Atlantic Beach NC - Events

  • Aug 21

    Evening Gun

    Location: 2303 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach
    Start Date: 08/21/2019 | End Date: 08/21/2019
    Start Time: 4:00 pm | End Time: 4:30 pm

    Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the "Evening Gun."  US Coast Guard Base Fort Macon will provide the cannon crew.

  • Aug 23

    Summer Taste of Core Sound & Summer Raffle Drawing

    Location: 1785 Island Rd, Harkers Island
    Start Date: 08/23/2019 | End Date: 08/23/2019
    Start Time: 6:00 pm | End Time: 9:00 pm

    Join us for local family-style seafood and fresh from the garden feat prepared by Chef Bill Smith of Crook's Corner, Chapel Hill. Silent auction, raffle, music and entertainment.

  • Aug 31

    Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Fall Show

    Location: Arendell St, Morehead City
    Start Date: 08/31/2019 | End Date: 09/01/2019
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    Juried sale of arts and crafts of coastal artisans held three weekends a year. Held at the Katherine Davis Park, downtown Morehead City,  this is the perfect occasion to browse and buy the work of coastal artists and craftsmen.

  • Sep 14

    Living History Weekend at Ft. Macon

    Location: 2303 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach
    Start Date: 09/14/2019 | End Date: 09/14/2019
    Start Time: 10:00 am | End Time: 4:00 pm

    Renactors with the 1st NC Volunteers will be spending the weekend at Ft. Macon presenting the public with special events and programs throughout the day- a skirmish scenario will take place at 1:30 pm.

  • Sep 19

    Alive at Five Outdoor Concert Series

    Location: 807 Shepard Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 09/19/2019 | End Date: 09/19/2019
    Start Time: 5 pm | End Time: 8 pm

    Sponsored by Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association (DMCRA). The FREE family-friendly concert series is held in the Jaycee Park, downtown Morehead from 5:00-8:00 pm and features a variety of regional bands showcasing an assortment of music genres.  For more information call 252-808-0440.

    September 19th Feature: Jim Quick and the Coastline Band

  • Sep 27

    Beaufort's Brewin' Craft Beer Festival

    Location: 2400 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort, NC
    Start Date: 09/27/2019 | End Date: 09/28/2019
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    Beaufort Wine and Food’s 4th annual Craft Beer Festival features 2 days of beer-centric events, focusing on the North Carolina’s dominating craft brewing scene. Crowd favorite Beer, Bubbles and BBQ will also feature craft beer and fare from around the state, with a BBQ competition capping off the event - Saturday from 3-7 pm. Tickets available at the door.


  • 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 17

    Alive at Five - North Band

    Location: 807 Shepard Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 10/17/2019 | End Date: 10/17/2019
    Start Time: 5 pm | End Time: 8 pm

    Sponsored by Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association (DMCRA). Alive at Five is a FREE family-friendly concert series offerred from June-October in Downtown Morehead City. Concerts take place at Jaycee Park (807 Shepard St) from 5:00-8:00PM. The park is located between the Bask Hotel and the waterfront. Free public restrooms are available on site with handicap ramp access. Bring your blankets and chairs! Beverage concessions are available. Limited boat parking is available during the concerts at the Jaycee Docks. No coolers or outside beverages permitted.

    October 17th - The Embers

  • 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

  • Oct 26

    32nd Annual Carolina Kite Fest

    Location: Sands Villas Resort, 1400 E. Ft. Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach
    Start Date: 10/26/2019 | End Date: 10/27/2019
    Start Time: 10:00 am | End Time: 4:00 pm

    Kites Unlimited presents this annual event at Sands Villas. Bring a kite and camera and enjoy the day. Spectators are welcome but all are encouraged to participate. Most of the kite action takes place during the day from 10 am -4 pm.

    Night fly at 6 pm Saturday night.

  • Nov 24

    Community Thanksgiving Feast

    Location: 100 Turner Street, Beaufort, NC 28516
    Start Date: 11/24/2019 | End Date: 11/24/2019
    Start Time: 11:30 am | End Time: 1:00 pm

    The Community Thanksgiving Feast, will be held from 11:30 am -1:00 pm on the grounds of the Beaufort Historic Site, 130 Turner Street. This unique old-fashioned gathering of friends, neighbors, and visitors allows participants to enjoy a sense of community while sharing a delicious meal donated by our amazing Beaufort restaurants.

    Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased through the link below, which is also listed on our website.

  • Dec 06

    Core Sound Waterfowl Weekend

    Location: Core Sound Waterfowl Museum, 1785 Island Road, Harkers Island, NC
    Start Date: 12/06/2019 | End Date: 12/08/2019
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    Waterfowl Weekend is one of Core Sound's most highly anticipated events!

    A entire weekend dedicated to celebrating Down East history, traditions, and community spirit. The weekend will kickoff Friday night with a ticket preview party, followed by two days of wildlife artists, decoys carvers and collectors, model boatbuilding and other crafters selling their wares, plus boat building, oar making, & retriever demonstrations, plus local seafood, children's activities, and much more.

  • Dec 07

    Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla

    Location: Morehead City and Beaufort waterfronts
    Start Date: 12/07/2019 | End Date: 12/07/2019
    Start Time: 5:30 pm | End Time: 7:45 pm

    The Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla features boats, yachts, oars, kayaks and commercial vessels decorated for the season. The decorated boats can be seen at 5:30 p.m. on the Morehead City waterfront and at 6:15 p.m. on the Beaufort waterfront.

  • Dec 14

    Historic Beaufort Candlelight Homes Tour

    Location: Historic Beaufort
    Start Date: 12/14/2019 | End Date: 12/14/2019
    Start Time: 5:00 pm | End Time: 8:00 pm

    The Beaufort Historical Association will host the annual Christmas Candlelight Tour. The tour showcases Beaufort’s holiday hospitality and provides a rare glimpse into private historic homes. Ride on the double-decker bus with carolers from local churches.Tickets for this event are $16.

    For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (252) 728-5225, (800) 575-7483, stop by the Beaufort Historical Association Visitors Center at 130 Turner Street, or visit

  • Dec 14

    9th Annual Beaufort Holiday Artwalk

    Location: 130 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516
    Start Date: 12/14/2019 | End Date: 12/14/2019
    Start Time: 1:00 pm | End Time: 5:00 pm

    The Beaufort Art Walk celebrates the season for its fifth year with a festive day in Historic Downtown Beaufort, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Art Walk will begin at the Mattie King Davis Art Gallery located on the Beaufort Historic Site, 130 Turner St. and Art Walk maps will be available at participating locations.  

    For more information, please call (252) 728-5225, (800) 575-7483, stop by the Beaufort Historical Association Visitors Center at 130 Turner Street, or visit

  • Dec 31

    Downtown Countdown

    Location: Downtown Morehead
    Start Date: 12/31/2019 | End Date: 01/01/2020
    Start Time: 5:00 pm | End Time: 1:00 am

    Ring in the new year in downtown Morehead. Children;s activities from 5-6 pm. Local businesses and restaurants will have activities and bands. Join us at midnight for the annual Crab Pot drop and fireworks show shot from Sugarloaf Island.

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