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Fall Guide to Holden Beach

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Packing a suitcase and making your way to Holden Beach in the name of vacation fun is always something to enjoy year-round. Traveling here in the fall comes with even more excitement to add to your itinerary! Let this fall guide to Holden Beach be your starting point when you’re ready to elevate your Holden Beach getaway this autumn. Whether you’re one for the great outdoors, amazing flavors, or time on the water, this vacation destination has the best of it all.

Enjoy the NC Festival by the Sea

A sure highlight for any traveler heading to Holden Beach in the fall is making time to enjoy the NC Festival by the Sea! This annual event will be held on October 29th through October 30th in 2022 at Holden Beach Pavilion. The event runs from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm on Saturday and until 4:00 pm on Sunday. There’s no admission cost to attend and parking is free as well as an added convenience to guests! This fall favorite festival is a celebration of all things coastal arts and crafts. Guests can browse a variety of works by local craftsmen during their festival visit which will also include live entertainment and plenty of savory food options! It’s a great chance to gather with locals and visitors alike, looking forward to some creative fall inspiration in Holden Beach. The NC Festival by the Sea is a family-friendly event, so feel free to bring the little ones if you’re making your way to Holden Beach this fall with everyone in tow.

Check Out the North Carolina Oyster Festival

When a perfect blend of savory seafood options and fun is your idea of a great time, making time for the North Carolina Oyster Festival during your fall getaway to Holden Beach promises to inspire. This annual event will be held from October 14th through the 16th in 2022 at Town center Park located at 11 E. Second Street in nearby Ocean Isle Beach. The festival runs from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm daily with shortened hours on Sunday until 5:00 pm. Adults can enjoy the North Carolina Oyster Festival for $5 a person while children 12 and under are invited to make the most of the fun for free. While the focus is certainly on the oysters, this festival offers up even more in the way of entertainment too. Guests will find they have access to contests, kid’s activities, fantastic food selections, crafts, and even live musical performances. The Entertainers kick things off on stage starting at 6:00 pm on Friday. Slip Shot, Terry Douglas, and Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot take center stage on Saturday. Sunday’s entertainment lineup includes Sea & Sand Band as well as The Embers.  Saturday is the day to be here if you’re excited to be a part of the iconic oyster shucking contest. Throughout each day of the festival, guests can enjoy oyster sample dishes to try as well. No matter when you swing by, this is a fall festival you won’t want to miss. In its 41st year, the North Carlina Oyster Festival is shaping up to be the best one yet!

Book a Fishing Charter

While casting a line at the shoreline can be fun, those who are looking for a more guided experience on the water alongside a local expert will find a fishing charter in the fall is the way to go. Consider booking a fall excursion with Ollie Raja Charters while you’re in town. This local company specializes in creating customized charters with a focus on both inshore and offshore fishing alike. Trips can take anglers around Holden Beach as well as to Ocean Isle and Oak Island upon request. Personalize your adventure according to your preferred time frame as well as the ages and abilities of those who are taking this trip with you. You’ll learn a lot about the fish species, habitats, and history of the Holden Beach area along the way!

Book Your Fall Getaway to Holden Beach Today

A fall guide to Holden Beach is always a treat and when you book amazing vacation accommodations through Proactive Vacations, your experience can be elevated even further! Get in touch today to learn more about our exciting rental options and to start planning your next trip.

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