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Wilmington, North Carolina is primarily known as a beach town, but it has so much more to offer visitors and locals in the way of entertainment. Wilmington has a rich history and besides many historic sites, such as Fort Fisher, Historic Downtown can be like stepping into the past, with its stately historic homes and the Cape Fear River waterfront and walking tours, the popular Battleship North Carolina and much more. But Wilmington is also a college town and that means a young and vibrant nightlife and restaurant and bar scene. You’ll also find we are known for the arts, with musical concerts, art shows and theatrical performances throughout the year.

Brooklyn Arts Center

Brooklyn Arts Center is a renovated and converted church, now a stunning concert venue hosting regional and national touring acts, as well as special events.

516 North 4th Street
Ph: (910) 538-2939

Henrietta III Riverboat Cruise

Enjoy Downtown Wilmington from the deck of the Henrietta III Riverboat as it cruises the Cape Fear River.

101 South Water Street
Ph: 910.343.1611

Ten Pin Alley – Bowling In Wilmington, NC

Ten Pin Alley Bowling Center is the newest and largest bowling alley and games center in the greater Wilmington area. With 24 lanes and state-of-the-art electronic scoring.

127 South College Rd
Ph: Phone: 910.452.5455
Fax: Fax: 910.39.5081

NC Jazz Festival 2015 Wilmington, NC

301 N Water St
Ph: 910.793.1111

Wilmington Hammerheads Professional Soccer Club

Get ready for great fun and exciting soccer action at Legion Stadium as the Wilmington Hammerheads look for another winning season in 2014.

2149 Carolina Beach Road
Ph: Phone: 910.777.2111
Fax: Fax: 910.777.2112

Break Time Billiards And Pool

If you like playing pool or billiards with lots of well maintained tables in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere, Break Time is for you.

127 South College Rd
Ph: 910.395.6658
Fax: 910.395.2505

Odell Willimson Auditorium at Brunswick College

Odell Williamson Auditorium is a performing arts theater located on the campus of Brunswick Community College, Bolivia, NC, serving the citizens of Brunswick County and surrounding areas of southeast North Carolina and northern South Carolina.

50 College Rd
Ph: (910)754-7416

Wilmington’s Best Wings!

Do you love wings? Really love wings? Want to try a new place or just head for the best? We have discovered the top wing joints here in Wilmington, NC.

Ziggy’s By The Sea-Concerts

208 Market Street
Ph: 910-769-4096

Wilmington Red Bus

Why take a Yellow Cab when you can take the Red Bus! An authentic Brit double decker bus taking on some of Wilmington’s Best Bars and taking you and your friends safely and conveniently!

Katy’s Grill And Sports Bar Wilmington, NC

Katy’s Grill and Bar is one of Wilmington’s most popular sports bars and restaurants with full menu for lunch and dinner. Located near UNCW, Katy’s is known for the Best Karaoke in Wilmington.

1054 South College Road
Ph: 910-395-5289

Jerry Allen’s Wrightsville Beach Sports Bar and Grill

Jerry Allen’s is Wrightsville Beach’s favorite handout and sports bar, with mouthwatering food when you get hungry and lots of cold beer choices. We’re located in the heart of Wrightsville Beach and steps from the Ocean.

38 North Lumina Avenue
Ph: (910) 256-8286

Carolina Paddle Board Company—Wilmington, NC

Admit it, you want to try it, SUP, which is short for Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Carolina Paddle Board Co. in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach has what you need from the boards and equipment to clothing, rentals and instruction. So get out there and paddle.

1322 Airlie Road
Ph: 910-679-4473

Captain Charles Robbins’ Cape Fear River Adventures

Captain Robbins’ Cape Fear River Adventures offers guided excursions and camping trips  on the Cape Fear River and Black River near Wilmington, NC.

Riverwalk between Orange and Anne St.
Ph: 910-620-0296

Dead Crow Comedy Room – Wilmington,NC

Timmy Sherrill has reinvented Wilmington’s Comedy Room with Dead Crow bringing national touring comedians. A great bar and venue.

265 North Front Street
Ph: 910-520-5520

Wine and Design of Wilmington

Wine and Design of Wilmington, NC is the place for fun and creativity, painting your own work of art while enjoying the company of friends and good wine.

1319 Military Cut Off Road Suite JJ
Ph: 910.679.4750

Painting With A Twist

Painting With A Twist is a fun way to be creative, enjoy friends and leave with your own work of art. Instructions are provided along with all the materials you will need. You bring your own beverage and snacks.

5732 Oleander Drive
Ph: 704-307-1668

Halloween Events In Wilmington, NC

Halloween Events abound during the month of October in Wilmington, NC, from the famous Ghost Walking Tour to the Zombie Walk downtown to the infamous Panic Attack Haunted Attraction, Wilmington knows how to scare the daylights out of you for a delightful fright night!

Carmike Cinemas

111 Cinema Drive
Ph: 910.815-0266

Sail Wilmington—Sailing Charters and Tours

When you sail the Cape Fear River with Captain Alan, you will have a whole new vantage point of Wilmington, NC, and the surrounding natural region. You’ll experience how the first arriving sailors felt as they coasted up the river with the tide. Sailboat rental, excursions, tours and weddings on the water under sail.

227 S Water Street
Ph: 910-538-8884

Summertime Free Family Fun-2014

Wilmington has a lot to offer besides its beautiful and wide sandy beaches. There are many weekly activities that kids will enjoy, as well as parents and grand parents. Many of these events are free of charge and are held during the day or the early hours of the evening. So get out there and enjoy Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Downtown and Wrightsville Beach with the family.


Big Dawg Productions — 613 Castle Street  •  Ph: 910-367-5237

Brown Coat Theater — 111 Grace Street  •  Ph: 910-341-0001

Cardinal Lanes — 3907 Shipyard Boulevard  •  Ph: 910-799-3023

City Stage — 21 N. Front Street  •  Ph: 910-264-2602

Hannah Bloc Theater and Community Arts Center — 120 S 2nd Street  •  Ph: 910-341-7860

Kefi — 2012 Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910.256.3558

The Whisky — 1 S Front St  •  Ph: 910.763.3088

TheaterNOW — 19 S. 10th Street  •  Ph: 910-399-3669