Taste Of Wrightsville Beach Returns Nov. 4

By Meghan Corbett, posted Oct 25, 2023
Restaurants and drink establishments served to a sold-out crowd at last year's Taste of Wrightsville Beach event. (Photo courtesy of Taste of Wrightsville Beach)

The 10th annual Taste of Wrightsville Beach takes place 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4th, taking over Bluewater Waterfront Gril's parking lot.

With more than 35 booths showcasing the area’s cuisine, the event takes place under a massive, heated tent at the restaurant, 4 Marina St. in Wrightsville Beach.

“We expect a sold-out event again this year as Taste of WB has become wildly popular,” event co-chair Lisa Weeks said. “Participants enjoy the diverse cuisine of our local restaurants and great breweries, wine and spirits, while supporting the Weekend Meals on Wheels organization, which feeds our senior shut-ins.”

The mission of the Weekend Meels on Wheels program is to “… ensure provision of nutritious meals and social contact to seniors on weekends and other days not covered by the weekday Home Delivered Meals program in New Hanover County.”

Proceeds from Taste of WB will benefit Weekend Meals on Wheels.

“Folks can relax in the MegaCorp lounge while listening to the Tideline String Band presented by Hagood Homes,” Weeks said.

Along with returning eateries, Kipos Hellenic Cuisine is joining the lineup this year with dishes that include short rib youvetsi, seared scallops, pork belly, catfish and tuna poke tacos. Other new additions are Jerry’s Food, Wine & Spirits and Drift Coffee & Kitchen.

The event culminates with judges rating dinners with Best in Show, Best Savory Dishes and Best Sweet Dishes while those in attendance select the People’s Choice, Best Beer and Best Wine winners.

Tickets are $100 per adult, which includes a tasting of each dish and samples of beer and wine. There is also an option for a food-only admission for $25 per person for those under 21 years of age. Children ages 5 and under get in free.

Taste of Wrightsville Beach is a rain-or-shine event. For more info and tickets, click here.

Ico insights


Headshot1 2162265156

The Guiding Principles of a Credit Union

Sarah Stone - Excite Credit Union
Jessiepowellheadshot webversion

5 Reasons to Build Custom Franchise Software

Jessie Powell - Wide Open Tech
Screenshot2022 01 06at338 162234623

Block Eatz Unlocking Value for Local Food Entrepreneurs and Communities

Girard Newkirk - Genesis Block

Trending News

Investors Look To Upgrade Aging Market Street Office

Emma Dill - Nov 27, 2023

In The Current Issue

Games And Pours At New Arcade Bar

Rally Point, 214 Walnut St. in downtown Wilmington, taps into the growing popularity of social entertainment venues, where people immerse th...

Working It: Employers, Organizations Toil To Meet Workforce Needs

Local industries and organizations are working on finding new ways to develop a local workforce....

Chief Fights Fire And Crime

Wilmington Police Chief Donny Williams still vividly remembers watching Wilmington firefighters extinguish a house fire on N. 30th Street wh...

Book On Business

The 2023 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!



2023 Power Breakfast: Major Developments