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EMERALD ISLE AND VICINITY
TOWN OF EMERALD ISLE – Discover the Wonderful Town of Emerald Isle through the Video below. And, be sure to visit their website at Visit Emerald Isle, NC and learn a whole lot more about this exciting seaside town.
EMERALD ISLE BIKE PATH extends approximately 11 miles from the Indian Beach town limits all the way to The Point at Bogue Inlet.
EMERALD ISLE POLICE STATION – 252-354-2021, Emerald Isle, NC
EMERALD ISLE FIRE STATION – 7516 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 252-354-3424
Town of Emerald Isle now offers courtesy life jackets, free of charge, for loan (on a first come, first served basis) to visitors at the Eastern Ocean Regional Access and Western Ocean Regional Access.
The courtesy life jackets are available at each lifeguard station
CARTERET COUNTY LIBRARY- Taylor Notion Road, Cape Carteret (next to “The Gym”)
ISLAND EXPRESS FERRY SERVICE– Beaufort NC ferry service to Cape Lookout Light house, Harker’s Island and Shackleford Banks-252-728-7433
GROCERY & BEVERAGE STORES
FOOD LION- Emerald Isle Plantation Shopping Center, Emerald Isle, NC
PUBLIX – Emerald Isle Plantation Shopping Center, Emerald Isle, NC
LOWES FOOD STORE – Cape Carteret, Route 24 East, NC
THE WINE MARKET- 9102 Coast Guard Road, Emerald Isle, NC
CAPTAIN WILLIS’S SEAFOOD MARKET- 7803 Emerald Drive,Emerald Isle, NC
ST. PATRICK’S DAY FESTIVAL– FRIDAY NIGHT AND ALL-DAY SATURDAY in MARCH.
The St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Emerald Isle is an all-day event held at the Emerald Plantation Shopping Center.
Fun for all ages, the St. Patrick’s Day Festival features a petting zoo, amusement rides, a climbing wall, face painting, plus over 75 arts and crafts vendors, clowns and much more. There will also be a variety of foods including funnel cakes, hamburgers, BBQ and more.
ANNUAL EMERALD ISLE BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL –end of September on the beach in front of the Western Access-Islander Drive, Emerald Isle, NC
EMERALD ISLE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 5K RACES- Contact the Town’s website for detailed information.
EASTER EGG HUNT – held the Sunday before Easter, check town of Emerald Island for location and times.
MOREHEAD CITY SEAFOOD FESTIVAL – Downtown Morehead City. Visit their website for schedules and events. http://www.ncseafoodfestival.org