Parks & Recreation
Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation is continually seeking opportunities to enhance the park settings and to maximize recreational opportunities. We strive to provide services and leisure opportunities that will contribute significantly toward the physical, social and emotional well being of the community. Click here to read more about the history of the Parks & Recreation Department.
Wrightsville Beach Valentine Run
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Wrightsville Beach Farmers' Market
Mondays, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
May 14 - October 29, 2018
Sounds of Summer Concerts in the Park
Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
June 14 - August 2, 2018 (rain date August 9th)
2018 Concert Schedule:
June 14 Southern Trouble
June 21 Striking Copper
June 28 Machine Gun Band
July 5 Sonic Spectrum
July 12 Overtyme Band
July 19 Port City Shakedown
July 26 Bantum Rooster
August 2 The Imitations
Cops and Ballers Youth Basketball Tournament
Friday, August 24, 2018 from 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Click here for more information and to download the registration form.
Click here to sponsor this great event!
Parking at Wrightsville Beach Park and Town Hall
May 1st - September 15th
If you hold a reservation for facility use in Wrightsville Beach Park, you are entitled to use the Event Parking Lot. This area is not a pay-to-park area and a parking receipt is not required in the vehicle dash. If you choose to park in a paid parking lot, you will be required to pay for parking as described above, even with a facility reservation.
Wrightsville Beach Park Inclusive Playground
Thanks to a $300,000 grant from Trillium Health Resources in 2016, the Town of Wrightsville Beach has a beautiful inclusive playground! For information or access to the wheelchair swing, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 910-256-7925.
Play components include:
~ Aero Glider ~ Wheelchair Swing
~ Slides (6) ~ Wacky Log
~ Spin Cups ~ Cozy Cocoon
~ Quattro See-Saw ~ Rockblocks Climbing Tunnel
~ Unity Dome ~ Swings (2 each) infant, belt, & accessible
~ Cruise Line ~ Ladder and Rope Climbers
~ A Variety of Sensory Components
Exercise equipment includes:
~ Power & Agility Step Exercise Station
~ Core, Torso, & Balance Exercise Station
25th Annual Bark in the Park
Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 11:00 am (rain date Sunday, October 7th at 1:00 pm). Everyone is welcome to enjoy this free, unique event and applaud the talented canine athletes. Competitors need no previous experience. Stay tuned for more information!