Upcoming Meetings

Community Events

Coastal Carolina Naturally
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

*This program has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 20th, 2018.*

Join Becky Skiba with North Carolina Wildlife RC and Oak Island Parks & Recreation Dept. staff on this driving tour of Oak Island. We will visit the many varied natural environments found on our diverse island, including an estuary, a freshwater & saltwater swamp, a slough, Intracoastal, Fort Caswell, Atlantic Ocean Maritime Forest! Limited to 12 participants. Price includes transportation and Fort Caswell Field Trip. Bring bag lunch and drink.Call the Parks and Rec Department at 910-278-5518 for more information or to reserve your seat.

Gingerbread Beach House Contest @ Recreation Center
Nov 26 – Nov 29 all-day

FREE with Registration required
Beach house entries due at OKI Recreation Center NO later than November 29th, 2018

Don’t miss out on the fun this holiday season with Oak Island’s 2nd Annual Gingerbread Beach House Contest! Oak Island Parks & Recreation has partnered with Nancy Jo’s Homemade Bakery for a community wide contest that will be sure to make this holiday season especially sweet as participants bring their creativity to the kitchen. Register at the Recreation Center at 3003 E. Oak Island Dr., or download the registration and guidelines at www.oakisland.recdesk.com. Entries will be on display from November 30th-December 8th

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

Final pass for debris collection is underway

Announcements | November 16, 2018

The second and final pass for Hurricane Florence debris collection in the Town of Oak Island is underway. The contractor estimates this will be completed by Tuesday, November 20.  Please note this is only an estimate, not a guarantee.    In order to assure your debris is eligible for pickup, it should have already been placed on the right-of-way (as of Nov. 5). There will be NO additional passes once the contractor has stated completion of the project.  Once again, since this is a third-party contractor, we have no timeline for pickup for specific streets. We ask for your patience as ...read more

Agenda for Special Meeting — Right-of-Way and Parking

Announcements | November 15, 2018

The agenda for the Special Town Council meeting on Friday, November 16 at 9 a.m. is posted here. read more

Town Hall, facilities closed for Veterans Day Nov. 12

Announcements | November 9, 2018

Town facilities and offices will be closed on Monday, November 12, in honor of Veterans Day. We are grateful to all of our veterans for their service to our country! read more