Savannah Summer Camps 2023

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Book a day pool pass to a Savannah hotel pool via Resort Pass

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

Families can buy a daily pass via Resort Pass to use the pools @ these Savannah hotels

Want to treat your kids (and you) to a luxury hotel pool just for the day?

Most Resort Pass day pool passes offered at participating Savannah hotels are for ages 21 & older.

But two Savannah hotels – Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront & The Cabana Club at the Alida – do allow you to book a day pass for adults and children.

Cost of a day pass to use the rooftop pool @ Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District / Riverfront: $50 per adult; $30 per child; infants are free. Pool hours: 9AM-11PM Sun-Thurs; 9AM-midnight Fri-Sat. Details here.

Cost of a day pass to use the pool @ The Cabana Club at the Alida: $40 per adult; $35 per child; infants are free. Pool hours: 8AM-11PM. Details here.

The daily Resort Pass at both include use of pool, wifi, fitness center, fire pit. Food and beverages available for purchase.

Hilton Head Is. also has hotels where families can buy a daily pass via Resort Pass including Sonesta Resort Hilton Head (no children younger than 5); Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort; and The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa.

Learn more here.

Enjoy your daycation.

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Fourth of July 2024 Fireworks & Events in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Tybee Is., Hilton Head

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

SAVANNAH & TYBEE FIREWORKS

Savannah Fireworks 2024 @ Plant Riverside District & River Street, Thurs. July 4 2024
Savannah’s Independence Day Fireworks Show on Thurs July 4th at 9:30PM. The 3rd Infantry Division Bands will perform 6:30PM on Rousakis Riverfront Plaza on River Street. More information here.

July 4th Fireworks @ The Pier @ Tybee Island, Thurs July 4 2024
Thurs July 4, 2024, 9:15ishPM
Tybee’s annual celebration of America’s birthday. Independence day fireworks start between 9PM and 9:30 pm. The show is staged on the pier but is easily viewed from any of Tybee Island’s eastern beaches.

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Shelter Cove Harbour Fireworks, Thurs. July 4

HarbourFest on July 4 at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is an expanded version of the activities at Shelter Cove on certain evenings during summer. Entertainment; children’s activities, food and more. Activities start at approximately 6PM., with fireworks around dark at 9PM.
More information here.

Harbour Town Fireworks, Thurs. July 4

Festivities in Harbour Town for a fireworks extravaganza over the famous Harbour Town Lighthouse and Calibogue Sound. Food, fun and live music. Fireworks will be at approximately 9PM. Details here.

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Richmond Hill Fireworks, Sat. June 29, @ JF Gregory Park

Independence Day Festivities @ JF Gregory Park, Sat. June 29.  Fireworks, entertainment, inflatables, food trucks, vendors, and a performance by the Swingin’ Medallions at 6PM. Event starts @ 4PM. Details here.  

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Fourth of July Activities in Savannah area

(Savannah) Free Fourth of July Weekend activities @ Plant Riverside District, located on Savannah’s historic riverfront @ 400 W. River St. Details TBA.

(Savannah) Train rides @ Georgia State Railroad Museum. Details TBA

(Savannah) Loyalists & Liberty Battlefield Tours @ Savannah History Museum. Details TBA.

(Savannah) Cannon Firings & Programs @ Old Fort Jackson. Details TBA.

(Savannah) Free ice cream for kids 12 &  younger for reciting the Pledge of Allegiance on set afternoons in July 2024 @ Leopold’s Ice Cream. Dates & times TBA. Details here.

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Fourth of July Activities on Hilton Head Is.

(Hilton Head Is) 5K Race @ Coligny Beach, 7:30AM Thurs. July 4. Details here.

(Hilton Head Is) FREE July 4th outdoor performances with beloved kids-entertainer Gregg Russell @ Harbour Town in Sea Pines Resort, 8-9:30PM ($9 per vehicle Sea Pines Resort gate fee). Remember to bring some “pick me to sing” signs. Details here.

(Hilton Head Is) Fourth of July parade in Harbour Town, Sea Pines Resort8:30AM-10AM Thurs. July 4 2023 Show off your red, white and blue spirit by decorating your bicycle, wagon, dog or kids for this parade around Harbour Town. Meet in the parking lot adjacent to the newly remodeled Quarterdeck at 8:30AM to register and pick up decorating supplies. Parade lineup begins promptly at 9:30AM and entries will be judged on patriotism. Supplies limited to first 100 registered. Following the parade, there will be carnival games, inflatables and more. Call (843) 842-1979. ($9 per vehicle Sea Pines Resort gate fee). Details here

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Cheap Summer 2024 Kids’ Weekday Morning Movies, Savannah, Pooler & Bluffton

Friday, June 7th, 2024

Cheap summer kids’ weekday movies have become a summer tradition over the years. That tradition continues for this Summer 2024 with the following cheap weekday morning kids’ movies:

$2 movies Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 10AM @ both Pooler movie theaters.

