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The History Museum of Carteret County Morehead City Kidstuff
1008 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-7533

The History Museum of Carteret County is a place where kids can crawl, ask, and discover! The Warrior's of Carteret County display has an underground tunnel for kids to crawl through and interactive information for discovery. Young visitors enjoy the running train which chugs overhead throughout the museum. A popular summer...more about The History Museum of Carteret County

4907-H Bridges St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 808-2400

Elite Martial Arts Academy is owned and operated by two-time World Champion Russell Lewis — a fifth-degree black belt with more than 20 years of experience and a long list of accomplishments — and his wife, Jennifer Lewis, a fourth-degree black belt. All instructors are certified black belts. The academy offers instruction for beginners through advanced for ages...more about Lewis' Taekwondo

Other Good Stuff

601 Mulberry St., Beaufort, NC
(252) 504-2465
3221 Bridges St.,MHC, NC
(252) 222-3007

The Boys & Girls Club operates a club in Beaufort, Morehead City, and Havelock. The Beaufort Club was the first in the county, opening in 1997 in the former Queen Street School. That facility has seen some renovation since that time, and the membership has grown. The Morehead City...more about Boys & Girls Club of Coastal Carolina, Inc.

1702 Live Oak St.
Ste. 100
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-2050

Many of the Carteret County public libraries offer incentive and educational library programs for kids, from Storytime for young children to game time and films for older students. Contact the individual libraries in your area for details:
Beaufort — (252) 728-2050
Pine Knoll Shores  — (252) 247-4660
Cape...more about Carteret County Public Library

1600 Fisher St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-5083

This department offers various sports programs designed to teach children the fundamentals of the games and also the value of team participation and sportsmanship with a focus on fun. Team sports include T-ball, basketball, and coach-pitch baseball. In addition to sports, the department hosts a number of fun activities for children...more about Morehead City Parks and Recreation

Outside Fun

North Carolina Seafood Festival Morehead City KidstuffNorth Carolina Seafood Festival Morehead City KidstuffNorth Carolina Seafood Festival Morehead City Kidstuff
412-D Evans St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-6273

Kids have plenty to do during the North Carolina Seafood Festival. Young anglers can fish in Atlantic Beach as part of the All Kids' Fishing Classic. Prizes are awarded for the largest of any kind of fish caught, and each angler goes home with a prize. On Saturday during the festival,...more about North Carolina Seafood Festival

705 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 773-0607

Located in downtown Morehead City, Salty's Caddy Shack is the ideal family fun before or after lunch or dinner. They are very reasonability priced at  $6 for golfers from 10 and up, and $5 for junior golfers from 3 years old to 9. Children under two are free with a paying...more about Salty's Caddy Shack

Shevans Park
16th and Evans Sts.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-5083

This imaginative public playground, designed with input from the kids who are now enjoying it, was constructed by nearly 200 residents of Carteret County. Walk through the entry towers and encounter a maze that sends kids ages 3 and younger in one direction and the older ones in another. Inside, there...more about Sea of Dreams

16th and Evans St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-5083

Shevans Park has lighted tennis courts, shelters with picnic tables and restroom facilities. There is also a large, impressive children's maze called Sea of Dreams. Based on kids' ideas, the playground's basic theme is a castle. Inside, kids can play on cable ladders, spring bridges, a balance beam suspended from chains,...more about Shevans Park

Camp Albemarle
156 Albemarle Dr (Highway 24)
Newport, NC
(252) 726-7070

September 2021 TBA  It's not your typical race. In this Morehead City Sports Center family-friendly fund-raising 5K event at Camp Albemarle off of Highway 24, you swim, jog, crawl, climb, slide, jump, and even carry a bucket. Little Chummers (ages 6 - 16) begin their race first at 7:45 AM, followed by waves in fifteen-minute...more about The Sports Center AB Chum Run


Crystal Coast Hospice House Gingerbread Festival Morehead City Kidstuff
State Employee Credit Union Crystal Coast Hospice
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-3883
(252) 808-2244

December 3-5, 2021 5 PM - 8 PM  This years' Gingerbread Festival will raise money to benefit the Crystal Coast Hospice House. The family-friendly Gingerbread Festival of Lights will be held at the State Employees Credit Union Crystal Coast Hospice House and will be open for the public to enjoy. The display...more about Crystal Coast Hospice House Gingerbread Festival

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