Making your way to Holden Beach is always a fun adventure. Heading this way over Christmas means even more for travelers to look forward to! The following Christmas guide to Holden Beach is a good starting point for visitors who can’t wait to maximize the fun during their holiday away. Whether you’re one for the outdoors, can’t wait to embrace the holiday spirit, or are looking to enjoy traditional favorites in new surroundings, there’s something wonderful waiting for you in Holden Beach this Christmas.
Enjoy a Christmas Parade
If you’re heading to Holden Beach this Christmas with the entire family in tow and you’re looking for a holiday fun event everyone can enjoy, the Shallotte Christmas Parade is a must! This annual event is one that locals and visitors alike look forward to and in 2022, it takes place on December 7th between 10:00 am and noon. The parade route runs along Main Street, and you won’t have to travel far to find a good place to view the spectacle because Shallotte is just a 10-minute drive from Holden Beach. While the parade starts at the intersection of Whiteville Road and Main Street, it ends at Smith Avenue. In its 65th year, this parade is still an event that brings large crowds together in the name of holiday entertainment and is well worth adding to your itinerary when you’re in the area. The roads around Main Street close around 8:00 am on the 7th, opening up the space for visitors to roam freely before the fun get underway.
Savor a Holiday Sunrise or Sunset in Holden Beach
While making the most of colorful beginnings and endings to days in Holden Beach is something to enjoy year-round, around Christmas, those sunrises and sunsets in this area seem to come alive with an even more vibrant flair! During your Christmas holiday in Holden Beach, be sure to check out stretches of shoreline along the east and west ends of the island to catch the best of this show put on by nature. Whether you’re watching over the Atlantic or you prefer to situate yourself around the Intracoastal Waterway, these dazzling displays are simply something you won’t soon forget.
Book a Round of Holiday Golf
A trip to Holden Beach around Christmas offers up an opportunity for golf enthusiasts to enjoy a round, even in the winter! Head over to Lockwood Folly Country Club in nearby Supply to make the most of a game alongside family and friends while you’re here. The terrain is still tantalizing this time of year and whether you’re working on your long or short game, this course is one that pairs the moment with spectacular scenery too. If your family is more into mini golf, consider adding a stop at Fantasy Isle Mini Golf or Treasure Island Mini Golf to your holiday itinerary.
Warm Up at Café Ahora
If you find yourself in Holden Beach over Christmas and there happens to be a bit of a chill in the air, feel free to warm up at Café Ahora. Located at 3369 Holden Beach Road SW #4, Café Ahora is open daily from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm and serves up everything from coffees and teas to pastries, breakfast items snack selections, and more. Coffee beans used here are hand selected from both Costa Rica and Indonesia ensuring quality and flavor with every sip. Settle in with family and friends and enjoy a caffeine boost with a side of holiday cheer when you’re here this time of year.
Reserve a Vacation Rental with Holiday Style Included
Enjoying everything our Christmas guide in Holden Beach has to offer is a simple thing to do when you book your holiday vacation rental through PROACTIVE Vacations. Our property options often feature open floorplans that provide everyone with the room they need to roam and relax during their getaway. While large windows often put a frame on a fantastic view, inclusions like fireplaces and cozy furnishings can make the home away from home vibe come to life with ease this Christmas! In many of our Christmas rentals, visitors will find they have access to a full kitchen as well. This makes it simple to serve up a traditional holiday meal during a visit. Kitchens often include spacious counters, custom cabinetry, high-end appliances, and cooking essentials as well. Gather around a large dining room table when it’s time to enjoy dinner in good company and savor every second of your one-of-a-kind getaway! When dinner is done, those who have booked properties with large flat-screen televisions and Wi-Fi can settle in and spend time enjoying their favorite holiday films too.
Book Your Stay Today
No matter when you find yourself in Holden Beach, elevating the stay starts with booking your accommodations through PROACTIVE Vacations. Get in touch today to learn more about our exciting property options across the area and how we can help you turn travel plans into a reality.