Celebrate Easter at Kiawah Island
Easter at Kiawah has been a long- standing family tradition. Generations of families return year after year to re-connect and remember the importance of having close friends and strong family bonds, while enjoying the spring weather and the beauty of Kiawah Island. Kiawah Island Golf Resort Recreation recognizes the importance of families having fun together and offers programs for all ages- something to interest everyone!
Kiawah’s Traditional Easter Special Events
EGGstravagant Easter Festival
Wednesdays, March 28 and April 4, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Night Heron Park
The evening is filled with family activities including jump castles, photo booth, southern lawn games, roving entertainment and family crafts. Dance to music with plenty of favorites for the entire family. Admission is complimentary. Crafts available for purchase.
Sunrise Yoga on the Beach
Easter Sunday, April 1, 6:30am, Boardwalk 18
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
Easter Sunday, April 1, 10am
Night Heron Park
An Easter family tradition! Bring the whole family to Night Heron Park for our annual Easter Egg Hunt & Toss. The Easter Egg Toss will directly follow the Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your camera and take photos with the Easter Bunny starting at 9:30am. Admission is complimentary.
Spring Pool Party and H2O Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 1, 5pm – 6pm
Night Heron Park Children’s Pool
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. Admission is complimentary, pool use is reserved for Kiawah Island Golf Resort guests and Governors’ Club Members.
Easter Sunday Sundaes with Rick Hubbard
Easter Sunday, April 1, 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. Admission is complimentary. Sundaes are $5 each.
Kiawah Island is renowned for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Discover numerous secret spots for solitude and wildlife viewing accessible only by bike! Ride along 30 miles of paved leisure trails and 10 miles of hard packed beach. We offer beach cruisers for family members of all ages. Advance Reservations are highly recommended, please call 843.768.6001.
Kamp Kiawah and Camp Xtreme
We are excited for camp this year, for kids ages 3-15! Kamp Kiawah is a fun-filled day for kids ages 3-7. Kampers will become spy kids, explore the park, get lost in movie themed games and more! Camp Xtreme is designed for 8-15 year olds! Competitive sports, team building, and more guarantee a day of XTREME fun!
Advance Reservations receive $5 off per child, weekly and multiple child discounts available. Visit Kamp Kiawah or call 843.768.6001 for more information.
Turtles’ Nest Art Studio
Turtles’ Nest Art Studio, now located inside the Nature Center in Night Heron Park, is a great indoor area for guests to express themselves artistically. With weekly crafts and exciting new options available during open studio, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Projects include pottery, glass art, and various others. Visit Turtles’ Nest Art Studio or call 843.768.6001 for more information.
Kiawah Island Nature Program
Kiawah Island Golf Resort Nature Program offers visitors the chance to kayak, paddleboard, fish, bike, bird, and much more. With ten miles of pristine beach, 30 miles of bike trails and thousands of acres of salt marsh, there is an endless array of outdoor activities on Kiawah. Nature excursions, tours and classes are available year round and spring migration is at its peak. Visit Kiawah Island Nature Program or call 843.768.6001 for more information.
Kiawah River “Egg”streme Family Kayaking Hunt
Wednesday, March 28th, 1pm – 3pm
Wednesday, April 4th, 4pm – 6pm CURRENTLY FULL, CALL FOR WAITLIST
$65 per adult, $45 per child (11 and under)
Looking for a unique Easter experience? 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. This will be the ultimate team experience while enjoying the beauty of the Kiawah River. 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. Please call the Nature Center for questions or to make a reservation 843.768.6001.
Discovery Series: Center for Birds of Prey
Friday, March 30th, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Night Heron Park
Join us at the park to get an up close look at live birds of prey including free-flight demonstrations. Learn about the unique characteristics of these majestic creatures and the role each plays in the health of our natural environment. Admission is complimentary. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs.
Children’s Pool at Night Heron Park
It’s never too early in the year to swim, especially when our pools are heated! A great spot for the family to camp out all day, come enjoy our beautiful pool in the Night Heron Park area, filled with water features and two water slides. We guarantee these pools will make a big splash for the holiday! Pool use is reserved for Kiawah Island Golf Resort guests and Governors’ Club Members.
