September 2023 Events on the Crystal Coast
Looking for events on the NC Coast for September 2023? You have come to the right place!
Brace yourselves for a whirlwind of fun. We’re unveiling the scoop on all things happening along the NC Coast this September. With autumn peeking around the corner, get set to dive into a smorgasbord of cool happenings. They will have both out-of-towners and local legends grinning from ear to ear.
Labor Day Weekend Events
Live Music w/ Red & The Rockers @ Floyds 1921 September 1st 6pm-9pm — Get ready to groove and shake as Red & The Rockers take the stage at Floyds 1921 in Morehead City, setting the stage for an epic Labor Day weekend kickoff! Live music, good vibes, and unforgettable memories await – don’t miss out!
Murder Mystery Dinner : Only Murders in the Museum September 1st 11am-1:30pm — Uncover the mystery and crack the case of an intriguing ‘murder’ at the museum. Join us for an afternoon filled with suspense, as museum staff and enthusiastic volunteers orchestrate an entertaining tale of deception, clues, and a twist that’ll leave you guessing. Become a part of the investigation as we untangle the web of the latest unfortunate “accident” at the museum. Moreover, to fuel your detective spirit, refreshments will be provided. Secure your spot for $30, and remember to pre-register. Snag your tickets online or give us a ring at (252) 504-7758 – let the mystery-solving begin!
Behind the Scenes Tour: At a Glance September 2nd noon-1pm— Step behind the scenes at the NC Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores. Embark on an insider’s journey through the labs, food preparation zones, and animal holding spaces for a bird’s-eye perspective of the Living Shipwreck. Above all, keep in mind that children aged 5 to 12 need to be accompanied by a paying adult to join in on the adventure.
Even More Fun Labor Day Weekend
Crystal Coast Record Show September 2nd 10am-4pm — Get ready to explore a massive selection of LPs, CDs, cassettes, DVDs, and memorabilia, courtesy of music vendors hailing from all corners of NC. The best part? Admission is on the house and includes full access to The History Museum of Carteret County. Get set to dive into a world of music and history that goes beyond the surface!
Carteret Cars and Coffee September 2nd 9am-11am — Gear up for a monthly morning cruise-in like no other, every first Saturday of the month! This exciting gathering is now powered by the Crystal Coast Cruisers and Cruzettes. Big thanks to Parker Buick/GMC for letting us set up shop at the old Kmart parking lot. Furthermore, it’s all about celebrating the love for automobiles and inspiring fellow enthusiasts. Let’s come together, have a blast, and remember: Keep the revs high, but the burnouts and bad behavior low!
Into the Fog Labor Day Party September 4th at 4pm — Ready to groove into Labor Day? Swing on over to Backstreet Pub in Beaufort for a party that’s all about funky-grass jams, courtesy of none other than the coolest, weather-inspired, mind-bending acid-grass band on this big blue planet.
Say hello to Into The Fog: These cats nailed the 2021 MerleFest Band Competition and hail from Raleigh, North Carolina. With a lineup that’s a mixtape of bluegrass, country, rock, and funk backgrounds, Into The Fog whips up a delicious sonic stew that’ll have you dancing in an acoustic/newgrass wonderland.
Lights Out Back to School Party 6pm-11pm— Get set for an electrifying night as we introduce Neon Nights to our community. This pilot event offers a fantastic one-night-only deal – snag your tickets in advance for only $5.00 per person.
Emerald Isle Day4Kids 10am-2pm— Calling all young vacationers! Get ready to have an absolute blast at this exclusive shindig crafted especially for the little adventurers in your group. We’re rolling out the red carpet with a plethora of free activities that’ll light up the entire family’s smiles. Welcome to Emerald Isle Day4Kids, the ultimate celebration that’s all about good times and good vibes. From fair-style games to scrumptious food and more, this event shines a spotlight on just how awesome Emerald Isle can be for everyone.
And guess what? This spectacular affair is brought to you by the incredible folks at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation. Get set for a day of endless fun!
Game Nights in September
Game Night at Cru — Ready to roll the dice and make some memories? Don’t miss out on our game night fiesta at Cru in Beaufort, happening like clockwork every Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Guess what? No entry fee! Grab your go-to game and round up your buddies for an evening of laughter and competition. Plus, quench your thirst with awesome drink deals both at the bar and coffee shop. It’s the ultimate recipe for a laid-back yet lively time with your pals. Catch you on the NC Coast this September for this epic Beaufort bash!
Pub Trivia at Shortway — Round up your trivia squad and make a beeline to Shortway in Newport, because it’s time for a brain-tingling, laughter-fueled showdown! Get your thinking caps on as you dive into a smorgasbord of topics – from Sports to Movies, History to superheroes, and everything in between.
Mark your calendars: Trivia showdowns go down on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. Above all, don’t let this awesome opportunity slip through your fingers. Join us at Shortway’s trivia night for a memorable evening of challenge and cheer!
Music Bingo at Carolina Home and Garden — Tune in for a night packed with melodies and merriment as we dive into the groovy world of Music Bingo – the hottest trend around these parts! Only 100 spots are up for grabs on alternating Wednesdays (9/13/23, 9/27/23), so don’t miss your chance to secure a seat for you and your pals. And hey, the prizes? Totally buzzworthy!
