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Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

Beaufort Water Festival

Beaufort Water Festival
Beaufort Water Festival

Time & Location

Jul 15, 2023, 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902, USA

About the event

Friday, July 14 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at Waterfront Park Event Details: 2 pm – 7 pm OPENING CEREMONY Sponsored by:   Devil Dog Headquarters Entertainment: Parris Island Marine Band w/fireworks Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: FREE EVENT | Gates open at 6 pm, Ceremony at 7 pm | FREE Shuttle Service from the Beaufort County Government Center | No pets allowed Saturday, July 15 Raft Race Sponsored by: Lowcountry Window Tinting Location: Waterfront Park Seawall Event Details: 8:30 am-Noon Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: 9:30 am – 7 pm Bocce Tournament Sponsored by: JoCo Construction and the Pizzo Family Location: Waterfront Park Main Field Event Details: Play starts at 8 am Badminton Tournament Sponsored by: A.C. Harvey's Screenprinting Location: Waterfront Park Stage Field Event Details: Play starts at 9 am Children’s Toad Fishing Tournament Sponsored by: Plair Enterprises, Inc Location: Waterfront Park Seawall Event Details: FREE EVENT | 10 am – Noon | Ages 12 and under only | Bring your own rod, reel, and tackle | Bait provided Sponsor’s Expo Location: Waterfront Park Pavilion Event Details: FREE EVENT | 10 am – 2 pm Shrimp Boat Tours Sponsored by: Sea Eagle Market Location: Waterfront Park Seawall Event Details: FREE EVENT | Noon – 4 pm CONCERT IN THE PARK Sponsored by: Dick Broadcasting / Bob 106.9 Headline Performer: Randy Houser ​Also Performing: Gabrielle Mooney ​Opening Act: Andrew Beam Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $35 | Gates open at 6 pm, Show at 7 pm | No strollers, coolers, outside food or beverages or professional photography | No Refunds | FREE Shuttle service from Beaufort County Government Center | Children age 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed Sunday, July 16 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: 9:30 am – 5 pm River Rally Sponsored by:  Safe Harbor Beaufort Location: Local Waters Event Details: 9 am – 1 pm Children’s Day Sponsored by: Capital Waste Services Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: FREE EVENT | 11 am – 3 pm | Featuring Games, Activities, Shows, Bounce Houses, and Prizes Shrimp Boat Tours Sponsored by:  Sea Eagle Market Location: Waterfront Park Seawall Event Details: FREE EVENT | Noon – 4 pm Ski Show Sponsored by:  Alphagraphics Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: FREE EVENT | 1 PM TEEN DANCE Sponsored by: John 3:16 Entertainment: Veteran’s Pride Entertainment Services Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $10 | 6 pm – 9 pm | Gates open 6 pm – 9 pm, No entry after 8 pm (NO RE-ENTRY ALLOWED) | Ages 13 – 17 only, ID Required | Clutch Purses Only (6” x 9” size) | Please Wear Appropriate Clothing | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | No pets allowed Monday, July 17 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: Noon – 7 pm MOTOWN MONDAY Sponsored by:  South State Bank Entertainment: Deas-Guyz Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $15 | Gates open at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | FREE Shuttle Service from the Beaufort County Government Center | Children age 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed Tuesday, July 18 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: Noon – 7 pm ISLAND TIME TUESDAY Sponsored by: Lockheed Martin Headline Entertainment: Sons of Sailors Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $5 | Gates open at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | No pets allowed FIRST RESPONDER & MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT - free admission with active duty ID Wednesday, July 19 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: Noon – 7 pm TALENT SHOW Sponsored by: CPM Federal Credit Union Hosted by: The Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $10 or FREE with Official 2023 67th Annual Water Festival T-Shirt | Gates open at 6 pm, Show at 7 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | Children age 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed Thursday, July 20 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: Noon – 7 pm LOWCOUNTRY SUPPER Sponsored by: First Federal Bank  Headline Entertainment: Freebird Opening Act:  Chris Jones Featuring: The Whistlers Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $15 | Gates open at 6 pm | Supper served 6 pm – 7:30 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages, or coolers | Children age 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed Friday, July 21 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: Noon – 7 pm Bed Race Sponsored by: The Greenery Inc.  Location: Corner of Bay & Harrington Event Details: $25 entry per team | 4:30 pm check-in | 5 pm start time | Same day registration based on space availability ROCKIN' the RIVER Sponsored by: Quality Electrical Systems  Entertainment: Led Zeppelin 2 Opening Act: ​Killin' Quade Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $20 | Gates open at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm | Must be 18 or Older with Valid ID to attend | No refunds, outside food or beverages, coolers or strollers | FREE Shuttle service from Beaufort County Government Center Saturday, July 22 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: 9:30 am – 7 pm Water Festival Grand Parade Sponsored by: Taylor's Landscape Organized by: The Beaufort Lions Club Location: Downtown Beaufort Event Details: FREE EVENT | 10 am – Noon Non-Profit Expo Location: Waterfront Park Pavilion Event Details: FREE EVENT | Noon – 4 pm ​Air Show Sponsored by: Executive Flight Training Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: FREE EVENT | 1 pm – 4 pm | Stunt Planes | Parachutists COMMODORE’S BALL Sponsored by: Mike's Marine Entertainment: ACE Party Band Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: $10 | Gates open at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm | No refunds, outside food or beverages or coolers | Children age 5 and under FREE | No pets allowed Sunday, July 23 Festival Arts & Crafts Market Location: Promenade at the Waterfront Park Event Details: 9:30 am – 3 pm Blessing of the Fleet and Parade of Boats Sponsored by The Past Commodores of the Beaufort Water Festival Location: Beaufort River in front of Waterfront Park Seawall Event Details: Noon – 2 pm | FREE registration | Boats must register to be eligible for prizes | All applications must be at the judge’s table prior to Noon Festival Ends – 3:00 pm – See you next year!

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