Strap on a tail and come celebrate the sea and all its treasures in Folly Beach at their annual Mermaids & Mateys Event.
The festival will take place on Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, with different mermaid-themed events.
Here’s everything you need to know:
The “Under the Sea” Dance
The weekend will kick off with this event at the Loft at St. James Gate. This “under the sea” themed party will feature a DJ, appetizers, and a complimentary drink. By the way, the pub will open to the public at 9:20; however, ticketholders are welcome to stay.
When: Friday, September 23
Where: The Loft at St. James Gate
Tickets: $9 in advance or $14 at the door
Breakfast with Mermaids
The Folly Beach Mermaid and some other marine creatures will be at Rita’s Seaside Grille for a sandy breakfast.
When: September 24, 2022
Where: Rita’s Seaside Grille
Tickets: $8 reservation fee for a table of 4
$12 for a table of 6
$16 for a table of 8
Salty Saturday – Closure event
Center Street will be closed on “Salty Saturday” and filled with local food and vendors. Enjoy a day listening to local bands, art, crafts, and fashion vendors. Kids will have access to a special area with magicians, mermaids, sand crafts, glitter body paint, and more. The music lineup hasn’t been announced yet, but we’ll keep you posted!
Where: Center Street
Tickets: $9 in advance, $14 at the door
Note: Kids 12 and under and Folly residents with valid driver’s licenses are free.
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