Week of May 30, 2022 - June 5, 2022

Kayak for the Warriors Kayak and SUP event

  • Saturday, June 4th 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Pine Knoll Shores

A 3.2-mile kayak and paddleboard race through the Pine Knoll Shores canals and Bogue Sound begins Saturday, June 4 2022, at 10 a.m. A $50 registration fee for a single kayak/SUP or $100 for a tandem includes a Warrior T-shirt and lunch for each paddler. The Warrior race winner will be the participant who brings in the most money with donations. Each racer is encouraged to raise at least $100 in additional donations from their sponsors.

Week of June 6, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

  • Friday, June 10th - Sunday, June 19th
Morehead City

Known as one of the biggest and best fishing tournaments along the Eastern Seaboard, the annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament is a Crystal Coast-wide celebration that extends from the open and offshore Atlantic waters to the local docks of the Beaufort, Morehead City, and the Atlantic Beach waterfront.

Swansboro Arts by the Sea Festival

  • Saturday, June 11th
Swansboro

There’s a host of reasons to explore a creative side, as well as the picturesque Swansboro waterfront, at the Swansboro Arts by the Sea Festival. This unique and day-long festival has a wealth of activities, entertainment and enticements for everyone in the family, and with plenty of food, crafts, children’s activities, shopping opportunities and more, the festival is sure to be a highlight of any Crystal Coast vacation.

Week of June 13, 2022 - June 19, 2022

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

  • Friday, June 10th - Sunday, June 19th
Morehead City

Known as one of the biggest and best fishing tournaments along the Eastern Seaboard, the annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament is a Crystal Coast-wide celebration that extends from the open and offshore Atlantic waters to the local docks of the Beaufort, Morehead City, and the Atlantic Beach waterfront.

Week of July 4, 2022 - July 10, 2022

Emerald Isle 4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Monday, July 4th 9:00 PM
Emerald Isle

Grab a beach chair, towel, or blanket, and head to the sand to catch one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year along the Crystal Coast. The Emerald Isle 4th of July Fireworks Show is one of the most popular events annually, and visitors throughout the town will be treated to an incredible display over the ocean waters as the Town of Emerald Isle rings in the holiday with a little coastal style and flair.

Island Express Ferry Service
Shackleford Wild Horse & Shelling Safari
Morehead City Ferry Service