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Fall Into Fun Here on the Crystal Coast

Thursday, September 06, 2018
Fall Into Fun Here on the Crystal Coast

Labor Day has come and gone, the kids are back in school and summer is officially over. That doesn't mean that the fun has to stop here on the Crystal Coast. Although we've closed out the best season, we absolutely love Fall and all that it brings. Aside from cooler weather and less crowds, we've rounded up some fun events that we can't wait for happening this fall on the Crystal Coast!


Crystal Coast Beacon of Hope Race - September 8, 8am-11am

This 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk will take place on the beautiful Beaufort waterfront. Race proceeds will benefit the Carteret County cancer center.

Kayak Salt Marsh - September 11, 9am-12pm

Learn about the history and importance of slat marshes while on the water as you paddle through a salt marsh.

Lookout Shootout Poker Run - September 15, 9am-12pm

The Fun Run takes you to stops in Oriental, Cape Lookout, Beaufort and Morehead City to compete for the best poker hand.

3rd Annual Crystal Coast Beach Volleyball Tournament | September 15, 9am-2pm

This one day double elimination tournament raises funds for United Way agencies in Carteret County.

Shuck, Rattle & Roll - September 15, 5pm-8pm

This partnership between North Carolina Shellfish Grower's Association and Carteret Community College's Aquaculture and Culinary Programs will feature seafood produced by CCC Aquaculture students.

Bistro By the Sea's 25th Anniversary Concert Celebration - September 15, 6pm-10pm

This celebration will feature Sleeping Booty Band. The first 250 tickets sold at $35 each provide a cocktail hour including hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine and Social House Vodka as well as preferred seating for the concert.

4th Annual Sports Center Chum Run - September 22, 7:45am-10:45am

This obstacle run takes place at Camp Albemarle and is great for participants of all levels.

3rd Annual Beaufort's Brewin' Craft Beer Festival - September 28-29

This two day festival features beer seminars, luncheons and dinners as well as a pub crawl!

2018 Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival - September 29, 11am-5:30pm

This year's concert will feature the Band of Oz, Fantastic Shakers, Chairmen of the Board, The Embers, The Tams, and Sammy O'Banion.

32nd Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival - October 5-7

This year's festival will feature endless seafood, street dances, concerts, arts and crafts, the Chef's Tent, Southern Outer Banks Boat Show, educational exhibits, rides, games and more!

Now that you know there's plenty to do after summer comes to an end here on the Crystal Coast, will you be joining us this fall? We hope to see you out and about enjoying all that our town has to offer all year round.