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Pleasure Island Comes Alive With Summer Events For The Family

School is out and Pleasure Island hosts numerous FREE events to keep your family busy! Everything from Thursday night Fireworks at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk to free movies at the Lake on Sunday nights. (Pictured above:) The Carolina Beach Boardwalk packed with crowds last week for Thursday night fireworks.

School is out and Pleasure Island is FULL of plenty FREE events to keep your family busy! Start your Sunday off with the Chamber’s “Free Movie at the Lake Series.” This Sunday will be the fourth of fifteen FREE Movies at the Lake with with the hilarious feature film Zookeeper starring Kevin James (of King of Queens television series). Movies start at 8:45 at the Carolina Beach Lake, these films is free and open to the public.  Popcorn, candy, soft drinks, cotton candy and other popular concessions are available at reasonable prices.  This is a true summer time treat for adults and kids alike. For a complete schedule check out page 2B.
Tuesdays bring the family out for the Boardwalk Makeover Group’s “Family Night”, enjoy fun activities for kids, teens and adults that include karoke, bouncy toys, line dancing, face painting, and much more! Family Night runs each Tuesday from 6:30pm until 8:30pm until August 28th at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk.
Wednesdays come out for an old fashioned game of BINGO! Presented by the Boardwalk Makeover Group Cash Bingo is held every Wednesday Night from 7:00 until 9:00pm at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo. This event is for ages 12 and up and is $10 a pack for regular Bingo.
Music and Fireworks will be held each Thursday until August 31st with the exception of July 3rd where the Chamber will hold its Biggest Show for Independence Day. This Thursday enjoy the sounds of Machine Gun, the band was formed in May of 2004, but these players have performed for quite a few years. Based out of Wilmington, NC, this line up is a perfect match. Tommy Brothers on guitar, Tony Mallard on percussion Caryn Dunayer on Keys & guitar, and John White on bass. With an impressive tight rhythm section mixed with tremendous guitar virtuosity and vocals, Machine Gun takes it to the next level. A talent level in which most bands cant reach. Gazebo entertainment will begin at 6:30 pm with Fireworks at 9:00pm.
Saturdays find the freshest foods, handmade goods and crafty ideas at the Carolina Beach Farmer’s Market. The Farmer’s Market is held each Saturday from 8:00am until 1:00pm at the Carolina Beach Lake and runs until October 13th. For more information on the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce visit or follow them on Facebook.  They are located at 1121 N. Lake Park Boulevard in Carolina Beach and can be reached by calling (910) 458-8434. If you want to know how the weather really is, give them a shout! You can also follow the Boardwalk Makeover Group on Facebook or online at For updates on the Carolina Beach Farmer’s Market find them on Facebook!