Morehead City New Years Events

Exciting events and details for Morehead City during
the 2015-2016 Crystal Coast Countdown!

At the Crystal Coast's largest city, Morehead City will be celebrating the Crystal Coast Countdown all season long! There are many events for every age. Join us for all of the festivities and remember to check out all of the other events during the Crystal Coast Countdown.

Morhead City Celebration Fun Station

December 18th - January 3rd

Ice Skating Rink on the Morehead City Waterfront
Admission $5 per person
For group ticket sales please call 252.726.5083. For rink schedule go to
Sponsored by The Town of Morehead City.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Ring in the New Year at Teacher's Pet
10:30 - 11:30 am, Teacher’s Pet - 2410 Arendell St, Morehead City.
Come and make musical instruments with us to ring in The New Year. For information, call 252.240.2515 FREE EVENT

NC State Port Tours at MHC
11:00 am and 2:00 pm, see the Port behind the scenes. ID required for Homeland Security. Please RSVP before December 19, to Provide name of guests, drivers license number and state to register. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour. FREE EVENT

Bonfire & Live Music at the Beach
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Atlantic Beach Circle. Come gather around the fire and dance to the rhythm of live music. 252.726.2121 FREE EVENT

Community Painting - At BluSail Gallery
1:00 pm -3:00 pm & 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, 903 Arendell St., Morehead City.
Choose your time and come by to paint a crab on an 8x10” canvas. Template will be provided $15 pp. Or stop by and write your New Year’s resolution on a large canvas.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Countdown at Webb Library Day Camp
11:00 am - 2:00 pm, $5/hr. (limit two hours per child). Learn about worldwide New Year’s celebrations through crafts, games and stories. Snacks provided. For information call 252.726.3012.

Countdown at the History Place
11:00 am - 4:00 pm, 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City
Discover “pirating way” crafts - make a pirate hat, search for treasures and explore the “gaming” track. For information call 252.247.7533. FREE EVENT

Crystal Coast Countdown Port ToursEarly Crab Pot Drop
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Carteret Community Theater, 1311 Arendell St., Morehead City
Interactive juggling show, face painting and other performances for younger audiences with the culmination of the Crab Pot Drop. FREE EVENT

2016 Crab Pot Drop, Party at the Park
9:00 pm - 12:30 am, Katherine Davis Park, downtown Morehead City
Live performance by Beaufort Blues Project & Straits Heaven followed by: The annual Crab Pot Drop and Fireworks at Midnight!
Come ring in the New Year - Carteret County Style! FREE EVENT

Morehead City Crystal Coast Countdown Fireworks