CELEBRATE EASTER at Kiawah
Come to Kiawah Island Golf Resort this year as we welcome spring, warmer temperatures, family gathering and best of all, Easter! There are a variety of delicious dining options for you and your family. Children will be excited to see a visit from the Easter Bunny in addition to a variety of recreational activities sure to please every age!
EASTER Dining Options
Mingo Point Oyster Roast & BBQ
Thursday, April 13 and Monday, April 17 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Join us for the first Oyster Roast & BBQ of the 2017 season! Mingo Point is the perfect kickoff to your family’s vacation! Come out and enjoy an authentic Lowcountry experience at Kiawah’s most popular family outing. Shuck fresh roasted oysters while watching the sun set on the Kiawah River or dance under the moonlight to the sounds of ‘The Island Trio’. Kids can enjoy a complimentary design-your-own beach bag station and hair braiding.
In addition to oysters, our banquet team is offering a number of Southern BBQ specialties; ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken, grilled steaks and a bounty of sides including loaded potato skins, salads and an island favorite, mac and cheese. Take in some of Kiawah’s wildlife with our Naturalists as they present live gators and other inhabitants of Kiawah. Be sure to peruse some local artisan’s works at our craft Market.
$47.95/adults, $24.95/children (ages 5-12). Please call for reservations 843.768.2790.
Grand Oaks Ballroom at The Sanctuary
Reservation Times Starting at 10:30am
Join us for a memorable Easter Sunday with close family, good friends and a tantalizing variety of food, drink and of course a special visit from the Easter Bunny in the Grand Oaks Ballroom at The Sanctuary. Listen to a live ensemble and browse the culinary displays, celebrating all that Spring has to offer. The menu features chilled seafood, numerous chef attended cooking stations, and the debut of the Spring Pastry & Confectionery presentation. This festive dining event includes a Children’s Easter Buffet and activity room for children ages 4-12yrs. Your children will always remember this special event that will feature arts and crafts, live animal shows, along with a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Buffet $76++ adults, $28++ children 4-12yrs. Please call for reservations 843.768.6253.
Easter Brunch at The Jasmine Porch
Breakfast; 6:30am – 10:15am ~ Buffet Brunch, 12:00pm- 8:00pm
$75++ Adults and $28++ Children (ages 4-12). Reservations: 843.768.6253 or 843.768.6330
Brunch on the Porch: Enjoy a memorable tradtional Lowcountry brunch featuring Shrimp & Stone Ground Grits, Sugar Cured Ham, Chilled Seafood Bar including: Jonah’s Crab Claws, Cold Water Oysters, & Shrimp Cocktail. The spectacular ocean view amidst the relaxing atmosphere of the Jasmine Porch restaurant awaits you.
Easter Buffet at The Atlantic Room
11:00am – 3:00pm | Dinner served a la carte from 6:00pm – 9:30pm.
Celebrate the bounty of spring at The Atlantic Room with the chef’s lavish buffet complimented by a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar while enjoying the East Coast’s most dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
$75++ Adults and $35++ Children (ages 4-12)
Reservations: 843.266.4085. View Sample Menu (.pdf)
Easter at Tomasso at Turtle Point
Italian Inspired Brunch Buffet 10:00am – 3:00pm | A la carte Dinner, 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Join us at Turtle Point for Chef Brandon Lapp’s Spring inspried brunch buffet. Dinner will be served a la carte beginning at 5pm. Children’s menu items always available. Walk-ins and to-go orders welcome. View Sample Menu (.pdf) $50++ adults, $20++ children (ages 4-12)
For reservations, please call 843.266.4070.
Sunset Raw Bar at the Ryder Cup Bar
Friday, April 14 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Join us on the veranda of the Ryder Cup Bar at The Ocean Course Clubhouse to watch the sun set and listen to live jazz. Enjoy a full selection of raw bar specialties…oysters on the half shell, ceviche, stone claws and oyster shooters along with signature cocktails, beer and wine.
The Ocean Room
Open Easter Sunday | 5:30pm – 9:00pm
The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary is opening up for a special Easter Sunday dinner service! Gather the family and join us for a memorable evening. Sushi lounge will also be available.
For reservations, please call 843.768-6253.
