• Friday, April 24th - Saturday, April 25th

The skies over Carolina Beach are brimming with stars and natural wonders, and visitors and locals alike can learn more about this beautiful canopy by attending the Star Party at Carolina Beach State Park. Free and undeniably fun for stargazers of all ages, the Star Party features plenty of events including outdoor shows, telescope viewings, vendors, and other activities to help starry-eyed visitors discover all there is to know about this distinct and always stunning nightly display.

The Star Party is held at the Carolina Beach State Park, which is one of the most popular outdoor destinations and attractions for visitors throughout the Cape Fear coastline. During the evening event, folks will enjoy plenty of stargazing as well as corresponding activities that will shed new light on this nighttime landscape. Additional activities include planetarium shows, telescope viewings, area vendors and much more, and all visitors need to do is bring along a little bug spray and a flashlight to join in the fun. The event is held rain or shine, and is free for visitors and locals of all ages, with no registration required. Discover Carolina Beach’s truly wild nightlife, and make a date for the Star Party for miles of nighttime fun.