What is Harbourfest?

Harbourfest, held in Shelter Cove Harbour on Hilton Head Island, is a summer highlight, featuring live music, delicious food, and spectacular fireworks. This event has grown into an essential part of the community, attracting people to enjoy the island’s lively atmosphere and warm hospitality.  Harbourfest represents the spirit of the island, offering a range of activities that cater to everyone, making it an annual must-experience extravaganza.

Celebrate Harbourfest Aboard a Private Yacht Charter

Want a unique way to experience the fireworks away from the crowds? Southern Yacht Charters offers a tranquil cruise setting from Shelter Cove Marina. Besides our special Tuesday night fireworks cruises, complete with hors d’oeuvres and drinks starting at 6:30 PM, we also provide daily dinner and sunset cruises. These offerings ensure an exclusive viewing of both the beautiful summer sunsets and the spectacular fireworks display, all in a crowd-free, intimate environment.

What Can Visitors Expect at the Harbourfest Fireworks Show?

At the Hilton Head Harbourfest, visitors can expect an unforgettable fireworks show over, complemented by entertainment from Shannon Tanner and Cappy the Clown. The event also offers kid-friendly activities like face painting and bounce houses, ensuring a memorable evening for families. This combination of a stunning fireworks display and lively performances creates a perfect backdrop for creating lasting memories.

Planning Your Visit: 2024 Fireworks Schedule

Tuesdays: June 4, 11, 18 & 25

Thursday, July 4th

Tuesdays: July 9, 16, 23 & 30

Tuesdays: August 6, 13 & 20

July 4th Celebration at Shelter Cove on Hilton Head Island

July 4th  features a fireworks display offering live music, face painting, and family activities. This celebration is a centerpiece of the island’s summer festivities, promising an unforgettable experience under the night sky.

Immerse yourself in the excitement as the sky is dark and the fireworks illuminate the marina, creating a mesmerizing spectacle. Gather around the marina with loved ones to witness the incredible showcase of colors and lights.

Weekly Celebrations: Enjoying Nights at Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina

Harbourfest at Shelter Cove Harbour is more than just Tuesday fireworks; it’s a full spectrum of entertainment. Every week, visitors can enjoy a variety of live performances.

Shannon Tanner

Delighting audiences with two shows nightly at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., featuring special performances on Memorial Day weekend, early summer dates, Independence Day, and select dates through August.

Cappy the Clown

Bringing smiles from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., available Memorial Day through Labor Day with special appearances during key holiday weekends.

Parrot Palooza

A must-see with Shannon Tanner & The Oyster Reefers on Thursdays during the summer and special shows on Labor Day weekend.

Summer with Southern Yacht Charters

Join us aboard Southern Yacht Charters for unforgettable summer nights filled with incredible views of Hilton Head Island’s Harbourfest. Experience the festivities from the best seat in the house – on the water. Whether you’re seeking a romantic evening or a unique way to celebrate with friends and family, our cruises offer a memorable backdrop to your summer.