Are you ready to take a big bite out of Beaufort? The 14th Annual A Taste of Beaufort Festival

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The beautiful Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park will be the backdrop for the 14th annual A Taste of Beaufort — Music, Arts and Seafood Festival, produced by Main Street Beaufort USA, from May 3-4, in downtown Beaufort. Free admission.

DSCF1886On Friday, May 3, from 6-10 p.m. is a party in the park you don’t want to miss! The Carolina Soul Band will take you on an exciting journey through the musical history of Motown, Beach and Soul Music. To fill your hunger on Friday evening, local restaurants will be selling Lowcountry cuisine, seafood and land specialties. Beer, wine and soft drinks will be available.

The Arts and Craft market will be open on Friday, May 3 from noon to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Saturday, May 4, the festival’s popular 5K Bridge Run will begin at 8 a.m. The Popcorn Run for ages 7 and under will begin at 8:45 a.m. All require advanced registration. Registration forms are available at www.atasteofbeaufort.com. Online registration is available at www.active.com. Race packet pick up and registrations will also be available at the Visitors Center on Craven Street, Friday, May 3 from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 4 prior to race time

Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., is the  main event. Bring the family downtown to enjoy DSCF1860traditional and innovative food choices being offered by our local restaurants. Sample the many different tastes of Beaufort! From local seafood to international food offerings, you are sure to find a new favorite dish. Beer, wine, and soft drinks will be available. Food and drink vendors will accept tickets for $1 each. Live entertainment featuring the Groove Tones will be provided on the Pavilion Stage and children’s activities, which include Jumpers and slides, will be located near the playground area and a Classic Car Memories car show hosted by Alzheimer’s Family Services of Greater Beaufort will be from 1-5 p.m. in Wells Fargo Parking Lot.

For more information call 843-525-6644 or visit the website www.atasteofbeaufort.com.