north carolina 2021

holiday flotilla

We look forward to celebrating the holiday season with you again in 2021








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Door To dock


Flotilla Route

Schedule of Events

November 26


  • Door to Dock Decorating Contest Begins at 5PM with lights on until 9PM.
  • Dock contest will continue through Saturday, December 4 with lights on from 5PM to 9PM. (Winners will be announced on Sunday, December 5.)
  • Captains meeting Friday Nov. 26th at 5PM (sound side tent in front of the Blockade Runner).

November 27


Day in the Park – 10AM to 4PM Town Complex

  • Food Vendors – 10AM to 2PM
  • Arts and Crafts Vendors – 10AM-4PM
  • Live Music on Event Stage  – 11AM – 3PM
  • Car Show – Registration 10:00-11:30AM, Judging begins at 12PM
    Awards presentation scheduled for 2PM
  • Activities for the Children including infatables and more!
  • 5PM – Sponsor tent opens soundside at the Blockade Runner
  • 6PM – Boat parade begins
  • FIREWORKS – Following boat parade

November 28


  • Captain’s Breakfast at 10AM
  • Wrightsville Beach Brewery Winners of the boat parade are announced

Take a Cruise and Enjoy the Fun from the Water

The Carolina Runner

The Blockade Runner Beach Resort is at it again with a wonderful addition for their guests! We are also very grateful that they are offering this added feature to this year’s Flotilla experience.

The Carolina Runner is a custom-built 40′ craft that includes a bar, loading ramp for easy shore access to Masonboro Island, complete modern toilet facilities, and many other amenities for groups up to 40. We are going to run several tours per night for the Door to Dock lights tour that the public will be able book online.

2020 Door to Dock Decorating Contest Winners!

Best Residential

Dock 20 – the Omirly Family

Best Commercial

Dock 21 – The Coast Guard Auxiliary

Best Spirit

Dock 18 – the Conley Family

People's Choice Winner

Dock 6 – Jimmy’s at WB

winners of the 2019 Flotilla contest

Best in Show

Captain Chuck Ohnmacht

Boat name: La Pachanga Tres

Theme: Stick Man Christmas

Photo credit to Beth Hedgepeth

Best Powerboat 31' & over

Captain Bob Bleecker

Boat name: J&B

Theme: Palm Tree Island

Photo credit to Beth Hedgepeth

Best Powerboat 23' - 31'

Captain Zac Schnell

Boat name: Escape

Theme: Grandma’s Walk

Photo credit to Beth Hedgepeth

Best Powerboat 22' & under

Captain Lisa and Andy Almeter

Boat name: HR Nightmare

Theme: Baby Shark

Photo credit to Beth Hedgepeth

Best Sailboat

Captain Billy McGrew

Boat name: Stress Relief

Theme: Peace on Earth

Photo credit to Beth Hedgepeth

Best Costumes / Crew Spirit

Captain Dean Brennan

Boat name: Stellar

Theme: Stellar Nights

Photo credit to Beth Hedgepeth


Stop by our booth at the park on November 27th to say hello and check out our newly branded merch