Must-Do Freshfields’ Favs This Season

1 August 2022

With the fall quickly approaching, it’s time to make the most of the long summer days and warm nights! We’ve rounded up a complete list of some of our Freshfield’s Favs so you can spend less time planning and more time enjoying the last of the summer.

Whether you’re a local looking for a fun day out or a visitor coming to explore the island, this summer checklist is guaranteed to allow you to squeeze every last bit of fun out of the summer. Be sure to also check out our full calendar of events!

  1. Book an end-of-summer stay at the Andell Inn and unwind before the fall season begins!
  2. Take in the beauty of Kiawah Island by bike, kayak or paddleboard (rentals available from SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters) – maybe you’ll get lucky and get a glimpse of our local wildlife.
  3. Refresh your skincare and make-up routine with a stop at Bluemercury.
  4. Cool off from the late summer heat with a cold scoop of ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s (don’t forget to try their delicious waffle cones).
  5. Shop the latest looks for Back to School at Faherty, Johnny Was, Luminary, Showroom, and more!
  6. Don’t forget the most important meal of the day (breakfast!) from Java Java, while visiting our monthly Cars & Coffee event on Saturday, August 20, from 9:00 -11:00 am!
  7. Pick up a new bathing suit to enjoy the last summer month in Las Olas–both women’s and men’s available!
  8. Stroll into Kiawah Nail Studio and select your perfect summer color!
  9. Shop stunning summer accessories to dazzle in at Spartina 449!
  10. Head to the Village each Monday this August to experience the best local farmers at the last of our summer Farmers Markets!
  11. Stop by The Beaufort Bonnet Company for all the cutest and trendiest baby and child apparel.
  12. Sip your way through a fun and fascinating spirit tasting at Kiawah Spirits every Saturday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm.
  13. Find the perfect summer scent to fill your home with this season at Palmetto Scent Studio.
  14. Dance the night away at our weekly Music on the Green every Friday, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm!
  15. Catch a summer sunset on our lakeside deck.

Enjoy the last big of summer at Freshfields Village. Don’t forget to share your fun by tagging us on social media!

Close Out the Summer Season with Delicious Freshfields Village Eats

1 August 2022

There’s no better way to close out the summer season than enjoying some delicious meals at Freshfields Village. This summer, we welcomed some new additions at The Village, and we can’t wait for you to try them all. Keep reading for a complete list of our old and new foodie favorites!

We can’t wait for you to join us as we close the summer season! Be sure to also check out our full calendar of events for our remaining summer events happening this month.

Café Eugenia

A café and gourmet market named after Kiawah Island’s historic avenue uses locally sourced ingredients to offer an ever-changing assortment of salads, sandwiches, cheese and charcuterie boards, takeaway meals, drinks and more. This is the perfect spot for a light and fresh summer lunch! Learn more!

Cantina 76

Nothing says summer like tacos and tequila! Cantina 76 specializes in creative, award-winning à la carte tacos and signature margaritas in a casual, high-energy atmosphere. Guest-favorite items include the self-titled Cantina Margarita and the Peruvian shrimp taco. Talk about yum! Learn more!

FortyEight – Wine Bar and Kitchen

It’s wine o’clock somewhere! FortyEight – Wine Bar & Kitchen features 48 exceptional wines by the glass every day, 840 hand selected wines by the bottle every day, 48 local and regional craft beers, a full cocktail bar, and delicious menu. There’s something for everyone! Learn more!

Fuji Sushi Bar & Grill

You can never get enough sushi! Fuji Sushi Bar & Grill offers authentic Japanese cuisine, signature sushi rolls, traditional hibachi entrees and creative Asian fusion dishes. The full bar offers an extensive selection of wine, beer, sake and house-made cocktails. They also offer weekly specials and a DAILY happy hour! Learn more!

Hege’s

For our Parisian lovers, Hege’s is a must! Offering classic French cuisine in a casual, inviting atmosphere, Hege’s menu features fresh, seasonal products prepared in light, natural sauces. You’re sure to feel like you’ve been transported to Paris! Learn more!

King Street Grille

Great Food. Great Beer. Great Atmosphere. Do we need to say more? Far from the usual sports bar, King Street Grille offers a diverse menu and wide beer selection, with TVs everywhere. Talk about a win-win! Learn more!

