Summer Events that Will Make You Feel Like A Topsail Local
Part of the value of vacationing in a place like Topsail Island is that not only are you able to enjoy all of the natural assets offered by our gorgeous, eastern North Carolina beaches, but you also get to experience events infused with our own special brand of local, southern charm. If part of your vacation planning includes getting the full Topsail Island experience, you'll want to do as many of the things on this list as possible!
Meet and Greet TWO Best-Selling Authors
Vacationing bookworms rejoice, because Quarter Moon Books & Gifts located at 708 S. Anderson Blvd in Topsail Beach has two coming in to visit this June!
TWO Kid's Fishing Competitions
Event #1: On Saturday, June 16, East Coast Sports will host their annual free Kid's Fishing Tournament in Surf City.
Pre-registration for this tournament can be done in person at East Coast Sports, located at 409 Roland Avenue in Surf City, NC from June 11th through 15th. Same day tournament registration will be available from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Call 910-328-1887 for more information.
Pre-registration for this event is required. This
event is open for kids aged 0-16. Pre-registration runs from June 1 through
June 30 at 6:00 p.m., or from June 1 until the date the tournament participation
maximum of 300 kids has been reached,
whichever comes first.
Rules and registration requirements can be found here.
Surf City Evening Beach Yoga
Tuesday nights from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Roland Beach Access (102 N. Shore Drive, Surf City). Begins May 15.
Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Soundside Park (517 Roland Ave, Surf City). June, July, and August.
- $5 for facility pass holders / $10 for visitors.
- No cash accepted! Pre-paid punch cards and credit cards will be processed on site.
- Mats and/or beach towels are recommended.
- Classes are weather dependent.
- Call 910-328-4887 or email [email protected] for more information.
2018 Summer Aquarium Program
The Historical Society of Topsail Island, in conjunction with the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher, is offering an educational outreach program over the course of 6 weeks this summer. These interactive programs are designed for families with school-aged children.
This program will occur on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Assembly Building, located at 720 Channel Blvd., Topsail Beach, NC 28445. A donation of $1.00 per child is requested in order to help offset the cost, which in turn supports the Historical Society in their efforts to host these types of exciting programs.
The schedule is as follows:
- June 27 - Frog Songs
- July 11 - Mermaids and Pirates
- July 18 - Fantastic Fish
- July 25 - Turtle Time
- August 1 - Scaly Survivors
- August 8 - Jammin' Jellies
Movies and Music in Soundside Park
Soundside Park in Surf City (517 Roland Avenue) is a one-location stop for a summer full of free, family-friendly fun. Bring your chairs or blankets, food and drinks, and join the community for these FREE events.
- Alcohol is prohibited in Soundside Park.
- Events may be weather dependent.
- Music performances start promptly at their designated time.
- Movie events begin at 7:00 p.m. with pre-movie activities and food vendors.
- Call 910-328-4887 for more information.
|Saturday||May 26||6:30 p.m.||The Carousels|
|Thursday||June 14||7:00 p.m.||Soul on the Beach|
|Thursday||June 21||7:00 p.m.||Slyde|
|Thursday||June 28||7:00 p.m.||Turnbridge Band|
|Thursday||July 5||7:00 p.m.||The Imitations|
|Thursday||July 12||7:00 p.m.||Vaughan Penn|
|Thursday||July 19||7:00 p.m.||Eastline|
|Thursday||July 26||7:00 p.m.||The Expressions|
|Thursday||August 2||7:00 p.m.||Matrix|
|May 25||The Incredibles|
|June 8||Boss Baby|
|June 22||Despicables Me 3|
|June 29||The Greatest Showman|
|July 6||Justice League|
|July 20||Captain Underpants|
|July 27||Paddington 2|
|August 3||Cars 3|
|August 10||Sherlock Gnomes|
|August 24||Diary Of A Wimpy Kid|
|August 31||A Wrinkle In Time|
There's something for everyone here on Topsail Island. We hope that you'll use this list of community events to participate just like a local during your visit!