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Coastal Christmas Events

We have put together this list of Coastal Christmas Events, all located in beach areas, and many of which include seaside themes or activities. If you love a Christmas Light Boat Parade, or seeing Santa arrive in the harbor by boat is on your seasonal to-do list, then you need to take a look through these festivities. You're sure to find something special to kick off your holiday season!


North Carolina


The Christmas by the Sea festival is organized by the Southport - Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce, and runs through 3 consecutive weekends in December. The festival is a collection of events sponsored by many community organizations. The highlights include a hometown parade, tour of homes, a lighted boat parade, and activities for children.


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If you know of a Coastal Christmas Event that we have not included here on our list, or if you are associated with one of these events and our information is outdated or incorrect, please Contact Us and let us know.