$1.75 movies Mondays & Thursdays @ Cinemark in Bluffton SC.

$3 movies Mondays & Wednesdays @ AMC Classics Savannah 11.

Here are the 2024 Savannah-area summer kids’ movies schedules:

Pooler

Summer Kids’ Movie Series 2024 @ Royal Cinemas in Pooler

Every Tuesday & Thursday in June & July. $2 Admission – $2.50 Popcorn – $2.50 Drink

Movie starts at 10AM

Doors open at 9:15AM

Minions: The Rise of Gru: June 4 & 6

Spider Man: June 11 & 13

Teenage Kraken: June 18 & 20

Ninja Turtles: June 25 & 27

Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie: July 2 & 4

Trolls: July 9 & 11

Wonka: July 16 & 18

Migration: July 23 & 25

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Summer Kids’ Movie Series @ GTC Pooler Stadium Cinemas

Every Tuesday and Thursday @ 10AM in June and July 2024 @ GTC Pooler Stadium Cinemas. Sensory Friendly shows will be available for all films.

$2 Admission. $2 Drink. $2 Popcorn. $2 M&M Minis.

Movie starts at 10AM. Doors open at 9:15AM

Paw Patrol: Mighty Movie: June 4 & 6

Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem: June 11 & 13

Trolls: June 18 & 20

Minions: The Rise of Gru: June 25 & 27

How to Train Your Dragon: July 2 & 4

Migration: July 9 & 11

Spiderman: July 16 & 18

The LEGO Movie: July 23 & 25.

Pooler Cinemas, 425 Pooler Pkwy, Pooler, GA 31322

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Bluffton SC

Summer Kids Movie Series @ Cinemark in Bluffton SC.

See the Summer 2024 schedule here.

$1.75 movies 9:30AM Wednesdays @ Cinemark in Bluffton SC.

Located in: Berkeley Place 106 Buckwalter Pkwy, Bluffton, SC 29910

$1 OFF deals on kids’ snack packs and any size popcorn & drink combos during Summer Movie Clubhouse showtimes. 

This summer’s movie line up is:

June 12: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

June 19: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

June 26: Shrek

July 3: PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie

July 10: The Lego Movie

July 17: Trolls Band Together

July 24: How to Train Your Dragon

July 31: Migration

August 7: Hotel Transylvania

August 14: Paddington 2

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Savannah

Summer Kids’ Movie Series Schedule @ AMC CLASSIC Savannah 11.

Every Monday & Wednesday June 24-Aug. 14. Tickets are $3 plus tax. Showtimes to be announced.

Minions: The Rise of Gru: 6/24 & 6/26

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax: 7/1 & 7/3

Sing: 7/8 & 7/10

Sing 2: 7/15 & 7/17

The Secret Life of Pets: 7/22 & 7/24

Migration: 7/29 & 7/31

Despicable Me 2: 8/5 & 8/7

Despicable Me 3: 8/12 & 8/14

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Have you seen any other local theaters offering Summer Movies for Kids at a discount?  Let us know by emailing us at anne@southernmamas.com and we will get them added to the list! 

Cheap Summer 2024 Kids’ Weekday Morning Movies, Savannah, Pooler & Bluffton

Thursday, May 9th, 2024

Cheap summer kids’ weekday movies have become a summer tradition over the years. That tradition continues for this Summer 2024 with the following cheap weekday morning kids’ movies:

$2 movies Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 10AM @ both Pooler movie theaters.

$1.75 movies Mondays & Thursdays @ Cinemark in Bluffton SC.

$3 movies Mondays & Wednesdays @ AMC Classics Savannah 11.

Here are the 2024 Savannah-area summer kids’ movies schedules:

Pooler

Summer Kids’ Movie Series 2024 @ Royal Cinemas in Pooler

Every Tuesday & Thursday in June & July. $2 Admission – $2.50 Popcorn – $2.50 Drink

Movie starts at 10AM

Doors open at 9:15AM

Minions: The Rise of Gru: June 4 & 6

Spider Man: June 11 & 13

Teenage Kraken: June 18 & 20

Ninja Turtles: June 25 & 27

Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie: July 2 & 4

Trolls: July 9 & 11

Wonka: July 16 & 18

Migration: July 23 & 25

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Pooler

Summer Kids’ Movie Series @ GTC Pooler Stadium Cinemas

Every Tuesday and Thursday @ 10AM in June and July 2024 @ GTC Pooler Stadium Cinemas. Sensory Friendly shows will be available for all films.

$2 Admission. $2 Drink. $2 Popcorn. $2 M&M Minis.

Movie starts at 10AM. Doors open at 9:15AM

Paw Patrol: Mighty Movie: June 4 & 6

Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem: June 11 & 13

Trolls: June 18 & 20

Minions: The Rise of Gru: June 25 & 27

How to Train Your Dragon: July 2 & 4

Migration: July 9 & 11

Spiderman: July 16 & 18

The LEGO Movie: July 23 & 25.

