BEAUFORT, S.C. – Get ready, foodies! The annual Taste of Beaufort Culture, Music and Food Festival will be held on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Admission is free.
You can listen to great music while sampling dishes from the best of Beaufort’s restaurants. There will be a Kids Corner and arts and craft vendors as well.
The food vendors include Belly Full by Tyger (grilled seafood and soul food), JohnnieMae’s Chicken & Waffles, Krystyna’s Authentic Polish Food, &Lobster, Marker 24, Sea Eagle Market, SnoBar Truck, Southern Belle Boards (Charcuterie), and Tamashii (Japanese soul bowls). If you have a sweet tooth, you can satisfy that at Bruster’s ice cream, the Island Fudge Shoppe, Palmetto Kettle Corn, and Tout Sweet Macarons.
Food tickets are $1 per ticket, and must be purchased at the festival.
The festival runs from 5-10 p.m. on Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday. The arts and craft vendors will be open from noon-6 p.m. on Friday, and 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday.
5:15 p.m. Whiskey & Wine
7:30 p.m. Deaz Guys
11:15 a.m. Campfire Tyler
12:30 p.m. Dirty Boots Brass Band
1:45 p.m. Irritating Julie
3 p.m. The Brewer Band
The Kids Corner includes minigolf, provided by Savannah Mini Golf Company, both Friday and Saturday, and face painting by GlitterBoxx on Saturday.
The Race to the Taste 5K begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday. The course is USAFT certified. If you are interested, please register at the link: https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/Beaufort/BeaufortsRacetotheTaste5k
We are grateful to our sponsors, which include top sponsor Lee Distributors, LeafFilter Gutter Protection and Howell Electric. Other sponsors include Pepsi, Marine Federal Credit Union, HomesFinder Realty Group, Beaufort Memorial Hospital, J.H. Hiers Construction, Humana, WHHI, Enterprise, The Greenery Inc., Ameris Bank, Howell Chase Heating/Cooling/Electrical, All American Gutter Protection, C.T. Lowndes & Co., Sutcliffe Golf Carts, United States Power Squadrons, Emma’s Earth Shop, D’s Royal Tees, Capital Waste Service, Beaufort Area Hospitality Association, and the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Volunteers are needed for the 5K and to work the festival on both days. And it’s fun! (We promise). Please sign up here:
Volunteer sign-up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b094ca8aa22abfb6-ataste#/
Race to the Taste 5K: https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/Beaufort/BeaufortsRacetotheTaste5k
See you there!
(More information can be found at beaufortsc.org/atasteofbeaufort.)