Downtown Happenings


Ring in the 2018 New Year in Downtown Morehead City!  This year’s Downtown Countdown will include a variety of family friendly events and community celebrations for kids, teens and adults.  The festivities begin at 5pm along the waterfront including an early crab pot drop at 6pm.  Entertainment continues to include a laser show, music, glow party, stilt walkers, magicians and fire dancers all before the midnight crab pot drop and FIREWORKS!  Make your plans to celebrate in Downtown Morehead City!  You don’t want to miss it!

Evening lineup includes:

Kid’s Events
4:00-6:00 pm

  • Face painting
  • Magic show
  • Kids’ crab pot drop with the Morehead City Fire Department

Teen Events
6:00-8:00 pm

  • Light show
  • DJ and music
  • Games
  • Contests

Adult Events
8:00 pm-Midnight

  • Light show party
  • Stilt walkers
  • Music
  • Traditional Crab Pot Drop
  • Fireworks Show