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9 Jun 2023
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Activities & Events

There's nothing like summertime on Kiawah Island! Nearby Freshfields Village, located at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook, and Johns Islands, offers fun, family-friendly summer events. Read on for our round-up of the best happenings and summer activities at the Village.

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Freshfields Village Summer Events

There's always something happening at the Village! Whether you're visiting Kiawah Island with the family or here for a romantic getaway, Freshfields Village hosts events that locals and visitors of all ages are sure to enjoy. 

Farmer's Market

Each summer, The Freshfields Village Farmer's Market returns with several vendors offering locally sourced goods and Lowcountry crafts. Head over between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. each Monday during June, July, and August to shop all things local. You can find everything from organic produce and fresh seafood to specialty foods and sugary treats. No dinner plans? No problem. Come hungry for takeaway dinners, including barbeque options, sweets, and more. Check out the complete list of Freshfields Village Farmer's Market vendors

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Music on the Green

Wind down after a day at the beach and enjoy Music on the Green at Freshfields. Every Friday during June, July, and August bands from across the region will perform live music from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the green. This complimentary event is sure to delight the whole family. 

Starlight Cinema

Come and join the excitement at Freshfields Village every Wednesday in July for a special summer edition of the Starlight Cinema! Guests are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets, and picnics to enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars. Movies will start at 8:30 pm and will have varying time lengths.

Sea Island Cars & Coffee

Calling all antique car lovers and coffee aficionados! On the third Saturday of every month this summer, Freshfields Village will be hosting a variety of antique cars to browse while you sip on some great local coffee from Java Java. Cars and Coffee will take place from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and is the perfect way to start your Saturday morning.

Anytime Activities at Freshfields

This open-air pedestrian village offers plentiful green space, charming architecture, and an upbeat atmosphere. With more than 30 shops and an abundance of dining options, there's no shortage of fun things to do at Freshfields even if there isn't an event on the calendar!

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Wine Tasting at FortyEight 

Come relax and unwind with a wine tasting at FortyEight Wine Bar & Kitchen. Aptly named for their selection of forty-eight wines, you can lead your very own wine tasting with a WineStation card. With three pour-size options, trying new and exciting wines has never been more convenient! You won’t want to miss out on this unique tasting room.

Don’t forget to grab a bite as well! Whether you’re in the mood for charcuterie or something heavier, like their famous crab cake sandwich, FortyEight will serve you the best accompaniments to their fine selection of wines.

Take a #Selfie

Head over to Village Green and snap a photo (or ten!) at this charming outdoor venue. Popular photo spots include the famous Green Grass furniture, the lakeside dock, and the courtyard fountain near Hege's

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Create a Custom Candle

With an appointment at Palmetto Scent Studio's Fragrance Bar, you can create your very own custom-scented candle. Enjoy selecting your favorite combination of scents from the expansive fragrance wall, design your candle label, and mix your selected oils. Not a fan of candles? No problem! Ask about other options, like body and home fragrance products. 

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Shop

Who doesn’t love to end a busy and fun-filled day of vacation with a delicious ice cream cone? Choose from a variety of flavors Ben and Jerry’s has to offer and you won’t be disappointed! Escape the heat and dine inside or grab your treat to-go and enjoy the many shops, greens, and the many events Freshfields Village has to offer.

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