Special Events

St. Patrick’s Day Food Truck Jamboree  

St. Pattys Food Truck Jamboree

Join Morehead City Parks and Recreation for a Food Truck Jamboree! The next event will be held on St. Patrick’s Day, Wednesday, March 17th from 11:00am-2:00pm at the old Kmart parking lot in Morehead City (4915 Arendell Street).  There will be some awesome food trucks from Carteret County and beyond!  There will be 10 food trucks including; Two Crazy Donuts, Meraki Mediterranean Kafe, Jasmine Tasty Thai, Dank Burrito, Sea and Soul, Happy Kitchen, Kurbside Katering, Mari's Hella Fat Food, Carolina Chicken and Waffles and Holiday's Concessions.  There is no fee for this event so come out and eat up!  This event will comply with CDC Guidelines.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org  (252) 726-5083 ext. 6.  


Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt; Thursday, April 1st 2021 at 6:00pm. 

The Annual Morehead City Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Thursday, April 1st at Rotary Park located at 2200 Mayberry Loop Road in Morehead City.  The egg hunt activity areas will be divided into three sections by age groups as follows; 2& under, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.  NO PETS PLEASE!! 

Plan to ARRIVE EARLY since the egg hunt will begin promptly at 6:00pm.  We will be closing entry to the park 5 minutes ‘till for safety of the children.  Although thousands of eggs will be in each age section, kids tend to clean up these toy and candy-filled eggs much faster than they clean their rooms!!  Bring your own basket.  Don’t be late!  You won’t want to miss out on all the fun of this great family event.  This event will comply with CDC Guidelines.  For more information, call 726-5083 ext. 6. 




Youth Fishing Palooza 4/10/2021

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Join Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department for a Kids Fishing Palooza!

This event is for kids ages 3-15 years-old. Prizes will be awarded for first fish caught, most creative fishing hat, largest fish by weight and smallest fish by weight.  Bring your own pole or borrow one of ours (Limited Availability). Bait provided or bring your own.  Registration at 8:30 AM • Registration Fee: $2.00.  The event will take place on Saturday, April 10th • 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at Newport River Fishing Pier • 301 Highway 70.  For more information, please contact Victoria Ward • victoria.ward@moreheadcitync.org •Kirk Peterson • kirk.peterson@moreheadcitync.org • (252) 726-5083