Looking for something fun to do in Wilmington this summer? Check out these activities!
1. BROWSE A LOCAL HOME DECOR SHOP
Looking for new home decor, kitchen or bath supplies? How about a new addition to your back porch? Wilmington has you covered!
New River Pottery
5744 Market Street
2. MINGLE WITH THE SEAHAWKS
Witness the beautiful and historical buildings on the campus of University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the state’s coastal university.
601 South College Road
3. TAKE A BITE OF THE SWEET LIFE
Wilmington is famous for its sinfully delicious selection of sweet shops, so indulge in a cupcake, crepe, donut or pie to satisfy the craving.
222 Causeway Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC
4. GROOVE AT A CONCERT BY THE RIVER
Free, live music plus a gorgeous backdrop equals an incredible way to spend the afternoon.
Summer Concert Series 2015
Airlie Gardens, 300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC
$9 Adults / $2 Children 4-12 / FREE Children under 4
July 17 – L Shape Lot
August 7 – Boba Frank
August 21 – Signal Fire
September 4 – The Other Guys
September 18- The Imitations
5. STUMBLE UPON A NEW UNIQUE HOUSE ACCESSORY
Spend time browsing through the delightful shops full of antiques and vintage items at Antique District.
6. TAKE A TOUR ON THE WATER
If you’re tired on being on the road, take a tour on the water! Catamaran tours are available for sunset cruises, eco cruises and history cruises. Riverboat tours offer sightseeing tours while some even feature murder mystery cruises!
Cape Fear Riverboats/Henrietta III
101 South Water Street #1
7. HAVE A FEW MOMENTS OF PEACE AND QUIET
Have a moment of reflection inside Airlie Gardens, where you will find breathtaking views, formal gardens, walking realism lakes and ever-changing flowers.
300 Airlie Road
8. GO OFF COURSE
Escape from the town one day to visit a nearby beach or island for a relaxing, stress-free day in the sun.