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The City of Beaufort sponsors four major events a year:
Taste of Beaufort: Family fun for everyone as local restaurants come to Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park the first weekend in May to prepare their best dishes!
Shrimp Festival: Held the first full weekend in October, the Shrimp Festival features everything from shrimp races to a 5K to the best shrimp in the region!
Shrimp Festival Sponsor Packet & Application
Shrimp Festival Food Vendor Packet & Application
Shrimp Festival Craft Vendor Application
Halloween: Halloween is an annual event held in late October which offers family fun and ends with a trick-or-treating in Waterfront Park.
Trick-or-Treat Sponsorship Application
Holiday Weekend & Night on the Town: Holiday-themed event the first weekend in December. Features great shopping, a visit from Santa, Christmas tree lighting, a boat parade, and a Christmas parade.
2023 Holiday Weekend Sponsorship Application
2023 Holiday Weekend Performance Application
2023 Holiday Weekend Non-Profit Application
2023 Holiday Weekend Food Vendor Application
2023 Boat Parade Application
2023 Christmas Parade ApplicationDowntown Operations also works closely with other organizations to help make their festivals a success, such as the Water Festival, held in July of every year, to the Gullah Festival, held over Memorial Day weekend.