Atlantic Beach NC - Events

  • Oct 02

    34th Annual NC Seafood Festival

    Location: Morehead City Waterfront
    Start Date: 10/02/2020 | End Date: 10/02/2020
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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 15

    Alive at Five - The Embers

    Location: 807 Shepard Street, Morehead City
    Start Date: 10/15/2020 | End Date: 10/15/2020
    Start Time: 5 pm | End Time: 8 pm


    This FREE, family-friendly event showcases some of your favorite bands from May to October.


    Alive at Five is held in Jaycee Park on the downtown Morehead City waterfront. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for music and dancing. Beer, wine, and sodas are available for purchase at the event. Jaycee Docks are available for boats to dock for free throughout the concert on most Alive at Five days.


    Thursday, October 15 – The Embers

  • Oct 21

    Beaufort Wine And Food

    Start Date: 10/21/2020 | End Date: 10/25/2020
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    Whether you are looking for intimate wine dinners with friends, educational pairing seminars or a lively event like the crowd-favorite Vin de Mer, we’ve got something you’re sure to enjoy! Get your taste buds ready and get your tickets to one of North Carolina’s most anticipated wine and culinary events today! Don’t delay, many of these events will sell out!

    For more information, list of events, or to purchase tickets, please visit 

  • Oct 23

    Tuna Relay

    Start Date: 10/23/2020 | End Date: 10/24/2020
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    Grab your friends and join this year’s Tuna Relay 200, an exciting overnight 200-mile relay through eastern North Carolina to the beach.


    Tuna Relay 200


    Teams for the Tuna Relay 200 begin departing early Friday morning from just outside of Raleigh, NC at Lake Benson Park in Garner. The race finishes on Saturday in Atlantic Beach, NC on the Crystal Coast, where teams typically begin arriving around noon.


    Tuna Relay 70


    The Tuna Relay 70 is a one-day relay beginning on Saturday in Trenton, NC. Runners will join the Tuna Relay 200 for the remaining 12 legs of the race through the outer banks of the Crystal Coast, from Emerald Isle to Atlantic Beach.


  • Dec 05

    Christmas in Downtown Morehead City 2020

    Start Date: 12/05/2020 | End Date: 12/12/2020
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    Mark your calendars for Christmas in Downtown! Saturday, December 5 is a full line-up of holiday events in downtown Morehead City, including:


    8:30-11:30 am – Breakfast with Santa, hosted by Floyds 1921 Restaurant and Catering

    1:00-5:00 pm – Chowder and Cheer (Ticketed event with downtown establishments. Participating businesses and ticket sale information coming soon)

    5:00-6:00 pm – Santa and Mrs. Claus with hot chocolate and Christmas music at Jaycee Park (807 Shepard Street)

    5:30 pm – Flotilla on the downtown MHC waterfront

    6:00 pm – Morehead City Community Tree Lighting at Katherine Davis Park (601 Arendell Street)


    On Saturday, December 12, the Town of Morehead City will host the annual Morehead Christmas Parade, beginning at 11:00 am.

  • Dec 05

    11th Annual Chowder & Cheer

    Start Date: 12/05/2020 | End Date: 12/05/2020
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    The 11th Annual Chowder and Cheer takes place with over 20 different restaurants participating from 1pm until 5pm. Guests are asked to vote for their favorite chowder, soup, chili or gumbo as they travel to each restaurant that’s participating. In addition to the downtown restaurants competing in Chowder and Cheer, restaurants that aren’t located within the downtown district will serve samples at participating shops and art galleries.

  • Dec 12

    Historic Beaufort Candlelight Homes Tour

    Location: Historic Beaufort
    Start Date: 12/12/2020 | End Date: 12/12/2020
    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 12

    Morehead City Christmas Parade

    Location: 1700 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557
    Start Date: 12/12/2020 | End Date: 12/12/2020
    Start Time: 11 am | End Time:

    Come join the fun! Parade starts at 11 a.m. along Arendell Street in downtown Morehead City. Parade begins at 1700 Arendell Street and ends at 8th and Arendell Streets. Floats, community groups, bands, entertainment and, of course, Santa and his sleigh will be featured.

  • Dec 12

    10th Annual Beaufort Holiday Artwalk

    Location: 130 Turner St, Beaufort, NC 28516
    Start Date: 12/12/2020 | End Date: 12/12/2020
    Start Time: 1:00 pm | End Time: 5:00 pm

    The Beaufort Art Walk celebrates the season for its tenth 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: 12/31/2020 | End Date: 12/31/2020
    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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