January 20-21, 2013, January 19-20, 2014, Southport typically celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the Sunday before and the Monday of the holiday. On Sunday, there is a Memorial March beginning at 3 PM in the parking lot of the ILA Hall, 10th and Lord Streets in Southport. At 3:45 Pm...more about Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
A variety of annual events and festivals takes place year-round in Southport, NC. Because of its location on the water, many of the events here are water related. You will find fishing tournaments, yacht races, a wooden boat show and pirate invasions as well as art and music, food events, fireworks, children's activities and things to do every day of the week.