Beaufort Oyster Festival Underway

Beaufort Oyster Festival kicks off

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WTOC) - The inaugural Beaufort Oyster Festival is underway in the Lowcountry.

It coincides with Tides to Tables and South Carolina Restaurant Week. Restaurants across Beaufort, Port Royal and the Sea Islands have crafted special menus starring the “Queen of the Sea Islands” the oyster. To see a full list of participating restaurants, click here.

The event, organized by the Beaufort Area Hospitality Association, includes food, educational, retail, and cultural events all showcasing the Lowcountry’s oyster industry.

It will continue through January 17, with the festival weekend scheduled for January 14 through the January 16. Events are spread out in locations across Northern Beaufort County. To see a full schedule of events, click here.

The festival is taking taken the “Safe Commitment Pledge” which is a set of COVID-19 guidelines agreed upon by a number of Beaufort area businesses.

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