Beach Run Series Atlantic Beach Events
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 808-3301

June - August, 2018 This series of seven runs sponsored by the Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department begins in the spring. This family-friendly weekday series attracts local runners and walkers for evening runs. The 1-mile run/walk, 5K and 10K are on the beach and begin and end at the main beach...more about Beach Run Series

Spanish Mackerel and Dolphin Fishing Tournament Atlantic Beach Events
Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 222-6222

July 20 - 21, 2018 Carteret Community College Foundation invites all those who love to fish to the 11th Annual Spanish Mackerel & Dolphin Fishing Tournament – North Carolina’s Premier Family Fishing Tournament.  Held at The Boathouse at Front Street Village, in Beaufort, NC, this two-day event will be filled with a Captains’...more about Spanish Mackerel and Dolphin Fishing Tournament

Bogue Inlet Pier
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 723-1658

July 27-29, 2018 Held annually during the last full weekend in July, this event attracts amateur and professional surfers from the East Coast and various countries, including former and current East Coast, ESA and world champions. The entry fees are $25 for regular and $100 for pro-status. The contest is held by the...more about Buddy Pelletier Memorial Longboard Classic

2303 East Fort Macon Rd
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 726-3775

May-August, 2018 The Concert in the Park Series from May through August includes pop classics, orchestral band, Cajun, bluegrass and Civil war era music. This is one of the many outreach projects of the Friends of Fort Macon, and admission is free. Choose one concert or attend all of the outstanding performances....more about Concert Series at Fort Macon

Fort Macon State Park
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 726-3775

July 2017  This event features Civil War–period activities performed by members of the 1st N.C. Volunteers. Similar events take place in September. Talks on flags, uniforms, and Civil War dress are held, as well as musket firings and drills. Admission is free. ...more about Fort Macon Civil War Reenactment

Various locations
(252) 726-8148

July 4, 2017  Fourth of July fireworks and festivities take place throughout the Crystal Coast. Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Swansboro and Emerald Isle regularly have evening fireworks, and Beaufort has a great "small-town" morning parade that is followed by a community picnic on the courthouse lawn with free ice cream and...more about Independence Day Celebrations

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