Now that the holidays are packed away for another year, it’s time to take advantage of that extra time to explore all the fun Morehead City offers throughout the winter months. This city is known for its summer activities, but that doesn’t mean it goes into hibernation for the winter. Check out these fun indoor and outdoor options you can enjoy in Morehead City all winter long.
Brides and Chocolate
Winter is the season for brides and chocolate lovers in the Morehead City area. January is the month for the annual Crystal Coast Bridal Fair, an event that is celebrating its 25th birthday this year. The event brings in a wealth of wedding professionals, allowing brides-to-be the chance to network, gather information and collect ideas before their big day. This year’s event will be held on January 14 at the Crystal Coast Event Center.
Chocoholics will not want to miss the Carolina Chocolate Festival scheduled just in time for Valentine’s Day on February 3, 4 and 5. Also held at the Crystal Coast Event Center, the Carolina Chocolate Festival boasts every type of chocolate treat you can imagine, from cakes to ice cream. Purchase your chocolate bar at the door to see if you are the lucky winner of a golden ticket that could send you and three others to Hershey Park for a sweet getaway.
When the temperatures cool down, it’s time to head indoors to see the fish at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. This state-of-the-art facility displays water animals from the mountains to the ocean. Exhibits are designed to interest visitors of all ages, with hands-on activities for the kids and educational options for adults, including local chefs demonstrating how to prepare delectable seafood dishes. Discounted admission is available during the winter months, so you can take advantage of the local attraction for less.
Go Fresh, Go Local
Winter is the time to take advantage of the fresh fare of Morehead City, thanks to the constant influx of offerings at The Friendly Market. This locally-owned shop features a wealth of fresh produce throughout the warm weather months, but their offerings do not stop when winter rolls around. Brows our selection of trees and shrubs available in our nursery or choose from the many tantalizing dishes included with our line of Mindy’s Baked Goods. You can even order a fully cooked meal to take home to your family with new menus every week to delight the clan.
Shopping and Dining
Farmer’s markets aren’t the only place to shop in Morehead City this time of year. Whether you are interested in nosing through antique shops, grabbing a bargain or checking out the latest trends, there are shopping opportunities for you right in town. Make time for a bite while you are out, with plenty of tantalizing eateries to choose from.
One of our favorite activities during the winter season is to indulge in a pampering at New Visage. This medical spa offers a wealth of treatment options to help you meet all of your cosmetic goals. From skin rejuvenation to body contouring, our non-surgical treatments can improve your appearance with minimal discomfort and downtime involved.
The winter season is the perfect time to check out some of the indoor activities in Morehead City you might not have the opportunity to take advantage of during the warmer beach months. To learn more about these activities or the pampering cosmetic treatments waiting for you at New Visage, contact our office today at 252-808-2NEW.