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What to Do in Wilmington – June 2016

Oh warmth of summer, how I have missed thee, and what better way to welcome thine arrival than a barrage of mostly free outdoor activities! Music, outdoor movies, the beach, brews, and runs all highlight the greatness that awaits your Wilmington June!

what to do in wilmington, nc june 2016


So, What’s Going on In Wilmington, NC June 2016?

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 6:30pm: Fireworks by the Sea and Live Music

Location: Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Weekly through Labor Day weekend, The Carolina Beach Boardwalk will host live music and a fireworks display! June 2’s concert features the reggae of Roots United. When the sun sets, stick around for a spectacular sky-lighting over the shimmering Atlantic.

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 458-8434 or email visitor@pleasureislandnc.org

Friday, June 3, 2016, 6:00pm: Downtown Sundown Concert

Location: Princess Street and North Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

The 11th installment of the Downtown Sundown Concert Series sets up across from the Riverwalk in Wilmington, running every Friday through Sept. 2. June 3 opens with Phantom Playboys and then shows off the talents of Abbey Road Live, a Beatles tribute band. Beer, wine, and food are available, although a $1 wristband must be purchased to buy alcohol. Rain or shine, the show will go on!

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 763-7349

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 6:00pm: A Evening With Haw River Farmhouse Ales

Location: Fermental, 7250-B Market Street, Wilmington, NC 2841

Fermental in Wilmington presents An Evening With Haw River Farmhouse Ales of Saxapahaw, NC. The event features samplings, live music starting at 7:00pm with the Blarney Brogues, and a visit from 2 Bros Coastal Cuisine.

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 821-0362 or email yeast@fermental.net

Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6:30pm: Tuesday Night Family Night

Location: Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Tuesday Night Family Night at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk features games, a bounce house, raffles, and live entertainment by Lynne and DJ Wave. Come for an evening your family won’t forget!

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 458-8434 or email visitor@pleasureislandnc.org

Friday, June 17, 2016, 8:30pm: Outdoor Cinema: Movie on Madison

Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 415 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC 28472

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville presents Movie on Madison. The June 17 show will feature a newer animated classic, Despicable Me (PG). Chairs and blankets can be set up on the side lawn starting at 8pm. The movie will begin around dusk. Coolers, alcohol, and smoking are not permitted. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 914-4185 or email whiteville@naturalsciences.org

Saturday, June 18, 2016, 8:00-10:00am: Good Hops 5K Beer Run

The Good Hops 5K Beer Run in Carolina Beach, NC, begins at Good Hops Brewing and courses through the neighboring Carolina Beach State Park. All registered runners receive an official T-shirt, a Good Hops 5K Beer Run pint glass, and runners over age 21 get a ticket good for one pint of beer. This is a dog and walker-friendly event, and includes live music, food trucks, and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Pleasure Island State Parks.

Location: Good Hops Brewing, 811 Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Cost: $30

Contact: (910) 398-5423 or email lisagoodhops@yahoo.com

Friday, June 24, 2016, 9:30am: Wii Fitness Friday

Location: Northeast Regional Library, 1241 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington, NC 28405

Wii Sports and Just Dance video games will be available from 9:30am to 12:30pm in the Children’s Room at Northeast Library in Wilmington, NC, on Friday mornings in June and July. No reservations are required to play on Wii Fitness Friday, but a parent must sign for their child’s use of game controllers. Get your kids up, active, and ready for summer!

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 798-6373 or email mnunez@nhcgov.com

Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 10:00am: Move and Groove Summer Storytime

Location: Main Library, 201 Chestnut Street, Wilmington , NC 28401

Move and Groove Summer Storytime at the Main Library in downtown Wilmington, NC, features an hour-long session where kids and parents can dance and sing their way through interactive stories and games, using rhythm instruments and colorful scarves and ribbons. No registration required.

Cost: FREE!

Contact: (910) 798-6303 or email jcriser@nhcgov.com

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