Arts and Entertainment Events

Cameron Art Museum



Cameron Art Museum is sited on a 9.3 acre woodland park known as Pyramid Park, featuring long-leaf pine woodlands, outdoor sculptures, nature trails, a historic Civil War stie and The Clay Studio housed in the Pancoe Art Education Center.

One free ticket per valid UNCW student ID available at Sharky's Box Office.

Hollywood Location Walk




Hollwood Location Walk invites you to join one of the Hollywood East's most entertaining & self-important directors on a name dropping, movie & TV extravaganza through one of America's largest living film sets; Wilmington, NC!


One free ticket per valid UNCW student ID available at Sharky's Box Office.

Airlie Gardens Concerts









The Airlie Gardens Concert Series features an eclectic mix of music performances. Airlie Gardens is a 67-acre seaside oasis of flora and fauna that provides a magical venue for this annual summer entertainment held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of each month in the summer. Take the FREE TROLLEY from 5335 Oleander Drive, which is the old Cinema 6 parking lot across from Jungle Rapids, near campus.


One free ticket per student. Tickets available at Sharky's Box Office.



Sharky's Game Room


Open for the Summer! Mon-Thurs, 10 am - 4 pm

Sharky's Game Room is UNCW's premiere gaming and entertainment destination. Enjoy playing games on our four billiards tables. Experience Xbox 360 in our large-screen electronic gaming lounge, while selecting from our library of nearly 60 games. Show off your footwork on the Dance Dance Revolution machine (DDR). Bring a friend for a fun round of ping pong. Sharky's sells a variety of drinks and snacks at affordable prices.


Farmer's Markets





Wrightsville Beach Farmer's Market
Mondays from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Wrightsville Beach in front of the Post Office.


Riverfront Farmer's Market
Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Downtown Wilmington at Riverfront Park on N. Water St. between Market St. and Princess St.

Wilmington Ghost Walk




Each Wilmington Ghost Walk tour is 90-minutes and depart every evening at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm from the Riverfront at Market and Water Streets downtown. Please make reservations for the date you would like to go once you pick up your free ticket voucher (reservations are necessary). Call 910.794.1866 to book your date.

One free ticket per valid UNCW student ID available at Sharky's Box Office.

Jungle Rapids Water Park




Water slides, wave pools, and more! Beat the heat by cooling down at Jungle Rapids Water Park, this summer. 50 discounted tickets are available for students to purchase at Sharky’s Box Office. Tickets: $10 (Limit 2 tickets per registered student).
Jungle Rapids Water Park is located near campus at 5320 Oleander Drive.

Two $10 tickets available per valid UNCW student ID at Sharky's Box Office.

Sunday Night Movies at Carolina Beach









Free Family Movies at Carolina Beach      

On Sundays from May 24 - September 6, 2015, this free movie series from the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is a great way to spend a balmy summer evening. Held on the spacious lawn of Carolina Beach Lake Park, the event offers family-friendly features and delicious concessions. Admission is free and the snacks are very reasonably priced. Bring a concert chair or a blanket and show up early for good seats. Films begin at dusk, usually around 8:45 PM in the summer months.         





Concert Venues


Greenfield Lake Amphitheater                              

Ziggy’s By The Sea                                                       
Downtown Sundown Summer Concert Series



Enjoy live music by the Cape Fear River! The Downtown Sundown Concert Series 2015 schedule presents tribute and party bands on Fridays from 6 - 10 p.m. from May 22 through September 4.



“Music on the Town”



Mayfaire’s Music on the Town Concert Series will fill the air with the sounds of local bands every Friday evening beginning Friday, May 22 and concluding Friday, August 7. The FREE Friday night concert series will take place on the Mayfaire Event Lawn located directly behind hhgregg from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Plentiful free parking is available on site, just bring a blanket or chairs for comfort.

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