Are you and your family wanting to come to the beach during the month of December for a fun vacation? If you happened to answer yes, then come stay in one of our Pet-Friendly vacation rentals. Staying in one of our vacation rentals next month will help you get in the spirit of Christmas this year. Instead of worrying about how to get your home ready for the holidays, you can instead come to Holden Beach and relax while enjoying these events. Let’s see why coming to Holden Beach during the holidays is a must!
A Parade Just for the Pups
Who doesn’t like bringing their pet on vacation with them? We know of many families wouldn’t consider a vacation unless they brought their best fur friends with them. And bringing them on this trip can be extra special for them as the Sandy Paws Parade happens. On Friday, December 7, 2018 you can come celebrate the holiday season with your pup on our pet-friendly beaches. Bring your pup out for a short stroll as part of the doggie parade. The parade will begin at Town Hall at 2:00 pm and after the parade you and your pup can head over to the Holden Beach Pavilion. Here you will get to have the opportunity to take a picture with Santa and your pups. What a fun way to start out the holiday season with your pets and family!
Do you know someone who loves receiving extra special handcrafted gifts? Why not head on over to the Holiday Craft Market on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Oak Island Recreation Center. Here you will be able to find some pretty unique gifts that we know someone will love. Handcrafted gifts are always the best to give to someone because it means it came from the heart. Not only are you helping out a local artist, but you are also finding that perfect gift for someone you love. There will be coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies for you to enjoy that will help make this year’s holiday market the best!
It’s a Boat Parade
For those who would like to come see a different kind of parade, we have the perfect one for you. Come to the Southport Marina in Southport on Saturday, December 8th beginning at 7:00 pm. Here you and the family will be able to see the best holiday parade on the water around town. Be sure to bring a chair, a blanket and find that perfect spot to view along the historic banks of the Cape Fear River. You will see boats of all sizes dressed up in their finest holiday decor and witness the twinkling lights on the water and the sky. Cheer for your favorite decorated boats judged by many and students from the Southport Elementary School Art Class. Come early so you can enjoy one of the many activities that will be happening in town!
Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt
On Friday, December 14, 2018 bring the family to the Bill Smith Park in Southport and hunt for candy canes. Be sure to bring a flashlight because we don’t want to have a Flashlight Candy Cane hunt without one. What fun would that be if you couldn’t find any? Here you will be able to find candy canes, green and red eggs on the softball field. And to help you warm up a bit after spending some time to find the goodies, there will be hot chocolate and even a visit with Santa. This can be a perfect photo opportunity for all those who don’t want to wait in the line for Santa at the mall.
While there are many other holiday activities happening in the month of December, we thought these might help with your decision. If you are still searching for that perfect pet-friendly vacation rental, we still have availabilities. We can’t wait to see you and your family this December as you celebrate the holidays in Holden Beach!
Making new holiday traditions with the family are always special but spending Thanksgiving Day in Holden Beach can be your new tradition this year. The first of November marks the start of the holiday season, where everyone in the family makes their Thanksgiving Day plans. They try to figure out if it should be at someone in the family’s home or elsewhere. Instead of trying to figure it out, make plans to spend Thanksgiving in Holden Beach this year at your oceanfront vacation rental. There are plenty of things for you and your family to do while you vacation here for the holidays. Let’s look at why you must spend Thanksgiving in Holden Beach this year.
When you think of Thanksgiving, you think of spending as much quality time with your friends and family. A lot of families have made coming to Holden Beach a tradition each year for Thanksgiving because if you are staying in one of our vacation rentals, there will be plenty of space for everyone. Staying at home can be stressful because many of us want our home to be perfect, meaning we stress over everything. But when you spend a holiday in Holden Beach, it’s more relaxing and you will want to spend as much time with the whole family. Spend the day cooking in your vacation rental or go out to eat instead. It will be totally up to you as how you want to spend your day.
Fall will have officially made its way to Holden Beach and we have to say that the temperature will make enjoying the beach better. While the weather has a little chill to the air, it’s still much warmer than living up north. One of the most amazing times to visit Holden Beach is during the fall months. The weather during the day seems to warm up for you and your family to get plenty of sunshine and play in the sand. And at night the air has a small chill to it, but not so much to where you wouldn’t want to take a walk on the beach with a loved one. This is the perfect time of the year to come celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends and family.
Even during the off-season, Holden Beach is nothing short of beauty. Spending Thanksgiving watching the waves roll in and out from your oceanfront vacation rental is what everyone dreams of. You may happen to see some fishing boats off in the distance or people taking pictures on the beach for their Christmas cards. With 12 miles of beach and beauty, how could you not want to vacation here? Take a stroll along the beach or have your family’s holiday pictures taken out on the beach. There is absolutely a ton of things that you can enjoy while you vacation here.
After Thanksgiving, while the Christmas music begins to play, go shop for some of those Black Friday Deals. We know that most everyone likes to make sure they get the best deals on their Christmas shopping. While you can find some pretty amazing deals at the outlet mall in Myrtle Beach, you can also find some great deals at some of the local shops too. Don’t forget that purchasing something from one of the local artists or stores will make the best gifts. Don’t miss out on any of them this year.
