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Carolina & Kure Beaches NC

All events are family friendly and all are free.

Starting with the lighting of the lake celebration the day after Thanksgiving and finishing with a New Year's celebration, the towns of Carolina Beach and Kure Beach come alive during the Holiday Season.

The Island of Lights volunteers organize all of the events. For more information check the events page.


Every holiday season Pleasure Island becomes an
Island of Lights

 Pleasure Island, NC

Island of Lights

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2021 Island of Lights Events Announcement

2021 Events are back! Including Light Up The Lake, Island of Lights Christmas Parade, Island of Lights Flotilla and the New Year's Countdown at Kure Beach. Due to restrictions still in the place the Tour of Homes has been cancelled this year.