Fall Bluffton and Island Festivals Near Hilton Head Lakes South Carolina

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Lowcountry Festivals and Events Coming This Fall to South Carolina

One of the cool things about living in one of the best gated communities in coastal South Carolina is Hilton Head Lakes convenient location. Residents enjoy quick access to Savannah, Charleston and Hilton Head Island, and are minutes away from fun things to do in Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. For example, here's a sampling of fun and tasty festivals and events happening this fall:

Foodie Deliciousness

Saturday, October 4 – Hilton Head Burgers and Brews Festival

Cast a vote for the best slider prepared by local restaurants and taste 20 different brewskies in the beer garden. Live music, a big screen TV for football fans, and The Kid Zone games and bounce houses provide entertainment for the whole family. Admission is $6 for anyone over the age of 10. Little ones are free.

Sunday, October 12 - Sunday, October 19 – 10th Annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival

Soak up the culture, history and art that makes Bluffton, SC, so unique and welcoming during this week-long festival in the heart of Bluffton’s charming historic district. The festival, which showcases locally harvested seafood and delicious Low Country cuisine, finishes on the 18th and 19th with Streetfest, where folks will find treasures at the juried fine art show and enjoy local food specialties provided by area restaurants and caterers, and music, music, music (see below).

Saturday, November 1 – Bluffton International & Craft Beer Fest

Sample over 150 unique beers from around the world and American craft breweries in Historic Downtown Bluffton, South Carolina, at The Calhoun Street Promenade. In addition to lagers, pilsners and stouts, enjoy food, live music, and visit an array of coffee, chocolate and cigar purveyors. Tickets are $20 in advance / $25 at the door. This green event benefits the Palmetto Animal League.

Sporting Events

Sunday, October 12 – The 21st Annual Polo for Charity

Fun for the whole family – a Lowcountry afternoon of polo, tailgating, divot stomping and plenty of horsing around at historic Rose Hill Plantation in Bluffton. The Rotary Club of Okatie coordinates this fun-filled charitable event. Tickets are $15 in advance / $20 at the door. Kids under 12 admitted free.

Saturday, November 1 - Sunday, November 2 – Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Councours d’Elegance

Spend the first weekend in November drooling over some of the country's finest collector automobiles at Port Royal Golf Club next to The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa on Hilton Head Island. If the roar of the engines is what gets folks' motor going, spend the prior weekend at the Savannah Speed Classic and experience Grand Prix style road racing. Test drives, hot lap rides, off roading, and pit access are available for the true gearhead.

Thursday, November 6, - Saturday, November 8 – Special Olympics National Invitational Tennis Championship

Come cheer on the athletes and their coaches from around the county at the 15th annual Special Olympics tennis championship tournament at Van der Meer Shipyard Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC. Matches are free to the public.

Sweet Melodies

Saturday, September 6 and Saturday, October 25 – “Pickin’ By The River”

Bring a banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, or bass to play, or just come to listen to this all-acoustic bluegrass, country and folk music event hosted by the Low Country and Acoustic Musicians at Waterfront Park in Beaufort from noon to 5:00 p.m. The free festival features open jams throughout the park and stage performances. (843) 379-9084

Friday, October 3 - Saturday and Sunday October 4 – Beaufort Shrimp Festival

Celebrate all things shrimp and dance the night away at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort to the sounds of The Company band on Friday night. Saturday entertainment includes The Brewer Band and The Bull Grapes. In addition to live music, the festival includes food and beverage booths, arts & crafts market, Gullah history, a 5K Bridge Run/Walk & Popcorn Shrimp Run, adult shrimp heading & children shrimp peeling contests, and Sea Island Rotary Club’s Charity Shrimp Race. Admission to the festival is free.

Sunday, October 12 - Sunday, October 19 – 10th Annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival

In addition to food and art, the Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival features music, music, music! Hear local and regional talent sing and play Rock, Blues, Roots, Beach, Jazz, and Bluegrass on three stages. Bring dancing shoes.

Hilton Head Lakes

Hilton Head Lakes features by a variety of new Bluffton homes surrounded by protected nature preserves, lakes, and Tommy Fazio championship golf course views. Not a bad life at all, but it’s also nice to know that there are plenty of fun things to do in Bluffton and surrounding communities. Shopping in Savannah, Hilton Head Island beaches, lifetime learning at the University of South Carolina Beaufort and Bluffton campuses, and cultural events in Charleston are all only short trips from Hilton Head Lakes.

Few gated communities in coastal South Carolina offer the same levels of ambiance, amenities and location at affordable prices. Located on the West side of Bluffton, the community is perfect for those who appreciate nature and wildlife, particularly while boating or teeing off. Hilton Head Lakes has one of the only boatable lakes in the area, and many new Bluffton homesites include lake access.

The Golf Club, with its Par 72, 7,300-yard 18-hole course, 36-acre practice facility, a Par 3 short course ranging from 70 to 180 yards, a full-service golf shop, and the Café Pub & Grille serving lunch daily, is located on the north side of Hilton Head Lakes. On the south side, the Lake Club offers lakeside dining and private party rooms as well as a fitness center in a 14,000 square foot clubhouse, and a resort-style outdoor swimming pool with beach entry along the 155-acre freshwater lake.

Nature and outdoor sports lovers find Hilton Head Lakes to be their own private paradise among gated communities in coastal South Carolina. With fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, pontooning, over 12 miles of walking nature trails and over 450 acres of preserve – home to deer, wild turkeys, egrets, herons, and more wildlife – there is always something to do in the sun and fresh air.

New Bluffton homes in this friendly, gated golf community start at 1,300 square feet for a charming Lowcountry cottage and prices under $200k. There are 1,800 homes planned. Many beautiful and flexible floor plans by quality builders are available for both Golf Side and Lake Side home sites, and the model row is open for prospective residents to tour. Why not plan a fall visit soon and check out fun things to do in Bluffton?

Call Hilton Head Lakes direct at 843.784.5253 to schedule a tour, and to plan around a Bluffton Festival or event of interest.

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