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.

Schedule of Events:

Kayak and Paddle Board Tours on the May River

May River Boat Tours with May River Excursions

Join Capt. Chris and his crew for a one hour guided "Skiff" cruise on the May searching for local wildlife, discussing history and soaking up the tidal estuary air.
$20/ per person...subject to availability. All trips leave on the hour every hour from the county dock at the end of Calhoun Street. Please call Capt. Chris for reservations and more information. 843-304-2878

6:00PM - 10:00PM

Red Apron sips and Seafood Party - Presented by Bluffton Self Help

Waddell Mariculture Center

Join us for a grand culinary celebration.  The evening's menu will include the celebrity chef demonstration, Lowcountry dining and savory cocktails, along with live and silent auctions.  Limited tickets and sponsorships are available and can be purchased online at sipsandseafood.com.  All proceeds benefit Bluffton Self Help.