Outdoor Activities / Festivals
|Garden Party at Greenfield Lake|
Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
The Garden Party at Greenfield Lake is an official opening event of Wilmington Riverfest and takes place at the Dr. Heber W. Johnson Rotary Garden adjacent to the amphitheater. Admission fee includes ...
Thu 10.02 - Sat 10.04
|U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament|
The U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament at the Southport Marina is the Granddad of king mackerel fishing tournaments, and features more than $100,000 in prizes, entertainment, food, and more. Fee charg...
|Carolina Beach Farmers' Market|
Carolina Beach Farmers' Market
FINAL DAY OF THE SEASON! SEE YOU NEXT SPRING! The Carolina Beach Farmers' Market at Carolina Beach Lake Park convenes Saturdays, and features locally grown fruits and vegetables, dairy products, wine,...
|Riverfront Farmers' Market|
Riverfront Farmers' Market
The Riverfront Farmers' Market in downtown Wilmington, NC, convenes along the banks of the Cape Fear River each Saturday through Nov. 22, and features local farmers, produce, arts and crafts, music, a...
|21st Annual Bark in the Park|
Wrightsville Beach Park
The 21st Annual Bark in the Park Skyhoundz Hyperflite Canine Disc Championships at Wrightsville Beach Park features daring dogs and crafty canines soaring into the air to snare Frisbees in their jaws....
|SE 360 Music Festival|
Hampton Inn Wilmington-Medical Park
SE 360 Music Festival at the Hampton Inn Wilmington-Medical Park features a variety of genres including hip-hop, R&B, and rock based in the South Eastern Region of North Carolina. Artists include ...
Fri 10.03 - Sun 10.05
|Art in the Arboretum|
New Hanover County Arboretum
Art in the Arboretum at the New Hanover County Arboretum brings together art and nature lovers for the Arboretum’s 25th Anniversary Year. The event showcases handcrafted jewelry, glass, textiles...
|Grooves in the Grove Concert|
Poplar Grove Plantation
Grooves in the Grove is a fall concert series at Poplar Grove Plantation in Wilmington, NC. This evening's performance features the jazz stylings of the Doug Irving Quartet. Coolers welcome. Catch Foo...
|Poplar Grove Farmers' Market|
Poplar Grove Farmers' Market
The Poplar Grove Farmers' Market in Wilmington, NC, meets Wednesdays through Nov. 26, and features fresh local fruits and veggies, dairy products, meats and seafood, baked goods, and sweets, plus arts...
|Black River Nature Cruise|
Black River Nature Cruises
The Black River Nature Cruise is a 4-hour getaway narrated by coastal ecologist and author Andy Woods. Refreshments provided. Purchase tickets in advance. Boarding is at the Battleship North Carolina ...