February 2024 Events on the Crystal Coast

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NC Coast February Events 2024

Gear up for some exciting February 2024 events on the Crystal Coast. We’re getting ready to launch the new month with a splash! We’re all about setting the tone for welcoming spring, soon, so we can spend more time in our Crystal Coast blue water!

Dive into the Crystal Coast vibes as we catch the wave of love during February with these amazing events! Don’t miss a beat because February is bursting with excitement – our coast, our events, our adventures!

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Fall in Love with February on the NC Coast

February at the beach on the Crystal Coast is a delightful departure from winter norms. Instead of battling the cold, we’re embracing the crisp sea breeze and the soothing sound of ocean waves.

Picture strolling along the shore, with a light sweater to keep you cozy, collecting seashells scattered by the tide. The beach exudes a serene charm, offering a perfect backdrop for intimate bonfires under the starlit sky.

Local festivals bring a quirky touch to the coastal scene, creating a unique February experience.

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February 3rd

Carolina Chocolate Festival: Mark your calendars for the 21st Annual Carolina Chocolate Festival on February 3 & 4, 2024, at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City. Indulge in a weekend filled with chocolate-themed delights from vendors across North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

From luscious chocolate cakes to tempting fudge, truffles, and even chocolate wine, this festival caters to every chocolate lover’s cravings. Enjoy engaging activities like the Pro/AM cake bake-off and JRs Cupcake Wars for ages 10-16. Beyond the sweetness, know that your participation supports local charities throughout Carteret County. It’s more than a chocolate celebration; it’s a heartwarming blend of community and generosity.

February 2024 events Crystal Coast

Throwdown 1-year Anniversary Party: Mark your calendars for a lively celebration as The Periwinkle gears up for its first-anniversary throwdown. The festivities kick off at 1 pm and continue until 8 pm, ensuring a day filled with joy and excitement.

Two dynamic live bands, Mad Fiddler Entertainment and After School Surf Club, are set to rock the space, while BokaNinas Pacific Island Fusion Food Truck promises to keep everyone well-fed. Given the intimate venue and unpredictable weather, attendees are advised to bundle up and get ready to groove. It’s a celebration not to be missed, so come out and join in the festivities!

February 9th

Beaufort’s Mardi Gras Celebration: Experience Beaufort’s Mardi Gras, a vibrant three-day celebration featuring a Masquerade Ball, Street Carnival & Parade, PRO/AM Gumbo Competition & Tasting, and a Sinner’s Remorse Brunch. Enjoy lively entertainment, delicious feasts, and the unique charm that earned Beaufort a spot on Travel + Leisure’s list of “America’s Quirkiest Towns.” Save the dates for February 9 – 11, 2024, and join in the revelry!

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February 10th

Bend + Brew: Come unite mind, body, and brews at Crystal Coast Brewing Company’s Atlantic Beach Taproom for an inclusive yoga session catering to all levels! Immerse yourself in a practice that syncs breath and movement while basking in the vibrant atmosphere. We’ll bend, share laughs, and relish in locally brewed beers or a refreshing mimosa. For those steering clear of alcohol, worry not! Crystal Coast offers a range of non-alcoholic beverages to suit every taste.

Whether you’re stepping onto the yoga mat for the first time or you’re a seasoned practitioner, this session welcomes all. For just $20, enjoy an hour of yoga along with your choice of the first beverage. Local brews and mimosas are on tap for those 21 and over, while nonalcoholic options are readily available. Embrace the harmony of yoga and the joy of community in the heart of Crystal Coast Brewing Company!

February 2024 events Crystal Coast

Behind the Scenes at Bonehenge: Discover the wonders of North Carolina’s marine life with a free 40-minute behind-the-scenes tour at Bonehenge Whale Center. Learn about local marine mammals, including bottlenose dolphins, and witness the preparation of their skeletons for educational displays.

Note that this experience is not suitable for children under 12 due to the workshop environment, and those 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for an enlightening exploration of the ocean’s inhabitants!

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February 13th

The Cottage Spanish Wine Dinner: Embark on a tasty adventure with Chef Rachel Sapp’s four-course Spanish tapas extravaganza, perfectly complemented by indigenous wines handpicked by Tim Becker, a wine enthusiast from Tryon Distributing. Set at The Cottage at The Crystal Coast, this culinary event guarantees a delightful fusion of flavors, highlighting the finest in Spanish cuisine amidst the charm of coastal elegance.

February 16th

Fort Macon Astronomy Night: Join us for a night of stargazing at Fort Macon’s Beach Access parking lot. Ranger Paul Terry will guide us through the night sky, and telescopes will be available. Weather permitting, so check for updates. Park in the first lot and walk over to the east lot for the program. Arrive at or before the start time, as we’ll stay as long as there are guests. Event duration is not guaranteed to last the entire listed time. No pets, please.

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February 24th

Chili Cook-Off: Warm up your winter with some comforting food and friendly competition at Shortway Brewing in Newport! Join our potluck-style chili showdown. Sign up in the taproom or shoot us a message in advance. Bring your delicious creation in a crock pot to the taproom by 5 PM on the competition day. Patrons will get to savor the entries and cast their votes for the best chili. A prize awaits the winner!

Experience February on the Crystal Coast

From the warmth of beach bonfires to the vibrancy of local festivals, this month has been a testament to the lively spirit that defines our community. Whether you joined us for unique festivities, coastal adventures, or simply soaked in the relaxed ambiance, we hope February left you with cherished memories and a taste of the Crystal Coast’s distinctive allure.

February 2024 events Crystal Coast

As we eagerly await the upcoming events, we invite you to continue riding the wave of excitement with us, making each gathering a celebration of our coastal lifestyle. Stay tuned for more adventures on the horizon!

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Crystal Coast Events Year-Round

Next month, March invites you to Crystal Coast Restaurant Week! We cannot wait to tell you all about it, and more that is happening around here! Beyond the exciting February 2024 events on the Crystal Coast, this area boasts a year-round calendar brimming with adventure. There’s always something happening in this coastal paradise.

Dive into the full spectrum of events waiting for you by checking out our comprehensive events calendar of recommended activities. Your next adventure on the Crystal Coast is just a click away!