Front Street Brewery Wilmington Nightlife
9 N. Front St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 251-1935

Offering a full menu til midnight, 7 days a week, Front Street Brewery offers exceptional American cuisine and locally brewed lagers and ales at affordable prices in historic downtown Wilmington. Every night a different $1.99 Mug-of-the-Day is on tap along with several other locally brewed beers. Front Street Brewery's full bar...more about Front Street Brewery

4238 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 762-6333

Pull up a stool and enjoy a handcrafted ale, homemade nosh, and live music, served weekly. The fried chicken and waffles for Sunday brunch have been nominated best in Wilmington. Now that is something to celebrate....more about Bill's Front Porch Pub and Brewery

6404 Amsterdam Way
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 264-1369

The clean beer process created by husband and wife founders, Barry and Lisa Owens, keeps flavors close to traditional taste profiles by ensuring rather biochemically that the water, organic ingredients, aging and other brew techniques are tested, approved, then scaled. To complement the well-crafted beers they offer two spaces in Wilmington...more about Broomtail Craft Brewery

319 Walnut St
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 769-2881

Hand-crafted, small batch American and Belgian style ales are served up in an open garage-style space in the heart of downtown. The perfect spot to start the evening and join in on some neighborhood conversation. Embrace the conviviality offered by a beer or two at one of Wilmington's premier craft breweries....more about Flytrap Brewing

115 N 2nd St
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 769-0290

Have your next event at Ironclad, with over 10,00 sq feet and enough beer for an army your party will be a hit. Ironclad is a historic nickname for the late nineteenth century state-of-the-art warships built at the nearby shipyard. The name of the brewery compliments the character and charm of the...more about Ironclad Brewery

721 Surry Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 777-5599

Head down to the Waterline for locally crafted brews, food trucks, live music, farmer's markets, and international artwork. The owners are active in the local beer scene and their passion to place hospitality at the forefront shines through at this locale tucked under the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge....more about Waterline Brewing Co.

1610 Pavillion Pl.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 367-1014

Enjoy one of the dozen craft beers on tap from ciders, cask ales, and sour beers as well a selection of wine. The cozy pub seats 100 guests and the large fireplace and hearth sets a welcoming atmosphere. Although Waterman's Brewery is all about the brewing, don't overlook their enticing menu...more about Waterman's Brewery

824 S Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 392-3315

Take the education home with you at this brewery and home brew shop combo. All the tricks of the trades are unveiled with in-depth question and answer sessions with store guides and bartenders. The owners are both self-taught brewers familiar with many items they sell. A must stop for any interested...more about Wilmington Brewing Company

Wine Shops and Wineries

29 S Front St
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 399-4292

Wines by the glass galore and tasty hors-d'oeuvres to accompany; Wilmington is fortunate to have this boutique downtown staple. This Old World gem charms locals and tourists alike. Stop in and savor the moment in the muraled ambiance of abundance and elegance....more about The Fortunate Glass Wine Bar

605 Castle Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 202-4749

Wilmington Wine is located in a cozy, quaint building downtown, on Wilmington's antique shop laden Castle Street.  It makes an ideal setting for sharing a glass or a bottle with friends accenting a fun day. The owners are jazz aficionados who ameliorate the ambiance with classics from then and now. ...more about Wilmington Wine

Movie Theaters

111 Cinema Dr.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 815-0266

Check the web site for the latest showings at this sixteen screen theater. It's the closest theater to downtown and has showings of all the latest blockbusters. Purchase tickets online or allow extra time to purchase at the theater where they're sold in the same line with concessions....more about Carmike 16

Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut St.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 632-2285

Presented through the combined efforts of WHQR and Thalian Hall, this series includes classic films, foreign flicks and limited-release gems. Cinematique often features speakers and other activities to coincide with the screenings. Times and dates vary. Admission is $7. See the Thalian and WHQR web sites for the latest information....more about Cinematique of Wilmington

900 Town Center Dr.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 256-0556

This state-of-the-art theater is situated centrally between Ogden and Wrightsville Beach in the Mayfaire shopping center. You can expect to find at least one screen with something other than major blockbuster fare. Check their web site for movie times, trailers, ticket purchases and much more. Check out the Regal Crown Club...more about Mayfaire Cinema 16


0 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 794-1866

Visitors and locals alike enjoy this nightly walking tour of downtown Wilmington. The tour meets year round by the riverfront at the foot of Market Street. From mid-March through October 31, tours are held nightly at 6:30 and 8:30 PM. From November to mid-March, tours are held nightly at 6:30 PM....more about Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington

0 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 794-1866

Prepare yourself for a party like no other! Hoist a pint - or three - in old Wilmington's most actively haunted pubs. Hear tales that will both shiver-ye-timbers and make ye laugh so hard ye'll swab the deck. From the disreputable obsession of the merry wench "Gallus" Meg to the barbarous...more about Haunted Pub Crawl

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