October Events and Things To Do on the NC Coast


October Events and Things To Do on the NC Coast | Sun-Surf Realty


Say hello to October at the beach! Autumn is here and with it comes the beauty of the season along with all of the sun, sand and surf to make your month even better. Who says you can't enjoy the best of both worlds? Fall at the beach is the best! October in Emerald Isle is filled with seasonal activities that reflect both the coastal nature of our area and the autumnal activities you know and love. Come spend October on the NC coast and see what we have to offer. Here are the highlights. Enjoy! 

Fishing for a Cure

October 5-13, 2019

Emerald Isle, NC

Fishin’ for a Cure is a nonprofit organization that aims to make a difference for women battling cancer through fishing, fun and fellowship. Sign up for a this local fishing tournament that supports a great cause with a lot of tournament events that go beyond just the fishing!   Details here. 

Free Surf Fishing Seminar

October 7, 2019

Emerald Isle Community Center

This is a free Trout Surf Fishing Seminar with Dr. Bogus from 6-8p.m. at the Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center. Learn about surf fishing from one of the area’s most renowned experts. Pre-registration is required and registration is limited to 30 people. Call 252-354-6350 or email wsmith@emeraldisle-nc.org.

Trout Surf Fishing Registration

Through October 10, 2019

Emerald Isle, NC

The 17th Annual Gordie McAdams Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament registration is free and there are prizes for the top 3 anglers! Registration is through October 10th. The Reel Outdoors is the official weigh-in station. All trout must be caught by fishing on foot (surf, pier, inlet, sound) from Fort Macon to Emerald Isle; no boats. Registration details here. 

Friday Free Flicks

October 11, 2019

Emerald Isle Community Center

Stop by the gymnasium at Emerald Isle Parks and Rec every second Tuesday of each month for the Friday Free Flick series. Admission is free and open to everyone. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Movies are family oriented. October's showing is Mary Poppins Returns. Movie starts at 7p.m. Don't forget to bring a chair or blanket. Event details here.

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Trout Surf Fishing Tourney

October 12-November 23, 2019

Emerald Isle, NC

The 17th Annual Gordie McAdams Speckled Trout Surf Fishing Tournament runs from Saturday, October 12 through November 23, 2019. Registration is free. The Reel Outdoors is the official weigh-in station. All trout must be caught by fishing on foot (surf, pier, inlet, sound) from Fort Macon to Emerald Isle; no boats. Event details here.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

October 18, 2019

Emerald Isle Community Center 

The Carteret County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive from 2-7p.m. at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center located at 203 Leisure Lane. Consider stopping by, rolling up your sleeve, and giving. It's not far from your Emerald Isle rental and worth a few minutes of your time. Thank you in advance! More information here.

Emerald Isle Halloween Carnival

October 25, 2019

Emerald Isle Community Center

Fun for the whole family includes creating a glow in the dark mural, photo booth, cake walk, ID kits by the EI Police Dept and more. Admission fee to carnival is two bags of individually wrapped candy per child. Call Emerald Isle Park & Recreation at 252-354-6350 for details.

Emerald Isle Trick or Treat

October 31, 2019

Town of Emerald Isle

The Town of Emerald Isle is officially observing Halloween Trick or Treat on Wednesday, October 31st from 6-8:30p.m. Please think safety at all times when taking children Trick-or-Treating. Enjoy going door-to-door in our local community and having a fun night out with family and friends. 

⚠️You have to be here to enjoy all of the area fun and festivities. Book your Emerald Isle rental today! Happy October. 🎃


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