Special Events

Summer Night Markets

Summer night markets 22

Join Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at the Morehead City Curb Market located at 1311 Evans Street, Morehead City.  The summer night markets will be taking place on Thursday, June 30th from 6:00-8:00pm and also on Thursday, July 28th from 6:00-8:00pm.  Check out these exciting events with live music, shopping and fun!  For more information, contact curbmarket@moreheadcitync.org or call 252-241-2773.  You can also call if you are interested in becoming a vendor!

Independence Day Celebration

July 4 2022Join Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department for an Independence Day celebration!

There will be food trucks, games, music, and fun. The Independence Day Celebration (July 4th) will be held at Jaycee Park, 807 Shepard Street, Morehead City.  The Main Event Band will be playing tunes from 7:00-10:00PM with fireworks at 9:00pm.  Meraki Mediterranean Kafe, Kona Ice, Olson's Craft Weiner's and more will be there!  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward at Victoria.Ward@moreheadcitync.org • (252) 726-5083.

Cupcakes and Connections 

Networking Social

Join Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department at our Fourth and final monthly Cupcakes and Connections Networking Series on Wednesday, Julyc20th, 4:30-6:00pm (drop-in) at the West Town Bank and Trust Mortgage Lenders (804 Arendell Street, NC, 28557). Connect with other local businesses and establish helpful relationships.  Bring a business card and enter to win a prize.  This event is sponsored by Lori Tulloch- West Town Bank and Trust Mortgage Lending Team, Lowes Foods and Joyce Matthews- Beaufort Farm Bureau.  Please let Victoria Ward know if you plan to attend by sending an email to victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org or calling 252-726-5083 ext. 6. 

If you are interested in sponsoring a future event, please let Victoria know.

Cupcakes and connections 7.20.22 

Father's Day Fishing Palooza

Join Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department for a Kids Fishing Palooza!

This event is for kids ages 3-15 years-old. Prizes will be awarded for first fish caught, most creative fishing hat, largest fish by weight and smallest fish by weight.  Bring your own pole or borrow one of ours.   Bait provided or bring your own.  Registration at 8:30 AM • Registration Fee: $2.00.  The event will take place on Saturday, June 18th , 2022 • 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at Newport River Fishing Pier • 301 Highway 70.  Registration will be available online at https://moreheadcity.recdesk.com/Community/Program .   For more information, please contact Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department by emailing Victoria.Ward@moreheadcitync.org •  or call (252) 726-5083 ext. 1.

Food Truck Jamboree

Food truck clip art

Follow the heatwave to Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department's Food Truck Jamboree on June 22nd, 2022.  The event will be held at 4915 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC (the old Kmart). From 11:00am-2:00pm, food trucks and vendors will be set up selling some of the best food around! Some of the vendors include; Baker's Rise, Two Crazy Donuts, La Cocina Del Coqui, The Cheesesteak Hustle, Bokaninas and more!  For more information, or to become a vendor, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org , (252) 726-5083.