Pooler Cinemas, 425 Pooler Pkwy, Pooler, GA 31322

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Bluffton SC

Summer Kids Movie Series @ Cinemark in Bluffton SC.

See the Summer 2024 schedule here.

$1.75 movies 9:30AM Wednesdays @ Cinemark in Bluffton SC.

Located in: Berkeley Place 106 Buckwalter Pkwy, Bluffton, SC 29910

$1 OFF deals on kids’ snack packs and any size popcorn & drink combos during Summer Movie Clubhouse showtimes. 

This summer’s movie line up is:

June 12: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
June 19: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
June 26: Shrek
July 3: PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie
July 10: The Lego Movie
July 17: Trolls Band Together
July 24: How to Train Your Dragon
July 31: Migration
August 7: Hotel Transylvania
August 14: Paddington 2

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Savannah

Summer Kids’ Movie Series Schedule @ AMC CLASSIC Savannah 11.

Every Monday & Wednesday June 24-Aug. 14. Tickets are $3 plus tax. Showtimes to be announced.

Minions: The Rise of Gru: 6/24 & 6/26

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax: 7/1 & 7/3

Sing: 7/8 & 7/10

Sing 2: 7/15 & 7/17

The Secret Life of Pets: 7/22 & 7/24

Migration: 7/29 & 7/31

Despicable Me 2: 8/5 & 8/7

Despicable Me 3: 8/12 & 8/14

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Have you seen any other local theaters offering Summer Movies for Kids at a discount?  Let us know by emailing us at anne@southernmamas.com and we will get them added to the list! 

Kids Bowl Free Summer 2024 Program @ bowling centers in Pooler & Bluffton

Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

Kids Bowl Free summer 2024 program @ bowling alleys in Pooler, Bluffton

Add this to your Summer 2024 bucket list: sign up for Kids Bowl Free program, so you kids can bowl for free all summer at the following Savannah-Lowcountry area participating bowling centers:

*Frames N Games in Pooler.

*Station 300 in Bluffon SC.

The Kids Bowl Free program is already under way @ Station 300 Bluffton. The program begins May 28 2024 @ Frames N Games in Pooler.

Sign up here.

Registered kids receive two free games of bowling each day of the Kids Bowl Free program all summer long at the bowling center with which you register. Age limits are set by the individual bowling centers.

There’s also a family pass option that allows adults, older siblings and babysitters to bowl along with the registered kids. The family pass is a one time payment, that is set by participating bowling centers.

Learn more here.

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Kids Bowl Free Summer 2024 Program

Frames N Games, May 28-Aug. 2 2024: Mon & 11:30AM-4PM; Tues, Wed. & Thurs. 11AM-4PM Age requirement 2-13. Register here.

Premier Bowl & Bistro, free program not open yet. To be notified of when open, register here.

Station 300 Bluffton, May 5-Aug. 31 2024, Mon-Fri; noon-5PM. Age requirement 2-17. Register here.

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Daytrip from Savannah: Free Birthday for the Birds @ Port Royal Cypress Wetlands

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

Free Spring Festivals 2024: Birthday for the Birds in Port Royal, SC

You’re invited to a special, free Birthday for the BIrds Festival this Sunday. April 28, 2-4PM @ Port Royal Cypress Wetlands & Rookery, 1700 Paris Ave, Port Royal, SC

Featuring raptors, alligators, turtles, snakes, a scavenger hunt, prizes, cupcakes, coloring books & more.

Free & open to the public.

Learn more here.

(Savannah, South Carolina Summer Camps 2024) Tormenta Soccer Camps for ages 4-13

Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

Tormenta Soccer Camps 2024 in Savannah & South Carolina

Interested in keeping your child’s soccer skills sharp for the summer?

Registration for Tormenta FC Summer Soccer Camps 2024 is open.

Tormenta’s summer camp registration is LIVE, and we offer sessions in Savannah, South Carolina and Statesboro!

Register your child online here at one of Tormenta FC’s many locations.

Questions? Contact Brad Nein via email @ BNEIN@TORMENTAFC.COM

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Easter Egg Hunts 2024; Easter Brunch, Easter Bunny Visit & Live Petting Zoo; & Easter Events in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Hilton Head

Wednesday, March 6th, 2024

Plant Riverside District to Host Easter Brunch on Sunday, March 31, Featuring Easter Egg Hunt, Live Petting Zoo and Easter Bunny Visit

The Easter Brunch at Plant Riverside District on Sun. March 31 2024 will feature an elegant, expansive menu filled with traditional Easter favorites and other chef-prepared cuisine.

