The 24th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Fest
Join us for this annual festival featuring local area restaurants serving a variety of signature shrimp dishes and other favorites. This award-winning Beaufort tradition will feature live entertainment, a Saturday morning 5K run/walk, and an interactive and informative educational fair dedicated to highlighting our coastal waterways, unique ecology, shrimping and fishing industries, Hunting Island State Park and more! The festival is Friday 10/5 6-10pm and Saturday 11am-8pm (New Hours!). Festival favorites Deas Guyz will perform Friday and Hometown favorite & Season 12 American Idol winner Candice Glover will top off the evening on Saturday. All activities at the event are free and open to the public. Food tickets are $1 each and can be used to purchase food and beverages.
Something For Everyone!
Come get Schooled!
Coastal Waterways & Marine Wildlife Education Fair
This year’s festival will feature a Coastal waterways and Marine wildlife education fair. Festival goers will have the opportunity to learn more about our beautiful marshes, unique coastal wildlife, Hunting Island State park, the local shrimp and fishing industries and more. Tours onboard a working shrimp boat will be open to everyone and there will be cast net demonstrations and contests. Come meet and learn from the marine biologists, park rangers, shrimpers, researchers, and conservationist who work to help us understand and appreciate our beautiful natural wonders. Don’t miss it
Thank You To Our Partners
We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 Beaufort Shrimp Fest!