Easter at Kiawah

Every year, Kiawah Island Golf Resort celebrates Easter in grand style. Many of our guests have made a holiday getaway to our resort a beloved annual tradition because it delivers fun for all ages.

Watch this page for updates and a complete roster of dining events and fun activities so you can plan your Easter celebration at Kiawah.

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Delicious Dining
Wake up Easter morning and fuel yourself with a celebratory brunch before hopping into all the holiday events, then cap off the fun-filled day with a relaxing dinner. Our resort restaurants feature seasonal spring menus—and watch for special dates for our family-favorite Mingo Point Oyster Roast & BBQ right on the Kiawah River.

Easter Mingo Point Oyster Roast & BBQ
Thursday, April 9 & Monday, April 13 | 6pm-9pm
$52.95/adults, $28.95/children (ages 5-12)
Purchase Tickets Online at ShopKiawah.com

Join us for our first Oyster Roast & BBQ of the 2020 season! 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 craft and temporary tattoos.
In addition to oysters, our banquet team is offering a number of Southern BBQ specialties; ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken, steaks, and a bounty of sides including southern-style rice, green beans, salads, and an island favorite, mac and cheese. Be sure to peruse some local artisan’s works at our craft market.

Easter at Tomasso at Turtle Point
Italian-Inspired Brunch Buffet | 10am-3pm
$65++ adults, $25++ children (ages 4-12)
a la carte Dinner | 5pm-9pm
Reservations: 843.266.4070

Join us at Turtle Point for Chef Derick Wade’s spring-inspired brunch buffet. Dinner will be served a la carte beginning at 5pm. Children’s menu items always available. Walk-ins and to-go orders are welcome.

Easter Buffet at The Players’ Pub
Brunch Buffet | 9am-3pm
$60++ adults, $25++ children (ages 4-12)
a la carte Dinner | 5pm-9pm
Reservations: 843.768.2771

Head to the pub for a traditional Easter Sunday brunch buffet by Chef Cory O’Connor, complete with a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar. Seasonal a la carte dinner served from 5pm-9pm. Walk-ins welcome.

Easter Sunday Buffet at The Ocean Course
11am-3pm | $85++ adults, $40++ children (ages 4-12)
Reservations: 843.266.4085

Celebrate the bounty of spring at The Atlantic Room with Chef John Ondo’s lavish buffet complemented by a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar while enjoying the East Coast’s most dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Dinner served a la carte from 6pm-9:30pm.

Colorful Festivities
From a traditional egg hunt and toss to less conventional egg searches (think: water!). Plus a joyous Easter festival with games and music—even pool parties, Easter doesn’t get much more egg-citing than at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

Visit our full calendar of activities to see what’s happening every day. And don’t forget to make your bike reservations – one of the best ways to explore all that our island has to offer!

S U N D A Y
Sunrise Yoga on the Beach
7am | Boardwalk 18, Adjacent to Night Heron Park | April 12th
This yoga class will provide a perfect start to your Easter Sunday! Take in the amazing view of the sun rising over the beach with slower paced vinyasa class designed to wake you up, increase your strength and flexibility, and leave you ready to take on your day. No yoga experience necessary. Advanced reservations are required, call 843.768.6001 or *86001. $20/person.

Easter Egg Hunt & Toss*
10am | Night Heron Park | April 12th
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 10am. 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. Event photos will be posted on Kiawah Recreation’s Facebook page. Admission is complimentary.

Sand Sculpting Contest*
1:30pm – 3pm | Sanctuary Beach Access | April 12th
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.

Tie-Dye
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Night Heron Park Pavilion | April 12th
Create your own Kiawah Island logo tie-dye shirt. Choose from any of our bright colors to make your design unique. $15-$20

H20 Egg Hunt*
5pm – 6pm | Night Heron Park Children’s Pool | April 12th
Spice up your Spring afternoon with a pool party! Enjoy pool games and an exciting H2O Egg Hunt – jump into Night Heron Pool and search your way around for the Easter Eggs. This event is complimentary and open to everyone. Daily pool use is exclusive for guests of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Governors Club members.

Sunday Sundaes with Rick Hubbard*
6:30pm – 8pm | Night Heron Park | April 12th
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.


M O N D A Y S
Basket Weaving
2pm – 3:15pm | Night Heron Park Stage | April 6th and 13th
For more than 300 years now, sweetgrass baskets have been an art form and Gullah tradition in Charleston. In this class, you will learn how to weave your own small take-home object and hear about the incredible history behind the art form from a local Charleston native. You will also have the opportunity to view and purchase large, elaborate sweetgrass baskets made by the instructor. Class is $75/ a person and recommended for ages 16+. Reservations are required. Call 843.768.6001 to sign up now.

BYOB (Build Your Own Boat)*
4:30pm – 6pm | Night Heron Park Family Pool | April 6th and 13th
Join Kiawah’s recreation staff for the biggest cardboard boat race of the season! Families are given just 45 minutes to make the best makeshift boat they can out of the scarce resources provided for you. Once boats are built, families must nominate one fearless member to race their boat across the treacherous Night Heron pool. Awards will be given out for most sturdy boat and race winners.  This event is complimentary and open to everyone. Daily pool use is exclusive for guests of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Governors Club members.

