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EmeraldFest Series 2017

The Town's popular EmeraldFest outdoor concert series is back again this summer. There will be concerts every Thursday evening at 6:30 pm on the oceanfront at the Western Ocean Regional Access (located off Islander Drive). The full 2017 lineup is available at Please bring your friends, lawn chairs or a blanket, and enjoy some great music from several different genres!

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Western Ocean Regional Access Emerald Isle, NC

August 3, 10, and 17

6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Free Summer Kids Shows

Emerald Plantation Cinemas is offering FREE summer kids movies all summer long!

August 2 - Monster Trucks
August 9 - Trolls

Snack bar will be open for refreshments.

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Emerald Plantation Cinema, Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC

(252) 354-5012

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Blackwater Rhythm and Blues @ Salt

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The Blackwater Rhythm and Blues Band is dedicated to the live performance of Beach Music, along with Blues and Funk. With their band members diverse backgrounds, they guarantee their patrons quality entertainment up and down the Carolina coast.

August 4 | 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm

325 Mangrove Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

For Reserved Seating and VIP Call Betsy@ 617-750-9005

3rd Annual Do It For Drew 5k Color Run

The run will take you on a scenic tour of the sound side of the island. Along the way you will be dusted with the bright colors that remind us of how bright and happy Drew Hughes always was, and is in our hearts! Your participation in and support of this event will help The Do It For Drew Foundation save lives and make a positive difference in so many more.

August 5 | 7:30 am

8102 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

Registration fee: $25

To learn more go to

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Emerald Isle Glow in the Dark Beach Party

Emerald Owl Productions, Inc. Glow in the Dark Beach party is back!!!! This will be a true lit up dance party on the beach in Emerald Isle.

THEME: 80's night; Top 40

Admissions free, all ages welcome.

August 5 and 6, 2017 | 7:00 pm-11:00 pm

Location is still being finalized. It will be either Bogue Inlet Pier or Western Regional Beach Access.

The Soul Psychedelic Orchestra @ Salt

World class talent, state of the art sound, amazing variety and flawless are just a few words that describe this party band! Don’t miss their only performance at Salt this summer. Grab your dancing shoes and get ready for a fun and energetic show!

August 18 | 10pm - 1am

325 Mangrove Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

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Train Wreck @ Salt

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Come out and spend a Friday night with the boys. Don't miss one of the most talented bands we have.

August 25 | 10pm - 1am

325 Mangrove Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594