Everything You Need to Know About Sunset Beach Spring Events

Everything You Need to Know About Sunset Beach Spring Events | Sunset Vacations

Spring is finally here, which means there are many fun spring things to do in Sunset Beach and the surrounding area. Spring brings the beautiful fresh scents of trees and flowers in bloom, fantastic events and holidays, and a lot of ways to enjoy your beach vacation rental with the newness of the year. There is always something to do with markets and celebrations for everyone to enjoy.

Sunset Beach Spring Events

One Love Market

One Love Market hosts an artisan and farmer's pop-up market on Sunset Beach. This fun event brings artists from as far north as Wilmington and as far south as Myrtle Beach! Enjoy live music, craft tables for kids and adults, and many handmade items for sale. The benefits go to local rescues that help people, animals, and the environment! Then, join them every Sunday through the end of May for their Spring Sunday markets!

Sunset Beach Waterfront Spring Market

The Sunset Beach Waterfront Market is the best place to shop for handmade items and fresh produce, all while enjoying the beautiful Sunset Beach Town Park and the local atmosphere. It's held at Sunset Beach Town Park, on 206 Sunset Blvd., every spring!

Strawberry and Wine Festival

Dancing. Live music. Delicious food and drink. And, of course, strawberries! The fun and delicious Strawberry and Wine Festival, held in the Sunset Beach town park, celebrates the return of spring's signature fruit. You will find the delicious, plump, ripe morsels served fresh, dipped in chocolate, topping short cake…and more! This delightful and fun festival occurs each spring in the beautiful town park.

Holden Beach Spring Events

Day At The Docks Festival 

The Days at the Docks Festival in Holden Beach is a cherished community event that embodies the essence of coastal life. Each year, attendees can look forward to a vibrant mix of arts and crafts vendors, delicious food options, and entertainment that caters to all ages. The festival is known for its unique activities, such as rubber ducky races and fishing tournaments, which add a playful and competitive spirit to the celebration. It's an opportunity for locals and visitors to engage in the joy and camaraderie of Holden Beach, making it a highlight of the spring season. For more details on the festival, visit Days at the Dock Festival.

Ocean Isle Beach Spring Events

Spring Market with Pure Market

Throughout the year, Pure Market puts together artisan and farmer's markets where vendors selling handmade items like jewelry, pottery, home décor, and art come together to sell their goods and enjoy the day. There are also homegrown produce, vegetables, and homemade goods. Visit their website for dates and times.

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Little River, SC Spring Events

The World Famous Blue Crab Festival, celebrated annually in Little River, is a vibrant showcase of the coastal lifestyle and local community spirit. This event, one of the largest in the Southeast, brings together a lively mix of fresh, local seafood delights, arts and crafts vendors, and various entertainment options. Highlights include live beach music, a dedicated kids' zone, and the unique opportunity to indulge in specialty foods while exploring local businesses and artisanal crafts. The festival's setting along the historic waterfront provides a picturesque backdrop for a day filled with fun, food, and festivity, appealing to visitors of all ages looking to experience the essence of coastal celebration.

Southport Spring Events

Spring Art Show

The fabulous art show at the Franklin Square Gallery in Southport is an exciting event for art lovers! Here, you will get to see the most beautiful and best of the local talent! It is a treat for those who live here and frequent the art show every year and those who visit our stunning local. If you want to view the art or enter your own pieces, check out their website for more information!

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Wilmington Spring Events

North Carolina Azalea Festival

Each April, a full week of natural beauty, big-name entertainment, festive galas, fun family events, and Southern hospitality come together to showcase the charms of the Wilmington area. Visit their website to get the inside scoop on the festivities, where to park, and other FAQs!

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Dive into the heart of southern culture at the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival, a haven for BBQ aficionados, bourbon enthusiasts, and beer lovers. Celebrate the rich flavors of the south with unlimited samplings of beer and bourbon, a feast of BBQ varieties, and engaging entertainment. From live music to games and a unique "Shrine of Swine," this event promises a day filled with Southern delights and spirited fun, making it a must-visit for anyone eager to experience the essence of Southern hospitality and cuisine​.

As you can see, there are many fun things to do in and near Sunset Beach, NC, in the spring. It's the perfect time of year to vacation at Sunset Beach, too! If you're looking for the perfect beach rental property for your spring vacation, we have many we think you'll love! 

From gorgeous décor to great locations and ocean views, we have beautiful homes that are comfortable, fun, and relaxing for you and your family. Stay with us this spring season and make unforgettable memories with your loved ones!

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