American Music Festival Morehead City Events
P.O. Box 1099
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-7876

November 2018 - April 2019 TBA  The American Music Festival is a non-profit chamber music series featuring concerts performed from September through April. The series is supported by subscription ticket purchase, grants, donations and donor sponsorships and is managed by a volunteer board of directors. Donations to the fund further promote music...more about American Music Festival

Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend Morehead City Events
400 Turner Street
Ste. 8
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 515-0708

April 24-28, 2019  Held annually held in April, the Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend is a five-day event showcasing winemakers, wine distributors, and winery owners from all over the world. Local and celebrity chefs are paired with the winemakers at luncheons and dinners, seminars, art openings and other special events.  The proceeds...more about Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend

Beaufort Wine and Food-Art Unveiling Morehead City Events
NC Maritime Museum
315 Front St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 515-0708

April 2019 TBA Saturday at 5:00 PM the NC Maritime Museum's Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center will host the unveiling of a work by Charlotte, NC, artist Libby Smart. This signature painting, donated by Smart to be auctioned on April 29, will be featured on promotional material for the annual Beaufort Wine...more about Beaufort Wine and Food-Art Unveiling

Bites and Blues- NC Seafood Festival Morehead City Events
412-D Evans Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-6273

April 13, 2019  Buy your tickets early for this annual sell-out event put on by the North Carolina Seafood Festival. Purchase a ticket and take a stroll along the Morehead City waterfront stopping at restaurants and host businesses to taste a "bite" from each participating restaurant. A portion of the proceeds will...more about Bites and Blues- NC Seafood Festival

Business After Hours Expo Morehead City Events
Crystal Coast Civic Center
3505 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-6350

April 19, 2019 Crystal Coast Civic Center is the location for the annual Business After Hours Expo where over 65 area businesses gather. This event, which is open to the public, is an extraordinary opportunity to become familiar with the many facets of the businesses on the Crystal Coast. A $5 entrance...more about Business After Hours Expo

Crystal Coast Sports and Recreation Expo Morehead City Events
Crystal Coast Civic Center
3505 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-3883

April 29, 2019 This event is fun for all ages and inspires everyone to get up and get active. Come by on Saturday 9 AM - 4 PM to learn about all the unique opportunities in Carteret County for sports, recreation, fitness, health, and wellness. There will be interactive exhibits inside the Civic...more about Crystal Coast Sports and Recreation Expo

Easter Egg Hunt Morehead City Events
Beaufort Historic Site, 100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

April 20, 2019  On the Saturday before Easter, 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) steeped in small-town warmth and charm. The hunt begins at 11 AM...more about Easter Egg Hunt

Various locations

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

Train Depot
1001 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC
(252) 241-0372

April 2019 TBA This race kicks off the local race season and takes place on Saturday morning beginning at 7:30 a.m. with a flat half marathon, 5K and 1-mile run/walk beginning at the Train Depot on Arendell Street in Morehead City, NC. The race is sponsored by the Lookout Rotary Club of...more about Lookout Rotary Spring Road Race

Newport Park, Howard Blvd.
Newport, NC
(252) 223-PIGS (7447)

April 5 - 6, 2019  The annual Newport Pig Cooking Contest is one of the largest whole-hog, pig-cooking competitions in the state. This huge barbecue competition is held this year the first weekend in April and draws folks from all along the Eastern seaboard for the best barbecue on earth. You'll find...more about Newport Pig Cookin' Contest

Offshore Fishing Tournament
Morehead City, NC
(919) 971-4600

April 2019 - Date TBA  Enjoy a day of fishing to benefit research for childhood cancer at the UNC Children's Hospital. This annual fishing tournament in Morehead City is the culmination of a year-long fundraising effort each year. Participants put together a team of six and raise the $1,000 entry fee for...more about Reelin' for Research

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