Outdoor Activities / Festivals
Fri 12.06 - Sun 12.08
|Cape Fear Festival of Trees|
Cameron Art Museum
The Cape Fear Festival of Trees at Cameron Art Museum offers visitors a chance to experience a winter wonderland of holiday trees sponsored and decorated by local businesses and organizations, plus en...
Sat 12.07 - Sun 12.08
|Holiday Train Expo|
Salt Shaker Bookstore & Cafe
The Cape Fear Model Railroad Society presents its annual Holiday Train Expo, which sets up at the former Salt Shaker Bookstore in Wilmington, NC, and features an amazing display of toy trains making t...
Sat 12.07 - Sun 12.08
|FUNDRAISER: Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour|
Latimer House Museum
The annual Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour is presented by the Historical Society of the Lower Cape Fear, and is a chance to view the insides of 13 historic homes decorated for the holidays. Procee...
Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods presents a wintry Wilmington Wonderland featuring hot chocolate and popcorn to enjoy alongside friends from the North Pole. Photos for $5 benefit Feed4More & NourishNC. Inside, vote fo...
|Christmas Open House|
Poplar Grove Plantation
The annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Sale and Open House at Poplar Grove Plantation in Wilmington, NC, features a back lawn showcase of local and one-of-a-kind gifts; craft demonstrations including ...
|11th Annual Holiday Parade|
Downtown Wilmington (North Front and Walnut)
The 11th Annual Holiday Parade in historic downtown Wilmington, NC, begins at North Front and Walnut streets and travels south on Front Street to Orange Street, then back north on Water Street. T...
|3rd Aniwave Japanese Culture Festival|
Wilmington Convention Center
The 3rd Aniwave Japanese Culture Festival at the Convention Center in downtown Wilmington, NC, features Animation, Cosplaying, Video Games, Comic Book Industries, and includes workshops, demonstration...
Mon 12.09 - Tue 12.10
|Li'l Explorers Nature Program|
Designed for kids ages 2 to 5, the Li'l Explorers Nature Program at Halyburton Park in Wilmington, NC, features stories, songs, hands-on activities, hikes, and crafts. This week's theme is Animal Armo...
|Junior Naturalist Program|
The Junior Naturalist Program at Halyburton Park in Wilmington NC is a series designed for ages 6 to 11, and provides kids with a chance to learn about plants and animals living in the park throu...
Thu 12.12 - Sat 12.14
Airlie Gardens in Wilmington, NC, presents Enchanted Airlie, an opportunity for families to share in the joy of the season with a self-guided, half-mile stroll through the gardens featuring an array o...