Pleasure Island Events

Check out the Weekly Summer Events in Pleasure Island and view the full 2020/2021 Event Calendar below.

Carolina Beach Farmers Market

When: Every Saturday from May 16th - September 26th
Time: 8AM - 1PM
Where: Carolina Beach Lake Park

Shop for local produce, baked goods, crafts and more every Saturday in Carolina Beach. Enjoy local music, entertainment and fun for the whole family. 



Boogie in the Park Concert Series


When: Every 1st and 3rd Sunday from May 3rd - October 1st
Time: 5-7PM
Where: Kure Beach Ocean Front Park

Bring your lawn chair or get up and dance to live music in Kure Beach! Family friendly and free. 


Kure Beach Market

When: Every Tuesday from June 9th - August

Time: 8AM - 1PM
Where: Kure Beach Oceanfront Park

Shop local produce, crafts, and more at this ocean front market every Tuesday!


Fireworks by the Sea & Boardwalk Blast


When: Every Thursday between May 22nd - September 4th
Time: Music starting at 6:30PM and fireworks at 9PM
Where: Carolina Beach Boardwalk Gazebo

Enjoy live music and fireworks every Thursday during the summer at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk! Take a stroll and visit the numerous shops, restaurants, the famous Britt's Donuts and amusement rides. 



Free Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher

When: Every 2nd and 4th Friday in June, July & August

Time: 6:30 - 8:30PM
Where: Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

Family friendly so bring your lawn chair, blanket and snacks and listen to great live music at Fort Fisher! 


Sunday Night Movies


When: Every Sunday from May 24th - September 5th

Time: Movie begins at dusk
Where: Carolina Beach Lake Park

Bring the whole family every Sunday to the Carolina Beach Lake to watch a movie! Bring your lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy the show. Popcorn, cotton candy, drinks and more available for purchase.  

 2020 Movie Schedule 

2020 Event Calendar



CANCELLED - Kure Beach Farewell Summer Jazz Funeral - October 2nd - Learn More

Pleasure Island Fall Surf Fishing Challenge - October 16th - 18th Learn More



CANCELLED - 15th Annual Cape Fear Kite Festival at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area - Learn More

Kure Beach Holiday Market at Kure Beach Oceanfront Park - November 21st & 28th - Learn More

TBD - 30th  Anniversary: The Lighting ad the Lake Celebration - Carolina Beach Lake - November 27th at 7PM

12th Annual Christmas By The Sea at Carolina Beach Boardwalk - November 28th 



CANCELLED - Island of Lights Christmas Parade in Carolina Beach - December 4th - Learn More

12th Annual Christmas By The Sea at Carolina Beach Boardwalk - December 4th, 11th & 18th

CANCELLED - Island of Lights Flotilla in Carolina Beach - December 5th - Learn More 

Kure Beach Fantasy Christmas Show at Oceanfront Park - December 11th - 13th - Learn More

CANCELLED - Island of Lights New Year's Eve Countdown and Fireworks in Kure Beach - December 31st  - Learn More



 2021 Event Calendar



Steve Haydu St. Patrick's Lo Tide Run, 5K or 10K - Carolina Beach - March 13th - Learn More



TBD - Carolina Beach Street Arts Festival - Carolina Beach Lake Park - May 8th 

Jeep Jam - Fort Fisher - May 13th - 15th