Join us for Emerald Isle Flavor 2018, the premier NC Brew and Food Festival event on the Crystal Coast.
Sample a variety of craft beers including IPA, Pale Ales, Pilsners, Stouts, Lagers and more made by local North Carolina craft breweries or some of the great wine from local vineyards. And tempt your taste buds with delectable seafood dishes created by chefs from the finest Southern Outer Banks area restaurants.
Entertainment for the weekend includes performances from a variety of artists. So come relax and enjoy a fabulous oceanside weekend of food and fun in Emerald Isle!
Experience fundraising a different way in New Bern with live music, silent auctions and everyone dancing the night away in the heart of downtown.
Autumn Affair will have the popular band, Limited Engagement for you to dance the night away! You can also bid on dozens of items including overnight getaways, gift certificates, paintings, boat rides and so much more!
Autumn Affair brings our community together for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enable all young people, especially those that need us most, to reach their full potential as responsible, productive and caring citizens.
100% of proceeds go directly to New Bern and Havelock Clubs.
Mmm, mmm, mullet! Eat it fried, broiled, grilled, smoked, stewed and more! Here at the Annual Mullet Festival of Swansboro, you can get mullet any way you like it.
The Swansboro Mullet Festival kicks off on Saturday in Swansboro with a parade down Highway 24. This family-friendly festival also features a street carnival, arts & crafts, games, music and more. The kiddos will love the children’s area that includes games, a climbing wall, inflatables and the always popular “Mullet Toss!”
Come out to the Carolina Kite Festival in Atlantic Beach where you’ll experience two days of high-flying fun! See more than 100 kites soaring through the air, watch kite-flying demonstrations and take beautiful pictures of the kites dotting the sky. Kids’ activities include candy drops and kite building.
Carolina Kite Festival Schedule:
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Night Fly will be held on Saturday evening at 6:00 pm
Carolina Kite Festival Admission: Admission is FREE
Carolina Kite Festival Location: The event is hosted by Kites Unlimited & BirdStuff, etc. and takes place at:
Sands Villa Resort
1400 E Ft. Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC
Carolina Kite Festival Contact Information: Website: birdsandkites.com
Phone: (252) 247-7011
Make plans to visit Emerald Isle this September for the Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival and enjoy a day filled with great music, food and fun!
Food trucks and vendors will be set up in the parking area of the Western Ocean Regional Access, so grab some lunch, snacks, and/or dinner at the festival. And make sure to purchase your very own Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival t-shirt at the gazebo.
The Beach Music Festival was an area favorite nearly twenty years ago and is returning for music lovers throughout the Crystal Coast.
Music Festival Admission:
Admission is FREE
Music Festival Hours:
Start time: 11:00 am
End time: 5:30 pm
Music Festival Location:
Parking will be permitted along the grassy NC 58 right of way. Only handicapped parking will be available at the Western Ocean Regional Access.
The North Carolina Seafood Festival was selected as one of the Top 20 Festivals & Events in the Southeast!
This FREE festival is one of the area’s most popular, drawing in more than 200,000 people to Morehead City. For more than 25 years, the festival has provided residents and visitors alike with world-class entertainment, family fun, and most importantly, the best seafood you’ve ever tasted.
Food lovers have the chance to sample just about every piece of seafood imaginable or learn how to prepare their own with chef cooking demonstrations.
The NC Seafood Festival also features amusement rides, music concert, road race, pier fishing tournament, sailing regatta and the annual Southern Outer Banks Boat Show.