When travelers find themselves in need of a refreshing and fun getaway, there’s no place better to set your sights than scenic Holden Beach, North Carolina. Year-round, this exciting locale offers up a welcoming reprieve from the demands of daily routines and provides visitors with reasons to enjoy the fun and views instead. Anytime travelers can enjoy Holden Beach they’re in for a treat but those heading here over Easter have even more to look forward to. In April, Holden Beach offers up a variety of options for expanding an itinerary whether you’re looking to make the most of egg hunting fun, or you’re up for some on-the-water adventure. Either way, you’ll find what you’re looking for here and the following Holden Beach activities are just a few of the many reasons you won’t want to miss out on Easter 2023 in Holden Beach.

The Night Egg Hunt Is on Once Again!

Holden Beach has a reputation for amazing scenery and a laid-back vibe that’s endlessly appealing. It also hosts one of the most unique Easter experiences around! Year after year, locals and visitors look forward to the annual nighttime Easter Egg Hunt in Holden Beach and 2023 is no exception to the rule. This year, the illuminating hunt will happen on April 7th starting at 7:00 pm. Guests are invited to participate in teams of four with egg hunters of all ages welcome to put their skills to the test under the stars. You’ll want to be sure to have a flashlight in hand alongside an egg basket to make the most of this unique fun. Glow in the dark eggs will be placed all around Bridgeview Park and the first 100 teams to register can enjoy the adventure. Be sure to sign up early as this is an event that fills up fast.

Get Out on the Water and Explore

Typically mild April temperatures across Holden Beach may not lend themselves to time sunbathing or getting in the water for a swim, but that doesn’t eliminate options for enjoying time on the waves! If you’re the type of Easter traveler that finds their getaway state of mind most easily when you’re sailing, partnering up with Backwater Adventures & Rentals while you’re in town is a must. This premier rental equipment company is headquartered in Supply and serves the entirety of Holden Beach with quality on-the-water gear and fishing and sightseeing experiences too. Guests can explore nature from a watery vantage point alongside a knowledgeable and friendly guide with Backwater Adventures & Rentals. It’s just as easy to rent gear for independent fun and exploration on the backwaters. This company specializes in renting out pedal and motorized kayaks that move easily through current heavy backwaters. They offer up the accessories needed to make the most of sightseeing along the Intracoastal Waterway as well as the surrounding estuaries.

Enjoy Time at Islands Art and Books

When you’re looking to slow down, browse, and be endlessly inspired this Easter in Holden Beach, heading to Islands Art & Books is bound to be a great option. Located at 6885 Beach Drive SW in nearby Ocean Isle Beach, this stop is truly an artistic haven. Here, visitors will find an extensive collection of books, jewelry, and art by local artists. Some of the more unique products available for purchase here include historic area maps and sea charts of the Holden Beach region. There’s also sea glass jewelry available to browse and purchase while books for children and adults alike abound on the shelves. From one-of-a-kind gifts to home décor, Islands Art and Books is a great place to find yourself something unique to remember your stay by, or to pick up something for a loved one back home upon return. Either way, it’s a great opportunity to support local artisans.

Make Time for a Stop at the Museum of Coastal Carolina

If you’re traveling to Holden Beach with little ones in tow this year, spending an afternoon at the Museum of Coastal Carolina is always a great place to pair education and entertainment. Located at 21 E. 2nd Street in Ocean Isle Beach, the Museum of Coastal Carolina hosts a stunning collection of displays and exhibits highlighting the importance of marine life and ecosystems in the area. Guests can enjoy trying a touch tank, exploring fossils, and learning more about local birds, sharks, reefs, sea turtles and more while they’re here.

Book Your Stay in Holden Beach Today

When Easter travel plans have you heading to Holden Beach, the team at PROACTIVE Vacations is ready and waiting to make sure you have the luxurious accommodations in place you deserve too. Reach out today to learn more about our vast selection of options and how we can help you take your holiday getaway to the next level of excellence and fun!

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