City-Sponsored Events

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

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.

Night on the Town 2022 Sponsorship Application

Food Vendor Application

Holiday performance Application

Christmas Parade Application

Downtown 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.

Forrest Gump and band