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Events in Topsail Island, NC

NOTICE: due to the rapidly changing situation with event closings regarding coronavirus, please contact any event you are interested in to confirm they are still proceeding as scheduled.

Topsail Island has always possessed a homey feel and is warmly geared toward family and all-ages events. In the summer months, activities such as fireworks, drive-in-style movies and children's events take place each weekend in Soundside Park.  When fall arrives, Autumn with Topsail is an iconic event on the south end of the island. Throughout the year, Topsail's neighboring communities have a variety of events for the whole family.  For more dates and events, look through this section for all that Topsail Island has to offer. 

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March

Herb and Garden Fair Topsail Island Events
Poplar Grove Plantation
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17 N
Wilmington, NC
(910) 686-9518

March 2020 - Cancelled  Historic Poplar Grove Plantation in Scott's Hill, NC welcomes the start of spring with its popular Herb & Garden Fair, the largest and longest running garden event in the area, where a fabulous selection of annuals, herbs, perennials, garden and nature art, herbal products, hanging baskets, vegetable...more about Herb and Garden Fair

April

Poplar Grove Plantation Topsail Island Events
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-9518

Throughout the year, Poplar Grove Plantation offers a wide variety of basket weaving classes for area natives and visitors. From complete beginners to advanced, Poplar Grove's classes provide hands-on instruction to help you and your friends design the ideal basket for holding an assortment of specific designs and purposes. Some of...more about Poplar Grove Plantation

May

Herb and Garden Fair Topsail Island Events
Poplar Grove Plantation
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17 N
Wilmington, NC
(910) 686-9518

March 2020 - Cancelled  Historic Poplar Grove Plantation in Scott's Hill, NC welcomes the start of spring with its popular Herb & Garden Fair, the largest and longest running garden event in the area, where a fabulous selection of annuals, herbs, perennials, garden and nature art, herbal products, hanging baskets, vegetable...more about Herb and Garden Fair

Poplar Grove Plantation Topsail Island Events
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-9518

Throughout the year, Poplar Grove Plantation offers a wide variety of basket weaving classes for area natives and visitors. From complete beginners to advanced, Poplar Grove's classes provide hands-on instruction to help you and your friends design the ideal basket for holding an assortment of specific designs and purposes. Some of...more about Poplar Grove Plantation

June

Poplar Grove Plantation Topsail Island Events
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-9518

Throughout the year, Poplar Grove Plantation offers a wide variety of basket weaving classes for area natives and visitors. From complete beginners to advanced, Poplar Grove's classes provide hands-on instruction to help you and your friends design the ideal basket for holding an assortment of specific designs and purposes. Some of...more about Poplar Grove Plantation

July

Poplar Grove Plantation Topsail Island Events
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-9518

Throughout the year, Poplar Grove Plantation offers a wide variety of basket weaving classes for area natives and visitors. From complete beginners to advanced, Poplar Grove's classes provide hands-on instruction to help you and your friends design the ideal basket for holding an assortment of specific designs and purposes. Some of...more about Poplar Grove Plantation

Holly Ridge Municipal Park
Sound Rd.
Holly Ridge, NC
(910) 329-7081

July 2020 - Postponed - Date to be announced for later in the Summer  The Holly Ridge Municipal Park on Sound Road in Holly Ridge, NC is a wonderful setting for the annual fireworks display. Beginning at 2:00 PM, children can enjoy the playground equipment, bounce houses, and pony rides while...more about Fourth of July Fireworks

Surf City Town Park
Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC
(910) 328-4131

July 2020 -  Feel the thunderous boom of the launch pad on the spoil island adjacent to the bridge in Topsail Island, NC as you jam and dance to local bands in Surf City's gorgeous sound-side park.  Sit on a boat in the Intracoastal Waterway, or bring your blankets and lawn...more about Island Fireworks

August

Poplar Grove Plantation Topsail Island Events
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-9518

Throughout the year, Poplar Grove Plantation offers a wide variety of basket weaving classes for area natives and visitors. From complete beginners to advanced, Poplar Grove's classes provide hands-on instruction to help you and your friends design the ideal basket for holding an assortment of specific designs and purposes. Some of...more about Poplar Grove Plantation

August 16-17, 2019 - Participants in the Sneads Ferry, NC Rotary Club’s annual King Mackerel Fishing Tournament come from all over North Carolina to fish in this popular two-day annual event. 2019 marks the 28th year for the event and the tournament will see bigger numbers than ever before. The feisty King...more about Annual Sneads Ferry Rotary Club King Mackerel Tournament

Community Building Field
Park Ln.
Sneads Ferry, NC
(910) 329-4446

August 2020 - Cancelled  For 48 years, the Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival in Sneads Ferry, NC has been paying a tasty homage to the area’s local shrimping industry. Always on the second weekend in August, the festival begins with a parade on Saturday at 9:30 A.M. at the corner of Old Folkstone and...more about Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival

October

Paranormal Ghost Tours Topsail Island Events
Poplar Grove Plantation
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-9518

October 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 and 31  Paranormal Ghost Tours lead guests through candlelight tours of the Manor House. A Scroll of the Dead will be provided in honor of the souls still lingering in the house and around the tenant house and graveyard. Hear also a murderous tale from the...more about Paranormal Ghost Tours

Assembly Building Grounds
Flake Ave. and Channel Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC
(910) 329-4446

October 19 - 20, 2019  Hosted by the Historical Society of Topsail Island, this fall festival in Topsail Beach, NC is a staple event for the greater Topsail area. Autumn With Topsail features a juried Artists' Court with many regional artists displaying and selling their works. There is live music, a variety of food vendors, a...more about Autumn with Topsail

November

U.S. Hwy. 17 across from Deerfield
Hampstead, NC
(910) 270-9642

November 2-3, 2019  The Annual Spot Festival in Hampstead, NC offers an opportunity to enjoy a dinner of spot, one of the area's best-tasting and most popular fish, along with generous helpings of cole slaw and hush puppies. The festival also has amusement rides, a variety of bands, entertainment from area...more about Hampstead Spot Festival

Assembly Building
Topsail Beach, NC
(910) 329-4446

November 29, 2019  Topsail Island, NC's Holiday Boat Flotilla in November of each year is a great way to add a little island vibe to the holiday season. The annual parade starts around 5:30 pm, when decorated and lighted boats sail down the Intracoastal Waterway beginning in Surf City at the Channel Bend development...more about Topsail Island Holiday Boat Flotilla at Topsail Beach

December

A Merry Little Christmas Festival Topsail Island Events
Poplar Grove Historic Plantation
10200 U.S. Hwy. 17 N
Wilmington, NC 28429
(910) 686-9518

December 6-8 and 13-15, 2019  Poplar Grove presents A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL and will be glistening with holiday spirit!  The grounds of Poplar Grove will be specially lit and twinkling, a bonfire will be blazing for roasted marshmallows, food and gift vendors with something unique for those stockings, a Santa’s...more about A Merry Little Christmas Festival

Community Building
Peru Rd.
Sneads Ferry, NC
(910) 327-3335

December 14, 2019  For more than twenty years, the folks of Sneads Ferry, NC have been ushering in the holiday season with the annual Winterfest. The Winterfest takes place during the second week of December and includes a tree-lighting ceremony, Christmas trees decorated by area clubs and a pancake breakfast with Santa Claus...more about Sneads Ferry Winterfest

 
 
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