Brunch attendees can also enjoy spending time in a petting zoo comprised of a miniature highland cow, miniature horse, bunnies, chicks and ducklings, sheep and more. The Easter Bunny will be on-site as well to spend time with the kids and provide parents with a photo opportunity throughout brunch.

An Easter Egg Hunt for kids of all ages in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park will take place at noon and 2:30PM

Menu highlights include a chef’s breakfast action stations featuring an omelet and bagel bar; Morning Classics with fruits, pastries bacon and sausages; Composed Salads, a Coastal Seafood and Charcuterie station with fresh shucked oysters, jumbo shrimp and artisan cheeses and charcuterie; Carving Station with glazed ham, lamb roast and slow smoked prime rib accompanies by favorite Sides and Specialties such as scalloped potato gratin and grilled jumbo asparagus and cheddar bakes mac and cheese; and finishing with an extravagant display of pies, cakes, tortes and cookies from the award-winning pastry team.

Reservations are required. RESERVATION LINK.

WHEN:        

Sunday, March 31, 2024

11AM- 3PM

WHERE: 

Plant Riverside District – Salzburg Ballroom

400 W. River Street

Savannah, Georgia

COST:

$89++ per person, $35 per child ages 5-12

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EASTER EGG HUNTS 2024 & EASTER FESTIVITIES IN SAVANNAH, POOLER, RICHMOND HILL

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Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt @ Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site, Brunswick, Ga. March 1-April 7 2024, Tuesdays-Sundays from 9AM-4PM through April 7 2024. Pick up a scavenger hunt, follow the clues, find the secret phrase. Then turn in your map & receive an Easter goodie bag. For all ages. Win an extra prize for sending a selfie while on your hunt. $5.50 to $8.75 912-264-7333. Details here.

Savannah

Free Easter Fest & Egg Hunt hosted by Local Church Savannah @ Jenkins Athletic Club, 6408 Waters Ave., Savannah, Sun. March 24, 5-7PM. Inflatables, Free Food, Face Painting, Crafts and Egg Hunt. Free & Open to the public. Details here.

FREE The Great Thunderbolt Egg Hunt @ Cesaroni Park, behind the Thunderbolt Fire Station, 11AM-1PM Sat March 30 2024. Food trucks, fairy hair, games, Easter Bunny photos, Egg Hunt.

FREE Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Trinity Luthern Church, Savannah, 10AM Sat. March 30 2024. Eggs, eggs, everywhere! All are invited to attend this annual Easter Egg Hunt. Available for ages thru fifth grade. Light refreshments will be provided. Details here.

FREE Community Easter Egg Hunt @ White Bluff Methodist Church, 1-3:30PM Sat. March 30 2024. Activities include bounce houses, games, crafts, cookie decoration, & egg hunt. 11911 White Bluff Rd. at the corner of the Truman Parkway Connector. Pre-registration is open. Call the church office at 912-925-5924 or click here.

Richmond Hill, Ga.

EPIC Easter Egg Hunt @ Consumed Church, Richmond Hill 2-4PM Sun. March 24 2024. The entire community is invited for this annual Egg Hunt with over 30,000 eggs, inflatables, a petting zoo, and train rides with the Easter Bunny. This event is free to everyone, and we will have egg hunts for each age group. Friends of all ages with special needs are welcome to join in each age group. 388 Longwood Dr, Richmond Hill. Details here.


Easter Egg Hunt @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

Sat. March 30 2023, 10AM-1PM. Egg hunts: 10am 2-3 year olds 10:45am 4-6 year olds 11:30am 7-8 year olds 12:15pm 9-12 year olds
Bring the children & a basket for a fun egg hunt. Annual Easter Bonnet Parade (at 1 PM). Pre-registration is required by calling 912-727-2339.
Admission: $10 Per Participant
Details here. 

Hilton Head Is./Bluffton/Hardeeville SC

Easter Extravaganza @ Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island
Sat. March 30 2024, 10AM-1PM. Easter egg hunts, Easter bunny & more. Details here.
Free to attend, egg hunt at 11. Food and drink sold separately. Bounce houses. With the help of the Easter Bunny, eggs filled by Pockets Full of Sunshine, a local non-profit employing adults with disabilities.

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Savannah daytrips 2024: U-Pick Daffodils in Okatie, SC near Bluffton

Thursday, February 1st, 2024

U-pick daffodils near Savannah, Bluffton, Hilton Head Is.

U-pick daffodils opens when blooms are available to pick @ U-pick Daffodils farm in nearby Okatie, SC (near Bluffton).

FOR 2024: As of March 6, U Pick Daffodils was closed for now waiting on better weather & fresh blooms. They will post here when they open or text Chuck at 843.368.1998.

The farm’s hours are dependent upon the weather and availability of flowers.

Pick your own are 50 cents per stem. Pre-picks are $9 for 15 stems.
Parking is free.

