Know Before You Go: Many events have been cancelled or postponed. Visitors are advised to check event websites or social media pages and contact event organizers directly for future event status.

Let The Water Guide You
to Wilmington NC Events and Festivals

Immerse yourself in the dynamic music, art, and entertainment scenes that make Wilmington one of America's most vibrant riverfront cities. 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 & Jazz Festival. Breathe in the sweet smell of blossoms during our world-famous North Carolina Azalea Festival. Gather friends to enjoy drinks and good times during the Wilmington Wine and Food Festival. Fly a kite with the whole family at the Cape Fear Kite Festival. Or celebrate the holidays coastal-style at holiday flotillas and an island of lights festival.

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