The festival kicks off Friday, May 6, from 6-10 p.m. with Shaggin’ With A Taste. DJ Jim Bowers will be playing the best beach music and co-sponsors, The Beaufort Shag Club, will be teaching the six basic steps of Shag at 7 p.m.
The festival continues Saturday, May 7, at 8 a.m. with 5K Run/Walk and Popcorn race for children 7 and under in downtown Beaufort. Register for the races at www.downtownbeaufort.com or www.active.com.
The main event is Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bring the family downtown to enjoy traditional and innovative food choices being offered by local restaurants. Sample the many different ‘tastes’ of Beaufort! From local seafood to ethnic food offerings, sample the many different ‘tastes’ of Beaufort. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available. Food and drink vendors will accept tickets that you can purchase at the ticket booths for $1 each. Items will be sold for 2-7 tickets. Live music will be provided on the Pavilion Stage and children’s activities will be located near the playground area.
For more information, go to www.downtownbeaufort.com.