Southport Winter Craft Festival & Flotilla


Southport Winter Craft Festival & Flotilla

Scheduled for Saturday, December 10

For Immediate Release: November 27, 2016

Contact: Peggy Popelars or Marion Martin


Southport, NC – The 10th annual Winter Craft Festival will take place on Saturday, December 10 from 9 am – 4 pm with over 110 vendors featuring hand crafted home decor, tasty delights, jewelry, children’s toys, flowers and more. The festival will take place along Southport’s waterfront at the Ft. Johnston – Garrison Museum and Visitors Center lawn, 203 East Bay Street.

Southport’s many restaurants, boutiques, shops and museums will also be open to continue the holiday celebration in historic downtown Southport .

Sponsored by Downtown Southport, Inc.


Contact: Peggy Popelars DSI -or- Woody Wilson Cape Fear Yacht Club

910-279-4616 910-454-4327

On Saturday, December 10 starting at 7 pm, Southport’s 27th Annual Flotilla will begin along the waterfront.

Boats of all sizes ( power, sail and paddle) dressed in holiday finery will set sail from the Southport Marina and cruise upriver to Kingsley Park and back.

Spectators are encouraged to cheer for their favorite boats and bring a blanket or chair for their perfect viewing spot. Entries will be judged by students from Southport Elementary School 4th grade Art classes.

Event is weather permitting. The Coast Guard has final determination. Sponsored by Downtown Southport, Inc., Cape Fear Yacht Club and the City of Southport