Downtown Morehead City, Inc. and the Town of Morehead City, host this year’s ‘Downtown Countdown’

Downtown Morehead City, Inc. and the Town of Morehead City, host this year’s ‘Downtown Countdown’

Time to make those New Year’s Eve plans and Downtown Morehead City is the place to be! Kids of all ages will enjoy family friendly activities on December 31st to ring in the new year.

On December 31, 2021, the family-friendly event will kick off at 5:00pm with New Year’s Eve activities for kids, both big and small, around the Big Rock Fountain. The event will feature face painting, games, coloring stations, balloons, and a DJ. Watch and countdown as the Morehead City Fire Department’s ladder truck drops a festive crab pot at 6pm.

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Then stick around and make plans to visit one of downtown’s many local businesses for a little shopping, dinner, and entertainment.

For those who like to stay up and ring in the New Year, there will be a midnight firework show over the water! Fireworks will be visible from anywhere on the waterfront, so grab a seat along the boardwalk or try your luck with a waterfront view from one of downtown’s many bars or restaurants.

“Downtown Morehead City is the perfect backdrop for New Year’s Eve activities and entertainment – a beautiful year-round destination lined with restaurants and bars serving fresh seafood and wonderful dishes – I can’t think of a better location to ring in the new year,” said Lisa Rueh, Executive Director of Downtown Morehead City, Inc. “Not only is this another great opportunity for us to showcase downtown Morehead City for locals and visitors alike, but it is yet another great event to add to our annual lineup. Plus, it is family-friendly and free! We hope to see you and your family downtown for this year’s Downtown Countdown.”

For more information on activities and events in downtown Morehead City, visit and be sure to follow social media for the latest updates!

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Venue: Downtown Morehead City
Morehead, NC 28557