Southport NC


WINTERFEST . . . holiday fun for all ages centered in historic Southport

WINTERFEST . . . holiday fun for all ages centered in Historic Southport   SOUTHPORT, NC November 6, 2013 – Southport Winterfest 2013, the umbrella under which most of the city’s holiday events fall, will include everything from Christmas at the Amuzu Theatre to the Holiday Boat Flotilla . . […]


US Open King Mackerel Tournament Launches New Website

Southport, NC The 34th Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament begins Thursday, October 3rd with onsite registration at the Southport Marina from 10am-midnight.  Anglers will compete on October 4th and 5th for the ALL CASH guaranteed prize structure.   Last year the tournament attracted 408 boats to the Southport-Oak Island area.  […]


34th Anniversary U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament

October 3rd , 4th  and 5th  at Southport Marina SOUTHPORT, NC August 15, 2013 Thirty-four years ago a group of forty community leaders met and decided that they needed an event to showcase the great fall fishing Southport-Oak Island area has to offer. Those community leaders signing a promissory note […]


Phlock Entertainment Lineup Announced

Southport, NC August 8, 2013 – The signature event of the Phlock to the Beach A Buffett Style Beach Bash will be a concert at the Cape Fear Jetport on Saturday, August 24th from 4pm-10pm (gates open at 3pm).   There will be food, beverages, beer garden,  games, contests and music […]


Southport Celebrates International Plein Air Painters Worldwide Paint Out

Southport, NC August 7, 2013 – Artist from around North and South Carolina are invited to historic Southport to celebrate International Plein Air Worldwide Paint Out. Southport Plein Air paint-out is an exciting OUTDOOR event, sponsored by the City of Southport as a way to support artists in our area […]


1st Phlock to the Beach Event August 23rd & 24th

SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR PHLOCK TO THE BEACH-A BUFFETT STYLE BEACH BASH   SOUTHPORT-OAK ISLAND AREA, NC – The Chamber of Commerce for the Southport-Oak Island area will host a long weekend of Jimmy Buffett-Style events August 23-24, 2013. Activities include pub tours […]


NC 4th of July Festival Wrap-Up of Naturalization Ceremony, 2013

Southport, NC July 8, 2013 – Mr. Jeff Sapko, District Director of the Raleigh-Durham District Office United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administered the Oath of United States Citizenship to 112 candidates, in a ceremony on the Ft. Johnston Garrison House lawn on July 3, 2013.  The ceremony, the 17th annual […]


NC Maritime Museum at Southport Explores NC Hurricane History

AUTHOR JAY BARNES TO DISCUSS NORTH CAROLINA’S HURRICANE HISTORY   SOUTHPORT, NC July 3, 2013 – As reliable as the tide, hurricane season comes and goes. Author Jay Barnes talks hurricanes at the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport on July 16 at 7 p.m. Barnes will discuss some of […]


NC 4th of July Festival Announces Naturalization Ceremony Update

NATURALIZATION CEREMONY TO ATTRACT 120 NEW CITIZENS   Southport, NC June 26, 2013 – The North Carolina 4th of July Festival will conduct its 18th annual Naturalization Ceremony on July 3rd on the Ft. Johnston Garrison House lawn beginning at 4:00 PM.  The annual feature of the Festival will be […]