Plenty of seasonal events are taking place on North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands in October. If you’re one of the lucky people that are here you will have plenty of things to do and see besides the beach. You probably already know that Sunset Beach NC vacations are some of the best in the country! We’ll give you even more reasons why that is so.
The Brunswick Islands are located in the southernmost corner of North Carolina, stretching from the Cape Fear River to the South Carolina border. They’re made up of 5 barrier islands offering pristine beaches for families and nature-lovers, and quaint island and mainland towns with family-owned B&Bs, restaurants and shops. Forts, lighthouses, historic architecture, boating, fishing and 35 golf courses offer plenty to do and see.
Farm Heritage Day & Pumpkin Day takes place on October 6, 2012 at Indigo Farms in Calabash. Indigo Farms also holds Pumpkin Day on October 13 featuring old-time farm games, pig races, hay rides, farm animals, a hay maze, pumpkin painting, pick your own pumpkins and music.
The 23rd Annual Solomon Cup Croquet Tournament on October 10-13 marks the 2012 Solomon Cup, when the American team will try to make it three in a row as they battle the British on the croquet lawns of the Bald Head Island Club on Bald Head Island.
You won’t want to miss the 32nd Annual Oyster Festival held adjacent to the Museum of Coastal Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach, October 20-21, 2012. The festival’s centerpiece is the North Carolina Oyster Shucking Championships.
On October, 27-28, Holden Beach hosts the North Carolina Festival by the Sea, a free, two-day event kicked off with a parade down the Holden Beach causeway. Arts and crafts vendors, food booths, a horseshoe tournament and sandcastle building are featured.
So there are some reasons why visitors arriving this time of year for their Sunset Beach NC vacations would have a fabulous time. We look forward to seeing you!