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Annual Wrightsville Beach Holiday Flotilla Boat Parade & Fireworks

11/26/2021 - 5:30pm to 11/28/2021 - 9:00pm
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The Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla in Wrightsville Beach attracts more than 50,000 people to the area, and offers a whole weekend of fun! Friends and family can enjoy tree lightings, visits with Santa, a festival in the park, a classic car show, a lighted boat parade, and to top it all off - a magnificent fireworks display!

Flotilla boat parade on the water

Anyone with a boat can enter the lighted boat parade with an application, and winners receive cash prizes for the following categories: Best in Show, Best Powerboat Over 31', Best Powerboat 23' to 31', Best Powerboat 22' and Under, Best Sailboat, Best Costumes, and Crew Spirit. Parade watchers can enter their votes by text message during the event!

2021 North Carolina Holiday Flotilla Events

  • November 26, 2021 (5pm) - Door to Dock Decorating Contest begins
  • November 27, 2021 (10am - 4pm) - Day in the Park, includes food vendors, live music, car show, kid's activities, and more.¬†
  • November 27, 2021 (6pm) - Boat Parade begins
  • November 27, 2021 (6:30pm) - Fireworks
  • November 28, 2021 (10am) - Captain's Breakfast

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