February is a popular month for locals and winter monthly guests visiting Kiawah Island. Island visitors flock to the Holy City in mid-February for the famous Southeastern Wildlife Expo. Downtown Charleston is just a 45-minute drive from Kiawah Island!

Musical events heat things up on Kiawah in February and dining is a favorite activity among Kiawah Island residents. Restaurants are trying new menus and gearing up for the busy summer beach season. Here are some events in February on Kiawah Island you won't want to miss.

What is the weather like in Kiawah during February?

The average temperature on Kiawah in February is 62 degrees with lows hovering around 50 degrees.  Some days climb into the 70s making Kiawah Island a welcome getaway from the frigid weather in the Northeast US.

Can't Miss Kiawah Island Events in February

Things to do on Kiawah in February

  • Explore Kiawah's Tidal Creeks

Kayak on Kiawah Island. The island is surrounded by water. The Atlantic Ocean borders the south side with 10 miles of expansive beach. Tidal creeks meander throughout the island connecting to the Kiawah River and the ocean. Kayaking offers a unique visual perspective of the lowcountry.

You do not need to own a kayak. Kiawah Island Resort offers Kayak Adventures that launch from Mingo Point. Kiawah Island Club members enjoy excursions and equipment from the Cassique Boathouse and Kayak Dock.

  • Dine at Kiawah Island in February

There is no need to leave the island for a variety of dining options.  The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah offers 4-star dining and service in the Ocean Room steak house and lounge.  For a casual lunch with friends, The Ryder Cup Bar at the Ocean Course features delicious pub fare and stunning ocean and golf views from the circular dining room.

Just off the island at Freshfields Village, there are several full-service restaurants and takeaway options. Try the Meditteranean-inspired Cafe Eugenia for creative, culinary creations.

  • Attend a concert on Kiawah in February

The Town of Kiawah sponsors live, musical performances, and cultural events. The Sandcastle Property Owners Clubhouse hosts a monthly art film series. The West Beach Conference center is the location for featured performances by jazz artists and touring musicians.