Memorial Day Weekend Fun on Bald Head Island

Summer is right around the corner. What better way to kick it off than a three-day holiday weekend on Bald Head Island? Memorial Day weekend celebrations include parties, kids’ activities, nature events, and more. No matter what your interest, there is something for everyone.

The Bald Head Island Conservancy offers plenty of programs for the entire family, including nature tours, birding expeditions, and even a 5K Turtle Trot. Bring the kids to the Shoals Club for a scavenger hunt, craft hour, beach games or a beach run. The Bald Head Island Club offers tennis events throughout the weekend, and you’ll want to be sure to check out the Club’s incredible new Aquatics Complex, complete with three pools, a splash pad, playground and waterslides. Even the Bald Head Association offers a sand sculpture contest. Archery, sailing, and kayaking are offered throughout the weekend as well.

There are plenty of dining events, too. The Maritime Market presents an oyster roast, the Shoals Club has their Coastal Feast, and the BHI Club has their annual Memorial Day Cookout

The first Sunset Celebration of the season takes during the holiday weekend. This free family-friendly event has music, games, s’ mores and always a few surprises.

For the art enthusiasts, the BHI Artisans Show and Sale and art classes at All About Art are being held. Also, Bald Head Island Limited Real Estate Sales offers open houses all weekend. Stop by the sales office near the ferry landing to pick up a list of homes on tour.

On Monday a traditional Memorial Day Service hosted by the Old Baldy Foundation will be at the Village Chapel, and will honor all branches of the military.

To view a complete list of Memorial Day events, click here.