Home owners and those who live in apartments in Beaufort, SC can enjoy the Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival on Friday, October 5th, 6-10 pm and Saturday, October 6th, 11 am – 5 pm at waterfront park in downtown Beaufort.
Main Street Beaufort, USA and the South Carolina Shrimpers Association are gearing up for the 18th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival. This two-day festival is a celebration of local food and fun in the Lowcountry. The festivities kick off at 6 p.m. on Friday. Be ready to dance your shrimp tails off and come with an empty stomach! An abundance of SC Wild Caught Shrimp as well as other non-shrimp southern food will be available.
The South Carolina Shrimpers Association brings you this fun filled event. There will be live entertainment by Stud Farm while you enjoy crafts, shrimp and fun in the Waterfront Park. There will be plenty of fun, food and kids activity, including a Children’s Shrimp Peeling Competition. There is a Craft Market which opens at noon on Friday.
Saturday, October 6, at 8:00 am is the festival’s popular 5K Run and Walk Through History, followed by The Popcorn Shrimp Run for ages 7 and under. This will begin at 8:45 a.m.
There will also be fresh South Carolina wild caught shrimp sold off working shrimp boats, local restaurants serving wild caught local shrimp. But don’t worry there will be choices for those who only want turf rather than surf.
“Dance Your Shrimp Tails Off and Come With an Empty Stomach!”
More information on downtownbeaufort.com/beaufort-shrimp-festival