Bluffton ~ Arts and Seafood Festival

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Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival

The fourteenth annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival will be held in the charming and eclectic historic and state designated cultural district of Bluffton SC, well known for its quirky art community and natural river beauty. The festival is a week long event offering a myriad of activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Low Country cuisine, rich history, culture and art of the area and Southern hospitality found only in Bluffton.
The highlight of the festival is the Streetfest which includes a juried fine art show featuring over 100 artists from 10 different states displaying and selling their art, delicious food provided by the area’s premier restaurants and caterers and great music and entertainment on Saturday, October 20th and Sunday, October 21st. Below is a brief highlight of events throughout the week:
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Chalk the Walk
Join us for a live street art competition! | 9am – 4pm
Bluffton Promenade
The Bluffton Heritage Discovery Tour and Gullah Celebration | 11:00am
Tour begins at corner of Lawrence and Calhoun streets in Bluffton
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Friends of Bluffton Artists 4th Annual Invitational Local Artists Showcase | 11am-4pp
Empty Bowls | 11am-4pm
Boat Parade on the May | 4pm
Oyster Fest 5-8pm
Monday, October 15, 2018
Dinner & Learn Tour
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Author Night | 5:30pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Wine Tasting | 6-8pm
Saturday, October 20, 2018
10K Road Race & 5K Fun Run | 8-10:30am
Arts & Seafood Street Fest | 10am-5pm
Art in the Park | 10am-5pm
Rockin’ on the Dock | 6pm-Dusk
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Arts & Seafood Street Fest | 10am-4pm
Art in the Park | 11am-4pm
Daily Events
Monday, October 15 – Saturday, October 20, 2018 
Kayak & Paddle Board Tours | 8am and 10am
May River Boat Tours
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