Atlantic Beach NC - Events

  • Apr 26

    30th Annual Lookout Rotary Road Race

    Location: 1001 Arendell Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 04/26/2019 | End Date: 04/26/2019
    Start Time: 6:30 am | End Time:

    The 30th Annual Lookout Rotary Road race!

    USATF certified courses (all 3), USATF sanctioned event.

    A health oriented family fitness event organized by Lookout Rotary, Morehead City, NC. Race proceeds will be given as donations to Rotary-sponsored charitable groups with emphasis on local county programs. Flat and fast certified neighborhood course. An event for every age and skill level.

    Packet Pickup:

    Early packet pickup will be held on Friday, April 27 from 5 pm- 6:30 pm at the Sports Center in Morehead City.

    Race day packet pickup & registration will be held on-site beginning at 6:30 am.

  • Apr 27

    8th Annual Bark for Art

    Location: 1001 Arendell Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 04/27/2019 | End Date: 04/27/2019
    Start Time: 4 pm | End Time: 8 pm

    Protectors of Homeless Pets of Carteret County Bark for Art will feature art works from several Artists and the art students from area schools that will be displayed for voting and sale. Place your final bids on Silent Auction items from 4 pm - 8 pm while enjoying a glass of wine and some light hors d’oeuvres.

    100% of the proceeds go to Protectors of Homeless Pets of Carteret County to provide medicines and the spaying - neutering of the animals in need in Carteret County.  

  • Apr 27

    Alice in Wonderland, The Tea Event

    Location: 1012 Arendell Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 04/27/2019 | End Date: 04/27/2019
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    Ladies & gentlemen, friends, fellow hatters & tea party enthusiasts, it is our great honor and privilege to invite you back, back down the rabbit hole, into a world of dreams. Join us on a journey into illogical logic and magic. We invite you to the Underland of Wonderland...

    Step with us 'through the looking-glass.


    Saturday, April 27th, The Infusion Cafe will once again visit Alice and all the zany personalities that people her adventures.... and we invite you to come with us!

    It will be a grand and enchanting afternoon, full of nonsense and whimsy- the eighth annual Formal Tea Event in our "Alice in Wonderland" series...

    A Mad Tea Party & Literary Event based on the beloved classic


    Set in Wonderland... with two courses of themed tea & three courses of themed tea fare; including an appetizer, our formal two tiered server (stacked with savories and sweets) and our famous grand finale dessert... (Tea fare created for you by our kitchen artists inspired by Carroll's trip into this land of imagination).

    This afternoon of whimsy will find our friends and guests attended by none other than the Mad Hatter, Alice, the March Hare, the Doormouse, the Red and White Queens, the Lion and the Unicorn, and Humpty Dumpty.

    Music, story-telling and fantasy come to life in a theatrical tea-time- this is sure to be an afternoon to remember!

    "I didn't know it was your table," said Alice: "it is laid out for a great many more than three." "Treacle..." said the Doormouse... "I want a clean cup," interrupted the Hatter...

    Tickets Required. Seating is Limited. Call 252-240-2800 for event information and to guarantee your seats.

  • May 02

    43rd Annual Wooden Boat Show

    Location: 315 Front Street, Beaufort
    Start Date: 05/02/2019 | End Date: 05/05/2019
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    Whether you’re a boating enthusiast or prefer to keep your feet on dry land, the 43rd Annual Wooden Boat Show has activities for all ages. This free event celebrates the art of North Carolina traditional wooden boatbuilding and the sport of boat racing. Dozens of handcrafted wooden boats will be on display, along with nautical demonstrations, and activities for children.


    For the schedule of events & more information, visit


    Throughout the show, please feel free to tag your photos with #BeaufortBoatShow.

  • May 03

    Reelin' for Research Tournament

    Start Date: 05/03/2019 | End Date: 05/04/2019
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    Reelin’ for Research is a year-round fundraising effort benefiting the UNC Children’s Hospital and childhood cancer research. It culminates each year with a one-day, offshore fishing tournament in Morehead City, NC. Our next tournament is set for May 3rd & 4th, 2019. Make plans to join us for the best party of the year and help “land a cure” for childhood cancer! For more information, visit

