October 7th & 8th



Savor the best fresh-caught shrimp in the world during the 28th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival, featuring unique shrimp dishes from the region’s foremost restaurants and chefs.




Arts & Crafts Market: 12pm – 6pm

Food & Drinks: 5pm – 10pm

Lauren Hall @ 5:30pm

Still Standing: A Tribute To Elton John @ 7:30

Elton John Tribute Band


Arts & Crafts Market: 10am – 5pm

Food & Drinks: 11am – 4pm

Broke Locals @ 11:15am

The Parris Island Rock Band @ 12:30pm

Walker Dean @ 2pm

Katie Lynn @ 3pm

Kaite Lynn

2022 Shrimp Festival Participants

Teen Chalenge
Beaufort Shrimp Festival
Beaufort Shrimp Festival
Duke's BBQ
Sea Eagle Market
The Island Fudge Shoppe
Serg Group
Johnnie Mae's Chicken & Waffles
Cappys Farm Fresh Food

Kids Corner 

 Sponsored by Lowe’s Beaufort


Face Painting

Glitterbox Studios

Magic Story Artist, Yasu Ishida. 

Saturday 11am -4pm

Petting Zoo

Education corner 

America's Boating Club
USCB Clemson

Interested in becoming a craft vendor?

We are now accepting applications for crafters who want to showcase their creative talent!

Please download our form HERE, fill it out and send it to wildscshrimp@yahoo.com.

    2022 T-Shirt

    2022 Shrimp Festival T-Shirts! 

    Shirts will be available in person at the Shrimp Festival 

    Shirts are available in:

    👕 Short sleeve-midnight blue, black and teal
    👔 Long sleeve-heather grey and royal blue

    Event Sponsors

    Beaufort Shrimp Festival
    Beaufort Lifestyle
    Springhill Suites
    Capital Waste
    Leaf Filter
    Sutcliffe Golf Cars
    Sutcliffe Golf Cars
    Beaufort Memorial Hospital
    Big D's Royal Tees
    Marine Federal Credit Union
    Best Western Sea Island Inn
    Med Tech

    Sponsorship Opportunities Available

    To get in on the Shrimp Festival 2021 celebration, email ahackenberger@cityofbeaufort.org. All businesses who love promoting fresh, locally caught seafood are invited to sign up.


    Beaufort Shrimp Festival

    2022 Beaufort Shrimp Festival

    Run Forrest Run 5k

    The Beaufort Digital Corridor presents the 2022 Beaufort Shrimp Festival Run Forrest Run 5K Run/Walk, on October 8th on Bay at Newcastle Street. Run the course where the movie Forrest Gump was filmed! This Forrest Gump-themed 5K will take you through historic downtown Beaufort and over the famous Woods Memorial Bridge. Take your picture with Forrest Gump at the start/finish line.

    Run Forrest Run 5K Sponsors

    Beaufort Digital Corridor
    Grounded Running

    DPP Travel

    Beaufort Shrimp Festival

    14th Annual Charity Shrimp Race

    Sea Island Rotary Club

    Highly trained and motivated rubber shrimp will mount their inner tubes and take to the water on Saturday, October 8th, as the Sea Island Rotary Club presents the 14th Annual Charity Shrimp Race in conjunction with the 2022 Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival. Great prizes, lots of fun – all while helping to raise money for our community!

    To purchase a shrimp for your chance at the $30,000 grand prize, please visit www.seaislandrotary.org.

    Cast your net and help our community through your sponsorship of a shrimp. Don’t miss out on this wonderful event.

    Special Thanks to Our Partners

    Beaufort Shrimp Festival
    Beaufort Shrimp Festival
    Beaufort Shrimp Festival
    Beaufort Shrimp Festival