Festival Schedule

Water & Air Events | Nightly Entertainment | Athletic Events

Saturday, May 17th
Paddle Battle
Sponsored by Village at Battery Creek
Drop-off starts at 9:00am
Safety meeting at 11:00 am; Race starts at 11:30 am
Entry fee is $25.00
$20.00 per youth, ages 12-17
Registration ends May 5th, 2014
Registration is on-line only on Active.com

Saturday, June 7th
Fishing Tournament
Sponsored by
 Thompson Builders
Captain’s Meeting is June 6th, 6:00 pm at The Shed in Port Royal
Weigh-in is located at the Downtown Marina between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm
The Awards Banquet, catered by Jason Dangerfield, will be held at The Shed in Port Royal
Sign-in begins at 7:00 pm; awards ceremony beginning at 8:00 pm

Youth Soccer Tournament
Sponsored by Grassroots Soccer
Beaufort High School Football Field
8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time
Register by May 9th
Entry fee of $15.00 per person
$20.00 per person after May 9th

 June 14 Sports Saturday
Horseshoe Tournament
Sponsored by
 WoodTech Cabinets
Beaufort High School Practice Fields (behind the school)
8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time
Register by June 6th
Entry fee of $40.00 per two person team

Volleyball Tournament
Sponsored by
 Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm
Beaufort High School Practice Fields (behind the school)
9:30 am check-in; 10:00 am start time
Register by May 30th
Entry fee of $65.00 per three-person team
$15.00 for a junior team

Saturday, June 21 & Sunday, June 22 
Men’s Golf Tournament
Sponsored by
 Quality Electrical Systems
Fripp Island Ocean Point & Ocean Creek Golf Courses
8:00 am check-in; 9:00 am shotgun start
Register by June 13th
Entry fee of $175.00 per person

Saturday, June 28 
Corn Hole Tournament
Sponsored by
 DA Roofing
The Shed in Port Royal
9:30 am check-in; 10:00 am start time
Register by June 20th
Entry fee of $40.00 per two-person team

Saturday, July 12 & Sunday, July 13 
Sailing Regatta
Sponsored by the
 Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club
Registration is July 12th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
The Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club will be open to spectators

Friday, July 18th
Festival Arts & Craft Market
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Promenade at the Waterfront Park

Opening CeremonyPreserveLogo
Sponsored by
 The Preserve at Port Royal
Gates at 6:00 pm, Ceremony at 7:00 pm
Entertainment by The Parris Island Marine Band with a Fireworks show at Dusk
Free Shuttle Service from Beaufort County  Government Center

Saturday, July 19th
Raft Race
Sponsored by McElveen Bail Bonding
Along the sea wall of the Waterfront Park
8:00 am-11:00 am
Application deadline July 5
Entry fee of $185 per 11-person Commercial Team
$145 per 11-person Military or Non-profit Team
Meeting July 16 at 6:00 pm. Location TBD

Bocce Tournament
Sponsored by
 JoCoConstruction/Sea Island Elevator 
8:00 am-12:00 pm Waterfront Park
Register by July 11th
7:30 am check-in; 8:00 am start time
Entry fee of $40.00 per two-person team

Badminton Tournament
Sponsored by
 AC Harvey’s Screen Printing
Waterfront Park
8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time
Register by July 11th. Limited to the first 20 entries.
Entry fee of $30.00 per two-person team

Croquet Tournament (Golf Croquet)
Sponsored by
 Modern Jewelers
Dataw Island Croquet Lawns
8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time
Register by July 11th
Entry fee of $25.00 per person for one tournament;
$35.00 per person for both tournaments

Sponsors Expo
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Waterfront Park Pavilion

Coastal Education Expo
11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Contemplative Garden


Air Show

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Waterfront Park
River Closing from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Festival Arts & Craft Market
9:00 am–7:00 pm

Promenade at the Waterfront Park

Children’s Toad Fishing Tournament For ages 12 and under only
Sponsored by Sea Island Atlas Van Line
10:00 am- 12:00 pm
Bring your own rod, reel and tackle. Bait will be provided.
FREE EVENT

Shrimp Boat Tours
Sponsored by
 Sea Eagle Market
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Waterfront Park 

Concert in the Park BOB 106.9
Sponsored by 
New Country BOB 106.9
Waterfront Park
Gates open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm
Opening Act: Davisson Brothers Band
Headline Entertainment: Craig Morgan
$25.00 admission
Children 5 and under are Free
**No strollers, coolers, outside food or beverage, or professional photography
No refunds

Sunday, July 20th
Festival Arts & Craft Market
9:00 am–5:00 pm

Promenade at the Waterfront Park

Croquet Tournament (Golf Croquet)
Sponsored by
 Modern Jewelers
Dataw Island Croquet Lawns
8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time
Register by July 11th
Entry fee of $25.00 per person for one tournament;
$35.00 per person for both tournaments

River Rally
Sponsored by CertaPro Painters of Hilton Head
9:00am- 3:00pm
Local Waters
River Rally Cards will be available in advance

Shrimp Boat Tours
Sponsored by Sea Eagle Market
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Waterfront Park 

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Sponsored by Coastal Orthodontics 
Featuring Games, Activities, Shows, Bounce Houses and Prizes
Waterfront Park
Free Event
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Teen Dance
Sponsored by John 3:16 Project  
Entertainment by D.J. Donna
6:00 pm-9:00 pm Waterfront Park; Gates open 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
No Entry after 8:00 pm  (NO RE-ENTRY ALLOWED)
Ages 13-17 only, ID Required, Clutch Purses only (6” x 9” size)

