Topsail NC Holiday Highlights You Need to Know
Everything is better at the beach—holidays included! Come on over to Topsail Island and spend the holiday season with us on the breathtaking coast of North Carolina. Enjoy all of the seasonal highlights plus a little sun, sand and surf. You'll probably love it so much that you'll want to make a Topsail beach vacation your family's new holiday tradition. Book your beachfront Topsail rental today and be sure to save these dates.
November 23, 2019: Surf City Christmas Tree Lighting
Come on out to Soundside Park in Surf City from 6-8p.m. and light up the season in true island style. Join in the holiday fun at this annual tree lighting ceremony where you and your family can enjoy music, entertainment and more by the calm waters of the sound. Event details here.
November 28, 2019: Thanksgiving at Topsail Beach
Whether you celebrate with a homemade meal made right in your Topsail rental kitchen or go out to eat locally for a Topsail Thanksgiving, you will love every minute spent celebrating Thanksgiving at the beach. It's a holiday so do what you love with the ones you love and make some holiday memories to last a lifetime. Here's how to have the best Thanskgiving ever.
November 29, 2019: Black Friday Shopping on Topsail Island
Shop locally and support Topsail Island's small businesses, coastal shops and unique markets. Find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. You'll find a diverse shopping experience that includes coastal arts and crafts, homemade and handmade items, specialty items with beach flair and more. Check out these Topsail Island shops and stores.
November 30, 2019: Kris Kringle Christmas Craft Show in Topsail Beach
Join the Topsail community for the annual Kris Kringle Christmas Craft Show. It is a unique shopping experience featuring local art and crafts. The vendors are located inside and outside of the beautiful Assembly Building in Topsail Beach located at 720 Channel Boulevard. The show and sale runs from 9:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. for your shopping pleasure. Event details here.
November 30, 2019: Topsail Beach Tree Lighting & Christmas Parade
The Town of Topsail Beach is celebrating the holiday season with its 15th annual Topsail Beach Christmas Parade at 4:30p.m. followed by the Topsail Beach Tree Lighting at 6:30p.m. at Town Center. Light up the night with two holiday events where you can enjoy refreshments, caroling, a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and so much more. Event details here.
December 7, 2019: Topsail Island Historical Society Jingle Bell Ball
Dress up for an evening of dinner, dancing and cocktails to benefit the Historical Society of Topsail Island. Festivities begin at 6:30p.m. and from there you can dance the night away in a winter wonderland created just for you! It's a marvelous way to spend time with great friends, enjoy great food, and kick off the holiday season for a good local cause. Event details here.
December 14, 2019: Topsail Flotilla & Christmas Market
Come on out for the first Greater Topsail Flotilla and Christmas Market from 3-8p.m. at Soundside Park. Shop around at multiple vendors for your last minute Christmas gifts or just shop to shop. Stick around for the Greater Topsail Lighted Boat Flotilla that begins at 5:30p.m. It's a Topsail holiday tradition, so don't miss it! Event details here.
December 25, 2019: Christmas at the Beach
Cozy up in your Topsail rental and take in the sprawling shoreline where coastal blues and whites complement your holiday colors. Breathe in the salty air this Christmas and celebrate with a stroll on the beach while the Atlantic Ocean laps at your feet. It's the best of the holiday season and a beach vacation all rolled into one beautiful package.
December 31, 2019: Topsail Island New Year's Eve
How do you want to spend your New Year's Eve? Whether you stay in and celebrate in the quiet comfort of your Topsail rental or you go out on the town and celebrate with drinks, dinner and New Year's Eve celebrations on or off the island, you're sure to start 2020 off right. It's not too late to make your Topsail New Year's Eve beach vacation plans!
January 1, 2020: New Year's Day Dolphin Dip on Topsail Island
Every New Year’s Day, folks from around the world gather on the beach in Surf City to start the new year with a plunge into the Atlantic Ocean. At noon, a horn sounds and more than 6,000 people shrieking with delight run into the ocean to “wash away” the previous year. Festivities kick off at the Roland Avenue Beach Access at 11a.m. complete with belly dancers, acrobats, pirates, and more. The Dip happens at noon sharp! It's free fun for the whole family (including your pets). Whether you plan to jump in or not, come on out and enjoy the entertainment. If you come early enough, you may even get to see dolphins swimming just off the pier. Will you do The Dip this year? Event details here.
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