Water Festival schedule of events

July 18, 2011 

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All events at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park and free unless otherwise noted. Shuttle service is available from Beaufort County Government Center.

TODAY

  • 9 a.m.: Croquet Tournament

  • Noon-5 p.m.: Festival Art and Craft Market

  • 8-11 p.m. (gates open at 7 p.m.): Tropical Tuesday, featuring Conch Republic. $12

  • WEDNESDAY

  • 9 a.m.: Croquet Tournament

  • Noon-5 p.m.: Festival Art and Craft Market

  • 7-11 p.m. (gates open at 6 p.m.): Talent Show. $10, free with official 2011 Beaufort Water Festival T-shirt

  • THURSDAY

  • 9 a.m.: Croquet Tournament Finals

  • Noon-5 p.m.: Festival Art and Craft Market

  • 6-11 p.m. (supper 6-7:30 p.m.): Lowcountry Supper, featuring the Groovetones, World Famous Whistlers and 7 Bridges. $15

  • FRIDAY

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Festival Art and Craft Market

  • 5 p.m.: Bed Race, Bay Street, starting at Harrington Street, ending at Newcastle Street. $25 a bed

  • 8 p.m.-midnight: River Dance, opening with Broke Locals. Must be 18 or older with valid ID to attend. $12

  • SATURDAY

  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Festival Art and Craft Market

  • 10 a.m.-noon: Water Festival Grand Parade, downtown Beaufort

  • 11:30 a.m.: Corn Hole Tournament Finals

  • Noon-4 p.m.: Lowcountry Estuarium

  • Noon-4 p.m.: Coast Guard Cutter Tours

  • Noon-4 p.m.: Shrimp Boat Tours

  • 1-4 p.m.: Air Show

  • 8 p.m.-midnight (gates open at 7 p.m.): Commodore's Ball, featuring Legends of the Beach. $10

  • SUNDAY

  • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.: Festival Art and Craft Market

  • Noon-2 p.m.: Blessing of the Fleet and Parade of Boats

  • Noon-2 p.m.: Lowcountry Estuarium
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