Festivals and Events
The Coastal Discovery Museum hosts several annual festivals and events at its Honey Horn location. Please check our calendar of events, home page, and Facebook for other upcoming programs, events, and festival.
Visit the Hilton Head Farmers Market at the Coastal Discovery Museum every Tuesday from 9:00am-1:00pm. Take home fresh local produce, pasture raised chicken, free range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she crab soup, and more. Have your knives sharpened while shopping. Free Parking. (Closed Dec 25 and Jan 1). Shop local, meet new friends, strengthen our community, and rebuild our local food economy! Farmer Vendor application here. Food Vendor application here.
The Gullah Market: An Arts, Crafts, and Food Expo
Saturday, February 16th – 11 AM – 5 PM
An all-access experience to Gullah culture! The annual Gullah Market offers cultural demonstrations, authentic Gullah and African crafts and food for sale, as well as an offering of traditional storytelling, music entertainment and the Celebration of African American Authors. An event to be shared with family and friends or for you to make new friends! Featured performances by the Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters, Wona Womalan West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, Gullah Ooman Louise Cohen and more! This event is part of the month long 23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration.
Native Plant Sale – April 13th, 2019
More info coming soon!
This annual, juried fine art and craft show attracts artists from around the country to our beautiful site. Find that perfect piece of original artwork to take home with you from one of the 90 artists on site. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be available in August 2018 with a due date of 1/10/19. $3 per person (under 12 no charge) admission. Parking on site, food and beverages are also available for purchase. Click here to visit our facebook event page to keep up to date on the Art Market.
Family Fun Day – Aug ?, 2019
More info coming soon.
Hilton Head Island History Day – ? February ?, 2020
Hilton Head Island History Day offers two unique ways to witness the Island’s history. A docent-led bike tour and two docent-led trolley tours offer morning and afternoon explorations of the Island’s role in the Civil War and 4000 years of Island history found in Sea Pines. Reservations are required, book early. Brought to you by Hilton Head Island’s various cultural organizations, including the Coastal Discovery Museum. Visit here to register. Interested in volunteering for History Day? Click Here.
2018 Public Art Exhibition-Look for the next exhibit in 2020!
Through January 2019
Nineteen large scale outdoor sculptures are on exhibit at the Coastal Discovery Museum (an additional piece is displayed at the Hilton Head Island airport). The Community Foundation of the Lowcountry sponsors this Public Art Exhibition every two years. Pick up your map at the Discovery House and stroll the grounds. Click here to see the list of award winners from this year’s exhibit.