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Award-winning festivals and hometown celebrations of arts and crafts, great music, and delicious local food. Movie nights and arts festivals, historic walking tours and paddleboard practice, cocktail classes, and live music. There’s always something to celebrate in the Heart of the LowcountryTM and we’d love for you to join us. 

Mayfest

May 11, 2024

Here comes the 43rd Anniversary of Mayfest coordinated by The Rotary Club of Bluffton!  Featuring more than 130 artists and food vendors.

Considered one of the best hometown festivals in the country and admissions is free!! Get ready for an outstanding event featuring local and regional arts and crafts, great music, and delectable local foods up and down the street, our hilarious Ugly Dog contest and the messy, funny, pie eating contest.

This year’s featured artist is Lauren Terrett.

 

Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival

October 12–20, 2024

The award-winning Annual Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival is held annually in the charming and eclectic historic district, well known for its quirky art community, amazing restaurants, and natural river beauty.

The Seafood Festival is a weeklong event offering a myriad of activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Lowcountry cuisine, rich history, culture and art of the area and Southern hospitality found only in Bluffton.

The highlight of the festival has always been the Street Fest. The 2024 Street Fest will be held Saturday October 19th & Sunday October 20th.

It includes a juried fine art show featuring over 100 artists from ten different states displaying and selling art, delicious food provided by the area's premier culinary spots, along with great music and entertainment.

 

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