North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Atlantic Beach Events
1 Roosevelt Blvd.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512-0580
(252) 247-4003

Most anglers come to the Crystal Coast equipped with fishing skills and knowledge, but a growing number of people want to know more about fishing in area waters or want to improve their chances of hooking the big one. The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores conducts two fishing workshops:...more about North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

The Sands Villa Resort
1400 East Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 247-7011

October 28 - 29, 2017 This is a fun event for kite fliers and spectators alike. On this weekend, the sky fills with kite demonstrations and night kite flying. Most of the action takes place during the hours of 10 AM and 4 PM, with the night fly usually taking place at...more about Carolina Kite Fest

Morehead City, NC
(252) 222-6352

October 21, 2017 Carteret Sweep is an effort to clean trash from waterways, beaches, and roadsides.The annual event involves many volunteers as individuals and as groups, and their hard work pays off in the beautification of the area. Last year there were 1,055 volunteers cleaning 45 zones, filling 515 bags, and gathering 12,517 lbs....more about Carteret Sweep

1 Roosevelt Boulevard
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
(252) 247-4003

October 25, 2017,  9:00 AM to Noon Bring your preschoolers to this not-at-all-scary Halloween event at the North Carolina Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores. The youngsters will enjoy games, stories, crafts, costumed characters, and photo opportunities. Tickets for this event are $3 per participant in addition to the regular admission fee or membership....more about Preschool Pumpkin Patch Event at the NC Aquarium

1 Roosevelt Dr.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
(252) 247-4003

October 13-15, 2017 Experienced anglers share their techniques in the N.C. Aquarium's annual Surf Fishing Workshop every October. Topics and instruction include information on rods, reels, weights, line, tackle, bait, fish identification, catch and release, cast netting, reading the surf, locating fish from the beach and caring for the catch. The...more about Surf Fishing Workshop

Morehead City Country Club
Morehead City, NC
(252) 808-0440

Sunday, October 29, 2017 Swing your golf club and benefit the local community in this annual fundraising event. Dual tee times are at 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM for four-person teams. This is the first tournament on the newly renovated course at the club. The proceeds from this team event go to...more about Tee It Up for High School Golf Tournament

1 Roosevelt Dr.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC
(252) 247-4003

October 26 and 27, 2017 The NC Aquarium hosts a bewitching event of family-oriented Halloween fun Wednesday and Thursday with an aquatic twist. Children trick-or-treat at booths set up among the galleries and exhibits. The display of carved pumpkins are stunning, visitors of all ages enjoy "spooky" fun and games, and the...more about Trick or Treat Under the Sea

Circle Boardwalk
105 Atlantic Blvd.
Atlantic Beach, NC

October 20 - 21, 2017 Gather your friends and run for the beach! The Tuna Run 200 begins at Lake Benson Park in Garner, North Carolina, and finishes 200 miles later in Atlantic Beach. Each of the 100 teams made up of four to 12 people will split 36 legs of the...more about Tuna Run 200

to Atlantic Beach
Beaufort, NC
(252) 726-5083

October 7, 2017 You have two choices with the Twin Bridges Race: You either run the 8K or stay on the porch. Because there aren't any hills on the coast, the race directors throw in two high-rise bridges. Slated for the first Saturday in October, the race is the kickoff for...more about Twin Bridges 8K Road Race


the Circle
Atlantic Beach, NC

December 2017, 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Join the fun at the Smoke on the Water annual Atlantic Beach Bonfire. Bring your own blanket and chairs and enjoy the live music....more about Atlantic Beach Bonfire

From Dunes Club West to the Circle
Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC

December 2017 The Atlantic Beach Christmas Parade lights up the night with a show of Christmas spirit. The parade, which begins at  Dunes Club West, travels on Fort Macon Road to the Atlantic Beach Circle. Bring the whole family to watch the parade of decorated boats, floats, cars, and trucks. After the...more about Atlantic Beach Christmas Parade

Morehead City and Beaufort NC waterfronts
(252) 728-5806

December 2017 On the Crystal Coast, Santa arrives by boat. Evening parades of decorated and lighted boats bring him in to kick off the Christmas season celebration on the coast. During the first Saturday in December on both the Morehead City at 5:30 PM and the Beaufort waterfronts at 6:15 PM, families...more about Christmas Flotillas

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