Enjoy Shopping Local, Art, Music, Food and Fun at First Friday this October!

Get ready for some scavenger hunt fun at the next First Friday, October 4th!

First Friday is a celebration of Downtown shops, restaurants, cultural venues, and community. It’s a fun night for the downtown businesses and for locals! Come explore downtown galleries, shopping, and eateries throughout the evening. Enjoy the entertainment and live demonstrations too! The event is FREE and open to the public. Be sure to Pick up a special Scavenger Hunt punch card from any participating merchant and let the fun begin.

For more info follow the Downtown Merchants Association on Facebook below.


Below is a list of participating stores and businesses of the Downtown Merchants Association in downtown Beaufort, SC.
We encourage you to show your support for these fine establishments and #shoplocalbeaufort!


Atelier on Bay


Balance Boutique Fitness

Bay Street Jewelers

Bay Street Outfitters

Bay Street Treasures

Beaufort Art Association

Beaufort Belle

Beaufort Bread Company

Beaufort Emporium

Beaufort River Glass

Blackstone’s Cafe

Coastal Art Supply

Common Ground

Cook on Bay


Down by the Bay

Finders Keepers

Good Aura


I Pinckney Simons Gallery

Island Lavender

It’s Retail Therapy

Kilwins Beaufort

Lulu Burgess

M Home Interiors

Modern Jewelers

Monkey’s Uncle

Olive the Above

Oyster Cay Collection

Paints N Paradise

Panini’s on the Waterfront


Scout Southern Market

Something for Everyone

Southern Sweets

Sweet Bay

The Cuthbert House

The Lollipop Shop

The Rustic Pup

The Tabby Shore Gift Boutique

Thibault Gallery


Yo Yo’s Ice Cream Shop