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Wilmington NC Riverwalk at Dusk

Downtown Sundown Concert Series in Wilmington NC

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(Updated for 2015) It’s outdoor concert season in Wilmington once again!  We’re excited for all the outdoor free live music happening around town in 2015.  Many of the concert series kicked off in May and we wanted to update you on the Downtown Sundown schedule. Downtown Sundown takes place Fridays at Riverfront Park on Water Street in downtown Wilmington.  The music starts at 6pm.  I believe there is usually an opening act to start the…

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Guitar player outside

Music on the Town Summer Concert Series 2014

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Wilmington loves outdoor concert season!  In addition to Downtown Sundown and Concerts at Airlie Park, you can also mix it up with Mayfaire Music on the Town, a free summer concert series every Friday evening from 6pm until dark. The Mayfaire concerts are really fun because they allow you to bring blankets, chairs, food, coolers, and even pets so it’s like a big family picnic atmosphere.  Of course, if you don’t get it together to pack…

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Azaleas in bloom around Greenfield Lake Park in Wilmington, North Carolina

Greenfield Lake Park

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To contact Greenfield Lake Park, please call (910) 341-7855. One of Wilmington NC's Coolest City Parks Greenfield Lake Park is a beautiful city park located just a couple miles from Historic Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The park features a flat four mile walking and biking path which weaves its way around the lake back to the main parking area. Greenfield Lake is a popular fishing spot for locals who frequently congregate at the spillway at the...
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Valentines Day cookies wrapped in string

Valentines Day in Wilmington NC

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There’s no better place to be for Valentine’s Day than Wilmington, North Carolina. With generally moderate temperatures in February, couples can enjoy the spirit of winter without the unbearably cold temperatures. Plus, there are amazing accommodations, to-die-for restaurants, great music and clubs, beautiful beaches, and fun events geared for adults or the whole family (Check WhatsOnWilmington.com for a current list of events in the Wilmington area.) Here’s an itinerary idea for a special Valentine’s Day…

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Kids getting ready for trick or treating on Halloween

Halloween Events in Wilmington NC

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UPDATE 2012 – I updated the links below to point to the events happening for Halloween in Wilmington, 2012.  Please be sure to leave a comment to let me know if I’ve missed something or if you would like to add an event.  Happy Halloween!! Wilmington loves spooky, scary Halloween events!  Besides a lot of family friendly events, there are also super-scary, gory haunted houses around town.  Here are some favorite events as well as…

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