So what’s this Taste of Beaufort?

02 May So what’s this Taste of Beaufort?

A Taste of Beaufort 2017 Offers a Savory Retreat

BEAUFORT, S.C. (May 1, 2017) – One of the Lowcountry’s favorite foodie events, A Taste of Beaufort, returns this May 5 and 6 to Beaufort’s historic Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. The two-day savory retreat will feature live music, arts, local seafood and much more.

The festival weekend officially begins at noon on Friday, May 5 with the opening of its Arts & Crafts Market, featuring up to 50 vendors offering a variety of handmade, local and unique goods. Area restaurants will begin serving up delicious seafood starting at 6:00 p.m., and live entertainment by the musical group Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers will take place from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Pavilion Stage. Festival admission is free all weekend; tickets for food and beverage will be available for purchase.

On Saturday, May 6, the popular 5k Crab Crawl Bridge Run/Walk begins at 8:00 a.m. in downtown Beaufort as well as the Kids’ Fun Run beginning at 8:45 a.m. Registration for the Crab Crawl is available at www.runsignup.com. Live entertainment, children’s games and activities, the Arts & Crafts Market and food vendors begin at 11:00 a.m. and last through the afternoon. Saturday’s music lineup includes Eric Daubert from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Souls Harbor from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. and Muddy Creek from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Pavilion Stage.

“We are looking forward to showcasing the delicious cuisine found here in Beaufort at our annual Taste of Beaufort festival this weekend,” said Blakely Williams, President & CEO of the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce. “This family-friendly event is the perfect way to celebrate the best of what our local restaurants have to offer as well as the beauty and charm of our town.”

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