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Kure Beach officially opens long-awaited Ocean Front Park

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KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- A long-awaited attraction in Kure Beach is finally open. The town celebrated the grand opening of its new Ocean Front Park this afternoon.

Plans for the park have been in the making since 2007.

The new park has public beach accesses as well as a stage for education, concerts and wedding receptions. The park also has a play area for kids and public restrooms.

Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth says ocean front park will bring the town and businesses lots of revenue.

There will be a farmers market on Tuesdays and live music starting in mid-May.

Community members we spoke with are happy to have a nice, green area to relax.

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Waste

Over 1 Million dollars for a glorified rest stop. Even Obama would be proud of such a waste of money.