Trot in Palmetto Dunes
The Palmetto Dunes Property Owners Association (PDPOA) will host its third annual Thanksgiving Turtle Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day-Thursday, November 23, 9-10 a.m. The family-friendly Hilton Head 5k is a 5-kilometer run/walk on the beach in beautiful Palmetto Dunes Resort. The race starts at 9 am from the Dunes House, 14 Dunes House Lane. For more information, click HERE.
Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt
On Thursday, November 23, 9 a.m., kick off the holiday with this fun, family-friendly activity! Travel through Sea Pines by bike or by car and try to uncover different locations by solving various clues and riddles. Reservations required. $35/family (up to 10 people). For additional information, visit seapines.com/events or call (843) 842-1979.
Thanksgiving with Stan Smith
November 23-25, 9 am-12 pm: Spend Thanksgiving morning with Stan Smith, former U.S. Open and Wimbledon Champion and U.S. Olympic men’s tennis coach. This is a unique opportunity for participants to not only learn from Stan, but also get to know one of the legends of the sport. Reservations required; visit seapines.com/tennis or call (843) 363-4495.
Friday, November 24, 2:30-4:30 pm: Former World No. 1 Stan Smith hosts our annual Thanksgiving Pro tennis exhibition. Receive valuable tips, enjoy complimentary refreshments and win prizes in the raffle! The event is complimentary; however, we kindly ask attendees to bring canned goods to benefit the Deep Well Project. For additional information, please contact the Sea Pines Racquet Club at (843) 363-4495.
Santa at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina
Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina will be hosting a day-after-Thanksgiving “Santa and Shopping Day” on Friday, November 24 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 pm at the Neptune Statue for children to share their Christmas list and take photos! Enjoy holiday music and train rides around the marina from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. This event is free, but please bring a new unwrapped toy or canned items for The Deep Well Project. Visit ShelterCoveHiltonHead.com/santa for more information!
Gregg Russell Thanksgiving Concert
Join us under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town for a very special Gregg Russell Thanksgiving concert on Friday, November 24, 7:30-9 p.m. It’s an event for the entire family, as well as the official lighting of the Harbour Town Christmas tree. Before the concert, enjoy a special visit from Santa Claus from 5:30-7 p.m.! For additional information, visit seapines.com/events.
Caramel Apple Festival
On Saturday, November 25, 1-3 p.m., bring the family to Heritage Farm for a fun afternoon of fall activities, including caramel apples, games, crafts, a bounce house and more! $6/apple or $18/all-inclusive ticket. Includes: apple, bounce house and face painting. For additional information, visit seapines.com/events or call (843) 842-1979.