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In Elizabeth City, we know how to celebrate and have fun! There’s an event for every season, monthly art, live music, ghost walks, regattas … yes, even the potato. Check the event calendar for events, festivals and special happenings during your visit, or sign up to join our email list!

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Hello Spring! Craft & Vendor Show

March 25, 2023
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us for craft vendors, food trucks, vendors & more!

Elizabeth City Rowing Club Spring Regattas

March 25, 2023-May 20, 2023
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Food, drinks, T-shirts for sale, a DJ, donkeys to pet, and great rowers to watch!

Babes 'N Brews Drag Show

March 26, 2023
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join our sassy queens at Ghost Harbor as they put on a show you won't want to miss!

Beer & Hymns at Seven Sounds

March 26, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us at Seven Sounds for a beer (or wine, soda, water, whatever) and a good ole fashion sing-a-long!

Trivia Tuesday at Ghost Harbor

March 28, 2023
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check out Ghost Harbor for Trivia Tuesday! New teams are always welcome & it's free to play!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Switch Tournament

March 30, 2023
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Gaming icons clash in this ultimate showdown! Join us at Ghost Harbor for some Super Smash Bros. fun! 21+

Dance Party at Seven Sounds

March 31, 2023
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Grab your dancing shoes and join us for a night of fun at Seven Sounds!

Live Music with Doc Perkins, The Acoustic Legend

March 31, 2023
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Join us at Ghost Harbor for this Acoustic Legend!

UNC Clef Hangers

April 1, 2023
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The UNC Clef Hangers are Carolina's oldest a cappella group. A staple of Tar Heel tradition- This concert will feature Elizab

Love is Brewing: Speed Dating Event at Ghost Harbor

April 2, 2023
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come meet your match at this first-ever speed dating event!

Beer Tasting & Bottle Swap

April 3, 2023
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the first Beer Tasting & Bottle Swap of 2023!


April 4, 2023
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

*New music themes each week. *Free to play! *Prizes for every round! *Please sing along!

40th Anniversary Celebration of the Food Bank of the Albemarle

April 5, 2023
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Grab the family and come out to see our new facility and experience some fun for all ages!

EC Brewery Crawl for National Beer Day (Weekend)

April 7, 2023-April 8, 2023
12:00 PM

Avet, Seven Sounds, & Ghost Harbor host the National Beer Day Bar Crawl!

First Friday ArtWalk

April 7, 2023
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy artwork, artist demos, and live music at multiple locations around downtown Elizabeth City!

Live Music: Bobby Soto

April 7, 2023
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2019 winner of OBX Rising Artist Award, Bobby Soto is BACK!

Trivia Tuesday

April 11, 2023
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Trivia Tuesday, hosted by Meredith Gragg and/or Tyler Pittman! Free to play!

Open Mic Revival (Hosted by Molly Miller)

April 13, 2023
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us for our monthly Open Mic Night (the second Thursday of each month), hosted by the one and only Molly Miller!

Live Music: Gina Swoope & Jacob Vanko

April 14, 2023
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Annual TarWheel Cycling Event

April 15, 2023
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cycle through scenic northeastern North Carolina. Multiple options for course lengths!


April 18, 2023
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

*Free to play! *Prizes for every round! *Please sing along!

River City Woodwind Ensemble

April 21, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come out and see these Elizabeth City musicians perform classical favorites!

Live Music: Jeremy Jackson

April 21, 2023
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come enjoy some Rhythm and Blues, southern rock, and a touch of classic country!

Run for Hope 5k

April 22, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Enjoy a scenic run along the Pasquotank River while raising money for a good cause!

Legends & Lore of Elizabeth City

April 22, 2023
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NEW EVENT! Come see if you can figure out who killed Nell Cropsey!

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