Here’s where the holiday lights shine throughout the Carolina Beach area.
With the holidays in full swing, the pleasure island community comes to life. These are a list of displays of holiday cheer that you’ll find in Carolina Beach.
Holiday Lights at the Lake
Pleasure Island presents Holiday Lights at the Lake, a winter wonderland of lights illuminating the one-mile paved trail winding around Carolina Beach Lake. Details
Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla
Carolina Beach Yacht Club and Marina, 401 Marina St, Carolina Beach, NC 28428 | Saturday, 6 p.m. | Details
The Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla in Carolina Beach, NC, features fishing boats and pleasure craft decorated with thousands of lights. They cruise from Snows Cut to the Carolina Beach Boat Basin and back. Please note: Festivities subject to change due to Covid.
Cape Fear Festival of Trees
900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach, NC 28449 | Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Details
The annual Cape Fear Festival of Trees is back at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
The Festival of Trees is a fundraiser put on by Lower Cape Fear Hospice. They have been doing this fundraiser since the early 1980’s. Take joy in strolling around the aquarium with over 50 different decorated trees displayed. Each tree is sponsored by a local business or individual, and all have different themes. This event is a great way to get into the holiday spirit.
Admission to see the festival of trees is just your admission to the aquarium. However, advanced tickets must be purchased.
Here are some addresses with dazzling displays:
702 Clarendon Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
6908 Persimmon Pl, Wilmington, NC 28409
1520 Bonito Ln, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
204 Peninsula Dr, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
For more holiday light displays in Carolina Beach check out this wonderful map
*disclaimer* We have unfortunately not visited all places listed and can’t promise there will be holiday cheer at all the locations mapped.