Events For The Whole Family To Enjoy

Looking to support local art? Stop by a pop-up market in the cargo district. Haven’t been to a musical in a while? Get tickets for a thrilling performance at Thalian Hall. Looking to rock it out? Visit Live Oak Bank Pavilion, our new Live Nation concert venue. You don’t want to miss out. Our Downtown has it all.

Upcoming Events

21 May

Create Waves

Enjoy an eventful sunset cruise on the water!

20 May

Uptilt Film Fest

Jengo's Playhouse is hosting the 6th annual Uptilt Film Fest May 20-22!

22 May

Plant Palooza

Waterline Brewing has teamed up with Emtentions and Downtown ILM to host the first ever Plant Palooza!

22 May

Local Vintage Fashion Show & Pop-Up Market

Flytrap Brewing will be hosting a local vintage Fashion Show & Pop-Up Market on Sunday, May 22.

27 May

Fourth Friday Gallery

Fourth Friday Gallery Nights, an after-hours celebration of art and culture held 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM on the fourth Friday of each month!

27 May

New Art Exhibition

A new art exhibition “A bit of this, A bit of that” from local pastel artist Terri Moore will take place at the Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens.

28 May

Mark Koenig Book Signing

Book signing and reception for Mark Koenig's new book, The Wilmington, Brunswick and Southern Railroad on Saturday, May 28, 2022, from 1 - 3 PM at the Wilmington Railroad Museum.

28 May

The 26th Annual Orange Street ArtsFest (OSAF)

Come downtown for the 26th Annual Orange Street ArtsFest!

29 May

Wilmington Wellness Round Up

Waterline Brewing Company is hosting a collection of Wilmington's health and wellness focused brands, as well as a food truck and live music!

3 June

Dierks Bentley – Live Oak Bank Pavilion

Dierks Bentley: Beers On Me Tour 2022 will perform at Live Oak Bank Pavilion Friday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m.

10 June

Around the World: WARM Gala

Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM) is hosting the 'Around the World' Gala featuring live music by Port City Shakedown, food, drinks, a photo booth, and a live and silent auction.

11 June

Mark Bryan (Of Hootie & the Blowfish)

Mark Bryan (Of Hootie & the Blowfish) will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. on June 11 at Reel Cafe.

11 June

Burgwin-Wright House Summer Market

Stop by the Burgwin-Wright House's local summer market!

12 June

Father’s Day Pop Up Market

Local artisan market in the South Front District to get all of your father's day shopping from the area's finest artisans and producers.

16 June

Adult Pride Prom

Join many for a night of dancing, drinks, and fun to support the LGBTQ Center of the Cape Fear Coast!

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