Friday, June 28, 2013

July Fourth Fireworks and Celebrations in Wilmington NC

Wilmington NC July Fourth Celebrations feature fireworks, music, cruises, and more at popular Wilmington attractions including the USS North Carolina Battleship, the Children's Museum of Wilmington, Henrietta III, and Riverfront Park.

Celebrate July Fourth 2013 in Wilmington, North Carolina with free fireworks, free music, cruises, beach entertainment and more. The USS North Carolina will host their annual Battleship Blast which promises a spectacular Wilmington fireworks show. Celebrate with family and friends in this coastal city this July 2013.

Visiting from out of town for July 4th Celebrations? Stay with one of our Wilmington hotel partners! We look forward to celebrating this special holiday with you in Wilmington, North Carolina!

July 4th Celebrations in Wilmington NC

2013 Fireworks by The Sea
July 3, 2013 from 6:30PM - 9:30PM
The 2013 Fireworks by The Sea Independence Celebration will take place on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Enjoy FREE fireworks by the sea on the beach near the Carolina Beach Boardwalk at sunset. The fireworks and gazebo entertainment are free and open to all. 

17th Annual Battleship Blast
July 4, 2013 at 9:05PM
The Battleship North Carolina will present the 2013 17th Annual Battleship Blast Fireworks on July 4, 2013 at 9:05PM. The celebration will not disappoint and at 9:05PM the fireworks display will light up the skies of Wilmington. Best view of amazing pyro technics is from downtown Wilmington as the entire Battleship complex on Eagles Island will be closed at 6PM. Arrive early to visit the equally impressive Battleship North Carolina before the activities in the evening.

4th of July Riverfront Celebration
July 4, 2013
Celebrate July 4th in Wilmington NC at the Riverfront Celebration along Water Street. Enjoy food and entertainment from 5PM - 9PM and a spectacular fireworks show at 9:05PM. Heart & Soul will provide the music entertainment in Riverfront Park. Call 910-341-7800 for more information.

Independence Day Celebration at the Children's Museum of Wilmington
July 4, 2013 from 5-8PM
Celebrate Independence Day at the Children's Museum of Wilmington with an Air Rocket Challenge, Sharpie Fireworks, Sound Sandwich noisemakers and soda explosions! Admission is 1/2 off for immediate family of military personnel who show their ID. Call 910-254-3534 for more information.

Independence Day Music in the Park
July 4, 2013 from 4-7PM
Enjoy FREE, live music at Ocean Front Park and Pavilion on July 4, 2013. Bring a beach chair or blanket and relax with family and friends at this exciting holiday event. Call 910-458-8216 for more information.

4th of July Boardwalk Blast
July 4, 2013
Celebrate Independence Day with Funk Orchestra at Carolina Beach Boardwalk at sunset. Enjoy free Funkadelic Fun music entertainment with family and friends.

4th of July Cruise 2013
July 4, 2013 - Cruise from 6:30 - 9PM | Dockside from 9 - 9:30PM
Cruise aboard North Carolina's Largest Riverboat to celebrate Independence Day this July 2013. Enjoy a delicious July 4th Buffet Dinner aboard Henrietta III featuring chicken, pork, green beans, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert, tea, coffee, and more! Call 910-343-1611 to get your tickets today!

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events

Friday, June 7, 2013

Wilmington North Carolina June 2013 Events

Wilmington NC presents free live music, Wilmington sports, Wilmington Farmers Markets, craft fairs, and more this June 2013!

June 2013 promises a month full of exciting Wilmington North Carolina events. Enjoy free live music at local beaches and riverfront parks, the Shakespeare on the Green Festival, Hammerheads Soccer, Sharks Baseball, and free fireworks by the sea!

Visiting Wilmington from out of town this June 2013? Reserve hotel packages at Staybridge Suites Wilmington or Holiday Inn Wilmington so that you can enjoy Wilmington's favorite attractions during your stay!

