Holiday Delights: Southport’s Winterfest


The holiday spirit is alive and well in the public power community of Southport. This enchanting seaside city gets the holiday season started off on a high note during the Southport Winterfest, December 7-14, 2019.

This multiday festival is chock full of exciting events and activities for adults and children alike, like the Southport Winterfest Tea, the State Port Pilot Annual Cookie Contest, Supper with Santa’s Elves, and a special Holiday History Tour of the NC Maritime Museum at Southport. Also not to miss are the Winter Craft Festival, Historic Home Tours, and Light Up the Night Christmas Fire Engine parade. The highlight of the festival is sure to be the traditional Christmas Flotilla, held this year on Saturday, December 14 at 7 p.m. on the Southport Waterfront.  For more details and to plan your visit, go to

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