Memorial Day Weekend Events in Hilton Head

Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to visit Hilton Head. As the unofficial kick-off weekend of summer, there are tons of activities happening in the area for guests to enjoy. Just check out some of the cool events happening over Memorial Day Weekend on Hilton Head Island.

Hilton Head Freedom 5K

On Monday, May 27th, celebrate Memorial Day with a patriotic 5K at Coligny Beach. Palmetto Running Company and Go Tri Sports present the 5th Annual Hilton Head Memorial Day Run & Walk through one of the most scenic courses in the country. This race is the perfect way to show your thanks this Memorial Day because it’s actually a fundraiser for the Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes. Deck yourself out in red, white, and blue for a chance to win the patriotic costume contest. Don’t forget to sign up by Sunday, May 26th, though because there won’t be same-day race registration!

Hilton Head Art Festival

If you’re in Hilton Head over Memorial Day Weekend, you need to go check out the Hilton Head Art Festival at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina presented by Nash Gallery. Enjoy fine art, incredible food, and amazing music May 25th-26th from 10 am to 5 pm. Support the local artists and be sure to stop by the Hilton Head Art Festival!

Memorial Day Remembrance

Celebrate Memorial Day by attending the Memorial Day Remembrance Celebration at Shelter Cove Veteran’s Memorial Park featuring guest speaker Col. Cesar Rodriguez of Marine Corps. There will be a special performance by the Hilton Head Choral Society and Hilton Head NJROTC will present the colors. The event is free and open to the public at 10:30 am on Memorial Day.

Annual Sandbox at the Stables Fundraiser

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If you’re looking for a fun family-friendly event your kids will love this Memorial Day Weekend, check out the Annual Sandbox at the Stables Fundraiser at Lawton Stables in Sea Pines Plantation from 10 am to 2 pm. Admission is $5 a person and tickets for activities and concessions are $1, although some activities are free. Additionally, your kids will love all the fun activities including the craft projects, inflatable water slides, bounce houses, mini train rides, pony rides, face painting, and a visit from Captain Jack Sparrow.

All in all, there are a bunch of fun things to do over Memorial Day Weekend in Hilton Head. If you’re still searching for a vacation rental for the weekend, check out some of the homes that Five Star Properties has available!