Memorial Day Weekend - 3 Days of Live Music Salute

Join us this Memorial Day weekend in honor of our brave, fallen heroes! Enjoy 3 days of live music and fun starting this Saturday! It’s also time to “unofficially” kick off the start of summer on Daufuskie Island. If you are looking for some fun in the Carolina sun, make plans to join us at The Old Daufuskie Crab Company for a weekend long Memorial Day celebration you won’t soon forget!  Read More

Our New Dr. Marlena Smalls Daufuskie Tour

We are pleased to announce another exciting tour in our lineup of historic and meaningful Daufuskie activities. This special Daufuskie tour features World renown singer, educator, and actress Dr. Marlena Smalls. Adult admission is $75 and includes: round-trip Official Ferry service to Daufuskie, Guided Bus Tour, and Admission to The Bloody Point Lighthouse.   Read More

Unique Names Day - Where Daufuskie Got Its Name

March 7th (say some) is Unique Names Day! Do you know where Daufuskie got its name from? Do you have a unique name? Or maybe one of your friends or family members does? Today, take a moment to appreciate one-of-a-kind names like DAU-FAU-SKI!   Read More

What in the World is a Scuppernong?

Think of the scuppernong as the South’s super grape; and we grow it right here on Daufuskie Island. The good news is that these resilient grapes are as tasty as they are good for you! It outlasts scorching temperatures that would shrivel the pinot, chardonnay, or gamay (and provides forty times more antioxidants). Its unusually thick skin keeps the bugs at bay. And it makes the perfect wine!   Read More

Ideal Lowcountry Backdrop for a Wedding or Event

Are you planning a special event and looking for a fun and unique place for your celebration? Do you want something different and fun and something folks will be talking about for years to come? Consider The Bloody Point Lighthouse for a coastal affair with a sultry Lowcountry ambience your guests will not soon forget!  Read More

Make a Traditional Southern New Year's Day Dinner

According to popular folklore, there are certain dishes a good Southerner should eat on New Year's Day. These yummy dishes are designed to bring good luck throughout the year and are so delicious, we think you just might want to give them a try!  Read More

Southern Recipe: Fried Green Tomatoes

If you haven’t had Southern cooking, you’re missing out! If you haven’t had Fried Green Tomatoes, you simply haven’t lived! No worries though, you can get your fill of this Southern delicacy right here on Daufuskie Island at the Old Daufuskie Crab Company.   Read More

The Perfect Holiday Gifts from Daufuskie Island

We welcome our Daufuskie Island visitors to step inside of our unique gift shop located inside this beautiful, historic old lighthouse building and take a step back to a simpler time. There are plenty of memories to be made here and amazing collectables to take home. We are proud to offer a variety of items that are perfect for commemorating your time spent on Daufuskie Island or to gift to someone who loves Daufuskie and its history. We are certain you will find something that will remind you of our special Island.  Read More

Have a Lowcountry Thanksgiving with a Delicious Pecan Pie

Sweet, simple and overflowing with pecans, this scrumptious desert is a Southern staple during the holidays. Here’s an easy and delicious pecan pie recipe you can make in no time that they will be sure to gobble up! Make this pie and remind your family of their favorite time spent in the Hilton Head and Daufuskie Island area and all the delicious Southern cuisine they enjoyed!  Read More

History Lesson: Southern Live Oak Trees

Southern live oaks are majestic trees that are emblems of the South. When given enough room to grow, their sweeping limbs plunge toward the ground before shooting upward, creating an impressive array of branches. Crowns of the largest southern live oaks reach diameters of 150 feet—nearly large enough to encompass half of a football field! On average, though, the crown spread is 80 feet and the height is 50 feet.  Read More