Ocean Fest

Event Details
Surf City
102 N Shore Dr
Surf City, NC 28445
United States
Event Dates and Times
Time Zone (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Ocean Fest Schedule

Friday the 13th:
5-10 pm: Ocean Fest Kickoff Concert presented by Corona (102 N. Shore Dr. Surf City) Free concert with Oceanic, The Alive and headliner Signal Fire. Corona Beer Garden and Ocean Fest merch on sale. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Last call at 9:30 pm.

5-7 pm: Packet Pickup for Ocean Fest 5K Beach Run (table in Eco Zone at Roland Ave. Beach Access)

Saturday the 14th:
8 am: Ocean Fest Vintage Surf Contest presented by Salty Turtle Beer Co. (Roland Beach Access, Surf City) First heats kick off at 8 am with the finals (likely) finishing up around 3 pm. Awards in mainstage Corona Beer Garden following the finals.

8 am - 5 pm: Eco Zone presented by A New Earth Project (Roland Beach Access, Surf City). Learn about ways to better protect Mother Ocean and meet nearly a dozen nonprofits doing great work for our marine environment!

9 am: Ocean Fest 5K Beach Run (Roland Beach Access, Surf City) Awards immediately following the race on the mainstage in Corona Beer Garden.

9 am - 5 pm: Kids Zone presented by Ecological Marine Adventures and North Shore Juice (parking lot of N. Shore Juice)

9 am - 5 pm: Arts & Crafts Vendor Zone (Lot north of Hot Diggity Dogs as well as Buddy’s parking lot).

10 am - 10 pm: Live music on the mainstage in the Corona Beer Garden. See FULL MUSIC SCHEDULE for approximate times for each band/act.

10 am - 10 pm: Corona Beer Gardens. Support Mother Ocean and Ocean Fest by hoisting a cold one with us. Food trucks available all day. Last call at 9:30 pm.

10 pm: Ocean Fest 2023 Officially Concludes!


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