Send us your fond Water Festival memories, photos

June 24, 2011 

It's nearly time again for the mother of all Beaufort parties -- Water Festival.

We want you to share your fondest memories from past festivals. What was it like winning the bed race or almost sinking your team's raft? Were you blown away by one of the performers at the talent show? Maybe you built a family tradition around the annual event or had a memorable first date there. Let us see pictures of you and your family enjoying all things Water Festival.

We'll run our favorite submissions and photos each day during festival week. The opening ceremony is July 15. Send your submissions by July 11 to features@islandpacket.com or features@beaufort gazette.com; or send them to Features Department, The Beaufort Gazette, P.O. Box 5727, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938; or hand-delivered to 1556 Salem Road, Beaufort or to 10 Buck Island Road, Bluffton. Be sure to include your name, where you're from and contact information.

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