Summer Concert Schedule


DateBand Name
May 24thSteve Owens & Summertime 
May 31stBand of Oz
June 7th Cat 5
June 14th The Extraordinaires
June 21st North Tower
June 28th The Main Event Band
July 5th The Tams
July 12th Jim Quick & Coastline 
July 19th Blackwater Rhythm & Blues 
July 26th Craig Woolard & The Embers 
August 2ndCarolina Breakers
August 9thToo Much Sylvia
August 16thTim Clark Band
August 23rdThe Entertainers
August 30thGary Lowder & Smokin Hot
September 6thThe Imitations

Concerts on the Coast Series
Sponsored by the Greater Holden Beach Merchants Association

Live performances featuring local musical groups are held at the Holden Beach Pavilion, under the bridge, on Sunday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

The concerts are FREE of charge.

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events – 2019


January 18                    Run Holden Beach, Holden Beach

The sixth annual event includes three races –
Half Marathon            – 7:00 AM
5K                                  – 7:15 AM
1 Mile Turtle Trot       – 8:30 AM

The races will be followed by a BIG all Family Friendly after party at the Holden Beach Pavilion. All of the proceeds from the one (1) mile Turtle Trot will be donated to the Holden Beach Turtle Patrol.
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April 1-5                  N.C. Azalea Festival, Wilmington

Azalea Festival LogoWilmington has been celebrating Spring Southern Style since 1948. There’s something for everyone among their community’s rich array of artwork, gardens, history and culture. This will be the 73rd annual festival and is considered one of the top events in the Southeast.
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April 10            Southport Spring Festival, Southport

Southport Spring Festival LogoWelcome Spring Easter weekend in style at the Southport Spring Festival, a tradition for more than 25 years. This festival features a wide variety of activities.
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April 25-26
                     Days at the Docks Festival, Holden Beach

The annual festival occurs in April or May and is sponsored by the Greater Holden Beach Merchants Association. It’s the Holden Beach way to kick-off the Spring and start the vacation season. In addition to the food and arts & crafts, enjoy live music & entertainment, a horseshoe tournament and the world famous “Bopple Race”. Lots of activities for the entire family!
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May 16-17                  Blue Crab Festival, Little River SC

This will be the 39th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival. It is held on the waterfront in Little River and is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast. The purpose of this festival is one that supports and showcases the fabulous atmosphere of the local communities.
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June 27                           Riverfest Celebration, Conway SC

Conway Riverfest - CRHeld along the Waccamaw River in downtown Conway the festival celebrates Independence Day with music and events for the entire family.
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July 2-4                             N.C. 4th of July Festival, Southport

4th of July Southport - CR 190The patriotic spirit of America is alive and well in the City of Southport. For over 200 years this small maritime community has celebrated our nation’s independence in a big way. Incorporated as the N.C. 4th of July Festival in 1972 the festival committee strives to keep the focus of the festival on honoring our nation’s birthday with a little fun thrown in.
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July 4                                Battleship Blast 4th of July Celebration, Wilmington

Annual 4th of July Celebration at Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington. Featured entertainment will perform from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, followed by fireworks at 9:05 PM launched from a barge in the Cape Fear River adjacent to the USS North Carolina Battleship. The only place you need to be this holiday is downtown Wilmington for the best view of fireworks.
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October 1-3              U.S. Open King Mackerel Fishing Tournament, Southport

King Mackerel Tournament - CRForty-one (41) years ago a small group of community leaders met and decided that they needed an event to showcase the great fall fishing Southport-Oak Island area has to offer. The prizes and expenses for the first tournament were guaranteed by those community leaders signing a promissory note at a local financial institution – thus the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament was born. The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament now attracts almost 400 boats annually and is held in high esteem by the community and anglers.
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October 2-4               Riverfest, Wilmington

Riverfest - CRWilmington’s Riverfest is celebrated in October and runs from the foot of Market Street to Cape Fear Community College over a half mile of free family entertainment. Riverfest began in 1979 and is now a three-day event.
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October 3                Sunset at Sunset, Sunset Beach
Held the first Saturday in October each year, Sunset at Sunset is the Town of Sunset Beach’s Community Block Party.  The 13th annual autumn event is scheduled to happen again this year, in front of Ingram Planetarium on Sunset Boulevard in Sunset Beach.
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October 17-18                 N.C. Oyster Festival, Ocean Isle Beach

