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Events in Wilmington, NC

No matter when you visit Wilmington, NC, there will be numerous special events in which you can participate. From fundraisers, to street fairs, to civic events and cultural celebrations, the region is rich in fun and purposeful events. Check out our calendar to add events to yours!

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Hidden Battleship Wilmington Events
1 Battleship Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-5797

January 9, October 8, 2016  For the explorer at heart, bring a friend and join us for a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of unrestored areas of the Battleship. The four-hour tour consists of small groups with guides. Guests explore the bow (officers' country, boatswain locker, and descend to the bottom of the ship),...more about Hidden Battleship

WHQR Cinematique Wilmington Events
254 N. Front St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 343-1640

January - December 2016  This weekly film series of foreign, classic and notable films is sponsored by WHQR and Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts. Show times at Thalian Hall are weekly at 7 PM with occasional variations in schedule due to holidays or film popularity.  To purchase tickets, visit...more about WHQR Cinematique

Coastline Event Center
Wilmington, NC
(910) 742-0120

January 29-31, 2016  A beloved and much-anticipated event since 2003, the Wilmington Chocolate Festival has grown exponentially each year, becoming The Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival. This year's festival will again be located at the Coastline Event Center, 504 Nutt Street. The 2016 festival promises even more excitement! The festival opens...more about Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival

American Legion Post 10 Hall
702 Pine Grove Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 270-2696

January 30-31, 2016  Sponsored by the Cape Fear Model Railroad Society, this annual weekend event has been chosen several times as one of the top 20 January events by the Southeast Tourism Society. It is a must-see for both novice and experienced model-train enthusiasts. At Wilmington's largest model railroad sale, you'll...more about Cape Fear Model Railroad Society Show & Sale

Coastline Conference and Event Center
501 Nutt St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-5184
(800) 617-7732

January 22-24, 2016  Come find a treasure! If you love antiques, this show is for you. Sponsored by North Carolina Junior Sorosis and North Carolina Sorosis, two local women's clubs, the event hosts more than 35 from ten states who will tempt you with a large and diverse selection of quality...more about Greater Wilmington Antique Show

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P.O Box 1271
Wilmington, NC 28402
(910) 763-4138

January 18, 2016  Martin Luther King Jr. Day has special resonance to Wilmingtonians because (among other reasons) Dr. King was scheduled to travel to Wilmington for a speaking engagement on the day he was assassinated. Wilmington honors his memory on the third Monday of January with a commemorative parade at Brunswick St.,...more about Martin Luther King Jr. Day March and Commemoration

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