Category Archives: Things To Do

Find the best activities on Topsail Island for the whole family, from surfing and shopping to upcoming events and holiday celebrations.

The Parks of Topsail

Topsail Island and the mainland are best known for the water that surrounds us. Our area also features a number of beautiful parks. Continue reading

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Celebrating the Holidays on Topsail Island

Whether you live or vacation in the Topsail Island area, you encounter coastal treasures. This year, the Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce successfully brought the Island a new one with their 1st Annual Christmas Flotilla and Holiday Market. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Surf City Surf School and Shaka Taco – Winning Combination

Surfing and tacos go together like, well, surfing and tacos. Surf City Surf School and Shaka Taco are a fun and delicious combination. Surfing and Tacos: A Cool Vibe and Winning Combination Ok Surf City…North Topsail Beach…Topsail Beach…Sneads Ferry…Holly Ridge…Hampstead… … Continue reading

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Carolina Shores Natural Soap – Handmade Island Luxury

When Carolina Shores Natural Soap opened in Surf City a few months ago, it didn’t just “spring” up overnight. No, it was the result of one lady’s hard work and a passion to make the finest handcrafted soaps, lotions, scrubs … Continue reading

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Thai Ice Cream in Surf City? The Snow Factory is Rolling!

Move over, Baskin Robbins! Surf City has a new ice cream in town and it’s exotic! Thai styled, rolled ice cream, seems to be the “it” treat for this summer season and the little store front, Snow Factory, is bringing … Continue reading

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The Swingbridge: Fine Wine, Craft Beers, and Local Talent

  The Swingbridge Beer and Wine Shop by Donna Byrd   Ok guys. We’re getting down to the wire. December 25th is almost upon us and it’s time to take a look at your Christmas “to do” list. Let’s see…You’ve finished decorating … Continue reading

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2017 Wells Fargo Championship Comes to Wilmington

This is an opportunity that doesn’t come along every day – or year – or decade.  But it’s happening next year and you do not want to miss it! Save the date immediately.  May 1-7, 2017. The Wells Fargo Championship, … Continue reading

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Mike’s Farm – It’s Kind of a Must See Place Around Here

by Donna Byrd     Friday night I did something that I had been wanting to do for the last five years. I went to Mike’s Farm!   Yes. Every fall since we moved to Sneads Ferry, our friends and … Continue reading

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Autumn With Topsail

Check out our updated August with Topsail 2017 blog!   It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! The summer heat has finally backed off! Kitchen windows and doors have been flung open, welcoming the cool breezes. Wonderful smells of … Continue reading

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Duplin Winery

  by Donna Byrd   Clink. Clink. Cheers! I have a great idea for all of you wine enthusiasts who visit us here on Topsail Island and I know you will be delighted to hear that the South’s largest winery … Continue reading

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