New Bluffton Kickin' Chicken opens with a celebration March 15-18

The new Kickin’ Chicken in Bluffton will opening Thursday, March 15, and celebrate through Sunday, March 18, at 1011 Fording Island Road location, next to Best Buy.

Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka will open the celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12 p.m. on Thursday, followed by food and drink specials, live music and entertainment, prizes, and more each day through Sunday — yes, it's just in time for St. Patrick's Day.

The celebration also includes the March Madness kickoff and a St. Patrick’s Day Party with the Jameson Girls on Saturday, March 17.

“Kickin’ Chicken is such a well loved restaurant in Charleston, so we are even more excited to bring the franchise to Bluffton,” said Menzer. “We invite everyone to come out and bring their families during this four-day grand opening celebration to experience the Kickin’ Chicken restaurant.”

Specials during all four-day grand opening events include discounted $5.99 food and appetizers featuring favorite Kickin’ Chicken menu items, along with a $1.99 kids menu. The restaurant will also offer $2 Budweiser, Coors Light and Miller Lite longnecks  $2.50 well drinks, $8 PBR and Natural Light buckets and $5 Guinness and Jameson shots. All weekend long, the restaurant will also host raffles to win prizes such as t-shirts, koozies and more.

Kickin’ Chicken will also broadcast the "madness" of all 67 NCAA Tournament games on its 15 flat screens. On Thursday, March 15 at 10 p.m., Miguel and Dustin will perform live music. The restaurant will also host a St. Patrick’s Day Party with the Jameson Girls starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 17.

Check out the Kickin’ Chicken Bluffton’s Facebook page at to see the full schedule of events.