Christmas Candlelight Tour Beaufort Events
Beaufort Historic Site
100 Block Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-5225

December 11, 2021  5:00 - 8:00  The Christmas Candlelight Tour, sponsored by the Beaufort Historical Association, features tours of the most beautiful private homes and inns in Beaufort, decorated in period fashion for Christmas. Guests may stroll from house to house along candlelit streets or ride with carolers in a vintage British double-decker bus between locations. Tickets...more about Christmas Candlelight Tour

Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center Beaufort Events
1785 Island Rd.
Harkers Island, NC 28531
(252) 728-1500

December 4-6, 2020  The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum Heritage Center opens its doors the first weekend in December and offers a slate full of Down East traditions, including decoy carving, boat building, local seafood cooking, musical storytelling and a select group of artists, model boat builders and decoy carvers from the...more about Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center

Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum Beaufort Events
Open House & Membership Meeting
315 Front St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-1638

December 6, 2020  On Sunday from 2:00 PM there is a membership meeting which is open to members and the public. It is followed by a holiday reception from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The event is free, however, raffle tickets are sold for $5 each. Winners must be present to win...more about Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum

John Newton Park
400 Front St
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 732-0828

December 31, 2019  Ring in the new year at the John Newton Park in downtown Beaufort with a free s'mores roast and watch Capt. Shack take the chilly plunge into Taylor's Creek. The family-friendly activities begin at 5:00 PM and end with the Annual Pirate Drop at 7:00 PM. Enjoy live music...more about A Buccaneers' New Years

Train Depot
Broad and Pollock Sts.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2259

December 6 - 8, 2019 Trains, trains, and more trains can be found on the corner of Broad Street and Pollock Street in Beaufort's old Train Depot. The exhibit offers a glimpse into the past with antique working model trains and model trains of all sizes for kids of all ages. Hours...more about Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show

Front Street from Gordon Street to Turner Street
Beaufort, NC
(252) 241-4485

December 2020 Parade has been cancelled  Bring family and friends on Sunday to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus as the Beaufort businesses and community organizations lead them into Beaufort from Gordon Street to Turner Street. The parade begins at 3 PM. Watch from the sidelines or join in by signing up with...more about Beaufort Christmas Parade

150 Turner Street
Beaufort, NC
(252) 728-5225
(800) 575.7483

December 2020 event has been cancelled  Join a festive stroll through downtown Beaufort on Saturday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Begin at the Beaufort Historic Site and visit the various locations in shops, galleries, and restaurants, where regional artists work is displayed. A local artist will be featured in the Mattie...more about Beaufort Holiday Art Walk

Morehead City and Beaufort, NC Waterfronts
(252) 728-5806

December 4, 2021  On the Crystal Coast, Santa arrives by boat. Evening parades of decorated and lighted boats bring him in to kick off the Christmas season celebration on the coast. During the first Saturday in December on both the Morehead City Waterfront at 5:30 PM and the Beaufort waterfronts at 6:15...more about Christmas Flotillas

Harkers Island Elementary School
Harkers Island, NC
(252) 838-8818

December 7 - 8, 2019  Saturday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Sunday from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The Core Sound Decoy Festival has been a coastal tradition since 1988. Held the first full weekend in December on Harkers Island, this two-day festival includes antique decoy exhibits, retriever demonstrations, and competitions,...more about Core Sound Decoy Festival

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