Located at the northern end of Pleasure Island, Carolina Beach is a different kind of beach experience offering old-time beach charm combined with modern, family-friendly fun. An original, nationally recognized beachside boardwalk, a state park, colorful characters, miles of beach, world-class fishing, and interesting one-of-a kind events and festivals, all set Carolina Beach apart from the ordinary. – See more at: http://www.visitcarolinabeachnc.com/#sthash.MDvOY7Vj.dpuf
Holiday spirits will be brightened at the Island of Lights Festival, a month-long celebration that transforms the area into a wonderland “island of lights.” The festivities kick off November 29 and continue through New Year’s Eve. Ring in the New Year with a beach ball drop and dazzling fireworks show, coastal-style, with the Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Countdown.