Fun Fall and Winter Events Happening in Sunset Beach - 2021

Fun Fall and Winter Events Happening in Sunset Beach - 2021

2021 is almost back to normal when it comes to events and happenings in and around Sunset Beach! We have compiled a list of some of the best events to attend if you happen to be in town. 

Don't have a Sunset Beach rental booked yet? We have plenty of availability and great prices for the "off-season" ... although we think fall and winter are perfect for a beach vacation. Start browsing Sunset Beach rentals on our website and book a trip to attend one (or several) of our fun events. 

2021 Events

October 30: Trunk or Treat

Museum of Coastal Carolina

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Museum of Coastal Carolina is hosting this event between 10:00 and 2:00 on October 30. Kids can "Trunk or Treat" in the safe and secure galleries of the museum. Wear costumes and bring your own treat bags! 

Thanks to the Ocean Isle Beach Sea Turtle Protection Organization, OIB Life Church, Sunset Slush, and Sloane Realty for sponsoring trunks filled with candy & goodies!  

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Trunk or Treat | Sunset Vacations

November 13: Listen Up Brunswick County Concerts

Brunswick Community College Odell Williamson Auditorium Event Center 

(150 College Road NE, Bolivia, NC 28422)

7:00 pm

Wonderful live music, right here in Brunswick County! Both local and national acts will be featured. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. 

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Listen Up | Sunset Vacations

November 26: Holiday Fun Night

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Time TBD

According to the Museum website, "This is an evening of holiday cheer, food, wine, beer, live music, and activities for adults and children. This year will feature a fun food option with minimal wait times."

Museum | Sunset Vacations

November 27: OIB Flotilla

Ocean Isle Beach

4:00 PM

Whether you enter a boat of your own or just head down to watch, the Ocean Isle Beach Flotilla is a great tradition, now in its 18th year. 

Check out their Facebook page for updates! "The OIB Flotilla, held annually on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, is a Christmas- themed flotilla whose profits benefit Brunswick Family Assistance."

The Flotilla starts at Inlet View Restaurant and ends at Sharky’s.

OIB Flotilla | Sunset Vacations

November 28: Christmas Craft Vendor Show at Brick Landing

Brick Landing Restaurant & Venue

1882 Goose Creek Rd SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

10:00 - 2:00 pm

The Brick Landing will be hosting its second annual Christmas Craft Vendor Show! Get your shopping list ready and enjoy unique and handmade items in a lovely setting in neighboring Ocean Isle Beach. 

Christmas Craft Show | Sunset Vacations

Nov & Dec: Enchanted Airlie

300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC 28403

November 26th & 27th | December 3rd – 22nd

Available Times (per evening): 5:30-6:30pm, 6:30-7:30pm, 7:30-8:30pm and 8:30-9:30pm  ***ADVANCED TICKETS ONLY***

The Airlie Gardens host a self-guided, half-mile tour through the sparkling lights of the gardens. Tickets must be purchased in advance! Please read their website to see all rules and regulations. This is a wonderful holiday tradition which not only includes lights, but also holiday displays and snack and beverage options (Santa won't make it for 2021). 

Christmas Lights | Sunset Vacations

The holidays are really quite magical here in Sunset Beach! We love the way the shops and streets are decorated. 

Can't get here this fall or winter? That's ok! Did you know that NOW is actually the BEST time to start planning your summer vacation? Yes! It's true. In fact, we wrote a blog about that very subject. 

Read it here:  5 Reasons NOW is the Best Time to Plan Your Summer Vacation.

Is there a Sunset Beach event we missed? 

Please tell us in the comments! 

Fun Fall and Winter Events Happening in Sunset Beach - 2021

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