8th Annual Day4Kids Brings Free Family Fun to Emerald Isle


Attention kids and kids-at-heart! There are fun times ahead this weekend in Emerald Isle at the 8th Annual Day4Kids this Saturday, September 21, from 10a.m. to 2p.m. at the Emerald Isle Community Center on Emerald Isle Day4Kids7500 Emerald Drive. You should know that the first 100 kids get a free t-shirt and there are free refreshments. (Hurry, they go fast!) Plan to come promptly at 10a.m. so you don't miss out on any of the free stuff.

In its eighth year, the Emerald Isle's Day4Kids is a popular local event for both visitors and residents alike. It's free family fun for kids of all ages. Families enjoy vendors, activities, games, face painting and so much more.

This year's Emerald Isle Day4Kids highlights include:
  • an amazing basketball trick performance by Dexter "Loveboat" Williams
  • a book exchange with Friends of the Western Carteret Library
  • hot dogs, drinks, popcorn and cotton candy
  • inflatable rides
  • kids bingo
  • face painting and balloon sculpting by Isabel the Clown
  • child identity kits courtesy of the Emerald Isle Police Department
  • free gifts from participating vendors
  • free token for an ice cream cone from Curly Top of Dairy Queen
  • raffle drawings and prizes

Exciting stuff! These are just the highlights. If you'd like to see the full listing of activities and vendors, click here. Bring your family and friends and come out to experience all of what this local family event has to offer. It's a wonderful opportunity to spend the day with the ones you love the most and make some unforgettable memories together. You'll see why families come back for more each year. The Emerald Isle Kids in Emerald Isle Photo by Tara GerberDay4Kids is a free event and open to the public, so we really hope to see you there.

Emerald Isle is a lovely fall vacation destination. If you're looking for fun local events and things-to-do, beautiful beaches, uncrowded coastlines, and stunning beach vacation rentals, this is the place for you. Off-season rates are an added plus this time of year, so don't delay in making your plans to come and visit us here on the gorgeous Crystal Coast.

Cheers to celebrating kids and kids-at-heart! Let us know if we'll see you this Saturday at the Emerald Isle Day4Kids. We hope so!