Local Events

Celebrate Travel + Leisure’s ‘No. 1 Island’ at End of Summer Beach Bash’

The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce will host an “End of Summer Beach Bash” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Sonesta Resort on Hilton Head Island to celebrate Travel + Leisure magazine naming Hilton Head the No. 1 island in the continental United States and No. 8 in the world.

The event will include live entertainment and hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine.

The chamber is also having a social media photo contest in preparation of the event. Participants should post pictures of local spots on the island, write why Hilton Head Island is No. 1 and use the hashtag #HHILoveMyIsland. Photos must be posted by Aug. 22, and voting on the top photos will take place during the Beach Bash. The winner will receive a $75 gift card to SERG Restaurants.

Tickets for the event are $10 for chamber members, and $20 for nonmembers.