We have been monitoring the reports issued by the National Weather Service regarding Potential Tropical Storm 16. Due to the current forecast of weather conditions likely to bring heavy rain and windy conditions to our area, the Downtown Halloween Celebration scheduled for Saturday October 19th, is cancelled.
We are reaching out to vendors, volunteers, sponsors, etc. and together, we are exploring the possibility of rescheduling the event. Thank you.
Saturday, October 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Henry C Chambers Waterfront Park
The City of Beaufort and local sponsors will host a family-focused event to celebrate Halloween season at Henry C Chambers Waterfront Park downtown Beaufort. The free, event will be from 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM Saturday, October 19th and include entertainment, a DJ dance party, games, and exhibits. Businesses, organizations and community members will participate in a trick-or-treat candy giveaway for kids during the event. There will be concessions available for purchase at reasonable prices. The event will be capped off with a free showing of Disney Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. The community is invited to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the outdoor movie.
This Year’s Downtown Halloween Celebration will include a special opportunity for pets and their owners! The Rustic Pup Biscuits and Boutique will host a pet costume parade at the event, so be-dazzled and costumed pooches can show off their Halloween spirit. The contest is open to (30) contestants and pre-registration is required. There is a $10 registration fee to enter the contest. 100% of all entry fees will go to support local animal rescue organizations. There will be prizes awarded to best pet/owner duo, best pet costume, and funniest pet costume. Pet owners/handlers must be 18 years or older to enter and participate in the costume parade. Check out the registration form for more details and to register for the contest.
December 6-8, 2019
A family friendly weekend celebrating the holiday season! Join us downtown Beaufort for a weekend of holiday cheer featuring local choirs, dance groups, community organizations, parades and the annual Christmas tree lighting. This event offer something for everyone: entertainment, food, and the opportunity to experience a great downtown shopping and dining. This event is open to the public.
2019 Holiday Weekend Activities
- Night on the Town
- Friday, December 6th, 6 to 9 p.m.
- Downtown Bay Street and surrounding blocks
- Light Up The Night Holiday Boat Parade
- Saturday, December 7th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park Promenade at The Beaufort River
- Beaufort Christmas Parade
- Sunday, December 8th, 3 p.m.
- Downtown - Boundary, Carteret, and Bay Street
- View the 2019 Christmas parade application (PDF) (not available at this time)
Application Deadline is Friday, November 29, 2019. Late fees will be applied after due date.