Town of Holden Beach

 North Carolina

The Family Beach



Town News

Constitution Week: The Board voted to approve a Proclamation at their September 3rd meeting proclaiming the week of September 17th through 23rd as Constitution Week. Click here to view the proclamation. 

FREE CLEANUP WEEK: September 14 - 19, Brunswick County property owners and residents may dispose of all materials, except for regular household trash and hazardous waste, at the Brunswick County Landfill free of charge. Metal, tires, electronics, latex paint, textiles and yard debris can be disposed of during free week but they must be placed in their designated area. Businesses and commercial vehicles will be charged normal tipping fees. Must show proof of Brunswick County property ownership or residency.

Census 2020: The 2020 Census is underway. A complete and accurate count is critical for Holden Beach because the results of the census will affect community funding, congressional representation and more. The census does not take long to complete and is safe and secure. Visit and answer a few simple questions.

Coronavirus Information:  Click here to view the most recent amendment (Amendment No. 12).

Brunswick County has developed a dedicated webpage for community assistance. Click here to view their website. Remember to seek the most verified information from sources likes the CDC, NC DHHS and the county regarding the coronavirus. If you have questions, you can contact the Brunswick County Public Health Call Line at (910) 253-2339 Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You can also email them at The NC Public Health Call Line can be reached at 866-462-3821 (open 24/7). 

Tide Dye Program: T-shirts from our Tide Dye program are available to purchase if you are looking for a fun activity to complete at home with your family. Contact Christy at (910) 842-6488 to discuss sizes and pickup options.

Holden Beach Turtle Patrol T-Shirts Now Available by Mail: The 2020 t-shirts are now available by mail. Send your name, address, shirt size and check (sorry, no credit cards) to: Holden Beach Turtle Patrol, PO Box 487, Supply, NC 28462. Short Sleeve - Youth $15, Adults S - XL $17, 2XL and 3XL $20, Long Sleeve - S - XL $22, 2XL and 3XL $25. HBTP Hats - $20. Shipping & Handling: 1 Shirt - $8, 2 - 7 Shirts - $13, 8+ shirts $18. Make checks payable to HBTP.

Inlet Hazard Area Comment: The N.C. Coastal Resource Commission is considering proposed rulemaking intended to update Inland Hazard Area boundaries and associated development rules. The proposed rules and related documents are available on the DEQ website. The Town has submitted a letter in opposition of the proposed update. Click here to see the letter. Applied Technology & Management, the Town's consulting coastal engineer also provided comments. Click here to view the letter.

Water Quality & Water Treatment Upgrades Letter: Click here to view a letter from Brunswick County about water quality and water treatment upgrades in Brunswick County.

Visitor Map: Click here to view a printable version of the Town's new Visitor Map.  Click here to check out the Google Map version of the map.  The map features public accessways, parking, handicap parking, restrooms/port-a-johns, showers, handicap accesses and parks.

Brunswick Transit System: In need of a ride? Call Brunswick Transit System at (910) 253-7800. Reservations must be made in advance. Click here for more information.

Curbside Trash Collection: All carts must be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on collection days. Make sure to have your carts by the curb by 6:00 a.m. on collection day to avoid your trash not being collected.

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 the EV Station on Jordan Boulevard.

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.

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.