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325 Mangrove Drive, Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594

The best live music in town!

September 14: Steel Shot

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

September 15: Tim Clark Band

9:00 pm-12:00 am

11th Annual Flounder Surf Fishing Tournament

September 16 - September 30

Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation and The Reel Outdoors are sponsoring the 2017 Flounder Fishing tournament to kick off the surf-fishing and beach driving season that starts September 15. The tournament will run from 8 a.m. Saturday, September 16 until 5 p.m. September 30 . Registration is FREE and the Reel Outdoors will be providing prizes for the top three anglers!

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12th Annual Day4Kids

Each year, Day4Kids takes place on the 3rd Saturday of September and has been a success for the past 11 years. Day4Kids brings adults and children of all ages together for a FREE fun-filled day of vendors, activities, games, face painting and more! The first 100 kids receive a free t-shirt. Some of the attractions and activities this year include Laser Tag with Rockin’ Game Party, a book exchange with the Friends of Western Carteret Library, hotdogs and drinks, cotton candy, inflatable rides, face painting and balloon sculpting by Isabel the Clown. Sensei Joyce Trafton with a fun self-defense course. The Emerald Isle Police Department will be on hand to make child identity kits. There will be several vendors giving away gifts and information. Curly Top from Dairy Queen of Emerald Isle, Sparky from the EI Fire Department, and Fat Cat from State Employees Credit Union will be walking around to greet the kids. At 1:30 pm, a raffle drawing will take place and excellent prizes will be awarded in three different age groups. This event is free to the public.

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September 16 | 10:00 am-2:00 pm

7500 Emerald Drive Emerald Isle, NC 28594

Hosted by Emerald Isle Parks & Recreation 

Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival

After 17 years of not hosting this event on the beach of Emerald Isle, it came back in 2016. Over 9,000 joined last summer and it looks like it may double this year!  Make plans early!

101 Islander Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

September 30

10:00 am-5:00 pm

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