An Amazing Show Awaits at the May River Theatre!

When people think of the South Carolina Lowcountry, they often envision gorgeous marsh skylines, tasty seafood, and a relaxed vibe found nowhere else. Did you know that our region also boasts a rich arts scene? Catching a show at the May River Theatre in Bluffton is one of the best ways to experience it! Below, we’ve listed everything you need to know about this local entertainment spot. For more of our favorite things to do in the area, be sure to access our complimentary Vacation Guide!

All You Need to Know About the May River Theatre


At the May River Theatre, you’ll discover a variety of productions perfect for all ages. Whether you’re a local or from out of town, there’s an excellent show in the works that’s perfectly suited to your tastes. This company offers around five shows per year—at least one per season. In past seasons, shows like The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, The Odd Couple, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame took the stage. We recommend checking the May River Theatre website for full schedules and to reserve your seat in an upcoming production!

Where to Find It

This classic Lowcountry icon can be found at 20 Bridge Street in Old Town Bluffton, just a short walk away from the shops, galleries, and restaurants of The Promenade.

Other Attractions Within Walking Distance

Our idea of a perfect afternoon includes a show at the theater followed by a casual dinner at a beloved nearby restaurant like Local Pie, one of the best places to grab pizza in Bluffton. After dinner, you’ll be perfectly poised for a leisurely stroll past Old Town’s best boutiques like The Store or Eggs ‘N Tricities. Finally, end your evening by witnessing one of Bluffton’s famous sunsets over the May River (at the public dock on Calhoun Street)!

Stay Right Around the Corner at Old Town Bluffton Inn!Accommodation at Old Town Bluffton Inn, near the MayFest in Bluffton and May River Theatre

The best part about staying in Old Town Bluffton is that everything is within walking distance. That includes your lodging! Our brand new family-owned inn features everything you’re looking for during your trip to the Lowcountry. You’ll fall in love with the comfort and luxury that surrounds as you step into our French Eclectic foyer. Each guest room is named after an influential Bluffton figure and boasts plush beds and premium amenities. Nothing’s finer than waking up, stepping out onto your open-air balcony, and enjoying the sights of Old Town Bluffton!

A show at the May River Theatre is calling your name. Explore our style today and be sure to enter to win a 2-night stay with us! We can’t wait to welcome you.