July 13-22: 63rd Annual Beaufort Water Festival – Friends, Families, Salt Marshes and Day Breezes! BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA’S PREMIER FESTIVAL! The Annual Beaufort Water Festival…A ten day event which includes music, food, crafts and art, the blessing of the fleet, and many special events. 12 noon-12 p.m. No coolers or professional photography permitted during nightly events. For a complete schedule of events, call (843) 524-0600 or visit bftwaterfestival.com.