Oyster Festival Logo - CRThis is the fortieth (40th) annual North Carolina Oyster Festival. The coastal waters of Brunswick County provide an abundance of the marine mollusks each year bringing over 30,000 people to Ocean Isle Beach to celebrate the tasty treat. The beach center becomes a walking district that offers something for everyone: local cuisine, arts and crafts, children’s activities, live music, Oyster Stew Cook-off and the Oyster Shucking Contest.
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October 24-25                                               N.C. Festival by the Sea, Holden Beach
Hosted by the Holden Beach Merchants Association this two day festival occurs on the last full weekend in October. This two day event is kicked off with a parade down the Holden Beach causeway. There is a fishing tournament, horseshoe tournament, and a sandcastle building contest. Vendors provide food, arts and crafts, amusement rides and other activities. There is live musical entertainment both days at the Holden Beach’s Pavilion.
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TDA - logoDiscover a wide range of things to do in the Brunswick Islands for an experience that goes beyond the beach.
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Guest Information

Guest Information

Town’s Government Access Channel –
Time Warner Cable (TWC) is on Channel 8
.      b)
Atlantic Telephone Membership Cooperative (ATMC) is on Channel 2

Garbage and Trash Removal:
Garbage and trash must be placed at the end of the residential driveway no sooner than the night before the day of collection and returned the day after collection
Garbage pails –
.     a)
Go out on Monday and Friday nights
.     b)
Bring back under house Tuesday and Saturday after pickup
  • Curbside Recycling  –
.     a) E
very other Tuesday, if blue trash can is at property

Quiet Enjoyment:
All parties are expected to act with respect and regard toward all members of the community

Concerts by the Sea –
Free concerts every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. during the summer at The Pavilion
.     a) 
Bring your lawn chair with you

Turtle Talk –
Educational program every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. during the summer at Town Hall
 • Children’s Turtle Time
held every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
.     a) Crafts, stories and activities for children ages 3 – 6
.     b) All children must be accompanied by an adult

A Second Helping –
     • Program to collect  food Saturday mornings during the summer
at the Beach Mart      • Food is distributed to the needy in Brunswick County

Island Wide – Rules & Regulations

.     1) Note posted speed limit signs
§ Chapter 71 –Traffic Schedules / Schedule I – Speed Limits

.     2) Observe signs for exact parking prohibitions.
.       a) No Parking Anytime on Ocean Boulevard.
.       b) Do not block driveways or fire hydrants.
§ Chapter 72 –Parking Schedules / Schedule I – Parking Prohibited At All Times

.     3) Fireworks are not allowed on the island. They will be confiscated by the Police if found.
§ 130.15 / Sale or use of fireworks are prohibited

 Beach Strand – Rules & Regulations

1) There are no lifeguards on the beach strand. Rip tides are dangerous. When swimming, if     you get caught in a rip tide pulling you away from shore, swim parallel to the shoreline until you get out of the current — do not try to swim against the current back to shore.

2)  Keep off the dunes

All beach equipment must be removed from the beach by its owner or permitted user on a daily basis between the hours of 6pm and 7am.
§ 94.06 / Placing obstructions on the beach strand

4) Pets are not allowed on the beach strand from May 20th to September 10th
.    • During the hours of 9:00am through 5:00pm daily
§ 90.20 / Responsibilities of owners
Pets must be on a leash at all times on the island.
Owner’s need to clean up after their animals (It’s their doody!)

5) It is unlawful to dig into the sand on any part of the beach strand greater than 12 inches deep, without having a responsible person attending the area. Prior to leaving the area, any hole greater than 12 inches deep shall be filled to be level with the surrounding area, leaving the area in the same general condition in which it was found.
§ 94.05 / Digging of holes on beach strand

6) Alcoholic beverages are not allowed anywhere on the beach strand.
§ 130.03 / Sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages prohibited

7) Trash receptacles are placed along the beach for your convenience
  a) P
lease do not litter.
§ 130.30 / Littering prohibited

8) Only emergency and official Town Staff vehicles are allowed to drive on the beach.
§ 94.01 / Official vehicles allowed on beach strand
§ 94.02 / Privately owned vehicles prohibited on beach strand

9) If you want to fish a North Carolina Coastal Recreational Fishing License is required, please be courteous to those swimming and relaxing nearby.