Folly Beach is well known for our seasonal festivals. From street festivals to beach-wide art and music festivals, Folly Beach knows how to have fun! Most of these annual events
take place between early fall and early spring.
The longest running annual event on Folly Beach, this Festival draws thousands every year to participate in a 5K run, surf competition, sandcastle building contest, pageant, carnival games and all day street party.
Celebrate the music that has been a part of Folly Beach since the Big Bands played on The Pier in the 40's. Visit the house where Gershwin wrote "Porgy & Bess" and enjoy dozens of free musical events. Learn More
A cancer benefit that raises money for Folly Beach residents who are receiving cancer treatments, this street festival features live music, an art competition, an auction & carnival atmosphere. Learn More
The Annual Polar Bear Plunge pays homage to local resident, Bill Murray. Attendees start the New Year with a plunge into the (barely) cold Atlantic while dresses as their favorite Bill character. Then all head over to center street for a little hair-of-the-dog. Learn More