5 Fun Fall Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss
There is something special about the Lowcountry in the fall. The temperatures begin to get cooler (at least a little), football is in high gear, pumpkin spice makes a reappearance, and there are festivals pretty much every weekend. So get outside and experience all that the Lowcountry has to offer, and bring your whole family to these five fun festivals:
2019 Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival
September 21, Bluffton, S.C.
This event, sponsored by Bluffton Rotary, has something for everyone: the World’s Largest Peanut; competitions for Baby Goober, Lil’ Miss Peanut and Lil’ Mr. Goober; and the Best Boiled Peanut Recipe Competition! For more information about the festival or to enter, call (843) 757-1010 or send an email.
25th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival
October 4-5, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort, S.C.
Seafood lovers will not want to miss this two-day festival that celebrates South Carolina Wild Caught Shrimp. At this festival, you can try out coastal cuisine, listen to live music and check out the arts and crafts. The event also includes the Run Forrest Run, a 5K bridge run/walk at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 5.
15th Annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival
October 12-20, Bluffton, S.C.
Your whole family will love this week-long event showcasing locally harvested seafood, delicious Lowcountry cuisine, great music and a street fest, featuring the works of 100 artists.
Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens
October 25-27, Beaufort, S.C.
Do you love history and architecture? At this three-day festival you can tour private, historic homes and plantations in the Beaufort National Historic Landmark District and surrounding Lowcountry. Tickets are now available online.
Hilton Head Oyster Festival
November 8-9, 2019, Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Come hungry for this festival which features steamed, fried and stewed oysters along with other delicious food for non-oyster eaters! You will also want to check out the live entertainment, kids zone, local artisan pop-up shops as well as a marshmallow roasting.
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