Days at the Docks Festival

One of the biggest events in the Brunswick Islands is coming up later this month. The Days at the Docks Festival will be held on Jordan Blvd., under the Holden Beach Bridge on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014.

Days at the DocksCome help the North Carolina locals and visitors officially kick off the start of the vacation season! This festival has plenty of arts and crafts vendors to browse through and lots of tasty food to try. If you enjoy dancing you’ll like knowing there will be live music and other entertainment. Bands performing will be Fat Jack Band, Legree Graham Band, and The Fabulous Daddy O’s. There will also be a horseshoe tournament and the very popular “Bopple Race.”

There’s a children’s area that will be set up for kids on both days that include a Home Depot workshop, The Almost Amazing A with his Awesome Balloons, Miss Jenn’s Face Painting, Harvest Fellowship and an assortment of new games along with prizes, too! Free admission and free parking for Days at the Docks 2014!

Saturday, April 26
9:30-12 p.m. Fat Jack Band will perform
9 a.m. Registration begins for Cardboard Box Paddle Race
12-2 p.m. WWZZ Live Broadcast
1 p.m. Cardboard Box Paddle Race Begins
1:30-4 p.m. Legree Graham Band performs
6 p.m. Street Dance with The Fabulous Daddy O’s performing at the Holden Beach Pavillion. Bring a chair and your dancing shoes!
Sunday, April 27
8 a.m. Worship Service
9:30 a.m. Motorcycle and Car Show
10-12 p.m. Parkton UNC Praise Band
12 Noon Rock the Dock Singing Competition
1- 3 p.m. Pantastic Steel
3 p.m. Bopple Race
3:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony and Closing Announcements

Bopple sales will be held up until race time at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Price is $1.00 each, 6 for $5.00 or a full sheet for $35.00. There will be three $100 winners and you do not need to be present to win. "A bopple is an apple boat that is assigned a number and dropped into the Intracoastal Waterway from atop the bridge by the mayor and commissioners," says the Insiders' Guide to North Carolina. "The bopples that pass the finish line first and second earn prizes for their owners."?

If you’re looking for comfortable accommodations where you can stay over the weekend, give Brunswickland Realty a call at 800-842-6949 or reach us through the Contact Page on our website. We have plenty of affordable vacation rentals that you’re sure to love!

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