East Coast Shag Classic

January 26 - 29, 2023
Courtyard Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Spend a special beach music weekend with several live bands performing at Carolina Beach. Along with these great concerts, there are lots of events, social hour mixers, complimentary shag and line dance lessons and more. All events are held at the Courtyard Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront. This will be a fun-filled oceanside weekend! Visit their website for more info.

Special Olympics Polar Plunge

February 18, 2023
Kure Beach Ocean Front Park & Pavilion
105 Atlantic Ave
Kure Beach, NC 28449

Show your strength at the annual Polar Plunge and 5K Run-N-Plunge or one mile fun walk for all abilities-- this flat course is stroller, wheel chair and dog friendly. Be one of the Brave and participate as plungers conquer cold conditions while diving into the chilly Atlantic Ocean. Contestants are encouraged to dress up, find their inner superhero and can opt for the 5K Run-N-Plunge, a one mile fun walk or just the Plunge. You can even take the Plunge with your pooch! No matter which option you choose, the day is sure to leave you smiling with music, vendors, games and food trucks! Visit their website for more info!

group running marathon

Steve Haydu St Patrick's Lo Tide Run 5K Walk/Run & 10K

March 11, 2023
Carolina Beach Boardwalk
101 Cape Fear Blvd
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

This flat course (USATF Certification) run is a St. Patrick's Day Celebration and tribute to two truly amazing men whose paths crossed in Carolina Beach. Costume clad in Irish attire (or not) Participants can choose either the 10k Run or the 5k Run/Walk followed by an awards ceremony and after party. Visit their website for more info.

Solstice Healing Arts & Music Festival

March 18, 2023
Carolina Beach Lake Park
1121 N Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Spend some Spring Zen time lakeside with this holistic healing gathering calming your mind, body and spirit. Local musicians provide background tunes as you meander through the market of healing vendors offering to share their expertise as well as crystals, healing drinks, balms, craft beer and munchies available for purchase. Spend some quality time in the healing garden, join in the fun of a drum circle or just soak up the surf breeze and healing vibes as you celebrate Spring Solstice!. Visit their website for more info.