4th of July Celebrations: Calabash, NCJune 26, 2023
Calabash, North Carolina, is in a prime location if looking for a place to watch fireworks! When it comes to celebrating it’s hard to top the communities along the Carolina coast. Here are a few suggestions of how you can ring in the 4th of July this year:
- Calabash Waterfront: The Calabash Waterfront area is a popular spot for watching fireworks displays. Many local communities and organizations organize fireworks shows along the waterfront, providing a great vantage point to enjoy the spectacle.
- Ocean Isle Beach: Located just a short drive from Calabash, Ocean Isle Beach hosts an annual Independence Day fireworks display. You can head to the beach and find a comfortable spot to watch the fireworks light up the sky over the ocean.
- Sunset Beach: Another nearby beach that offers fireworks on the 4th of July is Sunset Beach. Bring your beach chairs and blankets and find a prime spot on the sand to watch the fireworks show. Or, if you are a member of our Kingfish Bay Community, take advantage of our Beachfront Clubhouse.
- Southport: Southport, North Carolina, is a charming coastal town known for its 4th of July festivities. It hosts an annual festival called the “North Carolina 4th of July Festival” featuring a parade, live music, food vendors, and, of course, a spectacular fireworks display. Southport’s waterfront area provides an excellent vantage point to enjoy the fireworks show.
- Intracoastal Waterway: Find a spot along the Intracoastal Waterway in Calabash or nearby areas where you can have a clear view of the water. Several private boats and charter companies organize fireworks cruises, providing a unique experience to watch the fireworks from the water.
- Local Events: Keep an eye on local event listings and community announcements leading up to the 4th of July weekend. Flyers may be pinned up in town at local restaurants, or follow along on social pages. With so many options to choose from, it’s hard to decide.
- Kingfish Bay: Maybe the crowds aren’t for you. No worries! Embrace the Day of Independence by resting and relaxing at your home in Kingfish Bay. With community amenities such as ours, we understand why you wouldn’t want to go out! Click to learn more!
TIP: If going out, remember to arrive early to secure a good viewing spot, bring along chairs or blankets for comfort, and be mindful of any parking or access restrictions in the area. Enjoy the festivities and have a wonderful 4th of July celebration, and stay safe!