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

November 2020 - April 2021  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 with...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 21 - 25, 2021  Held annually 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...more about Beaufort Wine and Food Weekend

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

April 17, 2021  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 22, 2021 Crystal Coast Civic Center is the location for the annual Business After Hours Expo where over 44 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 2021 - Postponed  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...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 2021 - Cancelled due to covid  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...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 24 - May 1, 2021  This annual race kicks off the local race season. The race this year will be a virtual event, taking place between Saturday the 24th morning beginning at 8:00 AM and continuing through May 1st at 5 PM. Half Marathon, 5K and 1-mile run/walk. You can run at...more about Lookout Rotary Spring Road Race

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

April 1-2, 2022  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 great food,...more about Newport Pig Cookin' Contest

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