Wilmington, NC is a favorite destination spot for my family. There are a number of events going on for New Year’ Eve this year.
New Year’s Noon Countdown
Join us as we count down the New Year at Noon! Noise makers,
confetti and a good ole’ fashion countdown.
The Children’s Museum of Wilmington
116 Orange St., Wilmington.
Free with admission. 910-254-3534; http://www.playwilmington.org
Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Countdown
9pm until Midnight.
A spectacular fireworks display follows the lowering of
a giant beach ball to welcome in the New Year at
midnight. The family evening
festivities include entertainment featuring live music.
Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Carolina Beach
Free. 910-458-8323; http://www.islandoflights.org
New Year’s Eve Cruise9pm-12:30am.
New Year’s cruise down the Cape Fear River aboard the Henrietta III Riverboat with entertainment, dancing, hors d’oeuvres, party favors and champagne.
Departs from foot of S. Water St, Wilmington. Advance prepaid reservations required.800-676-0126, 910-343-1611; http://www.cfrboats.com