February for Folly Beach means the annual Sea & Sand Festival, a food-focused Center Street closure event. It’s the city’s longest-running festival, marking its 32nd year this year, happening on Saturday, February 24. From a Surfboard Painting Contest to vendors to live music and more, it’s a great weekend to spend at the beach.
Here are some ideas on what a weekend could look like for the Sea and Sand Festival:
Check-in at Water’s Edge Inn
With great amenities and outstanding service, the Water’s Edge Inn is the perfect place to stay while visiting Folly. The inn is a short walk from some of the best local restaurants and attractions and blocks away from the Atlantic Ocean. It is about a 6-minute walk to Center Street, which means easy access to everything the festival offers.
Spend Some Time at the Beach
There are so many enjoyable water-front activities, even if the temperatures are chilly. From walking on the beach to paddle boarding and surfing, a trip to dip your toes in the sand is definitely necessary.
Get Lunch on Center Street and Explore Festival Vendors
Join in the excitement as the Sea & Sand Festival transforms Center Street into a vibrant hub of Folly’s finest vendors, restaurants, and bars. Delight your taste buds with a myriad of culinary delights and savor the unique flavors of Folly. Explore a treasure trove of arts, crafts, and fashion offerings amidst the bustling atmosphere. Secure your spot at this must-attend event with advance tickets priced at $10, or simply walk in for $15 at the door.
Check Out the Surfboard Painting Contest
Immerse yourself in the creative spirit of the Sea & Sand Festival by witnessing the captivating surfboard painting contest. Marvel at the stunning displays of artistic talent as talented individuals transform ordinary surfboards into vibrant masterpieces, each telling its own unique story.
Relax and Unwind With Live Music
Get ready to groove to the rhythm of Folly’s vibrant music scene! With two electrifying stages set against the backdrop of the beach, enjoy the sounds of local Folly musicians as they take the spotlight. Stay tuned for the exciting lineup announcement coming soon.
Love your Sea & Sand Festival experience by staying at the Water’s Edge Inn, where luxury meets coastal charm. Nestled along the picturesque shores of Folly Beach, it offers unparalleled views and comfort just steps away from the festivities. After a day of indulging in culinary delights, exploring artisanal crafts, and dancing to live music, retreat to the tranquility of your seaside sanctuary.