Celebrate All Things Fall at the Shallotte Farmers Market
Posted On Monday, October 09, 2017
Nestled along the Shallotte River just fifteen minutes northeast of Ocean Isle Beach is the picturesque small town of Shallotte, NC. Fall is a special time in North Carolina and wandering local farmer's market is one fun way to enjoy the cooler fall temperatures and famous North Carolina fall foliage. Ocean Isle Beach is ideally situated for visitors who wish to explore the local regions quaint small towns and attractions. Each year the Shallotte Farmers Market hosts a series of events and markets. On October 14, 2017, be sure to explore the Harvest Market. Here is what you need to know to get the most out of your visit to Shallotte.
One of the great advantages to an Ocean Isle Beach vacation is its central location to so many events and activities along the North Carolina Coast. Getting to Shallotte is easy. Shallotte is located at the intersection of Highway 179 and Business NC 17. From Ocean Isle Beach take either Ocean Isle Beach Road SW or Old Georgetown Rd SW to Highway 179 N. follow this to NC Bus 17. Looks for the signs to Mulberry Park. If you would like to add the park address your GPS use the following address:
123 Mulberry St
Shallotte, NC 28470
What to Expect
Shallotte is a beautiful charming small town. Mulberry park is a perfectly manicured park lined with beautiful hardwood trees with stunning fall colors The park has restrooms, paved walks, and an amphitheater. There is plenty of free parking and the entire Farmer's market is handicap accessible. The Harvest Market features dozens of vendors from all over the region. Local fall vegetables are one of the highlights of the market. Looking for that perfect pumpkin for the porch? Or maybe you are looking to try one of the many pumpkin recipes we featured in our previous post: The Best Pumpkin Recipes of the Season. You find everything you need to make those recipes with fresh local ingredients. We know it's early, but getting a jump on your holiday shopping has never been more fun than at the Harvest Market. Local jewelers, artisans, and crafts will all be showcasing unique and interesting gifts. Forget the big box store! Grab something truly unique from the North Carolina Coast.
A Saturday without music? Never! This year the Harvest Festival is featuring the music of The Grass Needs Mowing. This infectious blend of Celtic, Bluegrass, and Country music is sure to get you up and moving. The members of The Grass Needs Mowing have been longtime friends, and their music reflects their close friendship. Make sure to bring the little one, The Grass Needs Mowing is family-friendly. So grab a candy-apple sit back take in the fall colors and enjoy the music.
Enjoying an Ocean Isle Beach fall vacation has never been easier. With so much to do and see on Ocean Isle Beach and the surrounding region, it is the perfect time to get out and explore. Avoid the crowds in the mountains, and instead, come and enjoy the best North Carolina fall with a visit to Ocean Isle Beach.