Don’t miss Vertigo, this year’s tallest ride to tower over the festival. If you love to swing, try swinging over the Morehead City Skyline on Vertigo! Our old favorites will return like the Ferris Wheel, bumper cars, the Fun Slide, Musik Express, the Pirate Ship and much more, even rides for the little ones.
2012 North Carolina Seafood Festival Scholarship winners, picture Rebecca “Jade” Smith, Samuel Hopkins, Kelly Dickerson and Kendal Riggs (listed from left to right). Not pictured, Emily Farrington Board members in photo: Julie Glanzer, Patrick Connelly and Jonathan Roberts, not in photo Taylor Brothers (Board Member) Five deserving Carteret Country High School seniors won the North [...]
A little “Sweat-equity” brings Profit for Non Profits! These groups assisted the 25th Annual NC Seafood Festival throughout the weekend by providing volunteers for the various booths at the Festival. Over $17,450 was donated back to these community groups for their assistance. The Festival relies on volunteers to bring this festival to fruition every year. [...]
Officials for the North Carolina Seafood Festival, presented by U.S. Cellular, announced today several winners from this year’s memorable event. The winner in the People’s Choice Carolina Crab Cake Competition was Keith Rhodes of Catch Restaurant in Wilmington, North Carolina. The People’s Choice Carolina Crab Cake Competition was a new addition to the Cooking with [...]
This year’s chef’s tent will feature a crabcake cook off from participating chefs. The best part of this cook off will be the samples available for our festival goers and you get to choose this year’s winner! For more information, head to our Cooking with the Chefs page.
Local Festival Wins Big at Carolina ShowFest 2011 MOREHEAD CITY-North Carolina Seafood Festival officials announced today that they were the recipients of several awards at the Carolina ShowFest. “We have always known our festival was one of the best in North Carolina, now we are excited to say that it is official,” said Stephanie McIntyre, [...]
Southeast Tourism Society honored the best and brightest in the tourism industry at its annual Shining Example Awards banquet. “Shining Example Awards highlight some of the best work in travel and tourism, and winners truly set examples that others in the industry can follow,” said STS president and CEO Bill Hardman. “Showcasing great work is [...]
The North Carolina Seafood Festival is Carteret County’s annual SEAFOOD celebration and the second largest festival in North Carolina. Downtown Morehead City plays host to an average of 200,000+ people each year the “First Weekend in October”. Founded in 1987 the Festival is known as Carteret County’s premier event. The 3-day celebration has been estimated [...]
Every year, fans look forward to walking the streets and hearing the music of some of the nations best bands. From current national stars to up and coming cover bands, you’ll hear your favorite songs all weekend. Starting on Friday night, you can shag the night away to some fun beach music, rock on through [...]