Events in Emerald Isle, NC

Emerald Isle, NC, offers all the sand and surf activities you would expect from a beautiful community on the ocean. There are also festivities, athletic events, and much more. Join the fun here or in nearby Atlantic Beach and Pine Knoll Shores.

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The Circle
111 Atlantic Blvd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
(252) 808-7485

January 1, 2018   A plunge into the icy Atlantic offers fun seekers a way to get a fresh — a real fresh — start to the new year. Preregistration begins July 1, 2016 or you can register on site at 10:30 AM on the day of the event. This year's event will benefit the Veteran...more about Penguin Plunge


Easter Egg Hunt Emerald Isle Events
Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

March 26, 2016  On the Saturday before Easter Sunday, the Beaufort Historic Site is the perfect setting for a traditional Easter egg hunt for the younger members of the family up to age 7. It's a BYOB event (bring-your-own basket, that is) heaped with small-town warmth and charm. The hunt begins...more about Easter Egg Hunt

Various locations

Sunday, April 16, 2017 The dawning of Easter morning is celebrated in services at several locations across the county, many on the waterfront or beach. The Carteret County News-Times lists service locations and times the week before Easter. ...more about Easter Sunrise Services

Western Ocean Regional Access
Emerald Isle, NC

March 25, 2017 Be a winner by joining Emerald Isle Half-Marathon or 5K with the multitude expected for this spring race. Organizers endorse a healthy, active lifestyle and are hosting this event to benefit the Emerald Isle bike path, which is enjoyed by runners, cyclists, children, and walkers all year round. There are...more about Emerald Isle Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

Emerald Plantation Shopping Center
8700 N.C. Hwy. 58
Emerald Isle, NC
(252) 354-6350

March 11 and March 12, 2016 On Friday the rides will operate from 5:00 PM to 10:00 and on Saturday the activities are from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Winter hibernation is halted by this March event, held on the Saturday prior to St. Patrick's Day at Emerald Plantation Shopping Center. A great...more about St. Patrick's Festival

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