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    Summer Evenings from mid June through mid August at Shelter Cove Harbour HarbourFest, Shelter Cove Harbour's signature summer event, occurs June through August. During HarbourFest, Shelter Cove features live entertainment seven nights a week, plus unforgettable food, arts and crafts from an array of vendors, bouncy houses, fireworks and a flurry of fun activity. There is no admission charge for HarbourFest!

    Family entertainer, Shannon Tanner, has been a fixture at HarbourFest since 1988 and is celebrating his 25th year at Shelter Cove Harbour! Shannon's light-hearted performances include sing-a-longs, pop music, classic tunes, and his own original songs. Memorial Day - Labor Day, Shannon plays Monday - Friday with two shows at 6:30 and 8:00 pm.

    This year, Cappy the Clown will be at Shelter Cove Harbour Memorial Day through Labor Day to delight audiences with fun entertainment and activities. Cappy will be at Shelter Cove Monday - Friday from 6:00-9:00 pm.

    Fireworks serve as the centerpiece for HarbourFest. This year, Firework shows will be held on the following dates at dusk:
    Tuesdays, June 18 & 25
    Thursday, July 4 (expanded show) (no show Tuesday, July 2nd)
    Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23 & 30
    Tuesdays, August 6 & 13

    This breathtaking display lights up the sky on Tuesday nights. Don't miss the special Fourth of July fireworks show, which offers a vibrant extravaganza of light over the harbor. To view the show from a unique perspective, Outside Hilton Head offers special "Fireworks Paddle" guided kayak tours during the summer.

    Other Shannon Tanner Activities in conjunction with HarbourFest:
    Shannon Tanner's Most Excellent Pirate Expedition
    Grab a pirate tattoo, sword, and eyepatch and become a pirate in Shannon Tanner's Band of Pirates! First come, first serve basis or pre-buy tickets at Shannon Tanner's Show. Meet Captain Tanner on his stage at 8:30am for Pirate Kidz initiation (Kidz get there Pirate Dress-Up) 9am departure and will return at 10:30am.
    Kids/$24, Adults/$30
    Available starting May 25 every Wednesday and Friday morning until September.
    For more info call 843.422.0757 or visit

    Outside Hilton Head Activities in conjunction with HarbourFest:
    Dolphin Boat Cruise- Fireworks Cruise
    Book this boat cruise early, it is extremely popular! You'll enjoy our regular 2-hour dolphin cruise, but it also includes an additional half-hour for your family to enjoy the spectacular display of Shelter Cove's fireworks - in comfort - with 'the best seat on the island', and without the hassle of crowds!
    Prices range from $40 to $50
    Available: mid-June - mid-August
    Go here to book online

    Kayaking- Fireworks Paddle
    Every Tuesday during the summer we have a special tour that departs early evening from Shelter Cove Marina. You will enjoy our fun and informative 2-hour Guided Kayak Nature Tour. Then everybody will park in the marsh with the best seats in the house for the Shelter Cove Harborfest fireworks!
    Adults are $40, and Children 12 and younger are $20.
    Available: June - August

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