Southport Yacht Basin
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 685-6252

September 30, 2017  With up to 20 or more Sunfish sailboats participating in this more than 27-mile race, it may likely be the most colorful race you will see. The race was started in 1997 by a group of sailors aiming to outdo the 24-mile Around Shelter Island Race held by...more about Around Oak Island Sunfish Race

Fish Factory Road Boat Ramp
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 278-5878

September 30, 2017  The captains meeting will be on Friday between 4 PM and 8 PM at the Wildlife Boat Ramp. Lines go in the water at 7 AM on Saturday. The weigh-in at the boat ramp stops at 4:30 PM. There will be raffles, an auction, presentation of awards and...more about Bay Creek Classic

Middleton Park Soccer Field
SE 46th St.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 253-2031
(800) 222-4790

Fridays - Supported by a grant from the Brunswick Arts Council and sponsored by the Brunswick County Parks and Recreation Department and the Town of Oak Island, this outdoor concert series features live entertainment at the Middleton Park Soccer Field from May through September. Concerts are held on Fridays starting at...more about Brunswick County Free Concert and Movie Series (Oak Island)

Garrison House
E. Bay St.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 253-201
(800) 222-4790

Tuesdays - Supported by a grant from the Brunswick Arts Council and sponsored by the Brunswick County Parks and Recreation Department and the Southport Parks and Recreation Department, this outdoor summer concert series features a variety of live bands playing at the Garrison House in the heart of historic Southport. This...more about Brunswick County Free Concert and Movie Series (SPT)

Brunswick Community College
U. S. Hwy. 17 N.
Supply, NC
(910) 842-6566

September 29 - 30, 2017  This festival, held on the grounds of the Odell Williamson Auditorium at Brunswick Community College, celebrates the cultural diversity of Brunswick County. On Friday beginning at 7 PM, you can enjoy the African American Dance Ensemble. From 10 AM until 4 PM on Saturday the festival...more about Brunswick County Intercultural Festival

City Dock
Old Yacht Basin
Southport, NC
(910) 457-7945

September 4, 2017  Have you ever seen a crab race? Sounds even better than a frog race, doesn't it? You can find out on the Saturday before Labor Day. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the derby begins at 9 Am. Bring your child (up to age 14), a small collapsible...more about Children's Crab Derby

Spring Lake Park
Pine Rd.
Boiling Spring Lakes, NC 28461
(910) 363-4294

September 2, 2016  Sponsored by the Southport Rotary Club, Go Jump in the Lake is a 5K race which begins and ends at Spring Lake in Boiling Spring Lakes. And, yes, you can jump in the lake after the finish. The event also includes a 1.5 mile fun run/walk. The course is...more about Go Jump in the Lake

Cape Fear Regional Jetport
4019 Long Beach Rd.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 253-3144

September  16, 2017  At this event, single engine planes are provided by the Young Eagles Program and the Brunswick County Airport Commission, and kids ages 8 to 17 can fly in them for free. There are also planes, trucks, cars and other big vehicles on display as well as camel and...more about Kiwanis Big Toy Day

Ocean Crest Pier
1411 E. Beach Dr.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-5518

September 1, 2018  The Oak Island Annual Labor Day Surf Off begins with a Paddle Out at 8 AM and competition starting at 8:30 AM. There will be 15-minute heats for various ages throughout the day. There will also be paddleboard races with both youth and adult categories. Early registration is...more about Labor Day Surf Off

Soccer Field behind Middleton Park
E. Oak Island Dr.
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 448-1016

September 2, 2017, September 1, 2018  This festival, always the Saturday before Labor Day, is a celebration of local and regional artists and craftspeople who display and sell their goods, all within sight of the ocean (or nearly so). Proceeds from the festival are used for philanthropic endeavors, including student scholarships...more about Oak Island Art Guild Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival

Oak Island Soccer Field
49th St. SE
Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 278-5518

EVERY MONDAY From May 21 through September 3, from 8 AM until 1 PM, you can shop at this farmers market in sight of the sea. Here you will find homegrown products like fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, handmade items like jewelry, furniture, rugs, pottery, natural skin care products and...more about Oak Island Farmers Market

Fort Johnston Garrison Lawn
Bay Street
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 279-4616

EVERY WEDNESDAY  This Farmers' Market will be held every Wednesday morning from 8 AM until 1 PM, May 3 through September 6, 2017 with the exception of July 5. The location on the Fort Johnston Garrison lawn overlooking the Cape Fear River is a treat in itself. You can browse the...more about Southport Waterfront Market

Old Southport Yacht Basin
E. West St.
Southport, NC 28461
(910) 713-9141

September 30, 2017, September 29, 2018  The Southport Wooden Boat Show is held the last Saturday in September and runs from 10 AM until 4 PM. You will find all kinds of wooden boats displayed in and around the historic Old Yacht Basin. Professional judges will award prizes for best boats...more about Southport Wooden Boat Show

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