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Events at Pleasure Island are renowned for great fun, great food, and a great experience of our local culture - all year round!  Residents, neighbors, and visitors attend Kure Beach and Carolina Beach events year after year, planning their calendars around big festivals including the Seafood Blues and Jazz Festival, the Beach Music Festival, or the Chowder Cook-Off. Be sure to check out Where to Stay, Where to Eat, Where to Play, and Local Businesses during your visit.  Hope to see you at an event soon!

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Summer Fireworks By the Sea & Gazebo Music Series
July 2, 2015


Independence Week Fireworks Extravaganza & Music featuring Southern Trouble
July 2, 2015


American Legion Fish Fry
July 3, 2015


Free Summer Entertainment at Ft. Fisher featuring Quilted Sky
July 3, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
July 4, 2015


"The Medal of Honor" at Fort Fisher 2015 "Beat The Heat" Lecture Series (910-458-5568)
July 4, 2015


Fort Fisher Gears Up for 2015 “Beat the Heat” Lecture Series (910-458-5538)
July 4-8, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring DOLPHIN TALE 2 (PG_2014)
July 5, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring Lynne and the Wave
July 5, 2015


Up & Active!
July 6, 2015


Turtle Talks
July 6, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
July 7, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 7, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 8, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
July 8, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring The Cut
July 9, 2015


FREE Summer Concert Series at Ft. Fisher featuring The Mark Roberts Band
July 10, 2015


FREE Summer Concert Series at Ft. Fisher
July 10-26, 2015


East Coast Got Em' On Classic King Mackerel Tournamant (910-470-1374)
July 10-12, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
July 11, 2015


The History of Oakdale Cemetary" at Fort Fisher "Beat The Heat" Summer Lectuire Series (910-458-5568)
July 11, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring INTO THE WOODS (PG - 2014)
July 12, 2015


Turtle Talks
July 13, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
July 14, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 14, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 15, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
July 15, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring Machine Gun
July 16, 2015


Free Summer Entertainment at Ft. Fisher featuring South of K
July 17, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
July 18, 2015


"The Wilmington National Cemetary" at 2015 Fort Fisher "Beat The Heat" Lecture Series
July 18, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 (PG - 2014)
July 19, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring Mark Roberts Band
July 19, 2015


Up & Active!
July 20, 2015


Turtle Talks
July 20, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
July 21, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 21, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 22, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
July 22, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring Beachbilly Brothers
July 23, 2015


FREE Summer Concert Series at Ft. Fisher featuring Eastbound
July 24, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
July 25, 2015


"General Braxton Bragg: a Re-appraisement" at the 2015 Fort Fisher "Beat The Heat" Lecture Series
July 25, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM - SECRET OF THE TOMB (PG -2014)
July 26, 2015


Up & Active!
July 27, 2015


Turtle Talks
July 27, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
July 28, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 28, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
July 29, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
July 29, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring Eastbound
July 30, 2015


Free Summer Entertainment at Ft. Fisher featuring Lynne and the Wave
July 31, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
August 1, 2015


"North Carolina as the Last Confederate Capital" at the Fort Fisher "Beat The Heat" Summer Lecture Series (910-459-5538)
August 1, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring THE BOX TROLLS (PG - 2014)
August 2, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring Overtyme Band
August 2, 2015


Up & Active!
August 3, 2015


Turtle Talks
August 3, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
August 4, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 4, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 5, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
August 5, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring JackJack 180
August 6, 2015


American Legion Fish Fry
August 7, 2015


Free Summer Entertainment at Ft. Fisher featuring Quilted Sky
August 7, 2015


EVP Beach Volleyball Tournament (910-332-8755)
August 8-9, 2015


"After The Battle: the Experience of Fort Fisher's POWs" at the Fort Fisher "Beat The Heat" 2015 Summer Lecture Series (910-458-5538)
August 8, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
August 8, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring BEETHOVEN (PG - 1992)
August 9, 2015


