If you have decided to join us over the Memorial Day weekend there are plenty of special events to attend. These are only a few highlights so be sure to check-out our NC
Vacations Events Calendar page.
Here are the Memorial Day holiday highlights. There is a little something for every age and interest, so gather up your family and friends and get ready for the best Memorial Day yet!
Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Spring Show
Held in beautiful Beaufort-by-the-Sea, this juried show and sale offers some of the best coastal crafts and works of art by local artists and craftsmen. The
Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Spring Show is held on the grounds of the Beaufort Historic Site and runs from Saturday, May 24 through Sunday, May 25. It's a great way to spend the day and a wonderful opportunity to shop for some
Atlantic Beach Memorial Day Fireworks
It wouldn't be a summer holiday celebration without fireworks! Enjoy the Atlantic Beach Memorial
Day fireworks display on Saturday evening, May 24 beginning at 9p.m. at The Circle's main public beach access. It's the perfect way to end a day of fun in the sun. Find your spot in the sand early and get settled in for the show.
Veterans Memorial Day Service in Beaufort
Spend part of the Memorial Day holiday paying your respects to and honoring those who have sacrificed for our country by attending the Veterans Memorial Service held on Saturday, May 24 at 10a.m. at the Carteret County Veterans Memorial on Courthouse Square
in Beaufort. Call 252.728.8440 for further information.
Cannon Firings at Fort Macon
Fort Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach offers Civil War cannon firings and demonstrations throughout
the day on Saturday, May 24 at 10:30a.m., 11:30a.m., 1:30p.m., 2:30p.m. and 3:30p.m.
Learn more about our historic and military history by spending the rest of the day at the Fort. Call 252.726.3775 for more information.
Take the Troops Fishing in Morehead City
Plan ahead for Military Appreciation Day, Inc.'s Take the Troops Fishing event occurring
next weekend on May 30-31. The event is open to all active duty military, guard, and reservists.
Fishing trips and other family-oriented activities are scheduled throughout the two days in various venues in and around Morehead City. You can learn more about Take the Troops Fishing here.
Well, there you have it. It is a very full Memorial Day holiday here on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. We truly hope you'll be here to celebrate with us this year. If so, we'd love to hear from you. Let us know what's on your Memorial Day agenda. See