Summer is a wonderful time to shop for and buy local fresh goods in Ocean Isle Beach while enjoying the fresh air. Outdoor markets in the area take place weekly offering seasonal fruits and vegetables from local growers. In addition to farm-fresh produce, these markets are filled with artists and artisans showcasing their talents by selling pottery, photography, handmade goods, snacks, desserts, and more. Topping off this ideal outdoor market scene, local musicians are also often on-site adding an extra level of enjoyment to these summer and fall activities. Without further ado, here are the best outdoor markets for you to check out during your Ocean Isle Beach vacation. Stop by during your next NC beach vacation!
Ocean Isle Beach Summer Market
@ 5 W 3rd St, Ocean Isle Beach
June through August
Feel the ocean breeze while shopping for local and homemade produce, baked goods, crafts, and other unique items. The market is not far from your Ocean Isle Beach vacation rental—making it a great place to shop local. Details here.
Sunset Beach Summer Market
@ Sunset Beach Town Park
May through mid-October
Set next to the Intracoastal Waterway, the Sunset Beach Market features homemade treasures and original art. Shop fresh produce from local farmers, fresh catches of the day, seasonal flowers and plants. Details here.
Market on Mulberry
@ Mulberry Park in Shallotte
Mid-May through beginning of August
Seasonal Holiday Markets
These local farmers markets also offer special holiday markets including:
- Ocean Isle Beach Black Friday Market in November
- Sunset Beach Holiday Market in December and Spring Market in April
- Market on Mulberry Fall Market in September, Holiday Market in November, and Christmas Village in December.
You can read more about these and other outdoor markets in the Brunswick Islands area of North Carolina here. Happy Shopping!
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