Outdoor Activities / Festivals
|Movie at the Lake: Racing Stripes|
Carolina Beach Lake Park
Carolina Beach Lake Park hosts Movies at the Lake each Sunday evening through Sept. 1. Guests are welcome to bring chairs, food and drinks, and the venue offers popcorn, candy, soft drinks, cotton can...
|Summer Music Series: Overtyme|
The Summer Music Series at Bluewater Grill in Wrightsville Beach, NC, features the classic rock and beach music of Overtyme. HOURS: 4-8.
|Live Music: Da Howlies|
Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar
Da Howlies bring their bluegrass, Hawaiian and lounge act to the outdoor Tiki Bar at the Ocean Grill in Carolina Beach NC. HOURS: 6-8pm.
|Boogie in the Park|
Ocean Front Park
Boogie in the Park takes place Sundays in the summer at Ocean Front Park in Kure Beach, NC. This week's entertainment features the back-to-the-basics country music of Chillin Dixie. HOURS: 4-7pm....
|Historic Downtown Marketplace|
Historic Downtown Marketplace
The Historic Downtown Marketplace meets at Riverfront Park and features some of the finest arts and crafts vendors in the Cape Fear area, plus entertainment on a rotating basis. HOURS: 11am to 4pm.&nb...
|Cruise to Southport|
Wilmington Water Tours
Wilmington Water Tours presents a special Cruise to Southport featuring a narration of historical facts of the mighty Cape Fear River, pirates, blockade runners and the importance of river to this are...
|Live Music: Susan Savia|
Local songbird Susan Savia stops by the back deck of Wilmington Wine for a few sets of acoustic hits. HOURS: 3-5pm.
|Wrightsville Beach Farmers' Market|
Wrightsville Beach Farmers' Market
The Wrightsville Beach Farmers' Market meets Mondays through Sept. 2 and features vendors offering fresh and local produce, plus flowers, crafts, bread and other baked items, herbs, dairy products, me...
|Boardwalk Blast Family Night|
Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Boardwalk Blast Family Night occurs Tuesday nights in Carolina Beach, NC (Cape Fear Blvd. and Canal Drive), and features karaoke, bouncy fun, line dancing, face painting, and more.
|Open Air Market|
Ocean Front Park
Kure Beach hosts an Open Air Market at the new Ocean Front Park on Tuesday mornings through August 27. The market features original, hand-crafted works of art, plus prints and photography. HOURS: 8am ...