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

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

MAY 22 2017

Why Plastic and Styrofoam Aren’t Allowed at the Beach?

Try to imagine for a minute, if you will, what eight million metric tons of plastic might look like. Got a clear visual? Now picture that overwhelming mass of plastic filling the surf at Folly Beach. That’s right — that’s how much plastic waste makes its way into the world’s oceans each year… a whoppin’ … Continue reading Why Plastic and Styrofoam Aren’t Allowed at the Beach?

MAY 03 2017

Why You Shouldn’t Let Fear of Sharks Keep You Out of the Water

We’ve all seen Jaws. We’ve watched the Shark Week documentaries about shark attack survivors. In short, we know shark attacks do happen, but we’re lucky enough to live in a part of the world where that is rarely an up-close-and-personal part of reality. But this past weekend, we got a reminder that, yes, sharks do … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Let Fear of Sharks Keep You Out of the Water

MAY 01 2017

Where Should I Park When I Come to Folly?

The secret’s out about Folly Beach – it’s the place to be during the summer. And, well, spring and the fall and basically year-round. But as the Charleston area has exploded in popularity these last few years, the pull of the beach means we have more people than ever trying to fit on Folly on … Continue reading Where Should I Park When I Come to Folly?

APR 28 2017

Feel Free to Bring Fido to Folly, But Don’t Forget the Rules Change in May

From restaurants like Lost Dog inspired by pups to store owners who are happy to entertain canine “customers,” Folly Beach is a bona-fide (or should we say bone-a-fide?) dog-friendly beach. Visitors and locals alike take pride in the way the community welcomes man’s best friend. If you’ve been to the beach lately, you’ve probably seen … Continue reading Feel Free to Bring Fido to Folly, But Don’t Forget the Rules Change in May

MAR 27 2017

The Sea & Sand Festival Returns to Folly Beach for Family-Friendly Fun

It may only be Monday, but we’re already dreaming about the weekend on Folly – to be specific, the weekend of April 7 through April 9. Why? Because that weekends marks the 27th Annual Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival, of course! The longest-running and most family-friendly event held on our esteemed streets, the Sea … Continue reading The Sea & Sand Festival Returns to Folly Beach for Family-Friendly Fun