Discover Our Unparalleled Beaufort Holiday Events

November Events

  • 16 Sat. Olde Fashioned Jumble Sale · 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. · Beaufort Historic Site
  • 17 Sun. Community Thanksgiving Feast · 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. · Beaufort Historic Site
  • 28 Thu. Thanksgiving Day
  • 28 Thu. Thanksgiving Dinner – Public Welcome · 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant
  • 29 Fri. Santa arrives on the Beaufort Waterfront · 11 a.m. · John Newton Park
  • 29 Fri. Visit Santa in the Santa House · 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. · John Newton Park
  • 29 Fri. 25th Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show · 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. · Train Depot
  • 30 Sat. 25th Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show · 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. · Train Depot
  • 30 Sat. Small Business Saturday · 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. · Downtown Beaufort
  • 30 Sat. Visit Santa in the Santa House · 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. · John Newton Park
  • 30 Sat. Coastal Music Festival (New & Tentative) · 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. · Downtown Beaufort
  • 30 Sat. Christmas Tree Lighting · 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. · Beaufort Waterfront

December Events

  • 1 Sun. 25th Annual John Costlow Christmas Train Show · 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. · Train Depot
  • 1 Sun. Sunday Brunch Holiday Walkabout · 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. · Hungry Town Tours
  • 5 Thu. Beaufort Hotel Illumination Celebration & Open House · 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. · Beaufort Hotel
  • 6 Fri. Wreath Decorating Contest and Auction · 4 p.m. · Beaufort Waterfront
  • 6 Fri. Window Decorating Contest · 5 p.m. · Beaufort Waterfront
  • 6 Fri. 28th Annual Core Sound Waterfowl Weekend · 5 p.m.-10 p.m. · Harkers Island
  • 6 Fri. NC Fest Benefit for Coastal Federation · 5 p.m.-8 p.m. · The Backstreet Pub
  • 7 Sat. Pancakes with Santa · 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. · Beaufort Fire House
  • 7 Sat. Pancakes with Santa · 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. · Ribeye’s
  • 7 Sat. Holiday Brunch with Santa · 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant
  • 7 Sat. Visit Santa in the Santa House · 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. · John Newton Park
  • 7 Sat. Beaufort Christmas Parade · 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. · Downtown Beaufort
  • 7 Sat. 27th Annual Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla · 6 p.m. · Beaufort Waterfront
  • 7 Sat. 28th Annual Core Sound Waterfowl Weekend · 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. · Harkers Island
  • 7 Sat. 32nd Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival · Harkers Island
  • 8 Sun. 28th Annual Core Sound Waterfowl Weekend · 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. · Harkers Island
  • 14 Sat. Holiday Brunch with Santa · 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant
  • 14 Sat. Visit Santa in the Santa House · 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. · John Newton Park
  • 14 Sat. 9th Annual Beaufort Holiday Art Walk · 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. · Downtown Beaufort
  • 14 Sat. 12th Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour · 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. · Beaufort Historic District
  • 21 Sat. Visit Santa in the Santa House · 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. · John Newton Park
  • 21 Sat. Holiday Brunch with Santa · 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant
  • 21 Sat. 5th Annual Olde Beaufort Farmers Holiday Market · 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. · Carteret County Courthouse
  • 21 Sat. Claus Crawl (Carteret County Young Professionals) · Downtown Beaufort
  • 22 Sun. Sunday Brunch Holiday Walkabout · 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. · Hungry Town Tours
  • 24 Tue. A Charles Dicken’s Christmas Eve Dinner · 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant
  • 25 Wed. Christmas Day
  • 25 Wed. Christmas Dinner – Public Welcome · 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant
  • 29 Sun. Sunday Brunch Holiday Walkabout · 10 a.m. 12:30 p.m. · Hungry Town Tours
  • 31 Tue. New Year’s Eve
  • 31 Tue. A Buccaneers’ New Year on the Waterfront
  • 31 Tue. Big Roast S’mores and more · 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. · John Newton Park
  • 31 Tue. Capt. Shack Pirate Drop · 7 p.m. · John Newton Park
  • 31 Tue. New Year’s Eve Dinner – Public Welcome · 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant

December Ongoing December Events

Holiday Stroll & Food Tour (December 2 – 30, 11 a.m.) · Hungry Town Tours · Monday – Saturday


January Events

  • 1 Wed. New Year’s Day
  • 1 Wed. New Year’s Day Brunch – Public Welcome · 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. · 34° North Restaurant
  • 1 Wed. Resolution Run 5K · 8 a.m. · Downtown Beaufort


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