Upcoming Meetings

Community Events

Dec
6
Fri
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Middleton Park (Beside Police Station.)
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Spend an evening with friends and family as OKI Parks and Recreation ushers in the magic of the holiday season. Relax before the Christmas rush as the community comes together to enjoy FREE live entertainment with local music, crafts, and a visit from good ole’ Santa! Hot chocolate will be available for event goers while supplies last.

Dec
7
Sat
Holiday Craft Market @ Oak Island Recreation Center
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

As Oak Island Parks & Recreation Department transitions to our fall and holiday season event line-up; we wanted to invite you to you to join us in making this holiday season magical by participating in the 2019 Holiday Craft Market. This year’s program will be held at the Oak Island Recreation Center, located at 3003 E. Oak Island Dr., and will offer both indoor and outdoor spaces for vendors.  This popular shopping event is FREE to attend, and Oak Island Parks & Recreation is thrilled to make this year the best one yet! Applications will be available October 1st, 2019; at the OKI Recreation Center as well as online at www.oakislandnc.com. Applications must include a tax id number, and photos of products to be sold to be accepted. Interested participants are welcome to reach out either Carrie Winkler for questions regarding this year’s market.

Welcome to the Town of Oak Island
a family-friendly beach community with a small-town atmosphere

The Town boasts 65 public beach accesses on miles of sandy beaches, as well as fishing docks and piers, boat ramps and many other access points to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Davis Canal, making it the perfect location for fishing, boating, kayaking and other water activities. The Town also has a municipal golf course and eight parks, ranging from a fishing T at the west end of the island to a large park on the mainland complete with baseball and football fields. There is a skate park, a dog park, a cabana on the oceanfront with an observation deck and plenty of places to find a quiet spot to relax and enjoy the view. Area businesses, like piers and marinas, restaurants and ice cream shops, also help make vacationers feel welcome while catering to full-time residents.

The Town covers much of the island and includes areas on the mainland around both bridges, such as the golf course community of South Harbour Village. There are also thousands of undeveloped acres near the Swain’s Cut Bridge.

We hope you enjoy finding out more about the Town of Oak Island, and if you’re not already here, we look forward to seeing you soon! Looking for information on accommodations and local businesses?


Town Hall: 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
Hours: Mon – Fri 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (910) 278-5011

News & Announcements


Watch out for freezing temps and your pipes!

Announcements | November 12, 2019

With low overnight temperatures in our forecast, we wanted to remind customers to take precautions to help prevent pipes from freezing: • Exposed water lines in open crawl spaces should be adequately insulated. • If no one will be staying in the home – have it winterized before a freeze. • Turn off irrigation systems to avoid creating icy sidewalks and driveways. • Let the cold water drip from the faucet served by exposed pipes. Running water through the pipe – even at a trickle – helps prevent pipes from freezing. • Open doors under cabinets so pipes are kept closer to room temperature. • Keep ...read more

Town offices closed for Veterans Day

Announcements | November 8, 2019

Town offices and facilities will be Closed on Monday, Nov 11 in honor of Veterans Day. We sincerely appreciate the sacrifices all of our veterans have made to serve our country. read more

Agenda for Council meeting

Announcements | November 6, 2019

The agenda for the Nov 12 Council meeting is available on the Agendas/Minutes page. You can also view it as a link from the meetings calendar. Or click here to go right to it. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. ...read more