Stay updated on the farm’s opening/closing updates via the U Pick Daffodil Web site. Or on Facebook here 

UPickDaffodils.com is family owned and operated on what was once the family dairy farm. Chuck and Diane have planted several varieties of daffodils, not all of which bloom at the same time, according to their Web site.

UPickDaffodils
48 Calhoun Plantation Road
Okatie, SC 29909
843-368-1998
chuck@upickdaffodils.com

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Find more kid-friendly things to do locally in the SouthernMamas.com Events Calendar.

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(Savannah daytrips) Hilton Head Snow Day 2024

Monday, December 18th, 2023

Hilton Head Snow Day 2024

Here’s a fun annual event for kids who haven’t seen snow: Hilton Head Snow Day, 11AM-4PM Sat. Jan. 27 in Shelter Cove Community Park.

This is a family event that will have inflatable rides, a snowfield with fake snow, and entertainment.

For the kids who have never seen snow, this is the perfect event!

Admission: $10 for ages 2-17

Learn more here.

Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928

Bluffton Township Fire District Santa visits to Bluffton SC neighborhoods

Sunday, November 5th, 2023

Thanks to generous sponsorship by the Bluffton Firefighters Foundation, Bluffton Township Fire District is now able to provide real-time tracking of Santa Claus as they escort him around the community this Holiday 2023 Season.

Bluffton Township Fire District is finalizing routes and schedules and will have them available next week so you can mark your calendar to watch for Santa coming to a neighborhood near you!

Learn more here: www.Glympse.com/!blufftonfire

Hilton Head Lantern Parade 2023

Friday, October 20th, 2023

Make plans to check out the 2023 Hilton Head Island Lantern Parade on Sat. Nov. 18, 2023.

This free event starts @ sunset about 5:45PM and runs from Alder Lane-South Forest Beach to Lowcountry Celebration Park on Hilton Head Is.

The only requirement to participate is having a lantern. Lineup for the parade begins at 5PM at the Alder Lane Beach Access. The parade starts 5:45 PM, right after sunset, and travesl north along South Forest Beach up to Coligny Beach Park.

Spectators can watch along the beach anywhere between Alder Lane and Coligny Beach Park.

Learn more here.

Find free lantern making workshops on Nov. 14 & 15 that are open to the public here.

Tell them SouthernMamas.com sent you.

(Savannah Fall Daytrips) Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Maze, Pig Races, Hayrides

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Hayrides @ Holiday Farms in South Carolina

Make plans to visit Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.

Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.
Dates/Hours:
Sept. 30-Oct. 29 2023
Thursday-Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 12-6

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

Military Appreciation Day ~ Sat. Oct. 7. Admission is half price on this one day only for those with valid military ID and their immediate family. Please make plans to come spend the day with us!

Learn more about Holiday Farms here.

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(Hilton Head Is. Halloween Events, Fall Festival) Free Pumpkin Patch, Bounce House, Costume Contest @ Shelter Cove Park

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Free event! Come to free Pumpkin Patch festivities on Hilton Head Is. on Fri. Oct 20 2023, 4-7PM @ Shelter Cove Park.

Have the kids dress up and participate in a Children’s Halloween Costume Contest at 5:45pm.

Free bounce houses, pumpkins, and games.

Train ride, concessions, and some other activities are sold separately.

Organized by Island Recreation Association.

Free & open to the public.

@ Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928

Learn more here.

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(Savannah area hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patch daytrips, pig rades) Opening Date is Sept. 30 for Holiday Farms, Ridgeland SC

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Hayrides @ Holiday Farms in South Carolina open Sept. 30

Meet the newest members of the racing team at Pigtucky Derby: Pumpkin, Freckles, Chippy, Marahmallow, and Dottie are ready for the opening bell @ Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.

Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.
Dates/Hours:
Sept. 30-Oct. 29 2023
Thursday-Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 12-6

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

Military Appreciation Day ~ Sat. Oct. 7. Admission is half price on this one day only for those with valid military ID and their immediate family. Please make plans to come spend the day with us!

Learn more about Holiday Farms here.

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(Savannah daytrips, fall festival) Beaufort Shrimp Festival 2023

Monday, September 11th, 2023

Beaufort Shrimp Festival 2023, Fri & Sat. Oct. 6 & 7

The annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival – which will be Fri & Sat Oct. 6 & 7 2023 – features a Run Forrest Run 5K, a charity shrimp race with rubber shrimp, unique shrimp dishes, live entertainment, arts & craft market & more.

The Beaufort Shrimp Festival is @ the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort SC

Learn more here.

Free admission

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(Savannah area hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patch daytrips) Opening Date is Sept. 30 for Holiday Farms, Ridgeland SC

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Hayrides @ Holiday Farms in South Carolina open Sept. 30

Getting ready for opening day Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.
Dates/Hours:
Sept. 30-Oct. 29 2023
Thursday-Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 12-6

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

Military Appreciation Day ~ Sat. Oct. 7. Admission is half price on this one day only for those with valid military ID and their immediate family. Please make plans to come spend the day with us!