**Please Wear Appropriate Clothing**
$15.00 admission
No refunds, outside food or beverage or coolers

Monday, July 21st
Festival Arts & Craft Market
10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Promenade at the Waterfront Park

Motown Monday
Sponsored by 
Palm and Moon Bagels
Waterfront Park
Gates open at 7: 00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm
Entertainment by Deas-Guyz
$10.00 admission
No refunds, outside food or beverage or coolers

 Tuesday, July 22nd
Festival Arts & Craft Market
10:00 am–7:00 pm

Promenade at the Waterfront Park 

Salsa Tuesday
Sponsored by Marine Federal Credit Union
Waterfront Park Marine Federal Credit Union
Gates open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm
Entertainment by Son Del Coqui
$10.00 admission
FREE ENTRY for Active Duty Military with valid Military I.D.
No refunds, outside food or beverage or coolers

Wednesday, July 23rd
Festival Arts & Craft Market
10:00 am–7:00 pm

Promenade at the Waterfront Park

Croquet Tournament (9 Wicket)
Sponsored by
 Modern Jewelers
Waterfront Park
8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time
Register by July 11th
Entry fee of $25.00 per person for one tournament;
$35.00 per person for both tournaments 

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Sponsored by
 McDonald’s
Hosted by the Preceptor Omega Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority
Waterfront Park
Gates open at 6:00 pm, show starts at 7:00 pm
$10.00 admission or FREE admission with Official 2014 59th Annual Water Festival t-shirt
No refunds, outside food or beverage or coolers

Thursday, July 24th
Festival Arts & Craft Market
10:00 am–7:00 pm
Promenade at the Waterfront Park 

Croquet Tournament (9 Wicket)
Sponsored by
 Modern Jewelers
Waterfront Park
8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time
Register by July 11th
Entry fee of $25.00 per person for one tournament;
$35.00 per person for both tournaments 

Lowcountry Supper Waste Pro
Sponsored by WastePro
Waterfront Park
Gates open at 6:00 pm, Supper served from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Opening Entertainment by The Blue Dots, featuring The Whistlers
Main Show by  On the Border
$15.00 admission
No refunds, outside food or beverage or coolers

Friday, July 25th
Festival Arts & Craft Market
10:00 am–7:00 pm

Promenade at the Waterfront Park

Bed Race
Sponsored by
 Advanced Mold Technologies
Corner of Bay Street & Harrington Street
4:30 pm check-in; 5;00 pm start time
Same day registration based on space availability
Entry fee of $25.00 per team

River Dance Ehrlich
Sponsored by Ehrlich Pest Control
Waterfront Park
Gates open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm
Featuring Eric Paslay; opening  entertainment by The Phoenix Drive Band and Marjory Lee
(Must be 18 or older with valid ID to attend)
$15.00 admission
No refunds, outside food or beverage, coolers or strollers

Saturday, July 26th
Festival Arts & Craft Market
9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Promenade at the Waterfront Park

DragonBoat Race Day 2014
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
A day of Dragonboat races on the Beaufort waterfront. For more information please visit:

http://www.DragonBoatRaceDay.com

Water Festival Grand Parade
Sponsored by The Greenery Inc. 
Organized by The Beaufort Lions Club
Downtown Beaufort, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Non Profit Expo
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Waterfront Park Pavilion 

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Sponsored by Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm
Waterfront Park
Gates open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm
Entertainment by the North Tower Band
$10.00 admission
No refunds, outside food or beverage or coolers

Sunday, July 27th
Festival Arts & Craft Market
9:00 am– 2:00 pm
Promenade at the Waterfront Park 

Blessing of the Fleet and Parade of Boats
Sponsored by the Past Commodores of the Water Festival
12:00 pm– 2:00 pm
Beaufort River in front of Waterfront Park
Free registration
Boats must be registered to be eligible for prizes.  All applications must be at the judges table prior to noon.

Festival Ends: 2:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Jul
18
Fri
6:00 pm Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm
Sponsored by The Preserve at Port Royal Gates at 6pm, Ceremony at 7pm Entertainment by The Parris Island Marine Band with a Fireworks show at Dusk [...]
Jul
19
Sat
7:30 am Bocce Tournament @ Waterfront Park
Bocce Tournament @ Waterfront Park
Jul 19 @ 7:30 am
Sponsored by JoCoConstruction/Sea Island Elevator  8am-12pm Waterfront ParkRegister by July 11th7:30 am check-in; 8:00 am start timeEntry fee of $40.00 per two-person team
8:00 am Raft Race @ Waterfront Park
Raft Race @ Waterfront Park
Jul 19 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Sponsored by McElveen Bail Bonding Along the sea wall of the Waterfront Park8:oo am-11:00 amApplication deadline July 5Entry fee of $185 per 11-person Commercial Team$145 per [...]
8:30 am Badminton Tournament @ Waterfront Park
Badminton Tournament @ Waterfront Park
Jul 19 @ 8:30 am
Sponsored by AC Harvey’s Screen Printing Waterfront Park 8:30 am check-in; 9:00 am start time Register by July 11th. Limited to the first 20 entries. [...]

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