March 8 - March 8

Explore Wilmington and the Cape Fear River

Join Our State as we introduce you to the people and places that make Wilmington’s riverfront and the Cape Fear River an intriguing, beguiling, and historically significant North Carolina icon. March 8 – 10, 2019 Package Includes: • Two nights’ accommodations at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront • Garage parking • Welcome reception

Join Our State as we introduce you to the people and places that make Wilmington’s riverfront and the Cape Fear River an intriguing, beguiling, and historically significant North Carolina icon.

March 8 – 10, 2019

Package Includes:

  • • Two nights’ accommodations at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront
  • • Garage parking
  • • Welcome reception
  • • Saturday and Sunday breakfast buffets
  • • Saturday night dinner on the Battleship North Carolina
  • • All admissions and sightseeing per itinerary

Itinerary Highlights:

  • • Historic downtown trolley tour
  • • Guided tour of Robert Warren’s private home, the historic 1840 Richard Price House
  • • Insight Talk with Kemp Burdette, Cape Fear Riverkeeper: “Giving the Cape Fear a Voice”
  • • Insight Talk with Philip Gerard, Our State writer, professor of creative writing at UNC-Wilmington, and author of The Last Battlefield, among many other books: “Wilmington Goes to War”
  • • Private guided tour of the Battleship North Carolina
  • • Dinner on the Battleship North Carolina, with an after-dinner address by retired Rear Adm. Ronald H. Henderson Jr., United States Navy

Please click below to download the schedule of events.
Wilmington trip schedule 2019