Celebrate the Holidays on the Shore: Holiday Events Along the Crystal Coast

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Celebrate the Holidays on the Shore: Holiday Events Along the Crystal Coast

holiday events along the crystal coastLooking for some fun and festive ways to celebrate the season in the Crystal Coast? From Morehead City to Beaufort to Emerald Isle, check out these great holiday events for all ages!

Favorite Crystal Coast Holiday Events

Santa and a Movie

On December 8 at 6pm, head to Emerald Isle Parks and Red (7500 Emerald Drive) to enjoy milk & cookies with Santa, followed by a short Christmas movie classic! Dress your little ones in comfy Christmas pjs to snuggle up and enjoy. Preregister now.

5th Annual Gingerbread Festival

From December 8 through December 10, enter your gingerbread creations at the Crystal Coast Civic Center to benefit the SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House—and win great prizes, of course.holiday events along the crystal coast

Race to the North Pole

At 10am on December 9, meet in the parking lot of the Dock House Restaurant in downtown Beaufort for an adult tricycle race to collect bikes for Toys for Tots.

Morehead City Christmas Parade

On December 9 from 11am to 12pm, Downtown Morehead City comes alive with floats, community groups, entertainment, Santa in his slight, and more.

Beaufort Holiday Art Walk

After the parade, head down to Downtown Beaufort from 1pm to 5pm to explore local art on showcase at shops, galleries, and holiday events along the crystal coastlocal restaurants.

Olde Fashioned Holiday Market

On December 16 from 4:30 to 8:30pm, Olde Beaufort Farmers Market hosts the annual Christmas Market at Courthouse Square in Beaufort, featuring over 60 vendors selling homegrown veggies, fresh seafood, meat, and eggs, fresh-baked foods and goods, and more. Festively lit tents, live music, food trucks, and an appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus are all part of the experience.

Downtown Countdown

On December 31, count down the hours until the new year in Downtown Morehead City with fun events and activities for allholiday events along the crystal coastages. From 5pm to 1am, enjoy activities for kids, teens, and adults, including a glow party and light show, entertainers, live music, food, and more.

New Year’s Eve in Downtown Beaufort

If Historic Beaufort is more your scene, you can certainly celebrate the New Year there, too, from 6 to 9pm. Catch the New Year’s Eve Pirate Drop, Marshmallows & Resolutions, live music, beer and wine, and much more.

Ready to Come Join the Fun in the Crystal Coast?

Thinking of buying a vacation home along the Crystal Coast? Then it’s time to contact Linda Rike Real Estate. As your local guides to real estate and lifestyle on the Crystal Coast, we’re here to help you explore the area, learn more about relocating to the Crystal Coast, and find your dream vacation home.

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