Bites & Blues and Toast to the Coast Tantalize Taste Buds on the Crystal Coast


When vacationing on the Crystal Coast, there are always plenty of choices when it comes to fabulous fare. Whether you prefer casual waterfront dining, a beachside restaurant, a pub or tavern-style atmosphere, fresh seafood, fine dining or Southern cuisine, you can find it all hereand more.

Toast to the Coast
If you're here vacationing with us this week, don't miss out on a great semi-annual event that celebrates the Toast to the Coastlocal restaurants and highlights their culinary masterpieces. Toast to the Coast offers guests a chance to indulge in a three-course prix fixe dinner menu by some of the Crystal Coast's award-winning chefs throughout seven days and among 18 local dining establishments. The event begins on Sunday, March 3 and continues through Saturday, March 9.

Ticket are not sold for this event, so all you need to do is show up at one of the Toast to the Coast participating restaurants. For a set price of $25 per person (excluding tax and tip), select a three-course meal from the Toast to the Coast menu and enjoy.

Bites & Blues on the Downtown Morehead City Waterfront
The Toast to the Coast kicks off with the Bites & Blues event on Saturday, March 2 from 5-8p.m. in downtown Morehead City. Guests stroll downtown streets of Morehead City and the Morehead City waterfront and stop in for a bite to eat at each of the participating restaurants and businesses from all over the local area. Each location entices guests with appetizers that will leave them wanting more and luring them back for tBites & Blues on the Crystal Coasthe main Toast to the Coast event. Various jazz ensembles offer live entertainment along the waterfront during the Bites & Blues event. The evening concludes with guests choosing their favorite Bite of the Nite.

Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased locally at the participating restaurants, the North Carolina Seafood Festival office (252-726-6273), or by emailing fun@ncseafoodfestival.org. Tickets are also available the night of the event. Proceeds benefit the NC Seafood Festival scholarship fund.

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Toast to the Coast also offers special nights throughout the event in addition to the menu specials. Designer Night is hosted by select restaurants and gives guests an exclusive night out with food and drink pairings in a great atmosphere.
Toast to the Coast
How about taking a culinary tour? Liz Biro hosts Culinary Adventures throughout Morehead City. Guests enjoy a walking tour combined with sample bites from local restaurants, a little history of the area establishments and local food scene, and a whole lot of fun. Reservations are required and tickets are $42 per person. Hurry, the tour sells out quickly!

Are you looking for a night out without the kids? Friday, March 8 is a great night to do that! The Webb Library offers a Night Out Program where children ages 4 and up are entertained from 6-8p.m. for a fee of $5 per hour. While you enjoy a night out on the town, the children enjoy an evening of fun and learning at the library. Preregistration is required for this event.

We hope you're as excited for this event as we are! We love a chance to get out on the town and experience some of the best the Crystal Coast has to offer. We hope to see you soon. Cheers!


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