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Wilmington's Historic River District and island beaches boast a bounty of extraordinary experiences from the river to the sea. You will be surrounded by water, history and natural beauty in North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination. Stroll the nearly two-mile-long Riverwalk, lined with boutiques, pubs, cafes and vibrant nightlife along the Cape Fear River....
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Wilmington, NC and Island Beaches: Events

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Trick or Treat Under the Sea
October 23, 2014 - October 30, 2014
Kure Beach, NC
Round up the family and grab your best costumes for thrills and gills at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher featuring storytelling, spooky divers, magic...
NC Surf to Sound Challenge
November 1, 2014 - November 2, 2014
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Watch as over 100 paddleboarders from around the world battle through Masonboro Inlet at this two-day event, featuring races, a waterman's expo and more.
Cape Fear Kite Festival
November 8, 2014 - November 9, 2014
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Watch as the sky is painted with colors at the Cape Fear Kite Festival where kite enthusiasts from around the country showcase kites of all sizes, shapes and co...
Cucalorus Film Festival
November 12, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Wilmington, NC
Visit for the 20th anniversary of the Cucalorus Film Festival, featuring over 200 films from around the world and named “One of the coolest film festivals in th...
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