Come and enjoy Mardi Gras, Folly style with the annual Folly Gras festival and parade. Center Street on Folly Beach will close down from 12-5 pm, and there will be New Orleans style food and drink, as well as activities and a parade. If you are interested in being in the parade, show up to W Arctic in front of the Tides hotel by 1:30 PM. Parade starts at 2. Bands will be playing on Center Street including Gaslight Street, Guilt Ridden Troubadour, Shakin Martinis, SoulFish, & the Brillers. Masks and beads will be sold at City Hall for $3.
You must be in Mardi Gras costume to participate.
Decorated Floats, Golf Carts, Marching & Alternative transportation only.
Cars will be allowed if TOTALLY decorated in Mardis Gras fare.
Trucks only allowed if they are pulling a float.
We welcome decorated pets.
Trophies will be given for:
Best all around Folly Gras Spirit
Best Golf Cart
There will also be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies for “Best New Orleans Food”
Trophy winners will be announced at 4:30 pm in front of the Shakin Martinis.