Happy spring! It’s a lovely time of the year to be here on the coast of North Carolina. Abundant sunshine, longer days, and cool starry nights pair with miles of pristine shoreline, ocean breezes, and plenty of things to do outdoors. There’s a lot to love. If you’re wondering what’s happening this season in and around town, then this post is for you. All of these spring events are close and convenient to your Ocean Isle Beach rental, so grab your calendar and save these dates. Enjoy!
North Carolina Azalea Festival, Wilmington NC
April 6-10, 2022
Azaleas begin blooming early April and continue to bloom through early May here in NC. During this time we have the most amazing weather. The mornings and nights are cool, the days are warm and free of humidity, and the skies are the Carolina blue. It’s the perfect time to celebrate spring!Details here.
Litter Free OIB Spring Cleanup, Town Center Park
April 9, 2022 at 8am
Litter Free OIB is the perfect way to help keep Ocean Isle Beach beautiful. This spring cleanup event happens at Town Center Park at 8am with registration on site. Trash bags and gloves are provided, so all you need to do is show up and sign in. Thanks in advance! Details here.
Family Day at the Museum of Coastal Carolina
April 16, 2022 from 10am to 2pm
Family Day admission to the museum is free for members and Brunswick County residents and only $3 per person for non-residents. Family Day activities include shark tooth necklaces, sea globes, coin toss, ring toss, and games with the Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization. Crafts, live reptiles, animal experts and more! Details here.
Sunset Beach Spring Market, Sunset Beach Town Park
April 16, 2022 from 10am to 3pm
Mark your calendars for the first event of the year with over 80 of the area’s finest makers, bakers and growers. Handmade, homemade or homegrown….always! Welcome in spring with some local goodies that the whole family will enjoy, and take some treats back with you to your Ocean Isle Beach rental.Details here.
Far Out Shoot Out Fishing Tournament, OIB
April 16 – May 14, 2022
The GPS Store is holding a fishing tournament at the Ocean Isle Fishing Center. Drop an entry form at the Ocean Isle Fishing Center, mail it to FOSO, P.O. Box 895, Shallotte, NC 28459, or enter online at www.oifc.com.Details and registration information here.
What’s your favorite way to enjoy spring in OIB?
Let us know in the comments below. 🌷