Events

Sparkler and flag in celebration of the 4th of July

Independence Day Fireworks

Jul 4 2024 - 9:00pm
Join us on Folly Beach to celebrate our great nation and commemorate Independence Day with a Grand Fireworks Display, which launches from the beach. Grab your chair and enjoy the show! In the case of inclement weather, these details may change.Read more
Woman participating in the Wahine surfing event

Folly Beach Wahine Surf Classic

Jul 27 2024 - 6:00am to Jul 28 2024 - 6:00pm
The Folly Beach Wahine Classic is a super fun, all-girls surf contest with divisions in shortboard, longboard, bodyboard, SUP, one design, and prize money divisions - Pro Shortboard & Pro Longboard. The mission of the FBWC is to empower surfer girls of all ages with...Read more
Group of friendsnparticipating in Folly Beach surfing event

ESA-SSC Surf Events

Apr 26 2024 - 7:00am to Aug 31 2024 - 4:00pm
The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) is dedicated to the sport of amateur surfing, to the operation of a program of amateur competition for surfers of all ages and abilities, and to the establishment and preservation of free access to a clean shoreline and ocean environment...Read more
Woman dressed as mermaid in the sand

Mermaids & Mateys Street Festival Weekend

Sep 24 2024 - 8:00am
Ahoy, friends! The Folly Beach Mermaids & Mateys Event returns for another year! Round up the buccaneers and strap on a tail (if that’s your thing) to celebrate the sea and all its treasures! You may apply online to become an official Mermaid or Matey,...Read more
Caribbean performers dancing during a festival

MOJA Arts Festival

Sep 26 2024 - 9:00am to Oct 6 2024 - 8:00pm
African American and Caribbean arts are celebrated at the MOJA Arts Festival. From visual arts and classical music to dance and storytelling, this festival promises an exciting agenda for the whole family to enjoy! Consistently ranked among the Top 20 Events by the Southeast Tourism...Read more
Fresh produce on display at Folly Beach farmer's market

Folly Beach Farmers Market

Mar 5 2024 - 3:00pm to Oct 29 2024 - 9:00pm
The Folly Beach Farmers Market is a dog-friendly, family-oriented, and "Folly" kind of place! Indulge in locally grown veggies, browse handcrafted jewelry and art, and unwind when you grab a bite from one of the food trucks! Folly's community is passionate about promoting sustainability and...Read more
Angler holding a fish on a boat

Cast Off Fishing Tournaments

May 1 2024 - 5:00am to Oct 31 2024 - 8:00pm
Whether you’re a beginner or an expert angler, join the fun and enjoy a little friendly competition at the Mount Pleasant and Folly Beach Piers’ Cast-Off Tournament series! The Folly Beach Pier stretches out 1045 feet into the ocean and common catches include blue fish,...Read more
Christmas tree in downtown Charleston, SC

Tree Lighting at Folly River Park

Nov 29 2024 - 7:00pm
Stop by the Folly River Park for the annual Folly Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. These lights will surely get you in the holiday spirit! The Folly River Park is located at 58 Center St, Folly Beach, SC 29439Read more
Pink flip flops standing up in the sand

New Year’s Eve Flip-Flop Drop and Fireworks

Dec 31 2024 - 10:00pm
The famous Folly Beach Flip-Flop Drop will take place on New Year’s Eve, December 31st. Center Street will close to traffic at 10pm as revelers enjoy local restaurants and family-friendly festivities. At 11:59, the huge, sparkly flip-flops will descend to mark the stroke of midnight...Read more
Friends running to the beach during the Bill Murray Polar Plunhge

Bill Murray Polar Plunge

Jan 1 2025 - 1:00pm
We will pay homage to one of Charleston’s funniest residents, Bill Murray! The Polar Bear Plunge will round out a weekend of festivities of Folly Beach including the Flip Flop Drop & Fireworks on New Year’s Eve. The event will include a costume contest, commemorative...Read more