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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Step back in time to enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way. Take a ride on Scrooge’s Christmas Tour Trolley through historic Downtown Salisbury,…
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Carolina Beach (13.37 mile)
December 31 -
January 1, 2014
This free family-friendly event will feature a DJ and dancing, fireworks and a ball drop at midnight!
Wilmington (1.29 mile)
The Burgwin-Wright House and Bellamy Mansion Museum host a festive holiday evening filled with music, dancing, costumes, refreshments and more!
Wilmington (5.72 mile)
December 12 - 14 , December 18
(4) dates in all …
Stroll through the gardens, enjoy the beautiful holiday flowers, festive lights, live musical entertainment, and a display of a large garden model train running for your enjoyment!
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Wilmington (0.32 mile)
Off the beaten path, the Juggling Gypsy offers multinational delicacies, bellydancing, music, fire performers, and more. Serving beer & wine with a...
Wilmington (1.14 mile)
A retail store featuring specialty foods that focus on food gifts and food baskets. A wide selection of North Carolina specialty foods offered. A l...
Wilmington (1.34 mile)
Wilkommen! We have been in business for over 20 years and pride ourselves on offering the finest German cuisine in the Southeast. Owner’s Harvey Hu...
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Wilmington (0.77 mile)
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1917 Bluethenthal Mansion beautifully decorated with antiques and reproductions. A large side porch is available for rocking, relaxing and visiting...
Wilmington (0.83 mile)
Pamper yourself in this beautiful home in the heart of the mansion district of old Wilmington -- where history has been in the making since colonia...
Wilmington (0.91 mile)
Immaculately presented 5000-square-foot historic home offering 4 bedrooms and 2-½ baths just blocks from the Downtown Wilmington waterfront. The ho...
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