wilmington, nc | fall checklist
September 21, 2014Brunswick Forest
Fall is a splendid time to enjoy all that beautiful Wilmington, NC has to offer. From culture and entertainment to shopping and boating, the Wilmington area has something for everyone. With events spanning from the beach to the river, this fall will keep you busy and entertained! Check out our fall list of can’t miss events and mark your calendars for an entire season of fun!
Enjoy a riverside event filled with three days of arts, crafts, food and fun at Riverfest. This annual event kicks off October 3rd and runs through October 5th offering visitors live music, vendors, food, various kid-friendly events, a 5K race, stand-up paddle board race, antique car show and more! Don’t miss the fireworks to cap off your Saturday evening at 9pm.
Riverfront Farmers Market
Peruse the riverfront farmers market Saturdays this fall through November 22nd from 8am to 1pm. You are sure to find locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, wine, jams and jellies, arts, crafts, and many more delicious treats. Save space on your Saturday mornings to enjoy a wonderful Wilmington staple that helps to support local businesses and farmers!
Creativity, film and entertainment combine to bring you the Cucalorus Film Festival. This funky film festival plays host to 150 films from around the world. Join other film aficionados for this one-of-a-kind film festival only found in Wilmington, NC from November 12th-16th.
North Carolina Holiday Floatilla
Get into the holiday spirit with the help of the colorful and fabulous North Carolina Holiday Floatilla. This awesome fall event takes place at beautiful Wrightsville Beach and along the Intracoastal Waterway including dozens of boats decked out in festive holiday decorations! Enjoy the Floatilla boat parade that meanders along the waterway and take part in other Floatilla events like a Festival in the Park and fireworks show! Don’t miss this unique coastal event taking place, November 28th-29th.
Greater Wilmington, NC is full of fun activities and events to enjoy this fall season. All of these events are just a hop, skip and jump from your front door at Brunswick Forest!