066One of the biggest festivals of the year on Folly Beach and one of the best times to be here is the 2014 Sea and Sand Festival.  Many activities including a 5K run, Miss Folly Beach pageant, a Sand Castle Competition, and more are on tap for the weekend.  Center Street is blocked off on Saturday and filled with food vendors, crafts, music, games, and more.  There are events Friday night and Sunday also, so check the calendar.

Friday April 11 – Sunday April 13, 2014

 

A Folly Association of Business (FAB) Event. (www.visitfolly.com)

Folly Beach’s longest-running, largest and most family-friendly festival & fundraiser for Folly Beach Parks & Rec.

Friday, April 11 features the Miss Sea & Sand Fest Pageant at the Folly River Park at 7:30 p.m.Miss Sea and Sand Pageant 2014
https://www.facebook.com/events/841741735842110/

Get off & running with the Coffin Island 5K Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m.COFFIN ISLAND 5K 2014
http://www.active.com/folly-beach-sc/running/distance-running-races/coffin-island-5k-2014?cmp=23-127

The Street Party begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12 on Center Street & goes until 5 p.m. Attractions include over 100 local food and art vendors, a silent auction, jump castles, carnival games, face-painting & other kids’ activities, Folly Art Guild’s ‘Art in the Park’ and live music on two stages by Bret Mosley, Folly Beach Reggae Allstars, Guilt Ridden Troubadour, Rusty Hook Ramblers, Shakin’ Martinis, Sunflowers & Sin, and more TBA…
http://www.follybeachfestivals.com/

On Sunday, get started with the 4th Annual Sand Sculpting Contest from 1-4 p.m. on the beach in front of Tides / Blue.
http://follybeachnow.com/2014-sea-sand-sandcastle-competitionSandcastle Competition Poster

And wrap the weekend up with the East Coast Party Band finale concert from 3-6 pm, also at the Tides.
http://www.tidesfollybeach.com/