June 2013 Wilmington NC Events:

Wilmington Farmers Markets
June 2013
Wilmington NC features a variety of local Farmers Markets that offer unique opportunities for Wilmington residents and North Carolina visitors to enjoy fresh, locally grown produce. Visit Carolina Beach Farmers Market, Wrightsville Beach Farmers Market, and Riverfront Farmers Market this June 2013 to enjoy fruits, vegetables, meats, crafts, wines, and more!

Boogie In The Park - Wilmington NC
June 9, 2013 - The Casserole
June 16, 2013 - Two Cents Worth
Spend your Sunday evenings this summer enjoying free, live music by the sea. The Town of Kure Beach will be hosting Boogie In The Park every Sunday from 4PM - 7PM. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and your boogies shoes as you head down to Kure Beach Ocean Front Park for some family-friendly entertainment. Call 910-458-8216 for more information.

Shakespeare on the Green Festival
June 10 - 13, 2013
Wilmington NC presents the 2013 Shakespeare on the Green Festival! Come early, picnic on the green or enjoy a snack from our concession while enjoying Wilmington's annual free-to-the-public Shakespeare on the Green festival. This year's production is "Measure for Measure". Enjoy this free Wilmington event with family and friends! Check out for more information.

Wilmington Sharks Baseball Games
June 13, 15, 16 ,18, 20, 22, 25, 26, & 29, 2013
The Wilmington Sharks Baseball 2013 season is well underway! Cheer on your local baseball team and enjoy special promotions all month long! Enjoy Firefighter Appreciation Night, Big Splash at the Ballpark, Rita's Italian Ice Night, and more! Call 910-343-5621 or more information.

2013 Fireworks by the Sea in Wilmington NC
June 13, 2013 - Mark Roberts Band
June 20, 2013 - Daniel Parrish Band
June 27, 2013 - Mako Band
Carolina Beach Boardwalk presents FREE fireworks by the sea during the summer months! Enjoy fireworks and gazebo entertainment with friends and family this summer season. Gazebo entertainment begins at 6:30PM and the fireworks start at 9PM. Arrive early to grab a seat at the gazebo or on the beach.

2013 Kure Beach Free Summer Concert Series
June 14, 2013 - Eastbound
June 28, 2013 - Jam Sandwich
The Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area in Kure Beach is hosting a free concert series this 2013 summer season. Bring blankets, chairs, and a picnic dinner so that you can enjoy dinner with live music for free! The Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area asks visitors not to bring pets or beverages to this event. There will be beverages available for sale.

Les Miserables
June 14 - 16, 2013
Thalian Hall presents this classic performance set in early 19th century France! This story of Jean Valjean and his quest for redemption after serving nineteen years in jail for having stolen a loaf of bread for his starving sister's child will leave you with chills. Contact 910-632-2285 for ticket information.

Downtown Sundown Concert Series
June 14, 2013 - 20 Ride: America's #1 Zac Brown Tribute
June 21, 2013 - The Dave Matthews Tribute Band
June 28, 2013 - The Breakfast Club: America's Favorite 80's Tribute Band
The eighth annual Downtown Sundown Concert Series will take place each Friday evening from May - August at Riverfront Park. Enjoy some of your favorite local and regional bands, beer, wine, and food! Make plans today to enjoy these exciting musicians this June 2013 at the Downtown Sundown Concert Series.

Wilmington Hammerheads
June 15, 2013 - Hammerheads vs NY Red Bulls Reserve
June 22, 2013 - Hammerheads vs Charlotte Eagles
Catch the Wilmington Hammerheads soccer team challenging opponents at home this June 2013. Join Sledge the mascot as you cheer on your favorite players with family and friends at Legion Stadium. Call 910-777-2111 for ticket information.

Summer Solstice Artisan Fair
June 22, 2013
Cumulus Wilmington (WAAV, WGNI, WKXS, WMNX, WWQQ) along with their partners are pleased to present the first annual Summer Solstice Artisan Fair on June 22, 2013 in the beautiful Riverfront Park located in downtown Wilmington. The Summer Solstice Artisan Fair is a celebration of not only the first day of summer, but all the beauty, talent, and energy of the entire Cape Fear Region.

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events