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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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Golf Cart Raffle Fundraiser
April 9-9, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
May 25, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring JackJack 180
May 27, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
May 27, 2016


Summer Fireworks by the Sea and Boardwalk Blast Music
May 27-2, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
May 28-1, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
May 28, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake
May 29, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring MINIONS (PG-2015)
May 29, 2016


Counterfeit Currency Seminar
June 1, 2016


Cape Fear Sail and Power Squadron Seamanship Course June 1st, 2016
June 1, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 1, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
June 1, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Roots United
June 2, 2016


Friday Performing Art Night
June 3, 2016


American Legion Fish Fry
June 3, 2016


Free Summer Entertainment at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
June 3, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
June 4, 2016


31st Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival
June 4, 2016


Katie B. Hines Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
June 4, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring MANGROOVE (Swing, Jazz & Blues)
June 5, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS (PG-2011)
June 5, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 8, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
June 8, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Spank
June 9, 2016


FREE Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher (910-458-8434) featuring SOUTHERN TROUBLE
June 10, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
June 10, 2016


FREE Summer Concerts at Ft. Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
June 10-26, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
June 11, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring RIO-2 (G-2014)
June 12, 2016


Life Rolls On (910-431-0594)
June 12, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
June 13, 2016


Kure Beach Market
June 14, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 14, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 15, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
June 15, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
June 15, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Machine Gun
June 16, 2016


Up and Active!
June 16, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
June 17, 2016


Free Summer Entertainment at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
June 17, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
June 18, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring CINDERELLA (PG-2015)
June 19, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring THE IMITATIONS (Beach, Soul, and Rock & Roll)
June 19, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
June 20, 2016


Kure Beach Market
June 21, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 21, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
June 22, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 22, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
June 22, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Bibis Ellison Band
June 23, 2016


Up and Active!
June 23, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
June 24, 2016


FREE Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher (910-458-8434) featuring LIVERPOOL CAROLINA'S BEATLE EXPERIENCE (Beatles Tribute Band)
June 24, 2016


Double Sprint Marathon (910-620-6405)
June 25, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
June 25, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring HOME (PG-2015)
June 26, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
June 27, 2016


Kure Beach Market
June 28, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 28, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
June 29, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
June 29, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
June 29, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Junk Yard Mama
June 30, 2016


Up and Active!
June 30, 2016


American Legion Fish Fry
July 1, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
July 1, 2016


Free Summer Entertainment at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
July 1, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
July 2, 2016


Katie B. Hines Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
July 2, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring THE SANDLOT (PG 1993)
July 3, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring ROOTS UNITED (Roots Reggae)
July 3, 2016


Independence Day Weekend Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring David Dixon Trio (Opening) and The Beachbilly Brothers (Closing)
July 3, 2016


Kure Beach Market
July 5, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 5, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 6, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
July 6, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
July 6, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Randy McQuay Trio (Opening) and Rebekah Todd & The Odyssey (Closing)
July 7, 2016


Up and Active!
July 7, 2016


East Coast Got Em On King Mackerel Classic Fishing Tournament (910-470-1374)
July 8-10, 2016


FREE Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher (910-458-8434) featuring JUSTIN CODY FOX
July 8, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
July 8, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
July 9, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG-2015)
July 10, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
July 11, 2016


Kure Beach Market
July 12, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 12, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
July 13, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 13, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
July 13, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Massive Grass (Opening) and BAKKWOODZ (Closing)
July 14, 2016


Up and Active!
July 14, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
July 15, 2016


Free Summer Entertainment at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
July 15, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
July 16, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring STAR WARS - THE FORCE AWAKENS (PG 2015)
July 17, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring SOUTH OF K (Bluegrass)
July 17, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
July 18, 2016


Kure Beach Market
July 19, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 19, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
July 20, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 20, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
July 20, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring The Wooden Steel Band (Opening) and Fearless (Closing)
July 21, 2016


Up and Active!
July 21, 2016


FREE Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher (910-458-8434) featuring BOUNCE! Party Band
July 22, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
July 22, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
July 23, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring THE GOOD DINOSAUR (PG 2015)
July 24, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
July 25, 2016


Kure Beach Market
July 26, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 26, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
July 27, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
July 27, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
July 27, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Justin Cody Fox (Opening) and The Cut (Closing)
July 28, 2016


Up and Active!
July 28, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
July 29, 2016


Free Summer Entertainment at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
July 29, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
July 30, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring INSIDE OUT (PG 2015)
July 31, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
August 1, 2016


Kure Beach Market
August 2, 2016


Tuesday Family Nigth at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 2, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 3, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
August 3, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
August 3, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring The Dew Drops (Opening) and Southern Trouble (Closing)
August 4, 2016


Up and Active!
August 4, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
August 5, 2016


American Legion Fish Fry
August 5, 2016


Free Summer Entertainment at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
August 5, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
August 6, 2016


