autumn on kiawah island

Autumn on Kiawah Island

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Fall is in the air! And while every season on Kiawah Island is simply stunning, autumn is one of the best times to experience beaches, events, wildlife, and outdoor activities amid some of the most pleasant Island weather all year.

How are you falling for fall on Kiawah? Check out a few of our ideas below…

Your Guide to Autumn on Kiawah Island

Jazz Up Your Weekend

Grammy award winner Earl Klugh’s Weekend of Jazz takes place November 9-11. Jazz and music enthusiasts will love seeing incredible performers like Vanessa Williams and Herb Alpert take the stage while enjoying luxury wines, cuisine, fitness, and wellness experiences.

Make A Run For It

Enjoy two races that are perfect for the whole family! Join the fun at the 40th Annual Kiawah Island Marathon on Saturday, December 9, and for a creative twist on a classic pastime, try the Glow in the Dark Color Run on Friday, December 8.

Work On Your Serve

Women’s Tennis Weekend will take place November 2-5. Kiawah Island Golf Resort will serve up a weekend package including seven hours of premier instruction and drills paired with regional cuisine and oceanfront hotel luxury. Tennis instruction will focus on doubles and round robin doubles play.

Give Thanks

There are so many options to skip the cooking and simply enjoy friends and family this Thanksgiving on Kiawah Island. On Wednesday, November 22, join us for a bonfire and s’mores at Night Heron Park to whet your appetite for the big day! On Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day), join us for the Turkey Trot and Yoga on the Beach. After you’ve burned some calories, it’ll be time to refuel with a meal at The Ocean Room, The Atlantic Room, The Lobby Lounge, Jasmine Porch, or the annual Thanksgiving Feast at The Sanctuary! The Town Center Market will stay open until 3 p.m. so you can stock up on any grocery essentials.

Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, November brings the unofficial start of the holidays! Enjoy the season with special programming like a holiday ornament workshop and The Sanctuary’s Christmas tree lighting on Friday, November 24. And cookie decorating [classes? Where?] every Saturday from November 25 to December 16 is sure to keep things sweet throughout the holidays.

This November and December, pair luxury living with gorgeous temperatures — autumn is truly a magical time on Kiawah Island. There are many wonderful fall events in Charleston too! Come down and enjoy it to the full.