Suburban Extended Stay Hilton Head
1376 Fording Island Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone: (843) 837-9494
Fax: (843) 837-9393
A prominent venue for cultural events in the town of Bluffton, the Ulmer Auditorium is located at the Town Hall in the center of town. Among the events held here are concerts, theatrical performances, dance events, and much more. This venue is also the home of the May River Theatre company, which is highly respected and popular in the area. Do call for more information.
This is your opportunity to paddle your kayak through the May River, explore its tributaries, estuaries and salt water marshes as you explore where salt and fresh water meet. These rivers and marshes make up a delicate ecosystem near the coast and are breeding grounds for most of the seafood we eat. The natural beauty is awe-inspiring, filled with all forms of wildlife. You may see dolphins, any number of fish and many exotic birds. Private tours are also available from native guides.
Captain William Hilton, while out exploring in 1663, sighted the high bluffs and headlands of the island, naming it Hilton Head. English settlers began arriving in 1698, which resulted in continuing conflicts between them and the native people. This tour, offered each Friday, will give you a taste of what sea island life was like back then, examining both the native islander and plantation lifestyles. Learn about Lowcountry heritage crops and visit the historic Fish Haul Tabby Ruins, a once thriving cotton plantation. Admission: Adult USD12; Child 4-12 USD7. Reservations required. Call to know the open hours.
Honey Horn, the oldest and only surviving plantation home in Hilton Head, is a beautiful 68-acre site. Once owned by legendary Wall Street tycoon Alfred Lee Loomis, the plantation now plays host to a prime amount of Hilton Head events. So if you're in this neck of the woods, swing by Honey Horn and enjoy some good-natured frivolity.
This cineplex has 14 screens for your viewing pleasure (and stadium seating). For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please see their website.
Main Street Youth Theatre, a non-profit organization, provides a nurturing environment for young local thespians to develop their craft. The theatre produces high-quality theatrical experiences that everyone, young and old, can enjoy.
Hilton Head's chapter of the American Institute of Wine & Food has a mission to offer a variety of events to the locals that "inspire a lively and comprehensive exchange of information and ideas." One of these events is their exclusive monthly wine tasting, venue kindly provided by Hilton Head's Hospitality Association. Admission: Member USD10, Guest USD15.
This theater features 5 screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please see their website.
During January and February of each year, an array of activities celebrate Winter on Hilton Head Island. Events include pageants, live music performances, opera, bike tours, cultural events and more.
During the month of March, Hilton Head Island comes alive with a wine festival, cooking classes, food tastings, and lots of other outdoor activities.
There's more to Hilton Head than sand dunes and sand traps. A vivacious arts scene is in full bloom, as evidenced by the success of the Hilton Head Art League. In their gallery, you'll find a never-ending succession of exhibitions and special events, featuring both renowned masters and up-and-coming newbies. For the artistically inclined, they offer on-site classes and workshops, and the facility (and related website) also serves as a great networking tool. See said website for event calendar, class schedule and more.
The Elizabeth Wallace Theater is the epicenter of art for the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina in Hilton Head. This stage sees national, regional and visiting theater companies perform on its stage as well as a number of concerts, lectures and performances. The Arts Center itself is proud to produce five theatrical productions throughout the year.