Coastal NC Beach Events

Coastal NC Beach EventsCheck out these Coastal NC Beach Events! We hope that these events, festivals and attractions are of interest to you.

Coastal NC Beach events, festivals, attractions at Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach, Oak Island, Bald Head Island, Southport NC, Wilmington NC, Wrightsville Beach and other coastal towns of North Carolina.

Some of these include the Southport, NC 4th Of July Festival, The Cape Fear Blues Festival, The Bald Head Island Pirate Festival, Riverfest in Wilmington NC, The Annual Sunset at Sunset at Sunset Beach, NC, The North Carolina Oyster Festival held on Ocean Isle Beach, NC, The NC Festival By The Sea on Holden Beach and The Cucalorus Film Fest in Wilmington NC!

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Dec
14
Fri
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Seven Wonders @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: airlieinfo@nhcgov.com

 

Candy Cane Flashlight Hunt @ Bill Smith Park
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Candy Cane Flashlight Hunt

Don’t miss this great family holiday hunt on Friday, December 14th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Find candy canes and green & red eggs on the softball field at Bill Smith Park while enjoying hot chocolate and a visit with Santa.

For more information visit www.oakislandnc.com

 

Holidays Under the Laser Lights @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
15
Sat
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Seven Wonders @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: airlieinfo@nhcgov.com

 

Holidays Under the Laser Lights @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
16
Sun
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: airlieinfo@nhcgov.com

 

Dec
17
Mon
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: airlieinfo@nhcgov.com

 

Dec
18
Tue
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: airlieinfo@nhcgov.com

 

Dec
19
Wed
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Enchanted Airlie @ Airlie Gardens
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Guests will experience a 0.5m stroll through the Gardens, on a self-guided tour while feasting their eyes on a spectacular array of lights and holiday displays. Also in attendance, Santa Claus himself, and a few local food and beverage vendors with coffee, hot chocolate, popcorn, cookies and more! The year 2018 marks our 14th anniversary of Enchanted Airlie!

In 2018, Enchanted Airlie will be held on November 23rd & 24th, November 30th, and December 1st & 7th through the 22nd.

There are two run-times per evening, 5-7 pm and 7-9 pm. Tickets often sell out in advance!

To Purchase Tickets Click Here

Tickets must be pre-purchased. $30/Carload Pass – Ticket includes onsite parking and admission for all passengers in your vehicle.  All guests must arrive in the same vehicle(car, truck, SUV & Mini Vans ONLY)

Airlie Gardens is located at 300 Airlie Road Wilmington, NC 28403 Website: www.airliegardens.org

For more information call (910) 798-7700 or email: airlieinfo@nhcgov.com

 

Dec
20
Thu
Cape Fear Festival of Trees @ North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Fear Festival of Trees

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.

 

Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.

 

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website
Budding Scientist Discovery with Mom & Dad @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Astronaut @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Seven Wonders @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tales of the Maya Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm