Set on the Harbor River, Beaufort, SC, maintains an enriching culture and strong ties to the water. A Taste of Beaufort — Music, Arts, & Seafood Festival honors the Southern traditions of our coastal community by showcasing spectacular music, local art, and the freshest catches. This two-day extravaganza takes places at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park from May 5-6, 2017. Whether you want to spend the day trying all of the wonderful food or getting in touch with your creative side with crafting activities and painting, this annual event has the perfect way for you to enjoy the historic downtown Beaufort.
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Everything You’ll Experience at the 18th Annual A Taste of Beaufort
Our two-day celebration in May offers a chance for you to experience local Beaufort culture. There will be many visitors coming in from all over, so be sure to check out the best places to park before attending the event. With so much do that weekend, look over our suggestions on the must-do events at A Taste of Beaufort!
Welcome the warm Beaufort weather with live music. Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers and Souls Harbor Acoustics are confirmed to perform at this year’s festival. Several other acts are still being confirmed for the 2017 A Taste of Beaufort. Regardless, you’re sure to hear our historical streets filled with incredible live music.
Taste of Beaufort 5K
On Saturday, May 6, you can enjoy A Taste of Beaufort Crab Crawl 5K and a Kids Fun Run. The race begins at Freedom Mall on Bay at Newcastle streets. The route takes you through iconic sites in Beaufort like our beautiful, tree-lined streets, the famous Woods Memorial Bridge, and Lady’s Island. There is still time to register online, so sign up today!
Several restaurants are participating in the 2017 A Taste of Beaufort! Local favorites like The Carolina Tavern, Emily’s, Papaya, Q on Bay, and Sea Eagle Market will be serving up flavorful Southern dishes. Each restaurant is located in or near historic downtown Beaufort and offers delectable plates of food for all palates.
Arts & Crafts Market
A Taste of Beaufort has room to showcase over 50 local artists and their artistic talent. Visitors can see how each artist creates their masterpieces and can buy some of the local’s art. From jewelry to crafts to painting, bright colors and rustic pieces will line the streets of Beaufort this year on May 6, 2017.
Your Stunning Accommodations Awaits at the Cuthbert House Inn!
After each day of A Taste of Beaufort, relax in the luxurious atmosphere of the Cuthbert House Inn. Each of our rooms and suites is adorned with the finest antiques and provides a private retreat for you and your beloved. We invite you to browse our 10 accommodations and select your ideal relaxation retreat.
As you plan your vacation to the South Carolina Lowcountry, create a custom package. Here at the Cuthbert House, we understand every couple is different. So, we offer a special that tailors your vacation to what you have in mind. If you want to experience seasonal tours, get a complimentary bottle of wine, or indulge in sweet treats, we can plan any package for you. We look forward to hosting you at the Cuthbert House Inn.
Plan your coastal getaway with us today!