10 Things To Do At Night In Hilton Head, South Carolina - Updated 2022


When in Hilton Head Island, there’s so much to do for everyone- you could go beachcombing or biking on the island to the lighthouse; you could fly high in a helicopter or try your hand at a game of tennis or golf; you could go dolphin hunting or shop till you drop at The Village at Wexford. The place is great for a chill family vibe and easy going atmosphere as much as it is for an action-packed vacation. Visit here and it’s likely it’ll become one of your favorite holiday destinations! Check out, below, the top-rated things to do at night in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

1. Go biking in Coligny Beach Park

Coligny beach park
Source: Photo by user Hilton Head Islan... used under PUBLIC DOMAIN

One among the best and most popular places on Hilton Head, the Coligny Beach Park gives both locals and tourists a chance to step onto the sand and let the sea breeze wash away their worries. Three-wheeled dune bikes can be rented for the ultimate biking adventure along the miles of hard-packed fine sand.

Biking at Coligny Beach Park

Address: 1N Forest Beach

Website: Coligny Beach Park

Opening hours: 6 AM - 9 PM

2. Enjoy a meal at Java Burrito Company

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

This family-owned and operated Mexican grill and coffee bar has fast become a hotspot in town and has gained much traction as a fresh and fast, casual burrito and coffee bar promoting farm-to-table food with its use of organically sourced ingredients and no artificial preservatives, antibiotics or growth hormones. The place serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with specialty coffee and amazing cocktails. It features a burrito bar, a coffee bar and a breakfast bar along with a dedicated kids menu. The place is also pet-friendly and welcomes your furry friends just as much as it welcomes you.

Java Burrito Company

Address: 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Suite J6

Website: Java Burrito Company

Opening hours: 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM

3. Shop at The Village at Wexford

Posted by VILLAGE at WEXFORD on Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Offering the best shopping and dining experience around Hilton Head, this place is the heart of shopping local. Comprising of over 30 of the best merchants in the Hilton Head and Bluffton area, some of which have consistently won awards as well, the Village at Wexford strives to provide a high-quality indulgence experience to locals and visitors alike. Fill your day with a truly unique shopping and relaxation experience coupled with a night filled with the cool sounds of jazz, dancing, and exceptional dining at The Jazz Corner.

Indulge at The Village at Wexford

Address: 1000 William Hilton Pkwy

Website: The Village at Wexford

Opening hours: 7:30 AM - 12:00 AM

4. Catch a musical show at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Located in the heart of the island, this center plays host to professional performing and visual arts, cultural festivals and educational outreach. The theatre, with a 349-seat stage house, features musicals, comedies and dramas produced by them including the likes of An American in Paris, Mary Poppings, Mamma Mia, Amadeus, The Colour Purple inter alia. It also plays host to visiting performers, musicians, vocalists, artists, dance companies, humorists and the likes, making it a must-visit for someone who takes interest in theatre or performing arts.

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Address: 14 Shelter Cove Ln

Website: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

5. Relish seafood delicacies at Hudson's Seafood House On The Docks

This place is one of Hilton Head Island’s oldest and most famous restaurants, a longtime favorite of residents and visitors alike. It is known for its casual dining experience with extraordinary views of the Port Royal Sound and featuring fresh and locally sourced seafood with a special emphasis on shellfish.

Hudson’s was most recently featured in Bon Appetit as a top pick for fried seafood. With over 30 entree selections and live entertainment on the dock, it is a must-visit on Hilton Head for patrons looking for a truly unique Lowcountry dining experience.

Hudson's Seafood House On The Docks

Address: 1 Hudson Rd

Website: Hudson’s Seafood House On The Docks

Opening hours: 11 AM - 9 PM

6. Dance to jazz music at The Jazz Corner

Ranked among the top ‘100 Great Jazz Rooms’ in the world by DOWNBEAT Magazine, The Jazz Corner is an award-winning, acclaimed restaurant located in The Village at Wexford. It celebrates 19 years of successfully juxtaposing jazz entertainment with gourmet cuisine and has established itself as a Low Country landmark.

Enjoy world-class entertainment in an intimate, elegant ambiance while savoring delicacies off the innovative southern flavors menu that this place has to offer. The live jazz plays every night and almost always gets feet tapping and you’re sure to have a night of uninhibited fun dancing away to the melodies.

Dance and dining at The Jazz Corner

Address: 1000 William Hilton Pkwy

Website: The Jazz Corner

Opening hours: 6 PM - 11 PM

7. Explore the trails at Sea Pine Forest Reserve

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Posted by The Sea Pines Resort on Sunday, 3 February 2019

Since the construction of the first trails here in the early 1970s, the place has grown to include guided boat, horseback, fishing and wagon tours besides walking and riding tours. Explore this stunning and pristine part of Hilton Head Island through a maritime forest and marshland in a well-protected preserve that includes bridle paths, wetland boardwalks, bridges and fishing docks. Don’t miss out on the 4000-year-old Sea Pines Shell Ring or the wildflower meadow spanning acres. Restrooms, drinking water and a picnic area are available in the center of the preserve.

Sea Pine Forest Reserve

Address: Hilton Head Island, SC 29928, USA

Website: Sea Pine Forest Reserve

Opening hours: 8 AM - 7 PM

8. Enjoy the ultimate sailing experience with the Flying Circus Catamaran (from USD 55.0)

The 30-foot (9.14-meter) ‘Flying Circus’ catamaran is safe, stable and offers unbeatable 360-degree views onboard its two-hour dolphin watching tours, sunset sails and firework cruises during the summer. The vast sea marsh surrounding the area is a nursery for animals of the sea and land and this sailing experience allows you to see dolphins and the fauna of Hilton Head up and close in their natural habitat. The tours are limited to a maximum of six passengers. Perfect for all ages. Also, sailing lessons are also available.

Hilton Head Disappearing Island Dolphin Tour

Duration: 2 hours

54 reviews

9. Experience live music at its best

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Located in Hilton Head Island’s center for great entertainment - Barmuda Triangle, the Boardroom is a great place to explore late-night live music featuring local, regional and national bands and relish the Island’s latest Happy Hour. You could also catch your favorite game or dance through the night!

Live music at The Boardroom

Address: 7 Greenwood Dr

Website: The Boardroom

Opening hours: 5 PM - 2 AM

10. Go dolphin watching (from USD 69.0)

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to view Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, lots of birdlife, live oyster beds while traversing alongside the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge aboard the island’s premier cruising vessels. Led by tour guides that are interpretive naturalists, you get access to an amazing vista of nature and wildlife and a comfortable view of the Lowcountry wildlife and nature. Tour duration options include 1 hour, 1.5 hours, 2 hours, 3+ hours and can be shared (on a per person basis) or private (on a per boat basis).

Hilton Head Dolphin Watching Cruise with Fireworks Display

Duration: 2 hours

13 reviews

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The mix of stunning beaches that take your breath away, lush greenery, plenty of adventure sports, contemporary shopping and dining options, live music and art, make it the complete package for a vacation choice and an unmissable one at that!

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