This is the official website for the Town of Calabash, North Carolina-"The Seafood Capital of the World". Calabash is a coastal community, bordering South Carolina located between Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach, SC. A Mayor-Council form of government with a Town Administrator who together operate the Town of Calabash. Calabash has a six-member town council-a Mayor and five commissioners each serving a 4-year term in office. The Board of Commissioners meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at the town hall located at 882 Persimmon Road. You are encouraged to attend.
The 18th Annual Calabash Community Christmas Tree Lighting & "Spirit of Calabash" Parade will be Friday, December 6th at 6:00 PM in the parking lot at Callahan's...for details including participating in the parade click on the Information & History Page to the left and/or follow the event on Facebook at Calabash Community Christmas.
MARINES "Toys for Tots"
Drop-off box is at Town Hall
DON'T FORGET...BRING CANNED FOOD DONATIONS & NEW CLOTHING & BOOK DONATIONS TO THE TREE LIGHTING ON 12/6/13...MORE DETAILS ON THE INFORMATION/HISTORY PAGE OF THE THIS WEBSITE
Calabash was incorporated in 1973. At that time, Calabash was a small fishing village with a handful of seafood restaurants. We have since grown into a small town with a year-round population of 1,868 residents. Currently, there are over 30 restaurants in town serving people from all over the world each year. The Mayor and Board of Commissioners invites you to explore our website and learn everything you would like to know about our beautiful town; from our history, which began as early as 1691, to current events and future plans.
The town would like to thank you for visiting our website. If you are planning a trip to the Carolina Coast be sure to stop by Calabash and try the local fare, do some shopping, take a fishing voyage or dolphin cruise, or just relax and enjoy the peaceful beauty of our quaint town. Please feel free to contact us at any time.