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Oak Island pier will close Tuesday to film HGTV series

Oak Island Pier will close at noon on April 2 due to filming the HGTV series ‘Battle at the Beach.’ (Courtesy photo)

OAK ISLAND — A pier on Oak Island will close Tuesday due to an HGTV series filming on the beach.

Beachfront Productions, LLC has pulled permits to work until midnight to film an episode of “Battle On the Beach.” The show consists of three teams, each led by Ty Pennington, Alison Victoria or Taniya Nayak. The groups are instructed to renovate identical beachfront properties.

Judges choose who wins, with the team garnering a $50,000 prize.

According to a release from the town, half of the pier’s parking lot at 705 Ocean Drive will be closed during the production times. However, the Pier House, restaurant, and coffee shop will continue to operate.

The filming also includes a brief fireworks display that evening.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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