Josh is a primary contributor to the Holden Beach Community Blog, focusing on sharing local news and event information with locals and visitors. He grew up at Holden Beach working for family businesses. As a kid, you could have found him riding his bike to old Jeff's Grocery for a few candy treats or working the checkout counter at Beach Mart.

Vacation Vittles Program Delivers Local Farm Produce to Holden Beach Vacationers

This summer, Holden Beach vacationers (and locals) can preorder bags of locally-grown produce to be ready for local pickup every Saturday. The program, known as “Vacation Vittles,” is a ambitious, state-sponsored partnership with NC State University, local farmers, vacation rental agencies, and local businesses. Vacation rental agencies will be promoting the program to renters ahead of their scheduled rental dates. Renters and locals will be able to preorder and purchase their produce for each summer week via the program’s website.

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Holden Beach Chapel Easter Sunrise Service 2019

The Holden Beach Chapel will be having Easter Sunrise Service at the Holden Beach Pier on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 6:30 am. The service is being sponsored by the Holden Beach Chapel in partnership with the Brunswick Islands Baptist Church. All are welcome to attend this annual tradition with friends and family. More information: Holden Beach Chapel website Holden Beach Chapel Events Calendar

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Preppy Pirate Invades Holden Beach

Grab your loot, they’re coming a’board! If you haven’t heard of Preppy Pirate yet, consider yourself informed.  It’s the HOT new, fashion brand that everyone is talking about and it’s coming to Holden Beach.  Preppy Pirate Outfitters (PPO) is a home-grown North Carolina fashion brand based in Eden, NC.  The brand focuses on coastal living and beach music themes that resonate and represent the Coastal Carolinas. The designs and colors are lively, fun and full of spunk.  That spunk is

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Town News: Bridge Work

Per the Department of Transportation’s latest guidance, the contractor performing work on the HB Bridge will NOT close or narrow a lane of traffic during the following times:Week before Memorial Day to the Week after Labor Day (Summer)Monday – Thursday, 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.Friday at 5:00 a.m. – Sunday at 9:00 p.m.Week after Labor Day to Week before Memorial Day (Offseason)Monday – Thursday, 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. From Friday at 6:00 a.m. to Sunday

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Town News: 2019 Vehicle Decals

The 2019 vehicle decals are being sent in this month’s water bill.  Decals are your passes to get onto the island to check your property only in the case of a storm the would necessitate restricting access to the island. These are to be used only for your primary vehicles and should be placed on the interior of the lower driver side windshield.  If you own rental property with full-time tenants, two free decals may be obtained by the property

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2019 Summer Concert Schedule

The 2019 Summer Concert schedule has been released! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the best Holden Beach has to offer: cool breezes, great entertainment, and good friends. All Summer Concerts are Sunday from 6:30 to 8:00pm and are held at the Holden Beach Pavilion under the bridge. You can’t miss it. We’ll see you there! May 26th – Steve Owens and Summertime Band June 2rd – Carolina Breakers Jun 9th – The Embers featuring Craig Woolard June

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Alan and Lyn Holden Present Town of Holden Beach History at Anniversary

On February 16th, 2019, the Town of Holden Beach held an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the town being incorporated.  Alan and Lyn are the seventh generation of Holden’s to grow up and live at Holden Beach. Alan Holden, mayor of the Town of Holden Beach, reviewed key dates in the town’s history. He thanked the locals and visitors, along with town leaders for everyone’s efforts in making Holden Beach the dynamic, family-focused beach community it has become. Lyn Holden

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