Carolina Beach delivers summer fun all season long during the weekly Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast. Enjoy live music on the Boardwalk and end the night with a spectacular fireworks show on the shore beginning Friday, May 26, and then continuing every Thursday night throughout the summer. Gather the whole family and head to the Boardwalk to hear various live music with genres ranging from Motown to Americana, rock, country and more. Afterwards, head to the beach for a colorful fireworks show. Live music begins at 6:30 p.m. on the Gazebo Stage followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. Pack your own picnic and refreshments or purchase food from one of the many Boardwalk vendors. Light up your beach getaway with this free event that defines summer in Carolina Beach with live music, amusement rides, seaside fireworks and more.


Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau

Cape Fear Boulevard & Carolina Beach Avenue S.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Updated April 5, 2023