Events Calendar This Week

Upcoming Events In Wilmington, NC and Surrounding Area
(Downtown, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Leland, Southport)

Access Wilmington is updated daily with the top local events, music performances, theater, film, sports and community events
happening in the Wilmington, NC area. We also present a local directory of the best restaurants and businesses here.
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Tuesday

Movie Night: Santa Claus Vs. The Devil

7:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Fermental
7250 Market Street
Ogden

Music Bingo

7:00 pm FREE
The Sour Barn
7211 Market Street
Ogden

recommended event

Live Music: Monica Hoelscher

Burgers & Brews Night
7:00 pm-10:00 am FREE
The SeaWitch
227 Carolina Beach Ave
Carolina Beach

The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays

7:30 pm $38-$92
Runs 12.10-12.11
Wilson Center
703 North Third Street
Downtown

Live Music: Agnostic Front, Slapshot, No Labels Fit

8:30 pm-12:00 am $18
Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern
1415 S 42nd Street
Midtown

DJ Elementary

10:00 pm FREE
The Palm Room
11 East Salisbury Street
Wrightsville Beach

Wednesday

Ribbon Cutting: L Shape Lot Duo

5:00 pm-7:30 pm FREE
Live At Ted’s
2 Castle Street
Downtown

recommended event

Video Release Show: Monica Jane

7:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing Company
721 Surry Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Jason Jackson Duo

Half-price Bar Night!
7:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
The SeaWitch
227 Carolina Beach Ave
Carolina Beach

recommended event

Music Bingo

7:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
Local’s Tavern
1107 New Pointe Blvd
Leland

The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays

7:30 pm $38-$92
Runs 12.10-12.11
Wilson Center
703 North Third Street
Downtown

Trivia Nifght: Two Blondes Trivia

8:00 pm FREE
Might As Well Bar
250 Racine Drive
Midtown

Live Music: Danny Korzelius

8:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Tails Piano Bar
115 S. Front Street
Downtown

Thursday

Live Music: Mark Herbert

6:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
Wrightsville Beach Brewery
6201 Oleander Drive
Near Wrightsville Beach

recommended event

Live MUsic: Reverend Justin Hylton

6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Flytrap Brewing
319 Walnut Street
Downtown
WilmyWoodie Pizza 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Live Music: Doug McFarland

6:00 pm-8:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing Company
721 Surry Street
Near Downtown

Jazz Guitar: Chris Luther

6:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
Tarantelli’s
102 South 2nd Street
Downtown

Food Truck Alert

Mad Mole Brewing
6309 Boathouse Road
Near Wrightsville Beach

CheeseSmith
6 pm-9 pm

recommended event

Blues/Jazz Pianist: Warren Darrell

7:00 pm-11:00pm FREE
Burnt Mill Creek
2101 Market Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Raphael Namé

7:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Fermental
7250 Market Street
Near Ogden
Lanes Ferry Food Truck
6 pm-9 pm

Live Music: Jason Jackson

7:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Edward Teach Brewery
604 N. 4th Street
Downtown

Circus Industry Night

Obscure performing arts
7:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
Juggling Gypsy Cafe
1612 Castle Street
Near Downtown

Karaoke

7:00 pm-2:00 am FREE
Bottega Art & Wine
723 N. Fourth St.
Downtown

 

Live Music: Elliott Smith

7:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
The SeaWitch
227 Carolina Beach Ave
Carolina Beach

Holiday Hits: The Midtown Men

4 Stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys
7:30 pm $35-$72
Wilson Center
703 North Third Street
Downtown

Ballet For Young Audiences: The Little Merlaid

7:30 pm $20-$50
Thalain Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Trivia From Hell's

NFL Football, Trivia Competition
7:30 pm-10:30 pm FREE
Hell’s Kitchen
118 Princess Street
Downtown

Friday

Island Of Lights Christmas Parade

7:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
South Lake Park Blvd.
Carolina Beach

recommended event

Stand Up Comedy: Reno Collier

7:00 pm and 9:30 pm $16
Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 N. Front Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Massive Grass

