The Hilton Head Island Shrimp Festival will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 on the lawn adjacent to the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town at The Sea Pines Resort.
The family-friendly event will feature savory shrimp dishes prepared by 18 Hilton Head-area chefs (while supplies last), craft beers from more than 14 breweries (while supplies last), an array of goods offered by specialty vendors, and live music performances by local rock band Groove Town Assault. An activity-filled “Kid Zone” with a bounce house, face painting, arts & crafts and more, will be provided by event sponsors The Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Coca-Cola, Southern Crown Partners, US Foods, and E& J Gallo.
“Our culinary team developed the idea of hosting a shrimp fest four years ago to celebrate our locally-sourced shrimp, which is one of our most precious resources,” explained Matt Roher, Director of Food and Beverage, The Sea Pines Resort. “Since that time the festival has grown to include a collection of craft breweries and talented Lowcountry chefs creating and serving unique local shrimp recipes.”
Early bird admission for guests 21 ad older is $60. Tickets for 21 and under (or non-drinkers) are $40, kids 8 and under receive free admission. Regular pricing begins on August 15: $75 for 21 and older, $50 for guests 21 and under (or non-drinkers, and children 8 and under are free.
Shuttle service is available for all Shrimp Fest attendees. Parking will be available in Lot 1 and will drop off guests in Harbour Town beginning at 12:30 pm. Shuttles will run for an hour after Shrimp fest to make sure all guests are returned to Lot 1. Guests must print or show their ticket confirmation to receive free entrance into Sea Pines on September 24th.
For tickets and information, please visit hiltonheadislandshrimpfest.com.
For resort information and reservations, visit www.seapinesresort.com and call (866) 561-8802.