Plunge into the New Year With a Weekend Full of Unique Events on Folly Beach 

unnamedCelebrate the new year with the popular Folly Beach tradition, the Flip Flop Drop and Fireworks Show on Friday, December 31st, 2021. This uniquely Folly tradition starts with a pair of sparkly flip-flops descending from high above Center Street to mark the stroke of midnight. Immediately after midnight, the Folly Association of Business will host a spectacular fireworks show on the beach. Center Street on Folly will be closed to traffic starting at 10pm on Friday, December 31st while local businesses remain open for the evening. Make sure to get to Folly early to visit the local shops and restaurants and to catch all the fun festivities!

Continue the festivities on Saturday, January 1st, 2022 with the 8th Annual Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Bear Plunge and costume contest. Dress as your favorite Bill Murray character in honor of our favorite Charlestonian! Gather all of the fearless plungers you know, throw on your best Bill Murray attire, and head on over to the Tides Hotel on Folly Beach. Prizes will be awarded to Best Girl, Best Guy, Best Kid, Best Team, and Best Overall Bill Murray. Contest registration begins at 11am. There is a $5 contest entry fee for participants 18+. No charge for the plunge! The costume contest will begin at 12pm and the Plunge into the chilly Atlantic waters will commence at 1pm. To register early for the costume contest please visit VisitFolly.com.

For more information about the New Year’s Eve Flip Flop Drop & Fireworks, and the 8th Annual Bill Murray Look-a-Like Polar Plunge and costume contest, please go to VisitFolly.com.

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