Up & Active!
August 10, 2015


Turtle Talks
August 10, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
August 11, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 11, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 12, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
August 12, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring Zion
August 13, 2015


FREE Summer Concert Series at Ft. Fisher featuring South of K
August 14, 2015


2015 Carolina Beach Bike Rodeo
August 15, 2015


“To Prepare for Sherman’s Coming: The Battle of Wise’s (Wyse) Forks, March 1865.” at the 2015 Fort Fisher "Beat The Heat" Summer Lecture Series (910-458-5538)
August 15, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring BIG HERO 6 (PG-2014)
August 16, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring Machine Gun
August 16, 2015


Up & Active!
August 17, 2015


Turtle Talks
August 17, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
August 18, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 18, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 19, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
August 19, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring BLIVET!
August 20, 2015


Free Summer Entertainment at Ft. Fisher featuring South of K
August 21, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
August 22, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring HOOK (PG-1991)
August 23, 2015


Turtle Talks
August 24, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
August 25, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 25, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
August 26, 2015


Story Time by the Sea
August 26, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring LaCi
August 27, 2015


FREE Summer Concert Series at Ft. Fisher featuring Will McBride Group
August 28, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
August 29, 2015


Sunday Night Classic Movies at the Lake featuring MR. HOBBS TAKES A VACATION (1962)
August 30, 2015


Family Night at Carolina Beach Boardwalk
September 1, 2015


Kure Beach Open Air Market
September 1, 2015


CASH BINGO at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk
September 2, 2015


Carolina Beach Half Marathon (919-889-3438)
September 4, 2015


Summer Fireworks By The Sea & Gazebo Music Series featuring Drew Smith Band
September 4, 2015


American Legion Fish Fry
September 4, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
September 5, 2015


Sunday Night Movies at the Lake featuring CINDERELLA (PG-2015)
September 6, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring Seneca Guns
September 6, 2015


3rd Annual Heart of Hope Run (910-228-5282)
September 12, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
September 12, 2015


5K Run For Hunger (910-978-3459)
September 12, 2015


3rd Annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival 910-599-2979
September 18-19, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
September 19, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring South of K
September 20, 2015


3rd Annual Pleasure Island Day of Hope "Toes In The Sand" Walk (910-458-9453)
September 26, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
September 26, 2015



October 2, 2015


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market at the Lake (910-458-2977)
October 3, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring Sonic Spectrum
October 4, 2015


Kure Beach Jazz Funeral
October 9, 2015


22nd Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival feature DR. JOHN & THE NITE TRIPPERS and SHEMEKIA COPELANDl
October 10-11, 2015


Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge (910-452-6378)
October 16-18, 2015


7th Annual Salty Paws Festival (910-458-7233)
October 17, 2015


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring The Imitations
October 18, 2015


Annual Carolina Beach Firefighters Association BBQ (910-458-8434)
October 24, 2015


American Legion Fish Fry
November 6, 2015


Island of Lights 'Light Up The Lake' celebration (910-458-5507)
November 27, 2015


7th Annual Christmas By The Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) 910-470-8666
November 27, 2015


7th Annual Christmas By The Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) 910-470-8666
November 28, 2015


Island of Lights Christmas Parade (910-458-5507)
December 4, 2015


American Legion Fish Fry
December 4, 2015


7th Annual Christmas By The Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) 910-470-8666
December 5, 2015


Island of Lights Holiday Flotilla (910-458-0211)
December 5, 2015


Kure Beach Fantasy Christmas Show (910-279-0459)
December 11, 2015


7th Annual Christmas By The Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) 910-470-8666
December 12, 2015


Kure Beach Fantasy Christmas Show (910-279-0459)
December 12, 2015


Island of Lights Tour of Homes (910-458-5506)
December 12, 2015


Kure Beach Fantasy Christmas Show (910-279-0459)
December 13, 2015


7th Annual Christmas By The Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) 910-470-8666
December 19, 2015


Island of Lights New Year's Eve Countdown-Carolinba Beach Boardwalk
December 31, 2015


20th Annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off
April 9, 2016