6th annual Folly Gras hits the beach this Saturday

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This yearly Mardi Gras style celebration infuses a Folly Beach flare and is open to folks of all ages from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Febraury 9. 

Center Street will close to traffic at noon in lieu of a holiday parade starting at 2 p.m., as well as food from many of Folly’s local restaurants.

There will also be several live bands dispersed up and down Center Street, including: The Shakin’ MartinisSoul FishDavis Coen Blues BandGaslight Street, and Guilt Ridden Troubadour. 

Guests are encouraged to dress in their most festive Mardi Gras attire. Masks and beads will be sold for $3 on the second floor of city hall. 

There will also be an arts and crafts show and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Folly River Park.