Katie B. Hines Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
August 6, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series LYNNE AND THE WAVE (Classic Rock, Pop, Blues, Jazz, Crossover Country)
August 7, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring NORM OF THE NORTH (PG 2016)
August 7, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
August 8, 2016


Kure Beach Market
August 9, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 9, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 10, 2016


Turtle Talks Carolina Beach State Park
August 10, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
August 10, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring L Shape Lot
August 11, 2016


Up and Active!
August 11, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
August 12, 2016


FREE Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher (910-458-8434) featuring SOUTH OF K (Bluegrass)
August 12, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
August 13, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 (PG 2014)
August 14, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
August 15, 2016


Kure Beach Market
August 16, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 16, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 17, 2016


Turtle Talks Carolina Beach State Park
August 17, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
August 17, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring BigTime
August 18, 2016


Up and Active!
August 18, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
August 19, 2016


Free Summer Entertainment at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area
August 19, 2016


Kure Beach Community Center Annual BBQ Fundraiser (910-458-8216)
August 20, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
August 20, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (PG 2014)
August 21, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring THE CLAMS (Eclectic Rock)
August 21, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
August 22, 2016


Kure Beach Market
August 23, 2016


Tuesday Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 23, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 24, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
August 24, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
August 24, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Lynne and the Wave
August 25, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
August 26, 2016


FREE Summer Concerts at Fort Fisher (910-458-8434) featuring THE CUT
August 26, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
August 27, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring MR HOBBS TAKES A VACATION (1962)
August 28, 2016


Turtle Talks at Kure Beach Ocean Front Park
August 29, 2016


Kure Beach Market
August 30, 2016


Wednesday Night Cash Bingo at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk (910-458-8434)
August 31, 2016


Turtle Talks at Carolina Beach State Park
August 31, 2016


Story Time by the Sea
August 31, 2016


Summer Fireworks By The Sea and Boardwalk Gazebo Music featuring Drew Smith Band
September 2, 2016


Friday Performing Arts Night
September 2, 2016


American Legion Fish Fry
September 2, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
September 3, 2016


Katie B. Hines Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
September 3, 2016


Summer Movies at the Lake featuring THE PEANUTS MOVIE (G 2015)
September 4, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring THE CENTRAL PARK BAND (Classic Rock, Pop, & Dance from the Decades)
September 4, 2016


4th Annual Heart of Hope Run (910-228-5282)
September 10, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
September 10, 2016


10th CBPD Bicycle Rodeo More info 910-338-7811
September 10, 2016


4th Annual Carolina Beach Dragon Boat Regatta and Festival (910-599-2879)
September 16-17, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
September 17, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring MARK ROBERTS BAND (Beach & Variety)
September 18, 2016


4th Annual Pleasure Island Day of Hope "Toes in the Sand" Walk (910-458-9453)
September 24, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
September 24, 2016


20th Annual Pleasure Island Parrot Heads Beach Sweep (910-392-2663)
October 1, 2016


Carolina Beach Farmer's Market (910-458-2977)
October 1, 2016


Katie B. Hines Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
October 1, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring WHERE'S DAVE (Funk, Rock, Dance)
October 2, 2016


Kure Beach Farewell Summer Jazz Funeral
October 7, 2016


American Legion Fish Fry
October 7, 2016


23rd Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival featuring Jonny Lang and Samantha Fish
October 8-9, 2016


8th Annual Salty Paws Festival (910-458-7233)
October 15, 2016


Boogie in the Park Concert Series featuring THE MIDATLANTIC (Folk, Americana, Bluegrass)
October 16, 2016


Carolina Beach Marathon and Half Marathon (919-889-3438)
October 16, 2016


10th Annual Pleasure Island Surf Fishing Challenge (910-452-6378)
October 21-23, 2016


Annual Carolina Beach Firefighters Association BBQ (910-458-8434)
October 22, 2016


American Legion Fish Fry
November 4, 2016


Katie B. Hines Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
November 5, 2016


Kure Beach Holiday Market
November 19, 2016


8th Annual Christmas by the Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) (910-458-8434)
November 25, 2016


Island of Lights Light Up Celebration at the Lake (910-458-5507)
November 25, 2016


Kure Beach Holiday Market
November 26, 2016


8th Annual Christmas by the Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) (910-458-8434)
November 26, 2016


Island of Lights Parade (910-458-5507)
December 2, 2016


American Legion Fish Fry
December 2, 2016


8th Annual Christmas by the Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) (910-458-8434)
December 3, 2016


Island of Lights Flotilla (910-458-0211)
December 3, 2016


Katie B. Hines Senior Center Pancake Breakfast
December 3, 2016


Kure Beach Fantasy Christmas Show (910-619-2050)
December 9-11, 2016


Island of Lights Tour of Homes (910-458-5507)
December 10, 2016


8th Annual Christmas by the Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) (910-458-8434)
December 10, 2016


8th Annual Christmas by the Sea (Carolina Beach Boardwalk) (910-458-8434)
December 17, 2016


Island of Lights New Year's Eve Countdown/Fireworks Held In Kure Beach
December 31, 2016