Learn more about Holiday Farms here.

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(Savannah area hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patch daytrips) Opening Date is Sept. 30 for Holiday Farms, Ridgeland SC

Sunday, August 20th, 2023

Holiday Farms’ Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC will open Sept. 30 for the Fall 2023 season

Opening Day ~ Saturday, Sept. 30 2023

Holiday Farms will be open to the public Sept. 30-Oct. 29 2023, Thursday-Saturday 9AM-6PM and Sunday 12-6PM.

Military Appreciation Day ~ Sat. Oct. 7 2023. This is a favorite day on the farm…honoring those that serve to protect our country. Admission is half price on this one day only for those with valid military ID and their immediate family.

Holiday Farms features a pumpkin patch, hayride, barnyard animals plus: Duck Races, Haytona Speedway, Corn Grinding, Steer Roping, Cow Milking, Corn Maze, Barrel Car Rides, Jump Pad & more.

Learn more about Holiday Farms here.

Hours:

Thursday-Saturday:9 am-6 pm

Sunday: 12 pm-6 pm

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

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Registration Open: Soccer Shots Savannah Fall 2023 sessions

Wednesday, August 9th, 2023

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Soccer Shots Savannah for ages 2-8 on Wilmington Island

Soccer Shots Savannah enrollment for the fall is open!

This week on Soccer Shots Savannah Facebook & Instagram, Soccer Shots Savannah is introducing each public park where they offer soccer.

First is Abolt Obrien Park on Wilmington Island. Soccer Shots offer sessions at Abolt Obrien on Monday evenings!

Sign up for the fall here.

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Soccer Shots for ages 2-8 @ Lake Mayer, Savannah

Looking for something to do with your child on the Southside of Savannah this fall?

Soccer Shots Savannah offers public park sessions at Lake Mayer in Savannah and enrollment is open!

Soccer Shots – for ages 2-8 – plays soccer at Lake Mayer on Thursday evenings.

Reserve your child’s spot online here.

Soccer Shots Savannah for ages 2-8 in Bluffton

Did you know Soccer Shots Savannah offers public park soccer sessions at MC Riley Elementary? MC Riley is located in Bluffton, SC.

Soccer Shots offers sessions at MC Riley on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings!

Sign up for the fall here.

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Soccer Shots Savannah for ages 2-8 @ JF Gregory Park, Richmond Hill

Soccer Shots is also at JF Gregory Park in Richmond Hill on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Spaces are filling up fast and you don’t want to miss out.

Find the enrollment page here.

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Soccer Shots Savannah for ages 2-8 @ Forsyth Park

Soccer Shots offers public park soccer sessions @ Forsyth Park in downtown Savannah on Saturday mornings again this fall!

Reserve your spot today here.

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Soccer Shots Savannah for ages 2-8 @ Pooler Recreation Park

Soccer Shots Savannah offers public sessions at Pooler Recreation Park on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. Enroll today here.

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Soccer Shots Savannah for ages 2-8 in Daffin Park

Soccer Shots Savannah offers soccer at Daffin Park in Midtown Savannah on Wednesday evenings!

Enroll for the fall season here.

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Enrollment Open for Soccer Shots Fall Season for ages 2-8 in Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon & Bluffton

Friday, August 4th, 2023

Enrollment for the Soccer Shots fall season with Soccer Shots Savannah school partners is now open for children ages 2-8! 

Each season Soccer Shots Savannah uses a different curriculum covering new skills and character words while having fun.

Soccer Shots Savannah is kicking off the fall season the week of Sept. 9 and want your child to join them on Soccer Island.  

Visit Soccershots.org/savannah to learn more about the program! Or go straight to our enrollment page and sign up for a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule at savannah-macon.soccershots.com.

Soccer Shots has locations all throughout Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton!

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SouthCoast Health Receives Recognitions for the 2023 “Best of the Coastal Empire Community’s Choice Awards”

Friday, August 4th, 2023

Congratulations to SouthCoast Health.

The Savannah Morning News has announced its annual “Best of the Coastal Empire Community’s Choice Awards” for 2023. The contest calls for the local community to nominate and vote for their favorite companies in more than 160 categories.

SouthCoast Health was honored in three categories related to the Beauty & Health field.

SouthCoast Health was recognized in the following categories:

  1. Family Practice – SouthCoast Health Family Medicine (winner)
  2. Allergy Clinic – SouthCoast Health Allergy and Asthma (finalist)
  3. Pediatric Clinic – SouthCoast Health Pediatrics (finalist)

SouthCoast Health has 120 physicians and medical professionals in 18 locations in Savannah, Richmond Hill, Pooler, Rincon, Baxley, Hilton Head, Hinesville, and Statesboro.

