A Foodie’s Guide to the Beaufort Oyster Festival
This year, make a resolution to savor every bite you take and enjoy the things in life that make you happy! If you are a foodie who loves to indulge in an incredible meal and wants to visit a stunning part of the country, then head to the Beaufort Oyster Festival between January 11th & 18th, 2020. For only one week, the town will turn into a foodie paradise with fresh-picked oysters on the half shell, grilled, charbroiled, baked, fried, and served up any way you can cook them! The Sea Islands will be bustling with excitement and you won’t want to miss a second of it, so here is our guide to make the most out of the Beaufort Oyster Festival this year.
Every year, the entire state of South Carolina turns into foodie heaven for Restaurant Week. This 11-day celebration from January 9-19th, 2020 attracts people from all over the country to come try the amazing culinary creations by South Carolina’s top chefs. Hundreds of restaurants are offering special menu items, promotions, and incredible discounts. New this year is the Beaufort Oyster Festival, a special event in the seaside town of Beaufort to celebrate the “Queen of the Sea Islands”, the elegant oyster. With some of the freshest and highly sought-after oysters coming straight out of our local waters, it only makes sense to collect all of the oyster fanatics in this idyllic town for a week of seafood bliss.
South Carolina Restaurant Week is one of the most popular events every year and it’s easy to see why. Great food, specialty menu items, and incredible promotions and discounts make the whole state waiting in anticipation. This year is expected to be the biggest year yet with the addition of the Beaufort Oyster Festival. If you want to have a truly unique experience then follow our tips to avoid the crowds.
You’re here. You’re dining. You’re having a great time. Unfortunately, you can only eat so much! Luckily, Beaufort is an incredible town with so much to do in between dining your way through the downtown. While you’re here, take some time to explore the charming Sea Islands.
The beautiful town of Beaufort is matched with equally beautiful lodging options. One of the most uniquely-Beaufort lodging options is The Cuthbert House Inn. This historic antebellum mansion is an icon of Beaufort’s incredible history and architecture. Inside the elegant walls, one will find plush amenities including a gourmet breakfast to set your day off on the right foot. You can finish your coffee on the front porch overlooking the bay and walk to downtown Beaufort for the festival. After a long day of dining on fresh oysters, browsing oyster shell hand-crafts and sightseeing, your luxurious room will invite you to relax and dream about all the delicious food you get to enjoy during your stay.
The Beaufort Oyster Festival is the perfect excuse to visit this blissful beach town. Escape for a wonderful getaway filled with the freshest oysters you’ll ever taste, stunning sunrises and coastal weather, and memories from exploring the spectacular Sea Islands.
Looking to dine your way through the Beaufort Oyster Festival this January? Book your stay at The Cuthbert House Inn, an upscale B&B in a pre-Civil War mansion with unique Bay views in downtown Beaufort, SC.