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, 2016   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 in November or you can register on site at 10:30 AM on the day of the event. The dash into the chilly waters starts at 1 PM. The...more about Penguin Plunge


NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28516
(252) 728-2265

TBA, 2017  The Eastern Carolina Artificial Reef Association (ECARA) will be holding its annual fundraising dinner. There will be exhibits, silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, entertainment, and shows by the aquarium staff. ECARA is a non-profit organization that seeks to raise money to promote the understanding of the economic and ecological...more about Eastern Carolina Artificial Reef Association Annual Fundraiser


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, March 27, 2016 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

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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