Downtown Wilmington NC

The Top 5 Things You Should Do This Summer in Downtown Wilmington

There are so many fun and exciting thing to do in downtown Wilmington that it is hard to narrow it down to just 5! The great news? All of these fun activities are just minutes from the gates of the new home community of Compass Pointe. So, get out there and explore…Wilmington, North Carolina is waiting for YOU!

Wilmington is known for its beautiful scenery and rich history. One of the best ways to experience historic downtown Wilmington is by enjoying a guided ride on a horse drawn carriage. Listen as your personal driver provides an informative and entertaining tour of the waterfront.

If you would prefer to test out your sea legs and experience the Port City like a true sailor, hop aboard “The Wilmington” for a fun and exciting cruise along the beautiful Cape Fear River waterway. Whether your interests are to experience the wildlife found around our riverfront or to relax with a glass of wine and listen to some live acoustic music, Wilmington Water Tours has a cruise for you.

Another fun and family friendly event is Wilmington’s Downtown Sundown Concert Series at Riverfront Park. It is a free event full of entertainment for all ages. Every Friday evening you can enjoy various music styles from both local and touring bands. This year’s headlining acts feature many fantastic cover bands from a variety of musical genres.

Day or night, Wilmington’s Riverwalk is an adventure in itself. Located along the riverfront with incredible views, amazing restaurants, boutiques and shops, the Riverwalk includes over a mile of boardwalk to stroll and enjoy. Treat yourself to a gourmet dessert at Kilwin’s or a unique piece of local art found at one of the many shops at the Cotton Exchange.

After strolling along the riverfront you will want to wet your whistle with some of the finest handcrafted brews in the Port City. Not far from the Riverwalk, is Front Street Brewery where free tours are offered every day. Partake in free samples while learning all there is to know about the beer brewing process!

Beautiful Wilmington is just waiting for you to explore – try something new today! The culture of Compass Pointe is centered around resort-style living…every day! With wonderful North Carolina weather, an ideal location for retirement, amazing amenities and tons of friends and neighbors …what’s NOT to love about life at Compass Pointe?! If you have any questions about life at Compass Pointe, we’re here to help! Visit our Contact Us form or call 888.717.6468 today!