HolidayGuide(2016)      Find all of your Christmas needs in the shops of downtown.  Click here to view the 2016 Holiday Guide.


The inaugural Holly Jolly Holiday Stroll is a free, family friendly event that will feature an array of holiday sights and sounds.  The event includes an open house to showcase of Downtown shops and attractions, strolling musicians, decorations and even Santa Claus arriving by boat.  For more information, follow this link.





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Wilmington, NC

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Downtown Wilmington, NC

Nestled within the Historic River District, downtown Wilmington is a destination like no other. It entices visitors to experience a wide array of restaurants and bars, unique shops, live theaters, galleries, museums, tours, cruises, historic buildings, and the scenic Riverwalk along the Cape Fear River.

Getting Here

Wilmington is a walkable downtown – all you have to do is park and let your feet show you the way. Parking is easy and convenient in the City parking decks. Located at 115 Market Street (with entrances on Market Street between Second and Front Streets, and on Second Street between Princess and Market Streets) and at 114 N. Second Street (with entrances on both Second Street and Third Street between Princess and Chestnut Streets), parking is free for the first hour. More information about parking in downtown Wilmington can be found here.