NC Festival By The Sea www.greaterholdenbeachmerchants.com Sat., Oct. 24Starting at 9:00 am - Ending at 5:00 pmAdditional DatesOct. 249:00 am - 4:00 pmOnlineWebsite - www.greaterholdenbeachmerchants.comAddressHolden Beach Pavilion Holden Beach NC 28462PhonePrimary - (910) 842-3828The NC Festival by the Sea is a 2-day event that kicks off with a parade down the Holden Beach causeway on Saturday. This is the only day of the year that you can walk across the Holden Beach bridge. Arts and crafts vendors are available both days. Enjoy a horseshoe tournament and a sandcastle building contest. Children enjoy face painting, huge kites flying overhead and children's rides and amusements. Live musical entertainment both days at Holden Beach's Pavilion.