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Hilton Head Island Shrimp Festival

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About the Festival

The Hilton Head Island Shrimp Festival will be held from 1 to 4pm on Saturday, September 23 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 14 Hilton Head-area chefs (while supplies last), craft beers from more than 20 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 and crafts and more, will be provided by event sponsors The Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head, Coca-Cola, Southern Crown Partners and US Foods.

Shrimp Festival Ticket Pricing

- General Admission 21 and Older: $75
- General Admission No Alcohol: $50

Children 8 and younger are free!

Participating Restaurants

Fish Hilton Head LEFFEW Fraser's Tavern The Crazy Crab Technical College of the Lowcountry coast Local Pie Links American Grill Okan Mama Joy's Kitchen Quarterdeck salty-dog lands-end-tavern lucky-beach-logo bakery-logo Forest Fire Southern BBQ

Participating Breweries and Beverages

bells brewing Commonhouse aleworks golden road Island Brands USA Sugar Creek Brewing Southern Tier Brewing Wicked Weed New Belgium New Realm NODA Brewing Rusty Bull Brewing Samuel Adams Southern Barrel Brewing Sycamore Brewing palmetto-brewing-logo estuary-logo victory-logo Nutrl-logo Truly Hard Seltzer twisted-tea-logo

Sponsors & Partners

Boys Girls Club Coca Cola Southern Crown US Foods

Frequently Asked Questions

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What does my ticket include?

Each ticket includes all-you-can-eat-shrimp (while supplies last) prepared by local chefs, as well as beer samples from more than 14 breweries for ticket holders 21 and older. Beer, wine and other beverages also will be available for purchase.

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at several of our dining locations in The Sea Pines Resort.

Do I have to purchase a gate pass?

All pre-purchased tickets will receive complimentary entrance to Sea Pines on the day of the event. Guests should drive into the right-hand lane of the gate entrance and show the guard their mobile ticket confirmation, printed ticket or pre-purchased wristband. A paper guest pass will not be required. Sea Pines gate fee will be waived for guests with event wristband or advance-purchased Shrimp Festival ticket.

Where can I park?

All attendees are encouraged to park in Trolley Lot 1. Complimentary transportation will be available to and from Harbour Town, from 12pm to 5:30pm on the day of the event. The Sea Pines gate fee will be waived for attendees wearing an event wristband or with tickets purchased in advance.

What type of Shrimp dishes will be featured?

Local chefs will be serving up their best shrimp dishes featuring flavors of the Lowcountry. Those in your party who have a shellfish allergy or do not choose to eat shrimp may purchase food at Harbourside restaurant.

Can I buy tickets for this event on-site?

Yes. Any tickets that are still available will be sold on-site the day of the event. However, to ensure availability, we recommend purchasing tickets in advance.

Will seating be available?

Yes. Plenty of tables and chairs will be available underneath the oak trees.

If I can’t make it to the event will I receive a refund?

Yes. Tickets are refundable with 48-hours’ notice prior to the event.

What is the weather policy?

The Shrimp Festival will take place rain or shine.

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