The North Carolina ocean shore attracts visitors worldwide with its magnetic charm. The ocean provides North Carolina with bountiful nutritious seafood that brings in customers worldwide. That’s why the NC Seafood Festival is such an important celebration for North Carolina residents and draws in plenty of travelers near and far.
When you book your stay at Spinnaker’s Reach Realty, you can join in on the fun. We have a premium selection of oceanfront Emerald Isle vacation rentals where you can be close to the NC Seafood Festival fun. When you’re not at the festival, there is still plenty to explore in Emerald Isle.
What is the NC Seafood Festival?
The North Carolina Seafood Festival draws in travelers worldwide to indulge in mouthwatering cuisine, shopping, and live entertainment. It also provides fundraising opportunities for the local nonprofit, civic, church, and educational organizations participating in the festival. The North Carolina Seafood Festival also ensures the future of the seafood industry by funding a scholarship for students pursuing a degree related to seafood.
Things To Explore at the NC Seafood Festival
- Fleet Blessing: The ocean can be ruthless, and many have lost their lives to provide the diverse variety of fresh seafood we have become accustomed to enjoying. The fleet blessing ceremony is an annual event at the North Carolina Seafood Festival to honor the North Carolina fishing fleets. The exact time and location are announced yearly during the NC Seafood Festival.
- Education: The 100 individual booths are sponsored by restaurants, civic organizations, school groups, and churches. Each booth provides a delicious educational experience on their interpretation of the ideal North Carolina seafood dish. From shrimp burgers to sea urchins on a stick, this will be a culinary adventure like no other.
- Entertainment: Enjoy free live entertainment by local artists at the North Carolina Seafood Festival. From clowns to local bands, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. There is plenty of space to hang out on the grass or bleachers. Stars like Blake Shelton have performed at the NC Seafood Festival in the past!
- Shopping: Local artists and vendors have plenty of unique homemade goods for travelers to discover. From glass blowing to North Carolina Seafood Festival attire, this will be an exciting shopping experience for shopaholics and novelty seekers. There is plenty of parking nearby, so it will be easy to put your treasures in your car while you enjoy the rest of the festival.
Relax and Recharge in Luxury
After a busy day at the NC Seafood Festival, relax with Spinnaker’s Reach Realty. We have a luxurious selection of Emerald Isle vacation rentals with oceanfront views and pool access. Join in the delicious festivities when you book your stay today!