Top 3 Reasons to Visit Surf City's Soundside Park


Soundside Park in Surf City, North Carolina... have you been there? If you have, that's awesome! If you haven't, why not? It's one of our favorite places on Topsail Island. Why? Besides the amazing soundside views, the expanse of the park itself, and all of the wonderful amenities found at Soundside Park, here are three more reasons to put it on your Topsail vacation itinerary.

Soundside Park, Surf City NC

1. Soundside Park is home to many FREE family-friendly activities.

Who doesn't love free? Take advantage of all this park has to offer. Did you just drive over the swing bridge into Topsail? Why not stop off at the park and let your kids burn off some pent up energy? Kids love, love, love the playground here. Parents also love the safe, secure atmosphere and well-kept cleanliness of the park.

Families love to grill out here, have a picnic, walk the boardwalk, fish from the pier, catch a sunset or just take in the fantastic Topsail Island soundside views. We also love Soundside Park on a windy dayit is the perfect spot to fly a kite.

The park is also a great place to come for a family night out. Surf City's Soundside Park offers free family movie nights, free concerts, free magic shows, as well as free laser dance parties for kids, teens and families on select summer nights.

2. An abundance of annual events happen at Surf City's Soundside Park.

Soundside Park is the place to be during any big event or holiday. Annual events such as the July 4th fireworks, concert and Independence Day celebration happen here. As do the Easter Egg Hunt, the Blues Festival in the fall, and the Surf City Christmas Tree Lighting, which are all popular local events for both Topsail Island residents and visitors. You can find out more about all of Surf City's events right here.

3. Soundside Park is pet-friendly.

Dogs love the room to roam and sights to see at Soundside Park. It's a great alternative for walking if you want to venture off of the beach for a bit. Like the rest of Surf City, it is requested that dogs stay leashed and that you clean up after your pet. Be sure to check it out, your pet will thank you! Interested in learning more about pet-friendly Topsail? Read this.


Surf City's Soundside Park

Photo Credit: Surf City's Soundside Park Facebook page.


If those three reasons to visit the park weren't enough, here are a few more. Check out this quick rundown of events scheduled to happen at the park this year.

Soundside Park Calendar of Events for 2015


June 6, 20: Movie in the Park. Dusk. Join the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. for an outside viewing of a family-friendly movie at Soundside Park. Movies this month include "Mirror Mirror” and "Disney’s Teen Beach Movie.” Rain location is the Surf City Community Center.

June 13-14: Concert in the Park. 6-8pm. Join the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. for a free family-friendly concert at Soundside Park. Performers this month are The Justin Kyle Band (13th) and Felix & the Hurricanes (14th).

June 27: DJ & Magic Show. 6pm. Held at Soundside Park, the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. hosts the summer monthly DJ & Magic Show. This month’s theme is Jester’s Jumble.

July 3: Independence Day Celebration. 6pm. Concert, fireworks & children’s activities at Soundside Park, Surf City. Fireworks start at 9pm.

July 4, 18: Movie in the Park. Dusk. Join the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. for an outside viewing of a family-friendly movie at Soundside Park. Movies this month include "Grown Ups” and "The Lego Movie.”

July 11: Concert in the Park. 6-8pm. Join the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. for a free family-friendly concert. Performing this month are The Clams.

July 25: DJ & Magic Show. 6pm. Held at Soundside Park, the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. hosts the summer monthly DJ & Magic Show. This month’s theme is Wilder West Magic Showdown.

August 1, 15, 29: Movie in the Park. Dusk. Join the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. for an outside viewing of a family-friendly movie at Soundside Park. Movies this month include "Zoo Keeper,” "Despicable Me 2” and "Monsters University.”

August 8: Concert in the Park. 6-8pm. Join the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. for a free family-friendly concert. Performing this month is Zion.

August 22: DJ & Magic Show. 6pm. Held at Soundside Park, the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. hosts the summer monthly DJ & Magic Show.

September 6: Surf City Blues Festival. Join the Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. for the all-day Surf City Blues Festival at Soundside Park.

October 11: Tip to Tip Topsail Island Marathon. Run a marathon along the picturesque Treasure Coast beginning in Topsail Beach and ending at Soundside Park.

October 25: Surf City Fall Festival.
Surf City Parks and Recreation Dept. celebrates Halloween with a Costume Fun Run, Fall Festival and a magic show.

November 22: Surf City Tree Lighting. 6pm. Join the town of Surf City at Soundside Park as it lights its holiday tree and kicks off the Christmas season.

For further details or questions about these events, feel free to contact the Surf City Parks and Recreation Department at 910.328.4887. Have fun!

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