  • May 12

    Crystal Coast Full and Half Booty Triathlon

    Location: Maritime Museum, Beaufort
    Start Date: 05/12/2019 | End Date: 05/13/2019
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    We are excited to introduce the inaugural Crystal Coast Full and Half Booty Triathlon. This not-for-profit race has two events. The Full Booty triathlon - a 2.4-mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run; as well as the Half Booty triathlon - 1.2-mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run. Both races are on Sunday, May 12, 2019 and start at 7 a.m., ending at midnight. Relay and aquabike options are also available. The Crystal Coast Triathlon is 100% non-profit race, all profits will go to local charities such as the Friends of the NC Maritime Museum and the Beaufort Boys & Girls Club.  This event could generate an estimated $8,100,000 from participants and guests with direct impact to the economy in surrounding areas. We are interested in finding sponsors from within the community. If you are interested please find our sponsorship kit at or contact Kazem Yahyapour via email at

  • May 17

    Annual Beaufort Music Festival

    Location: Downtown Beaufort @ Front Street
    Start Date: 05/17/2019 | End Date: 05/18/2019
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    Beaufort Music Festival (BMF) is a community-supported, volunteer-run, non-profit organization working with and for the community to bring music and tourism to Beaufort and Carteret County. This free festival takes place each May in Beaufort’s historic downtown, and the town is packed on Friday and Saturday with locals and tourists alike enjoying the beautiful weather and some pretty great music.

    Two of the main goals of the Festival are to present a diverse music line-up and to introduce attendees to fresh musical acts. In addition, the BMF strives to be a family-inclusive event and to provide an immersive experience for all ages over two days with food trucks, a family area with children’s activities, and a beer garden highlighting North Carolina craft brews.

    For more information, please visit:

  • May 18

    6th Annual Atlantic Beach Music Festival!

    Location: 115 Atlantic Boulevard, Atlantic Beach
    Start Date: 05/18/2019 | End Date: 05/18/2019
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    You don’t want to miss the 6th Annual Atlantic Beach Music Festival at the boardwalk at the Circle, Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC.

    The Embers
    Jim Quick and Coastline
    Mighty Saints of Soul
    Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
    Steve Owens & Summertime Band

    Admission is free, but pets and glass containers are prohibited.

    New for 2019, you can submit your Sponsorship Form by clicking here: Beach Music Festival Online Sponsorship Form. The Sponsorship and Food Vendor form are also available HERE and should be returned to Morgan Kerns at Town Hall or to

    Our sponsors will be invited to Business After Hours at the Doubletree by Hilton on Tuesday, May 14 featuring The Band of Oz and a Sponsor’s Reception at Memories Beach Club on Friday, May 17.

    While coolers are welcome, Anheuser-Busch products will be sold with all beer proceeds benefiting the Atlantic Beach Volunteer Fire Department.

    Shuttle Service Information:
    Shuttles will be running from 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM.
    Locations for the shuttles are Carteret Community College, DoubleTree, and Crow’s Nest Shopping Center.

    If you plan to ride in one of the shuttles please be mindful of the bus rules. Cooler limited to 32 quarts or smaller and may be inspected by the driver, please no glass. Large carry-on knapsacks or bags will be inspected by drivers. Limit of one folding chair per person. No open containers of any type of beverage will be allowed on the shuttle. Lastly, the drivers reserve the right to refuse to transport anyone who refuses or fails to follow the rules.


  • May 18

    11th Annual Crystal Coast Boat Show

    Location: 701 Evans Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 05/18/2019 | End Date: 05/19/2019
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    The boat show takes place on the Morehead City Waterfront and attracts thousands of people from all over Eastern North Carolina and features in-water and on-shore boats, vendors, a vintage car show and, in conjunction with the Arts Council of Carteret County, the ARTrageous Art Event.  All events, including ARTrageous, at the Crystal Coast Boat Show are free to the public.  For more information, call 252-808-0440 or visit

  • May 25

    12th Annual Kayak for the Warriors

    Location: McNeill Park, Pine Knoll Shores
    Start Date: 05/25/2019 | End Date: 06/01/2019
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    We are celebrating our 12th year!! 

    Join the fun and help us give something back to our injured service men, women and families that sacrifice so much for us. 

    Proceeds donated to Hope for the Warriors.

    For more information or to register for the events, please visit the website at

  • May 31

    Cruisin' To The Cape Festival 2019

    Location: 130 Golfin Dolphin Dr, Cape Carteret
    Start Date: 05/31/2019 | End Date: 06/01/2019
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    Come out for MacDaddy's "Cruisin' To The Cape" Festival!

    Annual Car Show, Crafts, food, live music, beer and more!

    Vendors needed - contact for more information.

