Date: Happening All Summer Long!
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Join us every Friday at 5 pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day for a cool treat by the pool (weather permitting).
Care Camp donations are appreciated so that we can help send children with cancer to summer camp.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Location: 275 Waynick Blvd Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Description: Coastal Urge's Annual Cold Stroke Classic will be held on the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway off Wrightsville Beach. With 2 divisions, paddlers can opt to do the 3.5 mile Recreational course or the 7 mile Elite course. Throughout the day there will be an exhibitor's expo open to the public with free demos. Cash prizes will be spread across the top finishers in each division. See website for further details. *Please note- All racers are required to have a USCG approved PFD*
Event Time: Saturday Events Begin : 9:30 am
January 20 - 21 2019
Parade is on the 21st and starts at 3rd and Hanover Streets
Martin Luther King Jr. Day has special resonance to Wilmingtonians because (among other reasons) Dr. King was scheduled to travel to Wilmington for a speaking engagement on the day he was assassinated. Wilmington honors his memory with a week of events dedicated to him and his work ending with Monday's commemorative parade. Additional programs include assorted venues with food, entertainment, a gospel concert and speeches - to view a full list of events please see the website below.
Admission Fee/Ticket Price
Parade is Free : Full list of programs and admissions are available for viewing on the website below.
For More Information Call: 910-763-4138
Enjoy three huge model lay outs, how to scenery skills clinic and lay out ideas and much more plus the " Sunny" train ride for children ( additional fee). Please visit web site for more details.
Children 12 and under free
Sip, Nibble, Sigh. Pick your pleasure as participating regional vintners and chocolatiers offer their best for sampling and sale! Indulge yourself in the delicious abundance of hors d'oevres and relax to live music or repair to the Beer, Cigar and Comedy lounge.
For More Information
(910) 742-0120 or (910) 512-9948
February 7- 10, 2019
This annual weekend event is for beach music lovers along the East Coast to come and enjoy the sights and sounds of shagging at Wrightsville Beach. All events held at the Holiday Inn Resort.
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Art for All, a unique and creative art show! This is downtown's cutting edge art show at the Brooklyn Arts Center.
Admission is $5 and is good for both days. Children 12 and under are free.
All art is priced at $500 or below!!!
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Noon - 5:00 pm
Enjoy the Annual Polar Plunge along with the 5K Run-N-Plunge at Kure Beach! With the annual 5K Run-N-Plunge, shivering plungers brave cold conditions and dive into the chilly Atlantic Ocean after completing a 5K winding through the beach. Contestants are encouraged to dress up and find their inner superhero! There will be an auction, a costume contest, food and of course the plunge. Contestants can opt for the 5K Run-N-Plunge, a 1-mile fun walk or just the plunge but no matter what you choose to participate in, the day is sure to leave you smiling!
Please join the celebration of the Anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, the first Patriot victory prior the Declaration of Independence, Halifax Accord and war for Independence, . Activities will include musket and cannon demonstrations throughout both days, as well as demonstrations of colonial trades such as blacksmithing, candle dipping, spinning, cooking, gardening, powder horn making, colonial toys and games, live music, and much more. Please check website and Social Media for latest updates.
February 23, 2019 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tickets available online only - etix.com
This self-guided tasting tour of downtown Wilmington's finest popular restaurants and drinking establishments is a blast! Discover new and different beers and wines available at these local spots while you also discover your new favorite downtown hangout, bar, or restaurant. This event always sells out as tickets are limited, so please don't hesitate to purchase your tickets in advance. Must be 21 and have ID.
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Experience marathon madness at the beach with the Annual Wrightsville Beach Marathon, a winner of the Southeast Tourism Top 20 events! This exciting event draws a variety of runners from all over the country to compete and has the added bonus of being a Boston Marathon qualifying event and an USATF certified qualifier. The new course for the full marathon starts at the beach and runs through Landfall and finishes at the UNCW Campus. Half Marathon and Relay events available as well. Make plans now to participate in or watch the "madness".
St. Patrick's Day has become one of the most popular cultural events in the United States. Come join the music, dancing and fun at the Riverfront Park in beautiful downtown Wilmington. The parade will begin at 11:00 am. Festival from Noon until 6:00pm.
Celebrate the Cape Fear's thriving craft beer culture with ten-days showcasing the area's breweries, bottle shops, restaurants, and craft-centric businesses. The Cape Fear Craft Beer Week features events that not only highlight beer brewed in the Cape Fear Region, but invite participants to explore venues where craft beer is served in comfortable environments, with friendly conversation, and delicious cuisine around Wilmington. The Ultimate Brewing Championship Kick-Off event pits brewer against brewer with a blind tasting of the results of a challenge to brew something made with a North Carolina ingredient that is not traditionally usually used to make beer.
America's One Tree Hill convention, EyeCon Returns to Tree Hill at the Hotel Ballast in beautiful downtown Wilmington. The 10th and final reunion with the celebrities of the hit TV series that was filmed in beautiful Wilmington, NC. This entertaining weekend will feature games, panels, Celebrity Q&As, photo-ops, celebrity autograph sessions, One Tree Hill themed parties, and even private meet and greets with the stars of the show. Please check their Website for more information on admission pricing and schedules.
Get ready for the annual fat tire bike race on beautiful Wrightsville Beach! The US Open Fat Tire Cross Beach Championship will consist of a large lap which will take racers from the thick sand to the hard packed sand along the water's edge. There are three Categories: The Fat (12+ miles), The Really Fat (18+ miles), and the Super Fat (24+ miles). While all bikes are allowed to race, bikes with tires over 4” wide are recommended. Please check their Website for the latest Race Weekend Agenda.