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Meetings & Groups

The Crystal Coast Tourism Authority (CCTDA) offers the following services to assist the meeting planner in hosting a successful event on the Crystal Coast:

1. Suggestions of Accommodations and facilities for the needs of specific meetings. The CCTDA will communicate the needs of your meeting and ask for a rate and availability response directly to you.

2. Site Inspection Arrangements of prospective meeting properties.

3. Promotional Materials including photography or DVD, to assist in selling the Crystal Coast as your meeting destination.

4. Personalized Welcome Letters addressed to the meeting group.

5. Area Information Package for each meeting attendee.

6. Greeter from the Tourism Authority to welcome the meeting at opening session.

7. Spouse Information Packages and activity itineraries.

8. Custom Itineraries for the recreational interests of meeting attendees.

9. Day Trip Ideas to our unique local attractions.

10. Color Guard contacts to lead Pledge of Allegiance.

11. Entertainment suggestions.

12. Special Meal Catering contacts including Pig Pickin’, Shrimperoo or Down East Clambake.

13. Media Contacts in the Crystal Coast area will be provided on request. The Authority will also distribute your convention-related press releases. Please ask for details.


For Customized Plans or Meeting and Event Planner, contact:
Cathy Adair, Group Sales Director
Crystal Coast Tourism Authority
3409 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
[email protected]
Phone: (252) 726-8148 Ext. 105/(800)786-6962
Fax: (252) 726-0990

Beaufort Historic Site

View Website 150 Block Turner Street
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-5225

Amos Mosquito's

Amos Mosquito’s is a casual, fine dining restaurant that serves an eclectic, made from scratch menu. We have a unique, outdoorsy décor and a covered patio overlooking Bogue Sound.

View Website 703 E. Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 247-6222

Beaufort Depot At Town Hall

614 Broad Street
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-2141

Beaufort Inn

View Website 101 Ann St.
Beaufort, NC 28516

or 800-726-0321

Ben Kane

Pirate Actor

(252) 240-2203

Best Western Plus Silver Creek

801 Cedar Point Blvd.
Cedar Point, NC 28584

or 877-459-1448

Bistro By The Sea

The Bistro-by-the-Sea Restaurant and Private Banquet Facility is owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Chef Tim Coyne, and General Manager Libby Eaton. We are conveniently located on Hwy 70 within a short walk to the Hampton Inn which is located on the water of Bogue Sound of Morehead City.

View Website 4301 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 247-2777

Blue Moon Bistro

Casual Dining in a fine Historic Setting in the Heart of Downtown Beaufort

View Website 119 Queen St.
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-5800

Brandywine Bay

18 holes, par 71 Public course is open year-round. Tee times: booked one day in advance

View Website 224 Brandywine Blvd.
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 247-2541

Buccaneer Inn

View Website 2806 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557

or 800-682-4982

Capt. Bill's Waterfront Restaurant

John & Diane Poag

View Website 701 Evans Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 726-2166

Carteret Chorale Society

Contact: Laurence Stith

(252) 726-6193

Celebrity Services

View Website
(252) 622-0078

Channel Marker

Since its establishment at the foot of the Atlantic Causeway Bridge in 1981, the historic Channel Marker Restaurant has become a staple in the minds of locals and tourists alike. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

View Website 718 Atlantic Beach Cswy.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 247-2344

Chief Jeremy Whanger

US Coast Guard Station Fort Macon

(252) 240-8499

Clam Digger Inn

View Website 511 Salter Path Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

or 800-338-1533

Clamdigger Restaurant

Our restaurant features local seafood dishes, homemade dinners of the South and daily breakfast, lunch and dinner specials. We also have full ABC permits, and our lounge features daily drink specials and DJs on the weekends.

View Website 511 Salter Path Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 247-4155

Clawson's 1905 Restaurant & Pub

View Website 425 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-2133

Connie Mason

Folklore Music & Guitar

(252) 728-7317

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum

View Website 1785 Island Road
Harkers Island, NC 28531


Country Club of the Crystal Coast

18 holes, par 72
Open year-round
Tee times: taken 1 week in advance

View Website 152 Oakleaf Dr.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512

(252) 726-1034

Crystal Coast Carriages

336 Cyrus Pollard Road
Newport, NC 28570

(252) 223-4110

Diamond Limousine Service

View Website
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 240-1680

Dick Cumberland Jazz Piano

(252) 247-7137

Econo Lodge

3410 Bridges St.
Morehead City, NC 28557

or 800-533-7556

Floyd's 1921

Shana Olmstead

View Website 400 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 727-1921

Front Street Grill at Stillwater Cafe

Great food and a coastal ambiance, can only equal an extraordinary dining experience! Front Street Grill at Stillwater is located in the renovated historic Topsail marine boathouse on the beautiful Beaufort Waterfront.

