The light up ceremony officially begins the month long Island of Lights Festival in Carolina and Kure Beaches in NC.
The Lake is located at the intersection of Atlanta Avenue and Lake Park Boulevard in Carolina Beach, NC.
There is parking in a lot at the Lake, at a lot across from the Lake, and on Lake Park Blvd. where indicated.
The event is always the night after Thanksgiving and the opening ceremony is at 7 PM. Please see the Home Page for this year’s date.
The brief opening ceremony, prior to the actual lighting, will feature the President of The Island of Lights Committee, Pleasure Island elected officials, and musical entertainment.
Local Cub Scouts provide the Honor Guard and display the Flag for the singing of the National Anthem.
Families can walk one mile around the lake to view the beautiful lighted displays.
Santa will visit the celebration and free refreshments will be served prior to Light Up.