Public Beach Access (circled in green) is 2 blocks, a short 5 min walk. Golf cart rentals are available locally.
Free Summer Concert Schedule
The Town of Holden Beach hosts a free concert each Sunday evening 6:30pm -8pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Take your lawn chair to the Pavilion under the Holden Beach Bridge and enjoy the music! Easy walk from Saltwater Revival!
2021 Summer Concert Series
May 30 - Steve Owens and Summertime
June 61 - Band of Oz
June 13 - Cat 5
June 20 - North Tower
June 27 - The Main Event Band
July 4 - The Extraordinaires
July 11 - Tim Clark Band
July 18 - The Tams
July 25 - Chairman of the Board
August 1 - Carolina Breakers
August 8 - Jim Quick and Coastline
August 15 - The Embers featuring Craig Woolard
August 22 - Too Much Sylvia
August 29 - The Entertainers
September 6 - The Imitations
NC Festival by the Sea
Sat. Oct. 29 & Sun. Oct. 30, 2021
Held each year in October at Holden Beach Bridgeview Park, this free festival begins with a parade - this is the only day of the year that you can walk across the Holden Beach Bridge (9:30am-11am). Horseshoe tournament, sand castle building contest, 100+ vendors, live music and plenty of food!
Holden Beach is a seaside town on a barrier island in Brunswick County, North Carolina. It is nationally recognized as one of the premier "Family Beaches" in the USA. It is primarily a residential community, with a small commercial area and many local restaurants. Holden Beach is also home to lots of locally owned specialty shops and boutiques, a water slide and miniature golf. The area has multiple well-known golf courses. The Town of Shallotte, just 10 minutes away, has national chain department stores and restaurants in addition to local ones. Come experience clean water, blue skies, natural wildlife and lots of family fun.
Saltwater Revival is within walking distance to several restaurants, Sunset Slush Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shoppe, Sandman's Candyland Candy Store, Ocean Boulevard Coffee and Bridgeview Park. At the park you can enjoy the playground, free tennis courts and Pavilion which hosts several events each year including free summer concerts every Sunday evening, the NC Festival By the Sea in October and the Days at the Docks Festival in the Spring.
For bike, kayaks, tents, umbrellas and beach chair rentals, check out Boomers Rentals and Beach Fun Rentals. For golf cart rentals, check out Island Cart Rentals and Holden Beach Golfcart Rentals. All of these businesses offer delivery & pickup service. For a boat or jet ski rental, check out Fantasea.
Walgreens & Food Lion Grocery Store are 1.5 miles from the house. Food Lion offers grocery ordering online and pickup at store for $1.99 on orders over $35. Visit foodlion.com.
Brunswick County is host to the 4th of July Celebration in Southport, the NC Oyster Festival at Ocean Isle in October, the Oak Island Lighthouse Run/Walk in April, the Strawberry & Wine Festival in April at Ocean Isle and the Sunset at Sunset Festival on the first Saturday of October in Sunset Beach.
Visit the NC Brunswick Island's website for more info on all the Brunswick Islands including Holden Beach:
Attractions & Activities
Hertiage & Museums
Parks & Recreation
Fishing & Charters
Public Boating Access
Visit the Holden Beach NC website to view the Holden Beach Event calendar plus shopping, dining and lots of things to do.
Historic Southport and Myrtle Beach are just a short drive of little more than 30 minutes and make great day trips as well as Wilmington, home of Riverfest in October and the Azalea Festival in the spring.
A Day at the Docks Festival
Coming in 2022
The Greater Holden Beach Merchants Association sponsors this free festival each March at Bridgeview Park. This event offers food, fun and entertainment for the entire family.
Holden Beach Turtle Talk
Every Wednesday in June, July & August. at 7pm, the Turtle Patrol conducts free weekly educational sessions at the Holden Beach Town Hall. Seating in limited, so arrive early!