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Festivals, events and live entertainment make Carolina Beach a popular vacation spot. Plan your next visit around some of our famous festivals and yearly celebrations. Catch a big one at the Southeast King Mackerel Tournament.  Discover rising local talent and nationally renowned bands at the Carolina Beach Beach Music Festival. Experience the ultimate pairing of seafood and tunes at the Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues, and Jazz Festival. Take in live music, seaside amusement rides and free fireworks during the summer. And delight your taste buds at the Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off. These are only a few of the events that make a Carolina Beach vacation special.

Below is a sampling of the types of events.  Enjoy original events year-round and use the search box below to find a complete list of happenings in the area.

Nearby Kure Beach is home to concerts, fishing tournaments, historical re-enactments and other events that are sure to interest you and your family. You can witness authentic historical re-enactments at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site or take part in thrilling dive shows and animal encounters at the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher.

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