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It’s that time of year again, when we get to celebrate the people we love in the state we love!
Most of 2020 was spent indoors, so trying to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day out in 2021 may be the last thing on your mind. However, you’ll be happy to know that there are still plenty of activities going on in Bluffton and Hilton Head that strictly adhere to COVID-19 health and safety guidelines to keep you and your loved ones safe while celebrating.
If this will be your first time out with your beloved in a while, and you’re not sure where to begin, don’t worry. We’ve done the research for you and compiled a list of Valentine’s Day events in the Lowcountry that you won’t want to miss!
Galentine’s Soiree – February 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Spend the evening with your gal pals at this year’s Galentine’s Soiree, hosted by Taste of Grace at Hewitt Oaks in Bluffton. There will be wine, snacks, games, a photo booth, and more—perfect for pampering you and your girlfriends.
Purchase tickets to reserve your spots here!
Valentine’s Dinner Pop-Up Bistro at Hewitt Oaks – February 13 at 6 pm
For an unforgettable five-star meal and five-star date, reserve a spot for you and your special someone at the Valentine’s Dinner Pop-Up Bistro at Hewitt Oaks. Dinner includes a gourmet three-course meal, with an hors d’oeuvres tasting plate for the appetizer. Top it off with complimentary beer and wine!
Purchase your tickets here.
Valentine’s Day Friendship Tea – February 14 from 2 to 4 pm
Also hosted by Taste of Grace at Hewitt Oaks in Bluffton, this event will feature fresh fruit, teacakes, and other finger foods—and tea, of course. While you’re there, you can enter a raffle to win some great prizes for yourself or to share with friends.
Don’t miss out on experiencing some of the Lowcountry’s classic southern charm. Buy your tickets here!
Valentine’s Scavenger Heart Hunt & Breakfast – February 13 from 8 to 11 am
So far, we’ve covered Valentine’s Day events for couples and gal pals, but what about the kiddos? Luckily, The Salty Dog in Hilton Head has something for them, too. The popular cafe will be hosting a Valentine’s Scavenger Heart Hunt and Breakfast, perfect for families with children 12 and under.
The kids will need to use a series of clues to track down the hidden hearts scattered across South Beach Marina. The more hearts they collect, the more treats and Salty Dog gear they can win!
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Foodie February
If food is your love language, you’re in luck. The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce has deemed this month “Foodie February,” highlighting some of the best flavors the Lowcountry has to offer. Dine at one of 250 participating restaurants!
Not sure where to start with that long list? Try one of these top-rated restaurants—perfect for a lovely evening for two:
- Alexander’s Restaurant and Wine Bar – For reservations, call 866-921-6639.
- Charlie’s L’Etoile Verte Restaurant – For reservations, call 843-785-9277 or book online.
- Poseidon – Book a reservation online here.
- The Sage Room – For reservations, call 843-785-5352.
- Sunset Grille – For reservations, call 843-689-6744.
You also can’t go wrong with a restaurant that comes with a beautiful view! If you’re looking for something a little more family-friendly, we recommend Skull Creek Boat House.
Old Town Bluffton Inn Valentine’s Day Packages
If you’re the “homebody” type and prefer to stay in, consider taking your honey to the Old Town Bluffton Inn for their Valentine’s Day special, good for one or two-night stays. The package comes with a complimentary bottle of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries for your first night. Just the girls this year? Don’t worry; Old Town Bluffton Inn also offers a similar Galentine’s Day package.
Book your staycation here.
Enjoy the Beautiful Lowcountry Sunset!
Once you’re done with your Valentine’s Day activities, there’s nothing more romantic than heading to Hilton Head Island to watch the gorgeous sunset with your significant other.
Of course, when you live here, you can enjoy breathtaking views any day of the year. Take a look at featured listings in your community of choice, and don’t hesitate to contact us when you’re ready to see a few properties in person!