2017 Calendar of Events

spring

March: 

Emerald Isle St. Patrick’s Festival

Swansboro Rotary Oyster Roast

Bites and Blues

Restaurant Week

Emerald Isle Marathon

April:

Newport Pig Pickin’

Beaufort Wine & Food Festival

NC Seafood Festival Fun Fest

Beaufort Historical Site Easter Egg Hunt

Emerald Isle & Morehead City Egg Hunts

May: 

MCAS Cherry Point Air Show

Maritime Museum Wooden Boat Show

Beaufort Music Festival

Atlantic Beach Music Festival

Crystal Coast Boat Show

Weekend Summer Concert Series begins

Atlantic Beach Memorial Day

Fireworks Show at The Circle

Alive at 5 Outdoor Concerts begin

Crystal Kai SUP Cup

Emerald Isle Friday Free Flicks


fall

September:

Atlantic Beach Saltwater Classic

Walk to Defeat A.L.S.

Crystal Coast Grand Prix

Emerald Isle Day-4-Kids

Beaufort Brewin’ Craft Beer Festival

Fort Macon Reenactment

Flounder Surf Fishing Tournament

Coastal Cuisine and Craft Beer Festival

October:

N.C. Seafood Festival

Swansboro Mullet Festival

Emerald Isle Triathlon

Calcutta Wahoo Challenge

Carolina Kite Festival

War of 1812 Reenactment

Gordie McAdams Surf Fishing

N.C. Festival By The Sea

Town of Emerald Isle Trick-or-Treat

summer

June:

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

Beaufort Old Homes and Gardens Tour

Kayak for Warriors Race

Bogue Banks Kiteboarding Festival

Emerald Isle Friday Free Flicks

July: 

Fireworks on the Water

Buddy Pelletier Surf Contest

Barta Billfish Tournament

Ducks Unlimited Billfish Tournament

Emerald Isle Bike Ride

Shark Week at the Aquarium

Story Telling Festival

Emerald Isle Friday Free Flicks

August:

O.W.L.S. Sandcastle Contest

Beaufort Pirate Invasion

Rachel Carson Reserve Field Trips

Crystal Coast County Fair

Summer and Alive at 5 Concerts wrap up


winter

November:

Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament

11th Annual Antique-A-Thon

Emerald Isle Holiday Parade

Emerald Isle Tree Lighting & Flotilla

Shop, Savor and Sip Fashion Show

December:

Morehead City Christmas Festival

Crystal Coast Flotilla

Festival of Trees

Core Sound Decoy Festival

Historic Beaufort Candlelight Tour

January:

Penguin Plunge

New Years Crab Pot Drop

February: 

Carolina Chocolate Festival