Southport, NC Area Information

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If you are looking for events and things to do in Southport, you have come to the right place! Located at the mouth of the Cape Fear River and on the Intracoastal Waterway, Southport, NC is a thriving community that takes pride in preserving its rich history. Historic homes and newer cottage style residences provide a haven for a more relaxed lifestyle that is typical in this small coastal town. It is a beautiful and peaceful place that attracts families and retirees alike and a wonderful place to call home. Learn more about Southport, NC or contact us for more information.


Things to do in Southport

  • Relax on the swings at Waterfront Park and watch the ships navigate the inlet Enjoy a bicycle tour of the historic district
  • Shop at the waterfront farmer's market every Wednesday
  • Dine on fresh seafood at the popular yacht basin waterfront restaurants
  • Go fishing from the city pier and catch dinner
  • Browse the many art galleries on the First Friday Gallery Tour
  • Visit the Maritime Museum and learn about the pirates of our area
  • Stroll Howe Street and visit the many local gift shops, clothing stores and antique galleries Feel the wind in your hair on a sailing charter
  • Take the ferry to Ft. Fisher and visit the touch tank at the NC Aquarium

 Popular Southport Events

  • US Open King Mackerel Tournament
  • Plein Air Paint Out
  • Southport Spring Festival
  • Light Up the Night Christmas Parade Holiday Flotilla
  • First Friday Gallery Tour
  • Children's Crab Derby
  • July 4th Parade

2015 July 4th Southport Parade