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Wilmington, NC 28412
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Make the Most of your Wilmington NC Memorial Day Weekend

Of course there will be hot dogs and iced tea, but there are lots of other ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Wilmington, NC. Grab your family and friends and head out to the Battleship North Carolina, a concert, fireworks by the sea, or lots of other fun, affordable events.

Please remember safety while enjoying your Wilmington Memorial Day weekend. Accidents increase on holiday weekends, so you’ll want to be sure you have safe transportation if you’re raising a glass or two. If you need a driver so you can relax, Event Shuttle Service is happy to help! Our luxurious, affordable Mercedes-Benz shuttles can ferry up to 12 in comfort and luxury, with large compartments for your gear and a stocked cooler for your enjoyment.

Call 910-398-8333 or request a quote online for your Memorial Day weekend.

Here are a few events you’ll find around Wilmington and environs this Memorial Day weekend. Try one or two, and leave the driving to Event Shuttle Service!

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Bald Head Island

Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, 2015

Kick off summer on Bald Head Island with standup paddleboard excursions, kayak trips, surf lessons, hikes and island nature tours, a Turtle Trot 5k and art exhibit at All About Art. The Memorial Weekend Kickoff Party at the Shoals Club is fun for the family, and Sunday’s Sunset Celebration features jugglers, a puppet show, music, and a beach party with a drum circle, bonfire and s’mores.

Honor our Veterans Memorial Day at the Battleship North Carolina

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Community members, veterans, and servicemen and women will gather on the deck of the Battleship North Carolina for a Memorial Day Observance. The ceremony includes military musical arrangements by a military band.

See a Fireworks Show or Movie at Carolina Beach

Friday, May 22, 2015

Free live music by the Big Time Party Band, Party Music, Southern R & B, Beach/Shag Music at the gazebo on the Carolina Beach boardwalk. Fireworks on the beach begin at 9 p.m.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Bring your chairs and settle in for a free movie for the family. You can bring your own food and beverages as well. Showing Memorial Day weekend: Wreck-It-Ralph.

Visit the Riverfront Arts Festival at Brunswick Riverwalk in Belville

Saturday, May 30, 2015

This Memorial Day weekend event celebrates local history, arts and culture. Waterfront festivities include music, activities for kids, storytelling, food vendors, and local art.

Bring the Lawn Chairs to Hear Some Live Music

Friday, May 29, 2015

Bluegrass band Massive Grass kicks off Memorial Day weekend at the Music on the Town Concert Series at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington, NC. Come out to hear free live music Friday evenings through Aug. 7 at the Mayfaire Event Field located behind hh gregg and Ulta. Kids can enjoy bounce houses, cotton candy and snow cones, and coolers are welcome.

Free Fondue for Military at The Melting Pot of Wilmington

Monday, May 25, 2015

The Melting Pot of Wilmington, NC invites active duty and retired military personnel to enjoy a free four-course meal May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Thank you for your service! Reservations are required for this buy-one-get-one event. With purchase of a four-course experience you may receive up to one free four-course meal of equal or lesser value. You must show military ID.

See an All-American Baseball Game

Saturday, May 30 and Monday, June 1, 2015

The Wilmington Sharks are playing not one but two games Memorial Day weekend in Wilmington. Grab the kids (kids under 6 get in free) and head to Buck Hardee Field at Legion Sports Complex to the Sharks play Petersburg on Saturday and Morehead City on Monday.

Whatever your plans, be safe this Memorial Day weekend. If you need a ride—or just want to make the weekend something special—give Event Shuttle Service of Wilmington, NC a call at 910-398-8333, or request a quote online.


Amanda Baker

I'm the founder of Event Shuttle Service. I'm a Mom. I'm a huge Carolina Panthers fan. KEEP POUNDING! :)