Tickets On Sale Now - This Event Tends To Sell Out Quickly So Get Tickets ASAP! A Wilmington tradition since 2005, guests from around the world have visited Airlie Gardens from Thanksgiving to Christmas to take in the sparkling sights and festive sounds of the season. Enjoy a self-guided walk through holiday lights & music. Tickets must be purchased in advance, as … [Read more...] about Enchanted Airlie Gardens
Join in a Bald Head Island tradition and be a part of the largest beach party each month when the full moon rises out of the Atlantic Ocean. This month's Howl Party will be held on Friday, September 29, 2023 - the "Harvest Moon"! An Island tradition since January 2011, the Maritime Market hosts the Island's largest beach party each month when the full moon rises out of the … [Read more...] about Bald Head Island Howl at the Moon!
The 4th Annual Emerald Isle Fishing Tournament will be a family-friendly King Mackerel tournament where elite and sport fishermen alike can compete and provide a positive environment for young anglers. 100% of the entry fees are paid directly to the participants in the form of prizes and other awards. There's something for everyone! We have three separate divisions. … [Read more...] about Annual Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament
Crabbing is a fun and easy way to spend a few hours at the beach. What makes crabbing unique among the different kinds of fishing is how easy it is—it’s a great activity for kids. Follow the steps below and start fishing for crabs! 1. Purchase some turkey or chicken parts from your local grocery store. Necks, wings, and backs work best, but crabs aren't all that picky about … [Read more...] about Learn to Fish for Crabs
The beach zone extends from the low-tide water level to the “foot” or base of the primary dune. At first it seems to be without life, except for an occasional gull silently standing by the water’s edge. Then, from overhead, pelicans and terns dive suddenly to catch surface fishes just beyond the breakers. Offshore, dolphins break the surface as they feed, but on the beach … [Read more...] about The Beach Zones