Thousands of people made their way to Pleasure Island on New Year's Eve to ring in the New Year with the Island of Lights ball drop.
Hundreds splashed into the New Year as part of the 2017 Wrightsville Plunge at Crystal Pier.
People traveled from all over the country to get a chilly start to 2017 in Surf city.
Safety and security are major concerns around the country and world this New Year's Eve after recent attacks on so-called soft targets.
The 2017 Wrightsville Plunge will take place at Crystal Pier, behind the Oceanic, at 703 S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach.
Looking for things to do in Wilmington on New Year’s Eve? Check out the following events happening around town. All events will be held on December 31st.
Organizers are excited about the Island of Lights New Year's Eve celebration this year including a new firework show.
Kwanzaa aims to preserve African culture and bring unity, and Wilmington's 50th Kwanzaa Celebration was this evening.
The organization Haiti Awake has been helping to rebuild the lives of many Haitians devastated by Hurricane Matthew.
There are still 11 days of Christmas to go, but many of you may already be taking down your decorations. So what do you do with your Christmas tree?