Annual Events

Taproom Calendar

February 13

Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration

Doors open at 6PM

Music: The Port City Players. Laissez les bons temp rouler! Let the good times roll!  Once a year, our favorite blues and roots musician Randy McQuay pulls together the Port City Players: we're talking fiddle, washboard, trumpet, trombone, guitar, keyboards, bass, they've got it all for an evening of music, N'Awlins style food and a couple of authentic King Cakes!

February 24

Irish Hooley Under the Bridge 11:30AM to 6PM

It’s the Irish Parade's Fundraiser of the year! Join us for a full afternoon of Irish music, Irish Dancing, Pipes and Drums and great food! Come and enjoy and remember that your generous donations will help support the Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade! For more information:

July 14

Hippie Fest Market 12 to 4 PM

All Things Groovy Mid-Summer Market and Hippie Fest.

We’ll have nearly 30 groovy vendors to check out at this Sunday’s Hippie Fest. A celebration with a hippie-themed market, gourmet popsicles, food trucks, live music, and coolest of all some of your favorite most awesome local vendors!

July 4

Freedom Fest

Every 4th of July we celebrate our independence with a family friendly, dog friendly, fulfilled afternoon with face painting, fairy hair, Fresh Start Reptile Rescue, food, beer, games, prizes, and music! Day starts at 2pm. Music 7-9PM. Downtown fireworks start at 9:05PM and can be seen from under the bridge.

October 5

German Oktoberfest - Doors open at 12-8 PM

It's Wilmington’s largest Oktoberfest celebration! Wear your favorite Oktoberfest outfit and come celebrate under the fest tent with traditional German Fest music, pretzels, brats, games and contests and have a stein or pint of our Waterline Marzen! Harbour Towne Fest Band starts at 1PM.