As spring arrives, the weather begins to warm, local flora begins to bloom, and Folly Beach once again becomes a hub for beachgoers, entertainment, and outdoor activities. With so many fantastic things to do around the Folly Beach area, we’ve compiled all of the perfect Folly Beach activities there is to do during the spring months. From surf lessons to sports fishing to unique outdoor dining and exploring the historic area, there’s something for everyone to enjoy throughout the spring.

Check out our list of the best Folly Beach activities you can enjoy this spring!

Hit the Water

Take to the water for an exciting day surfing Folly Beach, kayaking along the Ashley River, paddleboarding, and sports fishing for big game fish. From the most experienced angler to novice surfers and paddleboarders, all experience levels are welcome to enjoy and take part in these Folly Beach activities.

surfers running into the ocean

Charleston Kayak Company

(843) 628-2879

Charleston Paddleboard Co.

(843) 452-4833

Shaka Surf School

(843) 607-9911

Tide Down Sport Fishing

(843) 593-4920

Head to Folly Beach Pier

The Folly Beach Pier is not only a Folly Beach landmark, but it’s also an east coast landmark, stretching 1,045 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, the second longest pier on the east coast! With the milder spring weather, you’ll have no trouble spending a day at the pier, from fishing, birding, walking, and cherishing the gorgeous views. Rent a fishing rod at the on-site fishing shop and cast a line, or grab a bite to eat at Pier 101 Restaurant & Bar, an oceanfront dining experience right on the pier. Or take a romantic stroll during sunset with your SO.

Explore Historic Folly Beach & Downtown Charleston

the battery park in charleston

With all of the spring flowers blooming around beautiful downtown Charleston and the warmer weather around Folly Beach, spring is the perfect time to head outside and explore the beautiful architecture, historic homes, and gorgeous seaside attractions. From Rainbow Row in downtown Charleston to Morris Island Lighthouse in Folly Beach, you’ll have no trouble discovering and experiencing new things with an adventurous day throughout the Folly Beach/Charleston area.

Popular places of interest:

  • The Battery
  • Morris Island Lighthouse
  • Rainbow Row
  • Fort Sumter
  • Calhoun Mansion
  • Charleston Museum

Grab A Bite Outside

Enjoy delicious, outdoor dining options throughout Folly Beach with the sound of waves crashing and gulls calling as you enjoy a meal near the beach. From world cuisine to decadent breakfast, and assorted beer selections Folly Beach is home to plenty of great dining options. Best of all, they all feature outdoor seating, perfect for a warm spring morning, afternoon, or evening enjoying delicious food and drinks with friends and family.

two glasses of beer

Chico Feo

Enjoy live music, an assortment of beer, diverse eats, and more at this outdoor cafe.

(843) 906-2710

Loggerhead’s Beach Grill

Loggerhead’s serves classic American fare, drinks, and features an outdoor deck with ocean views.

(843) 588-2365

Lost Dog Cafe

Start your morning off right with fabulous all-day breakfast options, as well as a lunch menu.

(843) 588-9669

raw salmon filetSt. James Gate

This Irish-tavern specializes in fresh seafood and authentic Irish cuisine, live music, and features a garden patio.

(843) 588-0002

Jack of Cups

Savor an eclectic menu of global cuisine, a large beer selection, and an outdoor patio.

(843) 633-0042


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