Town of Holden Beach

 North Carolina

The Family Beach





Parks & Recreation


Christy Ferguson

         Assistant Town Manager 

(910) 842-6488 


Transient Dock

Tide Dye Instructions

Court Rules

Central Reach Project

 Beach Regulations

Pavilion Use Policy

Bridgeview Park Picnic Shelter  Policy 

Olden Holden Bike Tour

Parks & Rec Master Plan




Upcoming Programs & Events


Turkey Trot: Holden Beach will hold its annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning, November 22nd at 8:00 a.m. Pre-registration by calling (910) 842-6488 is recommended. The Town asks that each participant bring canned food items to be distributed at a local food pantry.

Tree Lighting: The Town will hold its annual Tree Lighting on Thursday, November 29th. The event will begin with entertainment at 5:30 p.m., followed by the lighting at 6:00 p.m. There will be games, refreshments and a visit by a special guest. Prior to the event there will be a Chili Cook-off, to be judged at noon at Town Hall. Winners will be announced at the Tree Lighting. If you are interested in the Chili Cook-off, please call (910) 842-6488 to pre-register by November 26th.

Holiday Luncheon: Join us on Friday, December 7th at noon in the Town Hall Public Assembly for our annual holiday luncheon. The Town will provide the meat. We ask that participants bring a side dish to share. Pre-register by calling (910) 842-6488 by December 1st.

Sandy Paws Dog Parade: Join us on Friday, December 7th at 2:00 p.m. outside the Town Hall Public Assembly for our annual Sandy Paws Dog Parade. This will be a short walk to the Pavilion where you can have you dog's picture taken with a special guest.

50th Anniversary: The Town of Holden Beach will celebrate our 50th Anniversary on Thursday, February 14, 2019. The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board is preparing a list of events that will span from Thursday, February 14th - Saturday, February 16th. Event timelines will be released soon. If you have old photos of Holden Beach that you would like to share please send them to Christy at



Beginner Yoga: Participants will need to provide their own mats. Beginners are welcome. The fee is $2 for residents/ $3 for non-residents per class. Click here to view November's class schedule.

Pickleball:  The multi-purpose court at Bridgeview Park is reserved for Pickleball Play on Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and on Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m (park closing time). This game combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and is played with a wiffleball-type ball and a paddle a bit larger than a ping-pong paddle but not as large as a racquetball racquet. Open play, no fee.

Rummikub: Mondays at 10:00 a.m. in the Town Hall Public Assembly. Come join us for this fun combination of rummy played with game tiles. We will teach beginners how to play and have additional tables set up for advanced players.

Duplicate Bridge: Join us every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Town Hall Public Assembly for Duplicate Bridge. Advanced, novice and beginner players are welcome. Fully sanctioned ACBL game and master points will be awarded. Duplicate instruction will be provided. There is a fee of $10 per year to join, plus $6 per session. Non-members will be charged $7 per day. Bring a partner or contact us and we will try to find you one. If you are interested, contact Edith at (910) 846-3081.

Bocce Ball: There is a bocce set located at the front desk of Town Hall. Anyone interested in checking the set out for play should come prepared to leave their license at the time of check out.