As the holiday season approaches, Morehead City, North Carolina, comes alive with a festive spirit, exciting residents and visitors alike. A full schedule of events and activities ensures the coastal town offers something for everyone to enjoy. When you make your plans, do not forget to add Morehead restaurants like Sugarloaf Deli & Yellowfin Pub, and Sanitary Fish Market to your itinerary to make sure the day is picture-perfect.

Trunk or Treat- October 25th, 2023

The highly anticipated annual Morehead City Trunk or Treat event, organized and brought to you by the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, is just around the corner! Save the date, Wednesday, October 25th, for a spooktacular evening of fun and festivities at the Morehead City Recreation Center. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., you and your family can join the excitement by registering your trunk and showcasing your creative decorating skills. Dress to impress in your best costumes and connect with neighbors at this highly anticipated event! If you do not want to fill up on candy; start the evening with a visit to Morehead restaurants, like Sugarloaf Deli & Yellowfin Pub, so the whole family is ready to trunk or treat!

Haunted House- October 27th, 28th, and 30th

The second annual Haunted House event at the Morehead City Recreation Center will be held on October 27th, 28th, and 30th (Friday, Saturday, and Monday) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day. Hosted by the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Department, the haunted house supports the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund, which helps local children join recreational sports and programs. Tickets are $5 per person, and sponsorships are available, making the haunted house a great Halloween activity in Morehead City and an excellent opportunity to give back to the community. No evening out is complete without good food, so add in a stop at waterfront restaurants in Morehead City NC to kick off the night.

Morehead City Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade

Join Santa to ring in the holidays at the Morehead City Christmas Tree Lighting. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on December 1st, enjoy music, hot cocoa, and an ugly Christmas sweater contest with the local community. Then, on December 9th at 11:00 a.m., participate in a Morehead City tradition by attending the Morehead City Christmas Parade! Featuring floats from local businesses and groups and performances from school marching bands, this will be a parade you do not want to miss, especially with downtown Morehead City restaurants close by!

Get Into the Holiday Spirit with Fun-Filled Events in Morehead City

These upcoming events are only a taste of what Morehead City offers during the holidays, making the city a perfect destination for those seeking festive celebrations. Be sure to begin your holiday celebrations at Sugarloaf Deli & Yellowfin Pub, where you can indulge in delicious meals and drinks to fuel your energy for the holiday excitement. Whether you are a local or a visitor, good food from Morehead restaurants and holiday cheer will do wonders for the whole family.