Emerald Isle- FlavorFest 2017

Brews with Views

The weather looks beautiful for this weekend’s featured event on Emerald Isle! The 2017 Emerald Isle Flavor Fest will be held on Saturday, October 21st at the Islander Inn & Suites. The outside tent area overlooks the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, so you can get the full taste of paradise.

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Fifth Annual Event

Over 30 different breweries will be sampling their beers, but there will also be an assortment of wine and ciders for those who would prefer. More than a dozen restaurants will also be on hand to give you a taste of what they’ve been cookin’ in the kitchen. You certainly won’t be going hungry or thirsty at this event. You’ll also be able to discuss with experts on what types of beverages pair well with different foods, and with all the options to choose from- you can try it out right then and there. Entertainment will be provided by Emcee Robbie Jones and the talented local duo, Backstreet Romeo. Local vendors including Lularoe, Sweet Carolina Pearls, Cigars Afloat, and Carteret Catch will also be on site so you can shop while you sip, enjoy a smoke break, or learn more about local- sustainable seafood.

All proceeds benefit great local causes

This years benefactors include:

Onslow Community Outreach

Hope Mission of Carteret County


Surfrider Foundation

Have fun and be safe!

Tickets and Stay Packages through local hotels are still available. You can purchase yours by visiting the website, or stopping by one of the participating sponsorship locations to see if there are any VIP options still available.

If you’re lucky enough to live in Emerald Isle, hopefully you can walk along the bike path. If you’ve gotta get across the bridge, there will be a shuttle service available (See schedule below). After indulging in the array of different beverages, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got a reliable ride back home.