Spotlight: June 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast

June 2022 Crystal Coast Events

Spotlight: June 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast

Whether you’re vacationing with us or you’re a local, there’s always something to look forward to and always fun to be had. Don’t miss any of these June 2022 events on the Crystal Coast.

 

ASTRONOMY NIGHT AT FORT MACON

June 10, 2022 – 9 PM until 10:30 PM

Fort Macon’s Night of Astronomy meets at the beach access parking lot. Ranger Paul Terry will discuss the night sky and will have telescopes set up for viewing the heavens. This is a clear weather event and may be canceled due to rain or heavy cloud cover. If you have a telescope, bring it.


BIG ROCK BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT

Recurring daily from June 10, 2022 – June 19,  2022

Known as one of the biggest and best fishing tournaments along the Eastern Seaboard, the annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament is a Crystal Coast-wide celebration that extends from the open and offshore Atlantic waters to the local docks of Beaufort, Morehead City, and the Atlantic Beach waterfront.


SWANSBORO ARTS BY THE SEA FESTIVAL

June 11, 2022 – 9 AM until 5 PM

The second Saturday of June finds Downtown Swansboro in its Arts by the Sea celebration, an arts extravaganza with photography, home decor, paintings, jewelry, and pottery. The festival draws art lovers from around the state each year, eager to spy on their next artistic find.


BEAUFORT HISTORIC ROAD RACE

June 11, 2022 – 7 AM until 1 PM

411 Front Street Beaufort, NC

43 years and still going strong… join a local tradition, the Beaufort Rotary Historic Road Race, 10K/5K/1M race.


OLDE BEAUFORT FARMERS MARKET

June 18, 2022 – 9 AM until 1 PM

Beaufort Farmers Market

Carteret County Historic Courthouse 

Shop and support our hard-working local small business vendors. Enjoy fresh produce, meats, coffee, arts, and more.


FATHER’S DAY FISHING PALOOZA

June 18, 2022 – 9 AM until 11 AM

Newport River Fishing Pier: 301 Highway 70

The Father’s Day Fishing Palooza event is for kids ages 3-15 years old. Prizes will be awarded for first fish caught, most creative fishing hat, largest fish by weight, and smallest fish by weight.  Bring your own bait and pole or borrow ours. 


TOAST TO THE COAST

June 18, 2022 – 5 PM until 9 PM

201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC

Price: $50

Head to the beach and join us for beer samples from local breweries while enjoying music from DJ Phunc Mila! Toast to the Coast is a rain or shine event, this is the perfect way to get outside and enjoy Atlantic Beach with friends while learning about our wonderful local breweries! 


MOREHEAD CITY MARLINS VS. FLORENCE FLAMINGOS

June 19, 2022 – 6:05 PM 

Baseball

Big Rock Stadium

Bring your gloves to catch the next foul ball at the Big Rock Stadium! Click here for Marlins Baseball tickets and plan for a  great night of baseball and fun!


FAMILY PAINT NIGHT

June 22, 2022 – 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM

N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

Price: $45

Splash into an underwater world of art during Family Paint Night Under the Sea at N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. Instructors from Wine and Design on Wheels from Morehead City will provide all painting supplies and guide you every step of the way!


SUMMER FEST: FOOD TRUCK JAMBOREE

June 22, 2022 – 11 AM until 2 PM

4915 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC

Join the first annual Summer Fest Food Truck Jamboree! There will be a plethora of food truck options, enough for everyone to find a food they enjoy!


EMERALD FEST: THE MAD FIDDLER

June 23, 2022 – 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM

Guitar

Emerald Fest returns for another great series in 2022. Join us on Thursdays throughout the summer for free live music at the Western Ocean Regional Access from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. No alcohol, please.

On Thursday, June 23, The Mad Fiddler will be performing.


61st ANNUAL OLD HOMES TOUR & MORE

June 24, 2022 -June 25, 2022 – 11 AM until 5 PM

130 Turner Street, Beaufort, NC

This annual tour features some of Beaufort’s beautiful private homes, glorious gardens, multiple local churches, and artists’ studios throughout the town, as well as the authentically-restored buildings and grounds of the Beaufort Historic Site. Purchase tickets online at www.beauforthistoricsite.org or by calling 252-728-5225.


KAYAK ECO TOUR

June 29, 2022 – 8 AM until 11 AM

Hammocks Beach State Park

Enjoy this ranger-guided Kayak Eco Tour through the adjacent marsh water to explore some of the ecosystems which make this part of North Carolina so special.  Kayaks, paddles, and lifejackets will be provided.  Must be 13 years and older to participate.

Calendar of Events

Looking for more fun along the Crystal Coast? Check out our 2022 Crystal Coast Calendar of Events page! 

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