What else is happening?
Check out some of our newer events we have added to help you make new memories!
Kiawah Kids Triathlon
Saturday, March 31st, 2pm – 4:30pm, Night Heron Park
Winner of the 2017 Excellence in Programming Award! This race is designed for all kids, ages 3-14, to be introduced to the sport of triathlons, get some exercise, be successful, and have FUN! While distances vary by age group, all participants will swim in the Night Heron Pool, and run and bike on bike paths or beach in and around Night Heron Park. The race will end with an epic rockin’ Color Party at the finish line! Participants will receive a t-shirt, color packet, and finishers’ medal. Registration is required and can be made online at Kiawah Kids Triathlon. Please register in advance, as we expect this race to sell out. For more information and a complete list of rules, visit Kiawah Kids Triathlon Rules and Information.
Wizarding Week on Kiawah!
April 2 – April 6
Join our program staff of witches and wizards as we celebrate Wizarding Week at Kiawah! Check out some of our regular programs with a Wizarding twist and join us in our special events this week!
Tuesday, April 3, 5:30pm – 6:45pm
Bring your family of muggles, witches, and wizards to compete in our version of the Tri-Wizard Tournament. This event is complimentary, all ages are welcome.
Friday, April 6, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Calling all potential wizards and witches, Kiawah’s Wizard Academy is open! Students will make their own wands, have a potions class, learn and practice some spells, and more! They’ll leave with their Wizarding Certificate and may just have to defend the academy! Recommended for ages 6+, advanced reservations are required. $25/ person.
For a complete list of our Wizarding Week events, please visit our Calendar of Events.
Stay Fit on Kiawah
We offer an array of fitness classes including Yoga on the Beach, Beach Bootcamp, Pilates, Aqua Yoga and Aqua Boot Camp. March Fitness Class Schedule and April Fitness Class Schedule (coming soon). Reservations required, please call 843.768.6001.
Mingo Point Oyster Roast & BBQ
Thursday, March 29 & Monday, April 2, 6pm – 9pm
$49.95/adults, $25.95/children (ages 5-12)
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 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 animals and other inhabitants of Kiawah. Don’t forget to grab a drink at the bar and meet us at the head of our dock for a scenic motorboat cruise down the Kiawah River. 30 minute cruises available 5:30pm-8:30pm, $20 per person, advance reservations suggested, call 843.768.6001.
Easter Sunday Brunch at the Jasmine Porch
Breakfast, 6:30am – 10:15am
Buffet Brunch, 12pm – 8pm
$75++ adults and $28++ children (4-12yrs)
Reservations: 843.768.6253 or 843.768.6330
Buffet Brunch: Enjoy a memorable Lowcountry brunch featuring Shrimp & Stone Ground Grits, Sugar Cured Ham, a 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.
Beaches & Cream
Open Easter Sunday, 7am – 8pm
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 baskets and bags are available. Order by March 26 to customize your special gift, good for all ages.
Easter Sunday in the Grand Oaks Ballroom at The Sanctuary
Reservation Times: Starting at 10:30 am
Buffet $79++ adults, $28++ children 4-12 yrs.
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, along with a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Easter Sunday Buffet at The Ocean Course
11am – 3pm
$75++ adults, $35++ children (ages 4-12)
Celebrate the bounty of spring at The Atlantic Room with Chef Torno’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.
Easter at Tomasso at Turtle Point
Italian Inspired Brunch Buffet, 10am – 3pm
$55++ adults, $20++ children (ages 4-12)
A la carte Dinner, 5pm – 9pm
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.
Lobby Bar at The Sanctuary
Easter Sunday hours of operation: 12pm – 12am
The Ocean Room
Open Easter Sunday, 5:30pm – 9pm
The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary is opening up for a special Easter Sunday dinner service by Chef Kyle Bowling. Gather the family and join us for a memorable evening. Sushi Lounge will also be available.
For a complete list of our Easter activities, please visit our Calendar of Events. Follow us on Twitter @kiawahresort or like us on Facebook at Kiawah Island Golf Resort or Kiawah Recreation to stay up to date on programs during your stay.
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