Ocean Fest 5K & One-Miler

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Surf City, North Carolina

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The ocean has given us so much. So we've decided its high time to return the favor.

Ocean Fest is a weekend event full of fun, sun, and giving back to the Ocean. This free beachside live music/arts/surf/eco festival takes place on October 8-9, 2021 in downtown Surf City, NC. 

Support Mother Ocean and the nonprofits that protect her by participating in the Ocean Fest 5K or One-Miler held on the beach on Saturday, October 9. Enjoy the race and then stick around for a full day of Ocean Fest fun!

For more information on Ocean Fest, visit their website HERE



Ocean Fest 5K and One-Miler participants who register by September 15, 2021 are guaranteed an event shirt. Those who register after September 15, can choose from remaining sizes. All participants 21 and older will also receive a complimentary Fat Tire beer afterwards in the Ocean Fest beer garden

Shirt design coming soon.


100 North Shore Drive
Surf City, NC  28445

The Ocean Fest 5K and One-Miler is held entirely on the sand, beachfront in Surf City.  The course for both events will be an out-and-back format.

Be sure to take in the beautiful views of the ocean while running.


Top 1 Man & Woman
Ages 21 & Under:  Top 3 Men and Women
Ages 22 - 50:  Top 3 Men and Women
Ages 51+: Top 3 Men and Women


Ocean Fest is a free beachfront live music/arts/surfing/eco festival that is entirely volunteer-operated and 100-percent nonprofit with all proceeds going to a variety of ocean-related charities and environmental causes. The event was founded in 2019 by three surfing buddies who can usually be found riding the waves of Surf City, North Carolina. The motivation behind the event is simply to share our love for the ocean, celebrate the pure joy of surfing, and, most importantly, to give something meaningful back to Mother Ocean.
Ocean Fest (and its parent organization Topsail Island Longboard Association) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Tax ID: 82-2186356


Price Increases


Next price increase is Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Register Now! $30


Next price increase is Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Register Now! $25

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