Spotlight: June 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast
Whether you’re vacationing with us or a local, there’s always something to look forward to and fun to be had. Don’t miss any of these June 2022 events on the Crystal Coast.
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 have telescopes set up to view 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.
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.
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.
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.
June 18, 2022 – 9 AM until 1 PM
Carteret County Historic Courthouse
Shop and support our hard-working local small business vendors. Enjoy fresh produce, meats, coffee, arts, and more.
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.
June 18, 2022 – 5 PM until 9 PM
201 W Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC
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!
June 19, 2022 – 6:05 PM
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!
June 22, 2022 – 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM
N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Splash into an underwater art world 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!
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 many food truck options, enough for everyone to find food they enjoy!
June 23, 2022 – 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM
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.
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 artist’s 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.
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!