Downtown Wilmington, NC, is bordered on the West by the Cape Fear River. One of Downtown Wilmington’s main attractions is the Historic District, with it century old homes, lovingly preserved. Here you find horse drawn carriage rides, wonderful restaurants, museums and unique shopping. To the North is the downtown campus of Cape Fear College and Wilmington’s brand new Convention Center. There is a lot to explore downtown.
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.
Here they are the essential and complete list of local craft breweries in Wilmington, NC.
Ph: (910) 769-0290
We are a complete listing of upcoming major musical events and concerts in Wilmington, NC. Our information comes directly from the concert promoters who supply us with specific information about concerts in the Wilmington, Leland, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, NC area.
From caroling by horse drawn carriage to holiday lights, Wilmington, NC is aglow with holiday festivities, events and celebrations through New Year’s Eve.
Find the icon of Santa’s Hidden Gift Bag on a Access Profile Page on our site and you can register for a chance to win all the gifts in Santa’s Gift Bag listed here.
Do you love chicken 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.
Chef Dean Neff and partner Jeff Duckworth has brought to Wilmington a restaurant worthy of the title fine dining. Elegant and artisan meals prepared with fresh, local ingredients are the hallmark of PinPoint, a coastal community dining experience.
114 Market Street
503 Old Waterford Way Suite 107
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
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 Cutoff Road Suite JJ
3616 Carolina Beach Road
Timmy Sherrill has reinvented Wilmington’s Comedy Room with Dead Crow bringing national touring comedians. A great bar and venue.
265 North Front Street
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.
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
Visit one of Open Table’s top 100 restaurants in the US and Encore Magazines pick for best place for a first date. Little Dipper says it all—tasty portions prepared just for you to dip into awesome sauces that melt in your mouth. You must experience the romance of The Little Dipper.
138 S Front Street
The Husk is a comfortable drinking establishment on Front Street in the Central Historic District, downtown Wilmington, NC.
31 South Front Street
YoSake features the finest handrolled, fresh made sushi along with a full pan-Asian menu served amid a fabulous Tokyo Vogue décor.
33 South Front Street
This is your opportunity to Own Your Own Business as a Rodan +Fields Dermatologists Consultant selling a remarkable and highly effective line of anit-aging skin care products.
812 Kinlock Court
17th Street Design Works is a collection of independent eclectic business housed in the 17th Street Antique Building near downtown Wilmington, NC. These small companies have sprung from the fires of innovation and preservation. Sapona fronts the building with green building solutions for your home or office. EREV motorized skateboards. 17th Street Designs creates and restores fine furniture.
716 17th Street
Riverside Dental Arts is the comprehensive dental practice of Dr. Gabriel Rich offering a complete array of preventative, cosmetic and restorative dental services in a comfortable downtown setting with free parking.
124 Walnut St., Suite 101
Having your annual eye exam is more than just having your vision checked. Even if you think that your vision is fine or you have had LASIK, you still need to have regular eye exams to check the health of your eyes.
273 North Front Street
The hand-made and hand-tossed Slice pizza is cooked with fresh ingredients and purified water to make a flavorful crispy crust that customers have come to crave. But Slice of Life also offers other tasty menu items, like nachos, tacos, chicken wings, soups and even subs.
125 Market Street
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is internationally renowned for its unbeatable USDA Prime steak. Experience the sensation of dining at Ruth’s Chris and treat yourself and your special guests to an unforgettable dining experience.
301 North Water Street , Hilton Hotel Riverside
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
Stories told through oral histories, photographs, and mementos as you experience the Battleship NC and the exhibits throughout the ship as history comes alive.
#1 Battleship Road
Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is the oldest history museum in North Carolina. Since its founding in 1898, the Museum has grown and changed. It began collecting confederate relics, and now collects images and artifacts that help us understand the history, science and cultures of the region.
814 Market Street
Capricho Mexican Eatery
Wilmington’s source for Italian products and food specialties, as well as gourmet coffees to enjoy in the Coffee Shoppe or take home.
22 South Front Street
— 215 Princess St • Ph: (910) 765-1167
Manna Restaurant-New American Cuisine
— 123 Princess Street • Ph: 910-763-5252
Chops Deli-A Delicatessen
— 130 N Front Street
The Greeks Mediterranean Deli & Market
— 124 Princess St • Ph: 910-343-6933
Hannah Bloc Theater and Community Arts Center
— 120 S 2nd Street • Ph: 910-341-7860
Big Dawg Productions
— 613 Castle Street • Ph: 910-367-5237
— 21 N. Front Street • Ph: 910-264-2602
— 19 S. 10th Street • Ph: 910-399-3669
Pilot House Restaurant
— 2 Ann Street • Ph: 910-343-0200
Dock Street Oyster Bar
— 12 Dock St • Ph: 910-762-2827
Black Sea Grill
— 118 S Front Street • Ph: 910-254-9990
Fat Tony’s Italian Restaurant
— 131 N Front Street • Ph: 910-343-8881
Jeffery R. Coleman, OD
— 919 South 16th Street • Ph: 910.762.4004
Tony Harker’s Automotive
— 1831 Burnett Blvd • Ph: 910.762.2161
— 130 North Front Street • Ph: 910.399.6503
Hughes Brothers Tire And Auto
— 1101 Market Street • Ph: 910.762.3341
— 1012 Princess Street • Ph: 910.250.4060
The Cotton Exchange
— 321 N. Front Street • Ph: 910.343.9896
— 1 S Front St • Ph: 910.763.3088
— 101 South 2nd Street • Ph: 910.343.1800
Hilton Wilmington Riverside
— 301 N. Water Street • Ph: 910.763.5900
Bellamy Mansion Museum And Gardens
— 503 Market Street • Ph: 910.251.3700
Fat Tony’s Italian Pub
— 131 N. Front St. • Ph: 910.343-8881
— 2 Ann St. • Ph: 910.343.1448
— 8 N. Front St. • Ph: 910.762-1922