Fall Flavors & More to Savor

From sporting events to foodie festivals, now is the perfect time for the adults to play while the kids are away at school. Catch up with friends on an island weekend getaway while enjoying seasonal events and live music at local restaurants or spend some time with your significant other on a romantic retreat to Wrightsville Beach.

Fall feasts and festivals are great ways to spend your island time at Wrightsville Beach. Enjoy the flavors of over 30 food, beer and wine vendors at Taste of Wrightsville Beach October 21. Celebrate hops and grains at the Lighthouse Beer & Wine Festival October 28 featuring over 100 craft breweries and wineries and stop by the shop on the island to supply your beverage needs. 

Cheer, paddle and reel at all of the seasonal competitions this fall. Watch swimmers dive into the Atlantic at the Pier-2-Pier Challenge September 16 and add running and biking to the mix at the YMCA Triathlon September 23. The Surf to Sound Challenge November 3-5 combines paddleboard races, classes, and celebrations packed into a fun family weekend.

Explore a new-to-you outdoor activity perfect for fall like fishing off Johnnie Mercer's Pier, enjoying a yoga excursion to Masonboro Island or soaking in a scenic view of the sunset while walking The Loop. Step back in time and let a guide take you on a walk through history on a Harbor Island Tour.

Book your fall escape to Wrightsville Beach now and enjoy a walkable island with fewer crowds, summer-like temperatures, special deals and plenty of seasonal activities to keep everyone entertained.