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Updated to correct day of boat parade.

Hyde County government offices in Swan Quarter will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27.

Hyde County reminds all that COVID-19 continues to be a serious threat in North Carolina and cases are on the rise. If you are planning to gather with family and friends this Thanksgiving, remember the three Ws: Wear a mask; Wash your hands; Wait six feet from others. Stay home if you are sick.

Protect yourself and your loved ones by following CDC guidelines this holiday season. For a list of tips to celebrate safely this Thanksgiving, see the flyer below. 

The Ocracoke Holiday Boat Parade will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, on Ocracoke’s Silver Lake Harbor. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic there will be no gathering on the Community Square dock or anywhere inside.

Boats small and large are welcome: Ocracoke watermen, kayakers, sailors, fisherfolk, jet ski-ers.

Enter at your own risk. Ocracoke Holiday Boat Parade is not responsible for any damage to your boat or others during the event

This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there won’t be a gathering at the Watermen’s Exhibit with treats and drinks.

If you need more information, lights, or an inverter, please contact the organizer, Sundae Horn: 252-921-0283.

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