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Main Street Beaufort
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Step back in time and stroll through the enchanting Historic Downtown District of Beaufort, South Carolina. Lush live oaks draped in spanish moss shade charming streets lined with architectural gems. Admire Federal-style mansions, Greek Revival churches, and Queen Anne cottages, each whispering tales of the town’s rich past. Boutique shops tempt with local crafts and coastal treasures, while art galleries showcase the vibrant creativity of the region. Savor fresh seafood at waterfront restaurants, or indulge in Lowcountry cuisine under the dappled sunlight filtering through the trees. History buffs can delve into the past at the Beaufort History Museum, the Gullah Museum, or the Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, each offering unique perspectives on the city’s journey. Whether you’re seeking architectural wonders, delightful shopping, or a taste of history, Beaufort’s historic downtown awaits, promising an unforgettable Southern charm experience.


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Our Itineraries

Explore Beaufort at your own pace. In your own style.

Travel Ideas & Tips to make your visit to Beaufort easy and enjoyable.


First Friday’s Beaufort

June 7, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - May 2, 2025 @ 8:00 pm

First Fridays are a monthly celebration in historic downtown Beaufort, South Carolina! It’s a lively evening event where you can: Explore shops and galleries: Many businesses stay open late, offering a chance to browse for unique finds, art, and local crafts.

Dragon Boat Race

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dragonboat Beaufort is a non-profit dedicated to providing grants to cancer patients who live, work or receive treatment in Beaufort County, South Carolina. Anyone can compete in this event. Put together a team of friends and we will coach you

Annual Beaufort Water Festival

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - July 21 @ 3:00 pm

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, July 12 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

Beaufort Shrimp Festival

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - November 5 @ 4:00 pm

October 4th & 5th, 2024 HENRY C. CHAMBERS WATERFRONT PARK • DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA Savor the best fresh-caught shrimp in the world during the 30th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival, featuring unique shrimp dishes from the region’s foremost restaurants and

Madison’s Miracles 5K

October 12 @ 7:30 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm



October 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Are you ready for some scary good times? Then put Saturday, Oct. 26, on your calendar and plan to bring the kiddies to the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, where the City will host a Halloween Celebration beginning at 10


Unforgettable Night’s Stay

The Emerald Located in beautiful downtown Beaufort, South Carolina, The Emerald was originally the home of BoomBears, an iconic toy store designed by local architect James G. Thomas.  In 2021, after sitting vacant for

Anchorage 1770 - A boutique waterfront inn located in historic Beaufort, SC. Built in 1770, it is the oldest and largest Tabby structure still in use. With 1500 square feet of front porches overlooking

607 Bay Inn -  Downtown Beaufort, boutique waterfront guest rooms located in the center of Downtown Historic Beaufort, South Carolina. 607 Bay Inn Downtown Beaufort is one of the best places to stay in


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