NC Maritime Museum, Gallants Channel Annex
293 W Beaufort Rd Ext
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 241-9049

August 13 - August 15, 2021   In August of each year, Beaufort commemorates its rich pirate history with the Beaufort Pirate Invasion. Demonstrations of black powder weapons, swords and cutlasses are part of the pirate encampment. Dressed in historical costumes from the 17th and early 18th centuries, pirates engage the audience...more about The Beaufort Pirate Invasion

315 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-1638

August 7, 2021  Spritsail skiffs race for the coveted Shanghai Trophy in this regatta organized by the Traditional Small Craft Association, a Chapter of the Friends of the NC Maritime Museum. Boat registration is required for participation, but admission is free for spectators and sailors alike. The activities begin in front of...more about Traditional Skiff Regatta


Beaufort's Brewin' Beaufort Events
Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend
129 Middle Lane
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-0708

September, 2021 TBD  Beaufort's Brewin' Beer Festival starts on Friday 9/27 with a beer seminar, beer dinners and a Pub Crawl. On Saturday, 9/28 activities lead up to the all-time favorite Beer, Bubbles, and BBQ event from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. This tasting event and competition bring in craft breweries and brewpubs from around North Carolina...more about Beaufort's Brewin'

Murder Mystery Dinner Beaufort Events
Maritime Museum
315 Front St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-1638

September 2021 has been cancelled, but will return for 2022  Dine on a delicious catered meal and detect the clues of the mystery at the 11th annual Friends of the NC Maritime Museum Murder Mystery Dinner. Advanced registration is required and tickets sell out quickly, so buy early. The $55 ticket per...more about Murder Mystery Dinner

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