Charleston HarborFest

Charleston Harbor Festival is an annual festival hosted by the South Carolina Maritime Foundation, a public nonprofit organization that owns and operates the tall ship Spirit of South Carolina.

Charleston HarborFest is a family-friendly festival with fun and learning. Here you will experience the beauty of sailing ships of all kinds. You will also encounter pirates giving their best “Argh” while helping out with interactive educational exhibits. Charleston Harbor Fest is one of the major maritime events hosted by the Foundation to help fund its educational programs.

Charleston Harbor Fest 2011

Thursday, May 12th
VELUX 5 OCEANS Vessels and Race Village
Open to Public: 1:00 – 6:00 PM

Friday, May 13th
Festival Grounds Open to Public: 1:00 – 6:00 PM
Skipper Bon Voyage Party: 5:00 – 8:00 PM

Saturday, May 14th
Festival Grounds Open to Public: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
VELUX 5 OCEANS Parade of Sail: 12:30 PM
VELUX 5 OCEANS Race Restart: 3:00 PM

Sunday, May 15th
Festival Grounds Open to Public: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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