From Olympic-caliber softball and pro-am volleyball tournaments to IRONMAN North Carolina and seaside soccer tournaments, Wilmington and our Island Beaches have hosted many diverse events filled with good times and record-breaking participation. Our welcoming year-round weather, breathtaking beaches and bustling riverfront are fan favorites.
There’s something for every athlete and outdoor enthusiast here, and we’re always game with endless opportunities for all kinds of watersports activities. In addition to the variety of watersports, Wilmington’s venues and facilities are best suited for youth and amateur sporting events including soccer, softball, volleyball, rugby, baseball, basketball, pickleball, tennis, triathlons, marathons, gymnastics and cheerleading competitions.
View our Sports Planning Guide or request sports planning event information.