Holidays at the Crystal Coast


December is a magical time at the Crystal Coast. Whether experiencing the holidays through a child’s eyes, enjoying a romantic getaway or celebrating with a group of friends, the many communities of the Coast welcome you for “the most wonderful time of the year.” Events abound with parades kicking off as early as November, followed by weekend… Read More

Happy Skies at the Carolina Kite Fest


Each year, the sky over Atlantic Beach fills with color as the Carolina Kite Fest takes to the sand in late October. Presented by Kites Unlimited & BirdStuff, Etc., this event is for kids and kids at heart featuring kite-building activities, candy drops and a night flight for experienced kiters. Novices and experts are all… Read More

Water Sports at the Crystal Coast

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With more than 85 miles of coastline and a variety of waterways, the Crystal Coast is a playground for water sports activities throughout the year. Surfers can find their breaks next to the major fishing piers on Bogue Banks or venture out to Cape Lookout National Seashore for unbridled waters. Love to paddle? Whether you’re in… Read More

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