- Places to Stay
- Things to Do
Kick off the beach season at the Boardwalk Blast in nearby Carolina Beach, featuring weekly live music and fireworks by the sea. Jam out to the sounds of bluegrass and pop rock at the free Summer Lawn Concert Series at Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area or dance barefoot in the sand at the Carolina Beach Music Festival, the biggest beach music festival actually held on the beach in North Carolina. Head over to Ocean Front Park for the Boogie in the Park concert series featuring family friendly entertainment. Enjoy top-notch artists and their music, plus savory seafood dishes at the annual Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival. Island nightlife at local tiki bars offers a seasonal lineup of live entertainment.