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Award-winning festivals and hometown celebrations of arts and crafts, great music, and delicious local food. Movie nights and arts festivals, historic walking tours and paddleboard practice, cocktail classes, and live music. There’s always something to celebrate in the Heart of the LowcountryTM and we’d love for you to join us. 


May 11, 2024

Here comes the 43rd Anniversary of Mayfest coordinated by The Rotary Club of Bluffton!  Featuring more than 130 artists and food vendors.

Get ready for an outstanding event featuring local and regional arts and crafts, great music, and delectable local foods up and down the street, our hilarious Ugly Dog contest and the messy, funny, pie eating contest. This year’s featured artist is Lauren Terrett.

Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival

October 12–20, 2024

The award-winning Annual Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival is a weeklong event offering a myriad of activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Lowcountry cuisine, rich history, culture and art of the area and Southern hospitality found only in Bluffton.

The highlight of the festival has always been the Street Fest and will be held Saturday October 19th & Sunday October 20th.

Palmetto Bluff’s April Artist in Residence

April 24–27, 2024

Don’t miss out on Palmetto Bluff’s April Artist in Residence, Kurtis Schumm! This “Master of All” has found success in the music, culinary, and fine art industries. Kurtis has pioneered a unique “painting backward” technique using clear acrylic canvases blended with ink and acrylics. Workshop availability is limited, so be sure to purchase your tickets soon - before they are all gone!

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