Swansboro Holiday Flotilla

Friday, November 26, 2021

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Swansboro’s Christmas Flotilla is also a cherished event each year among townies and visitors alike.  Scheduled for the day after Thanksgiving, the flotilla kicks off the holiday season in style with boats decorated in the spirit of the season sparkling against the water.  And what would a Christmas Flotilla be without good ole Saint Nick?  Yep…he always shows… with a sack full of goodies for all the kids.

Friday after Thanksgiving - Annually
(Rain Date - Saturday, 11/27/21)

For more information,  Visit Swansboro Festivals

Bring Your Own Boat!

Don't miss your chance to join the fun and the possibility of winning a cash prize.  Sign up at www.SwansboroFestivals.com.


Parking for the 2021 Swansboro Holiday Flotilla will be street parking and as well as at Swansboro Town Hall, located at 601 W. Corbett Avenue.

Stay for the Weekend

Plan a weekend getaway to Swansboro.  Check out our unique accommodations with Airbnb and VRBO, as well as our Trip Advisor top-rated Hampton Inn & Suites, conveniently located to Historic Downtown Swansboro.

Downtown Swansboro Street Closures

Sailing Through Time Antiques

Antique Store, Auction, Estate Sales, Coins, Quilts, Furniture, Toys, Tools, Jewelry, Model Cars, Dishes and more!

Taylor Auction Company  NCAL 7537

624 W. Corbett Ave, Unit 1
Swansboro, NC 28584

(910) 708-3999


Swansboro By Candlelight

Saturday, Nov. 13, 5 -9 pm

Historic Downtown Swansboro becomes a magical winter wonderland November 13th, 5 -9 pm as the Historic Downtown Merchants host their Annual Swansboro by Candlelight. Luminaries line the streets, shop windows display whimsical scenes, and ribbons & bows put the finishing touches on a journey back to the days of yesteryear.

Live entertainment in the Olde Towne Square, Wine Tasting at Bake Bottle & Brew and The Gray Dolphin. The downtown merchants will be offering refreshments to all of their guests and they will be open until 9 pm.

This years live music brought to you by the Seaside Arts Council

Velvet Rodeo

Powerful vocals, smooth harmonies -Country music, raw and heartfelt, the way it was meant to be.

Enter our Swansboro by Candlelight Winter Getaway Weekend!

If you haven't already, we invite you to discover the charm of Swansboro, North Carolina!
Tell us your favorite Swanboro shop or restaurant and be automatically entered to win!


1 Night Stay for Two at Hampton Inn & Suites - Swansboro*
1 $50 Gift Certificate to Your Favorite Swansboro Restaurant
1 $50 Gift Certificate to Your Favorite Swansboro Merchant

Send us an email to:  visitswansboro@gmail.com or add a comment to our contest post on the Visit Swansboro NC Facebook Page.  The winner will be randomly selected and announced on Sunday, November 14th, 2021 on our Facebook Page.

One room for two individuals at the Hampton Inn & Suites - Swansboro is valid through November 14, 2022. Certain exclusions and black-out dates apply.


Paddle NC

Paddle NC is the premier paddling company in North Carolina. With 3 locations from Carolina Beach State Park to Hammocks Beach State Park, all on the water! We strive to make your paddling experience an excellent one.

(910) 612-3297

1572 Hammock Beach Rd,
Swansboro, NC 28584

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Dini’s Martinis & Desserts

Dini's Martinis and Desserts is a craft cocktail and dessert bar that specializes in crafted cocktails, delicious desserts, savory small bites and so much more!

118 Front St, Swansboro, NC 28584

(910) 325-8140


Nuova Luna Caffè

Nuova Luna Caffe is a mom and pops coffee shop located in Swansboro, NC. You will love our coffee, made any way you like and we also have treats for a quick snack!

686 W Corbett Ave STE 13
Swansboro, NC 28584

(910) 708-1043

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Sweeter Things Ice Cream Shack & Coffee Bar

Locally owned ice cream shop & coffee bar. Offering HERSHEYS hand dipped ice cream, shakes, floats, sundaes & a wide variety of Artesian Gourmet Blends from lattes, cappuccinos, macchiatos, americanos, espressos along w/ teas, hot chocolates & Blenjavas.

923-2 W Corbett Ave, Swansboro, NC 28584

(910) 325-8701

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Little Something More

Furniture, Home Decor, Rugs, Lamps, Jewelry, Local Artists & More! New & Upscale Consignment. Coastal, Traditional, Farmhouse & Trendy.

675 W. Corbett Ave. Swansboro, NC  28584

(910) 581-2312


Brin & Co. Boutique

Amazing Prices. Great Quality. & Oh so great Apparel. Woman’s to 3X and children’s clothes 0-3 months.

108 West Corbett Avenue, Unit 3
Swansboro, NC 28584

(910) 330-3806

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