Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Wilmington NC August 2013 Events

Wilmington NC August 2013 events include Wilmington Hammerheads soccer games, Wilmington concerts, free fireworks, theatrical performances, Wilmington festivals, and the Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic!

Visit Wilmington in August 2013 to experience popular annual events, Wilmington festivals, free concerts, free fireworks, and more! Visitors will enjoy Wilmington sports, Wilmington surfing competitions, and live music this August 2013.

Visiting from out of town? Enjoy discount hotel rates and incredible package offers from our local hotel partners!

August 2013 Wilmington NC Events:

Wilmington Hammerheads Soccer Games
August 2, 9, 14, & 17, 2013
Wilmington NC August EventsCheer on the Wilmington Hammerheads soccer team at Legion Stadium this August 2013! The Wilmington Hammerheads will challenge opponents including Charleston, Dayton, Pittsburgh, and Antigua this month. Get your tickets today so that you can enjoy these Wilmington events with family and friends. Call 910-777-2111 for ticket information!

Downtown Sundown Concert Series
August 2, 2013 - Ill Communication with Wrong Way
August 9, 2013 - On The Border: Ultimate Eagles Tribute
August 16, 2013 - The Waiting: A Tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
August 23, 2013 - Draw The Line: The Endorsed Aerosmith Tribute Show
August 30, 2013 - Departure: The Journey Tribute Band
The 8th Annual Downtown Sundown Concert Series continues this August 2013. Visit Riverfront Park to enjoy live music from a variety of original and cover bands, both local and regional. Beer, wine and food are available for purchase during the performances. The event takes place either rain or shine. 

Fireworks by the Sea in Wilmington NC
August 8, 2013 - Bibis Ellison Band
August 15, 2013 - The Cut
August 22, 2013 - Billy Walton Band
August 30, 2013 - 40 East
Enjoy FREE fireworks by the sea on the beach near Carolina Beach Boardwalk at sunset every Thursday night during the Summer Months! The fireworks and gazebo entertainment are free and open to all, weather permitting. Fireworks begin at 9PM and gazebo entertainment begins at 6:30PM. Call 910-458-8434 for ticket information.

Big Dawn Productions presents: 'night, Mother
August 8-11, 15-18, 22-25, 2013
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. This eloquent, enthralling and ultimately shattering play explores the final hour in the life of a young woman who has decided that life is no longer worth living. Call 910-367-5237 for ticket information.

Free Summer Concert Series in Kure Beach
August 9, 2013 - South of K
August 23, 2013 - Mako Band
August 29, 2013 - Spare Change
Summertime at the beach is all about sun, sand, waves, seafood and MUSIC! Enjoy this FREE Summer Concert Series held at the Fort Fisher Military Recreation Area in Kure Beach. Bring blankets and chairs for the whole family and prepare to boogie the night away! Call 910-458-8434 for more information.

Mud Day at The Children's Museum of Wilmington
August 9 - 10, 2013
Visit The Children's Museum of Wilmington for their annual Mud Day event! Guests will enjoy a day full of the messiest fun you can imagine! Explore Magic Mud, a substance with properties of both a solid and a liquid at the same time, make mud pies, give yourself a mud mask, and just play in the mud! Wear a bathing suit or old clothes for this exciting Wilmington event! Call 910-254-3534 for more information.

Port City RibFest
August 9 - 11, 2013
The inaugural Carolina Farmin' Port City Ribfest will take place August 9 - 11, 2013! This Wilmington festival will take place adjacent to the majestic USS North Carolina Battleship on the banks of the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC. National BBQ teams from across the country will come to Wilmington to sell their BBQ and compete against each other to win the title 'Grand Champion'. Many of these 'Ribbers' have been featured on several national TV networks including the Food Channel and TLC and Discovery Channel's 'BBQ Pitmaster's'. Call 336-707-9188 for more information.

Thalian Hall presents Oklahoma!
August 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, & 18, 2013
When Oklahoma! premiered, it was revolutionary. It launched a new era in American musicals and began the most successful songwriting partnership in Broadway history. Set in the Oklahoma Territory in 1906, it tells the story of Laurey, a headstrong farm girl, who is courted by two very different men. Laurey's friend, Ado Annie, is also torn between two men: the charming Will Parker, who is trying to earn the $50 Annie's father says he needs to marry her, and the Persian peddler man. Get your tickets today to watch this story unfold on stage! Call 910-632-2285 for ticket information.

USS North Carolina Legacy Series: Blue & Gray North Carolinas
August 10, 2013 from 9AM - 4PM
Carolina Living History Guild members will set up displays that highlight the history of the USS North Carolina and the CSS North Carolina during the American Civil War. Displays will include steam engineering, ironclad ship construction, navigation, small arms of the US and CS navies, and the 'arts of the sailor'. Visitors will be able to view reproductions of period small arms and working models of steam engines, as well as many other items. Call 910-251-5797 for more details.

Ballin By The Beach Basketball Tournament
August 10 - 11, 2013
The 2013 Ballin By The Beach Basketball Tournament is scheduled for August 10 - 11, 2013 at Veterans Park! There will be a $1000 prize for the winner of the Elite Mens Division and prizes for all the winning teams. There are divisions for all ages and skill levels. A percentage of proceeds will benefit Halo Sports Youth Leagues.

Free Movies at Carolina Beach Lake
August 11, 2013 - Hotel Transylvania
August 18, 2013 - Here Comes The Boom
August 25, 2013 - Beach Blanket Bingo
Enjoy FREE Movies by the Lake this summer 2013 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Bring your chairs and find a spot on the lawn where the whole family can enjoy newly released movies. This is a true summertime treat for adults and kids alike. Call 910-458-8434 for more information.

Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic 2013
August 17 - 18, 2013
The Wrightsville Beach Wahine Classic will continue a beloved Wrightsville Beach surfing tradition. Returning to the south end of Wrightsville Beach, co-hosts Jo Pickett and Jack Viorel are combining skills and resources to provide this forum for all levels of female surfers from amateur to pro, novice to experienced. Call 910-465-9638 for more information.

Danielle Snyder
Wilmington NC Events

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