Youth, Teen, and Adult 3v3 Basketball Tournament
6:30pm – 7:30pm Youth (8-12) | 7:30pm – 9pm Open (13+, Teen and Adult) | Night Heron Park Basketball Courts | April 6th and 13th
Join us at 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.


T U E S D A Y S
Trivia Night*
5pm – 6:30pm | Night Heron Park Grill | April 7th and 14th
Study up and test your intelligence of a variety of different topics including general knowledge, nature, and of course Kiawah history! Hard work will pay off for those knowledgeable participants by going home with your very own Kiawah prize! All ages welcome. Admission is complimentary.

Improv Night
7pm – 8pm | Night Heron Park Pavilion | April 7th and 14th
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.

Teen Night Glow Volleyball*
8pm – 9pm | Night Heron Park Volleyball Court | April 7th and 14th
Calling all Kiawah teenagers! Come out for a fun night under the stars with friends and compete in the greatest glow volleyball tournament on Kiawah. Make new friendships while competing in teams in order to be crowned the new 2020 Glow Volleyball Champs. Event is complimentary.


W E D N E S D A Y S
Poolside Crafts
2pm – 3:15pm | Night Heron Family Pool | April 8th and 15th
After taking a dip in the pool, show us how talented our Kiawah guests can be by joining us in making unique crafts right on the pool deck! Night Heron Pool is reserved exclusively for Kiawah Island Golf Resort guests and Governors’ Club members. Crafts vary by price. Any age group welcome. This event is complimentary and open to everyone. Daily pool use is exclusive for guests of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Governors Club members.

EGGstravagant Easter Festival*
6pm – 8:30pm | Night Heron Park | April 8th and 15th
The evening is filled with family activities including jump castles, photo booth, lawn games, roving entertainment, glow gear and carnival games. 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. Night Heron Grill will be open extended hours until 8:30pm. Admission is complimentary


T H U R S D A Y S
Family Fun Pool Games
2pm – 2:45pm | Night Heron Family Pool | April 9th and 16th
Swim up and ride the wave over to Night Heron Pool and compete in challenging poolside games! Win a game and win a prize! All ages welcome. This event is complimentary and open to everyone. Daily pool use is exclusive for guests of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Governors Club members.

Magic Class
4pm – 5pm | Night Heron Park Stage | April 9th and 16th
Join the ranks of Houdini, Copperfield and Blaine in this hour-long class taught by Gary Maurer. Participants will learn the basics of magical entertainment, and will take home their own bag of tricks. $12 per person. Ages 8+. Reservations required.

Magic Show*
6pm – 7pm | Night Heron Park Pavilion | April 9th and 16th
Join South Carolina’s Magician of the Year, Gary Maurer, for a magical experience on your vacation! This show is interactive, fun and magical for all ages! Admission is complimentary. Concessions available for purchase.

Bonfire and Bingo*
7pm – 8pm | Night Heron Park | April 9th and 16th
Come one, come all and join us around the fire to listen to some live, interactive music, and play the game loved by all, BINGO! Make a s’more or two while gathered around the fire with old and new friends. Blankets and chairs are recommended for seating. Event is complimentary, s’mores available for purchase.

Teen Night Laser Tag*
8:45pm – 10pm | Night Heron Park | April 9th and 16th
Split up into teams of two and play well known competitive games including King of the Hill, Domination, Infection, Capture the Flag, and more! Come with friends of your own and make more as the night goes on. Event is complimentary.


F R I D A Y S
Sand Castle Wars
1pm – 2:30pm | Sanctuary Beach Access | April 10th and 17th
Join us at the Sanctuary Beach Access to see if your fort will be the last one standing. Fort building begins at 1pm, the battle will commence at 2:15pm. Each team will be given all fort building supplies, water balloons, and a designated space. Prizes will be awarded for most creative fort and most sturdy. $15 per fort, Maximum of 5 people per fort, and 12 teams per event. Reservations Required. 843.768.6001.

Jedi Training Academy
5pm – 6pm | Night Heron Park Stage | April 10th and 17th
Join our Jedi Master to learn the ways of the Force in this exciting program! Young Jedis will make their own lightsaber that is safe for sparring, receive lightsaber training, and begin to learn the ways of the Force, and even have the chance to face one of the Empire’s darkest figures in battle to save Planet Kiawah! Recommended for ages 5-14. Advanced reservations are required. $25/person.


S A T U R D A Y
Splash and Dash
4pm | Night Heron Park | April 11th
The Kiawah Kids Triathlon is now the Kids Splash and Dash! A timed race, featuring a pool swim and run, for children ages 3 to 14. All participants will swim in the Night Heron Park family pool, and run on bike paths or beach near Night Heron Park. Race will end with an epic rockin’ Color Party at the finish line with DJ music and healthy snacks. Distances vary by age group. Registration required at kiawahkidstri.com