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Town of Holden Beach Summer Concerts


Join us on Sunday evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for live entertainment. The concerts are held at the Pavilion under the Holden Beach bridge. Call 910-842-6488 for more information.   May 26th – Steve Owens and Summertime   June 2nd – Carolina Breakers   June 9th– The Embers featuring Craig Woolard   June 16th– Blackwater Rhythm and Blues   June 23rd– The Main Event Band   June 30th...

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Beach Safety

Float Like A Beach Ball, Sting Like A…… Jellyfish


There is nothing better than the Carolina sunshine warming your skin while you’re at the beach. You’re ready to make memories playing in the saltwater and building sand castles with the family.  The last thing on your mind is everything that could go wrong, rip currents, jellyfish stings and third degree burns are all things that you need to be prepared for before hitting the sand.   Jellyfish :  ...

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Holden Beach History

History of Holden Beach


Before the American Revolution, settlers seeking property near the Lockwood Folly River applied for grants to purchase land. The going rate at that time was 100 acres of land for 50 shillings. In today’s money that’s 100 acres for $396.63 USD. Benjamin Holden purchased the 100 acres that stretched between the Lockwood Folly River and the Bacon Inlet. 263 years later Holden Beach has become one of North Carolina’s most...

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