Upcoming Events in Wilmington, NC

Upcoming Events in Wilmington, NC
Boogie in the Park
May - October 2019 | First & Third Sunday of the Month
FREE concerts in the park on the first and third Sunday of every month from May - October. Bring your beach chair or blanket and enjoy free, live music by the sea! You will not want to miss this family-friendly entertainment at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park. Click here for additional information and show lineup.
Upcoming Events Wilmington NC - Upcoming Events in Wilmington, North Carolina include exciting festivals, concerts, museum displays, social gatherings, holiday festivities, and more. We want YOU to participate and share in the excitement! Take a glance at these upcoming events taking place in Wilmington North Carolina, and start planning your trip to this beautiful coastal city today! Enjoy comfortable Wilmington beach accommodations and take part in all of the wonderful events that Wilmington has to offer. 

Upcoming Events in Wilmington NC - Whether you are searching for delicious dining, family fun things to do, outdoor adventures, beautiful scenery, or indoor activities, Wilmington is the place to be! Enjoy fantastic upcoming local events and activities all year long. 

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Battleship Alive - USS North Carolina
December 7, 2019 
Watch and interact with World War II living history interpreters as they bring the Ship to life by re-enacting daily duties and drills. A great event for all ages. Bring your questions and cameras! This event is free with Battleship admission. Click here for additional information.
Battleship 101 - USS North Carolina
October 12, 2019
Friendly, knowledgeable volunteers stationed throughout the ship engage visitors in specific subjects and areas including gunnery, radar, sick bay, galley, engineering, and daily shipboard life. Try on helmets, raise signal flags, “text” using semaphore flags, tap out your name using Morse code, type on vintage typewriters and more! A great event for all ages. Bring your questions and cameras! Click here for additional information.

Airlie Oyster Roast
October 18, 2019
The Oyster Roast is a tradition rooted in Airlie’s history. Beginning in 1905, extravagant oyster roasts were hosted on the property. Revived in 2000, this annual tradition has become the most important fundraising event for the Airlie Gardens Foundation. Proceeds support Airlie’s Environmental Education Programs, which provide hands-on environmental education for thousands of schoolchildren and garden guests each year. Click here to purchase your tickets!

IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina
October 19, 2019
IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina is a popular race with a fast and flat course that takes in US Naval History and the coastal beauty of southeastern North Carolina. The ROKA swim course is staged at Wrightsville Beach and takes place in a channel that is connected to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway—it's a salt water swim, but not in the ocean. The bike course takes riders from beautiful Wrightsville Beach through historical Wilmington. The run course provides athletes a scenic tour of historic downtown Wilmington. Click here for additional information.

Trick or Treat Under the Sea
October 24-26, 2019
Enjoy safe and exciting Halloween fun at “Trick or Treat Under the Sea.” Pirate skeletons, caped superheroes, fairy princesses and many more haunt the wild attraction for three nights of ghoulish good times. Games, "No Sleeves Magic" shows, live animal encounters and spooky divers cause thrills and chills. Trick-or-treaters receive a bounty of treats from local merchants and organizations costumed for the event. Click here for additional information.

Beer & Wine Festival in Wilmington NC
October 26, 2019
The largest Beer and Wine event in the southeast! One glass, unlimited samples, hundreds of different beers & wines. Lighthouse Beer and Wine puts on this fantastic event once a year, always in the wonderful month of October. Get your tickets because it’s definitely the place to be in Wilmington on October 26, 2019. Click here for additional information.

Batty Battleship’s Halloween Bash
October 29, 2019
Batty Battleship, brother Buggy and their friends return to the Battleship for a spooktacular time. Bring your little ghouls and goblins for trick-or-treating, games and fun for kids of all ages. Batty Battleship is perfect for the little ones and families! Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. Bring your camera! Click here for additional information.

Surf to Sound to Suds
November 1-3, 2019
The Surf to Sound is an entire weekend of fun for the whole family in Wrightsville Beach, NC. The weekend is full of clinics, races, live music, beer tasting, and fun by all! The race is organized by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club. Click here for additional information for this family friendly weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Cape Fear Fair
November 1 - 10, 2019
County fairs have been bringing friends together to celebrate the end of summer and to start new dreams of the future for over a century now. Just mentioning a county fair can bring to mind images of livestock, crafts, sticky cotton candy, balloons, clowns, laughter of young and old alike, while in the distance the sounds of the midway calls. Buy or win your tickets and join us for some fun at the fair! Click here for additional information.


​IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina
October 19, 2019
IRONMAN 70.3 North Carolina is a popular race with a fast and flat course that takes in US Naval History and the coastal beauty of southeastern North Carolina. The ROKA swim course is staged at Wrightsville Beach and takes place in a channel that is connected to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway—it's a salt water swim, but not in the ocean. The bike course takes riders from beautiful Wrightsville Beach through historical Wilmington. The run course provides athletes a scenic tour of historic downtown Wilmington. Click here for additional information.

Surf to Sound to Suds
November 1-3, 2019
The Surf to Sound is an entire weekend of fun for the whole family in Wrightsville Beach, NC. The weekend is full of clinics, races, live music, beer tasting, and fun by all! The race is organized by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club. Click here for additional information for this family friendly weekend in Wilmington, North Carolina.