Heed the call of our crystal blue waters with family adventures from surf to sound. Test your skills on a sailing excursion with Blockade Runner Sailing School, one of the state's only ASA Certified Sailing Schools. Or, relax with the whole family aboard a private charter with Wrightsville Performance Sailing. Indulge in fresh, sustainably sourced seafood at EAST Oceanfront Dining or inhale the wonderful aroma of small-batch specialty roasted coffee at the island's newest eatery, Drift Café. Enjoy live music at the WECT Sounds of Summer Concert Series each Thursday beginning June 9 at Wrightsville Beach Park. Or, pair delicious food, scenic views and live tunes at Oceanic and Bluewater Waterfront Grill during their summer music series.
Active Adventures
Ride the waves with surfing pros at WB Surf Camp or Indo Jax Surf School. Cruise around town on two wheels with bike rentals from Wrightsville SUP. Embark on an eco-adventure with Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours and learn about conservation and the island's habitats and wildlife. Discover Witherspoon Roses at Harbor Way Gardens, the only park in the state with the flower, and let the little ones play in the children's fountain.
Sip, Sip, Hooray
Escape to an island state of mind sipping craft beverages paired with pristine views. Raise a glass to panoramic ocean views at the Oceanic, where you can enjoy stunning views on their pier overlooking the Atlantic. Watch the boats navigate the Intracoastal Waterway at Bluewater Waterfront Grill. Sip a Parrothead Sour at Shark Bar & Kitchen or cheers with an Endless Summer at Flying Machine at Wrightsville Beach Taproom + Kitchen.
With an abundance of kid-approved fun on the island, Wrightsville Beach offers activities the whole family will enjoy during a summer beach vacation. Beginning June 7, learn about the island's diverse ecosystem at Touch Tank Tuesdays at the Fred and Alice Stanback Coastal Education Center. Then, stay for Turtle Talks where experts from the Wrightsville Beach Sea Turtle Project will be on-hand to discuss island efforts to protect the endangered sea turtles during nesting and hatching season. Hunt for buried treasure on a pirate-themed tour of Masonboro Island with Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours or hang ten at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort's kids' surf camp.
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