  • May 31

    Town Takeover

    Location: 150 Turner Street, Beaufort
    Start Date: 05/31/2019 | End Date: 06/01/2019
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    Save the date for the weekend of May 31, 2019 when Peachtree Bluff, the fictional town in Kristy Woodson Harvey’s internationally bestselling Peachtree Bluff series, will be taking over Beaufort! The stories will come to life through bus tours, luncheons, and a beautiful farm-to-table dinner at the Historic Site and an exclusive VIP cocktail party at the home of Front Street resident, Jerri Sutton. Kristy is not only taking over the town, but she’s taking over the English Double Decker Bus to point out the people and the locations in her book. The farm to table dinner will be catered by Aqua and Clawson’s 1905 Restaurant.

  • Jun 01

    9th Annual Crystal Coast Run/Walk for Autism

    Location: 411 Front Street, Beaufort
    Start Date: 06/01/2019 | End Date: 06/01/2019
    Start Time: 8 am | End Time: 11 am

    In North Carolina, 1 in 59 children will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. You can make a difference in the lives of children with autism and their families by registering for the Crystal Coast Run/Walk for Autism. Registration is $25 for the competitive 5K or $15 for the walk, but you can make an even bigger impact by recruiting family members, friends, and co-workers to form a team and raise donations – now is the time to start!

    Proceeds from the Crystal Coast Run/Walk for Autism will fund local programs of the Autism Society of North Carolina, the leading statewide resource organization serving the over 65,000 people in NC across the spectrum throughout their lifespans.

    The Crystal Coast Run/Walk for Autism will include a competitive 5K, an awareness walk, and a kids’ dash.

    Register today!!

  • Jun 07

    61st Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

    Location: 710 Evans Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 06/07/2019 | End Date: 06/15/2019
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    Come join the fun at the 61st Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament which is one of the country's largest and oldest sport fishing tournaments!  Daily weigh-ins on the Morehead City Waterfront or keep up with the details here at their website,

  • Jun 08

    Beaufort Old Homes Tour Kick-off Party

    Location: 150 Turner Street, Beaufort
    Start Date: 06/08/2019 | End Date: 06/08/2019
    Start Time: 5:30 pm | End Time: 7:30 pm

    The Beaufort Old Homes Tour & Antique Show Weekend will be ushered in with great food, fun and art at the annual Kickoff Party at the Beaufort Historic Site on June 8th from 5:30-7:30 pm. This special event is held each year as a way to thank the homeowners who graciously open their homes and gardens and make the tour possible. The party will be held in conjunction with the art opening for this year’s Old Homes & Gardens Tour featured artist. Artwork will be showcased on all the publicity for the Tour and Antique Show Weekend. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling 252-728-5225.

  • Jun 28

    59th Annual Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour

    Location: 150 Turner Street, Beaufort
    Start Date: 06/28/2019 | End Date: 06/29/2019
    Start Time: 10 am | End Time: 5 pm

    This 59th annual walking tour of private homes, gardens, churches and historic places is the last full weekend in June.  Other highlights of the weekend include tours of the Beaufort Historic Site buildings, the Old Burying Ground, narrated bus tours of the historic district, and an antique car show.  Tickets are good for both June 28th and 29th.  The tour is self-paced with time to visit all the shops and restaurants in downtown Beaufort. For more information visit or call 252-728-5225.

  • Jul 12

    12th Annual CCCF Spanish Mackerel & Dolphin Tournament

    Location: Jaycee Park, South 9th Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 07/12/2019 | End Date: 07/13/2019
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    Join us for our 12th Annual Carteret Community College Spanish Mackerel & Dolphin Fishing Tournament taking place at Jaycee Park in Morehead City. This is a family-friendly tournament with prizes for children as well as adults. Don’t miss out on our Friday night Captains’ Social! For more information please visit:


  • Oct 04

    N.C. Seafood Festival

    Location: Morehead City Waterfront
    Start Date: 10/04/2019 | End Date: 10/06/2019
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    The NC Seafood Festival is the largest festival in Eastern NC. Taking place the first weekend in October, the festival offers free local & regional entertainment, 8k road race, sailing events, surf & pier fishing contest, Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, SasSea's Island playgound for children, FREE Southern Outer Banks Boat Show, vendors of all kinds, fireworks, amusement rides and seafood, seafood, seafood! Festival takes place on the Morehead City Waterfront.

    For more information about the Seafood Festival, call 252-726-6273 or visit

  • Oct 25

    2019 Tuna Run

    Start Date: 10/25/2019 | End Date: 10/26/2019
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    The Tuna Run 200 is an amazing, overnight relay adventure in which you and your friends Run 200 Scenic Miles to finish at the beach and enjoy tuna and your beverage of choice after a job well done. The Tuna Run 200 begins just outside of Raleigh, North Carolina in Lake Benson Park in Garner and will finish at the beach in Atlantic Beach on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina.

    For more information, visit the website at

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