Toting not only yet another impressive musical lineup, the festival also brings back Pass the Peas, a distinctive, family-style dining experience that precedes the festival each day. Attendees will enjoy locally crafted libations, artfully prepared and hand-selected food, as well as wines paired from around the world.

This curated brunch series features some of Charleston’s finest in culinary arts, including Jacques Larson of Obstinate Daughter, Kevin Getzewich of 1 Broad, and Matt Connelly of North Charleston’s Evo on Saturday, April 21; Emily Hahn of The Getaway, Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott’s BBQ, and Carrie Moray of Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit on Sunday, April 22.

Also returning is Low Tide Social, the official High Water kickoff party on Friday, April 20, celebrating all things Charleston. Attendees will enjoy a Lowcountry boil from The Smoking Pot, fresh oysters courtesy of Seaborn Oyster Company and delectable desserts, in addition to specialty cocktails crafted by some of Charleston’s most celebrated bartenders. Low Tide Social will also showcase a night of live music featuring special guests curated by Shovels & Rope.

Seaborn Oyster Co. also returns with four hands-on oyster education classes, introducing the basics of oysters and oyster-farming. These classes will provide attendees with the skills and insight needed to shuck and enjoy oysters on their own.

Pass the Peas, Low Tide Social, and Seaborn Oyster Co.’s oyster education classes are all available to purchase as an add on to a festival weekend pass during the purchasing process. Very limited quantities are available to each of these High Water experiences.

While offering an integration of music, food, and art, High Water Festival was created with the goal of providing a positive, lasting impact on the greater Charleston community. In support of that mission, a portion of the proceeds from the event benefits The Green Heart Project, Charleston Waterkeeper, and Water Mission.

High Water Festival is produced by AC Entertainment in conjunction with Dogwood Artist Management. Both parties are excited to work with the city of North Charleston once again to shine a light on this amazing location and the burgeoning cultural center that is the region surrounding North Charleston.

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