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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina

Community Council

Our Sneads Ferry - July 2024 Edition

Our Sneads Ferry

Newsletter of the Sneads Ferry Community Council

July 2024 Edition

What's Going On @ 126 Park Lane?

June 28, Ladies Bingo - 7:00 PM - Join the Fun!

Doors open at 6:30PM for vendor perusal, food and drink. Ten games of Bingo with three chances to win each game. Prizes are sponsored by vendors.

July 1, Shrimp Festival Planning Meeting - 7:00 PM - Get in on the Action!

Anyone from the community is invited to attend the planning meeting to learn more about the 53rd Annual Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival (THE Official North Carolina Shrimp Festival) or to volunteer, become a vendor, or a sponsor of the event. After this meeting we will be posting details about the event on the official Festival website:  

July 10, Sneads Ferry Community Council Meeting - 7:00PM - Come Be a Part of the Village!

The Sneads Ferry Community Council meets the second Wednesday of the month, 7pm, at the Sneads Ferry Community Center. The Community Council is responsible for maintaining the Community Center building and grounds as well as producing the annual Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival and Christmas in the Ferry, along with other fundraising events to support council endeavors. Meetings are fast paced, informative and open to the public. 

July 13, Summer Splash Blast - 3:00PM - 7:00PM – Stay Cool in the Ferry!

July 19, Ladies Bingo - Same Time. Same Place. Same Fun!

July 27, Deadline - Shrimp Festival Parade Participant Application - March, Ride, or Float with Us!

The 2024 Shrimp Festival Parade is on Saturday September 28 at 9AM. Clubs, Groups and Organizations are invited to participate! Applications can be found at and need to be turned in to the parade organizer by July 27 to ensure your spot in the line-up! Don't be left out! Get your applications in now!  

July 28, Application Deadline and Meeting for Shrimp Festival Queens Scholarship Pageant - 5:00PM

Pageant application can be found at under “Links and Forms.”

August 10, Shrimp Festival Queens Scholarship Pageant - 10:00AM - Represent Sneads Ferry!

Mandatory rehearsals for participants August 8-9. 

August 11, Kids Clothing Swap - 2:00PM - 5:00PM - Take What You Need, Donate What You Don't

Volunteers from Pillar Church gather clothes your kids have outgrown throughout the months and organize them into sizes. On swap day come "shop for free" to get the next size clothes your kiddos need, just in time for school! All are welcome to "shop," even if you are unable to donate.

We are accepting donations on the benches outside the Community Center on Sundays beginning July 7 9am-noon, while Pillar Church is in session.

2024 Shrimp Festival

For months we've been busy planning the Best Shrimp Festival Ever with carnival rides, food trucks, Shrimp-A-Roo, contests, and SO MUCH MORE! Save the dates for this year's festival September 27-28 (plus our all-new Carnival Kickoff on September 26!). More details to follow after our July 1 planning meeting. We have room for more sponsors, vendors, and parade participants so reach out if you're interested. Relevant forms can be found at


The Community Center - 126 Park Lane, Sneads Ferry

 is available for private event rental. 

For details contact:


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