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.

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 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.

Christmas by the Sea Parade
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm

The Southpot-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce organizes the Christmas by the Sea Parade, the first Saturday in December (12/7/19) on Oak Island. The parade steps off at 2 p.m. on the 2.4 mile parade route from Oak Island Town Hall, traveling east on Oak Island Drive to McGlamery Street.