Don't be a Bah-Hum-Bug! These local events are sure to get you and your family humming Holiday tunes!

At Coral Ridge,we asked our homeowners what they were planning to do to get into the Holiday spirit..... Below we have listed some of Coral Ridge's homeowners’ picks for things to do around Wilmington this weekend.


Carolina Beach's holiday festivities seem to be on a lot of our homeowner's lists! Located less than 5 minutes from the entrance of CoralRidge, Carolina Beach has a variety of events to choose from both daytime and evening. 

·1st Annual Christmas by the SeaThe Boardwalk's oceanfront landscape comes alive with merrimentand decorations, thanks to local businesses and groups who sponsor the event.You can view the decorations nightly through January 1. Festive activities willthen be held every Friday and Saturday through December 19 from 5-8pm.Activities include: Fire Pit with Story Telling, Hot chocolate, Live NativityScene, Caroling, and Santa! For more information, visit 

Location:Carolina Beach Boardwalk 

·Island of Lights Tour of Homes(Saturday, December12th Only) Visit area homes to enjoy holiday decorations and Southern hospitality at it's best as the owners welcome you into the privacy of theirhomes for a self-guided tour. Tickets are available for purchase at Linda's Fashions in Carolina Beach. For more information call 910.458.7116 or visit

Location: Pleasure Island, Carolina Beach & Kure Beach

Less than a 15 minute drive from Coral Ridgeyou'll find Kure Beach. This weekend'sevents in Kure Beach are great for those families with children.

·Kure Beach Christmas Fantasy Show(Friday, December 11th and Saturday,December 12th)Come join the fun of singing, dancing and Characters Galore as we celebrate the holidays with the Christmas Fantasy Show. This event is free and open to the public. Call910.458.8216 for more information. 

Location:Downtown Kure BeachK Avenue

·Be a Child Duringthe Holidays(Saturday, December12th and Sunday, December 13th) Visit the Aquarium and have your photo taken with Santa, enjoy holiday crafts, watch "Mickey's Magical Christmas"on the big screen, see a puppet show called "Polar Opposites" and visit with Scuba Santa in the big tank! All visitors admitted for only $6each. Call 910.458.8257 for more information.

Location: NCAquarium at Fort Fisher, 900 Loggerhead Rd, Kure Beach, NC 

Stay active this weekend and all for a great cause! Join a fewof our residents at the WilmingtonAthletic Club,located 15 minutes from Coral Ridge, where you can walk or run in support of local charities.

·8K LakesideClassic & 3K Family Fun Walk(Saturday, December 12th @ 10am) Thisevent supports the Gary Hyman Memorial Fund. Proceeds from the run will be used to assist various non-profit and worthwhile organizations. For more information visit the event website or contact the Wilmington Athletic Club at 910.343.5950.

Location:Wilmington Athletic Club, 2026 South 16th Street, Wilmington, NC

With all the great activities they have planned, we are looking forward to hearing about them from our homeowners. We would also love to hear fromyou! Tell us what you and your family are doing this weekend to get into theholiday spirit by leaving a comment.

Posted by Angela Batchelor, New Homes Advisor for CoralRidge New Homes. View available homes in Coral Ridge starting in the $150’s

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