Holiday Things to Do in Carolina Beach, NC

Christmas By The Sea

Celebrate Christmas coastal-style on the island with festive lights, holiday markets, a boat parade and more. Watch boats adorned in their holiday best glide across the water during the Christmas Flotilla, and while visiting, discover coastal finds on your gift list at the Santa by the Sea at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Finally, ring in the New Year with a giant beach ball drop. It’s the most colorful time of the year in Carolina Beach.

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Guide to Carolina Beach’s Island of Lights

Immerse yourself in the festive and free-spirited vibe of the Island of Lights Festival, a beloved Carolina Beach holiday tradition. This month-long...

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