All-Inclusive Holiday Gatherings

Celebrate the season with a festive party in this stunning Lowcountry setting!

We welcome you to Hewitt Oaks this holiday season for your private event planned with ease. Enjoy the cozy warmth by the fire, sip on festive beverages, and savor this beautiful Lowcountry setting in the heart of Bluffton.

Gather for a festive party under the stars in Riders Courtyard, or treat your team to a decadent feast in Gracie Ballroom to show your heartfelt appreciation for this year. Either way, our Holiday Gathering Packages give you a fabulous event without any of the work!

Experience the magic of an all-inclusive event

We believe in celebrating life with good company and mouthwatering food, all in a stunning setting, created just for you and your guests. Our personalized service and exceptional attention to detail means all your event needs will be covered, with indulgent menus, elegant design, and a delightful experience for all!

Planning, catering, and design are provided by our experienced in-house team. Because these services are provided in-house, you get a better value and so much less stress! Holiday Gatherings at Hewitt Oaks include:

  • Catering & beverage service
  • Florals & decor
  • Furniture, linens, china, utensils, & glassware
  • Design & styling

Holiday Gatherings

Be merry, sweet friends! Relax knowing your event is in the hands of the best!
We’ve designed each Holiday Gathering Package with careful consideration to provide you with a carefree planning experience while still having select choices to personalize your celebration.

These special packages are available for events happening
November 15 to December 22.

Holiday Gatherings may be scheduled on Tuesday-Saturday within the timeframes specified for each menu and day. As these are specialized discounted packages for our community’s holiday celebrations, we’re not able to offer substitutions.

Cuisine & Bar

Our Chefs combine a balance of flavors, styles and textures into whimsical menus that are sure to satisfy every palate this holiday season. We source locally whenever possible, and promise to use the finest ingredients. All of your menu selections will be prepared on-site to ensure your food is served fresh and delicious. All Holiday Gathering Packages include non-alcoholic beverage service of Poinsettia Punch, Iced Tea & water. Bar service is available.

Design & Decor

Our Designers will arrange your tables and food displays with elegant holiday style. Each Holiday Gathering Package includes:
Venue fee (a value of $1200-$6000) with set-up and clean-up handled by our team so you don’t have to lift a finger!
Food service and guest tables set up indoors
Tables, chairs, linens, china, table settings, and glassware
Tealight candles with evergreens for a festive centerpiece
Use of Wi-Fi internet and one bluetooth speaker with wireless, hand-held microphone

Holiday Gathering Details

Event Scheduling

These special packages are available for events happening November 15 to December 22. Holiday Gatherings may be scheduled on Tuesday-Saturday within the timeframes specified for each menu and day. As these are specialized discounted packages for our community’s holiday celebrations, we’re not able to offer substitutions. If you desire to schedule an event at a different time, we’ll be glad to provide you with a customized proposal. All events have a 30 person minimum, with a 75 person minimum for plated dinners.

Event Staffing

Event staff are included in the package pricing with the exception of Bartenders and Chef Stations. These have an additional fee of $95 per attendant and will be determined based on your selections.

Dietary Accommodations

We will make every effort to provide vegetarian, vegan, or gluten free accommodations with the selected menu items whenever possible, provided we have advance notice.

Payment Terms

22% service and 8% tax will be added to all prices. A deposit of 25% is required to reserve your date. Your final guest count is due 5 days prior to your event and must meet your required minimum. Payment is due in full at this time.
Health & Safety
We are following COVID-19 guidelines, such as wearing masks while serving and spacing tables apart.
Let’s get started!
Browse our menu options of hors d’oeuvres, buffets, and plated dinners. You may also select from our À La Carte Menu for a festive bar or cocktail hour!

Holiday Gathering Packages

These special packages are available for mid-week events happening November 15 to December 22.

