The Best June 2018 Events on the Crystal Coast



June is just around the corner and Emerald Isle beach and the surrounding Crystal Coast of North Carolina are ready for all of the fun, sun and festivities that this month has to offer its residents and visitors alike. You can find all of these June 2018 events easily within driving distance from your Emerald Isle vacation rental. All that's left to do is start making plans with your family and marking down these dates—or just bookmark this post. Here's the best of what's happening this month.


Fun and family-friendly events for everyone on the Crystal Coast of NC

June is a big month on the Crystal Coast. Check out these fabulous local event highlights and experience the best of what a Crystal Coast of North Carolina beach vacation has to offer you and your family.

Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament

Kayak for the Warriors in Pine Knoll Shores

Father's Day at Emerald Isle Beach & Beyond

EmeraldFest in Emerald Isle

Every Thursday beginning June 14

EmeraldFest begins this month with free, live summer concerts throughout the upcoming months at the Western Ocean Regional Access Center in Emerald Isle. Bring your own blanket or beach chair then sit back and enjoy the coastal sounds that surround you, both musical and otherwise.

Kayak for the Warriors in Pine Knoll Shores

June 2, 2018

Join the 11th anniversary of this annual fundraising event for Hope for the Warriors. The kayak and paddle board race is on Saturday at 10a.m., traversing a 3.2-mile route along the town’s beautiful canals and Bogue sound. Kayakers of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Paddle for a cause!

Friday Free Flicks in Emerald Isle

June 8, 2018

Come on out to the gymnasium at the Emerald Isle Community Center for free, family movies on the second Friday of every month. June's movie feature is Paddington 2. Movies are appropriate for all ages and children must be accompanied by an adult. Don't forget your blanket or chair! Popcorn and drink are only $1.

Big Rock Tournament in

Morehead City

June 8-16, 2018

The Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament is a really big deal on the Crystal Coast. Weigh-ins happen live starting on June 11 so get ready to follow the up-to-the-minute standings and tournament reports. Come down to Big Rock Landing and see all the action in person.

Youth Fishing Derby in Emerald Isle

June 8, 2018

Kids ages 5-12 are invited to Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier for this free fishing event. Pre-registration is required and is limited to the first 100 anglers. Bring your own rod; bait is provided or you're welcome to bring your own. Stop by Emerald Isle Park and Recreation to register or call 252-354-6350.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, Emerald Isle

June 15, 2018

The Carteret County Chapter of the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive at Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center at 203 Leisure Lane from 2-7pm. Please consider giving. We thank you in advance for your support. Tell your family, tell your friends!

Alzheimer's Association Sea Turtle Crawl in Emerald Isle

June 16, 2018

For the 5th year the Emerald Isle Sea Turtle Crawl team has been working tirelessly to raise funds and awareness to find a way to end Alzheimer's. Join the team for The Longest Day, a day that’s all about love for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease. On June 16, they’ll do what they love to raise funds and awareness for the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Free Movie Nights in Atlantic Beach

Wednesdays, June 13, 21, 27, 2018

Bring a chair or blanket and join us for the weekly movie at the Circle along the Atlantic Beach Boardwalk at 8:30p.m. (Rain date is on Thursday.) Here's the schedule for June 2018 (follow the link above for the full summer movie schedule).

June 13: Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle

June 21: Wonder

June 27: Deep


Father’s Day on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina

June 17, 2018

Whatever dad's heart desires, bring him to the Crystal Coast for a Father's Day he won't soon forget. Whether he's a water sport enthusiast, fisherman, foodie, golfer, history buff, or just wants some R&R with the ones he loves the most—you can do it all right here. It's not too late to plan your Father's Day beach escape to the Crystal Coast. Click the link above for more Father's Day ideas!

Emerald Isle Named Best Beach in North Carolina for 2018

Before we go, we just wanted to let you know the latest Emerald Isle news, in case you haven't heard. People really love Emerald Isle's 13 miles of pristine barrier island beaches, sparkling clear Atlantic Ocean waters and the unique beach vibe all its own. It's no wonder Emerald Isle was just voted Best Beach in North Carolina by USA Today's Readers' Choice Awards for 2018. We totally agree! Come experience Emerald Isle beach for yourself.

Bask in the Sunny Emerald Isle Days

Feel the Soft Sand Under Your Feet

Cool Off in the Blue-Green Atlantic Waters


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What's on your June 2018 calendar? We sure hope it includes the sun, sand and surf of the Crystal Coast. Happy June!




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