Monthly Event Calendar

Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Upcoming Events

This calendar is updated weekly with new events, date changes and links where you can learn more! Something is always happening here on our island, so make sure you make the most of your trip!

2023 events

JANUARY

1/26 - 1/29: East Coast Shag Classic - Courtyard Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront - Learn More 

FEBRUARY

2/6 - 2/7: Boards Across CB: Board Walk - Courtyard Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront - 2pm to 8pm - Purchase Tickets Here
2/11:
Battle of Sugar Loaf Line Tour - Joseph Ryder Lewis Jr. Park
2/18:
 Special Olympics Polar Plunge - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park and Pavilion - Learn More
2/25: Battle at the Beach PRO/AM Disc Golf - Joe Eakes Park - Register Here

MARCH

3/11: Steve Haydu St. Patrick's Lo Tide Run 5K/10K - Carolina Beach - Learn More
3/18: Solstice Healing Arts & Music Festival - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 10AM to 4PM - Learn More
3/25:
Mac and Cheese Festival - Good Hops Brewing - 1PM to 3PM - Learn More
3/25:
Spring Festival - Fort Fisher State Recreation Area - 11AM to 3PM - Event Page and Info
3/31:
Seawitch Café & Tiki Bar Outdoor Music Concert - 227 Carolina Beach Ave North, Carolina Beach - Learn More

APRIL

4/1: Cape Fear Craft & Cuisine - North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher - Learn More
4/1: Seawitch Café & Tiki Bar Outdoor Music Concert - 227 Carolina Beach Ave North, Carolina Beach - Learn More
4/15 - 4/16: Pleasure Island Spring Surf Fishing Challenge - Learn More & Register
4/21: Star Party, Celebrating the Night Sky - Carolina Beach State Park - Learn More
4/22: Seawitch Café & Tiki Bar Outdoor Music Concert - 227 Carolina Beach Ave North, Carolina Beach - Learn More
4/23: 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run: Race for the Planet - North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher - Learn More & Register

MAY


5/5 - 5/6:
Island Arts Festival - Carolina Beach Lake Park - Learn More
5/7: Boogie in the Park Concert Series - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 5PM to 7 PM
5/12: 
Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman Fishing Tournament - Kure Beach Fishing Pier - Learn More
5/18 - 5/20: Pleasure Island Jeep Jam - Learn More
5/20 - 5/21: Carolina Sand Blast Beach Soccer Tournament - Fort Fisher State Recreation Area - Learn More
5/20 - 5/21: USA Beach Wrestling Nationals - Carolina Beach - Learn More
5/20: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM - Learn More
5/21: Boogie in the Park Concert Series - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 5PM to 7 PM
5/26: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
5/28: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
5/27: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
5/30: Historic Boardwalk Tours - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Every Tuesday through August 29th - Learn More

JUNE

6/1: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
6/3: Carolina Beach Music Festival - Carolina Beach Boardwalk Area - Learn More
6/3: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
6/4: Boogie in the Park Concert Series - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 5PM to 7 PM
6/4: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
6/8: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
6/10: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
6/11: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
6/15: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
6/16: Seawitch Café & Tiki Bar Outdoor Music Concert - 227 Carolina Beach Ave North, Carolina Beach - Learn More
6/17: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
6/18: Boogie in the Park Concert Series - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 5PM to 7 PM
6/18: Battle at the Beach PRO/AM Disc Golf - Joe Eakes Park - Register Here
6/18: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
6/22: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
6/24: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
6/25: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
6/30: Independence Day Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk 

JULY

7/1: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
7/2: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
7/6: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
7/8: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
7/7 - 7/9:
 East Coast "Got-Em-On" King Mackerel Classic - Learn More & Register
7/9: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
7/13: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
7/14: Free Summer Concert Series - Fort Fisher Recreation Area - 6:30PM
7/15: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
7/16: Boogie in the Park Concert Series - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 5PM to 7 PM
7/16: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
7/20: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
7/22: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
7/23: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
7/27: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
7/28: Free Summer Concert Series - Fort Fisher Recreation Area - 6:30PM
7/28: Seawitch Café & Tiki Bar Outdoor Music Concert - 227 Carolina Beach Ave North, Carolina Beach - Learn More
7/29: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
7/30: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule

 

AUGUST

8/3: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
8/5: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
8/6: Boogie in the Park Concert Series - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 5PM to 7 PM
8/6: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
8/10: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
8/11: Free Summer Concert Series - Fort Fisher Recreation Area - 6:30PM
8/12: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
8/13: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
8/17: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
8/19: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
8/19: Boogie in the Park Concert Series - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 5PM to 7 PM
8/20: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
8/24: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
8/25: Free Summer Concert Series - Fort Fisher Recreation Area - 6:30PM
8/26: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
8/27: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule

 

SEPTEMBER

9/1: Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast - Carolina Beach Boardwalk - Music at 6:30PM, Fireworks at 9PM
9/2: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
9/3: Free Summer Movies at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 2023 Movie Schedule
9/8: Free Summer Concert Series - Fort Fisher Recreation Area - 6:30PM
9/8 - 9/9: Carolina Beach Inshore Challenge - Carolina Beach Inlet - Learn More & Register
9/9: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
9/16: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
9/22: Free Summer Concert Series - Fort Fisher Recreation Area - 6:30PM
9/23: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM
9/22 - 9/23: Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta - Carolina Beach Marina - Learn More
9/30: Carolina Beach Farmers Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 8AM to 1PM

OCTOBER

10/6: Farewell Summer Jazz Funeral - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 7PM to 9PPM
10/7:
Pets in the Park - Carolina Beach Lake Park
10/7 - 10/8: King of the Island PRO/AM Tournament - Trinity Disc Golf Course - Register Here
10/21 - 10/22: Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge - Learn More & Register
10/28: Halloween Story Time by the Sea - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 10AM to 11:30AM
10/28: SPOOKtacular Halloween Bash - Seawitch Café & Tiki Bar

 

 

NOVEMBER

11/3 - 11/5: Cape Fear Kite Festival - Fort Fisher State Recreation Area - 10AM to 4PM
11/18: Kure Beach Holiday Market - Kure Beach Oceanfront Park & Pavilion - 9AM to 3PM 
11/24: Island of Lights: Lighting at the Lake - Carolina Beach Lake Park
11/25: Christmas by the Sea 

DECEMBER

12/1: Island of Lights Christmas Parade - Carolina Beach - 7:30PM
12/2: Carolina Beach Holiday Market - Carolina Beach Lake Park - 9AM to 3PM
12/2: Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla - Carolina Beach Marina to Snows Cut