Outdoor Activities / Festivals
|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 Dec. 21, and features local farmers, produce, arts and crafts, music, and...
|Christmas by the Sea|
Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Christmas by the Sea at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk features festive fun, holiday lights, and more including Santa at the Welcome Center, a fire pit with storytelling, hot chocolate, caroling, holida...
Fri 12.13 - Sun 12.15
|Fantasy Christmas Show|
Kure Beach (K Avenue)
The Fantasy Christmas Show on K Avenue (next to the Kure Beach Fishing Pier) features costumed characters performing song and dance, favorite Christmas tunes sung by an all-local cast, and appearances...
Sat 12.14 - Sun 12.15
|FUNDRAISER: Holiday Pop-Up Artisan Market|
Handmade Wilmington presents a Holiday Pop-Up Artisan Market at The ArtWorks in downtown Wilmington, NC. Proceeds benefit Feast DownEast. HOURS Saturday: 9am to 4pm Sunday: 10am to 4pm &nb...
Sat 12.14 - Sun 12.15
|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...
|A Christmas Concert|
Odell Williamson Auditorium
The Brunswick Concert Band featuring the BLT Singers present A Christmas Concert at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College. Donations gratefully accepted.
|An 18th Century Christmas|
Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site
Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site presents An 18th Century Christmas, a chance for visitors to explore how the American colonists celebrated the holidays. The event features costumed in...
Mon 12.16 - Tue 12.17
|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 Reindeer Ga...
|NC Birding Trail Hike|
Halyburton Park in Wilmington, NC, presents a hike along The North Carolina Birding Trail beginning at Brunswick Town. The hike is approximately 2 miles, and transportation from the park is included. ...
|Chatham County Line: Electric Holiday Tour|
Brooklyn Arts Center
Chatham County Line: Electric Holiday Tour makes its annual festive romp through Brooklyn Art Center in downtown Wilmington, NC. The show features a full acoustic set performed by the band in the...