Celebrate the Season in a Winter Waterland

Lights twinkling on the water and boardwalks decked out in swags of evergreen create a magical atmosphere for your oceanfront celebration at Carolina Beach. Dreams will come true as the little ones whisper their wish lists to Santa and holiday memories will be made during a coastal getaway to Carolina Beach this season.

Book your merry holiday vacation at the one and only Carolina Beach.

Holiday Celebrations Like No Other

Island of lights festival

25th Annual Island of Lights Festival

Enjoy signature events and holiday cheer with the 25th Annual Island of Lights Festival from now until 1/1/16!
Christmas lights


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Sea turtle

Toast the Coast

Toast the Coast on New Year's Day. "Toast the Coast" at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher! A noise-maker craft and kid parade precedes two countdowns for a fin-tastic...
Civil war reenactment

151st Anniversary of the Battle Of Fort Fisher

151st Anniversary of the Battle Of Fort Fisher. Living history actors bring the Civil War to life for the 151st Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Fisher in nearby Fort...
Christmas Decoration
New Year's Eve Winner Party Boat Cruise: December 31; Toast...
Christmas decorations
Get a sneak peek into the magical holiday events at Carolina...
Christmas gift bags
Shop for unique handmade gifts this year at one of the...
Holiday credit cards
Plan your holiday getaway to Carolina Beach with these jolly...