Kid-friendly articles

There is no better place to visit or raise your family than the Cape Fear region. Whether you are here on a fun getaway or are fortunate enough to live in this beautiful coastal area year-round, you will find much to see and do together. Featuring an abundance of kid-friendly attractions and activities, the area provides many services to keep your kids healthy, happy, educated and entertained.


Wilmington’s Original Mexican Restaurant

When Manuel Ibarra and his two brothers first opened the doors of El Cerro Grande in Wilmington in January of 1991, the restaurant drew so many that it ran out of food in less than two hours. Nearly three decades later, the Ibarra family continues to impress the Port City with quality Mexican food and exceptional service. Now with three locations in Wilmington, El Cerro Grande is proud to be known as Wilmington’s original authentic Mexican restaurant. 

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra Musical Beginnings

When violinist Gaile Zack and her family moved to Wilmington in 1971, she couldn’t find a home for her music. Having played in community orchestras in Arkansas, Florida and Tennessee, Zack quickly realized that although Wilmington had many community offerings, live classical music wasn’t one of them.

5 Reasons to Support Wilmington Symphony Orchestra

For nearly half a century, Wilmington Symphony Orchestra (WSO) has regaled the Cape Fear area with an extensive lineup of live musical performances, including five masterworks classical concerts and two pops concerts each year. The orchestra’s rich history and cultural arts significance makes it an invaluable asset to the community.

Carolina Ale House

Two giant, flat-screen televisions and 46 other broadcast sports throughout the family-friendly restaurant. In between are all manner of sports memorabilia from local and state teams. Watch all the games at booths, bar tables, an inside bar and beautiful outside bar and patio.

Topsail Steamer

Instructions: Pick out one of 7 Signature Bay Buckets® or build your own with your choice of seafood and sausage, let them know how many you need to feed, pick your seasoning, and in minutes you have a bucket of steamed seafood ready to please your partner, group or party. Pick up your pot at their spot in Wrightsville Beach, or have it shipped to your bungalow for the perfect way to end a day at beach.


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