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Pleasure Island Chowder Festival April 12

This year chefs come from restaurants in Carolina Beach, Holden Beach, Hampstead, Shallotte and Wilmington will meet on Pleasure Island for the famous Chowder Cook-off. Come on to Pleasure Island. (Aka Carolina Beach and Kure Beach)

Grab you family and your taste buds to sample Chowder and vote for the Beat Chowder.

Start time is 11:30 to 5pm with Live Music, games for kids and more. There will also be hot dogs, crab cakes, funnel cakes, kettle korn, soft drinks and beer and wine for sale. (No coolers, no pets please!).

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This is the 18th year and another great reason for owning a home in Kure Beach.