A Very Merry Hors d’Oeuvres Party

Includes 2 hours of event time, available Tuesday-Thursday. 30 guest minimum. 22% service and 8% tax will be added to all prices.
Huling Hall

30-49 guests, $60 per person
50-74 guests, $55 per person

Gracie Ballroom

75+ guests, $50 per person

Roasted Artichoke Dip
with SG house-made chips
Winter Roasted Vegetable Display
with pumpkin hummus
Lavish Fruit & Cheese Display
with gourmet crackers
Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice Desserts
A grand assortment of our special holiday-inspired favorite sweets

Savory Station

Choose one from the list below:
Mash & Dash Potato Station
whipped potatoes with all the works to top it off!
Southern Shrimp Sushi Edible Martini
A definite hit, this fully cooked, award winner is made with Southern Shrimp Salad rolled with Smoked Gouda Grits, then coated with Panko & Coconut and fried. Served with Soy Soba Noodles topped with a Soy Reduction & Wasabi Aioli in our ultra hip cosmo glasses
Raclette Station
Soft, gooey raclette cheese scraped onto a bed of selected ingredients, offered with: shaved prosciutto, sliced capicola, crispy pork belly, oven roasted fingerling potato, roasted brussels sprout & cauliflower, greek olive assortment, cornichon, oven roasted tomato, & french baguette
Caprese salad wands on a small tray with greenery garnish

Hors d’Oeuvres Station

Choose five from the list below:
Carmelized Apple Beef Crostini
tender beef atop toasted baguette with apple butter & balsamic reduction
Chicken Cordon Bleu Satay
parmesan dusted chicken wrapped with prosciutto, pan-seared presented with our cherry dijon sauce
Lowcountry Crab Cakes
with Creole Remoulade
Pancetta Asparagus Spring Rolls
paired with a white truffle balsamic drizzle
Hazelnut Encrusted Scallops
topped with a pear purée for a Lowcountry holiday splurge
Sweet Potato Madeleines
a seasonal favorite with sweet potatoes, topped with crème fraîche and Osetra caviar
Peppermint Infused Sirloin on Sugar Cane
sirloin steak topped with horseradish mustard sauce
Hazelnut Encrusted Scallops
topped with a pear purée for a Lowcountry holiday splurge
Bourbon Braised Pork Tenderloin Biscuit
featuring flavorful tenderly sliced pork atop our Sweet Potato Biscuit with Bourbon BBQ
Shrimp & Grits Satay
because Santa won’t come to the Lowcountry without shrimp & grits!
Smoked Salmon Lollipops
lemon zest, herbs & cream cheese wrapped in smoked salmon
Add to the deliciousness!
Add a Savory Station for +$12pp
Each additional Hors d’Oeuvres +$4.50pp
Is this the perfect menu for your holiday party?

Holiday Lunch Buffet

Includes 2 hours of event time with a start time between 11am-1pm. Available Tuesday-Saturday. 30 guest minimum. 22% service and 8% tax will be added to all prices.
Huling Hall

30-49 guests, $40 per person
50-60 guests, $35 per person

Gracie Ballroom

60+ guests, $35 per person

Green Leaf Café Salad
mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, cheddar cheese & croutons served with both Buttermilk Peppercorn or Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Entrées

Choose two from the list below:
Apple Almond Chicken
with a sensational pear & cranberry chutney
Apricot Brandy Glazed Spiral Ham
oven roasted spiral cut ham generously glazed with our own apricot brandy and grain mustard glaze
Herb Roasted Turkey
whole roasted turkey and turkey breast infused with fresh herbs

Sides

Choose three from the list below:
Traditional Whipped Potatoes
Green Beans Almandine
Sweet Potato Gratin
Southern Corn Pudding
Tillamook Cheddar Broccoli Casserole Roasted Winter Vegetables
Southern Style Cornbread Dressing
Festive Holiday Desserts
An enormous array of gourmet bite- sized cookies, bars & truffles. Sweet Potato muffins with whipped maple butter.
Is this the perfect menu for your holiday party?

Holiday Dinner Buffet Feast

2 or 2.5 hours of event time depending on location (see below). Event start time between 5-7pm. Available Tuesday-Saturday. 30 guest minimum. 22% service and 8% tax will be added to all prices.
Huling Hall

2 hour event time
30-49 guests, $75pp
50-60 guests, $70pp

Gracie Ballroom

2.5 hour event time
60-74 guests, $70pp
75+ guests, $65pp

Holiday Cheer Salad
mixed baby greens tossed with a spicy pecan vinaigrette and topped with red delicious apples, blue cheese, & spiced pecans

Entrées

Choose two from the list below:
Ten Spice Roasted Pork Loin
served with a warm cranberry apple chutney
Herb & Pecan Encrusted Chicken
served with a rosemary cream sauce
Merlot Braised Short Ribs

infused with herbs and offered with Merlot Wine Reduction
Upgrade to Merlot Roasted Prime Rib
+$10pp

Sides

Choose three from the list below:
Smoked Gouda Macaroni & Cheese
Yukon Gold Whipped Potatoes
Roasted Winter Vegetables

Butternut Squash and Dried Cherry
Risotto Southern Corn Pudding

Bacon Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Classic Broccoli Casserole
Festive Holiday Desserts

An enormous array of gourmet bite- sized cookies, bars & truffles. Yeast Rolls with whipped butter.

