There will be Mardi Gras celebrations on Folly Beach this Saturday February 13th, 2010 from 12-5 for the annual Folly Gras party and parade. Wear your beads and most colorful outfit and come down to Center Street and celebrate New Orleans style.
Live Music by:
|Jason and the Juggernauts|
|Oscar Rivers Band|
|Stratton Lawrence & Stratton Moore|
|DJ Ron in the park|
Parade trophies will be awarded for the following categories:
***Best Golf Cart***
- Decorated Floats, Golf Carts, Marching, & Alternative transportation only! NO CARS OR TRUCKS UNLESS THEY ARE PULLING A FLOAT! You must be in Mardi Gras costume to participate! We Welcome decorated pets!
- Must be at the Folly Beach Public Boat Landing by 1:30 pm for lineup
We have asked our restaurants to prepare special New Orleans food fare and Mardi Gras drinks beginning at 1 pm. There will also be a trophy awarded to a restaurant for Best Food Fare.
We will have live music set up at different locations on Center Street. The Parade will begin at 2 pm and start at the Public Boat Landing. When the Parade ends at the Holiday Inn, Indian, Huron, Hudson will reopen. There will be music, dancing and food in the streets provided by our own businesses from 1 to 5 pm.
Masks will be sold at City Hall for $2.00 first come first served. Free beads given with each mask.
The Folly Beach Arts and Crafts Guild will also be in the Park with their crafts and vendors.
If you have any questions, please contact Mary Cunningham at City Hall; 513-1836 or 708-1113.
Saturday January 23rd, 2010 12-4 PM
Come out and enjoy a day on Folly Beach while tasting everything the restaurants have to offer. There will be booths set up from each restaurant where you can sample their menu and talk to the chefs and find out how they make their magic. Center Street will be closed which always means a good time and many memories. There will also be fun activities such as:
Hot Dog Eating Contest
Live Music w/ the Hawkes
This annual event benefits Habitat for Humanity and features barbecue, bluegrass, and beer. Tickets are $25/adults and include barbecue and three drink tickets. Under 21 are $12 and 12 and under are free. Bowens Island is off Folly Road before you get to Folly Beach. Sunday June 28, 2009 3-8pm.