Christmas by the Sea Festival
year, Southport, North Carolina has many festivals. The festival you
definitely donít want to miss is the Christmas by the Sea Festival.
With average winter temperatures of 59.4 degrees, why wait until
summer to visit? Southportís Christmas Festival by the Sea is a
three-week festival. The Chamber of Commerce runs the festival,
however the different events and activities are each sponsored by
different local community organizations.
The first weekend of the Christmas by the Sea Festival
includes a parade and a tour of homes on
Oak Island. On the second
weekend you can enjoy a Southport, NC historic home tour, a lighted
boat parade (flotilla) and a choral concert. Most downtown merchants
also stay open late for last minute shopping. On the 3rd and last
weekend of the Christmas by the Sea Festival there is a band concert
and numerous childrenís activities.
The Southport Christmas by the Sea Festival is
definitely an event that you do not want to miss. So whether you are
a local resident or a tourist, set your calendar to come and enjoy
the Christmas by the Sea Festival in Southport.
To learn more about the
Christmas by the Sea Festival or to view a schedule of events,
please visit the Festival's official website at the following