JUN 15 2018

Top Five Spots for Live Music on Folly Beach

There’s nothing like relaxing to live music with cold drink in hand at the end of a sunny beach day. We are sharing some of our favorite places to catch the best live music while vacationing on Folly. This list covers all the bases—whether you want a family friendly environment with a great menu or … Continue reading Top Five Spots for Live Music on Folly Beach

JUN 05 2018

Top Five Folly Beach Burgers

Whether you like your burger as song says, “with lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57 and french fried potatoes, big kosher pickle and a cold draught beer”  or maybe a slightly different way, you’ve come to the right place. So which way do you steer?   Rita’s “The Rita”   Rita’s has a great menu and … Continue reading Top Five Folly Beach Burgers

MAY 31 2018

Folly Beach Movie Nights At Tides Hotel

Hitting the beach or catching a great movie are two of summer’s most enjoyable pastimes and now on Folly Beach, it’s possible to do both simultaneously. Folly Beach’s Tides Hotel is hosting a special free event each Wednesday night during the season, that will allow you to pull up a beach chair or blanket and … Continue reading Folly Beach Movie Nights At Tides Hotel

MAR 13 2018

5 Things to Know About Living in Folly Beach

Relax..Slow Down. People of Folly Beach know this to be true and live by the phrase. Folly Beach, known as The Edge of America, has many qualities that make it one of the most relaxing places on Earth. From composer and pianist George Gershwin to local writer Dorothea Frank, artists have been known to flock … Continue reading 5 Things to Know About Living in Folly Beach

FEB 13 2018

10 Reasons to Spend your Spring Break in Folly Beach

Spring Break is quickly approaching and there is a lot to do on Folly Beach that make it the best place to spend the break while enjoying a little time off with your family. While we understand we can’t possible include everything to do in Folly in ten reasons, incorporate some of these plans and … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Spend your Spring Break in Folly Beach

JAN 16 2018

Follywood to Host 8th Annual Oyster Roast Benefitting Warrior Surf Foundation

On Saturday, Janaury 27th, Follywood Productions is hosting the eighth installment of their annual Oyster Roast, and the second to benefit Warrior Surf Foundation. This year’s oyster roast will take place at The Barrel on Folly Road, and will feature Charleston’s best bands, playing tributes to classic rock. Doors open at noon, and the festivities … Continue reading Follywood to Host 8th Annual Oyster Roast Benefitting Warrior Surf Foundation

DEC 30 2017

Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Bear Plunge: Zombieland Edition

Every year on New Year’s Day, residents and visitors to Charleston and the surrounding area gather on the beach in front of the Tides Hotel to partake in the Polar Bear Plunge. While this has been a Folly Beach tradition for many years, in 2014 the plunge was dedicated to Bill Murray, one of Charleston’s … Continue reading Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Bear Plunge: Zombieland Edition

DEC 27 2017

Folly Beach New Year: Top 5 Things To Do

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and Folly Beach is the place to be. With special events and parties lining the streets, you can’t go wrong by choosing to bring in the New Year down on Folly Beach. We’ve rounded up the best Folly Beach New Year’s Eve events and parties to help … Continue reading Folly Beach New Year: Top 5 Things To Do

NOV 14 2017

Very Thankful for Folly

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s the time of year to gather our family around us, eat until we’re past full, and give thanks for all the amazing things in our lives. This year, while you are counting blessings, be sure add Folly Beach to your list. Here are some of the things we … Continue reading Very Thankful for Folly

SEP 06 2017

Hurricane Irma: What it Means for Folly Beach

Hurricane Irma looks like she might pose a real threat to the southeastern United States. So what’s that mean for Folly Beach? As of now, the hurricane does not have a direct trajectory toward Folly. However, storms change paths quickly, so it’s important to keep an eye on the situation and take reasonable steps to … Continue reading Hurricane Irma: What it Means for Folly Beach

AUG 27 2017

Sunken Boats Present Hazard to Other Boaters, Environment

Just as there are few things better than boating in the lowcountry, there are few things worse than being the owner of a sunken vessel. Boats sink – it happens. It’s awful, but it happens. What’s really unfortunate about a sunken boat is that is can be costly to have the vessel removed. Plus, the … Continue reading Sunken Boats Present Hazard to Other Boaters, Environment

AUG 16 2017

Experience a Total Eclipse on the South Carolina Coast

The Great American Eclipse will traverse the United States for 94 minutes before exiting off the coast of South Carolina on August 21. While hundreds of thousands of visitors are already flocking to SC for vacations as high season winds down, even more are expected to visit during the eclipse. This is because SC is … Continue reading Experience a Total Eclipse on the South Carolina Coast

AUG 14 2017

Pluff Mud

I’m describing something salt marsh-ubiquitous. You’ve likely smelled it and maybe even stepped in it. Some have even smeared it on their face and body. If you’ve done these things, you’re allowed to call yourself a pluff-mudder. Oysters grow on it and spartina grows in it. Fiddler crabs stir it up. This stuff can suck … Continue reading Pluff Mud

AUG 01 2017

Folly Favorite: Bert’s Market

One of the most popular places for residents and those in the know on Folly Beach is Bert’s Market, located just off of Center Street at 202 Ashley Avenue. Bert’s is a 24 hour grocery and convenience store that is known for its “We may doze, but we never close” motto. The store is considered … Continue reading Folly Favorite: Bert’s Market

JUN 22 2017

6 Ways to Protect Folly Beach’s Biodiversity

As summer stretches on in an dizzying array of sunny days, the number of visitors flocking to Folly’s shores will seemingly grow exponentially. And as more people soak up our little beach town’s undeniable beauty and charm, there will naturally be more interaction between locals, the native flora and fauna, and tourists — or as … Continue reading 6 Ways to Protect Folly Beach’s Biodiversity