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.
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.
The Art Market at Historic Honey Horn
Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th
Our 17th annual juried fine art and craft festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. Ninety accomplished artists from the region and from across the country will be on site this year. Stroll through artists’ booth under historic live oaks to find that perfect piece of original art to take home. Fine art and craft in all shapes, sizes, styles, price ranges, and media will be available for purchase during this weekend. Also featured at this year’s event is the annual Herb Society of Hilton Head sale. Herb plants, French Market Soup Mix, Curry, Jellies, Dill Horseradish mix and many new products will be featured. The sale will be on Saturday only from 10 am until sold out!
Rain or shine, the outdoor show is open to the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. There is a $3.00 per person admission charge. Demonstrations will be held throughout the weekend. Food and beverages will be available from Melly Mel’s, a favorite local caterer.
2018 Public Art Exhibition-Look for the next exhibit in 2020!
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.
Native Plant Sale – April 13th, 2019 – 10:00am-1:00pm
The Coastal Discovery Museum will have a variety of native plants to cover diverse landscaping needs, from vines to blooming bushes to butterfly friendly landscaping. Native plants are adapted to the local environment and require little or no care at all. Native plants are also used by local wildlife and are great to attract local pollinators. Join us for this unique event, the sale will accept cash and checks only.
Click here to see a list of the plants that will be available at this year’s sale.