When you’re on vacation, food isn’t just a necessity. It’s part of the experience! If you fancy yourself a foodie, there’s no better event to attend than Taste of Bluffton! This week-long experience gives visitors the chance to treat their taste buds to a variety of top-notch Lowcountry fare prepared by skilled local chefs. Be sure to access our complimentary Bluffton Vacation Guide for the inside scoop on planning your April stay.
Everything You Need to Know About Taste of Bluffton
“A Southern Celebration of Food”
Every April, Bluffton’s talented chefs take to the streets and show off their culinary prowess. Taste of Bluffton has been a springtime staple in The Lowcountry since 2012! Typically held during the second week of April, the festival features a variety of engaging events for every taste. Whether you’d rather sip a local craft beer under the stars or snack on samples as you wander Calhoun Street, TOB features an event that’s perfect for you (and your palate)!
2019 Event Highlights
Taste of Hampton Lake
April 7 | 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
This is the festival’s signature annual event! Well-known local chefs come together in Hampton Lake, one of Bluffton’s most beloved communities, and prepare their best dishes in beautiful model homes. You’ll have a blast traveling from house to house enjoying some of The Lowcountry’s best food and drink! This event benefits two local charities.
Bluffton Restaurant Week
The newest addition to the festival is Bluffton Restaurant Week. For this segment of the event, expect special menus at six to eight local restaurants. Each will offer three fine-dining courses for just $40! Be sure to check the Taste of Bluffton website for more updates and announcements.
April 13 10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Perhaps the most iconic part of this celebration is the Street Festival, a gathering of over 20,000 attendees in Old Town Bluffton! Purchase an admission ticket for just $10 and enjoy a day of live music, food samples, chef demonstrations, and more! Each ticket comes with a complimentary beverage.
After treating your taste buds at some of these culinary events, come back to comfort and luxury at Old Town Bluffton Inn. You can even walk back to your room from the Street Festival! Our brand new, elegant inn is located in the heart of Bluffton’s Old Town Historic District, where you’ll find so many of Bluffton’s best restaurants. We offer a luxurious and unique stay unlike any other! Step inside and feel your worries slip away. Your guest room at Old Town Bluffton Inn features hand-picked decor, premium amenities, and special touches like open-air balconies and ultra-chic interiors. If you’re looking to treat yourself to something truly special, look no further!