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Let The Water Guide You To Annual Festivals And Events

Immerse yourself in dynamic cultural, musical, entertainment, and artistic scenes that make Wilmington, N.C., one of America's most creative destinations.

Below is a sampling of the types of events. Enjoy original events year-round and use the search box below to find a complete list.

Indulge in three days of food and fun during Riverfest. Catch an outdoor concert during one of the city's many music festivals, such as the popular Carolina Beach Music Festival and the Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival. Enjoy drinks, good times and spirits in the form of ghosts and ghouls during a haunted pub crawl. Sample cinematic work - from thought-provoking to hilarious - of up-and-coming directors during the Cucalorus Film Festival. Breathe in the sweet smell of blossoms during our world-famous NC Azalea Festival.

Recharge your heart and soul - and surround yourself with friends and family - during Wilmington and our island beaches' jam-packed calendar of events.


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