The Crystal Coast is a wonderful place to celebrate the Holiday season!

Take advantage of the local parades, flotillas, and other events for some great family-fun.

Beaufort, NC Christmas Display

Beaufort- America’s Favorite Small Town

And maybe Santa’s too!

  • Annual Christmas Parade

    • Downtown Beaufort- Saturday, December 7th  |  1:00 PM
  • Crystal Coast Flotilla to Beaufort

    • Downtown Beaufort Waterfront- Saturday, December 7th  |  6:15 PM
  • 9th Annual Holiday Art Walk

    • Beaufort Historic Site (130 Turner St)- Saturday, December 14th  |  5:00 PM
  • Historic Beaufort Candlelight Homes Tour

    • Beaufort Historic Site (130 Turner St)- Saturday, December 14th  |  5:00 PM
  • Sunday Brunch Holiday Walkabout

Morehead City- A Fisherman’s Paradise

Will you ‘fish what’s on your list’?

  • Small Business Saturday & Artwalk

    • Downtown Morehead City – Saturday, November 30th
  • Chowder & Cheer

    • Downtown Morehead City – Saturday, December 7th  |  *Ticketed Event
  • Breakfast with Santa

    • Floyd’s 1921 (400 Bridges St) – Saturday, December 14th  |  8:30 AM, 9:30 AM, & 10:30 AM
  • Christmas Flotilla

    • Downtown Morehead City Waterfront- Saturday, December 7th  |  5:30 PM
  • Morehead City Christmas Parade

    • Arendell St (17th- 4th Street) – Saturday, December 14th  |  11:00 AM
  • Community Tree Lighting

    • Jaycee Park (807 Shepard Street) – Saturday, December 14th  |  6:00 PM
  • Downtown Countdown

    • Downtown Morehead City – Tuesday, December 31st  |  6:00 PM- Midnight
Morehead City- Downtown Countdown
Atlantic Beach, NC- Penguin Plunge

Atlantic Beach- Catch all the action at The Circle

Because it’s never too cold for a day at the Beach- Right?

  • ‘Light Up the Night’ Christmas Parade

    • AB Town Park to The Circle – Friday, December 6th  |  6:00 PM
  • ‘Smoke on the Water’ Bonfire on the Beach

    • The Circle (201 West Atlantic Blvd) – Sunday, December 29th  | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Penguin Plunge

Emerald Isle- Where ‘Nice Matters’

So you better make sure you’re on Santa’s ‘Nice List’!

  • 16th Annual Christmas Parade

    • Lee St to Mangrove Drive – Saturday, November 30th  |  3:00 PM
  • 8th Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

    • Emerald Isle Community Center (203 Leisure Lane) – Saturday, December 7th  |  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Santa & A Movie

    • Emerald Isle Community Center (203 Leisure Lane) – Friday, December 13  |  6:00 PM
    • Admission is one unwrapped gift per child- Regsitration Required! Call (252) 354-6350
Emerald Isle, NC Christmas Parade