March 2013

B-Social: 2013 Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest


The sixth annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest, sponsored by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation, takes place Friday, April 5, 2013, 5-8 p.m., and Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at Shelter Cove Community Park. The family-friendly event serves as the foundation’s annual fundraiser with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society, the M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center and the Island Recreation Scholarship Fund.

The Friday night component of this year’s event will be a more intimate gathering than the main event on Saturday and will feature live entertainment from Cranford & Sons as well as delicious food from Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, The Old Oyster Factory, Skull Creek Boathouse and Street Meet.

Seafood Fest will continue on Saturday and feature more than a dozen area restaurants dishing up local and regional seafood specialties, and other tasty dishes, as well as an “Iron Chef”-style competition, local artists showcasing their talents, live entertainment by The Headliners and a silent auction with incredible items. Additional activities include a “Kids Zone” with inflatable bounce houses, games, and crab races.

Participating restaurants include: Alexander’s, American Culinary Federation, Black Marlin, Bluffton Oyster Co., The Chart House, The Crazy Crab, Gillan’s Fresh Seafood & Oyster Bar, Hana Sushi, Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, The Old Oyster Factory, Red Fish, Skull Creek Boathouse, Steamers Seafood, and Street Meet, among others.

The Better Show, a syndicated lifestyle television show, will be filming a segment called “License to Spill,” featuring Hilton Head Island, the event, local food and participating chefs.

Admission is $5 for adults and FREE for kids under 12.

For more information please visit, or call 843.681.2772 ×137.

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