Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 808-3301

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 This series of seven runs sponsored by the Carteret County Parks and Recreation Department begins in the spring. The 2017 race dates are Tuesday-May 16, Tuesday-May 30, Thursday-June 15, Thursday-June 29, Thursday-July 13, Thursday-July 27, and Tuesday-August 15. This family-friendly weekday series attracts local runners and walkers for...more about Beach Run Series

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

July 30 - 31, 2016 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...more about Buddy Pelletier Memorial Longboard Classic

Fort Macon State Park
Atlantic Beach, NC
(252) 354-5259

June 2 - August 4, 2017 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...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

Front Street Village
Beaufort, NC
(252) 222-6222

July 21-22, 2017 Carteret Community College Foundation invites all those who love to fish to the 8th 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’ Social,...more about Spanish Mackerel & Dolphin Fishing Tournament

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