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Pleasure Island

Happening all week: Pleasure Island Arts & Entertainment Week

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videoCAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- Every day this week you have the chance to get involved and have some fun at Pleasure Island during Arts and Entertainment Week sponsored by Island Local. Events include making your own art, farm-to-table cooking demos, open market art sales, beer and wine tasting and Jack-O-Lantern painting for the kids. The event is to showcase all that Pleasure Island has to offer and support local artisans, craftsmen and businesses. Full story...
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Beach wrestling to return to Carolina Beach; Updates on Tamera Young and Jonathan Cooper

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videoCarolina Beach hosted the national championship for beach wrestling in 2013 and 2014. On Tuesday we found out the event will be returning to Carolina Beach for the next two years. Former Hoggard Viking Jonathan Cooper is back on the field for Arizona. We have an update on Cooper along with former Laney Buccaneer basketball standout Tamera Young. Full story...
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Happening tomorrow: Carolina Beach Music Festival

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videoThe 29th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival brings fun in the sun to the boardwalk Saturday. The music starts at 11 a.m. with the Band of Oz followed by the Embers and then Jim Quick. Bring your towel and cooler to groove to the tunes at the Beach Stage on the historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk, but remember no glass containers or pets are allowed. Full story...
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Happening Saturday: Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off

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videoIt's the 18th annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-Off, and while it promises to include all of the great traditions from past years, there are also some new elements to look forward to. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival announces headliners

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videoIf you like seafood and music, now is the time to mark your calendars for October. The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce today announced the headliners for the 21st Annual Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival. Full story...
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Holiday happenings this weekend at Pleasure Island

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Holiday Happenings continue this weekend on Pleasure Island with the annual Christmas Parade on Friday night and the Christmas Flotilla on Saturday.video Full story...
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This Weekend: 20th Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival

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video The 20th Annual Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival is this weekend, featuring Grammy Award winning artist Buddy Guy. Full story...
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Independence Day celebration underway at Carolina Beach, fireworks tonight

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video You won't have to wait much longer for fireworks at Carolina Beach, where the Independence Day festivities have already begun. Full story...
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Tropical Storm Andrea brings rain, wind, few problems to Pleasure Island

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videoPleasure Island is often hit hard by tropical storms. This time around, though, some of the usual trouble spots were basically trouble free as Tropical Storm Andrea, the first tropical storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, rushed through North Carolina today. Full story...
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Summer fun gets started in Carolina Beach

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It's beginning to look like summer at Carolina Beach. Full story...
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Carolina Beach dredging, renewal project nears end

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video After weeks of construction, crews in Carolina Beach are working hard to finish dredging and the beach renourishment by next week. Full story...
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17th annual Pleasure Island Chowder Cook-off Saturday afternoon

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videoThe Chowder Cook-Off is all about delicious food, good music, and family fun, so bring the kids along to this family-oriented event. Chefs from southeast North Carolina’s finest restaurants will prepare the region’s best seafood chowder recipes. Full story...
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Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry goes to summer schedule for Easter

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video The summer schedule will start a little earlier than planned on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. Full story...
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Stormy weather makes for wild Wednesday morning

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video It's the day after Christmas, and the weather outside is frightful. Our weather team has been predicting powerful storms, and today Mother Nature proved them right. Full story...
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Pleasure Island businesses have mix views of bridge work impact

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video After weeks of delays, a long-term work project on the Snow's Cut Bridge has begun. One lane in each direction will be closed for about four months But with the holidays right around the corner, businesses on Pleasure Island have mixed feelings about the timing of the project. Full story...
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