7:00 pm-900 pm $10
Live At Ted’s
2 Castle Street
Downtown

 

Live Music: Down South Thunder

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
7:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Stoked Restaurant
313 Canal Drive
Carolina Beach

recommended event

Live Music: Justin Cody Fox and Friends

8:00 pm -10:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing
721 Surry Street
Downtown
A& M Food Truck
6 pm-9 pm

Live Music: Josh Lewis

8:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Fermental
7250 Market Street
Near Ogden
CheeseSmith
6 pm-9 pm

 

recommended event

Live Music: Neil Gregory Johnson

8:00 pm-11:00 pm
Flytrap Brewing
319 Walnut Street
Downtown
Pepe’s Tacos 7:00 pm-11:00 pm

recommended event

Live Music: Striking Copper

8:00 pm-12:00 FREE
The SeaWitch
227 Carolina Beach Ave
Carolina Beach

 

Live Music: Pipe, The Bleeding Hearts, Loose Jets, Nonchalant Shotgun

8:00 pm-1:00 am
Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern
1415 S 42nd Street
Midtown

recommended event

Live Music: Phantom Playboys

9:00 pm after the Parade FREE
The Lazy Pirate Sports Grill
701 N. Lake Park Drive
Carolina Beach

Live Music: Clay Whittington

9:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
Tails Piano Bar
115 South Front Street
Downtown

Live Music: Delia Stanley & Friends

9:30 pm FREE
Satellite Bar & Lounge
120 Greenfield Street
Near Downtown

Live Music: Elliott Smith

9:30 pm-12:00 am FREE
Hell’s Kitchen
118 Princess Street
Downtown

Live Music: The Brent Stimmel Band

10:00 pm-1:30 am FREE
Duck & Dive
114 Dock Street
Downtown

Live Music: Into The Fog

10:00 pm-1:00 am
The Palm Room
11 E Salisbury Street
Wrightsville Beach

recommended event

Live Music: Jack Jack 180

10:00 pm-1:00 am FREE
Wild Wing Cafe
1331 Military Cutoff Road
Near Mayfaire Center

Saturday

Ballet For Young Audiences: The Nutcracker

10:00 am-12:00 pm $20
Thalian Hall
301 Chesnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Men's Basketball: Charlotte vs UNCW Seahawks

2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Trask Coliseum
601 South College Road
UNCW Campus

Christmas by the Sea Parade

Oak Island Town Hall
4601 East Oak Island Drive
Oak Island

recommended event

Live Music: Neil Gregory Johnson

2:00 pm-5:00 pm FREE
Wrightsville Beach Brewery
6201 Oleander Drive
Near Wrightsville Beach

recommended event

Island of Lights Christmas Flotilla

6:00 pm-8:00 pm FREE
Carolina Beach Marina
100 Carl Winner Avenue
Carolina Beach

recommended event

4 Year Anniversary Celebration: End Of The LIne

6:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing Company
721 Surry Street
Near Downtown
Goin’ Hamburger
6 pm-9 pm
Oyster Roast
6 pm-9 pm

Food Truck Alert

Mad Mole Brewing
6309 Boathouse Road
Near Wrightsville Beach

California Tacos Food Truck
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Live Jazz: Chris Luther

6:00 pm-9:00 pm FREE
Tarantelli’s
102 South 2nd Street
Downtown

recommended event

Stand Up Comedy: Reno Collier

7:00 pm $7 and 9:30 pm $16
Dead Crow Comedy Room
265 N. Front Street
Downtown

Holiday Ballet: A Carolina Nutcracker

7:00 pm $20-$40
Wilson Center
703 North Third Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Clay Crots

Groove Fetish front man
7:00 pm-9:00 pm $7
Live At Ted’s
2 Castle Street

Near Downtown

Uncultured Stand Up Comedy: Dog-Gone Comedy

Louis Bishop, Maytt Coughlan, Rich Neilsen and Jimmy Kimrey
7:30 pm
Thalian Hall
310 Chestnut Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: Justin Fox Duo

8:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Flytrap Brewing
319 Walnut Street
Downtown
Wheelz Pizza
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

recommended event

Live Music: We Love 2 Funk

8:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
The SeaWitch
227 Carolina Beach Ave
Carolina Beach

recommended event

Live Music: Mike Blair

8:00 pm-11:00 pm FREE
Fermental
7250 Market Street
Near Ogden
WilmyWoodie Pizza
6 pm-9 pm

recommended event

Theater: The Santaland Diaries

8:00 pm $20-$22
Cape Fear Playhouse
613 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: The Brown Dirt Coboys

9:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
On The Patio: Classic Retro Dance Party
The Beehive Blondes
9:30 pm-12:00 am FREE
Tails Piano Bar
115 S. Front Street
Downtown

Live Music: Danny Grooves, Cut Rugs

9:00 pm-2:00 am $13
The Juggling Gypsy Cafe
1612 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: The Jared Show

Jared Michael Cline and Jared Sales
9:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
Pour Tap Room
201 N Front Street
Downtown

 

Live Music

9:00 pm-12:00 am FREE
Satellite Bar and Lounge
120 Greenfield Street
Near Downtown

Live Music: Machine Funk

Wide Spread Panic Tribute
10:00 pm-1:00 am
The Palm Room
11 E Salisbury Street
Wrightsville Beach

Sunday

Fill the Bucket Food Drive

Bring Food Items for community
1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Salty Turtle Beer Co.
103 Triton Lane
Surf City

recommended event

Box Seats: NFL Football Sunday

NFL Sunday Ticket – see your game here, prizes and giveaways
1:00 pm-11:00 pm
The Lazy Pirate
701 N Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach

Women's Basketball: Coastal Carolina vs UNCW Seahawks

2:00 pm $2-$7
Trask Coliseum
601 South College Road
UNCW Campus

recommended event

Theater: The Santaland Diaries

3:00 pm $20-$22
Cape Fear Playhouse
613 Castle Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

Holiday Ballet: A Carolina Nutcracker

3:00 pm $20-$40
Wilson Center
703 North Third Street
Downtown

recommended event

Tuba Christmas Carols

3:00 pm-4:00 pm FREE
Independence Mall
3500 Oleander Drive
Midtown

recommended event

Live Music: Mike Blair

4:00 pm-6:00 pm FREE
Waterline Brewing Company
721 Surry Street
Near Downtown
CheeseSmith
3 pm-6 pm

 

recommended event

Live Music: Spealeasy

Drew Massey (Groove Fetish), Jason Moore, Daniel Veit (Mac & Juice)
4:00 pm-6:00 pm $7
Live At Ted’s
2 Castle Street
Downtown

recommended event

The Polar Express Holiday Show

4:30 pm and 5:30 pm $5
Wilmington Railroad Museum
505 Nutt Street
Downtown

recommended event

Classic Holiday Film Night: ELF

5:00 pm-8:00 pm FREE
Waterman’s Brewing Company
1610 Pavillion Place
Near Wrightsville Beach

 

 

recommended event

Live Music: Bluegrass Jam

6:00 pm FREE
Satellite Bar and Lounge
120 Greenfield Street
Near Downtown

recommended event

17th Annual Wilmington Holiday Parade

6:30 pm-8:30 pm FREE
North Front Street and Walnut Street
Downtown

Concert: Cape Fear Chorale

7:00 pm-8:30 pm FREE
Kenan Auditorium
515 Wagoner Drive
UNCW Campus

recommended event

Live Jazz Jam: Benny Hill & Friends

7:00 pm-10:00 pm FREE
Burnt Mill Creek
2101 Market Street
Downtown

recommended event

Live Music: God Of Nothing, Basilica, Nuclear Desolation, Deadly Edibles

7:00 pm-11:00 pm $5
Gravity Records
612 Castle Street
Near Downtown