Upcoming Events in Wilmington, NC

Upcoming Events in Wilmington, NC
The Wilmington Americana and Bluegrass Show
May 22, 2015
Step Right Up Productions presents The Wilmington Americana Bluegrass Show featuring The Carmonas, John Fonvielle, Big Al Hall and Stray Local. Join us on Friday, May 22, 2015 at the Brooklyn Arts Center for this Wilmington event. Tickets are $15 and the doors open at 7PM. Click here for additional information.

Orange Street ArtsFest
May 23 - 24, 2015
This celebrated street fair is held on Orange Street next to the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, with some exhibitors inside the building. The popular juried show is the largest arts festival in downtown Wilmington and will feature over 60 artists with $550.00 in prize money. The Orange Street ArtsFest is a family friendly event for visitors of all ages also featuring entertainment from Thalian Association and their Children’s Theater, old fashioned fair food and the signature cuisine of celebrity chef Keith Rhodes and the Catch Food Truck. Click here for additional information.

Carolina Beach Summer Movie Series - May Showings
May 24, 2015 - Planes Fire & Rescue
May 31, 2015 - Matilda
Carolina Beach Lake invites you to enjoy a FREE movie with your family every Sunday from May 24, 2015 to September 6, 2015. Concessions will be available on site or you can bring your own food and beverage. Bring your chairs and blankets and kick back for any evening of fun. Movies are subject to change. Click here for the full movie schedule.

Battleship North Carolina Memorial Day Observance
May 25, 2015 at 5:45PM
On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, at 5:45PM, people of all generations from across the State will gather together on the deck of the Battleship to pay their respects. An emotional ceremony, preceding and concluding with military musical arrangements provided by a military band, and a guest speaker reflecting on the past as well as where we are today. The Executive Director of the Battleship, Captain Terry A. Bragg and members of the USS NORTH CAROLINA Battleship Commission invite the public to this free event.

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Home Games
May 26, 28 & 30, 2015
June 1, 3, 5, 9, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25 & 26, 2015
July 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 14, 15, 17, 20, 23, 27, 29, 30 & 31, 2015
Wilmington’s 56 games will be played in just 68 days from late May to early August before the Petit Cup Playoffs begin on August 5th. During the 2015 season, the Sharks will host 27 contests, including seven “Thirsty Thursday” games, during which fans can spend an evening at the ballpark while enjoying $1.00 beers. Don't miss your chance to see the Wilmington Sharks Baseball team compete at home! Click here for additional information.

42nd Annual Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament
May 27 - 30, 2015
Registration for the Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament is Wednesday, May 27th from 3PM - 5PM at the Wrightsville Beach Marina. There will be a Captain's Party from 6PM - 10PM featuring an open bar, food and live music. Fishing Days are Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Enjoy a party under the gazebo at the Wrightsville Beach Marina on Thursday, May 28th. The Awards Ceremony will be Saturday, May 30th at 7PM featuring an open bar, food and live music. Click here for a full list of 2015 fishing tournaments.

Inshore Tournament Trail
May 29-30, 2015: Ocean Isle Inshore Challenge
June 19-20, 2015: Southport Inshore Challenge
July 17-18, 2015: Wrightsville Beach Inshore Challenge
August 21-22, 2015: Topsail Inshore Challenge
September 11-12, 2015: Carolina Beach Inshore Challenge
Welcome to the 2015 Fisherman’s Post Inshore Tournament Trail! Each event is a solid standalone tournament, but each one also allows participants to accumulate points towards our crowning of a pair of 2015 Inshore Champions at the culmination of our Carolina Beach event. Anglers can expect food, beverages, raffles, camaraderie, and more surrounding the Registration and Awards Ceremonies of each of the tournaments. Of course, the backbone of any tournament is the competition, and to that end, there will be over 20 ways to take home a check from the leaderboard of any of the event. 

Jeff Austin Band Featuring Danny Barnes, Ross Martin and Eric Thorin
June 3, 2015
Mandolinist Jeff Austin is unstoppable. He is celebrated for his fleet fingers and penchant for improvisation on stage, but those qualities also speak volumes about how he chooses to live. Austin has cultivated his natural musical abilities and allowed himself to be driven by his boldest instincts. In this way, he has been able to build positive, exciting momentum around his life’s greatest passion. Visit the Brooklyn Arts Center website for additional information.​

The Spring Flea at BAC
June 5 - 7, 2015
Renowned as the “ultimate vintage flea” and attended by more than 1,500 shoppers and dozens of vintage vendors from around the region, The Spring Flea is a three-day event that will again be the go-to shopping experience of the season—with a wide array of vintage, retro, and up cycled treasures—and tons of fun, with Wilmington’s finest food trucks feeding the crowds, a coffee shop in the courtyard, and the BAC cash bar serving liquid refreshments. Visit the Brooklyn Arts Center website for additional information.

Carolina Beach Music Festival
June 6, 2015
For one of the longest running beach music festivals in the United States, you'll want to attend the historic 30th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival held on the first Saturday in June each year in Carolina Beach. Enjoy a full day of live entertainment with the hottest beach music bands in the South. For over 29 years each June, thousands of Beach Music Fans head for Carolina Beach, for "Sun, Music & Beer." with a little "Shaggin" thrown in. For more information about the festival, call the Chamber at 910-458-8434.
Upcoming Events Wilmington NC - Upcoming Events in Wilmington, North Carolina include exciting festivals, concerts, museum displays, social gatherings, holiday festivities, and more. We want YOU to participate and share in the excitement! Take a glance at these upcoming events taking place in Wilmington North Carolina, and start planning your trip to this beautiful coastal city today! Enjoy comfortable Wilmington beach accommodations and take part in all of the wonderful events that Wilmington has to offer. 

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Featured Upcoming Wilmington NC Events:
Wilmington Sharks Baseball Home Games
May 26, 28 & 30, 2015
June 1, 3, 5, 9, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25 & 26, 2015
July 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 14, 15, 17, 20, 23, 27, 29, 30 & 31, 2015
Wilmington’s 56 games will be played in just 68 days from late May to early August before the Petit Cup Playoffs begin on August 5th. During the 2015 season, the Sharks will host 27 contests, including seven “Thirsty Thursday” games, during which fans can spend an evening at the ballpark while enjoying $1.00 beers. Don't miss your chance to see the Wilmington Sharks Baseball team compete at home! Click here for additional information.

The Spring Flea at BAC
June 5 - 7, 2015
Renowned as the “ultimate vintage flea” and attended by more than 1,500 shoppers and dozens of vintage vendors from around the region, The Spring Flea is a three-day event that will again be the go-to shopping experience of the season—with a wide array of vintage, retro, and up cycled treasures—and tons of fun, with Wilmington’s finest food trucks feeding the crowds, a coffee shop in the courtyard, and the BAC cash bar serving liquid refreshments. Visit the Brooklyn Arts Center website for additional information.
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