June 9 - 17, 2017 Big Rock — one hardly needs to say more. The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament celebrates its 57th anniversary in 2015 and is one of the oldest and largest sport-fishing tournaments of its kind in the country. The nine-day event includes a one-day lady angler tournament boasting...more about Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
What to do in Morehead City is listed in this section. From museums and boat tours to state parks, historic sites, and festivals, Morehead City is a lively place. The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores is a close drive across the bridge and well worth a visit. Check out Atlantic Beach and Beaufort to find even more activities.