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Sledgehammer Beach Run

Onslow County Beach Access #2 2950 Island Dr, North Topsail Beach, United States

Take in the views and explore North Topsail Beach while running on the beach in either our Half Marathon, 10k or 5k. Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission is proud to present the "Sledgehammer Race […]

$25 – $65

North Carolina Pacific Arts Festival

American Legion 146 Broadhurst Road, Jacksonville, NC, United States

The 2024 North Carolina Pacific Arts Festival will take place at the American Legion 146 in Jacksonville, NC. This free two day event will feature three competitions, authentic food, entertainment […]

Ocean City Jazz Festival

Ocean City Jazz Festival 100 Carver Street, North Topsail Beach, NC, United States

The festival will celebrate its 13th year of existence, which was created to commemorate the anniversary of the founding of the Ocean City Community in 1949, which was the first […]

Summer Latin Fiesta

Jacksonville Commons 100 Recreation Lane, Jacksonville, NC, United States

This FREE event is a celebration of the Latin/Hispanic culture in our community so get ready for a day filled with fun games, music, dancing and a car show. Plus you'll get to indulge in delicious food from food trucks and vendors. This is an event you won't want to miss!  

Hot Summer Nights Fashion Show

Sturgeon City 50 Court St, Jacksonville, NC, United States

Summer fashion and Fun! Come and enjoy a night of fashion and entertainment in Jacksonville NC Aug 3rd, 2024.


Montford Point Marine Day Celebration

Lejeune Memorial Gardens 109 Montford Landing Road, Jacksonville, NC, United States

15th Annual Montford Point Marine Day Observance - The official observance ceremony will be held from  8 AM to 10 AM, Friday, August 23, 2024, at the Montford Point Marine Memorial at 100 Montford Landing Road.  The National Montford Point Marine Association will be honoring up to 30 Montford Point Marines with the Congressional Gold Medal, […]

Marine Corps Half Marathon

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune McHugh Blvd 28547, Camp Lejeune, NC, United States

Experience the storied legacy of the Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Half Marathon on Camp Lejeune. This flat and picturesque course offers runners breathtaking views of the New River, Morgan Bay, and Farnell Bay. You will travel between the fairways of the Paradise Point Golf Course, where the Heroes Mile pays homage to fallen […]

$65 – $80

Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival

Sneads Ferry Community Center 126 Park Lane, Sneads Ferry, NC, United States

The 2024 Sneads Ferry Shrimp Festival is celebrating its 53rd Anniversary!   Enjoy the annual parade, live music, craft vendors, games, children’s activities, fireworks and NC Shrimp fresh off the boat! Visit the website for complete details. Event Facebook Page URL:  

$5 – $20

Mike’s Farm Pumpkin Patch Hayride

Mike's Farm 1600 Haw Branch Rd, Beulaville, NC, United States

One of the most popular year-round events is our fun-filled hayrides. During these rides, both kids and adults can enjoy a relaxing ride on the farm. Many of the rides seem to beak out in a “singing jubilee” that can be heard all over Onslow County! During the month of October, the hayride takes a […]


Swansboro Mullet Festival

Downtown Swansboro 102 West Church Street, Swansboro, NC, United States

Join us downtown Swansboro for the 70th Annual Swansboro Mullet Festival of North Carolina on October 12-13, 2024.  Featuring a parade Saturday at 9am, street vendors, kids’ area, live music, fish fry, food vendors, and more.  The 70th Annual Mullet Festival of North Carolina is presented by Team Chevrolet Swansboro. Stay tuned for more information.  The […]

Beirut Memorial Observance

Lejeune Memorial Gardens 109 Montford Landing Road, Jacksonville, NC, United States

October 23, 2024 marks 41 years since the Peace Mission to Beirut Lebanon The Beirut Memorial was a gift from the citizens of Onslow County to honor those men that lived among us and gave so much. A solemn tribute to 273 Marines who gave the last full measure of devotion in Lebanon and Grenada […]

Veterans Tribute Weekend

Get ready for a weekend of fun celebrating and honoring our veterans! Veterans Tribute NC returns with a full list of activities, including the annual Veterans Day Parade, a family fun event at the Jacksonville Commons, tours of the Lejeune Memorial Gardens, and the Veterans Walk of Honor. Make plans now to join us in […]

Onslow Veterans Pow Wow

American Legion 146 Broadhurst Road, Jacksonville, NC, United States

Celebrating current and past servicemen and women through Native American culture. The Onslow Veterans Pow Wow serves to provide a cultural experience for residents of Onslow County, and adjoining communities to observe, participate, and learn from a broad representation of Native American tribes. Facebook Event Page URL: Onslow Veterans Pow Wow

ElJ Farm’s Christmas Town

ELJ Farms 133 Batting Cage Trail, Jacksonville

Get an early start on good cheer with EJI Farms’ Christmas Town starting November in Jacksonville. Purchase tickets at Santa's workshop to drive through a myriad of animated Christmas lights, […]

$8 – $25

Swansboro by Candlelight

Downtown Swansboro 102 West Church Street, Swansboro, NC, United States

Historic Downtown Swansboro becomes a magical winter wonderland on November 9th, 2024 from 5 pm - 9 pm as the Swansboro Downtown Merchants & Restaurants host their Annual Swansboro by Candlelight. Luminaries line the streets, shop windows display whimsical scenes, and ribbons & bows put the finishing touches on a journey back to the days […]

Mike’s Farm Festival of Lights Hayride

Mike's Farm 1600 Haw Branch Rd, Beulaville, NC, United States

Mike's Farm Festival of Lights hayride is a 30 minute hayride around the farm accompanied by all of your favorite Christmas Classics. Along the way are lighted holiday scenes and […]


Swansboro Christmas Flotilla

Downtown Swansboro 102 West Church Street, Swansboro, NC, United States

The Swansboro Christmas Flotilla is a time-honored tradition and fun for the whole family! At dusk, on the Friday after Thanksgiving, gather along Swansboro’s waterfront and watch the spectacular parade of lights down the White Oak River. Music will fill the air and you can enjoy treats, such as funnel cakes, cider and hot cocoa […]