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This Week's Highlights

This Week

Pine Knoll Shores Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

  • Thursday, November 22nd 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pine Knoll Shores

Get a jump start on burning off all those excess Thanksgiving Day calories with this scenic run, jog, or walk that takes place along some of the prettiest regions of Pine Knoll Shores. The annual Pine Knoll Shores Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot is a fun and free celebration that is open to vacationers and locals alike, and which features plenty of ways to enjoy the local scenery while enjoying a little community spirit.

Swansboro Christmas Flotilla

  • Friday, November 23rd 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate the holidays Crystal Coast style with this annual event that entices locals and visitors alike to get into the holiday spirit. The Swansboro Christmas Flotilla is a time-honored tradition that combines Swansboro’s love of life on the water with a truly festive atmosphere, and the event is sure to become an annual celebration that Crystal Coast visitors will want to return to again and again.

Emerald Isle Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

  • Saturday, November 24th 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Emerald Isle

Celebrating its 15th year in 2018, the Emerald Isle Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting is a favorite wintertime event for visitors and locals alike that provides a fun and unforgettable way to ring in the season. Held in the heart of town, and featuring a line of floats that capture both the holiday and the coastal spirit, this annual parade and celebration will make everyone want to celebrate the holidays, Emerald Isle style.

Week of December 3, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Pine Knoll Shores Flotilla

  • Saturday, December 8th 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Pine Knoll Shores

Get into the holiday spirit with a little coastal flair with this annual boat parade that will have participants and spectators alike grinning from ear to ear. The Pine Knoll Shores Flotilla is an annual event that longtime residents and frequent vacationers look forward to, as it presents a wonderful way to enjoy the holiday spirit in the heart of the Crystal Coast.

Week of December 10, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Pine Knoll Shores Christmas Parade

  • Saturday, December 15th 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pine Knoll Shores

Visitors of all ages can ring in the holiday season with a big dose of local and coastal charm by heading to the annual Pine Knoll Shores Christmas Parade in the heart of Pine Knoll Shores. This coastal celebration is an annual tradition that longtime residents and vacationers have grown to adore, and it serves as the perfect vehicle for gearing up for the bright and cheery spirit of the holiday season.

Crystal Coast Lady Cruises
Island Express Ferry Service