Touch A Truck - Swansboro Parks and Recreation Department will host a Touch a Truck event annually in April. Touch a Truck provides a unique opportunity for those young and young at heart to explore, climb, touch, learn what the trucks do, how they work, and how they benefit our community. This is your chance to climb in, take a seat behind the steering wheel and imagine being the driver of a fire engine, ambulance, bobcat, and many, many more! Along with the vehicle displays, you will find arts and crafts vendors, food and beverage vendors, entertainment, and children’s inflatables.
Riverview 5K Run- Swansboro Riverview 5K Run, held annually in April, will take participants on a scenic route along the White Oak River and throughout historical downtown Swansboro. The run will begin and end at the Swansboro Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Center in Municipal park. Please visit swansboro.recdesk.com to register.
Arts By the Sea - This event is held annually on the second Saturday in June each year, featuring arts, crafts, and entertainment. Spend an early summer day walking the waterfront streets of downtown Swansboro and enjoy a glass of homemade lemonade.
July 4th Fireworks - A spectacular display of fireworks over the White Oak River. Swansboro and Cedar Point partner to make this event one your sure to remember. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy music by the sea before the grand event. Food vendors in attendance.
Swansboro Hook and Bones Redfish Open - This event is held annually on the second weekend of August. This is the largest single day Redfish Tournament in North Carolina and is sure to provide a fun-filled day for the entire family. A variety of prizes and cash payout are awarded, including a guaranteed $5,000 1st Place Award.
The Mullet Festival - This annual event begins with a parade down Hwy 24 through Swansboro. Following the parade make your way downtown where vendors of all types line the streets to display their goods. Music is provided at different bandstands throughout the day. Fun for all ages to be had. Arts/crafts, kids area and, of course, a mullet fry. Event dates are the second Saturday and Sunday in October.
Swansboro By Candlelight - Start your holiday shopping in downtown historic Swansboro. Enjoy hot apple cider as you walk along streets lined with luminaries, entertainment and the lighting of the Christmas Tree at Olde Towne Square. Please visit the Swansboro Area Chamber of Commerce website for more information. http://swansborochamber.org/
Christmas Flotilla - Don't miss this spectacular parade of lights from the White Oak River. The parade begins at dusk and remember Santa Claus is sure to make his way on deck for a special visit. Held annually on a Friday evening after Thanksgiving. Rain date is Saturday.
Visit the Swansboro Festival Committee Website at www.swansborofestivals.com
Vendors should contact the Swansboro Festival Committee Director at (252) 354-9500.