Events in Havelock, NC

Being home to Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point has made Havelock, NC, a popular destination for one of Eastern North Carolina's largest events, the MCAS Cherry Point Air Show. This biannual event offers up family fun in the form of aerobatics, skydiving, helicopters and the death-defying Blue Angels. In addition to having other special events like the Chili Festival, Blues Festival, and various golf tournaments, Havelock comes alive during the holidays with Christmas in the Park.

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Havelock City Park, U.S. Hwy. 70 E
Havelock, NC
(252) 444-6429

All children younger than age 9 are invited to the park to hunt for eggs stuffed with gift certificates, money, and toys. The hunt usually takes place the Saturday before Easter morning, but to confirm the date, be sure to call ahead. Children need to bring a basket....more about Easter Egg Hunt


Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
Cherry Point, NC
(866) WINGS NC (946-4762)

Next Air Show to be held in the Spring of 2018 Normally held every other year, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Air Show is the state's largest air show on the East Coast's largest Marine Corps air station.

This year's event will offer a Friday Night Show along with daytime performances on...more about Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Air Show


NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28516
(252) 728-2265

June 2018 The Eastern Carolina Artificial Reef Association (ECARA) will be holding its annual fundraising dinner. There will be exhibits, silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, entertainment, and shows by the aquarium staff. ECARA is a non-profit organization that seeks to raise money to promote the understanding of the economic and ecological benefits...more about Eastern Carolina Artificial Reef Association Annual Fundraiser


Walter B. Jones Park
US Hwy. 70 E
Havelock, NC
(252) 444-6429

July 4, 2017  Havelock's Independence Day celebration is the prelude to a grand fireworks display in the evening. For years, crowds have enjoyed a variety of entertainment, including musical groups, clowns, and games. Tributes to those currently and those historically responsible for winning and preserving American freedom continue throughout the festivities....more about Old Fashioned Fourth of July

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