You’re walking down the waterfront on the beautiful Crystal Coast with a mouth-watering North Carolina Shrimp Burger in one hand, a cold, refreshing drink in the other, and a pocket full of tickets for the rides, all while listening to top notch live music with your closest friends and family. Want to stop imagining it and start living it? Do you want to have fun? Do you want to be able to eat seafood served every imaginable way? Are you looking for family entertainment? What if you could find all of this without paying a cent for admission? YOU CAN! On October 2-4, 2009, the 23rd Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival will be held on the Waterfront in Morehead City. The weekend will include all of the following: NEW! Seafood sampling, Cooking demonstration by highly renowned chefs, Purchase NC Seafood at the Open Aire Market, Southern Outer banks Boat Show & More at the NC State Port, Ship tours, Entertainment on 4 stages all weekend, SasSea’s Island Playground for kids 8 years and under, Food vendors, Over 150 Arts & Crafts Vendors, Sporting events, Amusement Rides, Fireworks on Saturday Night (9:00pm), Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the NC State Port, Free parking at the NC State Port, and Free shuttle from the Port to 3rd Street
Come and join us for the 2nd largest Festival in North Carolina on October 2-4, 2009. If you require overnight accommodations, check our accommodations section on our site. Keep checking our website for updates on events and entertainment.
Friday, October 2, 2009 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Saturday, October 3, 2009 11:00 am - 11:00 pm, Sunday, October 4, 2009 10:00 am
Blessing of the Fleet - NC State Port, Sunday, October 4, 2009 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
NC's Crystal Coasts number one seafood fest ever! You cant go wrong when it comes to the Seafood Fest in Morehead City, tons of fresh Seafood, live music, and just an all around great time! enjoyment for the whole family. from carnival rides for the little ones to beer tents for the adults! Security is awesome and always keeping a close eye to make sure that things dont get out of hand and everyone is safe!
The lovely waterfront community of Morehead City is the host of the North Carolina Seafood Festival, held the first weekend in October. Here you’ll be treated to seafood galore and can enjoy the flounder-flinging contest, as well as live entertainment and plenty of games and activities for the kids. Activities are held mainly on the waterfront, but the county abounds with events, including sailboat and road races, and tennis and golf tournaments. Call (252) 726–6273 for more information.