Special Events

Food Truck Jamboree 9/15/2021

Join Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department for our quarterly food truck jamboree!

This event is open to the public and free. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 15th • 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at the old Kmart Parking Lot in Morehead City • 4915 Arendell Street.  We will have 2 Crazy Donuts, Merkai Mediterranean, Jasmine Tasty Thai and many more!  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org , (252) 726-5083

Youth Fishing Palooza 9/25/2021

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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 (Limited Availability). Bait provided or bring your own.  Registration at 8:30 AM • Registration Fee: $2.00.  The event will take place on Saturday, September 25th • 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at Newport River Fishing Pier • 301 Highway 70.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org , (252) 726-5083.

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Morehead City Trunk or Treat 2021

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Morehead City Parks and Rec will be hosting our 3rd annual Trunk or Treat on Thursday, October 28th from 5:30-7:00pm. 

This event is open to the public and free.   There will be a costume and trunk contest!  To register your trunk, click here.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org , (252) 726-5083

Morehead City Christmas Tree Lighting 12/3/2021

Ring in the Christmas season with the annual Morehead City Christmas Tree Lighting.

This event is open to the public and free. The event will take place on Friday, December 3rd • 5:00-6:30 PM at Katherine Davis Park in downtown Morehead City • 601 Arendell Street.  We will have Calico Creek Bluegrass Band playing as well as as food vendors!  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org , (252) 726-5083

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Downtown Countdown 12/31/2021

Downtown Morehead City Revitalization Association and The Town of Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department partner together to host the Downtown Countdown and crab pot drop on New Year's Eve, This event is open to the public and free. The event will take place on Friday, December 31st • 5:00 PM at Ottis Landing/Big Rock Fountain in downtown Morehead City • 711 Evans Street. There is something for everyone.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org , (252) 726-5083

For more Downtown events, check out DMCRA!