Beaches & Cream
Open Easter Sunday | 7:00am – 8:00pm
Enjoy pastries and lattes at sunrise then come back and indulge in a sundae at sundown, quick snacks or sandwiches available all day. Easter Gift Bags are available. Order by April 9 to customize your special gift, good for all ages.
A Week Of Easter Special Events and Family Fun!
Monday and Wednesday, April 3 and 5 | 2:00pm – 2:45 | Night Heron Family Pool
Night Heron Pool is reserved exclusively for Kiawah Island Golf Resort Guests and Governors’ Club Members. Swim up and ride the wave over to Night Heron Pool. Competitive races and relays will keep you splashing for more! We will rock the pool with sunken treasure hunts, gator wresting and relays. Admission is complimentary.
Mondays and Wednesdays | April 3-April 21 | 2:45pm – 3:15pm | Night Heron Family Pool Immediately following pool games, join us in making unique crafts right on the pool deck. Magic Milk Sand Box will be here to help you design a keepsake you will treasure.
Kiawah Island Golf Resort Kids Triathlon
Saturday | April 15 | 9:00am – 11:30am | Night Heron Park
this race is designed for all kids, ages 3-14, to be successful and have fun! Distances vary by age group. All participants will swim in the Night Heron Family Pool, and run and bike on bike paths or beach in and around the park. We’ll end the race with a rockin’ color party at the finish line! All participants will receive a t-shirt, color powder, and a medal. Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age group. Advanced registration is required, please visit https:runsignup.com/Race/SC/KiawahIsland/KiawahKidsTriathlon
6th Annual Kiawah Island Open
Saturday, April 15th | 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Night Heron Park
Ready to take your Disc Golf skills to the next level on the newest form of golf here on the island? Head on over to the Disc Golf Course at Night Heron Park and test your skills against players of all ages. Prizes will be awarded based on age group. Winners of the tournament and raffle will be announced promptly at 1:45pm. Participants need to be present to win. Admission is complimentary.
Spring Pool Party and H2O Egg Hunt
Saturday | April 15 | 2pm- 4pm | Night Heron Children’s Pool
Night Heron Pool is reserved exclusively for Kiawah Island Golf Resort Guests and Governors’ Club Members. Spice up your spring afternoon with a pool party! Enjoy live steel drum music, crafts, pool games, and MORE! end the fun with an H2O Egg Hunt- jump into Night Heron Pool and search your way around for the Easter Eggs. Admission is complimentary, crafts and Easter buckets available for purchase.
Sunrise Yoga on the Beach
Easter Sunday | April 16th| 6:15am | Boardwalk 18 (Adjacent to Night Heron Park)
Start your Easter Sunday in an amazing way with this slow vinyasa yoga class as set to the rising sun over the beach. No yoga experience necessary. Reservations are required.
Easter Egg Hunt & Toss
Easter Sunday | April 16th| 10:00am | Night Heron Park
An Easter family tradition! Bring the whole family to Night Heron Park for our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Toss. Age groups will be divided prior to beginning the hunt, which starts promptly at 10:00am. Please bring your own basket. The Easter Egg toss will directly follow the Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos beginning at 9:30am. After you are finished, everyone is welcome to recycle their plastic Easter eggs in the Nature Center. Please look for our Recycle Rabbit! Admission is complimentary.
Easter Sunday | April 16th| 11:30am- 1pm | Night Heron Park
Join us under the Night Heron Park Pavilion for some Pop-Up Fun! Easter crafts, games, and MORE! Admission is complimentary, crafts available for purchase.
Sand Sculpting Contest
Easter Sunday | April 16th| 1:30pm – 3pm | Sanctuary Beach Access
Meet our staff at the Sanctuary Beach access for a sandy competition! Prizes awarded for the most creative and best Easter themed sand sculptures! Bring your creativity along with your sand tools. A limited amount of sand toys will be available for rent at The Sanctuary Beach access. Admission is complimentary.
Easter Sunday Sundaes with Rick Hubbard
Easter Sunday | April 16th| 6:30pm – 8pm | Night Heron Park
Celebrate Easter with us! Our fan favorite Rick Hubbard and the famous kazoo band will perform on the Night Heron Park Stage and our Recreation staff will help you build your own ice cream sundaes. Please bring your blankets and beach chairs for seating. Admission is complimentary. Sundaes are $5 each.
