December events on Kiawah are a festive way to end the year. Kiawah Island Resort hosts several holiday-inspired events. Decorate cookies, make ornaments, or craft shark teeth into jewelry.

The weather can be quite mild and offer days for golfing, tennis, and even fishing. For some holiday inspiration see our holiday events on Kiawah blog.

What is the weather like in Kiawah during December?

December weather on Kiawah Island can vary. The average high temperature in Kiawah in December is 63 degrees. Some days may climb up to 70 degrees.

Conversely, it may be 50 degrees and perfect for fireside cuddling. The average low temperature in December on Kiawah is 46 degrees.

Can't Miss Kiawah Island Events in December

Christmas on Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island Golf Resort 1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC

Christmas on Kiawah Island is a family tradition for many. The Kiawah Island Resort offers scrumptious dining options with many festive favorites. Count on annual holiday themed events and activities


What is there to do on Kiawah Island in December?

  • Christmas on Kiawah

Kiawah Island transforms for the holidays in December. Kiawah Island Resort's Sanctuary Hotel's main lobby features a towering Christmas tree twinkling with hundreds of lights.  Red bows adorn the sweeping stairway that leads upstairs to the hotel's second floor. The Ocean Room restaurant celebrates the holidays in grand style with special menus and their AAA 4-diamond service.

  • Crabbing on Kiawah

December is the end of crabbing season with the heaviest crabs available for harvest before the water temperatures dip below 50 degrees. Crabbing docks across the island are a perfect place to cast those chicken necks for a tasty Lowcountry Boil feast.

  • Kiawah Island Marathon

The Kiawah Island Marathon celebrates its 45th year in 2023. This renowned event clocks in at 26.2 miles from Kiawah Island through the roundabout and back to the island's West Beach Center. Few marathons offer a more beautiful setting for a race. A half-marathon course offers a great challenge for those working up to the full course length.