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Folly Beach Presents the 25th Annual Sea & Sand Festival

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 18, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

11065304_10205751923455899_2304694991681155671_nThe 25th Annual Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival is coming April 10-11 with a weekend full of family-friendly events for this milestone anniversary. The Sea & Sand Festival is Folly Beach’s largest, longest-running and most well-attended festival and features live music on two stages, a kids activity zone with jump castles, carnival games, face-painting and more, silent auction, local art and food vendors, a full day street party, a pageant, a 5K run/walk/skate and more.

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Friday, April 10
The festival kicks off at 7:30 p.m. with the 2nd Annual Miss Sea & Sand Pageant at Folly River Park. Winners in various age groups will have the opportunity to wear their crowns and sashes during the Sea & Sand Festival Street Party.

Saturday, April 11
The festival continues with the 5th Annual Coffin Island 5k Run/Walk/Skate at 8:30 a.m. As always, participants in the 5k are encouraged to dress in their best pirate costumes!

Folly Beach’s main street, Center Street, will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning around 8 a.m. as event-goers turn out by the thousands to enjoy the Street Party. The festival will feature over 75 local food and art vendors, a text-to-bid silent auction, jump castles, face painting, carnival games, and live music by several artists including Dangermuffin, Cary Hudson & Guilt Ridden Troubadour, Kevin West Band, the Shakin’ Martinis, the Folly Beach Bluegrass Society, and Bringers of the Dawn.

The 25th Annual Sea & Sand Festival is a Folly Association of Business (FAB) event. A portion of the proceeds will benefit various Folly Beach community projects chosen by FAB. Sponsorships are still available. For more information, go to VisitFolly.com, download the free Visit Folly app, find us on Facebook at Visit Folly, or head to FollyBeachFestivals.com.

Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival

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Image courtesy: Charleston City Paper

The Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival will be held on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. Saturday starts with the Sea & Sand Island Scavenger Hunt at 9am. Then the street party kicks off at 10:30am and features live music at 11:30am on 2 stages by some great local & touring bands. Then on Sunday, the festivities continue with the Tides Kickoff Classic Surf Competition at 8 am, followed by the 2nd Annual Sand Sculpting Contest from 11-2, & concluding with the East Coast Party Band concert from 3-6pm, all at the Tides.

The two day, family and dog-friendly festival & fundraiser is free to the public. There will be nearly 100 street vendors offering arts, crafts, clothing, concessions, children’s games, silent auction, and more all day. The Folly Art Guild will be holding its Tides of March Festival in the Folly River Park as well.

Band Lineup for Saturday, March 24:

Chill & Grill Stage:
Noon – 12:50 Champagne with Friends
1:10 – 2:10 Weigh Station
2:30 – 3:30 Jupiter’s Garden
3:50 – 5:00 Stereo Reform

Follywood Stage:
11:30 – 12:30 Reid Stone & Jeff Davis of Guilt Ridden Troubadour
12:50 – 1:50 Folly Beach Bluegrass Society
2:10 – 3:10 Shakin’s Martinis
3:30 – 5:00 Concrete Jumpsuit

The Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival is a family and child-friendly event presented by the Folly Association of Business, Follywood Productions and Blue Planet Green Events.

Visit www.follybeachseaandsand.com.

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