Taste of Folly will showcase everything Folly with a special emphasis on our eclectic culinary scene. Center Street will be taken over by Folly establishments to serve up their best dishes and exhibit their skills through live demonstrations. What’s a festival without some competition? Taste will feature a Chili Cook Off, Hot Dog Eating and Oyster Shucking Contests, and the Server Olympics. Complemented by four local bands, 40+ Folly art, craft, and fashion vendors, and a robust kid area, Taste of Folly will have something for everyone!
The streets will close at 7am and reopen at 6:30pm. Admission is $5 in advance, but is free for Folly residents (must show valid drivers license) and kids 12 and under are free.
Cooking Demonstrations. Select restaurants will have live demonstrations at their booths throughout the day. More info on the demonstration and times coming soon!
Hot Dog Eating Contest. On the Ashley stage starting at 1pm, you will enjoy some great entertainment on a January afternoon. Free to enter, sign-up in advance online or at Bert’s Market or the day of the event. Prizes given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.
Chili Cook Off. A Taste of Folly tradition, the Chili Cook Off will feature individuals from around the region. Running from 11am to 3 pm on Center Street while supplies last. $5 per person to taste and vote. $20 to enter the Open Division. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
Oyster Shucking Contest. Back for it’s second year, come show off your shucking skills during prime oyster season, starting at 2:30pm on the Ashley Stage.
Server Olympics. Ever run through tires with a tray of drinks? Nothing easy about it. Folly waiters will perform their customary duties while going through obstacle courses. Several heats will be scheduled throughout the day. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
Music! Taste will have two (2) stages showcasing Folly musicians at East Erie & Huron. Additional details regarding the lineup coming soon!
Kids Area. Check out the Kids Kitchen by Good Clean Fun with Pots & Pans Percussion, Soapy Sudsy Kitchen, and pasta making. There will also be free inflatables for jumping fun and culinary-inspired arts and crafts with the Folly Beach Library.
Times and activities are subject to change, please check back or visit us on Facebook at Visit Folly for the most up-to-date information. All sign ups and tickets will be available December 1st, 2019.
Taste of Folly will showcase everything Folly with a special emphasis on our eclectic culinary scene. Center Street will be Read More