2023 Autumn with Topsail Festival

Event Details
Topsail Beach, North Carolina
720 Channel Blvd
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
United States
Pricing/Ticket Info
See website for ticketing information. (Click on website button)
Event Dates and Times
Time Zone (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Are you ready for a delightful fall experience that blends art, culture, music, and delicious food? Look no further than the Autumn With Topsail Festival, an annual event that has been captivating attendees since 1988. This festival takes place in the charming setting of Topsail Beach, North Carolina, and offers a cornucopia of experiences that will make your October unforgettable.

The Historical Setting
The Autumn With Topsail Festival is held on the grounds of the Historical Society of Topsail Island, creating an enchanting atmosphere steeped in history. The Assembly Building, which houses the Missiles & More Museum, serves as the festival's focal point. This museum showcases the fascinating history of the region, including its military heritage, making it a must-visit for history enthusiasts.

A Showcase of Artistry
One of the festival's highlights is the Artists' and Crafts Court, featuring over 110 regional artists. These talented artisans display and sell their exquisite creations, ranging from paintings and sculptures to handmade crafts and jewelry. It's the perfect opportunity to find unique, one-of-a-kind pieces to adorn your home or give as thoughtful gifts.

Musical Magic
Get ready to groove to the rhythm of live musical entertainment that promises to be both exciting and diverse. From local bands to renowned performers, the festival's musical lineup offers something for every taste. Whether you enjoy folk, blues, or rock, the Autumn With Topsail Festival's music scene will keep you entertained throughout the event.

Friday evening, 20 October 2023, with The Notorious Clam Slammers taking the stage at 6PM.

On Saturday afternoon, 21 October 2023, the music gets started with The Carolina Band taking the stage starting at 12 noon. A tribute to our Country with the singing of our National Anthem and a Color Guard provided by the Pender High School JROTC will start the festivities.

Saturday evening things heat up with the North Tower Band beginning at 5PM. North Tower has been one of the south’s great party bands for over 40 years, providing the best in Top 40, beach, funk, and oldies. Sizzling brass, super vocals, and a wide-ranging repertoire all contribute to making this a night you don’t want to miss.

On Sunday afternoon, 22 October 2023, The Band of Oz will crank up the music at 1:00PM.

Culinary Delights
Prepare your taste buds for a tantalizing adventure through a variety of amazing food options. From savory to sweet, the festival's food vendors serve up an array of culinary delights to satisfy your cravings. Pair your favorite dishes with locally brewed beer or fine wine for a true gourmet experience.

Family-Friendly Fun
This festival isn't just for adults; it's a family-friendly event that caters to all ages. Kids will have a blast with inflatables and crafts designed especially for them. It's an excellent opportunity for families to spend quality time together while enjoying the autumn festivities.

Plan Your Visit
The Autumn With Topsail Festival typically takes place in October, providing the perfect backdrop for the fall season. As you plan your visit, make sure to check the festival's official website for the exact dates and any special events or performances that may be happening during your stay.

Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in the rich culture and vibrant arts scene of Topsail Beach, NC. Whether you're an art enthusiast, a history buff, a music lover, or simply looking for a fun family outing, the Autumn With Topsail Festival promises an unforgettable experience.

So mark your calendar, gather your friends and family, and get ready to create cherished memories at this year's Autumn With Topsail Festival. We'll see you there!

FREE Shuttle Service will be provided from various parking areas in Topsail Beach to the Festival Grounds. Please remember NO PETS are permitted unless they are licensed service dogs.


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