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 offers something for everyone: entertainment, food, and the opportunity to experience a great downtown shopping and dining experience. 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
Application Deadline is Saturday, November 30, 2019. Late fees will be applied after the due date.
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.