It’s festival season! Time to get outdoors and celebrate the activities you love. Is one of your favorite hobbies eating? Luckily Hilton Head is filled with a variety of restaurants to choose from on any given day. Or perhaps your taste runs more along the line of wine tasting. Either way, you won’t want to miss the best of the best that Hilton Head has to offer in their annual Wine and Food Festival this year in mid-March. Here’s an idea of what to expect.

Craft Beers at the Beach

(March 20, 1-4 pm)
Open the weekend right by tasting the best the island has to offer from local breweries. This afternoon event takes place at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa and features live entertainment and barbeque to satisfy your taste buds.

Sip & Stroll

(March 23, 4-7 pm)
For those who like to pair their wine with shopping, this is the must-attend event. Grab a glass and bring it down the walk at the Shops at Sea Pines Center, and enjoy local art as you shop. Finish with dinner at any local restaurants that will remain open for the event.

Grand Tasting

(March 25, 5:30 – 7:30 pm)
One of the festival’s highlights, here’s an elegant way to enjoy the top wines from the wine partners of the event. Join elite company at the Country Club of Hilton Head and be prepared to be blown away.

Public Tasting

(March 26, 12 – 3 pm)
The festival concludes with the biggest event of the week at Celebration Park. Tastings from over 250 international wines will mean you have plenty of opportunities to narrow your pallet and pick your favorite.


If you have just found yourself drooling at the thought of so much deliciousness, you won’t want to miss this event. Time is running out, so be sure to order your Wine and Food Festival tickets to ensure your entry. Bon appetite!