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Come to Holden Beach for Labor Day Weekend

Come to Holden Beach for Labor Day Weekend

Summer is coming to an end soon and that means the start of school for the kids. Don’t end the summer without having a Labor Day weekend getaway to Holden Beach this year. There are several great activities and events happening in and around Holden Beach Labor Day weekend. And staying in Holden Beach in one of our oceanfront vacation rentals will keep you near where the fun is happening. Let’s look below at what there is going on for the holiday weekend.

Ocean Isle Beach Concert

Want to attend a free concert in the nearby town, Ocean Isle Beach? Head to the Museum of the Coastal Carolinas on Friday, August 31st at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. See the Entertainers which have been sharing beach music with others for over 30 years. What a great night filled with fun, dancing and entertainment with your family. Don’t miss out on this fun night to spend with friends and family, dancing the night away!

Art Festival in Oak Island

Come to Holden Beach for Labor Day Weekend

Do you like the arts or purchasing handmade goods? If you do, then go to Middleton Park in Oak Island for the 28th Annual Oak Island Art Guild Arts & Craft Festival. This is happening on Saturday, September 1st from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There will be more than 100 artists and craft vendors there where you can shop for those gifts or for items for your home. From pottery, stained glass, woodcarvings to garden items there will be something that you can find at this craft festival. What a great way to grab some handmade Christmas gifts this year!

Oak Island Labor Day Surf Off

Come to Oak Island Labor Day Weekend for the 15th Annual Labor Day Surf Off happening at the Oceancrest Pier. This is happening on Saturday, September 1st from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. There will be different categories for all ages and abilities. What a fantastic way to spend the day at the beach than to watch a surf off of local surfers. Don’t forget to bring your sunscreen, beach chairs and towels with you! You don’t want to burn while you watch these guys shred some waves!

Holden Beach Summer Concert

Come to Holden Beach for Labor Day Weekend

Come celebrate the final concert in the Holden Beach Concert series for the season on September 2nd. Gather at the Holden Beach Pavilion at 6:30 pm for you to enjoy some fun, music and dancing. Join the Imitations for some good fun with everyone while you enjoy a free concert before heading home. Bring your beach chairs with you and a few bottles of water or soda and just enjoy the time you have down at the beach with your friends and family. Don’t miss out on this fun loaded night in Holden Beach this year!

While there are many other things that you could be doing while at the beach for Labor Day weekend, these are a few we thought you’d enjoy. If you still don’t have a Holden Beach vacation rental for the week we do still have availabilities. We can’t wait for you to join us in celebrating Labor Day in Holden Beach!

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Holden Beach Concert Series for Summer 2018

Holden Beach Concert Series for Summer 2018
 
Every year the Holden Beach Concert Series takes place at the Holden Beach Pavilion on Jordan Blvd. The series offers free live performances by local musicians every Sunday night at 6:30 p.m. through September 3, 2018.
 
Come out and dance a little and meet friends! The music ranges from beach music to jazz to oldies and some good old rock n’ roll. It’s a great way to end the weekend and wind down.
 
Refreshments are on sale to help fund the events, so plan on having dinner.
 
2018 Holden Beach Concert Schedule:
May 27th – Steve Owens & Summertime
June 3rd – Jim Quick & Coastline
June 10th – The Fantastic Shakers
June 17th – Band of Oz
June 24th – The Main Event Band
July 1st – Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
July 8th – The Tams
July 15th – The Entertainers
July 22nd – Carolina Breaker
July 29th – The Catalinas
August 5th – The Tonez
August 12th – The Embers featuring Craig Woolard
August 19th – Too Much Sylvia
August 26th – Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot
September 2nd – The Imitations
 
Holden Beach Concert Series for Summer 2018
 
In case of inclement weather, concerts may be cancelled. To check cancellations, please visit www.bcparks.recdesk.com or call 910-253-2031.

 

 

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Free Family 5k Color Run

Every year Holden Beach hosts a free, family-oriented 5K race that all Brunswick County locals and vacationers alike are welcome to participate in. On October 10, the Free Family 5k Color Run is taking place starting at 123 Jordan Blvd., Holden Beach.

 Free Family 5k Color Run

Come out and join in this family fun event whether you walk, run or do a little bit of both – everyone is welcome to join us! Younger children, age 5 and under, that want to ride their bikes are welcome to do so.

 

For the best effect, either wear a white shirt or purchase a white event t-shirt, and enjoy the color burst. There are 400 t-shirts available for this race so please reserve your t-shirt by emailing your size to nawestfa@gmail.com. T-shirts are $10 each. Your shirt will be held for until 30 minutes before the race. All t-shirt money will go back into this race and the other running programs that keep kids active.

 

Be here by 9 a.m. for registration. The race begins at 10 a.m.! The start of the Color Run is just a short distance from any of our Alan Holden Vacation rentals.

 

Free Family 5k Color Run

 

The purpose of this event is to have as many families as possible come out and enjoy getting exercise. Dogs, cats, gorillas, and baby strollers are also all welcome!

 

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