Fall is just around the corner, and that means all things pumpkins, colored leaves, and crisp air in Wilmington, NC. When you live in our beautiful coastal town, you can enjoy all the fall festivities that add seasonal celebrations in your life. At our apartments for rent in Wilmington, NC, you have quick access to many parks, entertainment areas, restaurants, and city experiences that will make it easy to enjoy all that fall has to offer our town. These are a few fall events you won’t want to miss here in Wilmington.
The popular 90-minute walk through Old Wilmington gives you an adventure through some of the city’s most active haunted houses and burial sites. While on the walk, you listen to eerie ghost stories taken from the city’s history and told by professional storytellers and ghost hunters. This is a family-friendly event great for those who love haunted tales and spooky sights. You may even spot a ghost as you are walking through this tour!
Enjoy a pub crawl through the historic downtown district. Have a few beers with your buddies while listening to some of the city’s darkest history. Listen to spooky stories and tales of murder, mystery, ghost sightings, mayhem, and debauchery while you walk through Market Street bars. This event is for those 21 years and older.
On October 30th and 31st, you can visit the grounds of Poplar Grove Plantation and enjoy all the artisans, food trucks, and Halloween activities that the beautiful, sprawling area has to offer. With over 75 artisans, you can enjoy everything from craft vendors to trick-or-treating activities for the kids to local craft breweries. Bring the family out for some spooktacular fun in the Grove this Halloween.
Wilmington’s local fall tradition started back in 1905 when oysters were eaten at an October festival along the banks of Bradley Creek. In 2000, this tradition returned and became a great way to enjoy oysters and support the fundraiser for Airlie’s Environmental Education Programs. You can enjoy everything from food, oysters, drinks, and entertainment for the whole family. Join the oyster roast this October 15th!
The Cape Fear Kite Festival is a great family-friendly activity where you can watch kites of all shapes and sizes as they fly high over Fort Fisher State Recreation Area. Enjoy many vendors that share their sky art or other locally sourced crafts from artisans and vendors. You can enjoy delicious food and beautiful park views while you watch the kites soar through the sky. Enjoy the Cape Fear Kite Festival this year on November 6th and 7th.
If you are looking for the perfect place to call your temporary home, take a look at our apartments for rent in Wilmington, NC. Contact Oasis at Riverlights to schedule a tour of our apartment complex today!