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2023 Taste of the Coast Celebration

August 5, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

Doors open at 6:30 pm

Join the North Carolina Coastal Federation for the Taste of the Coast Celebration, a fun summer evening celebrating North Carolina’s beautiful and bountiful coast! 

This festive celebration will include mouth-watering food and wine pairings, fresh N.C. oysters (raw and steamed), a fantastic coastal auction, and live music.

Back again this year is the outstanding silent auction featuring the best of the coast, from boat tours to artwork, and more. This year’s celebration will also feature a new live auction with a curated selection of premier experiences, from unforgettable weekend trips to unique excursions. You can get a sneak peek at the live auction items, here. New items are being added weekly!

Our musical guest for the evening is Raleigh indie pop duo Relay Relay. This husband and wife songwriting team combines vocal melodies with rich harmonies and an amazing variety of instruments to produce a unique sound that we think you’ll love!

This casual celebration will take place on Saturday, August 5, on the banks of Bogue Sound at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City. If you’d also like to attend the Pelican Awards Ceremony at 5 pm at Carteret Community College, a separate event from the Celebration, please click here.

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Visit the Silent Auction

New items are added weekly!

Get Involved

Are you interested in supporting the Taste of the Coast Celebration? Join us as a sponsor, an oyster grower, volunteer, or donate to our silent auction! Please email Catherine Snead, catherines@nccoast.org, for more information, or sign up online as a sponsor, here.

Details on the Silent Auction

Our popular silent auction will be entirely paperless again this year! In addition to being better for the environment, this also allows for faster checkout at the end of the night. You’ll be able to place bids easily from your phone at the event, from bidding stations with the help of volunteers, or even at home if you cannot attend. You’ll need to set up your bidding profile with a credit card in advance and can start bidding once the auction opens on June 30th.

Thank You Sponsors

Kyle & Kelly Elliot

Shelli Willis

Gwen Langley

Kenneth Chestnut

Bailey-Basnight Real Estate

George & Debbie Aiken

Veronica Carter

Craig Harmes

Norris Cotton

& Tracy Mancini

Ty Minges

Edie & Kevin Reed

3505 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557 United States
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August 5, 2023
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Catherine Snead

The North Carolina Coastal Federation, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in its programs or activities.