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December Events in Southport, Oak Island and Bald Head Island

Posted: 12.4.2014 | Categories: Bald Head Island, Oak Island NC, Southport NC

We've compiled a list of family fun community events for December in Southport, Oak Island and Bald Head Island. Celebrate the holidays with your community! 

Southport Community Events

  • Southport Historical Tour of Homes
    December 13, 2-7pm
    Presale Tickets: $10 / $15 at event
    Experience Southport's most historic homes decorated for Christmas. Money raised benefits the Southport Historical Society.
  • Southport Tree Lighting
    December 12, 5-6pm, Ft. Johnson Garrison Lawn
    See the town's Christmas tree light up followed by a Holiday Movie On The Lawn featuring Polar Express.
  • Supper With Santa's Elves
    December 10, 5-7pm, Kids ages 4-10
    $5, Reservation Required
    Children can have dinner with Santa's Elves while parents have dinner out and take care of Christmas shopping at local stores.
  • Southport Christmas Flotilla
    December 13, 7pm
    Southport Marina to Kingsley Park
    Find a spot anywhere along the Cape Fear riverfront and watch beautifully decorated boats light up as they pass by. Southport Elementary students will judge the boats for a winner.

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Oak Island Community Events

  • Christmas By The Sea Parade
    December 6, 2pm
    The Christmas parade starts at Oak Island Town Hall.
  • Merry Eats & Treats
    December 7, 1-5pm
    Oak Island Recreation Center
    Bring the whole family for a day of decorated food booths, carol singing and raffles.
  • Oak Island Tree Lighting
    December 5, 5pm
    Spend time with the rest of the town and see Oak Island's Christmas tree lit up. The "Frozen Experience" with special guests and holiday crafts begins at 6:15, following the tree lighting.

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Bald Head Island Community Events

  • Howl At The Moon
    December 6, 4-6pm
    East Beach Access 39
    Come out for this monthly town event hosted by Maritime Market. BYOB and an appetizer to share!
  • Before The New Year Party
    December 27, 6-9pm
    Celebrate before the New Year with live entertainment, heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

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