If you live in an apartment in Beaufort, SC then you get to enjoy the Gullah Festival in ten days. Celebrate the history, customs, cultures, and language of the African Americans of the Lowcountry.
On the weekend leading up to Memorial Day, Beaufort get to enjoy this festival which begins on Friday, and runs through Sunday. The 2013 festival is the 27th year and again will be held at Waterfront Park. There will be additional Gullah fest celebrations all over Beaufort. This is a celebration of the historical significant sea island heritage. This is a way for all generations to enjoy the disappearing Gullah culture which is so important to South Carolina.
The festival will have live entertainment every day. Friday night is Jazz Night. The live entertainment also includes African Dancers, and live bands with jazz, reggae, gospel, and rock. You can also enjoy delicious food, arts and crafts and the Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters.
The Gullah Festival is a fun, family oriented festival for everyone. Gullah heritage is more than the language and name of a people; it is the essence of struggle, spirituality, perseverance and tradition. Have fun and enjoy.
Need more information? http://www.gullahfestival.org/