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Join Tormenta FC recreation soccer in Fall 2023 in Savannah, Wilmington Island, Bluffton

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Registration is open for Fall 2023 Recreation Soccer in Savannah-Wilmington Island -Bluffton with Tormenta FC

All players between the ages of 4-14 are invited to join Tormenta FC this season for recreation soccer across the various practice locations.

Register a full team of players or as an individual. Tormenta welcomes all boys and girls to participate in this soccer program.

The Recreation program will run for 8 weeks. Each team will practice once a week, and games are scheduled on Saturdays throughout the season. Recreation teams are coached by volunteer coaches, who are dedicated and committed to ensuring your player has the best soccer experience possible every season.

Participation fee: $100 and includes the team uniform jersey and soccer socks for all participants. Parents are responsible to purchase black shorts for practice sessions and games for the player to wear.

The Ibis Foundation provides a grant to Tormenta FC Academy to provide 100 free recreation soccer registrations per season to families in need of assistance. If your child qualifies for free or reduced school lunch, he or she qualifies for free soccer. Email Mike Dixon with proof of enrollment to receive your free registration.

Recreation All-Star Game: This season will see the first Recreation All-Star games! Players will be selected to represent their age group as an All-Star player to compete against other all-stars in the program.

The Tormenta Recreational Championship Tournament will conclude the Recreation season in November. This is a tournament designed for all interested teams between the U8-U14 aged teams.

Tormenta FC will have recreation soccer programs at the following locations:

  • Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex – Monday or Wednesday
  • Southbridge – Monday
  • USCB – Bluffton – Monday
  • The Landings – Tuesday
  • Abolt Obrien Field (Wilmington Island) – Thursday

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Learn more & register online here.

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  • Registration Deadline: Fri. Aug. 25
  • First Week of Practice: Tues. Sept. 5

Family travel: Things to do with kids on Hilton Head Is.

Thursday, July 6th, 2023

You don’t have to travel far from Savannah to find a prime family-friendly vacation. Hilton Head Island is teeming with fun ways to entertain the kids.

SEE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM LATEST HILTON HEAD REEL HERE.

Hilton Head Island’s beaches are the No. 1 way. You can bike on this beach. You can play in the tidal pools at low-tide. Swim. Sand castles. Ride the waves.

Here are SouthernMamas.com top Things To Do With Kids On Hilton Head Island other than visiting the beach.

FOR MORE KID-FRIENDLY LOCAL ACTIVITIES, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM EVENT CALENDAR HERE.

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Bicycling on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island offers over 50 miles of public bicycle pathways and nature trails. The hard-packed beaches are also popular for bicycling at low tide.

Also bike the self-guided Legacy Oak Program tour, which consists of 20 landmark Live Oak trees in Sea Pines Resort which range in age from 100 to 320 years in 15 locations. Each designated tree is on an easily accessible public property. Most are identified with a wooden bench engraved with the name of the tree, its estimated birth year and the program logo.  Learn more here & download a pamphlet and trail map highlighting the history, location, size and age of each of the Sea Pines Legacy Oaks.

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Adventure Playground in Lowcountry Celebration Park & Beach Access @ Coligny Beach Park.

The park off Pope Avenue near the Coligny Beach parking lot and Coligny Beach Park features:
*The Adventure Playground, named after the ship Captain William Hilton was on when he discovered Hilton Head Island. It features a reimagined design of the ship, playground, wading pool/splash pad and more. The ship includes: cannons that spray a light mist, crow’s nests, swing bridges, port holes, rope nets, periscopes.
*An open pavilion and lawn for events.
*A perimeter walk
*Two fitness stations
*Wi-Fi
*Public restrooms

The playground is within easy walking distance to a Hilton Head Is. public beach via Coligny Beach Park (1 Coligny Circle) Coligny Beach Park has a splash pad fountain and free parking. Free parking is @ 109 Pope Avenue. Details here.

Lowcountry Celebration Park
94 Pope Ave.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Coligny Beach Park

1 Coligny Circle
Hilton Head Island 29928

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Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park

Take a free, self-guided tour of Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park. Established in 1862 on Hilton Head Island, Mitchelville is the first place in the United States where African Americans, out of slavery but not yet citizens, self-governed. This first self-governed town of freed slaves is commemorated in the historic site of Mitchelville Freedom Park on Beach City Road. Learn more here 

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Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, Bluffton SC

A mere hour drive from Savannah, Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is an easy getaway from Savannah to bike amid nature on 14 miles of hiking and biking trails. The refuge is open from sunrise to sunset daily. (Not located on Hilton Head Is. but between HHI and Bluffton)

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Free petting farm at Lawton Stables in Sea Pines

The free animal farm includes goats, sheep, chickens, turtles, cows and alpacas.  Kids can also pet a friendly retired Clydesdale, Woody, at the stables. Pony rides and horseback riding available for a fee. 

