Folly is Turning 40 - Weekend Celebration Planned

folly40The town of Folly Beach will commemorate its 40th Anniversary with a weekend-long celebration this September. Starting on Friday the 20th, residents and visitors can enjoy numerous events honoring Folly's 1973 incorporation. Here's a look at the celebration's schedule:

Friday, September 20

  • TBA - Showing of the 25th Anniversary video history of Folly Beach through 1998 - TBA
  • TBA - Speakers on how Folly has evolve - TBA
  • 7 pm - Moonlight Mixer - Folly Beach Pier

Saturday, September 21

  • 8 am - 5k Run, Walk, Skate, Bike and Dog Walk
  • 9:30 am - Center Street closes to vehicles
  • 11 am - 8 pm: Party on Center Street
    • Carnival Rides: Ferris Wheel, Carnival Swing, Carnival Slide and Carousel
    • Food vendors
    • Booths and Games
    • Pirate Combo Jump Castle and Slide
    • Old School Arcade Games
    • Clowns and Face Painting
    • Art exhibitors in Folly River Park
  • 11 am - Robo Surf Machine
  • 11:30 am - Calhoun’s Calling
  • 1:30 pm - A Speaker (TBA) and Announcements
  • 3 pm - Lonnie Hamilton Jazz Quartet

Sunday, September 22

  • 11 am - Street fair reopens
    • Carnival Rides
    • Food vendors
    • Booths and Games
    •  Pirate Combo Jump Castle and Slide
    •  Longboard Surf Competition
    • Half-Rubber Tournament on the Beach
  • 12 pm - 4 pm:  Classic Car Show – West Arctic Street
  • 12 pm – 2 pm: The Shakin’ Martinis - The Tides
  • 3 pm - 6 pm: The Tams - The Tides

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