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Carolina Soul Fest

The mission of the Carolina Soul Festival is to encourage a culture of wellness and respect for the earth in our community through an awareness of health, nutrition, fitness, relaxation, cultural arts, music, and mental attitudes.

Kid's Zone

Kids can experience a healthy dose of fun with face painting, sand mandalas, yoga demos, and other unique activities designed to get your children thinking about health, living, and mindfulness. 


Vendor Village

See, try, and buy distinctive, transformative products and gifts from merchants selling clothing, skin care, body treatments, jewelry, music, art, educational courses, and more! 



Presented by Community Movement Alliance, the third annual, Carolina Soul Festival is a community-oriented health, wellness, music, and arts based festival set in the heart of the South Brunswick Islands area. Join us on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for this must-be-there experience for every age and interest.


The community event is a day of engagement, education, entertainment, and empowerment designed to help families and individuals take actions and make choices to become their healthiest and happiest selves. The festival addresses the health and wellness needs of the community and beyond. Attendees will gain insights on nutrition, longevity, fitness, green living, and the therapeutic benefits of art in all forms, and much, much more.


Incorporating all facets of physical and emotional wellness, the Carolina Soul Festival hosts a variety of vendors who offer informative health & wellness information from local physicians and health practitioners, fun fitness demos, a ninja warrior obstacle course for the kiddos, product demonstrations and arts and crafts from both North and South Carolina local artisans. We look forward to offering even more fun surprises for our community this coming year ahead!!  


Come out and meet your neighbors!! Sample, see and buy unique, transformative products ranging from skin care to gardening to clothing for your pets. Merchants will be selling a variety of health and wellness oriented distinctive products including jewelry, clothing, kombucha, paddle boards, arts education and more! 

Health Information 

Meet our local area health & wellness professionals.


Fitness Demos

Ranging in a variety of movement disciplines we look forward to showcasing some of our local instructors and their talents. Last year the festival demos consisted of belly dancing, Zumba, Polynesian Fire dance and more!! 


Live Performances

No festival would be complete without amazing, talented entertainers -- from live music, dance performances, rock and roll -- we've got them all.  Check out our Experience page for an up-to-date lineup.

Come nourish your body, mind, and soul as you learn, play, relax, and connect.


In case of rain we will hold the festival the weekend following, same time, same place. 

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The Carolina Soul Festival Experience

Our Venue

Check out some of the fun we experienced at our 2017 festival!!

Just south of Wilmington and north of Myrtle Beach, Carolina Soul Festival is happening in Calabash, North Carolina at 9480 Ocean Highway (Hwy. 17) on undeveloped, unspoiled land that sits between Movement Work's studio and the South Brunswick Island Center.