2001 Holiday Flotilla at Wrightsville Beach 

Saturday, November 24, 2001

The 2001 Wrightsville Beach Holiday Flotilla will begin with it's famous Christmas boat parade at 6 pm. With a grand finale over Banks Channel by Zambelli fireworks, over 50 decorated yachts will parade down Banks Channel drawing participants and spectators from throughout the state and region. Festivities included a day long festival in the Wrightsville Beach Municipal Part, as well as numerous parties and celebrations. This event has been constantly voted as "one of the top 20 events in the Southeast" by the Southeast Tourism Society. Judging takes place at the sound front dock of the host hotel, the Blockade Runner Beach Resort, where celebrities, including John Boy and Billy will be present.