Memorial Day 2024Many consider Memorial Day as the start of summer. After taking time to remember and honor the men and women who died while serving in the US Military, you might be looking for something new this Memorial Day weekend.  If you decide to venture off Hilton Head Island, here are some fun events for Memorial Day 2024 in the Lowcountry.

Hardeeville, SC is the place to be for the Hardeeville Foodees Food and Culture Festival. The City Hall and Recreation Center will be the epicenter of fun and flavor. Over thirty food trucks will be offering a variety of scrumptious dishes. If you are looking for a meal, just a snack or an artisanal coffee, you’ll find it here.

Find the perfect gift at one of the many artists booths selling unique, hand-crafted keepsakes and works of art. This is a family event and activities are tailored for all ages.

The Hardeeville Foodees Food and Culture Festival runs through Memorial Weekend.  The hours are Friday 1 P.M. – 9 P.M., Saturday 11 A.M. – 9 P.M. and Sunday 11 A.M. – 7 P.M. Admission is free. City Hall is located at 205 Main Street, Hardeeville, SC.  For more information or to register for your free tickets, CLICK HERE.

GullahIf you are spending Memorial Day near Beaufort, SC check out the Original Gullah Festival. Enjoy traditional Gullah cuisine as well as many favorite local dishes. Find the perfect gift for that hard-to-shop-for friend among the distinctive arts and crafts at the vendor market. Dance to the beat of African drums and the rhythm of reggae, blues, and jazz. Family fun and food for everyone.

The festival runs May 24-26, 2024, from 10 A.M. – 6 P.M at Henry C. Chambers WaterPark. For more information, check  out

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