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Holiday Happenings

Celebrate the holidays seaside, and create cherished memories with your loved ones at Charleston's Island Resort. From festivals and incredible dining experiences to family fun on the beach - we invite you and your family to trade snow boots for flip flops and share in our beloved Holiday traditions. 

Harvest Hangout

Wednesday, November 21, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. -- Featuring southern favorites like Lowcountry salad, shrimp & grits, chicken & waffles, warm chocolate bread pudding and more. Everyone is invited to hang out at the fire pit on the Village Plaza for Bingo, games and a movie. Bingo is $5 per card starting at 4:30 p.m. followed by the dinner buffet from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Enjoy an assortment of activities and games all evening long followed by a family friendly outdoor movie at sunset. 

Thanksgiving Buffet

Thursday, November 22, Seatings as 1:00 & 4:00 p.m. -- You're invited to celebrate the holiday at Sweetgrass Pavilion with a delicious Thanksgiving feast. The buffet tables will be filled to the brim with a cornucopia of delights. We'll have turkey and your favorite trimmings along with clove studded pit ham, seafood and all the appetizers, salads, vegetables and tantalizing desserts a hungry pilgrim could hope for.

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Thanksgiving Golf Cart Parade

Thursday, November 22, 10:30 a.m. -- Start your Turkey Day off right by joining our very own golf cart parade down Palmetto Drive. The parade starts in front of the Swim Center and is led by the Isle of Palms Fire Department and is followed by Santa Claus. This parade is fun for drivers and spectators alike. 

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Holiday Festival

Friday, November 23, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. -- Join us at the Grand Pavilion for a seaside celebration! Marvel at how the Grand Pavilion glows during our tree lighting ceremony followed by a Lowcountry oyster roast. In addition to oysters, we will also be serving a buffet of mixed salad with assorted dressings, catfish, chicken fingers, fries, chili, coleslaw, iced tea and lemonade. The buffet also included s'mores, hot chocolate, popcorn and a chef's selection of desserts. Get in the holiday spirit with a complimentary showing of a children's holiday movie and don't forget to visit with Santa!

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Tour of the Shops

Friday, November 23, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. -- The days after Thanksgiving are the busiest shopping days of the year. Take advantage of the holiday sales at each of our Resort shops.

Turkey Trot Family Fun Run

Saturday, November 24, 8:30 a.m. -- Take some of the guilt out of your holiday eat-a-thon with a scenic 5K fun run. Meet us at at 8:00 a.m. for a run on the beach!

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Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 15 & Saturday, December 22 between 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. -- Head to the Boardwalk Inn to enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa. Kids can't resist the combination of Rudolph's pancake buffet with its load of sweet-tooth toppings and hot chocolate. Once the whole family is rubbing their bellies, make sure to get a picture with Santa Claus. 

New Year's Eve Celebration

Monday, December 31, 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. -- New Year's is a time to celebrate with loved ones, remembering the year's milestones and ringing in the year ahead in festive spirit! Sip, savor and socialize at this family-friendly event by dancing to the tunes of a lively DJ and enjoying our chef's selection of light hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Adults may enjoy an open bar all evening and of course, a glass of bubbles for the midnight toast. Sparkling cider will also be available for the kiddos and the party favors will be plentiful!

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New Year's Day 5K

Tuesday, January 1, 8:00 a.m. -- Whether you're kicking off your New Year's resolution or working off those New Year's Eve over-indulgences, come out to the beach on New Year's Day and break a sweat. Join us for a 5K fun run, walk or stroll. Prizes will be awarded for the top male and female finisher. 

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Resolution Golf 2019

Tuesday, January 1, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. -- Make a resolution this year to start playing or to improve your golf game! Join us for Resolution Golf on New Year's Day from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. for a one hour golf lesson on the Links Course Driving Range.

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