Soccer Demo & Fun Games with Temoc Suarez
Mondays April 10 and 17 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm | Night Heron Park Soccer Field
Join us for a 20 minute “Professional Soccer Demonstration,” followed by fun games under the direction of Suarez Soccer School, featuring Olympic athlete Temoc Suarez. Temoc Suarez is South Carolina’s most accomplished player to date and will be demonstrating his world-class skills which helped him play on the U.S. 1996 Olympic soccer team, as well as seven years playing with the U.S. National Teams. Open to all soccer enthusiasts! Encouraged for ages 5 and up. Event takes place at the Night Heron Park Soccer Fields. Admission is complimentary.
Youth, Teen, and Adult 3v3 Basketball Tournament
Mondays April 3, 10, and 17 | 6:30pm – 7:30pm (Youth), 7:30pm-9pm (Teen and Adult) | Night Heron Park
Join us on the Night Heron Park Basketball Courts for a 3v3 Tournament! Come alone or with a team to play the Island’s best basketball. Referees will call the game and run the tournament. Prizes awarded to the winning team in each category. $2/ player, pre-registration is not required.
Tuesdays April 4, 11, and 18, 5:30pm-7pm Night Heron Park
Come with your family and test your skills in our Family Olympics. Try your hand at live games, Giant Games, and everything in between! Collect points to see how you rank in the end. Prizes awarded to the top 3 family finishers. Admission is complimentary, no reservations required.
Tuesdays April 11 and 18, 7pm- 8pm Night Heron Park
Come and be a part of a show that is never the same, made by suggestions from YOU! Veteran performers from theatre 99 will present their hilarious show, great for all ages! Admission is complimentary, concessions available for purchase.
EGGstravagant Easter Festival
Wednesdays | April 12 and 19| 6:00pm – 8:30pm | Night Heron Park
Come celebrate the holiday weekend by kicking back and enjoying live entertainment as the sun sets on Night Heron Park. The evening is filled with family activities including jump castles, a magician, photo booth,Southern lawn games, roving entertainment, glow gear and crafts. Dance to music with plenty of favorites for the entire family. Please bring your beach chairs and blankets for seating. An event menu will be available at the Night Heron Grill for purchase. Admission is complimentary. Night Heron Grill will be open extended hours until 8:30pm.
Scenic Cinema in the Park
Wedensdays | April 5, 12, and 19 | 8:30pm | Night Heron Park
Bring your blankets and chairs and join us at Night Heron Park for a one of a kind outdoor movie experience. Admission is complimentary, the movie is weather dependent. Concessions will be available for purchase.
“Egg”streme Family Kayaking Hunt
Thursdays April 13th 3:30pm-5pm and Thursday April 20th 9am- 11am, Mingo Point
The Nature Program is taking the “egg” hunt to the water! Equipped with paddles and nets, you and your partner will take to a kayak in search for “eggs” scattered throughout the salt marsh. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Footwear is required, flip flops and slides not recommended. This is exclusive for the 2 weeks of Easter and space is limited. Reservations required. Please call the Nature Center for questions or to make a reservation: 843.768.6001.
Bonfire and S’Mores
Thursdays April 13th and 20th, 7pm-8pm, Night Heron Park
Bring your family and join us around the fire to listen to some live, interactive music and make a s’more or two! Blankets and chairs and recommended for seating. Event is complimentary, s’mores available for purchase. Please call the Nature Center for questions or to make a reservation: 843.768.6001.
Center for Birds of Prey
Friday | April 14th | 4:30pm – 5:30pm | Night Heron Park
Kick off the festival with a complimentary presentation by the Center for Birds of Prey. This program will provide an up close look at live birds of prey including a free-flight demonstration. Learn about the unique characteristics of these majestic creatures and the role each plays in the health of our natural environment. Blankets or chairs are recommended. Admission is complimentary.
KAMP KIAWAH and CAMP XTREME
Children ages 3-15 can enjoy their break from school with the opportunity to meet new friends in an exciting atmosphere of play! A unique, natural environment, close proximity to the beach, and unparalleled facilities, Night Heron Park offers the perfect location for an exciting and adventurous experience for our young vacationers.
Our camps are staffed with dedicated counselors that come from all across the United States to share their enthusiasm with the kids. Kamp Kiawah is for kidsages 3-7 and **new this year** Camp Xtreme is for kids ages 8-15. Visit KampKiawah.com or call 843.768.6001 for more information.