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Spring Fever

Published on Monday, March 11, 2024

  Are you feeling the spring fever? It's that time of year when the Bald Head Island Club golf course starts to green up; the fish are biting, and our beaches beckon for sunset strolls. Now is the perfect moment to start thinking about warmer weather and secure your spring and summer getaways on beautiful Bald Head Island.   If you're planning to visit over the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday, make your arrangements now to enjoy some delightful Continue reading

electric carts and bikers along Federal Road on Bald Head Island

Car-Free and Carefree

Published on Thursday, September 14, 2023

World Car-Free Day is celebrated every year on September 22nd. The day is dedicated to promoting the use of sustainable transportation methods, such as biking, walking and public transportation, to reduce the amount of pollution caused by cars. Bald Head Island, NC is a perfect example of a place that embraces car-free living and is a great destination to celebrate this special day. Cars are not allowed on Bald Head Island. Instead, visitors can get Continue reading

Old Baldy Lighthouse

Cheap Thrills on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, June 12, 2023

Bald Head Island, NC is a hidden gem on the coast of North Carolina that offers visitors a serene and peaceful atmosphere that is perfect for a relaxing getaway. One of the best things about Bald Head Island is that there are plenty of free or low-cost activities that visitors can enjoy while they are here ... Visit the Beaches: Bald Head Island is known for its pristine beaches, and they are all free to the public. There are 14 miles of beaches to Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Events 2023

Published on Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Memorial Day Weekend 2023 on Bald Head Island promises to be a blast, with family-friendly activities and dining events all weekend long. The Maritime Market is hosting one of its legendary Side Porch Oyster Roasts on Friday, May 26 from 5-7 p.m. Along with steamed oysters, Old Bay shrimp, house-smoked pulled pork, smoked chicken and numerous sides and desserts, you’ll enjoy live music and libations. This event almost always sells out. Register Continue reading


New Businesses Set to Open This Spring On Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, March 7, 2023

The off-season on Bald Head Island has seen a flurry of activity with new businesses getting ready to open in the middle of the island on Maritime Way. The Esplanade will be home to four new island businesses each with different offerings. Bald Head Bottle, Salty Paws, BHI Academy and Monkee’s will reside in the new commercial building in the heart of retail space just down from the Maritime Market. Watch for the doors of these new businesses Continue reading

Woman riding bike on Bald Head Island

5 Fun Ways for Families to Pass the [Turtle] Time on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, February 14, 2023

| NO. 1 |GET IT IN GEAR The most popular modes of transportation on Bald Head Island are the electric golf cart and bicycle. Whenever possible, opt for two wheels or your own two feet to best soak up the surroundings. Coastal Urge and Riverside Adventure Co. rent bikes by the day and by the week. | NO. 2 |USE YOUR HEAD Enjoy a stellar view of the marina and a little friendly competition at Trivia Night or Bingo Night at Will o’ the Wisp . | NO Continue reading

48 Hours on Bald Head Island

48 Hours on Bald Head Island

Published on Sunday, January 10, 2016

With recent studies showing that weekend trips are the key to work-life happiness - we came up with a great plan for squeezing adventure and relaxation into 48 hours on Bald Head Island.    Friday 4:30pm It’s ferry time! One thing that differentiates Bald Head Island from other destinations is that the journey to get there is half of the fun. Taking off from Southport, North Carolina - you’ll leave your cars behind and board the ferry at Deep Continue reading

BHI Breast Cancer Awareness

Why It's Time to Go Pink on Bald Head Island

Published on Thursday, October 8, 2015

  In 2015 in the U.S. alone, there are 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer and 292,130 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed.  A total of 40,290 woman will die this year of the disease.    BHI Pink Weekend celebrates and salutes the incredible strength and courage of the women who have struggled and continue to struggle with this disease.  Although our home is a small island, together we can achieve a big Continue reading

Where to eat when you first arrive on Bald Head Island?

Published on Sunday, September 20, 2015

  It’s Friday afternoon and you’ve just arrived on the Island. Undoubtedly excited for the trip ahead, you catch the tram to your new home to explore, unpack, and take in your new surroundings in the beautiful escape that is Bald Head Island. It’s usually about this time that reality (and your stomach) starts to set back in… ‘What are we going to eat for dinner?’  Luckily, the Island offers some pretty great choices to meet the Continue reading

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