La Tela Pizzeria

That’s Amore! La Tela Pizzeria is a locally owned and operated Neapolitan-style pizzeria with a casual and family-friendly atmosphere. The open kitchen features a wood-fired oven and a pasta machine from Italy. All pasta, pizza dough, bread and mozzarella are made in-house. This is a MUST try! Learn more!

The Co-Op

An experience. A lifestyle. The Co-Op is a grab-and-go beach bodega serving breakfast, gourmet sandwiches, coffee, and of course, the famous house-made frosé. You certainly won’t be left disappointed! Learn more!

Enjoy the last of summer with these delicious Freshfields Village eats! Don’t forget to share your fun by tagging us on social media!

Make the Most out of Summer With Freshfields Village Events

5 July 2022

Freshfields Village is so excited to welcome another summer season full of exciting events! We are bringing back our weekly series: beloved music performances and a farmers market all July and August. Keep reading for a complete list of ways to enjoy the long summer days and warm summer nights!

We can’t wait for you to join us all summer long! Check out our full calendar of events for any new updates.

Music on the Green

Back by popular demand! Happening every Friday in July and August from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. The free, family-friendly concerts feature regional bands, including Carolina Beach music, Motown, Top 40, Country, and more! Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Click here for a full list of bands for the 2022 season. See why this event is the locals’ favorite!

Freshfields Village Farmers Market

Stock up on the freshest produce this summer at our Farmers Market. Happening every Monday in July and August from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. Pick from organic produce, local food products, and Lowcountry crafts all summer long. Find a full list of vendors for the 2022 season here. Enjoy a day at The Village and help us support our local vendors!

Cars & Coffee

Get your cars and coffee fix this summer at our monthly Cars & Coffee event! Taking place on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Arrive in your favorite ride or stop by the Village Green to browse unique, antique, and other cool cars at our monthly Cars & Coffee! Coffee and breakfast will be available for purchase at Java Java. Learn more about this exciting event here and vroom vroom down to The Village this month!

Spirit Tasting

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere! Head to Kiawah Spirits to enjoy their Spirit Tasting every Saturday from 3:00 – 7:00 pm.  Enjoy sampling up to four different spirits hand-selected by the experts at Kiawah Spirits. Each guest must be 21 or older to participate. Learn more here, and be sure to sip your way through this exciting event this season!

You’ll be sure to have a blast all summer long with these Freshfields Village events. Don’t forget to share your fun by tagging us on social media!

Freshfields Village Summer Trend Guide

29 June 2022

The summer season is finally here, and we couldn’t be more excited! To ensure your summer wardrobe is up-to-date, we have made a list of the five latest and greatest trends to get your closet summer ready. All you have to do is head to the Village this month with friends or family and get shopping!

We can’t wait to welcome you this month!

The Trend: Colorful Earrings

Add a dose of color to your day-to-day with bright and bold earrings! This season is all about maximizing that pop of color so just remember, the brighter, the better. Head over to Vineyard Vines to shop for the latest summer earrings!


The Trend: Practical Beach Bags

It’s all fun in the sun until you come home with a bag of sand! This season, durable, washable, practical beach bags are all the rave. Not only are these bags stylish, but they are also functional for a full day on the boat or the beach. Shop these bags and more at Southern Tide.

The Trend: Hats, Hats…and more Hats!

You can never have too many hats, right? This summer is all about the straw hat. Designed to keep you looking your best while keeping you cool all season long! Shop straw hats at Showroom Kiawah.

The Trend: Statement Sunglasses

From oval to square and colored to mirrored, statement sunglasses are in for the season! With such an easy and practical way to spruce up any summer outfit, we can definitely get on board with this trend. Shop the latest styles of sunglasses at Faherty.

The Trend: Ruffles

Ruffles are dominating the scene this season! Whether a ruffle dress, shirt, or top, you certainly can’t go wrong with ruffles in the summer of 2022. So head to Holly & Brooks to enhance your wardrobe with some incredible pieces!

There’s no shortage of places to shop for your summer trend-inspired wardrobe here in the Village. Don’t forget to share your fun by tagging us on social media!