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Make it a Hometown Holiday in Elizabeth City, NC

If you’re longing for the warmth of a homespun holiday, put Elizabeth City on your wish list. Now through December, our city offers a stocking full of family-friendly events and experiences.... READ MORE

Elizabeth City’s Historic Ghost Walk, Albemarle Craftsman’s Fair, and ECSU’s Homecoming offer October fun.

Ghosts and apparitions flit and float throughout Elizabeth City at Historic Ghost Walk, now in its 22nd year. Now in its 60th year, the Albemarle Craftsman’s Fair, one of the oldest events of its kind in the state, offers fine items and an opportunity to observe artists creating their wares. Viking Pride will be on full display as Elizabeth City State University takes on Virginia Union University for Homecoming 2018 on Saturday, October 27.... READ MORE

Keep an Eye Out for the NC Potato Festival

One of the things that we find most appealing (pardon the pun) about the N.C. Potato Festival is the organizing body’s sense of whimsy.... READ MORE

Buccaneers and Craft Beers in Elizabeth City

Celebrate the Albemarle region’s 350th birthday! Commemorating the 300th anniversary of Blackbeard's adventures in North Carolina, Elizabeth City is hosting its first Pirate Palooza.... READ MORE

Elizabeth City is Blooming with Springtime Events

Time to shake off the cabin fever! The Elizabeth City area offers plenty of activities and events to entertain locals and visitors. You’ll be celebrating green during March and April.... READ MORE

Elizabeth City's 12th Annual Taste of the Albemarle

Are you ready to eat, drink and be merry, all for a good cause? Arts of the Albemarle’s 12th Annual Taste of the Albemarle is happening Saturday, June 4 on the lawn of Museum of the Albemarle from 6 to 10 p.m. The “Taste” portion of the event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m., as you sample delicious fare from 20+ local restaurants. Wash it all down with the beer, wine, sodas and water that will be available for sale throughout the evening.... READ MORE

Let's Get Out There and Have Some Fun!

Rio de Janeiro will be the site of the 2016 Olympic Games, but there’s no need to travel that far to find your inner athlete! The Elizabeth City area offers plenty of recreational activities and spring sporting events to entertain both athletes and sight-seers, no matter your skill set. Whether you pedal or paddle, run or walk, we’ve got you covered.... READ MORE

Come to the Ultimate Wedding Expo this Weekend!

It is well known in the wedding industry that more people become engaged in the period from November to January. Makes sense, right? A ring under the Christmas tree, or a New Year’s Eve surprise. If this happened to you, and you are dreaming of your ultimate wedding, plan to attend the Ultimate Wedding Expo, March 6 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Museum of the Albemarle (MOA) here in Elizabeth City.... READ MORE

Make it a Hometown Holiday

If you’re longing for the warmth of an old-fashioned, hometown holiday, put Elizabeth City on your wish list. Now through December, the “Harbor of Hospitality®” offers a stocking full of family-friendly events and experiences. Come for the day, or stay for the night, to enjoy these seasonal treasures:... READ MORE

Al Roker Takes Elizabeth City by Storm!

#rokerthon 2 hit Elizabeth City by storm this week when NBC reporter and weatherman Al Roker breezed into U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City on Wednesday, Nov. 11 to file a fast-paced weather update to the delight of enthusiastic fans. Talk about a amazing Veteran’s Day surprise for America’s 17th Coast Guard City!... READ MORE

Eat, Drink and Dance at this Year's Taste!

Are you ready to eat, drink and be merry, all for a good cause? Arts of the Albemarle’s 11th Annual Taste of the Albemarle is happening Saturday, June 6 at Mariner’s Wharf Park from 6 to 10 p.m.... READ MORE




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