Kure Beach


This Week on Pleasure Island (Aug. 18-24, 2014)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC August 18, 2014 – As the summer approaches Labor Day, Pleasure Island has another great week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment. There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan to join us for Thursday nights’ FREE concert […]


Call for Artists – Seafood Blues and Jazz Poster Contest (Deadline 9-8-14)

CALL FOR ARTISTS 21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists (PDF form download ) KURE BEACH, NC August 17, 2014 – Time is growing short, but there is still time to submit your entry for your vision to convey B L U E S   & J […]


This Week on Pleasure Island (Aug. 11-17, 2014)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC August 12, 2014 – As the summer approaches Labor Day, Pleasure Island has another great week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment. There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan to join us for Thursday nights’ FREE concert […]


This week on Pleasure Island (Aug. 3 to Aug. 10, 2014)

All together now – NO MORE RAIN….NO MORE RAIN! CAROLINA BEACH, NC August 4, 2014 – Pleasure Island has another great week of FREE activities for your vacationing and leisure-time fulfillment. There is always something for everyone on our little slice of paradise. Please plan to join us for Thursday […]


What's Happening This Weekend Across North Carolina

Culture Around Every Corner: July 24-27 RALEIGH, NC July 24, 2014 – An exploration of 18th century beer in Statesville, a look at the view 20 feet from stardom in Raleigh and a lively concert of indie folk tunes in Winston-Salem are just a few of the opportunities for fun […]


21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS 21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists (PDF download) Kure Beach, NC June 23, 2014 – Every Year about this time, we begin the process of finding our Artist that has the vision to convey B L U E S   & J A […]


Town of Kure Beach & Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce present 2014 FREE Summer Concert Series

KURE BEACH, NC June 10, 2014 – Summertime at the beach is all about sun, sand, waves, seafood and MUSIC! So we’re again bringing you our FREE Summer Concert Series held at the Fort Fisher Air Force Recreation Area in Kure Beach on the second and fourth Fridays of June, […]


Aquarium Closed Wednesday and Thursday

KURE BEACH, NC January 29, 2014 – The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher will be closed Wednesday, January 29,  and Thursday, January 30, due to persistent hazardous conditions created by severe winter weather. An assessment will be made Thursday afternoon for a possible re-opening on Friday.


Young Loggerheads Continue Their Journey

KURE BEACH, NC December 20, 2013 – A hidden nest, a perilous trek, a temporary home and a Coast Guard escort make the successful release of two loggerhead sea turtles by the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher quite an epic tale. The sea turtles began their journey in August […]


North Carolina Aquarium Staff Shine

KURE BEACH, NC December 19, 2013 – The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher honored two employees recently for making the Aquarium a better place to work and visit.Aquarist Matt Babineau won the 2013 Sea Star Award for outstanding job performance. Babineau’s love of science and the ocean led him […]