Week of October 30, 2023 - November 5, 2023

Veterans Day Parade

  • Saturday, November 4th 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Morehead City

The annual Veterans Day Parade in Morehead City is a time-honored tradition that honors the servicemen and women who have served their country. Located in the heart of the downtown area, and free and open to the public, this annual celebration is an event that visitors and locals alike won’t soon forget.

Week of November 6, 2023 - November 12, 2023

Emerald Isle Car Show

  • Saturday, November 11th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Emerald Isle

Take a break from the beach and head over to this unique event that is held just a few steps off the sand, but which features a lively and unique atmosphere that car lovers everywhere will adore. The Emerald Isle Car Show is a fun and family-friendly opportunity for Crystal Coast visitors to see decades of unique automobiles, and for car fans to show off their most amazing and favorite rides.

Week of November 27, 2023 - December 3, 2023

Core Sound Decoy Festival

  • Friday, December 1st - Saturday, December 2nd
Harkers Island

The small community of Harkers Island comes to life at this annual event that puts this community’s rich heritage and history in the spotlight. The annual Core Sound Decoy Festival, which is held the first full weekend in December, is a unique celebration that combines exhibits, demonstrations, vendors, food, and much more, to the delight of local visitors and residents alike.

Core Sound Waterfowl Weekend

  • Friday, December 1st - Saturday, December 2nd
Harkers Island

The Crystal Coast is renowned as a popular destination for seasonal visitors of all varieties, and that includes the thousands of waterfowl that flock to this region every year. This unique distinction is celebrated annually at the Core Sound Waterfowl Weekend, which is a fantastic opportunity for visitors to learn more about this stunning landscape, and the many feathered visitors who call it home for the winter season.

Week of December 4, 2023 - December 10, 2023

Christmas Candlelight Tour

  • Saturday, December 9th 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Celebrating its 16th year in 2023, the Christmas Candlelight Tour is a celebration of Beaufort’s centuries of history and community spirit, and will be a festive event for locals and visitors alike. Hosted by the Beaufort Historical Association, the Christmas Candlelight Tour provides a rare look into some of Beaufort’s most prestigious and history-rich homes, businesses, and landmarks, and is a fun way to discover more about this popular vacation destination while enjoying the spirit of the season.

Week of May 6, 2024 - May 12, 2024

Annual Wooden Boat Show

  • Saturday, May 11th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The annual Wooden Boat Show is a tradition in the town of Beaufort, and its 48th celebration in 2024 promises to be bigger and more engaging than ever before. With a long roster of activities that are slated for the weekend-long event, visitors will be treated to a wealth of activities, displays, exhibits, and interactive ways to join in the fun.

J R Dunn Jewelers
Lookout Cruises