- Friday, May 24th - Monday, May 27th
Memorial Day on Bald Head Island is a true celebration that will introduce newcomers and longtime vacationers alike to all the amazing things to do and see in this island community. Known as the official kick-off to the summer season, the Memorial Day Weekend Celebration features a wealth of hikes, watersports, art-centric events, and plenty of good food and great times to encourage everyone to escape to the beach and join in the fun.
The Memorial Day Weekend Celebration features a long roster of corresponding events and activities at various hot spots all around the island. Adventure and nature fans can enjoy kayak and SUP trips, crabbing and cast netting lessons, and reptile explorations through local sites like the Bald Head Island Conservancy. Fitness buffs can embark on an exploration via the Turtle Trot 5K, while art lovers can discover local talents via an exhibit at All About Art. The weekend celebration also features a Memorial Weekend Red, White & Blue Cookout at the Bald Head Island Club, which is a great way for everyone in the family to meet, mingle, and have a ball. With so many events taking place, and so much to uncover, the Memorial Day Weekend Celebration is a fine introduction to Bald Head Island.