Beaufort Water Festival

2021 Beaufort Water Festival South Carolina’s Best Summer Festival is back for it’s 65th Annual Year! Taking place July 16-26, the Beaufort Water Festival is a beloved community tradition and […]

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2021 Beaufort Water Festival

South Carolina’s Best Summer Festival is back for it’s 65th Annual Year! Taking place July 16-26, the Beaufort Water Festival is a beloved community tradition and a destination event that has something for everyone!

Prior to the week of festivities, there are several sporting events taking place in the months leading up to the Festival! Check it out below and reserve your stay today!

SATURDAY, MAY 29
​5K/10K RUN
LOCATION: Port Royal, SC
EVENT DETAILS: 
Registration starts at 7:00 am | Race starts at 8:00 am
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APRIL 23-MAY 2
FISHING TOURNAMENT

EVENT DETAILS:
Captain’s Meeting
  • April 23rd – Beaufort Boat & Dock Supply, Port Royal – 6:00 pm
Weigh Ins
  • April 24th – Beaufort Downtown Marina – 3:00-5:00 pm
  • May 1st – Beaufort Downtown Marina – 3:00-5:00 pm
Awards Ceremony
  • May 2nd – Live Oak Park, Port Royal – 2:00 pm
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SUNDAY, MAY 
SAILING REGATTA
LOCATION: 30 Yacht Club Dr. Beaufort, SC 29907
EVENT DETAILS: Registration 11:00 am-1:00 pm | Races begin at 2:00 pm | Yacht Club open to spectators.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 12-13
GOLF TOURNAMENT
LOCATION: Fripp Island Ocean Point & Ocean Creek Golf Courses
EVENT DETAILS: 8:00 am Check-In | 9:00 am Shotgun Start
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SATURDAY, JUNE 26
CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT
LOCATION: TBD
EVENT DETAILS:
 
Cost: $60 per team Competitive | $30 per team Recreational
Same Day Registration starts at 4:00 pm | Play Starts at 5:00 pm
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SATURDAY, JULY 17
BADMINTON TOURNAMENT
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS:
 Registration starts at 8:30 am | Play starts at 9:00 am
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SATURDAY, JULY 17
BOCCE TOURNAMENT
LOCATION: Waterfront Park Main Field
EVENT DETAILS:
 Same Day Registration starts at 7:30 am | Play starts at 8 am
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SATURDAY, JULY 17
CHILDREN’S TOAD FISHING TOURNAMENT
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS:
 10:00 am – Noon | Ages 12 and under only | Bring your own pole and tackle | Bait provided | FREE EVENT!
 
 
SATURDAY, JULY 17
RAFT RACE
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS:
 8:30 am to Noon
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SUNDAY, JULY 18
RIVER RALLY
LOCATION: Local Waters
EVENT DETAILS:
 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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SUNDAY, JULY 18
CHILDREN’S DAY
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS:
 11:00 am – 3:00 pm | Featuring Games, Activities, Shows, Bounce Houses and Prizes | FREE EVENT!
 
 
SUNDAY, JULY 18
SKI SHOW
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS:
 1:00 pm | FREE EVENT!
 
 
 

 
FRIDAY, JULY 23
BED RACE
LOCATION: Corner of Bay & Harrington
EVENT DETAILS: 
$25 entry per team | 4:30 pm Check-In |
5 pm Start Time | Same Day Registration
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SATURDAY, JULY 24 
GRAND PARADE
LOCATION: Downtown Beaufort
EVENT DETAILS: 
10:00 am – Noon
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SATURDAY, JULY 24 
AIR SHOW 
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: 
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Featuring Two Stunt Planes, Parachutists | FREE EVENT!
 
 
SUNDAY, JULY 25 
BLESSING OF THE FLEET AND PARADE OF BOATS
LOCATION:  Beaufort River in front of Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: 
Noon – 2:00 pm | FREE Registration |  Boats must register to be eligible for prizes | All applications must be at the judge’s table prior to Noon.
FRIDAY, JULY 16
OPENING CEREMONY
ENTERTAINMENT: The Parris Island Marine Band with fireworks at dusk
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: 
FREE EVENT | Gates open at 6 pm | Free Shuttle service from Beaufort Government Center | Ceremony at 7 pm | No pets allowed

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SATURDAY, JULY 17 
CONCERT IN THE PARK
Headline Performer: TBA
Also Appearing: TBA
Opening Act: TBA
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: $30 | Gates open at 6:00 pm | Show at 7:00 pm | No strollers, coolers, outside food or beverages or professional photography | No Refunds | Free Shuttle service from Beaufort Government Center | 5 and under FREE 
| No pets allowed

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SUNDAY, JULY 18
TEEN DANCE
ENTERTAINMENT: TBA
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: $10 | Gates open 6pm – 9pm | No entry after 8pm (NO RE-ENTRY ALLOWED) | Ages 13 – 17 only | ID Required; Clutch Purses Only (6″ x 9″ size) | ~ Please Wear Appropriate Clothing ~ | No refunds, outside food or beverages or coolers 
| No pets allowed

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MONDAY, JULY 19
MOTOWN MONDAY
ENTERTAINMENT: Deas-Guyz
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: $15 | Gates open 7pm | Show at 8pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | 
Free Shuttle service from Beaufort Government Center | Children age 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed

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TUESDAY, JULY 20
HOMETOWN TUESDAY
ENTERTAINMENT: TBA
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: 
FREE EVENT | Gates open 7 pm | Show at 8 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages or coolers | No pets allowed

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 21
TALENT SHOW

HOSTED BY: The Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: $10 or FREE with Official 2019 64th Annual Water Festival T-Shirt | Gates open at 6 pm | Show at 7 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | Children age 5 and under FREE 
| No pets allowed

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THURSDAY, JULY 22
LOWCOUNTRY SUPPER
ENTERTAINMENT: TBA
OPENING ACT: TBA
FEATURING: TBA
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: $15 | Gates open at 6 pm | Supper served 6 pm – 7:30 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | Children age 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed

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FRIDAY, JULY 23
RIVER DANCE
ENTERTAINMENT: TBA
OPENING ENTERTAINMENT: TBA
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: $15 | Gates open at 7 pm | Show at 8 pm | Must be 18 or Older with Valid ID to attend | No refunds, outside food or beverages, coolers or strollers 
| No pets allowed

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SATURDAY, JULY 24
COMMODORE’S BALL

ENTERTAINMENT: TBA
LOCATION: Waterfront Park
EVENT DETAILS: $10 | Gates open at 7 pm | Show at 8 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages or coolers | Children 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed


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