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Sat, Jan 01


Lighthouse Area

The Pelican Plunge

Register at Noon and Event at 1pm

Register at Hunting Island State Park Lighthouse beginning at 11:30, Plunge at 1 PM.
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The Pelican Plunge
The Pelican Plunge

Time & Location

Jan 01, 2022, 1:00 PM

Lighthouse Area, Hunting Island State Park, South Carolina 29920, USA


About the event

Join friends and neighbors as we plunge into the refreshing waters of the Atlantic on New Year’s Day. Enjoy hot beverages, snacks, and our fun costume parade—more outrageous every year.

  • Registration is at 11:30–12 Noon, Plunge at 1 PM
  • Register online and receive your ticket via email
  • Each registrant receives an “I Took the Plunge” sticker and two coupons worth $1 each to purchase refreshments— sweet snack, hot cocoa, and coffee
  • Souvenir Pelican Plunge T-shirts will be on sale at the gift shop
  • Park entry fee is not included in the registration fee, however, January 1, 2022, is the last day to use your 2021 Friends of Hunting Island decal for park entry
  • Purchase your 2022 membership and decal at the Pelican Plunge

The Pelican Plunge is one of our favorite annual events. Proceeds benefit Friends Hunting Island in our work to support the park environmental efforts.  Ask us about our sea turtle conservation project, which protects the sea turtles who nest on Hunting Island each year.


  • Adult

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  • Child

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  • Tax-deductible Donation

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