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08/15/19
Attractions

Holden Beach Fishing

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Grab your pole and gas up the boat, let’s go fishing! One of the best things about Holden Beach is the fishing. There’s a type of fishing for everyone. Net fishing, pole fishing, gigging, inshore and offshore fishing, early morning trips and fishing in the dark. Whether you’re sport fishing or catching dinner, here’s what you need to know. You don’t have to go miles offshore to catch the big...

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08/7/19
Holden Beach General

Seashells by The Sea Shore

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Everyone’s doing it! They’re grabbing their nets and heading to the tide line in search of washed up treasures. Over the last few years shelling and searching for sea glass has become a favorite past time for beach goers, walking up and down the coastline in pursuit of the perfect shell. The best time to join the hunt is at low tide, the ocean has once again retreated and along...

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04/19/19
Events

2019 Days At The Dock

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It’s spring in Holden Beach and time to enjoy the festivities of Days at the Dock. April 27th and 28th Holden Beach will welcome art and craft vendors, giant kites, and the delicious scent of street food to festival attendees.  Equipped with live entertainment and a kids area this event is sure to please. The Days At The Dock is free admission and free parking. Join in on tradition by...

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04/3/19
Events

Town of Holden Beach Summer Concerts

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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 – Jim Quick and Coastline July...

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03/22/19
Beach Safety

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

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Imagine it’s a hot summer day and the sparkling ocean water is calling your name. You’re out enjoying a swim when out of nowhere you feel this burning sensation, you’ve been stung by a jellyfish. Over the years you may have heard numerous ways to treat a jellyfish sting, some say shaving cream and others say “have a friend urinate on it” (Don’t do that. It doesn’t work and it...

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03/18/19
Holden Beach History

History of Holden Beach

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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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