Events in Havelock, NC

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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, Annual Easter Egg Hunt, and various golf tournaments, Havelock comes alive during the holidays with Christmas in the Park.

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Bridal Fair at the Crystal Coast Civic Center Havelock Events
3505 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-3883

January 16, 2021 This annual Bridal Fair hosted by Pam's Specialized Catering takes place each year in January at the Crystal Coast Civic Center. It is an event the Crystal Coast bride-to-be must attend. Bring the groom, the mother, the future mother-in-law and any others involved in the planning. Booths are set up...more about Bridal Fair at the Crystal Coast Civic Center


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

March 27, 2021  All children younger than age 9 are invited to the park to hunt for eggs stuffed with gift certificates, money, and toys. The hunt takes place from 10 AM to Noon. 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)

May 2020 - Cancelled  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 Saturday and Sunday.
Friday's show will feature nighttime...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 2021  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


City Park
198 Cunningham Blvd
Havelock, NC
(252) 466-3001

July 3, 2021  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 Independence Day Concert and Fireworks

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