Swansboro, North Carolina, known as the "Friendly City by the Sea," is a quaint, historic town located on the North Carolina Coast boarding both the IntraCoastal Waterway and the White Oak River. With water, water, water all around (and the Atlantic Ocean mere minutes away,) it's safe to assume that water sports are the number one activity in the area…and there are plenty to pick from!

Walk through downtown Swansboro on any given day and you're likely to see any number of kayakers and paddle-boarders making their way through the Intracoastal Waterway headed towards the many scenic beaches along Bogue Inlet. Others may want to fish…or water ski…or just cruise up and down the White Oak River. If you're more of a land-lover, Swansboro loves YOU, too!

Swansboro has historical sites to discover, eclectic shops to explore, and lots of 'family-friendly' recreation like biking, hiking, camping, and outdoor concerts…just to name a few! And, of course, it's always OK to do a little bit of NOTHIN'! After all, you are at the coast!

Swansboro Area - Entertainment & Events

Swansboro, North Carolina
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In case you missed it.. Was great weather for a Swansboro Pirate Invasion Saturday!

Swansboro, North Carolina
Swansboro, North Carolina5 days ago

SAVE THE DATE for Military Appreciation Day at Hammocks Beach State Park June 2, 10am - 4pm.
Visit www.swansborochamber.org/Military-Appreciation-Day.html for more information.

Swansboro, North Carolina
Swansboro, North Carolina6 days ago

Arggghh YOU ready for "Pirate Fest"!
Swansboro and Onslow County Parks and Recreation Departments proudly present Pirate Fest coming to Downtown Swansboro this Saturday, April 21st. Watch as swashbucklers engage in sword fights, witness black powder weapons demonstrations, and listen to musicians sing sea...

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Swansboro Annual Festivals