The weekend gets better and better every year. Make plans to enjoy part of it or all of the festivities.  The Christmas tree lighting ceremony and Santa will be at Town Hall on Friday November 23 at 5:45 pm.  The Anchors Away Party sponsored by  Atlantic Marina will be at  7:00 pm on Friday at the Blockade Runner Hotel.  $25 per ticket and open to the public. Pay at the door or purchase tickets online.

This year Santa has asked for help collecting gifts for Port Human Services, a non-profit organization that provides shelter, clothing, and other necessities in addition to counseling and employment assistance for men and women participating in their substance abuse recovery program.

Saturday there is a festival in the park from 10 – 4 pm.  Something for everyone.  The Flotilla starts at 6:00 pm followed by an awesome fireworks display. 

 This year the People Choice Award will have texting voting.  Each boat will have a number.  Just text  to 24587 and enter boat and number.  eg. boat25

Enjoy and have fun… If you see any Wrightsville Beach Real estate you like, go to and search by street for the listing.  Or online at   For a full list of activities, please visit