Folly Gras 2019
Laissez le bon temps rouler, Folly style!
A Folly Gras tradition, the annual parade will kick-off at 11 am, entering from West Ashley and exiting on East Hudson. Dressed in their Folly Gras finest, folks from all over the Low Country take to Center Street to spread Folly Gras cheer. Our panel of esteemed judges will vote for the top three parade entries. The parade is open to anyone adhering to the rules and regulations of participation, registration is required. Large, motorized vehicles – cars, trucks, floats, buses, etc. are subject to a $20 fee. All other entries are free. Registration forms can be found below.
Festivities include: Free Mardis Gras Masks & Beads while supplies last, Street Performers, Kids Activities, Inflatables, Mardi-Gras Inspired Crafts, Wristbands for 21+ and Commemorative Cups available in the restaurants & bars. Also check out Psychic Readings, Dozens of Local Artisans, New Orleans Inspired Cuisine, $5 Deep Eddy Cocktails (at participating locations)
Food & Drink. Folly’s participating restaurants and bars will be serving up some New Orleans inspired dishes on the street and in their establishments. Enjoy $5 Deep Eddy cocktails all day at participating locations.
Vendors. Thirty arts, crafts, and fashion vendors will line Center Street for your shopping pleasure. Everything from photography, jewelry, soaps, tarot readings, paintings and more!
Safety. For the safety of all event participants, animals, coolers, bicycles, skateboards, scooters and similar items are not permitted.
Folly Gras is hosted by the Folly Association of Business (FAB), a non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting Folly and all it has to offer. Giving back to the community, FAB hosts the Polar Bear Plunge Taste of Folly, Folly Gras, Sea & Sand Festival, fireworks displays, city beautification efforts as well as contributes to local charities.
Sponsors, vendors and volunteers contact [email protected] or 843-323-5607.