November is here and the seasonal celebrations have already begun. There is a lot to enjoy if you live in an apartment around Bluffton, SC. From locally inspired gift ideas to Christmas events that offer an all-American small town feeling, there's plenty to get you in the holiday spirit.
Festival of Trees - Dec. 3-6 - See wonderfully decorated trees and don't miss the Opening Gala, featuring a silent auction, drinks and appetizers from local restaurants benefiting Friends of the Carolina Hospice.
A Night on the Town - Dec. 4 - Downtown holiday festivities that include the City of Beaufort's Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Holiday Sea Island Gullah Celebration - Dec. 4 - Join Aunt Pearlie Sue and Gullah Kinfolk for Yuletide Festivities, including a show and "Taste of Gullah Soul Food Buffet." The celebration is part of Beaufort's annual "A Night on the Town" event.
Holiday Shrimp Festival - Dec. 5 - The Shrimp Festival is back for the holiday season! Enjoy delicious food from local restaurants, vote for your favorite and admission is free. Food and beverage tickets will be for sale.
Light Up The Night Boat Parade - Dec. 5 - See magically lit boats cruise down the Beaufort River, while enjoying hot chocolate and holiday cheer.
Beaufort Christmas Parade - Dec. 6 - Floats, bands and groups of walkers will parade through the streets of historic downtown.
Candice Glover & Friends - A Christmas Gospel Concert - Dec. 12 - Join Candice Glover, Beaufort's own "American Idol," and her friends for a special Christmas celebration benefiting The Thumbs Up Children's Learning Center.
Beaufort Chamber of Commerce