Looking for things to do in Wilmington, NC on Memorial Day Weekend 2012? Check out our list of events happening Memorial Day Weekend and start making plans today! If you are visiting from out of town, we invite you to check out the hotel deals provided by Wilmington NC Events!
Fireworks By The Sea
May 25, 2012
Enjoy FREE fireworks by the sea near the Carolina Beach Boardwalk! The gazebo entertainment begins at 6:30PM and the fireworks will begin at 9PM. Arrive nice and early to reserve your spot at the gazebo or on the beach. Weekly fireworks are hosted by the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce and the gazebo entertainment is hosted by the Boardwalk Makeover. Check out the 2012 Fireworks By The Sea schedule for more details and future firework dates!
Orange Street Arts Festival
May 26 - 27, 2012
The Orange Street Arts Festival is Wilmington's largest downtown arts festival. On Memorial Day Weekend 2012, the Orange Street Arts Festival will celebrate its 17th year! The work of more than 55 artists from Wilmington and across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee will be featured! Enjoy Oil & Watercolor paintings, Pottery, Jewelry, Wood, Glass, and Paper Creations on Orange Street. Front Street Brewery will provide a food, beer, and wine tent!
Free Movies By The Lake
May 27, 2012
Enjoy a FREE Movie By The Lake in Wilmington, NC on Sunday, May 27th. Puss In Boots will be playing Memorial Day Weekend at Carolina Beach Lake Park. Movies start at dusk (around 8:45PM). Bring your chairs and find a spot on the lawn where the entire family can enjoy a movie! This summertime special event promises to entertain the entire family!
Memorial Day Observance - USS NORTH CAROLINA
May 28, 2012 at 5:45PM
People of all generations will gather together on May 28, 2012 at the Battleship to pay their respects. This annual Memorial Day Ceremony has been observed for the last 47 years and is honored to have guest speaker, Major General Rodney O. Anderson at the 2012 event. This emotional ceremony begins and ends with military musical arrangements provided by the Army Ground Forces Band. The public is invited to this FREE Memorial Day 2012 event.
Wilmington Swimming Pools
City of Wilmington Pools are planning to open Memorial Day Weekend. Check out the Wilmington Pool schedule for details. Take advantage of these special hours Memorial Day Weekend before the full summer schedule starts June 11, 2012!
Memorial Day Weekend Getaway
Plan a weekend getaway to celebrate this special May holiday! There are exciting events happening in Columbia, South Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina this Memorial Day 2012. Escape for the weekend and visit one of these nearby cities for a relaxing Memorial Day Weekend getaway.
What are your plans for Memorial Day Weekend? Please contact us with any additional Memorial Day Events and discounts happening in Wilmington, North Carolina! Have a very happy and safe Memorial Day Weekend!
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