There are many other reasons why you should spend Thanksgiving here in Holden Beach, but there are just a few we thought you would enjoy. If you and your family want to spend Thanksgiving here, please look at our oceanfront vacation rental inventory today. You may be surprised to find the perfect home to rent for the holiday weekend!
If you are planning on coming and visiting Holden Beach this fall, then you don’t want to miss the 38th Annual North Carolina Festival by the Sea. This is held every year in late October in Holden Beach, NC. Staying in one of our pet-friendly vacation rentals will keep you close to where the fun and activities are being held. This year the festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 27th and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 28th.
This event is held by the Greater Holden Beach Merchants Association and is a 2 day event that you and your family can enjoy. Not only will you get enjoy a parade on Saturday to start out the festival. And what a better way to experience the festival than to walk across the bridge to Holden Beach. This event has free admission and free parking.
Let the Fun Begin
Just besides the parade, you and your family can enjoy so many different things happening during the festival. If you have children, there will be a children’s area that is just for them like face painting or crafts. Not only will there be something there for the kids, but there is something for everyone. And if you want to hear live music there will be plenty of that for you to enjoy. food will be amazing and there will be over 100 Arts and Crafts Vendors for you to shop from. If you have someone on your Christmas list that likes unique gifts, then this is the event for you to attend. Get handmade gifts for those special people in your life.
And just when you didn’t think you could have any more fun, there will be enough things for you to do during the weekend. If you are still searching for that perfect vacation rental for your vacation or getaway, allow us at Brunswickland Realty to help you with your search! We hope that you will make coming to this event and Holden Beach a yearly vacation!
It may seem like booking your winter vacation this early is silly, but school will be back in session and before you know it winter will be here. You can give yourself a nice gold star if you go ahead and book that winter family vacation now before you forget. We have plenty of winter rentals that you will want to stay in for a week or two.
For those of you who often escape to a warmer climate, consider Holden Beach as a place to come relax at. Sitting on the beach in a beach chair with the warm sun on you is just what you need rather than shoveling snow this winter. We can provide you with rentals that have some of the top-notch amenities but for a fraction of the in-season price. Who wouldn’t want to save some money for your winter vacation?
Enjoy Beach Life in the Winter
We fully understand the desire to want to escape the cold, snow and ice just to get a week at the beach. Come visit Holden Beach this winter and enjoy the golf course, shopping and more. Vacationing at the beach during the winter can be fun for everyone and you won’t have to deal with the summer crowds. And if you are thinking of leaving the north to move to the south, we have plenty of homes for sale that one of our agents can show you. This vacation can be just a highlight of what our area has to offer you year round.
No matter what the reason is for coming to visit Holden Beach, we have the perfect vacation rentals for you. They each have their own style and amenities such as fireplaces, pools, Internet and Flat Screen TVs. We at Brunswickland Realty promise you that winter can’t get any better than coming to the beach for a getaway. You are going to love it here and may not want to leave to go back home to the cold. Take a quick peek at what is available for the time you’d like to visit.
Are you vacationing in Holden Beach, NC this summer with your friends and family and are looking for fun things to do with them? Have no fear because we know of several fun activities in Holden Beach and surrounding areas for you to enjoy while on your vacation. And you are still looking for Holden Beach vacation home rentals that are pet friendly, oceanfront or not close to the beach this summer.
Fun Activities in Holden Beach, NC
For many going and sitting on the beach is what a relaxing vacation is just what the doctor ordered, but sometimes it’s nice to go and explore what the area has to offer with activities and more. Whether it is raining or not, there is something for everyone to do and enjoy on your vacation this year in the area. Some of the fun things you can do while on the beach in the evenings is to get a kite and fly it. One activity that is fun for all ages is to fly a kite on the beach in the evenings. Make sure that you have plenty of space to run a little to get the kite up in the air. Some of the best memories to be made is to fly a kite with your friends and family for years to come.
A fun activity that is good for you to enjoy is to head over to Magic Mountain Fun Park which has all the “old school” waterslides that many have grown up with. You will not be disappointed with visiting there and make new memories with your family on this vacation when you visit Magic Mountain in Holden Beach, NC. And when it comes to dining out because let’s face it you’re on vacation and you may not want to cook, there are several restaurants you might want to give a try.
Fun Activities in the Surrounding Area
Not sure what there is to do in Southport, NC and a little apprehensive over it? No problem, if you have ever seen the movie “Safe Haven” then you know Southport is a quaint little town with a lot of charm. As many locals and tourist love to head to a lot of the small shops in town and even might grab a quick bite to eat at one of the local’s favorite place, Fishy Fishy Cafe. There are many other places to eat at in town and you might find a new favorite while on your vacation. When you are finished exploring Southport, then hop onto a ferry and go explore Ft. Fisher Historic Site or the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.
Myrtle Beach is a short drive from Holden Beach but if you are looking to do any big attractions or dinner shows then it might be a good pick. If you are looking for a nice kite to be able to fly on the beach, then head on over to Kligs Kites at Broadway at the Beach. There are so many other shopping options there and if you are looking for a fun dinner that night, go to Pirates Voyage which a fun dinner show fun for all ages.
Make Those Memories Last Forever
No matter what you are looking for when you come on vacation to our area, you will find something for everyone in your family. Our rental homes will make you feel like you are at home, but will still feel like you are on “beach time.” Let us help you make those memories last forever with each family vacation to Holden Beach, NC.