The Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla takes place on Saturday, December 1, 2018 featuring boats, yachts, oars, kayaks and commercial vessels decorated for the season.
The decorated boats can be seen at 5:30 p.m., on the Morehead City waterfront and at 6:15 p.m., on the Beaufort waterfront. All decorated boats are judged for excellence and creativity.
Boat Parade Route: The boats gather on the Morehead City waterfront at 9th Street (Russell Yachts). After the line-up, the boats will slowly make their make their way down the Morehead City waterfront and then head to the Beaufort waterfront. Boats will gather near Duke Marine Lab and head down Taylor’s Creek to the Beaufort waterfront and proceed to the old Post Office at Cape Lookout National Seashore Welcome Center.
Last year, thirty-five boats participated in this event.
The Flotilla has been named a ‘Top 20 Event in the South’ for December 2018 by the Southeast Tourism Society.
For more information, contact, the Friends of the North Carolina Maritime Museum at 252-728-1368.
34 Degrees North Restaurant at the Beaufort Hotel is a proud sponsor of this 2018 event.
Opening in the Spring 2019, the Beaufort Hotel offers the relaxed elegance and heightened Southern hospitality of a waterfront boutique hotel.
With over 10,000 sq. ft. of event space, it’s the premier location meetings, conferences, retreats, and weddings.
34 Degrees North, our 200-seat waterfront restaurant, features fresh local seafood, hand cut steaks, locally sourced produce and vegetarian fare – something for everyone. Dine on the outdoor patio, a covered open-air dining space overlooking Taylor’s Creek and Rachel Carson Reserve, home to over 30 amazing wild horses. The restaurant will be open to the public for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday Brunch.
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Discover the hidden gems that will make your next stay memorable by experiencing the Beaufort Hotel in 2019, the gem of the Crystal Coast.
Learn more at www.beauforthotelnc.com.