All are invited to the 16th Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival on Paris Avenue in Port Royal on Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Local chefs will be serving favorite soft shell crab dishes as well as a variety of other festival foods.
In addition to a Classic Car Show from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., attendees can enjoy a Kids Zone featuring affordable rides for a variety of ages, face painting and balloon animals by local favorite Tux the Clown.
A variety of craft vendors will line Paris Avenue. Bikers Against Bullies will also be in attendance.
Live music will include Frogmore Stu playing from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; The Blues Boys performing from 1-2:30 p.m.; and Bootless from 3-5 p.m.
The Rotary Club of Beaufort will hold its annual crab race on Battery Creek, with an available top prize of $40,000 to one possible winner and 10 chances to win $5,000! More information about the 2019 crab race is available at
Key sponsors include the Town of Port Royal, First Federal Bank, Coors Light, Preserve at Port Royal, Waste Pro and the Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette.