The Most Exciting Emerald Isle Events This Month

The Most Exciting Emerald Isle Events This Month

June is sizzling hot with fun local events and things to do in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Enjoy your beach days, but also check out what's happening around town this month. You won't want to miss these fun Emerald Isle events, so mark down these dates on your calendar.
Here are the most exciting events you'll want to know about both on the beach and off.  


Friday Free Flicks: Trolls

Emerald Isle Community Center
June 9, 2017

Free Friday Flick movies are family oriented.  This local favorite is free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Popcorn and drink are available for just $1.00. Please bring chairs and or blankets, no outside beverages or snacks. Movie starts at 7p.m. See you there!


2017 Emerald Isle Youth Fishing Derby

Bogue Inlet Pier, Emerald Isle
June 10, 2017

Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation presents the 2017 Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 10th from 9-11a.m. at the Bogue Inlet Pier.  The event is totally free and open to kids ages 5-12.  Great prizes are awarded in categories ranging from Most Unique Fish Caught to Largest Fish Caught.  Rods and reels are not provided, but the bait is (while supplies last), or you can bring your own.  Pre-registration is required (limited to 100 youth) and runs from May 8th-June 8th. To register stop by the Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Community Center, call (252) 354-6350 or email [email protected] Hurry, the deadline to register is quickly approaching.


Emerald Isle Community Center
June 15, 22, 29, 2017

The Town's popular EmeraldFest outdoor concert series is back again this summer with concerts every Thursday evening at 6:30p.m. on the oceanfront at the Western Ocean Regional Access (located off Islander Drive). Bring your family and friends, lawn chairs or a blanket, and enjoy some great music from several different genres.


  • June 15: Selah Dubb (Reggae) 
  • June 22: Justin Castellano (Eclectic)
  • June 29: Wild Honey (Blues/Country/Rock)
The full 2017 EmeraldFest lineup is available here.  

Bark at the Beach 

2nd Annual Bark at the Beach

Emerald Isle Western Regional Access
June 15, 2017

Thursday June 15th from 2-7p.m. Bob 93.3 is broadcasting live at the Western Regional Access at Emerald Isle. They have teamed up with Craven Pamlico Animal Services and Onslow County Animal Services to support our local animal shelters! Donations are being accepted to win an Engels Cooler full of doggie swag, concert tickets and more. Come out for a pawstively howlin’ good time. This event offers free admission and is kid-friendly and family-approved.
Below are the items they are collecting:

  • Paper towels
  • Cleaning wipes (not baby wipes)
  • Potty pads
  • Laundry detergent
  • Mr. Clean/Lysol
  • Cat litter
  • Dog and cat treats
  • Large bones (please no rawhide – not good for the critters!)

Book Signing with Local Emerald Isle Author Tom Gill

Emerald Isle Books and Toys
June 23, 2017

Curt and Debbie Finch, owners of Emerald Isle Books and Toys, are proud to again host Tom Gill, local author of the newly released novel, Return to Emerald Isle.  This is the sequel to his widely-read novel, The Bridge.  Emerald Isle Books and Toys is located at 8700 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle in the Emerald Plantation Shopping Center. Visit the author from 1 to 4p.m. to get signed copies and discuss his current projects. 
Want to learn more about Tom Gill's books? Check out or previous post on The Best Reads for Your Emerald Isle Vacation.
You can find more details on these and other upcoming events on the Town of Emerald Isle Calendar. We hope to see you around town and on the Emerald Isle beach this June. Let us know if you're vacationing with us this month!
Happy June!

Are you attending any of these Emerald Isle events this month? Which ones?

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