Arts and Entertainment Events

Cameron Art Museum



Cameron Art Museum is sited on a 9.3 acre woodland park known as Pyramid Park, featuring long-leaf pine woodlands, outdoor sculptures, nature trails, a historic Civil War stie and The Clay Studio housed in the Pancoe Art Education Center.

One free ticket per UNCW student ID through Sharky's Box Office.

Hollywood Location Walk

Join one of the Hollywood East's most entertaining & self-important Directors on a name dropping, movie & TV extravaganza through one of America's largest living film sets; Wilmington, NC! For more information click here.


One free ticket per UNCW student ID through Sharky's Box Office.

Fourth Friday Gallery Nights





May 23rd, June 27th, Aug 22nd 6-9 pm - Downtown Wilmington

Enjoy a self-guided tour through several Wilmington galleries and studios. Exhibitions feature various artistic genres including acrylics, oils, watercolors, pastels, photography, sculpture, woodwork, glass, metals, ceramics, mixed media and more. Showcasing art and art-related events, Fourth Fridays also include opening receptions, demonstrations, artist discussions, live music, wine and food. For more information, visit Fourth Friday Gallery Nights

Jazz at Airlie






First and third Fridays, Airlie Gardens

Enjoy an eclectic mix of jazz every first Friday and beach music every third Friday of the month. Sit and listen among a 67-acre seaside oasis of flora and fauna at Airlie Gardens. Check out the schedule here!

One free ticket per student. Tickets available for pick-up at Sharky's Box Office.

Call Airlie Gardens at 910.798.770 or email for more information about these events.

Sharky's Game Room
Open for the Summer! Mon-Thurs, 10 am - 4 pm

Sharky's Game Room offers billiards, table tennis, air hockey, bocci ball, board games and XBOX 360 game system. Check out our video games or bring your own to play for a small fee. We also sell a wide variety of snacks such as Cokde and Pepsi products, freshly popped popcorn and candy.


Farmer's Markets





Wrightsville Beach Farmer's Market

Mondays from 8 am- 1 pm, Wrightsville Beach (in front of Post Office)

Riverfront Farmer's Market

Saturdays from 8 am - 1 pm, Downtown Wilmington at Riverfront Park (N. Water St. between Market St. and Princess St.)

Wilmington Ghost Walk



Each Wilmington Ghost Walk tour is 90-minutes and depart every evening at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm from the Riverfront at Market and Water Streets downtown. Please make reservations for the date you would like to go once you pick up your free ticket voucher (reservations are necessary). Call 910.794.1866 to book your date.

One free ticket per UNCW student ID through Sharky's Box Office.

Jungle Rapids Water Park

Water slides, wave pools, and more --- Beat the heat by cooling down at Jungle Rapids Water Park this summer! 50 discounted tickets are available for students to purchase at Sharky’s Box Office. Tickets: $10
Jungle Rapids Water Park

5320 Oleander Drive

Captain Maffitt CRuises

These various tours will give you taste of what the Cape Fear River has to offer. Take advantage of a free Summer @ the Dub ticket to use on various tours such as: sightseeing cruise, water taxi to and from the Battleship North Carolina as well as evenign Harbor Cruises. The Captain Maffitt will board at the end of the Market Street or next to the Henrietta III. Please call ahead and check the schedule 910-343-1611


Sunday Night Movies at Carolina Beach

May 25th to August 31st

Sunday Night Movies at Carolina Beach                FREE

Concert Venues

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater                                 

Ziggy’s By The Sea                                                          
Downtown Sundown Summer Concert Series

Each show begins at 8 p.m.


May 23                 Satisfaction (Rolling Stones)

May 30                                 UV (U2)

June 6                   Same As It Ever Was (Talking Heads)

June 13                 Breakfast Club (80s various)

June 20                 Tuesday’s Gone (Skynyrd)

June 27                 Abbey Road (Beatles)

July 11                   Funky Monks (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

July 18                   Draw The Line (Aerosmith)

July 25                   20 Ride (Zac Brown Band)

Aug 1                     Dave Matthews Tribute Band

Aug 8                     Coconut Groove (Beatles, Chicago, Temptations, etc)

Aug 15                  Slippery When Wet (Bon Jovi)

Aug 22                  Right On (10 piece band with horns)

Aug 29                  Departure (Journey)

Mayfaire “Music on the Town”

May 2                    Southern Trouble (Modern Country/Southern Rock)

May 9                    Steady Eddies (Classic Rock)

May 16                  Cosmic Groove Lizards (Modern Rock)

May 23                  Jam Sandwich (Classic/Southern Rock)

May 30                  Groove Fetish (Jam Rock/Originals)

June 6                   Eastbound (Modern Country)

June 13                 Beachbilly Brothers (Country Rock/Blues)

June 20                 The Other Guys (Acoustic Roots Rock/Pop)

June 27                  Blivet (Modern Rock)

July 4                     Millenia Funk’n Band (Funk/Rock/Soul)

July 11                   Seneca Guns (Rock)

July 18                   Painted Man (Rock/Funk/Jazz)

July 25                   40 East (Modern Country/Pop)

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