Labor Day on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina: Here's What's Happening

Labor Day 2014 on the Crystal CoastWe hope you've made plans to celebrate the symbolic end of summer here with us on North Carolina's Crystal Coast. The 2014 Labor Day holiday is quickly approaching and there are endless ways to spend your time during your stay.

We'll leave plenty of time for you to soak up the sun on our Emerald Isle beaches and make the most of the remaining summer days. Sit back on your beach chair, kick off your flip flops, sink your feet in the sand and forget your cares for awhile. Our Emerald Isle beaches welcome you with soft warm sand, sparkling blue-green waters, and spectacular coastal views as far as the eye can see.

In addition to sun, sand and surf, you can also check out these fun, festive and family-friendly events during the remainder of your stay. The Labor Day holiday weekend is jam-packed on the Crystal Coast. We don't have time to cover everything, but here are a few of our local favorites.

Live Music, Concerts & Performances

Concerts abound on the Crystal Coast. As summer wraps up, there are still plenty of opportunities to hear live music and to see a variety of performances in a wide array of local venues. Outdoor concert venues include SwanFest in downtown Swansboro, Alive at Five and Concerts in the Park in downtown Morehead City, as well as indoor performances and shows at The Morehead Center.

Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition Fall Show

The Beaufort Historic Site hosts the annual Carteret County Arts & Crafts Coalition (CCAC) Fall Show over the Labor Day weekend on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31 from 9a.m. to 5p.m. Browse handcrafted works by your favorite coastal artists and craftsmen. Buy something to take home with you and purchase some unique gifts for family and friends. The CCAC offers additional shows Dolphin & Pony Scenic Tours on the Crystal Coast of NCthroughout the year.

Cruise the Crystal Coast

The Crystal Coast Lady sets sail along our local waters throughout the Labor Day holiday offering a variety of cruises and scenic destinations. Are you interested in a pirate cruise? A sunset cruise? A seafood buffet or Southern homecooking dinner cruise? How about a dolphin and pony scenic tour?

You can find all of these cruises and more. Check out the Crystal Coast Lady calendar of events and book one today.

Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

The North Carolina Maritime Museum hosts a Murder Mystery Dinner on Friday, August 29 from 6-8p.m. End your summer with a bang by trying to solve the mystery before your dessert arrives that evening. This annual event sells-out quickly, so if you can't get tickets this year, plan ahead for next year. Tickets are $35 per person and advance registration is required.

Emerald Isle Vacation Rental Specials & Discounts

No matter how you choose to spend your Labor Day holiday on the Crystal Coast, we know you'll have an unforgettable time. Your Emerald Isle beach vacation rental offers close and convenient access to all of your favorite Crystal Coast events, activities and things to do, along with choice amenities to make your stay the best it can be.

Sun-Surf Realty offers amazing vacation  rental specials and discounts this time of year. Check out our 25% off Emerald Isle vacation rental discount and 20% off remaining weeks in 2014 on this Emerald Isle rental.
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We look forward to seeing you on the beach this Labor Day holiday, or any time of year where you can plan an escape to the Crystal Coast. If you'll be here for an end of summer celebration, let us know. We'd love to hear what's on your Labor Day holiday itinerary.

Have a safe, memorable and enjoyable Labor Day. See you on the sand!

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