summer events kiawah island

From evening music concerts on the Village Green to Fourth of July festivities, there is always something happening to engage and entertain visitors of all ages.

Whether it’s indulging in local traditions or exploring new adventures, the summer events on Kiawah Island create unforgettable memories and ensure that every day is filled with joy and enchantment.

summer events kiawah island

Oyster Roast at Mingo Point

Prepare your taste buds for an extraordinary culinary experience as you feast upon the finest, freshly roasted oysters, cooked to perfection over an open fire. 

Plus family fun, live music and more activities!

summer events kiawah island

Freshfields Village Farmers Market

Pick from the freshest organic produce, local food products, and Lowcountry crafts all summer long at Freshfields Village’s weekly Farmers Market on Mondays in June, July & August from 3:00 to 7:00 pm.

Full list of vendors

Fourth of July

The Fourth of July on Kiawah Island is a cherished time of the year, and the festivities extend throughout the week!

Join the spirited bike parade, led by local firemen, as it weaves down Sea Forest Drive, showcasing patriotic fervor. Prepare for endless family fun at Night Heron Park, and head to the beach to watch the Salute from the Shore. As the day unfolds, bask in the awe-inspiring fireworks extravaganza at Sanctuary Beach, marking the grand finale of this remarkable Independence Day celebration on Kiawah Island.

Music on the Green

Embrace the sounds of summer at Freshfields Village Music on the Green!

As the sun sets over Kiawah Island, locals, families, and visitors unite on the Village Green, armed with blankets, chairs, and delightful picnics. 

This family-friendly event is free and carries with it the relaxed island vibes that make it an absolute must-attend tradition on Kiawah Island.

Cars and Coffee

Revving Up the Excitement: Freshfields Village Cars & Coffee on Kiawah Island!

Classics, Collectibles, and Exhilarating Rides fill the Village Green every 3rd Saturday of the month. Join passionate car enthusiasts, ignite conversations about their beloved classics, and immerse yourself in a hub of automotive greatness. Plus, savor the aroma of delicious coffee, relish mouth watering pastries, and indulge in scrumptious breakfast delights at Java Java in Freshfields Village.

The event will take place the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

summer events kiawah island

Starlight Cinema Series

Experience the Magic of Freshfields Village: Starlight Cinema Series, Every Wednesday from June 28th to July 26th, Commencing at 8:30 pm!

Grab your beach chairs and blankets and immerse yourself in a complimentary event that promises to create cherished memories for the whole family.