View Website 300 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-4956

Golden Corral Family Steakhouse

4060 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 726-1609

Hampton Inn

View Website 4035 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557

or 800-467-9375

Hampton Inn & Suites

View Website 118 Salter Path Road
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512


Harborlight Guest House

View Website 332 Live Oak Dr.
Cape Carteret, NC 28584

(252) 393-6969
or (800) 624-8439

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

View Website 5063 Executive Drive
Morehead City, NC 28557

or 800-465-4329

Inlet Inn

View Website 601 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516

or 800-554-5466

Kathryn's Bistro & Martini Bar

Voted #1 Fine Dining in the Crystal Coast two years in a row, Kathryn’s offers first-class service and an incomparable menu. Kathryn’s is committed to ensuring a dining experience to remember. Visit Emerald Isle’s premier restaurant tonight to find out why diners are raving about Kathryn’s Bistro & Martini Bar!

View Website 8002 Emerald Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-6200

Leon Mann Senior Enrichment Center

3820 Galantis Drive
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 247-2626

McCurdy's On Moonlight Bay

We are proud to be the only location in Atlantic Beach, NC that offers sunsets while dining outside on our covered deck. We specialize in Charcoal Grilled Seafood and In-House Aged Steaks. We also offer unique pasta dishes, crab cakes, crab legs, ribs & even offer a bar menu. So, come in, sit down, and relax on our covered deck and enjoy the view of Moonlight Bay and some of the most beautiful sunsets while dining over the water!

View Website 505 Atlantic Beach Cswy.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

(252) 808-3663

Morehead City- Beaufort Elks Lodge

4500 Sq. Feet/Accommodates 350

View Website 400 Miller Farm Road
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 726-4472

Morehead City-Beaufort Yacht Club

409 Island Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-1281

Morris Willis Music


(252) 729-4771

NC Aquarium At Pine Knoll Shores

Accommodates 12-300 several options available

View Website 1 Roosevelt Blvd
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512

(866) 294-3477

North River Club

18 hole semi-private world class championship golf course located in the North River Club sub-division.

View Website 300 Links Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-5525

Ocean Club

Accommodates 340 banquet/450 floating

View Website 1700 Salter Path Road
Indian Beach, NC 28575

(252) 247-2035

Parkerton Inn

View Website 1184 Hwy. 58 N.
Cape Carteret, NC 28584


Patrick Pake

Disc Jockey

View Website
(252) 241-7271

Pauline Smith


(252) 726-8210

Pavilion at the County Home B&B

Accommodates approximately 75.

View Website 299 Hwy. 101
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-4611

Portofino Ristorante & Wine Bar

Portofino Ristorante & Wine Bar in Emerald Isle on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina offers superb Italian cuisine and a spectacular selection of wine from around the world. When on vacation on the Crystal Coast a meal at Portofino Ristorante & Wine Bar is a must.

View Website 9106 Coast Guard Road
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-8111

Quality Inn

View Website 3100 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

or 800-422-5404

Rodney Kemp

Storyteller/local lore

(252) 728-7088

RuckerJohn's Restaurant and More

View Website 8700 Emerald Dr.
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

(252) 354-2413

Ryder Preston

Elvis Impersonator

(252) 223-5050

Sanitary Fish Market & Seafood Restaurant

A coastal landmark on the Morehead City waterfront since 1938, open seven days a week.

View Website 501 Evans St.
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 247-3111

Silver Creek Golf Club

18 holes, par 72

View Website 601 Pelletier Loop Rd.
Swansboro, NC 28584

(252) 393-8058
or (800) 373-6605

Star Hill Golf Club

View Website 202 Clubhouse Dr.
Cape Carteret, NC 28584

(252) 393-8111
or (800) 845-8214

Star Hill Golf Club

Star Hill Golf Club opened its fairways and greens for play in 1967, making it one of the Crystal Coast's preferred golfing traditions.  Our 27 holes of coastal Carolina golf are always in great condition.

View Website 202 Clubhouse Drive
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
(252) 393-8111

The 1905 Train Depot

Capacity: 75

View Website 1001 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557

(252) 808-0440

The Golf Farm

Everything you need to improve your golf game.

View Website 612 Tom Mann Rd.
Newport, NC 28570

(252) 223-3276

The Spouter Inn

Located in Historic Beaufort, North Carolina, The Spouter Inn offers a fabulous meal in a charming relaxing waterfront setting. Panoramic views of Taylor's Creek, island horses, porpoise and sunsets compliment your dining experience.

View Website 218 Front St.
Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-5190

Trinity Center

View Website P.O.Drawer 380
Salter Path, NC 28557

(888) 874-6287
or (252) 247-5600

Unknown Tongues (local)

Cajun Zydeco Contact: Barbara & Bryan Blake

(252) 729-8021

Zac Johnson

Disc Jockey, [email protected]

(252) 648-0234

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