Exhibitor Set-Up & Docking

Water Exhibits

  • You can begin docking at 3 pm on Friday.
  • To arrange earlier dockage call Johnny Weaver (843) 907-1878

Land Exhibits

  • Set-up begins at 7 am on Saturday – DO NOT SET UP BEFORE 7 AM
  • All boats/commercial exhibits must be in place and vehicles moved by 10 am
  • ENTER at the intersection of King and Front Sts
  • You will be guided to your space by a volunteer.
  • Unload your vehicle and MOVE IT OUT OF THE AREA before setting up. We have approx 100 exhibits to get in place by 10 am so please move quickly.
  • EXIT at the intersection of Front & Screven Sts.
  • On Saturday, land exhibits must stay in place until 6 PM.  The street will be closed to traffic until 6 PM for the safety of pedestrians.
  • On Sunday, land exhibits must stay in place until 4 PM.  The street will be closed to traffic until 4 PM for the safety of pedestrians. 

CHECK-IN 

Friday night 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Exhibitor Welcome Reception
The Exhibitor Welcome Reception will be held under the tent in the parking lot beside the SC Maritime Museum at 729 Front Street (intersection of Front and Broad Sts.)  Beer, wine, and snacks will be served to welcome our exhibitors.  You may check in and pick up your Welcome Bag at this time.

Saturday morning 8 am – 11 am at the Registration / Information Tent located in front of the SC Maritime Museum
Pick up your Welcome Bag which will contain your *boat number/sign, name tag, a ticket for the Saturday night Exhibitor Appreciation Event and a T-shirt voucher. The T-shirt tent will open at 11 am on Saturday.  Boat exhibitors: choose your size and present your T-shirt voucher.

*JUDGING WILL BEGIN AT 10 AM SATURDAY.  DISPLAY YOUR BOAT NUMBER/SIGN AND WEAR YOUR NAME TAG (located in your Welcome Bag) SO THE JUDGES CAN FIND YOU. 

The People’s Choice Award 
Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite boat at the Ticket Sales Tent located at the intersection of Front and Broad Streets.  You may vote only one time.