Here is the best event information for the 28th Annual Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival in Folly Beach, bringing along a weekend of family-friendly fun September 21-23. The Sea & Sand Festival is Folly Beach’s longest-running, largest and most family-friendly festival, with proceeds benefiting Folly Beach projects chosen by the Folly Association of Business.
Friday, September 21
The festival kicks off on Friday, September 21 at 7pm with the 5th annual Miss Sea & Sand Festival Pageant. Winners in various age groups will have the opportunity to wear their crowns and sashes during the next two days of the festival.
Saturday, September 22
The festival continues on Saturday, September 22, with the Sea & Sand Street Festival held from 10am-4pm on Center Street. This full day of fun will boast several attractions including local food and art vendors, a silent auction, inflatables, carnival games, face painting, and live music by headliner Occasional Milkshake, as well as Ros Bonghi, The Secrets, and The Ol’ 55s. Tickets may be purchased in advance at City Hall, Folly Beach Library and online, or they may be purchased at the door. Folly Beach residents and children age 12 & under get into the event free.
Sunday, September 23
Sunday, September 23 marks the final day of the festival. The annual Sand Sculpting Contest and volleyball competition will be held in front of the Tides Hotel during the afternoon. These events stir up a friendly competition in the sand, where the public is encouraged to watch and show their support for all competitors.
The 28th Annual Sea & Sand Festival is a Folly Association of Business (FAB) event. Ticket and entry prices vary for each individual event. For more information, visit www.VisitFolly.com, or download the Visit Folly app.