April 21-22, 2018

Riverfront Park
N. Charleston, SC

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Join us in celebrating the best of Southern cuisine and culture with local chefs collaborating on their favorite dishes for a unique, family-style dining experience at High Water. At Pass the Peas, fans will enjoy locally crafted libations, artfully prepared and hand-selected food, as well as wines paired from around the world. This curated brunch series will have you breaking bread with Charleston’s finest in culinary arts.


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We’re thrilled to bring back our kickoff party the Low Tide Social for a celebration of all things Charleston! Join us for a low country 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. Last but not least, expect a night of live music featuring some very special guests — all curated by Shovels & Rope.


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Calling all oyster lovers (or those who want to be)! Seaborn Oyster Co. is bringing High Water Festival attendees four exclusive oyster education classes, teaching you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Charleston’s favorite bivalve! The one-hour class will introduce the basics of oysters and oyster-farming and will provide students with the skills and insight needed to shuck and enjoy oysters on their own.


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Amenities Include:

  • Access to all stages
  • Access to all food and bars (separately priced)
  • NOTE: General Admission Weekend Passes will be sold at each price level until that allotment is gone, at which time the price will move to the next price level. There is no difference in the tiers; it’s simply an incentive to purchase sooner rather than later.

Level 1: $119.50+fees

Level 2: $139.50+fees

Level 3: $159.50+fees

Level 4 / Day-of-show: $179.50+fees


Amenities Include:

  • Priority entrance lane into the festival

  • Premium main stage viewing area

  • Free reserved parking near festival grounds

  • Exclusive lounge/hang area

  • Exclusive restroom trailers

  • Access to exclusive bar

  • Commemorative gift package


Amenities Include:

  • Locally crafted libations, artfully prepared and hand-selected food, as well as wines paired from around the world
  • NOTE: Pass the Peas tickets are available as an add-on during your festival pass purchasing process.



Amenities Include:

  • A meal of traditional low country boil prepared by The Smoking Pot

  • Fresh oysters from Seaborn Oyster Company *

  • Specialty cocktails by local guest bartenders *

  • Exclusive access to live music performance curated by Shovels & Rope to be announced

  • Early access to High Water 2018 festival merchandise
  • NOTE: Low Tide Social tickets are available as an add-on during your festival pass purchasing process.

  • * = Available for an additional charge


Amenities Include:

  • Shuck and taste a dozen oysters from Seaborn Oyster Co.


Riverfront Park

Nonprofit Partners

Charleston Waterkeeper is an on-the-water defender working to protect Charleston’s waterways from pollution. Part scientist, part teacher, and part lawyer we are an independent community supported voice for clean, healthy local waterways. We work to protect and restore Charleston’s harbor, rivers, and tidal creeks. With a unique and effective boots-on-the-water approach our goal is to protect the public’s right to clean, healthy waterways for fishing and swimming.

Water Mission is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds, and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for communities in need around the world.

The Green Heart Project is a Charleston-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that builds garden-based experiential learning projects and farm-to-school programs to educate students, connect people and cultivate community through growing, eating, and celebrating food.


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