Is this the perfect menu for your holiday party?

The Most Delightful Served Dinner

Includes 3 hours of event time in Gracie Ballroom. 75 guest minimum. Available Tuesday-Saturday. Pricing depends on menu selection. 22% service and 8% tax will be added to all prices.

Radiate

$65 per person
Holiday Cheer Salad
mixed baby greens tossed with a spicy pecan vinaigrette and topped with red delicious apples, blue cheese, & spiced pecans
Cranberry & Brie Stuffed Chicken Breast
this chicken breast is stuffed with brie & cranberries, then roasted to perfection
Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Sautéed Seasonal Vegetables
Assorted sliced breads & miniature rolls
Jack Daniel's & Apple Bread Pudding

served in a martini glass with orange chantilly crème & caramelized apples

Dazzle

$70 per person
Soup or Salad
select one option to serve to the whole group:
Tomato Bisque
with a star-shaped parmesan crisp
Goat Cheese & Roasted Apple Salad
mixed greens tossed in a Citrus Vinaigrette, topped with roasted apples and pecan encrusted Goat Cheese Fritters
Pumpkin Seed Encrusted Grouper
served atop whipped potatoes and parmesan roasted zucchini
Gingerbread Crème Brûlée
gingerbread flavors in the form of a decadent brûlée, gluten free

Sparkle

$75 per person
Soup or Salad
select one option to serve to the whole group:
She Crab Bisque
offered with a savory Old Bay Cheese Straw
Pomegranate & Orange Salad
Mache greens paired with Spicy Walnuts, Orange Wedges, Smoked Gouda Cheese, & our Signature Pomegranate Vinaigrette
Perfectly Roasted Beef Tenderloin

with a savory Pinot Noir Reduction
offered with horseradish potato gratin and grilled asparagus

Add a Dual Entrée of Pumpkin Seed Encrusted Grouper & Beef Tenderloin
+$6pp

Luscious Red Velvet Cake
for an extravagantly delicious ending!
Is this the perfect menu for your holiday party?

À La Carte Menu

Our À La Carte Menu allows you to customize your celebration with select add-on services. Additions, substitutions, or menu changes outside of the listed options are not included with our Holiday Gathering Packages, but we’re happy to provide you with a customized proposal. 22% service and 8% tax will be added to all prices
Bar Service
Beer & Wine

During the meal | $14.95pp
During cocktail hour only | $9.95pp
During cocktail hour and dinner | $19.95pp

Classic Cocktail Bar

During the meal | $19.95pp
During cocktail hour only | $14.95pp
During cocktail hour and dinner | $24.95pp

Cocktail Hour

+$10pp
One hour of time added to your event for cocktail hour. Merry Mule Signature Cocktail (for additional bar selections, add one of our Bar Service options). Choose two Butler-Passed Hors d’Oeuvres from the list on this page.
Groups of 75+ get a free lounge in Riders Courtyard!

Sun-dried Tomato Beef Crostini
tender beef atop toasted baguette with sun-dried tomato tapenade, topped with basil pesto
Pecan Encrusted Chicken Satay
with a tart cherry mustard dipping sauce
Festive Turkey Crostini
herb roasted turkey atop toasted baguette with cranberry pomegranate relish
Roasted Corn Cakes
with chipotle spiced shrimp
Caprese Salad Wands
cherry tomato, fresh mozzarella, and basil pesto with chile balsamic reduction
Southern Shrimp Sushi
shrimp & grits sushi, flash fried and topped with wasabi aioli and soy reduction
Asparagus & Wild Mushroom Spring Rolls
drizzled with balsamic glaze & parmesan
Goat Cheese Tartlets
with carmelized onions, thyme & chives
Let's start planning!

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