Beginning Friday, July 14th through Sunday, July 23rd, the 2023 Beaufort Water Festival will be taking place on the Beaufort River in Beaufort, South Carolina. A variety of on-water and shoreside events will be held at the Waterfront Front. Please see the display below for times and locations.
Marine Safety Information Bulletin
These events will include the following safety zones which may be enforced as detailed below in accordance with 33 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) 100.704 for the safety of life on navigable waterways:
Marine Events – Starting July 14th through July 23rd, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, all waters within 200 yards from the seawall at Waterfront Park extending from Lady’s Island Bridge to Spanish Point in Beaufort, SC.
Fireworks Display – On July 14th, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., all waters within a 200-yard radius of the
fireworks launch site.
Air Show – On July 22nd, from noon to 5:00 p.m., a portion of the Beaufort River will be closed to vessel traffic as shown below.
Multiple law enforcement agencies will be involved in official event patrol. The USCG Patrol Commander and official event patrol may be contacted via VHF Channel 16.