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Get down to business or celebrate a milestone. At Tides, events become experiences.

Plan your next meeting or special event at a place where there’s plenty to see and do. We have professional sales and catering managers on site and flexible indoor/outdoor function space just steps from the beach. And when it comes to downtime, there are endless ways to have fun.

Host an event at Tides

Oceanfront cocktail party or intimate team-building event? Annual family reunion or exclusive corporate retreat? Whether you’re planning a sales meeting, surfing contest or grand get-together, we’re here to help you host an unforgettable beachside event.

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ConventionSouth reader's choice award - winner 2023
ConventionSouth reader's choice award - winner 2022

At A Glance

5,490ft² of celebration space and meeting rooms right next to the ocean, Tides Folly Beach can accommodate everything from a 200 person business retreat in our ballroom to an intimate oceanfront cookout.

Indoor & Outdoor
Banquet Space
Largest Capacity
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Shipwatch Ballroom

A breezy private event space with beach views for days. It’s the ideal spot for corporate meetings, birthday parties and formal receptions. Clink champagne glasses with a few friends on the adjacent Juliet balcony for an Instagram-worthy moment.

Space: 960ft2
Capacity: Up to 60 Guests

Pavilion Ballroom
Pavilion Ballroom floorplan

Pavilion Ballroom

Pavilion Ballroom is a traditional private event space perfect for seated meals and dancing! The ballroom measures 33’ x 93’ and can be split in up to three parts for more intimate events. The maximum capacity of the space is 200.

Space: 2,883ft2
Capacity: Up to 200 Guests

Blu Pergola
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BLU Beach Bar & Grill

Guests can rent our outside pergola for special events in fall and winter (when the temperature in Charleston is a comfortable 60 degrees). The beautiful retreat features florals, plant dividers and, of course, stunning oceanfront views.

Space: 1,647ft2
Capacity: Up to 100 Guests


Second Floor Venues

Second Floor Capacities
Space Dimensions Square Feet Seated Cocktail Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Theatre
Pavilion 33’ x 93’ 2,883 180 200 140 200
Shipwatch 22’ x 40’ 960 50 55 40 30 26 60
Pierview 80

BLU Beach Bar & Grill

BLU Floor Capacities
Space Dimensions Square Feet Seated Cocktail
Inside Dining Room 26’10” x 40’ 10” 995.5 60
Inside Bar & Lounge 18’ x 60’ 1383.8 40 75
Outside Pergola 54’6” x 31’4” 1647.7 78 100
Beach Bar & Deck 38’7” x 45’2” 1803.7 70 90

Looking for the perfect place to host a celebration? Consider our one-of-a-kind event spaces.

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Your menu, your way

When it comes to catering your event, the world is your oyster. From a fresh Lowcountry boil or passed plates of mini Beef Wellington, our executive chef and his team have you covered from hors d’oeuvres to after dinner cocktails—and everything in between.