Hilton Head Holiday Boat Lights Display

When: Now through December 31st

This December, take a stroll through our version of a winter wonderland, as Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina transforms into a colorful affair. Stroll the boardwalk, where the marina and boats will be decorated with holiday lights, and enjoy everything a Lowcountry “winter” has to offer. Snap a selfie or photo at a Shelter Cove Marina light display and tag it with #ShelterCoveChristmas.


Plant Riverside District’s 1st Annual Festival of Trees

When: Now through January 1st, 2024 @ JW Marriott Lobby on River Street

Featuring a forest of dazzling Christmas trees that represent a unique array of local businesses and organizations, free and open to the public to explore! Proceeds for this year’s event will be donated to the New Ebenezer Retreat Center and the Treutlen House, a safe home for boys.


December Nights & Holiday Lights

When: Open select nights, starting Friday, November 24th through Saturday, December 23rd

Returning for its 12th season, December Nights & Holiday Lights will return on Friday, November 24th and be open on select nights through Saturday, December 23rd. Guests will be treated to more than five acres with nearly a mile of magically lit trails and gardens. Newly created themes this year include Alice in Wonderland, Once Upon a Time (with a real fire-breathing dragon), Octopus’s Garden and Carnival of Color. Holiday Lights is a walking event and tickets must be purchased in advance.


Christmas Festival at Trustees’ Garden

When: Saturday, December 16th from 10AM – 5PM

Trustees’ Garden presents its 4th annual holiday event crafted for our community that brings together our neighbors and visitors in celebration, with 100% chance of snow! The Christmas Festival at Trustees’ Garden will be a safe, fun event filled with activities for all ages!