Wilmington Weekend Guide: September 25th – September 27th

It’s Friday, fall is here and we are ready for the weekend! There is a lot going on in Wilmington and the surrounding areas, so we’ve rounded up some of the activities and events that we are most excited for. Check them out below!


NC Spot Festival

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Don’t miss the live music, inflatables, food, and arts at this festival! Admission is $3.00 and children 12 and under are free. Spot Dinners are $8.00 and include two spot fish (one of the area’s best-tasting and most popular fish), hush puppies, fries and coleslaw.
For more information, check out the NC Spot Festival website and Facebook page.

Friday, September 25th 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Saturday, September 26th 8:00 AM – 10:30 PM
Sunday, September 27th 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

14221 U.S. 17
Hwy 17 Across from Deerfield
Hampstead, NC 28443
(Image via Facebook)

Cirque Italia

Cirque Italia is a water based circus (no animals) with a custom designed water stage that features 35,000 gallons of water! Performers include Laser Man, Hair Hang, High Energy Juggling, Chinese Pole and Slinky Act. Tickets are $10.00 – $50.00, depending upon seating level. See their website for more details and tickets.

Friday, September 25th 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 26th 2:30 PM, 5:30 PM, and 8:30 PM
Sunday, September 27th, 2:30 PM and 5:30 PM

Wilmington International Airport
1740 Airport Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28405
(Image via Cirque Italia website)

Fall Festival & Corn Maze


If you’ve already had one too many pumpkin spice lattes, then don’t miss the Fall Festival and Corn Maze for all things autumn. Enjoy a corn maze shaped like our state, hay rides, farm animals and giant slides. Perfect for kids. Admission is $7.00 – $30.00 with several packages available. See their website for more information.

Friday, September 25th 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Saturday, September 26th 1:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sunday, September 27th 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Located at Hubb’s Corn Maze
10444 US Hwy 421 North
Clinton, NC 28328 (About a 1.5 hour drive from Wilmington, NC)
(Image via whatsonwilmington.com)



Ceviche’s 1 Year Anniversary Party


If you haven’t had ceviche from Ceviche yet, you are missing out. Stop by on Sunday and enjoy live music, free samples, and t-shirts. If this is your first visit, don’t miss the Los Camarones ceviche or the BLT Arepas.

Sunday, September 27th beginning at 12:00 PM

7210 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28405
(Image via Ceviche)