Search entire site
Highlights you might like:
Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
Navigation - Things to Do Signature Attractions Arts & Entertainment Eat & Drink History & Heritage Kids & Family Outdoor Resorts & Spas Sports & GolfTrip IdeasCities & Regions Mountains Piedmont CoastEventsPlaces to StayTravel DealsVideos
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.
Filter events by date, category, region or keyword.
Please try to broaden your search criteria
Share this page:
See something wrong?
Tell us about it.
Morehead City area
Whether you seek something secluded, active or just plain unspoiled, there are a number of beaches waiting for you and your family at the Crystal…
Browse related places and events.
Jacksonville (15.12 mile)
The Annual Beirut Remembrance Ceremy will be observed at the Beirut Memorial on October 23 to honor of those that lost their lives by giving the ultimate sacrifice.
Newport (14.89 mile)
Come out to The Barnyard to experience a farm themed fall festival including a small pumpkin patch, the petting zoo, a mini hay ride, hay bale maze, scarecrow decorating, fall photo setup, and more!
Emerald Isle (11.89 mile)
Parade takes place at 3 pm on Hwy 58, Emerald Isle. Afterwards, the Christmas Tree Lighting at Merchant’s Park! Free refreshments & holiday caroling as Santa Claus visits with the children
See more upcoming events.
Cape Carteret (5.43 mile)
Michaelangelo's Pizza is your source for authentic New York Style pizza in Eastern NC. offering delicious pizza, subs, pastas, and appetizers in the area.
Nice family atmosphere serving breakfast and lunch
Located in Cape Carteret near the beautiful beaches of Emerald Isle, each steak is served with an endless salad bar, choice of sweet or regular baked potato, and texas toast.
See more places to eat.
Stella (0.60 mile)
Located on the Crystal Coast surrounded by the tranquil waters of White Oak River. offering guests peaceful surroundings and a perfect "base camp" for exploring the many attractions!
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Situated on a spectacular peninsula on Bogue Sound, the Harborlight Guest House offers luxury suites that take full advantage of surrounding views....
Hotels & Motels
The Parkerton Inn is near Emerald Isle ocean beaches, golf courses and restaurants. Groups are greeted with an arrival reception and enjoy a compli...
See more places to stay.
Write reviews of North Carolina hotels on
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Featured Travel Partner
Request your Travel Guide
Download or order FREE guides and maps
Subscribe to our E-Newsletters
Get the latest news, events and travel deals
Join us for travel tidbits, giveaways and more
Explore unique spots across North Carolina