Town of Holden Beach

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Town News

SEARCH 5k: Don't miss this free color run on April 1st. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m., with the race kicking off at 10:00 a.m. This is a free race, with free color. T-shirts are available for $5 each. Click here to register. 

2017 Summer Concert Series: Join us on Sundays, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the HB Pavilion, starting May 28th for our Summer Concert Series. Check out the calendar by clicking here. Concerts are free to the public.

Solicitation of Bids: The Town is seeking informal bids for beach access walkway repairs. Sealed bids should be submitted to the Town Clerk, 100 Rothschild Street, Holden Beach, NC 28462 by Friday, March 17th at noon. Bid specifications can be requested by emailing or in person at the Building Inspections Department at Town Hall. 

9th Annual Charity Gala to Benefit Local Victims of Domestic Violence: The GFWC of Holden Beach will host its 9th Annual Blooming for a Cause Charity Gala on Saturday, April 8th at the Sea Trail Convention Center. The silent auction, fashion show and luncheon will benefit victims of domestic violence. The gala is open to the public, but reservations at $45 per person are required. For additional information or to access an invitation and response card. go to

Family Nighttime Easter Egg Hunt: The Town will host our annual Nighttime Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 14th, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This event is designed for youth and adults. Each participant should bring their own flashlight. There will be snacks and you can visit with the Easter Bunny.

Groups of four MUST preregister by calling (910) 842-6488 prior to March 31st. No entries will be taken after March 31st. You CANNOT register via social media or email.

Holden Beach Pickleball Tournament: Join us for our first Town sponsored Pickleball Tournament on May 5th and 6th. The tournament will be open to ages 19 and up. Teams will compete by self-ranking for Men's and Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Entry fees are $20 per person for one event, $5 for a second event. Registration must be received by May 1st. Click here for more information and the registration form. Contact Christy at (910) 842-6488 with any questions.

County Greenway, Bike Routes and Paddle Trail Plan: Are you interested in biking, walking, kayaking, wildlife, or preserving our natural resources? Brunswick County Planning Department has been working on a countywide Greenway, Bikeway and Paddle Trail Plan Project and is seeking input on the final draft of the Brunswick County Greenway, Bikeway, & Paddle Trail  Plan. The plan consist of three maps. This important project identifies existing routes that already exist and proposes new routes that link communities throughout Brunswick County together. It creates a comprehensive network of walking trails, bike routes, and paddle trails while preserving our natural resources and acting as a tool to promote trails throughout Brunswick County. Click here for more information.

Recycling: It's that time of the year again, signup for Curbside Recycling! If you currently have, or would like to sign up for Curbside Recycling, please download the form, fill it out and send it in with the $54.00 annual payment. You can also stop by Town Hall to sign up. Click here to view the recycling pick up schedule for 2017. Email with any questions.

Kayak Launch: The Town's first kayak launch is operational at Bridgeview Park.  The launch is part of our Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant project.  This is the first of two launches that will be installed.

Annual Beach Monitoring Report: Fran Way from Applied Technology and Management presented the Annual Beach Monitoring Report results at the October 18th BOC meeting. Click here to view his slideshow.

Recycling Center: Effective September 6, 2016 the Recycling Center located near the water tower will no longer be operational. The county operates a manned facility at 1709 Oxpen Road. The facility is open 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Curbside recycling is available. Click here for more information.

Transient Dock: Our new transient dock at Bridgeview Park is now open. Click here to view the registration form.

Artificial Reef Guide: Sunken vessels, aircraft, train boxcars and old bridges are all underwater treasures located along North Carolina’s coast, strategically situated to promote fishing opportunities. Now, the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries Artificial Reef Guide will show you where to find them. Click here to view the online version of the guide.

EV Station: Check out our new EV Station on Jordan Boulevard. This station is free of charge, courtesy of Brunswick Electric.

Volunteers: The Town is always looking for people to volunteer on our various boards and committees. If you are interested, submit a resume form to

Recreational Activities: Make sure to check out our Parks & Recreation page for information on activities.

Safety Tips: Chief Layne reminds everyone to not leave valuables in your vehicles when they are unattended. Always lock your doors.

Mobile App: We are excited to announce the release of our Town mobile app. This new social media tool is a mobile friendly version of our website. Push notifications can be sent to assist in communications during an emergency situation. This is a FREE app. Visit the Apple Store or Google Play and search "Holden Beach" to download the app.

Town Flags: The Town has Town Flags in stock. You can purchase one for $40.

Vegetation and Sand Fence: The Town encourages owners to vegetate their properties and install sand fencing. This is a great way to protect your property and accumulate sand on your dune. Please contact the CAMA Officer at (910) 842-6080 if you would like further information.