The animal farm is free; there’s a $9 Sea Pines gate fee per auto. More info here. 190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island, 29928

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Free Skate Park

Free Skate Park @ Bristol Sports Arena. Free outdoor skate park. Ramps & rails for skaters of all abilities. Restrooms. Pads required. Details here. 4 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Is. SC 29926.

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Coastal Discovery Museum

Educational natural history and animal programs at a venue that includes salt marsh board walks, open fields, gardens, trails and a 1200 square foot butterfly habitat that is home to some 13 species of native butterflies to the Lowcountry. Explore natural history and cultural heritage on the 68 acre Honey Horn property. The Museum’s trails, gardens, live oaks, butterfly enclosure and Marsh Tacky horses are just a few of the fun experiences you will encounter during your visit. Mon. – Sat. 9-4:30 and Sun. 11-3. *Perfect rainy day activity. More info here.
70 Honey Horn Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

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Sea Pines Forest Preserve

The 605-acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve includes easy trails to various points of interest including the 4,000-year-old Indian Shell Ring, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a wildflower garden that’s amazing when in bloom. The walks range from 25 minutes to one hour. Bicycles are not permitted on the nature trails, so please park your bicycles at the locations provided. Open from sunrise to sunset. The Forest Preserve is free; there’s a $9 Sea Pines gate fee per auto. More info here. 

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Gregg Russell Playground at Harbour Town, Sea Pines

The Gregg Russell Playground at Harbour Town is one of the top playgrounds in our area. Fenced, somewhat shaded playground that includes a treehouse; swings; numerous slides; lots of climbing bars, jungle gym bars, monkey bars. Just outside the fenced-playground is a water fountain; picnic tables; bathrooms; and plenty of spots for lunch, drinks or coffee and of course, the famous Harbour Town lighthouse which is open to climb for a fee plus $9 Sea Pines gate fee per auto.  Harbour Town, Hilton Head, SC 29928

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FREE historical Stoney-Baynard Ruins, Sea Pines

The ruins of the old Baynard estate, the main house as well as attendant slave quarters, are permanently preserved within six-acre Baynard Ruins Park. The home was raided during the Civil War and Union forces made it their headquarters. Details here. The ruins are free; there’s a $9 Sea Pines gate fee per auto.

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Seasonal

Spring & summer events

Free family-friendly outdoor Gregg Russell concerts at Harbour Town, Sea Pines

A classic on Hilton Head Is. for almost four decades, Gregg Russell Concerts under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town happen regularly during summer (weather permitting) & periodically during spring.

This family-oriented singer/storyteller performs sing-a-longs, ballads & silly songs with audience participation. Kids in the audience try to get Gregg to pick them to sing a song to the crowd, often using creative pick-me posters etc. Concerts are free; there’s a $9 gate fee per auto. Celebrating 40 years in 2016, Gregg has become a Sea Pines classic. Under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town is where you’ll find Gregg Russell entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. Find the concert schedule here. 

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free hilton head kids activities

Free Sea Pines Trolley

Take the free Sea Pines Trolley to Sea Pines locations during summer months & some holiday periods. This is a way to entertain kids who are still thrilled by “bus rides etc”. The trolley offers an easy way to get around Sea Pines. Schedule info here.  Trolley rides are free; there’s a $9 Sea Pines gate fee per auto. Good rainy day activity

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Beach access at Sea Pines Beach Club. 

Sea Pines Beach Club has convenient access to the beach, Surf Shop, restrooms, shower facilities & Surfside Market featuring to-go sandwiches, salads, snacks &  cold beverages. Details here. 87 North Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928. The beach club is free; there’s a $9 Sea Pines gate fee per auto. 

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The Sandbox Children’s Museum

Located off Pope Avenue on the south end of Hilton Head Island (about a 60 min. drive from Savannah), this interactive museum provides a place for educational play between children and their caregivers.

For ages infant to eight.
18A Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-7645
Daily rates & membership rates here.
The Sandbox Children’s Museum, 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 www.thesandbox.org

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Registration Open: Soccer Shots Savannah Fall 2023 sessions

Saturday, July 1st, 2023

Soccer Shots Savannah Public Park Programs for ages 2-8 for Fall 2023 in Pooler, Richmond Hill, Wilmington Island, Rincon & Bluffton

Enrollment for the Soccer Shots fall season is open for many of Soccer Shots Savannah fall public park classes for children ages 2-8! 

This year Soccer Shots Savannah is holding two 6-week fall seasons!  

Each season Soccer Shots Savannah uses a different curriculum covering new skills and character words while having fun! 

The Early Fall season begins in October and the Late Fall season begins in November and Soccer Shots Savannah wants your child to join us on Soccer Island! 

Visit Soccershots.org/savannah to learn more about our program! Or go straight to our enrollment page and sign up for a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule at savannah-macon.soccershots.com.

Soccer Shots Savannah has locations all throughout Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton!

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