What’s Going On For the Holidays

Festival of Trees

For those lucky enough to be spending the holidays with us in Ocean Isle Beach there are events going on all around the area on behalf of the holidays. The rates on our holiday accommodations will be a delightful surprise for the season so why not treat your self this year!

Season Of Light
The Holidays at Ingram Planetarium, 7625 High Market St., Sunset Beach, has the following events taking place through the end of the year.

Season of Light, a holiday favorite, takes place from noon-1 p.m. from Thursday, December 21 through December 30. Learn why winter, the coldest and darkest season, holds some of the warmest and brightest celebrations of the year. Free for members. Non-member admission: $9.50 adults, $8.50 seniors (62+), $7.50 children (3-12), free for age 2 & under.

Laser Holidays – A Holiday Light Show takes place from 8-8 p.m. from Thursday, December 22 through December 29. Listen to holiday classics while colorful laser images are displayed on the dome ceiling. Free for members. Non-member admission: $9.50 adults, $8.50 seniors (62+), $7.50 children (3-12), free for age 2 & under.

Christmas Train Show
The Christmas Train & Light Spectacular at the Railroad Museum in downtown Wilmington, NC, will take place December 22 and 23, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The event features twinkling lights, trains running through a winter wonderland, model train exhibits, a visit from Santa, and cider and cookies. Admission $5. Wilmington Railroad Museum, 505 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC. Phone: (910) 763-2634.

Arrival of Santa
Santa Arrives at Mayfaire in Wilmington, NC (830 Inspiration Drive next to Ulta) and is available for visits and photos ($24.99 and up). Activities for kids also included. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11am to 7pm (except 2-3pm); Sunday, Noon to 5pm, through December 24, 2017. For more information call (910) 256-5131.

Festival of Trees
The Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation and First Citizens Bank present the 2017 Cape Fear Festival of Trees at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. All visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between Nov. 20 and Dec. 31 will also experience this annual holiday presentation. Held Nov. 20 through December 31, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $10.95-11.95. NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher, 900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach, NC.

All of us at Ocean Isle Inn wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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