A Twist on Holiday Traditions in Wilmington

There are plenty of twists on holiday traditions befitting a charming coastal destination like Wilmington and our island beaches. Get in the spirit this season with a magical getaway filled with holiday cruises and flotillas, bright lights, unique shops and a variety of ways to celebrate.

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Nation’s First USCT Park Opens in Wilmington

Wilmington’s Cameron Art Museum (CAM) is excited to open the nation’s first United States Colored Troops (USCT) Park, which serves as a place for the community to come together and reflect on the contributions of USCT Regiment soldiers and look forward to the future. The USCT Park honors the 1,600 United States Colored Troops who once fought on the grounds of the museum, and features Boundless , a life-size bronze statue featuring 11 USCT Soldiers by sculptor Stephen Hayes.

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Endless Entertainment Awaits in Wilmington

Wilmington is ready to rock with concerts, festivals and other events that have been a trademark of the destination for decades. With so many exciting and varied events to choose from, a getaway here will certainly prove to be much more than just a typical coastal vacation.

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No Planning Required Road Trip Ideas to Wilmington

There’s nothing better than a spur-of-the-moment trip. With so many things to do in Wilmington that don’t require advance tickets or reservations, this coastal paradise is the perfect destination for a no-planning-required getaway.

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7-Day Itinerary in Wilmington and Island Beaches

Located on the Cape Fear River with not one but three island beaches just a short drive away, Wilmington and Beaches offers endless adventures. To truly experience all four settings in one trip, you’ll want to check out our seven-day itinerary.

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Over the Top Excursions in Wilmington

When you get an itch to travel and experience somewhere and something new, put the passport away. You won’t need it because you will find memorable, one-of-a-kind adventures in Wilmington, N.C., and its island beaches.

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Discover Hot Concerts & Live Music in Wilmington

There’s no place better than Wilmington to get outdoors, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy live music this summer. Between the coastal flair courtesy of local musicians and the wide variety of national acts who take center stage, Wilmington’s music scene is buzzing with exciting performances.

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Get Immersed in Wilmington’s Arts & Culture Scene

Wilmington’s lively art scene beckons art-lovers of all ages, boasting numerous museums, local art galleries, a historic theater and a variety of musical experiences and special events. Peruse unique works from local artists, indulge in a performance from the symphony or catch a show.

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Top Five Kayak Spots in Wilmington

Beautiful views and good weather make Wilmington any kayaker’s dream. Although the riverfront destination is known for its city offerings, it also has a plethora of relaxing – or adventurous – ways to get outdoors and enjoy nature.

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