The Pelican Watch Pavilion at Folly Beach County Park

The only public beachfront rental facility in Charleston County, the Pelican Watch Pavilion at Folly Beach County Park is a 1200-square foot, two level shelter overlooking the beautiful shoreline known as “the Edge of America.” The Pelican Watch includes restrooms, picnic tables, grill, horseshoe pit, and direct beach access.

Pelican Watch Pavilion

  • 1,200 square feet
  • Two levels
  • Six picnic tables on each level 
  • 200-person capacity
  • Access to beach via elevated boardwalk and stairs
  • Grills
  • Restrooms
  • Access to water and electricity

Rental Fees

April – October

  • Monday - Thursday: $600 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) or $1,100 (9 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.)
  • Friday & Sunday: $1,200 (9 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.)
  • Saturday: $1,500 (9 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.)

November - March

  • Sunday - Friday: $600 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) or $1,000 (9 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.)
  • Saturday: $1,200 (9 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.)


Rental Information

  • This facility has limited accessibility for individuals with disabilities.  Please call 843-795-4386 to discuss how this may impact your event, and ways we can accommodate your group.
  • All rental equipment must be picked up immediately after your event
  • Worried about wind or rain? The following are available to add on to your reservation:
    • 20 x 20 Canopy Tent Setup on Pavilion lawn: $250
    • Pavilion Side Panels (upstairs only and includes all three open sides): $250
  • Due to limited parking at Folly Beach County Park, visitors are encouraged to arrive early, carpool when possible, and expect delays when entering the park. Groups using the Pelican Watch are not permitted to bypass the line and must follow all traffic laws and directions from park management.


Check Availability & Reserve

  • Reserve online or by calling Park & Program Services at (843) 795-4386.