Posted on 10/17/2022 by Island Time Hilton Head

Celebrating A Special Event on Hilton Head Island

Is there a birthday, engagement, anniversary or some other special event coming up? Why not celebrate while vacationing on Hilton Head Island! From food to flowers to photos, Hilton Head Island can provide everything you need to celebrate that special event all in the comfort of your vacation home rental.

Let these Hilton Head businesses help take the stress off your special gathering and take care of things for you for that special day.


Flowers by Sue has been serving Hilton Head Island for over 25 years. Voted Hilton Head's "Favorite Florist" by the readers of the local newspaper and magazine for the last 20 years, their staff of experienced designers can assist you with your order, whether it's flowers for a friend or loved one, or for your wedding or special occasion. They have hand-selected the arrangements shown on their website, but they will also create something beautiful and specially designed for you. All you need to do is tell them the occasion, favorite colors or flowers and let their creative and talented designers do the rest.


Gourmet Food and Private Chef
Chef Lynn Michelle, The East Coast Chef®, is your answer to having a one-of-a-kind culinary experience. Chef Lynn Michelle creates a truly unique in-home dining experience by taking care of everything from menu planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation with the highest quality ingredients, professional service, and full clean-up. Personalized consultations are available in person to your location, video conferencing, or phone.

Chef Lynn has nurtured her love of cooking through formal training in Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales, working as a private chef in Belgium to being Executive Chef at two Bed & Breakfasts in Beaufort County. She has a strong belief in good food that brings people together and prides herself on working closely with each client to ensure that together you can plan your perfect meals. Sample menus are available on her website or talk to her about an idea of your own you may have and then let her professional chef services take it from there to create a truly extraordinary culinary experience on your special occasion.

Live Paella Cooking Show
If you’re looking for something different, how about a live paella cooking show? Consider Buku Food for your next celebratory gathering. Everything is cooked in front of you and can give your party a nice twist with this experience full of flavor aromas and colors. Paella is a Spanish dish made with rice cooked on a shallow pan and you can pick between valenciana, seafood, or mixed. You can see their videos on their Facebook page, Bukurufood, and almost smell the deliciousness! They can be reached through messenger, or phone at (786) 806-9281 and email


Pastries and Breads
When it comes to desserts, why not go French? Hilton Head Social Bakery offers a French touch to their desserts featuring authentic french baked goods and a wonderful selection of pastries, like brioche, warm flaky croissants, cookies, and bread. They also offer custom cakes for any occasion including wedding cakes.

The bakery is locally owned by award-winning chef Philippe Feret and wife Marissa Feret. Born in France and working at his father’s Paris bakery since the age of 5, Chef Feret went on to become executive chef of Windows on the World, Tavern on the Green, and The Regency Hotel among others and has continued his passion of creating delectable cakes and desserts with Hilton Head Social Bakery. All of their bakery items are all-natural and made daily from scratch. Originally located in Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head Social Bakery now has a second location near the Sea Pines Circle located at 1018 William Hilton Parkway.


Kellie McCann has an eye for magical moments, ideal lighting and technical perfection. She is more than a photographer—she’s a portrait artist has dedicated her life to photography for over 20 years. She believes that “everyone can take a picture but not everyone can capture a moment”. Whether you just want a family photo in a beautiful Hilton Head Island beach setting or want a photographer to capture the moments of a celebration, Kellie’s experience and a keen eye for detail and light, will create portraits with the emphasis on you and your family. She will make sure that the entire experience of having your portraits created is a fun and enjoyable one and will help you feel relaxed.

Kellie has been awarded the 2019 Hilton Head’s Favorite Family Photographer and 2017 and 2018 Bluffton’s Favorite Business/Headshot Photographer


A Gift of Indulgence—Spa Gift
Not sure what to gift someone for that special occasion? Or maybe you want to give yourself a little something! Spoil yourself or someone you know who is celebrating a life event with a spa gift of pampering and indulgence at Hilton Head Island’s award-winning FACES DaySpa. FACES has been an Island favorite since 1983 and is conveniently located on William Hilton Parkway, the island’s main thoroughfare.

FACES DaySpa won Best Day Spa, Best Massage, and Best Manicure/Pedicure in the Island Packet Reader’s Choice awards for twelve years in a row and was voted “Favorite Island Spa” by the readers of Monthly magazine. FACES has six spa treatment rooms, a wet room with hydrotherapy tub, a steam room and locker room with sauna, a serene Relaxation Lounge, and a chemical-free nail studio. They offer a full range of day spa services and packages for individuals or groups.

All of the businesses can be reached through their websites with the links provided or Facebook. Some request phone calls in order to best serve you and what you are looking for. And be sure to let the team at Island Time HHI know if you will be celebrating!

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