Who says cotton candy, clambakes, and Ferris wheels don't mix? Find these and more at the following seasonal seaside celebrations.
Morehead City, North Carolina, October 3-5, 2014
Feel like trying something new? Tour the state's main port and discover the ins and outs of the import/export business. Want some quality time with the kids? Enter a family fishing contest, ride the Ferris wheel, and enjoy a fireworks display. In the mood for good eats? Sample seafood from a variety of vendors and learn the right way to prepare coastal North Carolina delicacies from local experts. Throw in a hodgepodge of music genres, including blues, country, and Motown, and this festival really does have something for every member of the family.
Admission is free; 252/726-6273 or ncseafoodfestival.org.