Carolina Beach decks the hulls and halls during this island-wide festival featuring a month of yuletide-themed events. Kick off the holiday season with Lighting at the Lake, walk the one-mile trail around Carolina Beach Lake Park to view the lighted displays, visit with Santa and enjoy free refreshments. The annual Christmas Parade includes floats, a band and Santa Claus alongside an evening full of entertainment and cheer. Holiday décor gets a coastal twist during the annual Christmas Flotilla as boats adorned in lights and decorations glide along the waterway. See how coastal residents deck the halls during The Holiday Tour of Homes. Usher in 2020 at the family-friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration including a DJ, dancing, beach ball drop and stunning fireworks.


Wilmington and Beaches

Carolina Beach Blvd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

(800) 833-3165

Updated December 5, 2019