Come to the NC Seafood Festival for a Fun Family Feast!


You won’t want to miss one of the most highly-anticipated events along the Crystal Coast! The NC Seafood Festival is a three-day event with plenty of great food and family-friendly fun. Seafood is such an important part of coastal towns in this area, and this festival is the perfect place to learn about fishing and the key to finding fresh, local product. Plus, this event helps raise money for important local non-profits, like churches, civic groups, and educational organizations. So you’ll be able to have a great time and do it for a worthy cause! Find out more about the festival below, and be sure to also download our free Vacation Guide to learn about other great events in this region!



The NC Seafood Festival: What You Need to Know

First, some history: The NC Seafood Festival was first held in 1987 and has remained a cornerstone event for the region ever since. It attracts more and more visitors to the area every year with the promise of great music, rides, vendors, and (of course) plenty of delicious seafood. Best of all, admission to the festival is totally free! The 2018 NC Seafood Festival will take place from October 5th to the 7th.

When you attend the festival, be sure to take advantage of the free parking offered at the NC State Port in Morehead City. On Saturday and Sunday of the festival, there will be a free shuttle available carrying guests to and from the grounds.

Events at the Festival

The full list of events for this year’s festival hasn’t been announced yet. Previous years have included cooking demonstrations, a fishing tournament, a boat show, fireworks, a blessing of the fleet, and plenty of great performances on the festival’s three stages. There has also been an 8k race, a sailing regatta, and a “Port of Pours” beer tasting event.


Book Your Vacation Home on Emerald Isle in Advance

Don’t wait too long to book your property for NC Seafood Festival! Book in advance to guarantee that you’re getting your favorite home from Spinnaker’s Reach. You won’t be able to find a better selection of properties anywhere else in Emerald Isle. Each of our homes is beautifully maintained and located in one neighborhood, just a short walk from the beach.

Consider booking Wade n Sea, a gorgeous duplex that is tucked away in one of our quiet cul-de-sacs. This is a perfect home for a family of four. The master bedroom is equipped with a queen-size bed and a private bath that includes a soaking tub. The second bedroom features two twin beds, perfect for the little ones to enjoy. It also has a hall bath to share.

One of the best features of this home (aside from the home itself) are the many wonderful amenities! This property comes with a wet bar, outside shower (no more sandy floors!), a pack-n-play and booster seat (wouldn’t it be nice to not have to pack those?), and a golf cart for easy access to the shoreline.

Take a look at the rest of our properties and book today! We look forward to having you.


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