Are you and your family coming to Atlantic Beach for vacation in October? If the answer is yes, then we have to tell you all about the 33rd Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival. The festival will be going on October 4th to 6th in Morehead City and is filled with delicious food. Staying in one of our Atlantic Beach vacation rentals will keep your family close to where the festival is at. Let’s look below at a few reasons why you must attend the North Carolina Seafood Festival.
Live Music & Entertainment
No festival is complete without hearing live bands, music and dancing in the streets. The North Carolina Seafood Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Eastern North Carolina. Many people love to come and not only enjoy the food but love to come just for the music. This year your family will be able to dance to many different genres and the live entertainment from many local groups.
Before you leave to go back home from your vacation, be sure to check out the vendors that will be at the festival. From getting your very own shirts to getting a commemorative poster, there is something for everyone. These make great gifts to those who love the festival but couldn’t get away to join you!
The festival isn’t complete unless you have tried the delicious food with the family. From grabbing shrimp and grits to trying new foods from local restaurants, you won’t go hungry during this trip. If you’re worried about the kids and if they will eat the seafood, have no fear because there will be food for them to enjoy too. Sit back on the waterfront of Morehead City and enjoy eating the food you’ll fall in love with.
While there are many other events happening in the area during the month of October, we wanted to share with you the North Carolina Seafood Festival. If you haven’t made your vacation plans yet to the beach to attend, now is the time. We hope that you and your family will enjoy the festival and eat as much as you can get!
Do you love to try out different wine and food while you are on vacation? If the answer is yes, then we have the perfect event that you can attend on the Crystal Coast. Join in on the 15th Annual Beaufort Wine & Food Festival that is happening this year from April 24th to April 28th, 2019. You will definitely give your taste buds a treat for the weekend as you try different wine seminars to luncheons to dinners. This is a special event that many on the coast never wants to miss as you can have some of the best mouthwatering and innovative cuisine that is pair delectably with a wine.
About the Beaufort Wine and Food Festival
From when the Beaufort Wine and Food Festival first began
back in 2004, it has been a popular local and visitor loved event. It’s where
the festival was first held on the streets of downtown Beaufort and has since
moved to numerous locations throughout the Beaufort area. Some of the events
will take place in private homes while others will take place in downtown
Beaufort. Beaufort Wine & Food is now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and
this event gives it’s proceeds to help benefit organizations in our community. The
next project that they would like to make is a $100,000 donation to the Carteret
Community College that will be for the new culinary and hospitality building.
What You Can Enjoy at the Festival
This year’s festival brings in excitement and fun as you get to enjoy the festival for a weekend at the beach. Enjoy some of the delectable pairings of wine and food from some restaurants located on the Crystal Coast, dinners at private homes and even a fashion show. There will be a seminar, brunch and a Historic District Wine Walkabout. You are able to view all of the 2019 Beaufort Wine and Food Festival Schedule of Events so you can begin planning your visit and purchase your tickets online. Be sure to bring friends along with you on your vacation.
Where to Stay on the Crystal Coast
What a better way to enjoy the Beaufort Wine and Food Festival than to stay the weekend at the beach. Atlantic Beach Realty has everything to offer you that you could possibly need or want as you will be close to Beaufort. The Crystal Coast is the perfect location where you can sit back and relax as you have a little getaway from life at home and work. Spend a few days on the beach soaking up the sun and even getting your feet wet in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Beaufort Wine & Food Festival is definitely worth a day trip, but why stay for one day when you can enjoy the entire weekend at the festival. If you still haven’t made your reservations to head to the beach for this amazing event now is the time. Contact us today or book your Atlantic Beach vacation rental today online. We can’t wait to see you as you come and experience this festival along with us!
People from all over the world will converge on our neighbors in South Carolina on Monday, August 21 for the solar eclipse. The total eclipse will be visible in a roughly 70-mile-wide path of totality that stretches from Oregon to Georgetown, SC.
For those that want to make the trip to South Carolina on Monday, August 21, to watch the solar eclipse and are looking for a spot to go we have the following suggestions. Whether you’re a resident or vacationing in the area and staying at one of our Atlantic Beach Realty vacation homes, this is an experience you truly won’t want to miss.
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
1003 Front St, Georgetown, SC
1:00 to 4:00 pm
Bring your chairs and blankets for this special viewing on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front Street, in historic downtown Georgetown. For more details call 843-546-7706 or visit KaminskiMuseum.org. The lawn of the museum will be open at 1 p.m. Water, beer, wine and soft drinks will be for sale. Entertainment by DJ Jeff Benton.
Brookgreen Gardens Solar Eclipse Festival
1931 Brookgreen Dr, Murrells Inlet
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Brookgreen Gardens is celebrating the Great American Eclipse with a special ticketed event. On eclipse day, the gardens will be closed to the general public, but gates will open for ticket-holders at 10 a.m., with the festival activities beginning at noon. Admission is limited for this special eclipse experience and tickets are available online at www.brookgreen.org. Featuring music by Oracle Blue, free eclipse glasses, live streaming of NASA’s coverage of the eclipse as it crosses the USA, and live streaming coverage of the aviary in the Lowcountry Zoo. Brookgreen’s Creative Education Department will host special eclipse-related crafts, and information and activities for youngsters. Fee: non-members: $20 for adults, $15 children up to 12 years.
Myrtle Beach State Park Solar Eclipse Party
4401 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Myrtle Beach State Park will be holding an Eclipse Party on August 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bring a dish to share and something to grill. This event is family-friendly, open to the public and free to attend (park admission will be required). Donations are gladly accepted to cover the cost of the shelter and glasses, as well as help fund future events. Eclipse glasses will be available, but they will be first come first served. Fee: cost of park admission (free for members)
Eclipse Day at The Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet
4025 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet 29576
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for Eclipse Day where the moon will cover almost the entire sun for 2 minutes, 40 seconds starting at 2:46 p.m. Partial view begins at 1:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Be sure to bring your own eclipse glasses.