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Elizabeth City Insider's Guide & Blog

It’s one thing to see a destination. It’s another to experience it from a local’s perspective. Our locals share with you where to grab a bite, see a show, get creative, dock your boat, shop, take a tour and much more.

Keep it Cool When Summer Sizzles in Elizabeth City

Posted on 06/12/2020 by Breanna Brower
When the temperature rises, it's easy to cool down in Elizabeth City with these fun summertime outings.... Read On

Elizabeth City is Blooming with Springtime Events

Posted on 03/04/2020 by Visit Elizabeth City
Time to shake off the cabin fever! The Elizabeth City area offers plenty of activities and events to entertain locals and visitors.... Read On

Gear up for 2020 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina!

Gear up for 2020 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina!

Posted on 02/12/2020 by Visit Elizabeth City
2020 is officially here and Elizabeth City is geared up for a great start to the decade! With exciting events, new Downtown developments and great accommodations for all types of visitors, you’re sure to find something new to discover this year in El... Read On

Fun Fall Events Blow Into Elizabeth City, NC

Posted on 09/04/2019 by Visit Elizabeth City
Plays, ghosts, parades, art, craft beer and nature, there are so many great reasons to visit Elizabeth City this fall.  During your stay, you can meet our ghostly apparitions, cheer for the hometown football team, shop for one-of-a-kind crafts and be... Read On

Dig into the North Carolina Potato Festival

Posted on 04/04/2019 by Visit Elizabeth City
Hungry for a weekend of homegrown fun and free fries? Head to Elizabeth City for the North Carolina Potato Festival, May 17 – 19, 2019, which will please both your taste buds and your desire to have a good time!... Read On

Celebrate North Carolina Craft Beers!

Posted on 03/13/2019 by Visit Elizabeth City
It's time to lift your glass in honor of local brews as April is North Carolina Beer month. With more than 250 breweries, more than any other state in the South, North Carolinians have ample opportunities for sampling libations at special beer inspir... Read On

Make it a Hometown Holiday in Elizabeth City, NC

Posted on 11/30/2018 by Visit Elizabeth City
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 On

33rd annual Holly Days Festival of Gifts and Crafts

Posted on 10/30/2018 by Simone Cooper
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Elizabeth City’s Historic Ghost Walk, Albemarle Craftsman’s Fair, and ECSU’s Homecoming offer October fun.

Posted on 09/28/2018 by Simone Cooper
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 opportunit... Read On

Music on The Green Concert Series Returns to Elizabeth City!

Posted on 07/09/2018 by Visit Elizabeth City
Looking for an idea for an inexpensive date night? Check out Elizabeth City Downtown, Inc.'s Music on the Green concert series. These free public concerts feature our talented local music scene.... Read On

Farm Fresh and Family-Friendly Downtown Waterfront Market

Posted on 06/08/2018 by Visit Elizabeth City
For most of us, there is no better place to buy fruits and vegetables than at a farmers' market. These markets are not just venues for buying items but also provide an opportunity for us to learn how food is raised, allow visitors to experience local... Read On

Keep an Eye Out for the NC Potato Festival

Posted on 05/09/2018 by Visit Elizabeth City
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 On

Buccaneers and Craft Beers in Elizabeth City

Posted on 03/27/2018 by Visit 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 On

Heritage Crafts a Hallmark of Albemarle Craftsman's Fair

Posted on 10/17/2017 by Visit Elizabeth City
Don’t let the name mislead; you won't find pom-pom pets or Popsicle houses at this show. Craftsmen from North Carolina and Virginia will bring their tools, knowledge and wares to showcase traditional heritage crafts expertly designed and lovingly mad... Read On




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