Beaufort Shrimp Festival brings the best in Lowcountry fun

Dated: September 27 2021

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The time everyone has been waiting for has arrived. The Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival returns this upcoming weekend for the first time in two years at downtown Beaufort’s picturesque Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.

Beaufort’s annual Shrimp Festival brings the best in Lowcountry fun celebrating Lowcountry cuisine and incorporates lots of fun activities for all ages. The festivities always includes concerts, arts & crafts, educational activities and two fun days of several local restaurants filling Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park offering samples of Lowcountry dishes featuring local wild-caught shrimp.

One of Beaufort’s most popular festivals, the excitement kicks off at 5pm on Friday, October 1st and includes live music along with several area restaurants previewing their creative shrimp concoctions for Saturday’s serious competitions.

The event will continue on Saturday, Ohctober 2nd with the popular Run Forrest Run 5K race starting at 7am, followed by live music throughout the day starting at 1130am, children’s educational activities, the annual Shrimp Race, the arts & crafts market…and lots and lots and lots of SHRIMP!

Local restaurants will be set up throughout the park serving their best while vying for the trophies including Best Shrimp Dish, which is voted on by a panel of shrimp-familiar judges, and the People’s Choice award, which is voted on by you. The overall winner will be awarded the Silver Cup and will have a full year of bragging rights at their restaurant.

The Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival...celebrating our local food and culture with tons of family fun...Beaufort-style.

If you plan to make a stop to Beaufort SC for the upcoming 27[th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival and have been thinking that you may want to relocte to the Lowcountry, stop into our office at 920 Bay Street to see one of our experienced, professional agents. Century 21 Carolina Realty can help make your dream a reality by helping you find your forever home here in the Lowcountry. Call us at 843-521-2121 and one of our experienced agents can assist you in becoming a Beaufort local.

We live the Lowcountry life, and we want to share it with you. 

Cover photo courtesy Amber Reynolds

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