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July 1st: Beach Day on Oak Island

Games, contests, food, fireworks, and more! This annual event celebrates the merger of the Towns of Yaupon Beach and Long Beach into the Town of Oak Island! There's a full day of activities planned for the entire family to enjoy from dawn to dusk:

8am: Horseshoe Tournament at Middleton Park
10am: Registration for Athletic Events
11am: Youth Activities & Contests at Middleton Park w/ inflatables, rides, games, and food
11am: Corn Hole (must register)
11am: Bocce Ball (must register)
11am: Volleyball (must register)
1pm: Sand Sculpture Contest (must register)
6pm to 6:45pm: Shag Contest Registration
7pm: Shag Contest Begins at Middleton Park
6pm to 9pm: Beach Day Concert at Middleton Park
9pm (or dusk): Fireworks at the Oak Island Pier
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Annual NC 4th of July Festival

The celebration of the year kicks off on June 30th with multiple events on Oak Island and at Southport! Throughout the week, you’ll find many family-friendly activities to participate in! From live music, food, contests, and two nights of fireworks! Learn more:
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Mondays: OKI Farmers & Artisans Market

Mondays from 9am to 1pm
Browse an extensive variety of fresh produce, homemade jams, cakes, assorted baked goods, and handcrafted treasures made by local artisans at Middleton Park! Learn more about this summer event on Oak Island:
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Wednesdays: Summer Market at Southport

Wednesdays from 9am to 2pm
This market is at Franklin Square Park and offers a wide range of local produce, handcrafted items, and baked goods. It’s another fantastic place to spend a morning with the family while exploring the North Carolina coast.
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Thursdays: Summer Concerts at Southport

Thursdays from 6pm to 8pm
Enjoy live music at Franklin Square in Southport every Thursday from June 2nd to September 1st! Genres include classic rock, country, bluegrass, pop, and so much more. Learn about the lineup on the official website:
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Fridays: OKI Summer Concert Series

Fridays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Enjoy live music at Middleton Park every Friday this summer! The annual events offers a mix of R&B, soul, beach, country, and funk throughout the entire season (until September 3rd):
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