Ready to jam? Dial up the wine lounge now at 252-393-9004 ext 3 to lock in your spot. Plus, on Wednesdays, we’ve got killer deals on select wine bottles, mouthwatering charcuterie boards from our main bar, and scrumptious pizza from Moonlighter’s Pizza. With a spread like that, you can relish the evening, all while grooving to the thrill of Music Bingo!
Other Fun Events in September on the NC Coast
Caviar Farm Tour and Tasting September 15th 2pm-4pm — The Crystal Coast has long been celebrated for its top-notch cuisine and delectable seafood, but here’s a twist that might catch newcomers off guard – caviar! Yep, you read that right. For those looking to dive into the local culinary scene, the Caviar Farm Tour and Tasting is a must-try experience.
Hosted at Marshallberg Farm in the charming Down East part of Carteret County, this seasonal affair promises a firsthand encounter (and taste!) of this regional delicacy. Whether you’re a hardcore foodie or simply a seafood aficionado, this unique event is bound to win hearts and taste buds alike.
Emerald Isle Fishing Tournament September 16th 7am-6pm — Get ready to reel ’em in! We’ve got the full lineup: King Mackerel, Spanish, Flounder, Bluefish, Speckled Trout, and Mullet – it’s a fishing extravaganza! And guess what? There’s a special Junior Surf Division too, so young anglers can get in on the action.
This event is truly for everyone! We’ve divided the excitement into three main categories: King and Spanish Mackerel, as well as the Surf Division. Plus, we’re rolling out the red carpet for our junior anglers (aged 16 and under). They can cast their lines for prizes without an entry fee – just remember to register. Otherwise, it’s time to bait those hooks and get ready for a fishing experience like no other!
Bird Hike at Fort Macon September 18th 9am-10am— Seize the chance to embrace the pleasant spring climate and serene beaches, all while delving into the rich wildlife that thrives in this corner of coastal North Carolina. Get ready to spread your wings on the Bird Hike at Fort Macon, an exciting adventure that lets you uncover the treasures of one of the Crystal Coast’s most iconic spots. While you wander this renowned landmark, keep your eyes peeled for the countless local and migratory birds that flock to this coastal haven. It’s an engaging escapade that lets you connect with nature in a whole new way!
Beaufort Pirate Invasion September 23-24— Beaufort’s Pirate Invasion Weekend at Gallant’s Channel is a swashbuckling spectacle that’s not to be missed. Set in the historic hometown of the infamous Blackbeard, it’s a time when the town transforms into a pirate haven. Buccaneers from all walks of life descend upon Beaufort, bringing the spirit of the high seas to life. You’ll witness thrilling reenactments, and lively parades, and even get a chance to rub shoulders with pirates aplenty. With its rich maritime history, Beaufort is the perfect backdrop for this pirate extravaganza, and it’s a weekend that’ll surely shiver your timbers and leave you yearning for more adventures on the open seas!
Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival September 23rd— Mark your calendar for the grooviest event in town – the Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival, sailing into town on Saturday, September 23! Get ready to boogie because this beach bash is all about the rhythm and the vibes. Best part? It won’t cost you a doubloon to get in! They’ve got tunes that’ll have you tapping your toes and food trucks that’ll make your taste buds do a happy dance. And if you want to take home a piece of the musical magic, snag one of those snazzy Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival t-shirts they’re selling. It’s gonna be a rockin’ good time!
Yoga Events In September on the NC Coast
Yoga For All: Fort Benjamin Recreation Center Thursdays at 9am — Step into the inclusive world of yoga, where everyone, regardless of their experience or body type, is warmly embraced! We invite you to join our enriching all-level yoga session, thoughtfully designed to cater to both beginners and seasoned practitioners alike.
Moreover, this class welcomes all adults, celebrating the beauty of diversity and fostering a nurturing space for each participant. For a fee of just $10 per participant, you can unlock the transformative benefits of yoga, revitalizing your mind, body, and spirit in the process. Don’t miss out on this empowering NC Coast Event in September.
Beach Yoga at Emerald Isle Daily at 8am — Prepare to experience the invigorating and peaceful practice of Beach Yoga in Emerald Isle. There are daily classes for individuals of all levels. Whether you’re a beginner, an adult, or a child, these sessions cater to everyone seeking to connect with like-minded individuals. It’s all happening in the tranquil ambiance of the beach.
Operating on a donation basis, you have the flexibility to pay at the class itself using cash or Venmo, making it accessible to all who wish to participate. Join us on the sandy shores for a grounding yoga experience amidst the soothing sounds of the ocean and the gentle sea breeze. Come and find your inner peace as you stretch, breathe, and enjoy the serenity of Beach Yoga in Emerald Isle.
Have You Found Your Ideal Experience on the NC Coast for September?
Stay tuned for more September events as we add to our monthly calendar!
September is stretching its legs along the North Carolina Coast. We’re hoping our sneak peek into the September 2023 events has ignited your curiosity and left you hankering for more. Furthermore, if the adventure bug still has a grip on you, it’s time to dive into our all-inclusive 2023 Crystal Coast Calendar of Events.
Dive into a treasure trove of upcoming gatherings and activities. They are geared up to keep you entertained and captivated throughout the year. With everything from beachside bashes to captivating displays of culture, the Crystal Coast is your playground. No more waiting – let’s start crafting your next unforgettable escapade on these gorgeous shores today!
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