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Memorial Day Fun at the Beach That You Don't Want to Miss

Memorial Day is just around the corner! It’s time to fire up the barbecue grill, and enjoy the extraordinary weather here in Ocean Isle Beach. How to do plan to spend your Memorial Day this year?? A picnic, a trip to the beach, or a family gathering? There are so many options! And the option aren’t just limited to Memorial Day weekend. There are so many great things to do in May in Ocean Isle Beach!!

No matter how you decide to spend your Memorial Day, please remember the reason that we commemorate this special day. Honor those who have served our country with your thanks and your remembrance.

If you are in the Ocean Isle Beach area in May for your family vacation or just a day at the beach…take a look at our Memorial Day round-up, and find something extra special to do with your family. From Memorial Day Services to concerts and cook-offs, there is a wide range of activities and events to choose from.

And don’t forget about our awesome vacation rental properties here at Williamson Realty Vacations! We have an Ocean Isle Beach vacation home that will be just perfect for your Memorial Day getaway!!

Memorial Day ServicesMemorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Observance & Parade in Southport, NC
May 29th, Parade at 10:30am and Ceremony at 11:00am
Southport, NC

Annual Battleship NC Memorial Day Observance
May 29th, 5:45pm
Battleship NC, Wilmington, NC

Remember those who gave their lives in service by honoring veterans at the Battleship’s traditional Memorial Day Observance featuring a military guest speaker, an all-service Color guard, a 21-gun salute by a Marine Corps Honor Guard, a military band, Taps, and a memorial wreath cast into the waters.

Memorial Day Service at Old Baldy Lighthouse

May 29th

Bald Head Island, NC

Fishing Fun

Learn How to Surf Fishing for Sun
May 13th, 11am
Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Join Ron Binetti as he presents a basic introduction to surf fishing. He will discuss different types of rods and reels to carry to the beach, what type of gear you need (sand spike, hooks, weights, and other tackle), and teach you how to rig your rod for surf fishing as well as selecting the proper bait.

Far Out Shoot Out Fishing Tournament

May 6th-13th

Ocean Isle Fishing Center

Join in on the Tuna, Wahoo, and Dolphin Rodeo!!

Ocean Isle Beach Boat Rentals


Ocean Isle Fishing Center

Backwater Fishing School

through November

Ocean Isle Fishing School

Beach Vacation Rental FeatureBeach Vacation Rental


NEWLY RENOVATED FOR 2017 – This spacious 1800 square foot, second floor, sound side condo features four bedrooms and four baths on one level…and sleeps 11. There’s a queen sleeper sofa in the living room for your “drop-in” company. The dining table seats sixand there are four stools at the kitchen bar for additional seating.

Amenities include access to oceanfront community pool at the Islander Resort, approximately 4/10th of a mile from the condo, as well as use of the Islander Villas tennis courts nearby. There is also an elevator, a well stocked kitchen, high chair, pack and play, outside shower, charcoal grills, central heat and air, washer and dryer, dishwasher, microwave oven, DVD player, Blu-ray, Netflix capable, ceiling fans, whirlpool tub in master bath, and secured Wi-Fi. This condo offers a beautiful ocean view and partial waterway view from its large decks.



Brunswick Concert Band Spring Concert
May 6th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Ocean Isle Beach, NC
The Brunswick Concert Band will perform their spring concert “Marches, Melodies, Moods” on Saturday, May 6 at 3 p.m. at the Ocean Isle Beach Park Amphitheater. Concerts are free, although donations are gratefully accepted. Non perishable food item donations will be collected also.

2017 Summer Concert Series
May 26th-Sept. 8th, 6:30pm
Ocean Isle Beach, NC

The 2017 Summer Concert Series kicks-off on May 26th!! Join in the fun, every Friday night at 6:30pm…Memorial Day through Labor Day. Bring a friend, bring a chair, and be ready to dance!

Wine and FoodBBQ with Fixin's

Wine & Swine
May 12th-13th
Silver Coast Winery, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Join the BBQ cook-off on BBQ Road, featuring music by Shawn Bilton and his gritty, acoustic country rock blend of storytelling, and DJ Butch Barnes. Enjoy a friendly wing competition on Friday with free admission and wings for purchase. On Saturday, a $5 admission includes 3 tickets for BBQ tastings from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Vote for your favorite or watch the judges make their choice, enjoy a variety of vendors, fire safety demonstrations, and a fun atmosphere with great music. Full lunch meals of pulled pork, BBQ chicken and all the fixings will be available for sale.

Ocean Isle Beach Waterfront Market

*NEW FOR 2017*

Mondays, May 1st-Sept 11th, 9:00am-2:00pm

The Waterfront Markets are so excited to announce our new Market in Ocean Isle Beach, NC coming this summer. It willbe held in town center (8 E 2nd Street) enclosed ina sunny and grassy field located where thebreezes from the ocean can be felt and the sound of the surf can be heard. The Market will be weekly on Monday beginning May 1,2017 through September 11, 2017 from 9 AM until 2 PM.

If you have any questions about finding the perfect place for your next beach vacation, please call the friendly staff at Williamson Realty Vacations today!

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