FEB 24 2016

Shark Fishing Ban off Folly Pier

All along the Folly Beach pier there are signs warning people that fishing for sharks is banned. These signs, however, are not always effective. Mark Patrick of Charleston County Parks says that, despite the signs, they still receive inquiries about shark fishing as well as catching some people continuing to target the sharks at the … Continue reading Shark Fishing Ban off Folly Pier

FEB 23 2016

Fields to Families: Helping Families with Local Produce

It comes as no surprise to most that buying a cheeseburger at a local fast food joint is much cheaper than purchasing a small salad or veggie burger. Generally, you can get a small cheeseburger for around $1. Having less than optimal choices, our underprivileged have little options which potentially cause long lasting health problems. … Continue reading Fields to Families: Helping Families with Local Produce

FEB 19 2016

Girls night out in Charleston: 4 Fun Things to Do

Ladies, if you’re looking for a girl’s night out in Charleston while you stay on Folly Beach you’re in luck. Charleston is a top wedding and bachelorette destination for a reason: fun activities geared toward women abound from art and music to shopping or just relaxing on the rooftop with a glass of wine or … Continue reading Girls night out in Charleston: 4 Fun Things to Do

FEB 11 2016

Sunrises & Sunsets in Folly

With Valentine’s day approaching, we wanted to celebrate our love for Folly by capturing some of our favorite sunrises and sunsets. ENJOY. Folly Pier Sunset. Gorgeous Sunrise over the Atlantic.

FEB 04 2016

Warrior Surf Foundation: The Healing Powers of the Ocean

The 7th Annual Oyster Roast was held this past Saturday at the Brick House Kitchen. The family friendly event, coordinated by Director Ben Bounds, was well received by the community and garnered thousands of dollars that went to the nonprofit, Warrior Surf Foundation. Warrior Surf Foundation was founded by true american combat veterans from Operation … Continue reading Warrior Surf Foundation: The Healing Powers of the Ocean

JAN 26 2016

Our Top 13 Favorite Cocktails in Folly

Folly Beach was a hotbed of activity last week with the Taste of Folly. Dozens of restaurants and vendors participated in what turned out to be the largest opening festival since its conception with over 4,500 in attendance. The event opened on Friday night with a Bartender’s Mix Off at the Tides Hotel where representatives … Continue reading Our Top 13 Favorite Cocktails in Folly

JAN 26 2016

A Folly Kind of Wedding: Wedding Planning in Folly Beach

Charleston and the surrounding area is the second most popular destination for weddings in all of the USA. Folly Beach is so popular for a vacation destination due to the great weather, beaches, fabulous restaurants, many golfing options. The new year has only just begun and it brought with it millions of newly engaged couples. … Continue reading A Folly Kind of Wedding: Wedding Planning in Folly Beach

JAN 06 2016

6 Great Day Trips from Folly

There is a lot to be said about being on the coast of South Carolina. Certainly, being close to the beach provides endless amounts of entertainment and fun. When the weather turns chilly and winter sets in, we start looking for alternative ways to spend our time. There are several fabulous day trips for those … Continue reading 6 Great Day Trips from Folly

DEC 31 2015

5 New Year’s Eve Events In and Around Folly

2015 is ending with what has been unusually balmy weather, and Folly Beach surfers have loved it! The beaches have been covered with visitors and locals enjoying the last vestiges of warm weather before cold finally sets in next month. Many local restaurants are celebrating the beginning of 2016 with food and drink specials, but … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Eve Events In and Around Folly

DEC 01 2015

Our Top 3 Seafood Restaurants in Folly & Charleston

Folly Beach is a great place for seafood. Whether you’re looking for a place to go out to eat, or want to prepare it yourself, Folly Beach has plenty of great seafood spots. Whether you like fried shrimp, oysters on the half-shell or a good old-fashioned Lowcountry Boil, these restaurants have what it takes to … Continue reading Our Top 3 Seafood Restaurants in Folly & Charleston

NOV 18 2015

Charleston: Top 3 Thanksgiving Day Meals 2015

There can be no better place than Folly Beach for Thanksgiving. If you’re planning to spend your holiday in the lowcountry, there are places you can go to make your dinner spectacular without having to slave away for hours cooking. Everybody knows that you spend hours cooking only to have it eaten in 15 minutes! … Continue reading Charleston: Top 3 Thanksgiving Day Meals 2015

SEP 29 2015

Folly Beach Music Venues

Folly Beach has a well cultivated food and beverage scene that includes live music all over the island. We are beginning a series that will include the following: Best Jazz Venues and Festivals Where Do the Locals Go? Best Happy Hours on the Island Best Dance Venues Late Night Eats, Drinks and Dance Shaggin’ Rights … Continue reading Folly Beach Music Venues

AUG 18 2015

St James Gate and The Green Room

Folly Beach has many venues who offer a great variety of live music and food. St. James Gate, located on Center Street in the old Shrimp Company’s building in front of the Tides Hotel, is proving to be one of the largest and most up-and-coming venues on the island. The Irish Pub’s Garden is a … Continue reading St James Gate and The Green Room

NOV 14 2014

Bert’s Thanksgiving Dinner

Bert’s Market, located at 202 E Ashley Avenue, is a Folly Favorite. Patrons and fans have watched as the shop has expanded over the years. New additions, such as the new deli, are popular hot spots for locals and visitors alike. For the first time, Bert’s is offering pre-cooked Thanksgiving dinners fresh out of their … Continue reading Bert’s Thanksgiving Dinner

NOV 03 2014

Battle of the Bags

On November 8th, the Turtle Watch Program is hosting a fundraiser for the inaugural Folly Beach Battle of the Bags cornhole tournament.  Two person teams will compete in a double elimination battle to win cash prizes of $750 for first prize and $250 for second.  Sign in will begin at noon at the Folly Beach … Continue reading Battle of the Bags